north korea

US, South Korea discuss how to resume talks with North Korea

Kritenbrink and his South Korean counterpart Yeo Seung-bae agreed on the importance of pursuing stability on the Korean Peninsula.

published on : 11th November 2021

North Korea stages artillery firing drill in latest weapons test

An artillery firing competition among mechanized units was held on Saturday, with senior government and military officials present, the official Korean Central News Agency reported.

published on : 7th November 2021

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lost 20 kilograms but remains healthy

Kim’s health has been a focus of keen outside attention in recent months because he has appeared noticeably thinner in state media photos and videos.

published on : 28th October 2021

South Korea's leader vows final push for talks with Pyongyang

While launching a spate of newly developed weapons in recent weeks, North Korea has also slammed Washington and Seoul over what it calls hostility toward the North.

published on : 25th October 2021

Japan's PM interrupts campaign as N Korea test fires missile

Responding to North Korean missile launches, Fumio Kishida said he had instructed his government to consider all options, including allowing Japanese forces to acquire pre-emptive strike capability.

published on : 19th October 2021

Seoul says North Korea tested possible submarine missile

The launch came hours after the U.S. reaffirmed its offer to resume diplomacy on North Korea’s nuclear weapons program.

published on : 19th October 2021

North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea in latest test

The South Korean and Japanese militaries didn’t immediately say what kind of ballistic missile the North fired.

published on : 19th October 2021

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vows to build 'invincible' military while slamming US

Seoul’s Defense Ministry said South Korean and U.S. intelligence authorities were analyzing the North Korean weapons displayed but didn’t elaborate.

published on : 12th October 2021

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un calls for improved living conditions

The KCNA said Kim Jong Un analysed the unprecedented difficulties facing the North and called for the party's single-minded unity in developing the state economy in face of the grim situation.

published on : 11th October 2021

WHO working to get COVID-19 medical supplies to North Korea

Describing its anti-virus campaign was a matter of “national existence,” North Korea had severely restricted cross-border traffic and trade for the past two years despite the strain on its economy.

published on : 7th October 2021

Japan's new PM Fumio Kishida, US President Joe Biden agree to cooperate on China, North Korea

Kishida supports stronger Japan-U.S. security ties and partnerships with other like-minded democracies in Asia, Europe and Britain, in part to counter China and nuclear-armed North Korea.

published on : 5th October 2021

Two Koreas restore hotline despite North's missile tests

Liaison officials from the two Koreas exchanged messages over a cross-border communication channel on Monday morning, Seoul's Unification Ministry said.

published on : 4th October 2021

North Korea threatens top UN body after emergency meeting

North Korea has argued its nuclear programme is meant to cope with US military threats, though Washington has said it has no hostile intent toward Pyongyang.

published on : 3rd October 2021

North Korea says it fired anti-aircraft missile in fourth recent test

South Korea, Japan and the United States typically publicly confirm North Korean ballistic missile launches, which are banned by UN resolutions, soon after they occur.

published on : 1st October 2021

North Korea says fourth new test-firing was anti-aircraft missile

Some experts say North Korea wants South Korea to persuade the United States to ease punishing economic international sanctions on it.

published on : 1st October 2021
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