North Korea is seizing on the return of a defector from the South to point the finger at Seoul for the arrival of coronavirus in the country after months of denying it had any cases, analysts said Monday.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was shown surrounded by pistol-toting generals while in the South masked veterans were socially distanced as the two sides on Monday separately marked the armistice that ended Korean War hostilities.
North Korean authorities have imposed a lockdown on the border city of Kaesong after discovering what they say is the country’s first suspected coronavirus case, state media reported Sunday.
North Korea does “not feel any need” to resume talks with Washington, a senior diplomat for the country said Saturday, days after Seoul called for a summit as it seeks improved ties with Pyongyang.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un suspends plans for military action against the South.
North Korea is preparing to launch an anti-Seoul leaflet campaign, state media said Saturday, prompting sharp criticism from South Korea with tensions high on the peninsula.
North Korea threatened Wednesday to bolster its military presence in and near the Demilitarized Zone, a day after blowing up its liaison office with the South, prompting sharp criticism from Seoul.
N Korea to take “action” against South and entrust military to carry it out: Kim Yo Jong.
North Korea rebuked Washington on Thursday for criticising its decision to cut communication links with Seoul, warning it to stay out of inter-Korean affairs if it wanted to ensure a smooth presidential election.
N Korea threatens Seoul to stop flying anti-Pyongyang leaflets over the border.
N Korean troops fire gunshots towards the South in the Demilitarized Zone: Seoul said.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he remained hopeful for a nuclear agreement with North Korea, despite speculation about leader Kim Jong Un’s health and a standstill in talks.
North Korea marked the anniversary of the birth of its founder Kim Il Sung in subdued fashion Wednesday, with mask-wearing citizens placing flowers before his statue in Pyongyang as the country imposes strict anti-coronavirus measures.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has carried out a major reshuffle of his State Affairs Commission, official media reported Monday, replacing more than a third of its members.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s powerful younger sister has been reinstated to a key decision-making body, state media reported Sunday, marking her rise in the isolated nation.
North Korea remains totally free of covid-19, a health official in Pyongyang insists.
N Korea successfully tests “super-large multiple rocket launchers”, state media said.
Nuclear-armed North Korea on Monday fired what Japan said appeared to be ballistic missiles, a week after a similar weapons test by Pyongyang.
North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles on Monday, the South’s military said, weeks after Pyongyang declared its moratorium on long-range missile tests over.
Embassy of DPRK: No one can match the invincible Korean People’s Army (KPA) so what is the secret? The first one is that the KPA has been led by outstanding leaders.
A broader inter-Korean cooperation will help promote dialogue between North Korea and the United States and win the international support for sanctions relief toward Pyongyang, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Tuesday.
The government shutters all businesses run by North Koreans in the Kingdom.
Microsoft says it obtained a court order allowing it to seize web domains used by North Korean hacking groups.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has declared an end to moratoriums on nuclear and intercontinental ballistic missile tests and threatened a demonstration of a “new strategic weapon” soon.
North Korean businesses in Cambodia close their doors to customers.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will give his set-piece New Year speech on Wednesday, an opportunity to flesh out the nuclear-armed nation’s threat to seek a “new way” forward after the expiration of its year-end deadline for US sanctions relief.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un discussed strengthening his country’s military capability with top military officials, state media reported Sunday, with Pyongyang’s end-of-year deadline for the US to offer concessions approaching.
China and Russia propose to the UN Security Council that some sanctions be lifted on North Korea, with the US quickly opposing the suggestion.
North Korea warns to take “prompt corresponding actions at any level”.