North Korea has announced it will suspend “military action plans” against South Korea, after a meeting of the governing party’s Central Military Commission presided over by leader Kim Jong Un, the official KCNA news agency said on Wednesday. The video conference meeting on Tuesday also discussed documents outlining measures for[…]
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised his second live-fire artillery exercise in a week, state media said on Tuesday, as the country continues to expand its military capabilities. The report by Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) came a day after South Korea’s military detected the launch of three[…]
The North’s party plenary meeting comes a week after Pyongyang held the ruling Workers’ Party’s Central Military Meeting. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un convened a meeting of top ruling party officials on Saturday to discuss important policy matters ahead of the year-end deadline set by Kim for the United States, the state[…]
North Korea warned the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday that it would consider any discussion of the country’s human rights situation a “serious provocation” that would increase tension on the Korean Peninsula. In a letter to the 15-member council members obtained by the media, North Korean ambassador Kim Song said[…]
North Korea warned the United States, Britain, France and Germany on Monday against raising the issue of Pyongyang’s missile tests at the United Nations Security Council saying it would “further urge our desire to defend our sovereignty.” The 15-member council is due to meet behind closed doors on Tuesday after North Korea said last[…]
North Korean state media have confirmed the widely reported mysterious missile test as involving a submarine-based ballistic missile, greatly expanding Pyongyang’s capabilities ahead of disarmament talks with the US. “The successful new-type SLBM test-firing comes to be of great significance as it ushered in a new phase in containing the[…]
The launch of several unidentified missiles from North Korea has been detected by the Japanese coast guard and the South Korean military, mere hours after Pyongyang said it would resume denuclearization talks with the US. At least two projectiles were launched from Wonsan in the Kangwon province, eastward into the[…]
North Korean officials commit sexual violence against women with little concern for the consequences while the government neither investigates nor prosecutes complaints and does nothing to support the victims, a report said on Thursday. Unwanted sexual contact and violence are so common in North Korea it had “come to be[…]
North Korea has agreed to “permanently” shut one of its main missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts, South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in announced at a joint press conference with Kim Jong-un on Wednesday. The leaders of the two Koreas, who held summit talks in Pyongyang, said they agreed[…]
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