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#Pyongyang

# pyongyang - Monday 26 September, 2022

North Korea calls US and South Korean naval drills a provocation to war
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North Korea calls US and South Korean naval drills a provocation to war

Mon 8:37 PM 14,964 Views 17 Comments

Earlier this month, the North vowed never to give up its nuclear weapons.

# pyongyang - Friday 9 September, 2022

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

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

Sep 9th 2022, 7:44 AM 22,306 Views 24 Comments

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

# pyongyang - Sunday 5 June, 2022

North Korea fires eight ballistic missiles in 'unusual' exercise
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North Korea fires eight ballistic missiles in 'unusual' exercise

Jun 5th 2022, 7:25 AM 24,402 Views 6 Comments

The exercise represents the largest number of ballistic missiles North Korea has recently launched on a single day and occasion.

# pyongyang - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

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

Kim Jong Un criticises officials over spiralling North Korea Covid outbreak

May 18th 2022, 7:15 AM 15,279 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.

# pyongyang - Friday 13 May, 2022

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

North Korea reveals six deaths after admitting first Covid outbreak

May 13th 2022, 7:20 AM 11,357 Views 9 Comments

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

# pyongyang - Thursday 12 May, 2022

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

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

May 12th 2022, 7:29 AM 19,083 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.

# pyongyang - Saturday 7 May, 2022

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

North Korea fires submarine-launched missile after US nuclear warning

May 7th 2022, 7:52 AM 30,179 Views 5 Comments

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

# pyongyang - Sunday 20 March, 2022

North Korea fires 'multiple rocket launchers', Seoul says
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North Korea fires 'multiple rocket launchers', Seoul says

Mar 20th 2022, 11:35 AM 22,388 Views 32 Comments

Four shots were fired into western waters during a span of an hour from 7.20am.

# pyongyang - Monday 31 January, 2022

North Korea confirms 'most significant weapon test' in years
# Missile Test
# Missile Test

North Korea confirms 'most significant weapon test' in years

Jan 31st 2022, 7:06 AM 11,194 Views 8 Comments

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

# pyongyang - Monday 17 January, 2022

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

North Korea fires two suspected missiles in fourth launch this year

Jan 17th 2022, 8:26 AM 7,035 Views 12 Comments

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

# pyongyang - Saturday 15 January, 2022

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

North Korea says it test launched ballistic missiles from a train

Jan 15th 2022, 2:20 PM 19,534 Views 18 Comments

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

# pyongyang - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

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

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

Jan 11th 2022, 6:44 AM 7,546 Views 10 Comments

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

# pyongyang - Wednesday 5 January, 2022

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

North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile into sea

Jan 5th 2022, 6:38 AM 9,662 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.

# pyongyang - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea in latest weapons test
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea in latest weapons test

Oct 19th 2021, 6:49 AM 5,861 Views 5 Comments

The launch came soon after the US pledged to resume diplomacy over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme.

# pyongyang - 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 11,547 Views 32 Comments

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

# pyongyang - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

North Korean defector goes undetected for hours after swimming to South
# Great Defector
# Great Defector

North Korean defector goes undetected for hours after swimming to South

Feb 24th 2021, 7:17 AM 41,719 Views 20 Comments

The man was caught only after apparently falling asleep.

# pyongyang - 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 14,305 Views 13 Comments

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

# pyongyang - 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 27,305 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.

# pyongyang - 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 13,914 Views 36 Comments

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

# pyongyang - 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 12,730 Views 12 Comments

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

# pyongyang - 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 14,940 Views 20 Comments

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

# pyongyang - 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 7,969 Views 7 Comments

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

# pyongyang - 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 8,469 Views 18 Comments

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

# pyongyang - 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 7,384 Views 11 Comments

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

# pyongyang - 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 7,551 Views 4 Comments

North Korea blamed blamed South Korea and US military exercises.

# pyongyang - Friday 28 June, 2019

'Very concerning': Fears for Australian man missing in North Korea
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

'Very concerning': Fears for Australian man missing in North Korea

Jun 28th 2019, 3:52 PM 16,908 Views 7 Comments

Alek Sigley has not been heard from since Tuesday.

# pyongyang - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Trump says Kim Jong Un 'will not break promise' after reports of North Korea missile launches
# Tensions
# Tensions

Trump says Kim Jong Un 'will not break promise' after reports of North Korea missile launches

Updated May 4th 2019, 3:35 PM 14,554 Views 29 Comments

South Korea has said North Korea fired a number of projectiles into the sea.

# pyongyang - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit
# Russian Talks
# Russian Talks

North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit

Apr 24th 2019, 10:49 AM 10,919 Views 24 Comments

The talks will be Kim’s first face-to-face meeting with another head of state since his meeting with Trump.

# pyongyang - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

North Korea 'rebuilding' main satellite launch site, satellite photos show
# Rocket Site
# Rocket Site

North Korea 'rebuilding' main satellite launch site, satellite photos show

Mar 6th 2019, 7:06 AM 12,851 Views 39 Comments

The activity was recorded days after the summit North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump.

# pyongyang - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Kim Jong Un warns US against maintaining current sanctions in New Year's speech
# North Korea
# North Korea

Kim Jong Un warns US against maintaining current sanctions in New Year's speech

Jan 1st 2019, 9:30 AM 11,228 Views 12 Comments

The North Korean leader says the state might be compelled to explore a ‘new path’ of defense if US sanctions remain unchanged.

# pyongyang - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Pompeo hails 'productive' talks with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

Pompeo hails 'productive' talks with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang

Oct 7th 2018, 2:12 PM 6,279 Views 5 Comments

The top US diplomat met with Kim for around two hours this morning in the North’s capital.

# pyongyang - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Denuclearisation: US ready to begin negotiating with North Korea 'immediately'
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

Denuclearisation: US ready to begin negotiating with North Korea 'immediately'

Sep 19th 2018, 10:30 PM 6,976 Views 15 Comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has invited his North Korean counterpart to meet in New York next week.

# pyongyang - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

US intelligence agencies find North Korea 'building new missiles'
# Nuclear
# Nuclear

US intelligence agencies find North Korea 'building new missiles'

Jul 31st 2018, 8:18 AM 19,893 Views 86 Comments

Following the Singapore summit in June, President Donald Trump had declared that Pyongyang was “no longer a nuclear threat”.

# pyongyang - Thursday 14 June, 2018

'Kim Jong Un understands': US sets out terms for North Korea to give up nuclear arsenal
# Urgency
# Urgency

'Kim Jong Un understands': US sets out terms for North Korea to give up nuclear arsenal

Jun 14th 2018, 6:54 AM 7,462 Views 32 Comments

US President Donald Trump has proudly declared that there is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea.

# pyongyang - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Three Americans detained by North Korea are free and flying back to US - Trump
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

Three Americans detained by North Korea are free and flying back to US - Trump

May 9th 2018, 2:10 PM 12,236 Views 43 Comments

The US President said they ‘seem to be in good health’.

# pyongyang - Friday 27 April, 2018

'No more war' - North and South Korean leaders commit to complete denuclearisation
# Good Neighbours?
# Good Neighbours?

'No more war' - North and South Korean leaders commit to complete denuclearisation

Apr 27th 2018, 10:40 AM 38,548 Views 79 Comments

Kim was flanked by his sister and close adviser Kim Yo Jong.

# pyongyang - Monday 23 April, 2018

'Heavy casualties' after Chinese tourists involved in North Korean bus crash
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

'Heavy casualties' after Chinese tourists involved in North Korean bus crash

Apr 23rd 2018, 7:07 AM 9,862 Views 5 Comments

Few details were released about the bus crash, but a now-deleted tweet claimed that 30 had died.

# pyongyang - Saturday 21 April, 2018

EU, Trump and Russia praise North Korea's plan to halt nuclear tests
# Progress
# Progress

EU, Trump and Russia praise North Korea's plan to halt nuclear tests

Apr 21st 2018, 3:29 PM 8,797 Views 37 Comments

Donald Trump tweeted that “progress [is] being made for all”.

# pyongyang - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict

Mar 6th 2018, 12:36 PM 9,248 Views 38 Comments

South Korea also claims that Pyongyang said it would consider abandoning nuclear weapons in exchange for security guarantees.

# pyongyang - Monday 5 March, 2018

North Korea's Kim Jong-un plays host to South Korean envoys for historic talks
# Dinner Host
# Dinner Host

North Korea's Kim Jong-un plays host to South Korean envoys for historic talks

Mar 5th 2018, 10:29 AM 11,007 Views 28 Comments

It is the first time the North Korean leader has met with officials from the South since taking office in 2011.

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