North Korea: News

06 Dec 2022

South Korea

North Korea fires 130 artillery shells as warning to Seoul

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 2022

South Korea

South Korea scrambles jets after detecting 180 North Korean warplanes

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 2022

South Korea

North Korea fires missiles, South Korea retaliates after 'territorial invasion'

In a first, both North and South Korea fired missiles that landed in each other's waters on Wednesday, reported BBC.

04 Oct 2022


North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan, tensions escalate

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 2022

South Korea

North Korea reports 'mysterious' gastrointestinal disease outbreak amid COVID-19 wave

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 2022

South Korea

North Korea test fires multiple missiles as Biden leaves Asia

North Korea fired three missiles, including one thought to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Wednesday, South Korea said.

15 May 2022

South Korea

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 infections rocked the country on Sunday.

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

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

07 May 2022

South Korea

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.

09 Sep 2021


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.

03 Sep 2021

Kim Jong un

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

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 2021

Kim Jong un

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

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).

24 Mar 2021

Kim Jong un

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.

23 Dec 2020

DC Comics

#ComicBytes: The origin of Slade Wilson aka the Deathstroke

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

06 Dec 2020

South Korea

BTS members can join military late, South Korea passes law

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

09 Sep 2020

South Korea

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.

24 Aug 2020

South Korea

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.

21 Aug 2020

Washington DC

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."

20 Aug 2020

United Nations (UN)

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.

21 Jun 2020


#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.

19 Jun 2020


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.

06 May 2020


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.

02 May 2020

South Korea

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.

29 Apr 2020


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".

23 Apr 2020

South Korea

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?

21 Apr 2020

South Korea

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.

24 Jan 2020

Washington DC

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.

10 Jan 2020

Kim Jong un

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.

08 Jan 2020


How the US-Iran conflict began: A brief history

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

22 Dec 2019

Uttar Pradesh

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.

09 Dec 2019


Watch out! This Mac malware can carry out stealthy attacks

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

18 Oct 2019


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.

19 Sep 2019


Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar Dahiya seal Tokyo Olympic berths

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

31 Aug 2019


These 7 documentaries on YouTube are a must watch

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

18 Aug 2019

South Korea

Five embarrassing moments from Olympics

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

30 Jun 2019

South Korea

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.

26 Jun 2019


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.

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