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#North Korea

# north-korea - Friday 26 March, 2021

North Korea confirms missile tests as Biden warns of response
# Missile Launch
# Missile Launch

North Korea confirms missile tests as Biden warns of response

Mar 26th 2021, 8:58 AM 18,134 Views 32 Comments

Pyongyang is pushing to bolster the country’s military power.

# north-korea - Thursday 25 March, 2021

North Korea launches suspected ballistic missiles into sea
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North Korea launches suspected ballistic missiles into sea

Mar 25th 2021, 8:12 AM 11,496 Views 32 Comments

US officials played it down as not a violation of UN resolutions.

# north-korea - Sunday 21 March, 2021

North Korean diplomats leave Malaysia after ties cut over US extradition row
# Cut Ties
# Cut Ties

North Korean diplomats leave Malaysia after ties cut over US extradition row

Mar 21st 2021, 10:54 AM 17,541 Views 12 Comments

Malaysia gave North Korean diplomats 48 hours to leave the country.

# north-korea - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Kim Jong Un’s sister criticises US and South Korea for holding military exercises
# North Korea
# North Korea

Kim Jong Un’s sister criticises US and South Korea for holding military exercises

Mar 16th 2021, 7:09 AM 15,812 Views 28 Comments

Kim Yo Jong warned Washington against further provocations if it wants a ‘good night’s sleep for the next four years’.

# north-korea - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

US charges three North Korean computer programmers over global hacks
# Hackers
# Hackers

US charges three North Korean computer programmers over global hacks

Feb 17th 2021, 10:45 PM 20,713 Views 0 Comments

Federal prosecutors said the hacks include an attack targeting an American movie studio and an extortion scheme.

# north-korea - Saturday 10 October, 2020

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

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

Updated Oct 10th 2020, 4:00 PM 45,881 Views 63 Comments

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

# north-korea - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

North Korean ambassador to Italy who went missing in 2018 ‘defected to South’
# Rome
# Rome

North Korean ambassador to Italy who went missing in 2018 ‘defected to South’

Oct 7th 2020, 10:00 AM 21,497 Views 13 Comments

If confirmed, Jo Song Gil would be the highest-level North Korean official to defect since the 1990s.

# north-korea - Sunday 27 September, 2020

North Korea accuses South Korea of intrusion to find official’s body
# Tensions
# Tensions

North Korea accuses South Korea of intrusion to find official’s body

Sep 27th 2020, 12:25 PM 18,879 Views 6 Comments

South Korea denied the North’s accusation.

# north-korea - Friday 25 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 25th 2020, 7:49 AM 40,272 Views 26 Comments

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

# north-korea - Sunday 26 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 26th 2020, 7:08 AM 31,903 Views 39 Comments

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

# north-korea - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

South Korean group launches thousands of anti-North leaflets across the border as tensions simmer
# At Loggerheads
# At Loggerheads

South Korean group launches thousands of anti-North leaflets across the border as tensions simmer

Jun 23rd 2020, 8:40 AM 14,282 Views 13 Comments

A propaganda war is fuelling the escalating tensions between the two countries.

# north-korea - Friday 19 June, 2020

South Korea's unification minister resigns after North blows up liaison office
# Rising Tensions
# Rising Tensions

South Korea's unification minister resigns after North blows up liaison office

Jun 19th 2020, 9:20 AM 14,572 Views 23 Comments

Tensions on the peninsula have heightened in recent weeks.

# north-korea - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 16th 2020, 8:54 AM 17,881 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 - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 9th 2020, 7:00 AM 12,474 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.

# north-korea - Sunday 3 May, 2020

Multiple shots fired from North Korea at guard post across border, says South
# Demilitarised Zone
# Demilitarised Zone

Multiple shots fired from North Korea at guard post across border, says South

May 3rd 2020, 7:37 AM 27,279 Views 15 Comments

The fire exchange took place a day after North Korea reported its leader Kim Jong Un’s first public appearance in some 20 days.

# north-korea - Saturday 2 May, 2020

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

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

May 2nd 2020, 7:25 AM 46,395 Views 64 Comments

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

# north-korea - Monday 27 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 27th 2020, 7:49 AM 26,640 Views 36 Comments

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

# north-korea - Sunday 26 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 26th 2020, 7:28 AM 92,300 Views 72 Comments

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

# north-korea - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 21st 2020, 8:39 AM 45,312 Views 44 Comments

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

# north-korea - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

North Korea accused of firing multiple short-range cruise missiles
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North Korea accused of firing multiple short-range cruise missiles

Apr 14th 2020, 7:26 AM 13,897 Views 36 Comments

South Korea said that the missiles were fired towards the sea.

# north-korea - Sunday 22 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 22nd 2020, 7:33 AM 28,050 Views 49 Comments

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

# north-korea - Monday 2 March, 2020

North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles in first launch for three months
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles in first launch for three months

Mar 2nd 2020, 8:16 AM 12,697 Views 12 Comments

The lack of testing activity in past months had experts wondering whether the North was holding back its weapons displays.

# north-korea - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

North Korea's Kim Jong Un declares end to test moratoriums and threatens 'new' weapon
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea's Kim Jong Un declares end to test moratoriums and threatens 'new' weapon

Jan 1st 2020, 9:40 AM 15,587 Views 27 Comments

The US was swift to respond, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urging Kim to “take a different course”.

# north-korea - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 31st 2019, 12:32 PM 14,924 Views 20 Comments

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

# north-korea - Sunday 29 December, 2019

White House warns North Korea about sending a 'Christmas gift'
# Trump
# Trump

White House warns North Korea about sending a 'Christmas gift'

Dec 29th 2019, 5:46 PM 20,421 Views 21 Comments

Talks about denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula have been deadlocked since earlier this year.

Seven bodies found on suspected North Korean 'ghost ship' in Japan
# Sado Island
# Sado Island

Seven bodies found on suspected North Korean 'ghost ship' in Japan

Dec 29th 2019, 11:06 AM 49,626 Views 41 Comments

Three bodies with heads, two heads without bodies and two bodies without heads were discovered.

# north-korea - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

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

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 17,456 Views 26 Comments

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

# north-korea - Saturday 14 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 14th 2019, 12:58 PM 13,922 Views 16 Comments

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

# north-korea - Monday 9 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 9th 2019, 7:15 AM 7,932 Views 7 Comments

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

# north-korea - Sunday 8 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 8th 2019, 10:43 AM 20,418 Views 21 Comments

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

# north-korea - Saturday 30 November, 2019

North Korea threatens Japan with 'real ballistic missile'
# War Of The Words
# War Of The Words

North Korea threatens Japan with 'real ballistic missile'

Nov 30th 2019, 11:49 AM 16,243 Views 31 Comments

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

# north-korea - Friday 15 November, 2019

North Korea calls Joe Biden 'rabid dog' that 'must be beaten to death'
# North Korea
# North Korea

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

Nov 15th 2019, 7:12 AM 23,405 Views 31 Comments

It was not immediately clear what had provoked Pyongyang’s attack.

# north-korea - Thursday 17 October, 2019

'I think it's a huge achievement just to return safely' - Spurs star after match against North Korea
# Korean Derby
From The42
# Korean Derby

'I think it's a huge achievement just to return safely' - Spurs star after match against North Korea

Oct 17th 2019, 9:08 PM 12,388 Views 10 Comments

The game in Pyongyang finished 0-0.

# north-korea - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 16th 2019, 9:23 AM 41,766 Views 54 Comments

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

# north-korea - Thursday 3 October, 2019

North Korea hails submarine launch of ballistic missile as 'a significant achievement'
# Nuclear Threat
# Nuclear Threat

North Korea hails submarine launch of ballistic missile as 'a significant achievement'

Oct 3rd 2019, 2:37 PM 8,450 Views 18 Comments

North Korea and the United States are due to meet this weekend.

# north-korea - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks with US
# Kim Jong-un
# Kim Jong-un

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks with US

Oct 2nd 2019, 8:35 AM 7,368 Views 11 Comments

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

# north-korea - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Michael Palin in North Korea: 'I realise almost immediately that I have gone too far. Quite a long way too far'
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

Michael Palin in North Korea: 'I realise almost immediately that I have gone too far. Quite a long way too far'

Sep 28th 2019, 7:30 AM 80,663 Views 22 Comments

Michael Palin writes about what it’s like to journey to the tightly-controlled North Korea – and the mistakes he makes while filming two huge statues of the Great Leaders in Pyongyang.

# north-korea - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

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

North Korea fires projectiles hours after offering talks with US

Sep 10th 2019, 8:33 AM 7,035 Views 11 Comments

The US has said it is closely monitoring the situation.

# north-korea - Friday 16 August, 2019

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

North Korea rejects peace talks with South Korea over military drills

Aug 16th 2019, 7:57 AM 7,538 Views 4 Comments

North Korea blamed blamed South Korea and US military exercises.

# north-korea - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Ireland's quest for University Games gold ends with defeat to North Korea
# Heartbreak
From The42
# Heartbreak

Ireland's quest for University Games gold ends with defeat to North Korea

Jul 10th 2019, 8:06 PM 5,199 Views 3 Comments

Dave Connell’s side will now take on either Japan or Russia for a bronze medal on Friday.

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