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North Korea says it has tested and deployed 'tactical nuke' cruise missiles
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North Korea says it has tested and deployed 'tactical nuke' cruise missiles

Oct 13th 2022, 6:45 AM 12,139 Views 19 Comments

Officials in Seoul and Washington have been warning for months that Pyongyang is ready to conduct another nuclear test.

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North Korea law allows for nuclear first strike, makes ownership of missiles 'irreversible'

Sep 9th 2022, 7:44 AM 22,334 Views 24 Comments

‘The status of our country as a nuclear weapons state has become irreversible’, leader Kim Jong Un said.

Kim Jong Un criticises officials over spiralling North Korea Covid outbreak
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Kim Jong Un criticises officials over spiralling North Korea Covid outbreak

May 18th 2022, 7:15 AM 15,285 Views 11 Comments

The country reported 232,880 new cases of “fever” as of Tuesday evening, bringing the total number to 1.72 million with 62 deaths.

Kim Jong Un deploys military to aid pandemic response as North Korean outbreak surges
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Kim Jong Un deploys military to aid pandemic response as North Korean outbreak surges

May 16th 2022, 9:14 AM 17,180 Views 6 Comments

Failing to slow the virus could have dire consequences for North Korea.

North Korea reports 15 more 'fever' deaths amid Covid outbreak
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North Korea reports 15 more 'fever' deaths amid Covid outbreak

May 15th 2022, 12:10 PM 14,018 Views 13 Comments

North Korea has no Covid vaccines, antiviral treatment drugs or mass-testing capacity.

North Korea confirms 21 new deaths as it battles Covid-19
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North Korea confirms 21 new deaths as it battles Covid-19

May 14th 2022, 11:51 AM 14,309 Views 12 Comments

The country had previously held for more than two years to the widely doubted claim that it had kept the virus out.

North Korea reveals six deaths after admitting first Covid outbreak
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North Korea reveals six deaths after admitting first Covid outbreak

May 13th 2022, 7:20 AM 11,362 Views 9 Comments

Experts have warned the virus could be devastating in a country with a broken health care system.

North Korea orders national lockdown after confirming first Covid-19 cases
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North Korea orders national lockdown after confirming first Covid-19 cases

May 12th 2022, 7:29 AM 19,094 Views 9 Comments

The country had never admitted to a case of the virus and had imposed a rigid coronavirus blockade of its borders since 2020.

North Korea fires submarine-launched missile after US nuclear warning
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North Korea fires submarine-launched missile after US nuclear warning

May 7th 2022, 7:52 AM 30,188 Views 5 Comments

The US State Department warned that Pyongyang could be preparing for a nuclear test “as early as next month”.

Kim Jong Un vows to bolster nuclear force capability
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Kim Jong Un vows to bolster nuclear force capability

Apr 26th 2022, 8:16 AM 12,614 Views 17 Comments

The North Korean leader made the remarks in a speech he delivered during a military parade.

North Korea confirms 'most significant weapon test' in years
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North Korea confirms 'most significant weapon test' in years

Jan 31st 2022, 7:06 AM 11,199 Views 8 Comments

The reported flight details make it the most powerful missile North Korea has tested since 2017.

North Korea fires two suspected missiles in fourth launch this year
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North Korea fires two suspected missiles in fourth launch this year

Jan 17th 2022, 8:26 AM 7,041 Views 12 Comments

The country has been ramping up tests in recent months of new missiles designed to overwhelm missile defences in the region.

North Korea says it test launched ballistic missiles from a train
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North Korea says it test launched ballistic missiles from a train

Jan 15th 2022, 2:20 PM 19,546 Views 18 Comments

South Korea said it detected the North firing two missiles into the sea in its third weapons launch this month.

North Korea fires second suspected ballistic missile in less than a week
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North Korea fires second suspected ballistic missile in less than a week

Jan 11th 2022, 6:44 AM 7,552 Views 10 Comments

The early-morning launch came as the UN Security Council met in New York to discuss last week’s test.

North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile into sea
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North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile into sea

Jan 5th 2022, 6:38 AM 9,666 Views 14 Comments

The launch followed a speech by Kim Jong Un last week in which he said North Korea would continue to build up its military capabilities.

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North Korean leader urges officials to overcome the country’s ‘grim situation’

Oct 11th 2021, 8:37 AM 27,629 Views 13 Comments

Kim Jong Un called for improved living conditions in a speech on the anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers’ Party.

Satellite photos show North Korea expanding uranium enrichment plant
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Satellite photos show North Korea expanding uranium enrichment plant

Sep 18th 2021, 2:48 PM 17,690 Views 22 Comments

North Korea calls the complex “the heart” of its nuclear programme.

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'Masks and missiles don't mix': North Korea holds giant military parade, ignoring pandemic fears
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'Masks and missiles don't mix': North Korea holds giant military parade, ignoring pandemic fears

Updated Oct 10th 2020, 4:00 PM 45,948 Views 63 Comments

The state is commemorating the 75th anniversary of the North’s ruling Workers’ Party.

Kim Jong Un apologises for 'disgraceful' shooting of South Korean fisheries official
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Kim Jong Un apologises for 'disgraceful' shooting of South Korean fisheries official

Sep 25th 2020, 7:49 AM 40,316 Views 26 Comments

The official was shot dead on Tuesday by North Korean soldiers.

North Korea places border city in lockdown over fears of first Covid-19 patient
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North Korea places border city in lockdown over fears of first Covid-19 patient

Jul 26th 2020, 7:08 AM 31,930 Views 39 Comments

Pyongyang claims testing has shown the person is “suspected to be infected”.

Kim Jong Un 'gets huge laugh' over Trump's perception of relationship, ex-aide John Bolton claims
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Kim Jong Un 'gets huge laugh' over Trump's perception of relationship, ex-aide John Bolton claims

Jun 22nd 2020, 7:18 AM 38,636 Views 23 Comments

Bolton spoke to ABC News for his first interview ahead of tomorrow’s release of his tell-all book.

North Korea 'blows up liaison office' as tensions rise with South Korea
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North Korea 'blows up liaison office' as tensions rise with South Korea

Jun 16th 2020, 8:54 AM 17,915 Views 15 Comments

North Korea’s military has recently threatened to move back into zones that were demilitarised under inter-Korean peace agreements.

North Korea severs communication with the South over defectors sending anti-Kim leaflets over the border
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North Korea severs communication with the South over defectors sending anti-Kim leaflets over the border

Jun 9th 2020, 7:00 AM 12,488 Views 8 Comments

Defectors have sent leaflets to the North by balloon and bottle criticising Kim Jong Un over his weapons programmes and human rights abuses.

Kim Jong Un makes first public appearance in 20 days amid rumours of ill health
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Kim Jong Un makes first public appearance in 20 days amid rumours of ill health

May 2nd 2020, 7:25 AM 46,464 Views 64 Comments

The Korean Central News Agency reported that Kim attended the ceremony Friday in Sunchon with other senior officials.

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un is 'alive and well', South Korea security advisor says
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North Korea leader Kim Jong Un is 'alive and well', South Korea security advisor says

Apr 27th 2020, 7:49 AM 26,717 Views 36 Comments

There has been speculation over Kim’s health following his absence from a key anniversary last week.

Satellite photos locate Kim Jong Un’s train as health rumours persist
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Satellite photos locate Kim Jong Un’s train as health rumours persist

Apr 26th 2020, 7:28 AM 92,377 Views 72 Comments

Speculation has been rife since the leader skipped the April 15 commemoration of the 108th birthday of his grandfather.

South Korea plays down reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in 'grave danger after a surgery'
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South Korea plays down reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in 'grave danger after a surgery'

Apr 21st 2020, 8:39 AM 45,329 Views 44 Comments

CNN cited a US official saying that Washington was “monitoring intelligence” on the matter.

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North Korea says Trump wrote letter offering cooperation in 'anti-epidemic work'

Mar 22nd 2020, 7:33 AM 28,072 Views 49 Comments

This comes as a hiatus in disarmament talks between the two nations drags on.

Kim Jong-un calls for ‘military counter-measures’ ahead of highly-anticipated New Year address
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Kim Jong-un calls for ‘military counter-measures’ ahead of highly-anticipated New Year address

Dec 31st 2019, 12:32 PM 14,942 Views 20 Comments

Kim spoke for seven hours during the ruling Workers’ Party meeting in Pyongyang.

Trump says North Korea's threat of 'Christmas gift' to US may be a 'beautiful vase as opposed to a missile test'
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Trump says North Korea's threat of 'Christmas gift' to US may be a 'beautiful vase as opposed to a missile test'

Dec 24th 2019, 6:03 PM 17,523 Views 26 Comments

Nuclear talks between the US and North Korea have been stalled since a February summit fell apart.

North Korea conducts another 'crucial test' at long-range rocket site
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North Korea conducts another 'crucial test' at long-range rocket site

Dec 14th 2019, 12:58 PM 13,946 Views 16 Comments

North Korea continues to pressure the Trump administration over an end-of-year deadline to salvage faltering nuclear negotiations.

Trump warns Kim Jong Un had 'everything' to lose through hostility towards US
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Trump warns Kim Jong Un had 'everything' to lose through hostility towards US

Dec 9th 2019, 7:15 AM 7,971 Views 7 Comments

This comes as Pyongyang said it had carried out a major new weapons test.

North Korea conducts 'very important test', according to state media
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North Korea conducts 'very important test', according to state media

Dec 8th 2019, 10:43 AM 20,450 Views 21 Comments

Pyongyang has carried out a number of launches at the same site where the latest test occurred.

North Korea threatens Japan with 'real ballistic missile'
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North Korea threatens Japan with 'real ballistic missile'

Nov 30th 2019, 11:49 AM 16,276 Views 31 Comments

The isolated state also called Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe the “most stupid man ever known in history”.

North Korean media releases images of Kim on white horse up sacred mountain
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North Korean media releases images of Kim on white horse up sacred mountain

Oct 16th 2019, 9:23 AM 41,820 Views 54 Comments

The location and the animal are symbols associated with the Kim family’s dynastic rule.

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks with US
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North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks with US

Oct 2nd 2019, 8:35 AM 7,386 Views 11 Comments

Washington and Pyongyang are set to resume long-stalled talks in the coming days.

North Korea fires projectiles hours after offering talks with US
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North Korea fires projectiles hours after offering talks with US

Sep 10th 2019, 8:33 AM 7,059 Views 11 Comments

The US has said it is closely monitoring the situation.

North Korea rejects peace talks with South Korea over military drills
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North Korea rejects peace talks with South Korea over military drills

Aug 16th 2019, 7:57 AM 7,554 Views 4 Comments

North Korea blamed blamed South Korea and US military exercises.

'It's a great day for the world': Trump invites Kim to US after symbolic 'handshake of peace'
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'It's a great day for the world': Trump invites Kim to US after symbolic 'handshake of peace'

Updated Jun 30th 2019, 11:30 AM 40,109 Views 131 Comments

Trump stepped into North Korean territory, becoming the first time a sitting US president has ever set foot in the former enemy country.

'We seem to get along': Trump invites Kim to meet for handshake at demilitarised zone
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'We seem to get along': Trump invites Kim to meet for handshake at demilitarised zone

Jun 29th 2019, 8:37 AM 11,175 Views 55 Comments

The US president also said he would have no problem stepping over the border into North Korea if he meets the country’s leader.

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