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South Korea's first-ever military satellite launched

The ANASIS-II is intended to enhance the South's ability to defend itself against the nuclear-armed North Korea, which invaded in 1950

21 Jul 2020 12:41 PM

North Korea rejects talks ahead of US envoy's arrival in Seoul

North Korea ridiculed South's “nonsensical” calls for revived negotiations between US and Pyongyang when it lost its relevance as a mediator

07 Jul 2020 3:32 PM

Kim signals North Korea to keep borders closed against virus

Pyongyang insists it has not had a single case of COVID-19, while the disease has swept the world infecting more than 10.8 million people

03 Jul 2020 9:15 AM

South Korea urges North not to send leaflets amid high tensions

Earlier Monday, North Korea said it had manufactured 12 million propaganda leaflets to be floated toward South Korea

22 Jun 2020 2:39 PM

North Korea blows up liaison office shared with South Korea

Since early June, North Korea issued a series of vitriolic condemnations of South over activists sending anti-Pyongyang leaflets

16 Jun 2020 2:55 PM

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North Korea cut off communication with South over anti-Pyongyang leaflets row

South Korean government said it would push for legal bans on launching leaflets, but the North said South Korean response lacks sincerity

09 Jun 2020 12:56 PM

North Korea praises China for getting the pandemic under control

China is North Korea's most significant ally and economic lifeline, accounting for about 90% of the country's external trade

08 May 2020 9:28 AM

As lockdown curbs ease, South Korea throws open malls

The term “bobok sobi” - revenge shopping - trends on the nation’s social media as people rush to make purchases delayed by lockdown

04 May 2020 11:53 AM

Kim Jong Un reappears in public after weeks of health rumours

The leader's recent absence from public events had triggered a series of fevered rumours and unconfirmed reports over his health condition

02 May 2020 9:42 AM

Amid speculations about his health, Kim Jong-un continues to remain an enigma

What do we really know about the man who leads North Korea?

29 Apr 2020 12:58 PM

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Succession worries for North Korea amid Kim’s health rumours

Questions about Kim’s health flared after he skipped an April 15 commemoration of the 108th birthday of his grandfather

23 Apr 2020 1:28 PM

North Korea media silent on Kim's health as speculation on health rages

North Korean media presented a business as usual image, carrying routine reporting of Kim’s achievements

22 Apr 2020 10:43 AM

Australian student says North Korea threatened to execute him

Alek Sigley was forced to read out a videoed "letter of apology" dictated by his captors before being released

02 Apr 2020 2:30 PM

North Korea insists it is free of coronavirus

Pak Myong, director of anti-epidemic department of the North's Central Emergency, insisted that the efforts had been completely successful

02 Apr 2020 12:50 PM

North Korea fires short-range projectiles

The launches is said to be a violation of an inter-Korean agreement aimed at lowering military animosities

09 Mar 2020 12:35 PM

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US envoy Stephen Biegun slams North Korea remark as 'hostile, unnecessary'

Biegun said the US was 'fully aware of the strong potential for North Korea to conduct a major provocation in the days ahead'.

16 Dec 2019 1:55 PM

‘Those not wanting divisive democracy should go to North Korea’: Meghalaya Guv

The governor was apparently backing the new Citizenship Act.

14 Dec 2019 10:52 AM

North Korea says it carried out 'very important test' at its long-range rocket launch site

The UN bans North Korea from launching satellites because it is considered a test of long-range missile technology.

08 Dec 2019 9:45 AM

North Korea builds memorial at birthplace at of Kim Jong-il

North Korea's Kim opens huge mountain development.

03 Dec 2019 12:20 PM

North Korea calls Biden 'rabid dog' that 'must be beaten to death'

Pyongyang is renowned for its vitriol, but the verbal deluge was unusually ferocious even by its own standards.

15 Nov 2019 9:10 AM

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