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North Korea's Kim supervises "drone attack" drill

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un supervised a drone attack on a simulated South Korean target on Wednesday, Pyongyang's KCNA news agency reported, and the armed forces shot down a target mimicking a cruise missile.Full story

North Korea confirms "successful" nuclear test: KCNA

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea confirmed on Tuesday it has successfully conducted a third nuclear test, saying it used a miniaturized device that had a greater explosive force than previous tests, the North's KCNA official news agency said. Full story

North Korea to launch satellite in December: KCNA

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea will launch a satellite in mid-December, the official KCNA news agency quoted officials as saying on Saturday. Full story

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  China, North Korea struggle with severe flooding

More than a quarter million people have been evacuated from their homes across China's northeastern province of Lioning. In North Korea, the official Korean Central News Agency said torrential rain and overflow from the Yalu River had covered more than 5 villages. NBC's Adrienne Mong reports.

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