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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

North Korea reports more fevers as Kim claims virus progress

Around 219,030 North Koreans with fevers were identified in the 24 hours through 6 p.m. Friday, the fifth straight daily increase of around 200,000.

published on : 21st May 2022

North Korea reports 15 more suspected COVID-19 deaths 

State media reports said Kim and other senior North Korean officials are donating their private reserve medicines to support the country's anti-pandemic fight.

published on : 15th May 2022

Kim warns North Korea would 'preemptively' use nuclear weapons 

Speaking to thousands of troops and spectators mobilised for the event, Kim vowed to develop his nuclear forces at the "fastest possible speed" and threatened to use them if provoked.

published on : 30th April 2022

Leaders of 2 Koreas exchange letters of hope amid tensions 

Experts say North Korea's announcement of the letters, which came as Kim possibly prepares for a nuclear test and other major provocations, is aimed at dividing public opinion in South Korea.

published on : 22nd April 2022

NKorea tests new weapons system aimed at enhancing 'tactical nukes' efficiency

That test was the culmination of a record-breaking blitz of sanctions-busting launches this year and signalled an end to a self-imposed moratorium on long-range and nuclear tests.

published on : 17th April 2022

North Korea marks key anniversary but no word on army parade

On Friday, Pyongyang residents bowed and lay bouquets of flowers near the bronze statues of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il.

published on : 15th April 2022

North Korean veteran news anchor gets new apartment from Kim Jong Un

North Korea announced the completion of the apartment complex ahead of the 110th anniversary Friday of the birth of founding leader Kim Il Sung -- Kim Jong Un's grandfather.

published on : 15th April 2022

Kim Jong Un gives North Korea's most famous newscaster a luxury home

Experts say Kim is trying to boost his support from elite North Koreas while the country deals with pandemic hardships and a diplomacy stalemate.

published on : 14th April 2022

Kim Jong Un vows to develop more powerful means of attack

North Korea said Monday leader Kim Jong Un has vowed to develop more powerful means of attack, days after the country's first intercontinental ballistic missile launch in more than four years.

published on : 28th March 2022

North Korea may fire big missile to put spy satellite in space

Though North Korea’s neighbors detected two ballistic launches last week, they later said it was testing cameras and other systems to be installed on a spy satellite.

published on : 11th March 2022

Satellite images show activity at North Korean nuclear site 

North Korea has used the pause in talks to further expand its military capabilities, including nine rounds of missile launches in 2022 alone.

published on : 8th March 2022
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