North korea

UN chief affirms support for denuclearised North Korea

Guterres, who arrived in South Korea on Thursday, later met with South Korean Foreign Minster Park Jin for discussions that were expected to be centred around the North Korean nuclear threat.

published on : 12th August 2022

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 Jong Un suffered 'serious illness' during North Korea Covid surge, says sister

She warned that Pyongyang was considering "a strong retaliatory response", adding that if balloons continued, "we will respond by eradicating not only the virus, but also "South Korean authorities".

published on : 11th August 2022

North Korea reports no new covid cases, says 'all recovered' from virus outbreak 

The country has one of the world's worst healthcare systems, with poorly equipped hospitals, few intensive care units, and no covid-19 treatment drugs or vaccines, experts say.

published on : 5th August 2022

Nancy Pelosi in South Korea: US house speaker avoids public comments on China-Taiwan

After visiting Taiwan, Pelosi and other members of Congress flew to South Korea — a key U.S. ally where about 28,500 American troops are deployed.

published on : 4th August 2022

In South Korea, Nancy Pelosi set to visit heavily fortified border with nuclear-armed North

Pelosi, who arrived in Seoul late Wednesday, will visit the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone where North and South Korean forces stand face-to-face, the South Korean official said.

published on : 4th August 2022

North Korea reports no new cases for first time since Covid outbreak

North Korea has recorded nearly 4.8 million infections since late April, KCNA said, adding "99.994 percent" of them had fully recovered with just 204 patients under treatment.

published on : 30th July 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 accuses US of biological warfare in Ukraine

Moscow in March accused Washington of funding research into the development of biological weapons in Ukraine, which has invaded by Russia nearly five months ago.

published on : 24th July 2022

Seoul rejects 'invasion' claims as North Korea slams trilateral military cooperation with US and Japan

North Korea accused the US of exaggerating rumors about North Korean threats to provide an excuse for attaining military supremacy over the Asia-Pacific region including the Korean Peninsula. 

published on : 3rd July 2022

North Korea reports another infectious disease outbreak amid COVID-19 wave

The Korean Central News Agency didn’t elaborate on exactly what the new epidemic is and how many people have been infected.

published on : 16th June 2022

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

China fears Covid wind blows in from North Korea 

Chinese officials have urged the residents along the Yalu River separating the two countries to shut their windows.

published on : 10th June 2022

US stresses allied cooperation in face of N Korea threats 

The latest top-level meetings between the countries came as North Korea apparently presses ahead with preparations for its first nuclear test explosion in nearly five years.

published on : 8th 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

S. Korea, US fire ballistic missiles in response to N. Korea tests

The 10-minute volley comes a day after North Korea launched eight short-range ballistic missiles following a South Korea-US joint military exercise involving a US aircraft carrier.

published on : 6th June 2022

North Korea test-fires salvo of short-range ballistic missiles toward sea

Possibly setting a single-day record for North Korean ballistic launches, the missiles were fired in succession over 35 minutes from the Sunan area near the capital, Pyongyang.

published on : 5th June 2022

Envoy says US, allies preparing for North Korean nuclear test

Sung Kim, the U.S. special representative for North Korea, was in Seoul for a trilateral meeting with his South Korean and Japanese counterparts.

published on : 3rd June 2022

North Korea launches three ballistic missiles, one suspected ICBM

It is speculated that amid the Covid-19 outbreak and economic crisis, North Korea could conduct an ICBM or nuclear test to bolster its military presence and tighten national unity.

published on : 25th May 2022
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