north korea

North Korea demands UN action over cargo ship seizure by 'gangster' US

Kim Song -- Pyongyang's permanent representative at the UN -- said the incident was an 'unlawful and outrageous act'.

published on : 18th May 2019

North Korea says it's suffering worst drought in decades

In February, North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations, Kim Song, issued an unusual appeal for urgent food assistance.

published on : 15th May 2019

North Korean cargo ship seized by US arrives in American Samoa

The Wise Honest was slowly towed to the port of Pago Pago during a cloudy Saturday morning and docked at the main docking section of the port that afternoon.

published on : 12th May 2019

North Korea's missile tests not 'breach of trust': Trump

Kim has accused Washington of acting in "bad faith", and given it until the end of the year to change its approach.

published on : 11th May 2019

N Korea says it fired long-range missiles under 'command' of Kim Jong-un

The tests came five days after North Korea fired multiple short-range projectiles into the East Sea from Wonsan.

published on : 10th May 2019

US seizes North Korean ship for sanctions violations

The ship was originally seized from the North Koreans by Indonesian maritime authorities in April 2018.

published on : 10th May 2019

North Korea fires projectiles: South's military

The launch came just days after North Korea carried out a military drill and fired multiple projectiles, with at least one believed to be a short-range missile.

published on : 9th May 2019

North Korea says weapons drill was defensive, criticizes Seoul

The North Korean statements implied that Saturday's weapons launch counters joint military drills conducted by the US and S Korea.

published on : 9th May 2019

What missile? US and Koreas play down weapons test

South Korea's military initially said the North had fired "short-range missiles" but within an hour was describing them as "projectiles".

published on : 7th May 2019

Donald Trump and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe discuss North Korea

Trump said the two had also talked about trade, and his only public comment on the discussion was a tweet.

published on : 6th May 2019

UN warns of increased tensions over North Korea weapons test

North Korea on Saturday carried out a test of rocket launchers and unspecified tactical guided weapons

published on : 6th May 2019

North Korea tests new missile and Trump's resolve

There remains some uncertainty over what was tested.

published on : 6th May 2019

North Korea tested rocket launchers and 'tactical guided weapons'

Pyongyang had tested "240-mm and 300-mm multiple rocket launchers and a new type of tactical guided weapons with a range of around 70 to 240 kilometres."

published on : 5th May 2019

North Korea fires several short-range projectiles into sea

If it's confirmed that the North fired banned ballistic missiles, it would be the first such launch since the North's November 2017 test of an intercontinental ballistic missile.

published on : 4th May 2019

10 million North Koreans suffering acute food shortages: UN

The World Food Programme has said that "unfavorable climatic conditions, limited supplies of agricultural inputs, such as fuel, fertilizer have had significant adverse impact on NK's food corporation.

published on : 3rd May 2019
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