North Korea

North Korea, after harsh 2-year lockdown, slowly reopens border

North Korea's tentative reopening is seen in the apparent resumption of North Korean freight train traffic into neighboring China.

published on : 27th January 2022

North Korea fires 2 suspected ballistic missiles in sixth launch in 2022

North Korea last week issued a veiled threat to resume the testing of nuclear explosives and long-range missiles targeting the American homeland, which leader Kim Jong Un suspended in 2018.

published on : 27th January 2022

South Korean officials say North Korea tested cruise missiles

Military official, who requested anonymity over similar reasons, said the tests were conducted from an inland area, but didn't specify where.

published on : 25th January 2022

Biden-Kishida talks to touch on North Korea, China

The virtual meeting comes after North Korea earlier this week suggested it might resume nuclear and long-range missile testing that has been paused for more than three years.

published on : 21st January 2022

North Korea slams US, hints at resuming nuclear, ICBM tests

N.Korea's official news agency said Kim Jong Un presided over the Politburo where officials set policy goals for 'immediately bolstering' the North’s military capabilities to counter the Americans.

published on : 20th January 2022

North Korea fires short-range missiles in 4th launch this year

South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the North likely fired two short-range ballistic missiles from an area in Sunan, the location of Pyongyang’s international airport.

published on : 17th January 2022

North Korea fires likely missile in third launch this month, issues warning to US

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the weapon was fired toward the east but did not immediately say where it landed or provided other details.

published on : 14th January 2022

US hits North Korean officials with sanctions after missile test

The Treasury Department said it was imposing penalties on the five officials over their roles in obtaining equipment and technology for the North’s missile programs.

published on : 13th January 2022

North Korea claims successful test of hypersonic missile

The report by North Korean state media came a day after the militaries of the United States, South Korea and Japan said they detected North Korea firing a suspected ballistic missile.

published on : 12th January 2022

US and allies urge North Korea to abandon nukes, missiles

Six countries issued a statement ahead of the council’s closed consultations on the North’s Jan. 5 launch of what Pyongyang claimed as a hypersonic missile.

published on : 11th January 2022

North Korea fires possible missile into sea amid stalled talks

South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said North Korea likely fired a single ballistic missile from an inland area to its eastern sea.

published on : 11th January 2022

Banned from the Olympics by IOC, NKorea puts blame elsewhere

In September, the International Olympic Committee suspended North Korea through 2022 for refusing to send a team to the Tokyo Summer Games.

published on : 7th January 2022

Banned from the Olympics by IOC, North Korea puts blame elsewhere

IOC President Thomas Bach said at the time that individual athletes from North Korea who qualify to compete in Beijing could still be accepted.

published on : 7th January 2022

North Korea claims second successful test of hypersonic missile

The latest launch indicates the country will press ahead with plans to modernize its nuclear and missile arsenals rather than return to disarmament talks anytime soon.

published on : 6th January 2022

South Korea military apologizes for defector's border crossing

The Joint Chiefs of Staff said South Korean surveillance cameras detected the person scaling a barbed-wire fence at the border, But the troops failed to find any trace of the person.

published on : 5th January 2022
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