Kim Jong Un

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lost 20 kilograms but remains healthy

Kim’s health has been a focus of keen outside attention in recent months because he has appeared noticeably thinner in state media photos and videos.

published on : 28th October 2021

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vows to build 'invincible' military while slamming US

Seoul’s Defense Ministry said South Korean and U.S. intelligence authorities were analyzing the North Korean weapons displayed but didn’t elaborate.

published on : 12th October 2021

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un calls for improved living conditions

The KCNA said Kim Jong Un analysed the unprecedented difficulties facing the North and called for the party's single-minded unity in developing the state economy in face of the grim situation.

published on : 11th October 2021

North Korea's Kim seeks better ties with South, but slams US

Kim’s statement is an apparent effort to drive a wedge between Seoul and Washington as he wants South Korea to help him win relief from crippling U.S.-led economic sanctions and other concessions.

published on : 30th September 2021

North Korea willing to talk if Seoul shows respect: Kim Jong Un's sister Kim Yo Jong

The comments by Kim Yo Jong followed a similar statement she issued Friday that the North was willing to resume talks with the South if certain conditions were met.

published on : 25th September 2021

'End hostility if you want talks with us': Kim Yo Jong to South Korea

Kim Yo Jong says an end-of-the war declaration can be adopted when the Koreas lift hostile policies and unfair double standards and biased views toward each other.

published on : 24th September 2021

EXPLAINER: Missile tests renew North Korea's regional threat

Experts say the missiles launched over the weekend resemble in appearance U.S. Tomahawk cruise missiles and are likely designed to overwhelm the missile defences of North Korea's neighbours.

published on : 13th September 2021

Kim Jong Un orders tougher virus steps after North Korea shuns vaccines

Kim previously called for North Koreans to brace for prolonged COVID-19 restrictions, indicating the nation's borders would stay closed despite worsening economic and food conditions.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Cocktails with Kim Jong Un: the Canadian jailed in China for spying

Michael Spavor has been pictured sitting next to Kim, sharing cigarettes and cocktails, aboard the North Korean leader's private yacht.

published on : 11th August 2021

North Korea vows stronger attack capabilities over allied drills

Kim Yo Jong's statement came after South Korean media reported the allied militaries will begin four days of preliminary training on Tuesday before holding computer-simulated drills.

published on : 10th August 2021

Kim Jong Un's sister warns South Korea-US drills will rekindle tensions

Regular drills between Seoul and Washington have been a long-running source of animosities on the Korean Peninsula, with North Korea calling them an invasion rehearsal.

published on : 1st August 2021

Even in absence, North Korea's presence felt at Tokyo Games

the hottest story of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, was the North Korean delegation, which included 22 athletes, hundreds of cheerleaders and Kim Jong Un’s powerful sister.

published on : 28th July 2021

US, South Korea agree to convince North Korea to return to nuke talks

Last month, the influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un dismissed prospects for an early restart of the nuclear diplomacy.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Leaders of North Korea, China vow to strengthen ties against "hostile forces"

North Korea has been expected to seek greater support from its ally and aid benefactor China as it grapples with economic hardship and crippling U.S.-led sanctions over its nuclear weapons programme.

published on : 11th July 2021

North Korea's Kim Jong Un vows to boost China ties amid pandemic hardship

Kim made the comments in a message to Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulating him on the 100th founding anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party

published on : 1st July 2021
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