March 18, 2020 11:31 am
North Korea has been engaged in an intense campaign to guard against COVID-19, though it hasn't officially reported any cases of infection. Experts say North Korea is extremely vulnerable to an infectious disease due to its chronic lack of medical supplies and outdated medical infrastructure.
March 09, 2020 6:56 am
Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement it has detected the three launches made from a town in the North's South Hamgyong province.
February 11, 2020 8:03 am
The 67-page report to the UN Security Council North Korea sanctions committee, which is due to be made public next month, comes as the United States tries to revive stalled denuclearization talks with North Korea.
February 10, 2020 8:44 am
The study concludes that since 2017 — the year President Donald Trump threatened “fire and fury like the world has never seen” against the country — the North’s use of the internet has surged about 300%.
January 22, 2020 2:08 pm
The North Korean government is preparing an official notice, and will later announce when tours can be resumed.
January 01, 2020 1:24 am
South Korea’s National Security Act is a law that penalises praise of North Korea or support of Kim Jong Un’s regime. A few weeks before and after the bar opened, local news reports and social media in South Korea were abuzz, debating whether the bar violated this national law.
December 24, 2019 9:11 am
Under pressure from the US, South Korea last month suspended its plan to withdraw from a military information-sharing pact with Japan. Since then, there have been hints of a potential thaw in ties.
December 24, 2019 7:46 am
Pyongyang warned Washington earlier this month of a possible “Christmas gift”.
December 08, 2019 7:26 am
The KCNA report did not specify what was tested, but the site has previously been used to launch rockets into space as well as test missile engines.
November 28, 2019 2:13 pm
In the past, such reports by South Korea about North Korean launches have turned out to be test launches of missiles and artillery pieces.
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.