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US envoy urges N.Korea to end 'provocations', accept offer of talks

Pyongyang so far has rejected US overtures, accusing Washington and Seoul of talking diplomacy while ratcheting up tensions with their own military activities.

By REUTERS
24/10/2021
A suspected missile is fired, in this image released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KC

N.Korea fires ballistic missile, disrupts Japan election campaign start

The North Korean launch would be the latest weapons test by the country, which has pressed ahead with military development in the face of international sanctions imposed over its nuclear weapons.

By REUTERS
19/10/2021

North Korea's Kim calls for improving people's lives amid 'grim' economy

North Korea's economy has been battered by years of sanctions over its nuclear and weapons programs, and heavy rains and floods have also taken a toll.

By REUTERS
11/10/2021
The Iranian flag waves in front of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters, befor

The other father of Iran’s nuke program - A.Q. Khan - analysis

Abdul Qadeer Khan, who died on Sunday and founded Pakistan’s nuclear weapons program, can be considered the father, or step-father of Iran, North Korea and Libya’s nuclear weapons programs.

North Korea to receive COVID-19 aid from WHO

The World Health Organization said it had begun shipments through Dalian port in China, which is near the border with North Korea, in order to supply North Korea with aid for the COVID-19 pandemic.

By REUTERS
07/10/2021
A suspected missile is fired, in this image released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KC

N.Korea fires unidentified projectile, criticizes US 'hostile' policy

The announcement came just before North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations urged the United States to give up its hostile policy towards Pyongyang.

By REUTERS
28/09/2021

North Korea could consider an inter-Korean summit if mutual respect is assured

Addressing the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, South Korean President Moon Jae-in repeated a call for a formal end to the war but later said time is running out to achieve such progress.

By REUTERS
25/09/2021
A suspected missile is fired, in this image released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KC

N.Korea fired two ballistic missiles amid deadlocked nuclear talks

Pyongyang has been steadily developing its weapons program amid a standoff over talks aimed at dismantling its nuclear and ballistic missile programs in return for US sanctions relief.

By REUTERS
15/09/2021

North Korea appears to have restarted nuclear reactor, IAEA says

North Korea appears to have restarted a nuclear reactor that is widely believed to have produced plutonium for nuclear weapons, the UN atomic watchdog has said in an annual report.

By REUTERS
30/08/2021
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives for an opening ceremony of a newly constructed residential c

North Korea tortures and executes Christians, USCIRF says

A United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) report states North Korea secretly and regularly violates the religious freedoms of civilians.

18/08/2021
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