North Korea

North Korea fires multiple cruise missiles off its east coast: Seoul

The launch comes about a week after Pyongyang test-fired its largest and most powerful missile, a Hwasong-17 -- its second ICBM test this year.

published on : 22nd March 2023

N. Korea launches missiles as US, S. Korea kick off major drills

North Korea is not technically banned from firing cruise missiles under current UN sanctions -- although tests relating to its nuclear arsenal are not allowed.

published on : 13th March 2023

North Korea's food shortage worsens amid COVID, but no famine yet

Unconfirmed reports say an unspecified number of North Koreans have been dying of hunger. But experts say there is no sign of mass deaths or famine.

published on : 25th February 2023

North Korea fires more ballistic missiles, warns action over US-South Korea drills

South Korea said Pyongyang's repeated missile launches are "a grave provocation" that undermines international peace, while Japan condemned the launches as a threat to its safety.

published on : 20th February 2023

North Korea says it fired ICBM as warning to US, Seoul

Pyongyang had last week warned of an "unprecedentedly" strong response to upcoming drills, which it describes as preparations for war.

published on : 19th February 2023

North Korea fires ICBM missile that lands in Japan's EEZ

Pyongyang on Friday threatened an "unprecedentedly" strong response to upcoming US-South Korea drills -- which it described as preparations for war.

published on : 18th February 2023

Russia's invasion of Ukraine reshapes global alliances, renews fears

While Western allies have cooperated closely in their responses to the war, a major diplomatic challenge has been to convince much of the rest of the world of the invasion's significance.

published on : 18th February 2023

Unlikely that Kim's daughter groomed as successor, says South Korea

Seoul claims the girl's repeated appearances in recent months were likely meant to shore up public support for Kim's ruling family and prepare for a future hereditary power transfer.

published on : 15th February 2023

Kim Jong Un shows off daughter, missiles at N. Korean parade

The parade was the fifth known public appearance by Kim’s daughter, Kim Ju Ae, his second-born child who is believed to be around 10 years old.

published on : 9th February 2023

North Korea party meeting set to discuss 'urgent' food issue

It’s uncommon for North Korea to hold two different party plenaries in a span of two months.

published on : 6th February 2023

North Korea denies arms dealing with Russia

A senior North Korean official rejected the accusations, warning that the US would face a "really undesirable result" if it persisted in spreading the "self-made rumour."

published on : 29th January 2023

North Korea locks down capital over 'respiratory illness'

The notice did not mention Covid-19 but said that the illnesses currently spreading in the capital included the common cold, report said.

published on : 25th January 2023

Kim Jong Un orders 'exponential' expansion of North Korea's nuclear arsenal

Last month, North Korea claimed to have performed key tests needed for the development of a new strategic weapon, a likely reference to a solid-fueled ICBM, and a spy satellite.

published on : 1st January 2023

North Korea fires three missiles amid tensions over drone flights

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement it detected the three launches from an inland area south of Pyongyang, the North's capital, on Saturday morning.

published on : 31st December 2022

South Korea's prseident calls for stealth drones to monitor North

South Korea’s military had fired warning shots and scrambled warplanes and attack helicopters on Monday in response to North Korean drones entering their airspace for the first time in five years.

published on : 27th December 2022

North Korea fires ballistic missiles after US-South Korea joint drills

The U.S. flew nuclear-capable bombers and advanced stealth jets near the Korean Peninsula for joint training with South Korean warplanes on Tuesday.

published on : 23rd December 2022

North Korea says latest launches tested 1st spy satellite

The North’s official News Agency also released low-resolution, black-and-white photos showing a space view of the South Korean capital.

published on : 19th December 2022

North Korea fires two ballistic missiles: Seoul's military

Military tensions on the Korean peninsula have risen sharply this year as Pyongyang has carried out an unprecedented blitz of weapons tests, including the launch of its most advanced ICBM last month.

published on : 18th December 2022

US slaps sanctions against Indian national, others for human rights abuses, violations

The US took this action on Friday on behalf of North Korea on the occasion of International Anti-Corruption Day and on the eve of International Human Rights Day.

published on : 10th December 2022

US, South Korea and Japan impose fresh sanctions on North Korea

Washington's action, announced Thursday, blocks any assets of three North Korean officials in the United States, a largely symbolic step.

published on : 2nd December 2022
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