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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 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 tests suspected submarine-launched missile

South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the launch occurred from waters near the eastern port city of Sinpo, where North Korea has a major shipyard building submarines.

published on : 7th 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

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

North Korea-tied hackers executed $620 million crypto heist: FBI

The hack was one of the biggest to hit the crypto world, raising huge questions about security in an industry that only recently burst into the mainstream.

published on : 15th April 2022

Dialling up pressure, North Korea tests long-range missile

The launch, which extended North Korea’s barrage of weapons tests this year, came after the U.S. and South Korean militaries said the country was preparing a flight of a new large ICBM.

published on : 24th 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

Korean Summit: North to permanently close main nuclear complex facilities

Kim and Moon have decided to opt for peace, with North's promise of shutting down main missile testing sites.

published on : 19th September 2018

Singapore confirms it will host landmark Trump-Kim summit

Singapore's foreign ministry on Thursday confirmed it would host a historic meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month. 

published on : 10th May 2018

Trump personally welcomes three Americans freed by North Korea back to the US 

US media said Trump scored a diplomatic victory with North Korea releasing the three imprisoned American citizens.

published on : 10th May 2018

US President Donald Trump confirms Singapore is possible site for summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Trump confirmed that Singapore was on the list of possible sites, but -- following on from a morning tweet -- he said the Demilitarized Zone should be considered.

published on : 30th April 2018

Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says he'll give up nukes if US vows not to attack 

US national security adviser John Bolton reacted coolly to word that Kim would abandon his weapons if the United States pledged not to invade.

published on : 29th April 2018

White House says China informed US of Kim's trip

The White House says the Chinese government contacted them Tuesday to tell U.S. officials about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's visit to China.

published on : 28th March 2018

US 'surprise' at North Korea talk offer: Rex Tillerson

Tillerson's comments came after President Trump agreed to a historic meeting with Kim, the first ever between a US president and a North Korean leader.

published on : 9th March 2018

UN asked to allow sanctioned N. Korean to attend Olympics

South Korea presented on Wednesday a request to the council's sanctions committee for an exemption to the travel ban imposed on Choe Hwi, chairman of North Korea's National Sports Guidance Committee.

published on : 8th February 2018

Why Twitter did not block US President Trump after 'nuclear button' threat

Trump declared that his nuclear button was "much bigger" and "more powerful" than North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's after the latter threatened the US about Pyongyang's nuclear capabilities.

published on : 4th January 2018

North Korea launch 'violent act' that can't be tolerated: Japan

Japan's prime minister said Wednesday that the latest North Korean missile launch was a "violent act" that "can never be tolerated" after the ICBM splashed down in its exclusive economic zone.

published on : 29th November 2017

North Korea tests intermediate-range ballistic missile in fresh challenge to Trump

An initial Pentagon assessment said the missile flew about 1,000 kilometers before splashing down within Japan's maritime Economic Exclusion Zone.

published on : 29th November 2017

Women on trial visit airport where Kim Jong Nam was attacked

South Korea's spy agency has said the attack was part of a five-year plot by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to kill a brother he reportedly never met.

published on : 24th October 2017
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