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The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) is the state news agency of North Korea. The agency portrays the views of the North Korean government for both domestic and foreign consumption. It was established on December 5, 1946 and now features internet coverage.

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Kim Jong-Un Surveys Damage in Typhoon-Hit Area [Video]

Kim Jong-Un Surveys Damage in Typhoon-Hit Area

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has visited areas struck by a typhoon and called for 12,000 workers from the capital Pyongyang to join in the recovery efforts. North Korean state-run TV showed..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:37Published

North Korea places border city in lockdown over fears of first Covid-19 patient [Video]

North Korea places border city in lockdown over fears of first Covid-19 patient

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has placed a city near the border with SouthKorea under lockdown over concerns the country has its first coronavirus case,state media reported. The measure was taken on..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:42Published

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Kim Jong Un claims North Korea's Covid-19 response has been a 'shining success'

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North Korea to send 'leaflets of punishment' over border as tensions with South rise

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North Korean army 'fully ready' for action over South Korean propaganda leaflets - KCNA

North Korea's army is ready to take action if defector groups push ahead with their campaign to send propaganda leaflets into North Korea, state media said on Tuesday, in the latest warning of..
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North Korea will take "action" against the South and entrust its military to carry it out, Kim Yo Jong, the powerful sister of leader Kim Jong Un, threatened Saturday in a statement carried by the KCNA..
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North Korea says little reason to maintain Kim-Trump ties - KCNA

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Stay out of inter-Korean matters: North Korea to US

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SEOUL: North Korea rebuked Washington on Thursday for criticising its decision to cut communication links with Seoul, warning it to stay out of inter-Korean affairs if it wanted to ensure a smooth..
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North Korea says U.S. has no standing to comment on inter-Korean affairs: KCNA

North Korea on Thursday said the United States has no standing to comment on inter-Korean affairs, and said it is in Washington's interest to stay quiet if it wants a successful presidential election,..
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North Korea says it will sever hotlines with South Korea - KCNA

North Korea said on Tuesday it will sever hotlines with South Korea as the first step toward shutting down all contact with Seoul, state news agency KCNA reported.
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North Korea's Kim stresses self-sufficient economy at a politburo meeting: KCNA

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attended a meeting of the politburo of the country's ruling Workers Party, where economic projects including the chemical industry were discussed, state news agency KCNA..
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North Korea expresses support for China's measures in Hong Kong

North Korea's foreign minister met with the Chinese ambassador to express support for China's measures in Hong Kong, North Korea's KCNA state news agency said on Friday.
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North Korea warns South Korea to stop defectors from scattering anti-North leaflets: KCNA

The sister of North Korea’s leader has warned South Korea to stop defectors from sending leaflets into the demilitarized zone separating the countries, saying it may cancel a recent bilateral..
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North Korea's Kim vows to further bolster nuclear war deterrence - KCNA

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North Korea says recent South Korean military drills are grave provocation that demands a reaction: KCNA

North Korea lashed out at South Korea over recent military drills while Kim Jong Un sent a personal message to China's Xi Jinping to congratulate him over that country's success in controlling the..
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Kim Jong-un shown on state media after absence

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After rumours about health, North Korea state media report Kim Jong Un appearance

After weeks of intense speculation about the health of Kim Jong Un, state news agency KCNA said on Saturday the North Korean leader attended the completion of a fertilizer plant north of Pyongyang, the..
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KCNA reports North Korea leader Kim Jong Un resuming public activity

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North Korea's foreign ministry denies letter sent to Trump: KCNA

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North Korea leader Kim Jong Un oversaw latest missile launch: KCNA

Kim Jong Un personally oversaw Monday's "firepower strike drill," North Korea state media reported on Tuesday, including the launch of what appeared to be short-range ballistic missiles for the second..
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North Korea says recent military drills not meant to threaten anyone: KCNA

The sister of North Korea's leader defended recent military drills in the country, saying they were not meant to threaten anyone, according to a statement carried by state news agency KCNA on Tuesday.
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw military drills on Friday, state media KCNA said on Saturday, a rare public outing amid efforts to prevent an outbreak of the coronavirus in the isolated..
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent a letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping offering condolences about the coronavirus outbreak in China, North Korean state news agency KCNA reported on Saturday.
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