A North Korean flag flies on a mast at the Permanent Mission of North Korea in Geneva October 2, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo

North Korea fires ballistic missile: South’s military

Seoul (AFP) – North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea on Tuesday, South Korea’s military said, the latest in a series of tests by Pyongyang as a US…

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This picture taken on October 11, 2021 and released from North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 12 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un giving a speech during the opening ceremony of The Defence Development Exhibition “Self-Defence-2021” in Pyongyang. (Photo by STR / KCNA VIA KNS / AFP)

North Korea’s Kim says US is ‘root cause’ of tensions

Seoul (AFP) – North Korean leader Kim Jong has blamed the United States for tensions on the peninsula and accused the South of hypocrisy, state media reported Tuesday, as he…

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A North Korea flag flutters next to concertina wire at the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia March 9, 2017. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Two Koreas reopen hotlines as North urges South to mend ties

SEOUL (Reuters) – The two Koreas on Monday restored their hotlines that the North severed months ago, with Pyongyang urging Seoul to step up efforts to improve relations after criticising what it called double standards over weapons…

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This photo provided on Oct. 1, 2021, by the North Korean government shows what North Korea claims to be the test firing of a newly developed anti-aircraft missile in North Korea, Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: “KCNA” which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)

North Korea says 4th new test-firing was anti-aircraft missile

SEOUL (AP) — North Korea said Friday it had test-fired a newly developed anti-aircraft missile in the fourth round of weapons firings in recent weeks, even as it pushes to…

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This file satellite handout image provided by GeoEye on August 22, 2012 and taken on August 6, 2012 shows the Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific Research Centre in North Korea. (Photo by GeoEye Satellite Image / AFP)

North Korea appears to have restarted nuclear reactor: UN agency

Nuclear-armed North Korea appears to have restarted its plutonium-producing reprocessing reactor in a “deeply troubling” development, the UN atomic agency has said, a possible sign Pyongyang is expanding its banned…

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Thousands evacuated as floods hit North Korea: state TV

More than a thousand homes were damaged and about 5,000 people evacuated in North Korea after flooding caused by heavy rains, the country’s state broadcaster reported, with swathes of farmland…

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This picture taken on June 29, 2021 and released from North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on June 30 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) attending an enlarged meeting of the 2nd Political Bureau of the Party Central Committee at the 8th congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea at the Party Central Committee Headquarters in Pyongyang. (Photo by STR / KCNA VIA KNS / AFP)

Top North Korean officials sacked after ‘crucial’ Covid-19 incident

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un replaced several senior officials after a “crucial” coronavirus incident, state media reported Wednesday, potentially signalling a breach in the country’s epidemic defences. Pyongyang closed…

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (front C) attending the third day sitting of the 3rd Plenary Meeting of the 8th Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea in Pyongyang on June 17, 2021. (Photo by STR / KCNA VIA KNS / AFP)

Kim told North Korea to prepare for ‘dialogue and confrontation’ with US

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said his country needs to prepare for “both dialogue and confrontation” with the United States under President Joe Biden, state media reported Friday….

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This picture taken on April 15, 2021 released from North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 16 shows fireworks launched in Pyongyang to celebrate the country’s founder and Eternal President Kim Il Sung’s birthday. (Photo by STR / KCNA VIA KNS / AFP)

North Korea marks anniversary of founder’s birth

North Korea marked the anniversary of the birth of its founder Kim Il Sung Thursday, with mask-wearing citizens placing flowers before his statue in Pyongyang. The grandfather of the current leader Kim…

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This picture taken on March 25, 2021 and released from North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on March 26, 2021 shows a test fire of newly developed new-type tactical guided projectile in an undisclosed location in North Korea. (Photo by STR / KCNA VIA KNS / AFP)

North Korea claims the latest missile launched new ‘tactical guided projectile’

North Korea has tested a new “tactical guided projectile” with a solid-fuel engine, state media said Friday after the nuclear-armed country carried out its first substantive provocation since US President Joe Biden’s…

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North Korea’s Kim lambasts officials for economic ‘defeatism’

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has accused top officials of “self-protection and defeatism” and largely blamed them for the country’s economic plight, state media reported Friday. At a meeting…

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FILE PHOTO: Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un attends wreath laying ceremony at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi, Vietnam March 2, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva/Pool

North Korean leader’s sister is ‘de facto second-in-command’, South Korean lawmaker says

South Korea’s intelligence agency believes that Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, is serving as his “de facto second-in-command” but has not necessarily been…

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Trump says ‘glad’ Kim Jong Un ‘is back, and well’

US President Donald Trump said Saturday he was “glad” about the reappearance of Kim Jong Un and that the North Korea leader is apparently healthy. “I, for one, am glad…

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People watch a TV showing a file image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, May 2, 2020. Kim made his first public appearance in several weeks as he celebrated the completion of a fertilizer factory near Pyongyang, state media said Saturday, ending an absence that had triggered global rumors that he was seriously ill. The sign reads: “Kim Jong Un attended a ceremony marking the completion of a fertilizer factory.” (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un appears in public amid health rumors

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made his first public appearance in 20 days as he celebrated the completion of a fertilizer factory near Pyongyang,…

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Xi and Kim hail ‘immortal’ China-North Korea relationship

Chinese President Xi Jinping has promised to promote a “long-term, sound and stable” relationship with North Korea, state news agency Xinhua said Sunday, as the two countries mark 70 years of diplomatic…

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(Photo) The flag of North Korea is seen in Geneva, Switzerland, June 20, 2017/REUTERS (Pierre Albouy)

North Korea fires missiles into sea, says South Korea, nuclear talks in doubt

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired two short-range missiles early on Thursday from its eastern coast, South Korea’s military said, the first missile test since leader Kim Jong Un and…

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Trump-Kim historic meeting at DMZ

U.S. President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), met and shook hands on Sunday in the inter-Korean border village of…

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(Photo) North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un stands with US President Donald Trump south of the Military Demarcation Line that divides North and South Korea/AFP

Trump steps into North Korea, in historic first

Donald Trump stepped onto North Korean soil Sunday as he met Pyongyang’s leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the peninsula, in a symbolic diplomatic spectacle and a…

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(Photo) U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in attend a news conference at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, June 30, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Trump to meet North Korea’s Kim on DMZ between the two Koreas

SEOUL (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet at the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas on Sunday, Trump and South…

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(Photo) The North’s official Rodong Sinmun newspaper carried a photo of Kim holding Trump’s letter with both handsThe North’s official Rodong Sinmun newspaper carried a photo of Kim holding Trump’s letter with both hands/AFP

North Korean leader receives ‘excellent’ letter from Trump: KCNA

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un received a personal letter of “excellent content” from US President Donald Trump, the country’s state media said Sunday, amid a nuclear deadlock between Pyongyang…

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North Korea’s Kim says ready to denuclearize, discussing concrete steps

HANOI (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said today he was willing to give up his nuclear weapons and he would not be holding a second summit with…

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File photo taken on June 11, 2018, From AFP

Kim, Trump arrive in Hanoi ahead of summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump arrived in Hanoi Tuesday, ahead of a second summit closely watched for concrete steps to dismantle Pyongyang’s nuclear programme….

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in wave to Pyongyang citizens from an open-topped vehicle as they drive through Pyongyang on September 18.

North and South Koreas aim for agreement to unlock nuclear talks

SEOUL (Reuters) – Leaders of South and North Korea plan to announce steps aimed at rekindling stalled nuclear talks and deepening bilateral ties after they meet for a second day…

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North Korea holds 70th anniversary parade, without ICBMs

September 9, 2018 North Korea holds a huge military parade and mass rally in Pyongyang’s Kim Il Sung square to mark the seventieth anniversary of its founding on 9 September…

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North Korea staged a military parade on Sunday

September 9, 2018 Thousands of North Korean troops parade through Pyongyang as the nuclear-armed country celebrates its 70th birthday, followed by artillery and tanks.

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North Korea military parade marks the country’s 70th anniversary

Korean People’s Army (KPA) soldiers march during a mass rally on Kim Il Sung square in Pyongyang on September 9, 2018. Thousands of North Korean troops followed by artillery and…

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North Korea military parade marks the country’s 70th anniversary

Participants wave flowers as they march past a balcony from where North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un was watching, during a mass rally on Kim Il Sung square in Pyongyang…

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No long-range missiles, North Korea military parade features floats and flowers

PYONGYANG (Reuters) – With no long-range missiles on display, North Korea staged a military parade on Sunday focused on peace and economic development, filled with colored balloons and flowers to…

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Vietnamese national Doan Thi Huong is escorted by Malaysian police after a court session for her trial at the Shah Alam High Court in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur in June this year for her alleged role in the assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader.

Malaysian court to rule on women accused of killing of North Korean leader’s brother

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – A Malaysian court will decide on Thursday whether to continue hearing a case against two women charged with the murder of the estranged half-brother of North…

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