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North korea


Kim Jong-Nam's murder politically motivated, says N Korean envoy, calls for joint probe

February 20, 2017 1:48 pm

The ambassador also denounced South Korea saying its southern neighbour was putting Malaysia under pressure so as to tarnish the relationship between the two countries.

Silk, steam and slogans: Inside a North Korean factory

January 17, 2017 11:10 am

In his New Year's address, leader Kim Jong Un called on the North Korean people to step up production in order to raise the nation's standard of living, which is among the lowest in Asia. Kim himself visited the silk mill in early January.

Heightened alert in South Korea following massive cyber attack carried out by North Korea

June 13, 2016 9:57 am

The South Korean police agency uncovered the hacking and worked with the companies and agencies affected to neutralise the malicious codes and prevent them from being used in a large-scale cyber attack.

Kim Jong Un caught smoking during anti-smoking drive

June 10, 2016 11:53 am

The Country's state media reported that non-smoking research stations have been set up in provincial capitals of the country.

North Korea to convene assembly late June after rare party congress

June 09, 2016 8:07 am

The party congress, the first in 36 years, was held amid great attention and elevated Kim to the post of party chairman.

North Korea restarts plutonium production for nuclear bombs: US official

June 08, 2016 2:35 pm

There is little knowledge about North Korea's nuclear prowess owing to the reclusive nature of the regime.

Kim Jong-Un's aunt lives anonymously in US, runs dry-cleaning business: Report

May 28, 2016 2:17 pm

She revealed Kim was born in 1984 not in 1982 or 1983 as previously believed - meaning he was just 27 when he took over from his father Kim Jong-Il in 2011.

North Korea threatens South's ships after sea border chase

May 28, 2016 8:25 am

South Korea's navy on Friday morning fired five rounds of warning shots to chase away a North Korean military vessel and a fishing boat that briefly crossed into South Korea-controlled waters.

South Korean navy fires warning shots to repel North Korean boats, no damage reported

May 27, 2016 9:28 am

Friday's incident happened as North Korea is stepping up pressure on South Korea to accept its calls to resume talks after months of animosities triggered by its fourth nuclear test in January.

Donald Trump would engage N Korea's Kim, wants to renegotiate climate accord

May 18, 2016 8:07 am

Asked whether he would try to talk some sense into the North Korean leader, Trump replied, "Absolutely."


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

March 17, 2016 3:27 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.

Water parks and volleyball: Unseen pictures from inside North Korea

December 01, 2015 5:45 pm

A peek into the daily life in North Korea.


DMRK's action affects peace of India: MEA

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.

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

October 26, 2015 12:46 pm

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