The Red Cross has sent more than 43,000 volunteers to North Korea, including to the locked-down city of Kaesong, to help fight the novel coronavirus … Read more
North Korea’s test results for a man suspected of being the country’s first coronavirus case were inconclusive, though authorities have quarantined more than 3,635 primary … Read more
North Korea has seemingly made important progress in its nuclear weapons programme and several countries believe it has “probably developed miniaturised nuclear devices to fit … Read more
The economy of isolated North Korea grew for the first time in three years in 2019 as better weather conditions boosted crop yields, but sanctions … Read more
The European Union on Thursday imposed travel and financial sanctions on a department of Russia’s military intelligence service and on firms from North Korea and … Read more
After North Korea announced what could be its first publicly confirmed case of coronavirus on Sunday, officials in Seoul believe they may have identified the … Read more
North Korea reported its first case of suspected COVID-19, in a person who returned to the North on July 19, state news agency KCNA reported … Read more
Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korea’s leader, said another summit with the United States would only be useful for Washington at this point, … Read more
North Korea does not feel the need to have talks with the United States, which would be nothing more than “a political tool” for Washington, … Read more
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told a meeting of the politburo of the ruling Workers Party the North had stopped the novel coronavirus from … Read more
North Korea has decided to suspend military action plans against South Korea, the official KCNA news agency reported on Wednesday, as a report suggested North … Read more
North Korea said on Monday that it had readied thousands of balloons and millions of leaflets in preparation for “retaliatory punishment” against South Korea.
The … Read more
North Korea has blown up its joint liasion office with the South, in the border town of Kaeso. Yonhap, the South’s state news agency quoted … Read more
South Korea convened in an emergency security meeting on Sunday in response to Pyongyang’s threats to cut off all ties with Seoul, demolish a liaison … Read more
North Korea sees little use maintaining a personal relationship between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump if Washington sticks to hostile policies, … Read more
North Korea said on Tuesday it will sever hotlines with South Korea as the first step toward shutting down all contact with Seoul, state news … Read more
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un focused on domestic economic issues at a meeting of the politburo of the country’s ruling Workers Party, state media … Read more
The U.S. Justice Department accused North Korea’s state-owned bank of evading U.S. sanctions laws and charged 28 North Korean and five Chinese citizens in its … Read more
Britain has temporarily closed its embassy in North Korea and all its diplomatic staff have left the country, the UK ambassador said on Thursday, the … Read more
South Korea’s spy agency said on Wednesday there are no signs North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has received heart surgery, the Yonhap news … Read more
Kim Jong-un makes first public appearance for 20 days, North Korean state media say, amid speculation over his health.
According to Reuters, he attended the … Read more
South Korean officials are calling for caution amid reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may be ill, emphasising that they have detected no … Read more
Several conflicting reports about North Korea’s leader health condition and whether he’s alive or dead
There are several conflicting reports about North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un’s health condition and whether he’s alive or dead.
On Saturday, North Korea’s leader … Read more
Reuters reports that China has dispatched a team to North Korea including medical experts to advise on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to … Read more
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday threw more cold water on reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was gravely ill, but declined to … Read more
UPDATE – The Chinese Communist Party’s International Liaison Department told Reuters on Tuesday, that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is not believed to be … Read more
North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles off the east coast into the sea on Monday, South Korea’s defense ministry said.
The ministry did not … Read more
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw military drills on Friday, state media KCNA said, a rare public outing amid efforts to prevent an outbreak … Read more
North Korea’s new foreign minister is a former defense commander with little diplomatic experience, spotlighting leader Kim Jong Un’s reliance on party and military loyalists … Read more
North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho has been replaced, Seoul-based NK News reported.
The usually well-informed outlet, citing multiple unnamed sources in Pyongyang, said … Read more
The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on two North Korean entities that it said are involved in sending North Koreans to work abroad … Read more
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said he is “deeply concerned” about North Korea’s indication on Wednesday that it could resume nuclear and missile tests.
The … Read more
North Korea’s leader has called for “positive and offensive measures” to ensure the country’s “sovereignty and security”, state media said.
Kim Jong-un was speaking at … Read more
The US is closely monitoring North Korea for a threatened “Christmas gift” missile launch or nuclear test.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had given … Read more
U.S. special envoy Stephen Biegun has urged North Korea to come to the negotiating table, saying: “We are here, let’s get this done.”
His comments … Read more
A photo released by the official North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on 21 November 2019 shows a sheetlet issued in the DPRK.
The stamps … Read more
North Korea’s state media on Friday stepped up a personal attack on former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden for slandering its leader, calling the Democratic … Read more
North Korea has fired two unidentified “projectiles” into the sea, the South Korean military says.
If confirmed as a missile test, it would be the … Read more
Foreboding of major announcement as North Korean leader Kim Jong-un rides white horse on Paektu Mountain
An undated photo released by the official North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, riding a white horse through the … Read more
North Korea has confirmed it test-fired a new type of a ballistic missile, a significant escalation from the short-range tests it has conducted since May.… Read more
North Korea may have fired a ballistic missile from a submarine, according to officials in South Korea.
The missile is thought to have been launched … Read more
U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters on Thursday he would be willing to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to resume denuclearisation talks at … Read more
North Korea has told the United Nations to cut the number of international staff it deploys in the country because the world body’s programs have … Read more
North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said on Friday Pyongyang is ready for both dialogue and confrontation with the United States, warning Washington that … Read more