May 02, 2021 10:43 am
"His statement clearly reflects his intent to keep enforcing the hostile policy toward the DPRK as it had been done by the US for over half a century," Kwon Jong Gun, a senior North Korean Foreign Ministry official, said in a statement.
April 08, 2021 9:45 am
North Korea’s decision, announced on Tuesday, to skip the Tokyo Olympics because of the Covid-19 pandemic, will boost the chances of the two Indian contenders to finish on the podium at the July 23-August 9 Games.
April 03, 2021 2:43 pm
Several countries have shut their foreign embassies in North Korea over the past few months. In December, the United Nations said it no longer had staff in the country.
March 29, 2021 7:39 am
Last week, North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea in a defiance of U.N. resolutions that ban such launches by North Korea.
March 27, 2021 10:32 am
The statement issued by senior official Ri Pyong Chol came after the North on Thursday tested-fired two short-range missiles off its eastern coast in the first ballistic launches since Biden took office.
March 26, 2021 9:39 am
The United States condemned Thursday's launches, which came hours before Biden held his first White House press conference since taking office in January.
March 25, 2021 7:48 pm
This week, North Korea's neighbours reported the country fired four short-range missiles into the sea in its first missile launches in about a year.
March 25, 2021 8:36 am
The Japanese government said one missile flew about 450 km (280 miles) and landed outside the Japanese exclusive economic zone, indicating it was a short-range missile.
March 24, 2021 9:55 pm
Biden himself told reporters the missile tests were not a provocation. ``There's no new wrinkle in what they did,`` he said.
March 19, 2021 11:01 am
North Korea's foreign affairs ministry also warned Washington would "pay a price", in a statement carried by KCNA.
March 25, 2021 8:31 pm
The missile launch is viewed as a demonstration of North Korea’s military strength by Kim Jong Un to pressure Washington into negotiations that are being stalled after Joe Biden took office in January.
October 17, 2019 11:52 am
It was unclear what the operation might involve, but Kim has often made trips to the sacred mountain at times of major policy endeavours
July 09, 2019 7:34 am
Hundreds of North Koreans visit the national monument in Pyongyang to pay tribute to country's founder Kim Il-sung. The communist state organises various programmes and concerts to mark this event.
April 25, 2019 1:33 pm
Kim Jong Un became the first North Korean leader to travel to Russia since his late father, Kim Jong Il, visited in 2011.
September 11, 2018 6:55 am
Pyongyang residents, who trained for months for the anniversary, held up the bouquets to spell out words and slogans.
August 23, 2018 10:13 am
About 90 families from North and South Korea wept and embraced as the neighbors held their first reunion events in three years for relatives wrenched apart by the Korean War for more than six decades.
March 28, 2018 12:38 pm
North Korea's Kim Jong Un travelled to Beijing to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in a "secret meeting".
September 27, 2017 5:39 pm
The Indian Express visited Pyongyang in North Korea earlier this month for an AFC Cup football match between Bengaluru FC and North Korean military club, 4.25 SC. Mihir Vasavda captures some of the images of the life of people in this reclusive nation under its leader Kim Jong-un.
March 17, 2016 4:10 pm
Otto Warmbier, a student at the University of Virginia, was arrested in North Korea in early January on charges of "hostile acts" against the state, according to the country's official news agency KCNA.
December 02, 2015 4:13 pm
A peek into the daily life in North Korea.
June 14, 2018 8:27 am
June 13, 2018 10:41 am
The US President and the North Korean leader met at the "neutral" destination on Tuesday. With the world watching, they shook hands, smiled for the cameras and agreed to further bilateral ties.
February 10, 2016 2:33 pm
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January 06, 2016 11:40 am
New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup on Wednesday said he has seen the reports of the nuclear test that has been conducted in North Korea, and it is a matter of concern. He also said that Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DMRK) is doing wrong deeds, which adversely impact on peace and stability of India.
October 26, 2015 12:46 pm
For the first time since February 2014 South Koreans are being allowed into the North for family reunions.