North Korea: News

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.

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.

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

Donald Trump

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.

13 May 2019


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.

09 May 2019

South Korea

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.

13 Apr 2019

Donald Trump

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.

13 Mar 2019


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.

After Hanoi summit collapse, is N Korea rebuilding rocket site?

Activity has been detected at a North Korean long-range rocket site suggesting Pyongyang may be pursuing the "rapid rebuilding" of a test facility after the collapse of the Hanoi summit, according to the analysis of satellite imagery from a US think tank.

01 Mar 2019

Donald Trump

Pyongyang made 'realistic proposal' at summit: N Korea Foreign Minister

North Korea today said it had offered to dismantle its Yongbyon nuclear plant in exchange for partial sanctions relief at Kim Jong-un's summit with US President Donald Trump, after the meeting ended without agreement.

28 Feb 2019

Donald Trump

No denuclearization deal reached; Trump, Kim end summit abruptly

The second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un, held between February 27 and 28 in Vietnam's capital Hanoi, came to a conclusion on Thursday.

25 Feb 2019

Donald Trump

Is Kim Jong-un taking a royal train to meet Trump?

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is set to meet US President Donald Trump for their second summit in Vietnam this week.

25 Feb 2019

Washington DC

March 1 deadline extended, US to delay China tariff-increase: Trump

US President Donald Trump yesterday announced the extension of the March 1 deadline for increasing tariff on import of Chinese products, saying there had been "significant progress" made in negotiations with a visiting trade delegation from the far-east nation.

18 Feb 2019

Donald Trump

Trump-Kim summit: Pyongyang facing "historic turning point", says state media

On Monday, North Korean state media announced that the country was approaching a "significant, historic turning point", referring to the highly anticipated second meeting between Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump.

09 Feb 2019

Donald Trump

Trump-Kim summit to be held on February 27-28 in Hanoi

The much-anticipated summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will take place in Hanoi, Vietnam capital, on February 27 and 28.

06 Feb 2019


State of the Union address: Highlights from Trump's speech

On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump delivered his annual State of the Union address, which was marked by both a combative and a conciliatory attitude.

01 Feb 2019

Donald Trump

US-N Korea summit details to be announced next week: Trump

US President Donald Trump yesterday said the details of his upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will be announced next week, and that a date and place had been settled.

17 Jan 2019

Donald Trump

N-Korea yet to take concrete steps to dismantle nukes: Pence

North Korea has still not taken "concrete steps" to dismantle its nuclear weapons program, US Vice President Mike Pence said yesterday, ahead of a reported meeting between North Korea's chief nuclear negotiator and top U.S. officials.

17 Dec 2018

Donald Trump

N Korea warns US sanctions may 'block path to denuclearization'

North Korea has condemned the US over its latest sanctions measures, warning the policy could "block the path to denuclearization on the Korean peninsula forever".

02 Dec 2018

Donald Trump

Trump hopes to meet Kim Jong-un in January or February

US President Donald Trump said yesterday he hoped to organize a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in early 2019, perhaps as soon as January or February.

16 Nov 2018

US State Department

North Korea tests new ultramodern tactical weapon: State media

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has overseen the testing of a 'newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon', Pyongyang's state media reported yesterday, in a move that will raise the temperature over denuclearization talks.

16 Nov 2018

South Korea

North Korea to expel US citizen who 'illegally entered' country'

North Korea has decided to expel a US citizen who illegally entered the country on October-16, Pyongyang's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said today.

10 Nov 2018

Donald Trump

China announces it is ready for trade talks with US

A top Chinese diplomat yesterday, while addressing a press conference in Washington, said China has kept its door open for trade talks with the US, as the two top global economies are locked in a trade war.

09 Nov 2018

South Korea

As economy struggles, S-Korea's President sacks Finance Minister, Policy Chief

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in sacked his top two economic officials today, the government said, as the world's 11th largest economy struggles with slowing growth, rising unemployment, and persistent income gaps.

08 Nov 2018


Kim Jong-nam murder case: Defense lawyer falls ill, trial delayed

The trial of two women for allegedly assassinating Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un, will resume in January 2019 instead of this month, after a defense lawyer fell ill.

07 Nov 2018

Kim Jong un

Pompeo abruptly shelves plans to meet top North Korean official

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday abruptly shelved plans to meet a top North Korean official in New York, the latest twist in diplomatic attempts to secure a potentially landmark peace deal.

03 Nov 2018

Kim Jong un

North Korea threatens to resume nuclear weapons development

A day after it was reported that North Korea was readying its nuclear sites for foreign inspection, Pyongyang has threatened to resume testing and development of nuclear weapons if the US does not lift economic sanctions against it.

01 Nov 2018

South Korea

N-Korea readying nuclear site for foreign inspectors, says South Korea

South Korea's spy agency has detected signs that Pyongyang (N-Korea's capital) is preparing to allow international inspectors to visit its nuclear and missile test sites, Yonhap news agency reported yesterday.

20 Oct 2018


North Korean hackers stole half a billion dollars in cryptocurrency

North Korea's infamous hacking group Lazarus has stolen more than half a billion dollars in cryptocurrency over the last two years.

17 Oct 2018

Kim Jong un

North Korea slams US for 'evil' sanctions push against Pyongyang

North Korea's state media on Tuesday slammed the United States for an "evil" attempt to maintain sanctions against Pyongyang, accusing President Donald Trump of blocking progress in inter-Korean relations.

08 Oct 2018

South Korea

Kim ready to invite inspectors to N-Korea's nuclear site: Pompeo

International inspectors will be allowed into North Korea's dismantled nuclear testing site, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, after a meeting with Kim Jong-un in which, he said, "significant progress" was made towards denuclearization.

07 Oct 2018

Donald Trump

Pompeo eyes progress over next Trump-Kim summit on Asia trip

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he hoped to accelerate the second summit between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump as he kicked off an Asian trip Saturday that will also feature a meeting with the North Korean leader.

25 Sep 2018

South Korea

Trump announces he will be meeting Kim in 'not-too-distant future'

US President Donald Trump has said he expects to hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un "in the not-too-distant future" over the progress in the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

19 Sep 2018

South Korea

North Korea's Kim agrees to shut down missile sites 'permanently'?

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will make a historic visit to Seoul "in the near future", he said today after a summit with the South's Moon Jae-in in Pyongyang.

19 Sep 2018

South Korea

Pyongyang: South Korean President Moon seeks nuclear agreement with Kim

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North's leader Kim Jong-un opened a new round of talks at a summit in Pyongyang today, with North Korean nuclear arsenal high on the agenda.

05 Sep 2018

Donald Trump

Xi to send top official to North Korea anniversary celebrations

Chinese President Xi Jinping will send a close ally to North Korea's 70th-anniversary celebrations, it was announced yesterday, following speculations he would use the occasion to make his first official Pyongyang trip.

02 Sep 2018

South Korea

South Korean team to discuss inter-Korean summit with the North

A high-level South Korean delegation will fly to North Korea this week to discuss arrangements for an inter-Korean summit there this month, as relations grow cooler between Washington and Pyongyang.

28 Aug 2018

South Korea

North Korea expels Japanese man detained for unspecified charges

Japanese Government officials yesterday said that they were trying to ensure the safety of a Japanese tourist whom North Korea said it had expelled after detaining him on unspecified charges.

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