North Korea: News
28 Jan 2024South Korea
South Korean entertainment has captivated audiences globally, but its influence has met a stark barrier in North Korea due to the country's strict authoritarian government.
24 Jan 2024South Korea
A video, released by an organization working with North Korean defectors, has shown authorities in North Korea sentencing two teenagers to 12 years of "hard labor" for watching and distributing South Korean dramas and videos.
14 Jan 2024Kim Jong-un
North Korea fired a ballistic missile toward the sea on Sunday, according to its neighboring nations.
01 Jan 2024United States of America
South Korea's defense minister, Shin Won-sik, disclosed that his country's military is carrying out "decapitation drills" aimed at potentially assassinating North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
28 Nov 2023Kim Jong-un
North Korea on Tuesday claimed its new Malligyong-1 spy satellite has captured images of several United States (US) sites like the White House, the Pentagon, and nuclear aircraft carriers, KCNA reported.
04 Nov 2023United States of America
Palestinian terror group Hamas has reportedly issued a warning to the United States (US) for supporting Israel in Gaza.
28 Sep 2023Kim Jong-un
North Korea allegedly amended its constitution on Thursday to focus on expanding its nuclear forces, despite the United States (US) urging it to return to stalled talks.
13 Sep 2023Kim Jong-un
North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un on Wednesday promised "unconditional support" to Russia's "sacred fight"—apparently referring to the Ukraine war—to defend its security interests during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, The Associated Press reported.
12 Sep 2023Kim Jong-un
North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un has reportedly arrived in Russia for a summit with President Vladimir Putin in Vladivostok, traveling from Pyongyang on his heavily armored luxury train.
12 Sep 2023Kim Jong-un
North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un reportedly reached Russia on Tuesday to discuss possible defense cooperation and an arms deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin amid escalating tensions over the Ukraine war, BBC reported.
08 Sep 2023South Korea
North Korea on Friday claimed that it has launched its first operational "tactical nuclear attack submarine," the Hero Kim Kun Ok, after years of development.
05 Sep 2023Kim Jong-un
North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un is reportedly planning to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia.
10 Aug 2023Kim Jong-un
North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-un has reportedly dismissed his military's top general and called for "offensive" war preparations, including conducting more drills and boosting the production of weapons.
29 Jul 2023United States of America
Antony Blinken, the secretary of state for the United States (US), has claimed that Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu is currently in North Korea to secure arms to aid Moscow's halted invasion of Ukraine, reported AFP.
19 Jul 2023United States of America
A United States soldier, Private Second Class Travis King (23) has been detained in North Korea after he crossed over to the country from neighboring South Korea without authorization, the US military said.
01 Jun 2023Kim Jong-un
North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un might be experiencing a sleep disorder and could be facing a potentially worsening alcohol and nicotine dependency, as per a New York Post report.
28 Mar 2023Kim Jong-un
North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un has called for increased production of weapons-grade nuclear material to expand the country's nuclear arsenal, citing war preparedness for the future, state media Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Tuesday.
24 Mar 2023Kim Jong-un
North Korea tested an underwater nuclear-capable attack drone that could create a "radioactive tsunami," state news agency KCNA reported on Thursday.
16 Mar 2023South Korea
North Korea test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Thursday, hours before South Korea's President Yoon Suk Yeol was due to fly to Japan for the first summit in years, reported PTI.
19 Feb 2023Kim Jong-un
North Korea on Sunday announced it test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in a warning to South Korea and the United States, adding the "surprise" drill showcased its "fatal nuclear counterattack" capability.
06 Dec 2022South Korea
North Korea simultaneously fired around 130 artillery shells into a maritime buffer zone as a warning to the joint US-South Korea military drills conducted along its border.
04 Nov 2022South Korea
South Korea scrambled fighter jets after detecting around 180 North Korean warplanes for over four hours near the northern border, the country's military said on Friday.
02 Nov 2022South Korea
In a first, both North and South Korea fired missiles that landed in each other's waters on Wednesday, reported BBC.
04 Oct 2022Japan
Japan woke up to a tense picture as North Korea reportedly fired a suspected intermediate-range ballistic missile over the island nation on Tuesday.
16 Jun 2022South Korea
Amid the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, North Korea on Thursday reported the eruption of another infectious gastrointestinal disease, the name of which isn't yet known.
25 May 2022South Korea
North Korea fired three missiles, including one thought to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Wednesday, South Korea said.
15 May 2022South Korea
Just days after North Korea reported its first COVID-19 case, an explosion in the number of infections rocked the country on Sunday.
13 May 2022World Health Organization
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.
12 May 2022World Health Organization
Confirming its first COVID-19 case on Thursday, North Korea ordered a nationwide lockdown calling it the "gravest national emergency."
07 May 2022South Korea
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.
09 Sep 2021Beijing
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.
03 Sep 2021Kim Jong-un
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.
22 Jun 2021World Health Organization
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.
15 Jun 2021Kim Jong-un
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.
24 Mar 2021Kim Jong-un
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.
23 Dec 2020DC Comics
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06 Dec 2020South Korea
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24 Aug 2020South Korea
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.
20 Aug 2020United Nations (UN)
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.
21 Jun 2020India
A few hours ago, the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) issued an advisory warning about a massive phishing attack campaign.
06 May 2020Pyongyang
Last week, unconfirmed reports emerged that the Supreme Leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un, had died.
02 May 2020South Korea
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.
21 Apr 2020Kim Jong-un
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.