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Seoul Central District prosecutors received a criminal complaint against Kim Yo Jong from a Seoul-based lawyer and had started an investigation, a spokeswoman told AFP.

South Korean prosecutors begin probe into Kim Jong Un’s sister

Seoul prosecutors have opened an unprecedented probe into North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s sister over Pyongyang’s blowing up of a liaison office last month, officials said Thursday.
North Korea on Saturday denounced UK for announcing sanctions against two organisations that the British government has said are involved in forced labour, torture and murder in North Korean prison camps.

North Korea denounces UK for sanctions on organisations accused of links to prison camps

North Korea on Saturday denounced UK for announcing sanctions against two organisations that the British government has said are involved in forced labour, torture and murder in North Korean prison camps.
The meeting came hours after Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, slammed South Korea as the enemy and said Seoul would soon witness the collapse of a useless liaison office in the border town of Kaesong.

Kim Jong-un’s sister hints at military action against South Korea over defections

A day after Pyongyang hinted at possible military action against its neighbour, South Korea’s Unification Ministry has called out North Korea for not honouring past agreements between the two countries.

Kim Jong Un reportedly in critical condition after heart surgery

Fears were growing for Kim Jong-un’s health today after a US official said the dictator could be in ‘grave danger’ after heart surgery – although South Korea has played down the reports.

Donald Trump: Kim Jong-un a ‘very smart, hard negotiator’

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday in Singapore called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “very smart” and a “very worthy, very hard negotiator.”

US, North Korea officials in final summit preparations

North Korean and US negotiators met in Singapore Monday for final preparations on the eve of an unprecedented summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump, seeking to bridge the gaps over Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal.

North Korean media zero in on first lady Ri Sol-ju

North Korean media appears to be attempting to raise the profile of Ri Sol-ju, the wife of regime leader Kim Jong Un.

Speculation on Kim Jong Un visit to China rife as train departs

Speculation that Kim Jong Un visited Beijing on his first-ever foreign trip as North Korea's leader was rife Tuesday after Japanese media reported the arrival and departure of a special train met by an honour guard.

Kim Jong Un ‘likely’ in Beijing after train seen arriving from North Korea

Speculation is growing that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in Beijing following reports of a diplomatic train arriving from Pyongyang.

North Korea and South Korea to talk next week

North Korea and South Korea are to meet next week for talks at the border truce village of Panmunjom.

Two Koreas to hold summit, North ready for denuclearisation talks

The leaders of North and South Korea will hold a historic summit in the Demilitarized Zone next month after Pyongyang expressed willingness to give up its nuclear weapons in exchange for security guarantees, Seoul said Tuesday.

Pyongyang: North, South Korea reach ‘satisfactory’ agreement

Talks between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and a South Korean delegation reached a “satisfactory” agreement on a potential summit, North Korean state media reported on Tuesday.

South Korea sends envoys to North Korea

A team of special envoys from South Korea will depart from Seoul to North Korea on Monday to push for talks between Washington and Pyongyang on nuclear weapons.

North Korea lambasts US for attatching preconditions for talks

North Korea on Saturday lambasted the US for attaching preconditions to any dialogue between the states, as Seoul prepares to send an envoy to Pyongyang to help open talks on easing the nuclear stand-off on the peninsula.

North Korean general and Ivanka Trump attend Olympic close

A blacklisted North Korean general and the daughter of US President Donald Trump attended the Winter Olympics closing ceremony together Sunday, in the final piece of the Games-led diplomacy that has dominated headlines from Pyeongchang.

North Korea delegates arrive in South for Olympics closing ceremony

A delegation of high-ranking North Korean officials has entered South Korea on Sunday to attend the closing ceremony of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics.

South Korean MPs demand execution of North’s Olympic delegate

South Korean lawmakers protested Friday over a visit by a top North Korean general for the Pyeongchang Olympics, labelling him a war criminal over the 2010 sinking of a warship and calling for his execution.

Ivanka Trump and North Korean general to attend Olympic closing

US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka will come face-to-face with a top North Korean general at the Winter Olympics closing ceremony in the South this weekend, it emerged Thursday.

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No official data of persons living with disability – minister

The Federal Government has said the country does not have an official data of persons living with disability, maintaining that the 25 million number being bandied around should be taken with a pinch of salt.
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Lagos bye-election: APC, PDP bicker over ‘vote buying’

Ahead of forthcoming Lagos East Senatorial District bye-election that will hold on December 5, both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State have engaged each other on allegations of voting buying.
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Borno holds bye-election for state assembly

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Borno said it has concluded necessary preparations to hold bye-elections for the two vacant seats in the state House of Assembly on Saturday.
Former Chairman of the Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board, Stephen Odey, has picked the Peoples Democratic Party ticket for the Cross River North Senatorial By-election scheduled for October 31, 2020.

Cross River bye-election: Court affirms Stephen Odey as PDP candidate

A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar on Thursday affirmed Dr Stephen Odey as candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Cross River North Senatorial bye election.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has described the National Water Resources Bill as another Ruga aimed at creating grazing areas for herdsmen along shorelines.

Governor Ortom: Nigeria leaders have abandoned path of truth

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state Thursday said Nigeria has been plunged into several security, socio-economic challenges because those entrusted with the leadership of the country have abandoned the path of truth, equity, fairness and justice.