Articles about North Korea

North Korea: 8,20,620 fresh COVID-19 cases in just 3 days

15 May 2022

World
North Korea: 8,20,620 fresh COVID-19 cases in just 3 days

Just days after North Korea reported its first COVID-19 case, an explosion in the number of cases rocked the country on Sunday.

North Korea reports 6 COVID-19 deaths, isolates 1,87,800 people

13 May 2022

World
North Korea reports 6 COVID-19 deaths, isolates 1,87,800 people

A day after North Korea acknowledged its first-ever COVID-19 outbreak, the nation said six people have died and thousands have shown symptoms of fever.

North Korea confirms first COVID-19 case ever, imposes nationwide lockdown

12 May 2022

World
North Korea confirms first COVID-19 case ever, imposes nationwide lockdown

Confirming its first COVID-19 case on Thursday, North Korea ordered a nationwide lockdown calling it the "gravest national emergency."

North Korea test-fires submarine missile amid nuclear test concerns

07 May 2022

World
North Korea test-fires submarine missile amid nuclear test concerns

North Korea launched a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) on Saturday, its second launch in three days after the US warned Pyongyang could be planning a nuclear test.

North Korea suspended from 2022 Winter Olympics for Tokyo no-show

09 Sep 2021

Sports
North Korea suspended from 2022 Winter Olympics for Tokyo no-show

North Korea was formally suspended from the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics by the IOC on Wednesday as punishment for refusing to send a team to the Tokyo Games citing the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kim orders tougher virus steps after North Korea shuns vaccines

03 Sep 2021

World
Kim orders tougher virus steps after North Korea shuns vaccines

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered officials to wage a tougher epidemic prevention campaign after he turned down some foreign COVID-19 vaccines offered via the UN-backed immunization program.

No trace of COVID-19 in country: North Korea tells WHO

22 Jun 2021

World
No trace of COVID-19 in country: North Korea tells WHO

North Korea has told the World Health Organization that it tested more than 30,000 people for the coronavirus through June 10 but has yet to find a single infection.

Wokeness gone wrong: North Korean defector student slams US colleges

15 Jun 2021

World
Wokeness gone wrong: North Korean defector student slams US colleges

A woman who defected North Korea over a decade ago says she was excited about studying in the United States - only until she actually did that.

North Korea tells WHO it is still virus-free

07 Apr 2021

World
North Korea tells WHO it is still virus-free

Isolated North Korea has continued to claim a perfect record in keeping out the coronavirus in its latest report to the World Health Organization (WHO).

White House: North Korea has conducted short-range missile test

24 Mar 2021

World
White House: North Korea has conducted short-range missile test

North Korea fired short-range missiles this past weekend, days after Kim Jong Un's sister threatened the United States and South Korea for holding joint military exercises.

#ComicBytes: The origin of Slade Wilson aka the Deathstroke

23 Dec 2020

Entertainment
#ComicBytes: The origin of Slade Wilson aka the Deathstroke

Deathstroke, originally known as Deathstroke The Terminator, is the best assassin in the DC Universe.

BTS members can join military late, South Korea passes law

06 Dec 2020

Entertainment
BTS members can join military late, South Korea passes law

BTS, the Korean pop sensation, has been given a satisfying respite.

Donald Trump nominated for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize: Here's why

09 Sep 2020

World
Donald Trump nominated for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize: Here's why

United States President Donald Trump has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for brokering a deal between adversaries Israel and UAE, reports said on Wednesday.

North Korea's Kim Jong-un in coma, sister to take control

24 Aug 2020

World
North Korea's Kim Jong-un in coma, sister to take control

North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong-un has slipped into a coma and his sister Kim Yo-jong will become the de-facto ruler, multiple reports said.

Donald Trump terms rival Joe Biden as voters' "worst nightmare"

21 Aug 2020

World
Donald Trump terms rival Joe Biden as voters' "worst nightmare"

On Thursday, US President Donald Trump tore into his Democratic opponent Joe Biden just outside the latter's Pennsylvania birthplace of Scranton, calling him the "voters' worst nightmare."

Give up pet dogs for meat: Kim Jong-un to citizens

20 Aug 2020

World
Give up pet dogs for meat: Kim Jong-un to citizens

Adding to the long list of bizarre orders that he has given since coming to power, North Korea's Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un asked his countrymen to give up pet dogs, a move political watchers believe would assuage the country's hunger problem.

#NewsBytesExplainer: What are phishing attacks and how to avoid them?

21 Jun 2020

Technology
#NewsBytesExplainer: What are phishing attacks and how to avoid them?

A few hours ago, the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) issued an advisory warning about a massive phishing attack campaign.

Australia hit by 'sophisticated' cyber-attacks. Is China to be blamed?

19 Jun 2020

Technology
Australia hit by 'sophisticated' cyber-attacks. Is China to be blamed?

In a worrisome development, the Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison, has revealed that all levels of the government as well as its private sector, including businesses providing essential services, are facing sophisticated state-sponsored cyber attacks.

Netizens are convinced Kim Jong-un is using a body double

06 May 2020

World
Netizens are convinced Kim Jong-un is using a body double

Last week, unconfirmed reports emerged that the Supreme Leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un, had died.

After health speculations, North Korea's Kim Jong-un makes first appearance

02 May 2020

World
After health speculations, North Korea's Kim Jong-un makes first appearance

North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong-un made his first public appearance on Friday, weeks after speculations about his ill health took over global media.

USCIRF slams India over religious freedom, New Delhi dismisses findings

29 Apr 2020

India
USCIRF slams India over religious freedom, New Delhi dismisses findings

Claiming that religious minorities aren't being treated well in India, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) on Tuesday urged the Donald Trump administration to label it as a "country of particular concern".

Who will lead North Korea if Kim Jong-un dies?

23 Apr 2020

World
Who will lead North Korea if Kim Jong-un dies?

With recent reports that North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong-un is not keeping well, the question arises: who will succeed him?

Kim Jong-un, North Korea's leader, critically ill after surgery?

21 Apr 2020

World
Kim Jong-un, North Korea's leader, critically ill after surgery?

Kim Jong-un, the supreme leader of North Korea who is a revered figure in the country, is critically ill after he underwent surgery earlier this month, a CNN report said.

Doomsday Clock: Humanity's doom is just '100 seconds' away

24 Jan 2020

World
Doomsday Clock: Humanity's doom is just '100 seconds' away

The annual unveiling of the Doomsday Clock in Washington DC, United States, revealed that humanity is just 100 seconds to 'midnight' aka doomsday.

North Korean mother rescues kids; faces jail for bizarre reason

10 Jan 2020

World
North Korean mother rescues kids; faces jail for bizarre reason

In an utterly bizarre incident, a North Korean woman may face prison for saving her two kids from a fire but allowing the portraits of former leaders of the dictator-run nation to burn.

How the US-Iran conflict began: A brief history

08 Jan 2020

World
How the US-Iran conflict began: A brief history

Over the past few days, tensions have heightened between the United States and Iran.

Apparently, India cuts internet more than any other country

22 Dec 2019

Technology
Apparently, India cuts internet more than any other country

In the wake of violent protests against CAA/CAB, the Indian Government has created another concern for people in the country - unexpected internet shutdown.

Watch out! This Mac malware can carry out stealthy attacks

09 Dec 2019

Technology
Watch out! This Mac malware can carry out stealthy attacks

Often, we run into malware strains designed to compromise computers, steal data from them.

Pakistan to remain in FATF 'grey list' till February 2020

18 Oct 2019

World
Pakistan to remain in FATF 'grey list' till February 2020

After speculations over its black-listing, Pakistan will now remain in the "grey list" of the global terror funding watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF), until a new deadline of February 2020.

Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar Dahiya seal Tokyo Olympic berths

19 Sep 2019

Sports
Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar Dahiya seal Tokyo Olympic berths

India had another strong day at the ongoing World Wrestling Championships.

These 7 documentaries on YouTube are a must watch

31 Aug 2019

Entertainment
These 7 documentaries on YouTube are a must watch

Documentaries are not like films, as they are supposed to showcase reality.

Five embarrassing moments from Olympics

18 Aug 2019

Sports
Five embarrassing moments from Olympics

Olympics is the greatest sporting event and spectacle on the globe.

Trump meets Kim, becomes first US President to enter N-Korea

30 Jun 2019

World
Trump meets Kim, becomes first US President to enter N-Korea

US President Donald Trump on Sunday created history by becoming the first ever sitting American President to set foot on the North Korean soil.

US State Secretary, MEA discuss trade, H-1B visas and more

26 Jun 2019

India
US State Secretary, MEA discuss trade, H-1B visas and more

On his India visit United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Wednesday to hold talks on ways to bolster the Indo-US strategic relationship.

Who is India's new football coach, Igor Stimac?

15 May 2019

Sports
Who is India's new football coach, Igor Stimac?

On Wednesday, Croatian football legend Igor Stimac was roped in as the coach of the Indian men's national football team, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) announced.

Over a million computers remain vulnerable to WannaCry-like attacks

13 May 2019

Technology
Over a million computers remain vulnerable to WannaCry-like attacks

Two years ago, a major ransomware-based cyberattack, dubbed WannaCry, compromised hundreds of thousands of computers across the globe.

North Korea fires short-range missiles as US envoy arrives

09 May 2019

World
North Korea fires short-range missiles as US envoy arrives

On Thursday, North Korea fired two short-range missiles, says South Korea military. Reportedly, the missiles were fired from the town of Sino-ri, Northwest of capital Pyongyang, eastwards into the sea.

Soon, Reliance Jio could offer internet on Indian flights

17 Apr 2019

Business
Soon, Reliance Jio could offer internet on Indian flights

If there's anything that annoys us when we board a flight in India, it's the lack of internet.

Kim says he's open to another summit with Donald Trump

13 Apr 2019

World
Kim says he's open to another summit with Donald Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says he's open to having the third summit with President Donald Trump if the United States could offer mutually acceptable terms for an agreement by the end of the year.

Address global concerns on cross-border terror: India, US to Pakistan

13 Mar 2019

World
Address global concerns on cross-border terror: India, US to Pakistan

India and the US yesterday called on Pakistan to address global concerns regarding terrorism, including that emanating from across the border.

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