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North Korea calls Biden ‘rabid dog’, just the latest in Pyongyang’s long list of insults

In the most recent commentary against Biden, North Korean state media said Biden was “bereft of elementary appearance as a human being, much less a politician” who had “again reeled off a string of rubbish against the dignity of the supreme leadership of the DPRK”.

North Korea snubs US move to postpone military drill with South

Senior North Korean official Kim Yong Chol said the U.S. must completely scrap that military drill and abandon its hostility against his country if it wants to see the resumption of the nuclear negotiations.


North Korea says no talks with US to prevent gifting Donald Trump something to boast about

It was the second time in less than a week that North Korean statements have taken direct aim at Trump, something Pyongyang had avoided since the two sides resumed a largely unproductive process of dialogue in 2018.

US, South Korea postpone joint exercise criticised by North

Seoul and Washington had scaled back the exercise recently and changed the name, but North Korea strongly objected, calling it evidence of a lack of interest in improving relations.

North Korea calls former US Vice President Joe Biden a 'rabid dog' nearing death

Misspelling Biden's name, KCNA said the former vice president was showing signs of "the final stage of dementia," and the "time has come for him to depart his life."

North Korea says US terrorism blacklist hinders nuke diplomacy

North Korea says US redesignation of Pyongyang as a sponsor of terrorism is dimming prospect for nuclear diplomacy.


Explained: What is the significance of Mt Paektu for Kim Jong Un

A volcanic mountain that last erupted a thousand years ago is considered sacred by the Koreans since they treat it as the spiritual origin of the Korean kingdom.

Kim Jong Un rides white horse on sacred mountain, plans 'great operation'

It was unclear what the operation might involve, but Kim has often made trips to the sacred mountain at times of major policy endeavours

Flags fly, anthems play, but N orth Korea blacks out World Cup qualifier with South

North Korea and South Korea had last met in a World Cup qualifier in Seoul a decade ago, where the North had lost 1-0 before accusing South Korea of poisoning their players' food ahead of the match.

North Korea threatens to resume nuke, long-range missile tests

The warning by Pyongyang's Foreign Ministry followed the weekend breakdown of North Korea-US nuclear negotiations in Sweden, the first such talks between the countries in more than seven months.

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Kim Jong Un goes horse riding on sacred mountain, plans 'great operation'

It was unclear what the operation might involve, but Kim has often made trips to the sacred mountain at times of major policy endeavours

North Koreans pay respect to founding leader Kim Il-sung on 25th death anniversary

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.


Kim Jong Un meets Vladimir Putin in Russia

Kim Jong Un became the first North Korean leader to travel to Russia since his late father, Kim Jong Il, visited in 2011.

Drones and gymnasts: North Korea marks 70th anniversary with military parade

Pyongyang residents, who trained for months for the anniversary, held up the bouquets to spell out words and slogans.

Joy, disbelief as Korean families separated by war meet after 65 years

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.

The secret rendezvous: When Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping met

North Korea's Kim Jong Un travelled to Beijing to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in a "secret meeting".


Glimpses of life inside North Korea, the world's most isolated country

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.

N-Korea jails US student Otto Warmbier for 15 years with hard labour

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.

Water parks and volleyball: Unseen pictures from inside North Korea

A peek into the daily life in North Korea.

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World News Wrap | 'Football in the only victor': US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup

‘No longer a nuclear threat from North Korea’: US President Donald Trump, on his return from Singapore after meeting Kim Jong Un, said there is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea. Taking to Twitter, he said, “Just landed – a long trip, but everybody can now feel much safer than the day I […]

World News Wrap — Trump-Kim Summit: The hidden messages you missed in these gestures

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.


North Korea plutonium production resumed, says US intelligence chief

North Korea, which launched a long range rocket on Sunday in defiance of international warnings, has restarted plutonium production, according to US intelligence services. Pyongyang announced in September that it would be resuming operations at its main nuclear facility at Yongbyon. The reactor there has been the source of plutonium for North Korea’s nuclear programme. […]

North Korea launches rocket, defying international warnings

North Korea has defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket. Pyongyang had notified UN agencies that it planned to carry out the launch, an announcement which triggered opposition from governments that see it as a long-range missile test. It said the rocket was being used to carry an Earth observation satellite. North Korea also […]

DMRK's action affects peace of India: MEA

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.

Family reunions between the two Koreas continue after 20-month gap

For the first time since February 2014 South Koreans are being allowed into the North for family reunions.