North Korea’s missile launch condemned as ‘serious provocation’

North Korean nuclear warhead Another ballistic missile launch by North Korea has been condemned as "serious provocation that harms peace". The South Korean military said a pair of short-range ballistic missiles were detected overnight on Saturday, flying towards its eastern waters - the latest in the country's barrage of weapons tests in recent days. The … Continue reading North Korea’s missile launch condemned as ‘serious provocation’

South Korea prepares to counter North Korea’s growing nuclear and missile threats

South Korean president Yoon Suk-yeol has ordered an update to the military's operational plans, aimed at countering North Korea's growing nuclear and missile threats. Yoon said he wanted updated plans this week while visiting a military bunker that would serve as a command post in the event of a war. The announcement coincided with the … Continue reading South Korea prepares to counter North Korea’s growing nuclear and missile threats

DPRK launches 2 cruise missiles toward western waters

North Korean nuclear warhead The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired two cruise missiles toward the western waters, Yonhap news agency reported, citing a military official in Seoul. The military authorities of the Republic of Korea and the United States were reportedly assessing the details of the missiles. It was the second DPRK launch … Continue reading DPRK launches 2 cruise missiles toward western waters

North Korea proves it can strike US with ICBM

North Korea has announced that it tested a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile, marking an end to a self-imposed moratorium on long-range testing in place since 2017 and attracting international condemnation. North Korean state media said leader Kim Jong Un directly guided the test of the Hwasong-17, a "new type" of intercontinental ballistic missile … Continue reading North Korea proves it can strike US with ICBM

UN orders North Korea to shut down political prison camps

Tomas Ojea Quintana, U.N. special rapporteur for human rights in North Korea, has asked the communist country to release those Koreans believed to be languishing in political prison camps. "I have heard accounts that...the system, the political regime in North Korea, would not survive without the existence of political prison camps," Ojea Quintana told a … Continue reading UN orders North Korea to shut down political prison camps

North Korea: What you should know about the Supreme Leader’s sister, Kim Yo-jong

When the South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, called for an end to the war on the Korean peninsula recently, the initial response was a rebuff from North Korea's vice foreign minister. This has been the standard response from Pyongyang whenever the idea has been raised of turning the 1953 armistice between the two warring Koreas into an actual peace … Continue reading North Korea: What you should know about the Supreme Leader’s sister, Kim Yo-jong

North Korea laughing at the United States

North Korea has taken note of the George Floyd protests, and it's not exactly sending a note of support. "Demonstrators enraged by the extreme racists throng even to the White House," says a statement in one of the main state-run newspapers. "This is the reality in the US today." The context: The North says the … Continue reading North Korea laughing at the United States

REVEALED: Possible reason Kim Jong Un vanished from public eye

No one knows for sure if Kim Jong Un is dead or alive, or if someone else has already wrested power from him, but satellite images taken by a website that monitors North Korea offer new hints as to the whereabouts of the nation's leader. According to a report from NK Pro, luxury boats often used by … Continue reading REVEALED: Possible reason Kim Jong Un vanished from public eye

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Kim Jong Un likely sick and unfit to rule North Korea

With North Korea saying nothing so far about outside media reports that leader Kim Jong Un may be unwell, there’s renewed worry about who’s next in line to run a nuclear-armed country that’s been ruled by the same family for seven decades. Questions about Kim’s health flared after he skipped an April 15 commemoration of … Continue reading Kim Jong Un likely sick and unfit to rule North Korea

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Kim vows to defend North Korea with ‘flesh and blood’

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for his military and diplomats to prepare unspecified “offensive measures” to protect the country’s security and sovereignty, the North’s state media said on Monday, before his end-of-year deadline for the Trump administration to make major concessions to salvage a fragile nuclear diplomacy. Kim during a ruling Workers’ Party … Continue reading Kim vows to defend North Korea with ‘flesh and blood’

Asian Tigers meet as North Korean nuclear threat looms

Leaders from China, Japan and South Korea were meeting Tuesday against the backdrop of increasing threats from North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. The trilateral meeting in the southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu comes amid demands by Pyongyang for sanctions relief by the end of the year and threats that it may take unspecified actions … Continue reading Asian Tigers meet as North Korean nuclear threat looms

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The world awaits ‘Christmas gift’ from DPRK leader Kim Jong Un

An ominous threat from North Korea about a "Christmas gift" will keep the world on edge through New Year's Day — and beyond, The Hill reported Thursday. With no delivery of a missile from the increasingly nuclear-armed nation, anxiety has only ramped up for what, where and when North Korea might make good on its warning. No nation … Continue reading The world awaits ‘Christmas gift’ from DPRK leader Kim Jong Un