North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Hails ‘Sacred Combat Mission,’ Gets Warm Words from World Leaders

President Vladimir Putin of Russia, North Korea’s other neighbor, also reached out. He their bilateral relations “have been of friendly and good-neighborly nature traditionally, and the constructive bilateral dialogue and beneficial cooperation in various fields are in conformity with the interests of the peoples of the two countries and contribute to promoting security and stability […]

North Korea military parade will ‘send a message’ to the world

North Korea scales down jingoism on 70th birthday Stalled peace process In a historic meeting with US President Donald Trump in June, Kim pledged to work toward denuclearizing the Korean peninsula. But Kim’s efforts to ease tensions with the US have stalled since the Singapore meeting. While Washington insists Pyongyang commits to denuclearization first, the […]

North Korea massive military parade will ‘send a message’ to the world

North Korea scales down jingoism on 70th birthday Stalled peace process In a historic meeting with US President Donald Trump in June, Kim pledged to work toward denuclearizing the Korean peninsula. But Kim’s efforts to ease tensions with the US have stalled since the Singapore meeting. While Washington insists Pyongyang commits to denuclearization first, the […]

Typhoons blow North Koreas economic plans further off course

Output from the mines is believed to be sold through China, providing North Korea with much-needed foreign exchange. Consequently, Kim is expected to prioritise repairing facilities at the mines, while putting other tasks on the back-burner, said Martin Weiser, a South Korea-based researcher.

North Korea says Trump’s preconditions for talks are “preposterous”

North Korea says President Trump’s demand that it abandon its nuclear program as a precondition to diplomatic negotiations is “preposterous,” ruling out the possibility in a new statement Sunday. On Saturday, Mr. Trump addressed the possibility of negotiations with the North during an otherwise light-hearted speech at the annual Gridiron Club dinner in Washington, D.C., on […]

Trump Willing To Try Engagement With North Korea Regime: Seoul

“We hope the new government will correct the problems that we have encountered and take effective measures and positions as soon as possible to remove the obstacles that have been placed on the road to good relations between our two countries,” Wang said in comments in front of reporters.

Russia Opens Ferry Link to North Korea Despite U.S. Warnings over Missile Tests

“We call on all nations to fully implement U.N. Security Council Resolutions, and sever or downgrade diplomatic and commercial relations with North Korea,” a spokeswoman for the U.S. State Department, Katina Adams, said when asked about the new ferry service.

North Korea Reportedly Issues ‘Shoot-to-Kill’ Orders to Prevent COVID-19 Spread

China has recorded 90,127 cases of coronavirus so far, based on data provided by Johns Hopkins University, while North Korea has not declared any cases of the infection, although “a suspected case” of COVID-19 was reported in the city of Kaesong by the Korean Central News Agency in July. The person with coronavirus symptoms was […]

North Korea LinkedIn hackers are targeting Brits in wave of fake job scams

They’ve targeted banks around the world in a bid to steal cash, as well as hacking Sony in 2014 as revenge for the planned-release of The Interview, a comedy about assassinating Kim Jong-un.

North Korea satellite imagery ‘suggests Kim is preparing submarine missile launch’

There are no visible indications in the imagery that the highly anticipated “newly built submarine” – North Korea’s first true ballistic missile submarine – has been launched, according to the think tank.