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US President Joe Biden talks to reporters as he arrives at New Castle Airport in New Castle, Delaware.(REUTERS)

North Korea says Biden's govt took wrong first step over latest missile test

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 27, 2021 04:28 AM IST
Biden said the test violated UN Security Council resolutions but said he remained open to diplomacy with Pyongyang.
The Biden administration has so far been cautious in publicly describing its approach to North Korea, saying it is carrying out a comprehensive policy review following former President Donald Trump's unprecedented engagement with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.(REUTERS)
The Biden administration has so far been cautious in publicly describing its approach to North Korea, saying it is carrying out a comprehensive policy review following former President Donald Trump's unprecedented engagement with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.(REUTERS)

North Korea 'unresponsive' to Biden admin's diplomatic outreach: US official

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2021 11:45 AM IST
The disclosure of the so-far unsuccessful US outreach, which has not been previously reported, raises questions about how Biden will address mounting tensions with Pyongyang over its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs.
North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on February 17 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) visiting the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun in Pyongyang. (AFP)
North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on February 17 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) visiting the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun in Pyongyang. (AFP)

North Korea imported large amounts gasoline, diesel illicitly last year: Report

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 03:22 PM IST
  • Citing "images, data and calculations", the new report claimed at least 121 shipments of refined petroleum products -- such as gasoline and diesel -- were delivered to North Korea by an unnamed member state's tankers and others.
People wearing masks walk at a railway station amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Seoul, South Korea.(Reuters)
People wearing masks walk at a railway station amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Seoul, South Korea.(Reuters)

South Korea diplomat says hard to believe North Korea has no Covid-19 cases

Seoul, South Korea | By Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 05:57 PM IST
In an unusually clear official statement, Kang told the annual IISS Manama Dialogue security conference that Pyongyang has not been very responsive to Seoul’s offer to help
North Korea despises Biden for his role in the Obama administration(AP File Photo)
North Korea despises Biden for his role in the Obama administration(AP File Photo)

From ‘love’ to ‘thug’: Joe Biden win to change US-North Korea dynamic

Seoul | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2020 01:56 PM IST
In the final presidential debate last month, Joe Biden denounced Trump for befriending Kim, likening the North Korean leader to Adolf Hitler.
People wearing protective face masks walk amid concerns over the Covid-19 in front of Pyongyang Station in Pyongyang(REUTERS)
People wearing protective face masks walk amid concerns over the Covid-19 in front of Pyongyang Station in Pyongyang(REUTERS)

UN rights official calls for lifting North Korea sanctions citing Covid-19 pandemic

Seoul | By Reuters | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON OCT 15, 2020 02:26 PM IST
North Korea, which has not reported any confirmed infections, has been subjected to UN sanctions since 2006 over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reacts as he attends a parade to mark the 75th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea.(KCNA via REUTERS)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reacts as he attends a parade to mark the 75th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea.(KCNA via REUTERS)

Kim Jong Un says no coronavirus cases in North Korea

Seoul | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 08:44 PM IST
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attended the military parade on Saturday.
The parade featured North Korea’s ballistic missiles for the first time since Kim began meeting with international leaders, including U.S. President Donald Trump, in 2018.(via REUTERS)
The parade featured North Korea’s ballistic missiles for the first time since Kim began meeting with international leaders, including U.S. President Donald Trump, in 2018.(via REUTERS)

North Korea unveils new intercontinental ballistic missile at military parade

Seoul | By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 07:14 PM IST
While attendees at other celebratory events were shown wearing masks, no one at the parade appeared to be wearing them.
The North introduced a new “buffer zone, one or two kilometers up on the Chinese border,” Abrams told an online conference organized by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington on Thursday.(AP)
The North introduced a new “buffer zone, one or two kilometers up on the Chinese border,” Abrams told an online conference organized by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington on Thursday.(AP)

North Korea issues shoot-to-kill orders to prevent coronavirus: US

Washington | By Agence France-Presse| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 11:24 AM IST
Pyongyang closed its border with China in January to try to prevent contamination, and in July state media said it had raised its state of emergency to the maximum level.
North Korea also announced plans for the first national congress of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea since 2016 next year.(AP)
North Korea also announced plans for the first national congress of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea since 2016 next year.(AP)

Kim Jong Un warns on economy, promotes sister, in sign of crisis

Bloomberg | By Bloomberg| posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 06:19 AM IST
Kim told a gathering of ruling party leaders that the country “faced unexpected and inevitable challenges in various aspects” and that his development goals had been “seriously delayed,” state media said Thursday.
US President Donald Trump, right, meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island, in Singapore.(AP)
US President Donald Trump, right, meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island, in Singapore.(AP)

North Korea has ‘probably’ developed nuclear devices to fit ballistic missiles: UN report

Reuters | By Reuters | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 04, 2020 04:22 PM IST
The report by an independent panel of experts monitoring UN sanctions said the countries, which it did not identify, believed North Korea’s past six nuclear tests had likely helped it develop miniaturized nuclear devices. Pyongyang has not conducted a nuclear test since September 2017.
A person walks past a banner showing North Korean and U.S. flags ahead of the North Korea-U.S. summit in Hanoi, Vietnam.(REUTERS)
A person walks past a banner showing North Korean and U.S. flags ahead of the North Korea-U.S. summit in Hanoi, Vietnam.(REUTERS)

US envoy to North Korea arrives in South after Pyongyang rejects talks

Seoul | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2020 03:14 PM IST
Biegun is to discuss “allied cooperation” on the “final, fully verified denuclearisation” of North Korea, among other issues, during his meetings with officials in Seoul and Tokyo this week, according to the US State Department.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks as he takes part in a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK).(Reuters file photo)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks as he takes part in a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK).(Reuters file photo)

North Korea says does not intend to hold talks with US

Pyongyang, North Korea | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2020 09:34 AM IST
Earlier, after the aggravation of inter-Korean relations, the media and experts from different countries, as well as some officials, spoke about the need and even the possibility of holding a summit between North Korea and the United States.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stressed the need to “maintain maximum alert” especially in light of new outbreaks in “neighbouring countries”.(via REUTERS)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stressed the need to “maintain maximum alert” especially in light of new outbreaks in “neighbouring countries”.(via REUTERS)

Kim Jong-Un hails North Korea’s ‘shining success’ against Covid-19: Report

Seoul | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON JUL 03, 2020 07:17 AM IST
Pyongyang has not confirmed a single case of the deadly disease that swept the world after first emerging in neighbouring China, but has imposed strict rules, including closing its borders and schools, and putting thousands of its people into isolation.
Kim threatened in October to tear down South Korean-built structures at a North Korean mountain resort(Reuters File Photo)
Kim threatened in October to tear down South Korean-built structures at a North Korean mountain resort(Reuters File Photo)

Kim Jong Un may have more targets after blowing up Korea liaison office

By Bloomberg | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2020 07:12 AM IST
Just hours before North Korea blew up the liaison office, it said it was reviewing a plan to send troops into some areas of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the peninsula.
Moon, a liberal who met Kim three times in 2018, was a driving force behind now-dormant diplomatic efforts between Pyongyang and Washington, including the summit between Kim and President Donald Trump in Singapore in 2018.(REUTERS)
Moon, a liberal who met Kim three times in 2018, was a driving force behind now-dormant diplomatic efforts between Pyongyang and Washington, including the summit between Kim and President Donald Trump in Singapore in 2018.(REUTERS)

South Korea’s leader calls on North to stop raising tensions

Seoul | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON JUN 15, 2020 02:25 PM IST
President Moon Jae-in’s efforts to defuse rising animosities came after North Korea threatened Friday to destroy an inter-Korean liaison office located in North Korea and take unspecified military steps against South Korea.
Rumors about Kim’s health have been swirling since his conspicuous no-show at April 15 celebrations for the birthday of his grandfather, the North’s founder.(AP)
Rumors about Kim’s health have been swirling since his conspicuous no-show at April 15 celebrations for the birthday of his grandfather, the North’s founder.(AP)

Donald Trump says ‘glad’ Kim Jong Un ‘is back, and well’

Washington | By Agence France-Presse| Posted by: Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2020 05:02 AM IST
North Korean state television showed Kim walking, smiling broadly and smoking a cigarette at what the North said was the opening of a fertilizer factory on Friday in Sunchon, north of Pyongyang.
People watch a TV showing a file image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea.(AP)
People watch a TV showing a file image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea.(AP)

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un makes first appearance in nearly three weeks: Report

Seoul | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2020 04:51 AM IST
Kim attended the event on Friday in Sunchon, near the capital Pyongyang, after nearly three weeks of swirling rumours that the leader of the nuclear-armed nation was seriously ill or possibly dead.
The US media quoted an official as saying that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was in “grave danger” after surgery.(AP File Photo)
The US media quoted an official as saying that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was in “grave danger” after surgery.(AP File Photo)

Kim Jong Un’s heart care centre has imported machines, doctors trained abroad: Report

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2020 07:17 AM IST
Reports said that Kim had undergone a cardiovascular procedure earlier this month triggered by heavy smoking, obesity and fatigue.
North Korea’s Kim Jong Un marked the birth anniversary of the country’s former leader Sunday(AP)
North Korea’s Kim Jong Un marked the birth anniversary of the country’s former leader Sunday(AP)

Kim Jong Un in first appearance in weeks as coronavirus rages next door

Seoul | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2020 05:00 PM IST
Kim “paid high tribute” to his father Kim Jong Il at the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun in Pyongyang that holds the embalmed bodies of his father and grandfather, the official Rodong Sinmun newspaper reported.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during the 5th Plenary Meeting of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK)(REUTERS Photo)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during the 5th Plenary Meeting of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK)(REUTERS Photo)

North Korea’s Kim urges ‘positive and offensive’ security measures at key party meeting

Seoul | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2019 09:14 AM IST
The meeting was the largest plenary session of the party’s 7th Central Committee since its first gathering in 2013 under Kim, according to Seoul’s Unification Ministry handling inter-Korean affairs.
Satellite imagery captured before and after North Korea conducted what it called a “very important” test at its missile launch site suggested it had tested a rocket engine(AP)
Satellite imagery captured before and after North Korea conducted what it called a “very important” test at its missile launch site suggested it had tested a rocket engine(AP)

Satellite images show North Korea tried out rocket engine in ‘very important’ test: Experts

Seoul | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2019 02:21 PM IST
It was the latest of a series of weapons tests and statements from Pyongyang, as its year-end deadline for Washington to soften its stance in denuclearisation talks draws near.
President Donald Trump warned Sunday that North Korea’s Kim Jong Un had “everything” to lose through hostility towards the United States(AP)
President Donald Trump warned Sunday that North Korea’s Kim Jong Un had “everything” to lose through hostility towards the United States(AP)

Donald Trump warns Kim Jong Un has ‘everything’ to lose through hostility

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2019 07:41 AM IST
The announcement of Saturday’s test came just hours after Trump said he would be “surprised” by any hostile action from the North, emphasizing his “very good relationship” with Kim.
North Korea said Saturday that denuclearization has “already gone out of the negotiation table” and it does not need to have lengthy talks with the United States(AP)
North Korea said Saturday that denuclearization has “already gone out of the negotiation table” and it does not need to have lengthy talks with the United States(AP)

North Korea says denuclearization not on negotiating table

United Nation | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2019 07:26 AM IST
Kim Song’s comments follow other recent North Korean statements indicating that prospects are dim for a resumption of nuclear diplomacy between the United States and North Korea.
US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.(Bloomberg Photo)
US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.(Bloomberg Photo)

North Korea calls Joe Biden ‘rabid dog’ that ‘must be beaten to death’

Seoul | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2019 04:58 PM IST
The invective against Biden was ‘pretty high on the scale’, North Korean propaganda specialist Mason Richey of Hankuk University of Foreign Studies told AFP, highlighting the multiple repetitions of the “beating the dog” trope.
Lebanon Al Ahed FC players celebrate after winning AFC Cup.(AP)
Lebanon Al Ahed FC players celebrate after winning AFC Cup.(AP)

Lebanon’s Al Ahed clinch AFC Cup with win over North Korean side

Kuala Lumpur | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2019 11:34 PM IST
The final of Asia’s second-tier club tournament was moved following last month’s surreal showdown between North and South Korea, which took place with no live broadcast and no foreign media in attendance.
The report came just days after Trump said of Kim: “I like him. He likes me. We get along. I respect him. He respects me.(AP Photo)
The report came just days after Trump said of Kim: “I like him. He likes me. We get along. I respect him. He respects me.(AP Photo)

Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump have ‘special’ relationship: Report

Seoul | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2019 09:19 PM IST
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump have a “special” relationship, a top Pyongyang official said Thursday, echoing remarks this week by the American head of state.
In his message to Xi, Kim was quoted to have said that their countries’ “invincible friendship will be immortal on the road of accomplishing the cause of socialism”.(AP file photo)
In his message to Xi, Kim was quoted to have said that their countries’ “invincible friendship will be immortal on the road of accomplishing the cause of socialism”.(AP file photo)

China, North Korea hail “invincible” 70-year friendship

Hindustan Times, Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 04:32 PM IST
Exchanging congratulatory messages with North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, Chinese President Xi Jinping said in the past 70 years, the “traditional friendship” between the two countries stood the “test of time and changes in the international landscape”.
U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that a fourth summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “could happen soon” as diplomacy over the North’s nuclear program has stalled.(Photo: AP)
U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that a fourth summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “could happen soon” as diplomacy over the North’s nuclear program has stalled.(Photo: AP)

Donald Trump says meeting with Kim Jong Un ‘could happen soon’

United Nations | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2019 07:07 AM IST
There is extreme interest, especially in Japan and South Korea, in whether Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un can settle differences that have led to the stalemate despite past high-profile meetings.
Kim Jong Un was under 30 when he inherited power in late 2011 on the death of his father Kim Jong Il.(Reuters Photo)
Kim Jong Un was under 30 when he inherited power in late 2011 on the death of his father Kim Jong Il.(Reuters Photo)

North Korea solidifies Kim Jong Un’s ‘monolithic’ power

Seoul | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON AUG 30, 2019 12:57 PM IST
The Supreme People’s Assembly, approved a series of constitutional changes making KIm Jong Un, the SAC chairman the “supreme leader of the Party, state, and armed forces of the DPRK in accordance with the unanimous will and desire of all the Korean people, both in name and reality”.
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