Kim Jong Un

North Korea: Kim's daughter appears again, heating up succession debate

Revealing the young Ju Ae came as a huge surprise to foreign experts, as Kim Jong Un and his father Kim Jong Il were both first mentioned in state media dispatches after they became adults.

published on : 27th November 2022

Kim vows North Korea to have world's most powerful nuclear force

The UN Security Council has passed nearly a dozen resolutions imposing sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear and missile activity since 2006.

published on : 27th November 2022

Kim Jong Un's sister slams 'idiot' S. Korean president

Kim Yo Jong's vitriol follows Seoul this week saying it was considering fresh unilateral sanctions on the North over recent missile tests, including an intercontinental ballistic missile launch

published on : 24th November 2022

Kim's sister warns US of 'a more fatal security crisis'

She said North Korea would consider the US-led statement "a wanton violation of our sovereignty and a grave political provocation".

published on : 22nd November 2022

Seoul: Kim's daughter unveiled last week is his second child

The daughter apparently is Kim's child who retired NBA star Dennis Rodman saw during his trip to Pyongyang in 2013.

published on : 22nd November 2022

North Korea's Kim boasts new ICBM as U.S. flies bombers

Friday's launch was part of the North's ongoing barrage of missile tests that are seen as an attempt to expand its weapons arsenal and boost its leverage in future diplomacy.

published on : 19th November 2022

North Korea unveils Kim Jong Un's daughter at missile launch site

It’s the first time for North Korea’s state media to mention the daughter or publicize her photos.

published on : 19th November 2022

North Korea fires ballistic missile, Seoul's military says

North Korea has dialled up its weapons demonstrations to a record pace this year as leader Kim Jong Un exploits the distraction created by Russia’s war on Ukraine.

published on : 9th November 2022

Dogs gifted by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the center of a row in South Korea

Moon and Yoon’s spat over the dogs sparked criticism online, with users lamenting that the animals were being treated only as properties.

published on : 8th November 2022

North Korea: Missile tests were practice to attack South, US

The North’s announcement underscored leader Kim Jong Un’s determination not to back down in the face of his rivals’ push to expand their military exercises.

published on : 7th November 2022

Why is Kim firing so many missiles? US-South Korea drills, experts say

Analysts say ongoing US-South Korean military exercises are a key factor and warn that Kim is building up to another nuclear test.

published on : 3rd November 2022

N. Korea says recent tests were 'tactical nuclear' drills, overseen by leader Kim Jong Un

The country revised its nuclear laws last month to allow pre-emptive strikes, with Kim declaring North Korea an "irreversible" nuclear power.

published on : 10th October 2022

North Korea sees suspected Covid-19 cases after victory claim by Kim Jong Un

Four new cases of 'fever symptoms' in North Korea are suspected to have been caused by coronavirus infections.

published on : 25th August 2022

North Korea claims disputed victory over virus, blames Seoul 

Seen delivering a speech on TV for the first time, his powerful sister said Kim had suffered a fever while glorifying his "epoch-making" leadership, and she blamed the virus outbreak on  South Korea.

published on : 11th August 2022

Kim Jong Un suffered 'serious illness' during North Korea Covid surge, says sister

She warned that Pyongyang was considering "a strong retaliatory response", adding that if balloons continued, "we will respond by eradicating not only the virus, but also "South Korean authorities".

published on : 11th August 2022

Kim threatens to use nukes amid tensions with US, S Korea

North Korea will likely intensify its threats against the United States and South Korea as the allies prepare to expand summertime exercises the North views as an invasion rehearsal, say observers.

published on : 28th July 2022

North Korea plans crackdown as Kim pushes for internal unity

The North's elevated restrictions on movement's in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak could cause a further strain on the country's economic difficulties, some experts say.

published on : 13th June 2022

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reaffirms arms buildup in party meeting

Kim defended his accelerating weapons development as a rightful exercise of sovereign rights to self-defence.

published on : 11th June 2022

US, South Korea fly 20 fighter jets amid North Korea tensions

The flight came a day after the allies fired eight surface-to-surface missiles into South Korea’s eastern waters.

published on : 7th June 2022

US official vows 'forceful response' if North Korea tests nuclear weapons

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could further escalate his brinkmanship by conducting what would be the country’s seventh nuclear test since 2006. 

published on : 7th June 2022
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