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

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.

India will definitely pitch for 2032 Olympics, says Narinder Batra

02 May 2020

India will definitely pitch for 2032 Olympics, says Narinder Batra

Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra said that the nation will step up its battle to win the 2032 Olympic Games and other international events when the global coronavirus pandemic eases.

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.

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

23 Apr 2020

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

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.

North Korean mother rescues kids; faces jail for bizarre reason

10 Jan 2020

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.

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

06 Mar 2019

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.

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.

Pyongyang: South Korean President Moon seeks nuclear agreement with Kim

19 Sep 2018

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.

Pyongyang summit, bold step towards ending war with N-Korea: Moon

16 Aug 2018

Pyongyang summit, bold step towards ending war with N-Korea: Moon

South Korean President Moon Jae-in yesterday said his visit to Pyongyang next month will be a bold step towards formally ending the decades-old war with North Korea.

Rapid improvements noticed at N-Korea's Yongbyon nuclear site: Monitoring website

27 Jun 2018

Rapid improvements noticed at N-Korea's Yongbyon nuclear site: Monitoring website

North Korea is carrying out rapid improvements at its Yongbyon nuclear research facility, monitoring website "38 North" said today.

Singapore: US, North Korea officials meet for final summit preparations

11 Jun 2018

Singapore: US, North Korea officials meet for final summit preparations

North Korean and US negotiators met in Singapore today for final preparations on the eve of an unprecedented summit between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump, seeking to bridge the gaps over Pyongyang's nuclear arsenal.

One-time shot at peace: Trump on summit with Kim Jong-un

10 Jun 2018

One-time shot at peace: Trump on summit with Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump's 12 June Singapore Summit for an unprecedented summit is an attempt to address the last festering legacy of the Cold War, with Trump calling it a "one time shot" at peace.

'Things moving very nicely': Trump revives hope of meeting Kim

27 May 2018

'Things moving very nicely': Trump revives hope of meeting Kim

US President Donald Trump said today that he is still looking at a summit on June 12 in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and things are moving very nicely.

Kim Jong-un meets top Chinese official, calls for strengthening ties

15 Apr 2018

Kim Jong-un meets top Chinese official, calls for strengthening ties

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un personally greeted senior Chinese diplomat Song Tao in Pyongyang today, state media reported.

North Korea, South Korea commence first talks in 2 years

09 Jan 2018

North Korea, South Korea commence first talks in 2 years

The situation in the Korean peninsula had been extremely tense over North Korea's aggressive pursuit of its nuclear program all through 2017.

Should we be afraid of North Korea's new missile?

03 Dec 2017

Should we be afraid of North Korea's new missile?

Report: North Korea constructing submarine to launch nuclear ballistic missiles

18 Nov 2017

Report: North Korea constructing submarine to launch nuclear ballistic missiles

Satellite images of a North Korean naval shipyard indicate that the regime is following an "aggressive schedule" to operationalize its first ballistic missile submarine, the US-based research institute 38 North has reported.

UN sanctions: Beijing orders North Korean companies to close shop

30 Sep 2017

UN sanctions: Beijing orders North Korean companies to close shop

World powers seem determined to put maximum pressure on North Korea, in order to discipline Pyongyang for its rogue behavior.

Should India be worried about North Korea's H-bomb?

08 Sep 2017

Should India be worried about North Korea's H-bomb?

North Korea recently tested an H-bomb in its sixth and most powerful nuclear test, triggering significant international security concerns.

North Korea conducts sixth nuclear weapons test, most powerful yet

03 Sep 2017

North Korea conducts sixth nuclear weapons test, most powerful yet

North Korea claims it has successfully tested a missile-ready hydrogen bomb which is several times more powerful than an atomic bomb.

North Korea crisis: Petrol prices spike 83% in Pyongyang

26 Apr 2017

North Korea crisis: Petrol prices spike 83% in Pyongyang

The price of petrol has spiked by 83% in Pyongyang, according to expert group NK News.