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

02 May 2020

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.

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

13 Apr 2019

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.

North Korea tests new ultramodern tactical weapon: State media

16 Nov 2018

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.

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

16 Nov 2018

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.

Pompeo abruptly shelves plans to meet top North Korean official

07 Nov 2018

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.

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

17 Oct 2018

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.

North Korea expels Japanese man detained for unspecified charges

28 Aug 2018

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.

North Korea's Kim Jong-un can 'control weather'?

12 Dec 2017

North Korea's Kim Jong-un can 'control weather'?

Media in all countries have a tendency to project their leaders in a good light, but when it comes to North Korea, sometimes, the results are bizarre.

Undeterred by sanctions, North Korea orders for more ICBMs

23 Aug 2017

Undeterred by sanctions, North Korea orders for more ICBMs

North Korea seems untouched by sanctions and President Trump's threat to rain down 'fire and fury'.