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Beijing Winter Olympics: Banned From The Games By IOC, North Korea Puts Blame Elsewhere

Beijing Winter Olympics: Banned From The Games By IOC, North Korea 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, citing the pandemic.

07 January 2022
North Korea Claims Second Successful Test Of Hypersonic Missile

North Korea Claims Second Successful Test Of Hypersonic Missile

North Korea claimed Thursday to have conducted the second successful test flight of a hypersonic missile, days after leader Kim Jong Un vowed to bolster his...

06 January 2022

Kim Jong Un’s decade in power: Starvation, repression and brutal rule – just like his father and grandfather

By the grim metric of fatalities in the first 10 years of a dictator’s rule, Kim Jong Un has yet to match the records set by his grandfather, Kim Il Sung, or...

International Human Rights Day | Five Worst Human Rights Crises In The World

International Human Rights Day | Five Worst Human Rights Crises In The World

International Human Rights Day: A look at five unforeseen stories which have recorded the worst Human Rights crisis in the world in recent history.

10 December 2021

North Korean Man Sentenced To Death For Smuggling 'Squid Game' Into the country

A North Korean man has been sentenced to death for distributing copies of the hit Netflix series Squid Game. His execution will reportedly be carried out by...

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01 October 2021
N Korea Test-Fires Newly Developed Anti-Aircraft Missile

N Korea Test-Fires Newly Developed Anti-Aircraft Missile

The North's recent tests were in line with Kim Jong Un's earlier vows to introduce sophisticated weapons and enlarge his nuclear arsenal to defend itself...


28 September 2021
North Korea Accuses US of 'Hostile Policy'; Continues Its Streak Of Weapon Testing

North Korea Accuses US of 'Hostile Policy'; Continues Its Streak Of Weapon Testing

The North's latest test, which followed two previous rounds of missile tests this month, indicated the country is returning to its tried-and-true technique of...


28 September 2021
North Korea Fires Short-Range Missile To Sea In Latest Test, Seoul And Tokyo Officials Say

North Korea Fires Short-Range Missile To Sea In Latest Test, Seoul And Tokyo Officials Say

The alleged test of this Short-Range missile comes after a series of tests that North Korea resumed after a pandemic break and is in violation of multiple UNSC...


20 September 2021
North Korea Warns Of Actions Against US-Australia Nuclear Submarine Deal

North Korea Warns Of Actions Against US-Australia Nuclear Submarine Deal

North Korea also referenced the "backstabbing" remarks of US ally, France. Says that there would be corresponding actions if "even the smallest negative affect...


15 September 2021
S Korea Says N Korea Fired Unidentified Projectile Off Its Coast, Officials Meet Chinese Counterparts

S Korea Says N Korea Fired Unidentified Projectile Off Its Coast, Officials Meet Chinese Counterparts

The meeting between South Korean and Chinese officials comes after North Korea resumed its missile tests amid a nuclear stalemate with the United States. The...


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13 September 2021
North Korea Tests Missiles After A Stressful Pandemic Break

North Korea Tests Missiles After A Stressful Pandemic Break

After seeing it's economy ravage under the pandemic, North Korea is back at its missile endeavours after a year. State media reported these long-range cruise...


30 August 2021
N Korea Appears To Have Resumed Nuclear Reactor Operation: UN Atomic Agency

N Korea Appears To Have Resumed Nuclear Reactor Operation: UN Atomic Agency

The IAEA report dated Friday said there were indications of the operation of Yonbyon's radiochemical laboratory from mid-February to early July this year.


08 July 2021
Seoul Spy Agency: No Sign That North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Has Been Vaccinated

Seoul Spy Agency: No Sign That North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Has Been Vaccinated

The National Intelligence Service told lawmakers in a closed-door briefing that it hasn't detected any information that North Korea has acquired vaccines,...


16 May 2021
North Korea Withdraws From 2022 Football World Cup Qualifiers: AFC

North Korea Withdraws From 2022 Football World Cup Qualifiers: AFC

North Korea has not yet given an official reason for pulling out of next month's qualifiers for the World Cup, to be held in Qatar in November and December 2022


24 March 2021
North Korea Conducts Short-Range Missile Test After Kim Jong-Un's Sister Threatens US, South Korea

North Korea Conducts Short-Range Missile Test After Kim Jong-Un's Sister Threatens US, South Korea

North Korea has ignored offers from the new Biden administration to resume negotiations between the two countries.


02 March 2021
Restoring Democracy: New US Envoy Urges To Ramp Up Pressure On Myanmar Military

Restoring Democracy: New US Envoy Urges To Ramp Up Pressure On Myanmar Military

A month ago, Security Council strongly backed return to democracy in Myanmar and calling for the immediate release of detainees including Nobel peace laureate...


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07 January 2021
Kim Jong Un Pledges To Expand Nuclear Capability, Bolster North Korea's Military

Kim Jong Un Pledges To Expand Nuclear Capability, Bolster North Korea's Military

Kim's speech likely contained 'sensitive contents' that can provoke the United States and South Korea, a researcher said


10 October 2020
North Korea Unveils New Ballistic Missile, Weapons At Military Parade

North Korea Unveils New Ballistic Missile, Weapons At Military Parade

The weapons included the North's biggest-yet ICBM, which was mounted on an 11-axel launch vehicle that was also seen for the first time, and a presumptive new...


03 July 2020
All Is Well In North Korea: Kim Jong Un Maintains 0 Coronavirus Cases In Country

All Is Well In North Korea: Kim Jong Un Maintains 0 Coronavirus Cases In Country

Kim told a ruling party meeting that the country has 'thoroughly prevented the inroad of the malignant virus and maintained stable anti-epidemic situation...


16 June 2020
North Korea Blows Up Liaison Office With South, Cuts All Communication Lines

North Korea Blows Up Liaison Office With South, Cuts All Communication Lines

Seoul's Unification Ministry says the destruction of the building at the North Korean border town of Kaesong happened at 2:49 p.m. Tuesday.


16 June 2020
North Korea's Military Threatens To Reenter Demilitarised Border Areas

North Korea's Military Threatens To Reenter Demilitarised Border Areas

The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un days earlier said the North Korea would demolish a 'useless' inter-Korean liaison office in the border...


03 May 2020
'Glad To See He Is Back': Donald Trump On Kim Jong Un

'Glad To See He Is Back': Donald Trump On Kim Jong Un

North Korean state television showed Kim walking, smiling broadly and smoking a cigarette at what the North said was the opening of a fertilizer factory on...


02 May 2020
North Korea's Kim Jong Un Appears In Public Amid Health Rumours

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Appears In Public Amid Health Rumours

South Korea's government, which has a mixed record of tracking Pyongyang's ruling elite, repeatedly downplayed speculation that Kim, believed to be 36, was in...


01 January 2020
Kim Is 'A Man Of His Word' On Denuclearization, Says Donald Trump

Kim Is 'A Man Of His Word' On Denuclearization, Says Donald Trump

The president was referring to a 2018 historic summit he held with Kim in Singapore. The two adopted a vaguely worded statement on "complete denuclearisation...


01 January 2020
Kim Jong-Un Ends Test Moratoriums, Threatens With 'New Strategic Weapon'

Kim Jong-Un Ends Test Moratoriums, Threatens With 'New Strategic Weapon'

A self-imposed ban on such tests -- Kim declared they were no longer needed -- has been at the centrepiece of the nuclear diplomacy between Pyongyang and...


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