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North Korea's Military Threatens To Reenter Demilitarised Border Areas

Jun 16, 2020 Associated Press (AP)

The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un days earlier said the North Korea would demolish a 'useless' inter-Korean liaison office in the border town of Kaesong.

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Appears In Public Amid Health Rumours

May 02, 2020 Associated Press (AP)

South Korea's government, which has a mixed record of tracking Pyongyang's ruling elite, repeatedly downplayed speculation that Kim, believed to be 36, was in poor health following surgery.


'Alive And Well': South Korea On Kim Jong-un Amid Reports Of Poor Health

There has been widespread speculation about the "deteriorating health" and absence of Kim in the media, particularly in the US, over the last week or so.

Kim Is 'A Man Of His Word' On Denuclearization, Says Donald Trump

Jan 01, 2020 AFP

The president was referring to a 2018 historic summit he held with Kim in Singapore. The two adopted a vaguely worded statement on "complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula" and agreed to 'establish new US-DPRK relations'.


Kim Jong-Un Ends Test Moratoriums, Threatens With 'New Strategic Weapon'

A self-imposed ban on such tests -- Kim declared they were no longer needed -- has been at the centrepiece of the nuclear diplomacy between Pyongyang and Washington over the last two years, which has seen three meetings between Kim and US President Donald Trump, but little tangible progress.

14 December, 2019

Those Who Don't Want 'Divisive Democracy' Should Go To North Korea: Meghalaya Guv Backs Citizenship Act

PTI

The protesters were demanding the Governor to give his assent to the proposed ordinance that seeks mandatory registration of outsiders entering the state and at the same time for the Centre to implement the Inner Line Permit in the state.


12 December, 2019

US Warns North Korea Of Consequences If It Acts On 'Christmas Gift' Threat

AFP

US ambassador tells UN security council it must ‘act accordingly’ if the regime does not turn away from hostility and threats.


04 December, 2019

Kim Jong Un Again Rides Horse Up Sacred Peak As Nuke Deadline Nears

Associated Press (AP)

The Korean Central News Agency released many photos showing Kim taking a horse riding to snow-covered Mount Paektu along with his wife and other top lieutenants, also on white horses.


16 October, 2019

Kim Jong-Un Vows To Fight US Sanctions, Visits Sacred N Korean Peak

Associated Press (AP)

Kim has often visited Mount Paektu, the highest point on the Korean Peninsula, before making major decisions such as the 2013 execution of his powerful uncle and his 2018 entrance into diplomacy with Seoul and Washington.


27 August, 2019

Trump Claims Melania Has 'Gotten To Know' Kim Jong Un, White House Issues Clarification

PTI

The White House is clarifying comments made by President Donald Trump during a news conference in France.


25 August, 2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Oversaw Test Of 'Super-large Multiple Rocket Launcher': KCNA

AFP

Kim said the "newly developed" system was a "great weapon," and expressed "high appreciation" for the scientists who had designed and built it, the country's official Korean Central News Agency said.


17 August, 2019

North Korea's Leader Kim Jong Un Supervises 'New Weapon' Launch Test Again: State Media

AFP

Defence officials in Seoul said Pyongyang fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles Friday, that flew some 230 kilometres (140 miles) before splashing down in the sea between the Korean peninsula and Japan.


22 July, 2019

North Korea Leader Kim Jong-Un Votes In Local Elections Which Register Almost 100% Turnout

Outlook Web Bureau

The elections that took place on Sunday look to project democratic legitimacy, even though watchdogs say candidates were preselected and ran unopposed.


02 July, 2019

Trump-Kim Summit Signals 'End Of Hostile Relations' Between Two Countries: South Korean Prez

Outlook Web Bureau

South Korea's president on Monday called a recent U.S.-North Korean summit at the Korean border, an end of mutual hostility between the countries, despite skepticism that it's was a just made-for-TV moment that lacked any substance.


30 June, 2019

Donald Trump Shakes Hands With Kim Jong Un In Demilitarized Zone, Walks Into North Korea

Outlook Web Bureau

In a historic moment, Trump walked across the concrete blocks dividing North and South Korean territory in the Demilitarized Zone that divides the peninsula.


31 May, 2019

North Korea Executes Officials Following Failed Trump Summit: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

Kim Hyok Chol, who laid the groundwork for the Hanoi meeting and accompanied Kim on his private train, was executed by firing squad for ‘betraying the supreme leader’ after he was turned by the US.


06 May, 2019

New Satellite Image Reveals North Korean Missile Launch

Outlook Web Bureau

The missile test, North Korea's first since 2017, serves as a clear warning of leader Kim Jong-un's frustration at the state of talks with the US, which have been deadlocked since President Donald Trump walked out of their Vietnam summit early in February.


23 April, 2019

North Korea Confirms Kim To Visit Russia To Hold First Summit With President Vladimir Putin

Outlook Web Bureau

The summit is likely to be held in the Russian port city of Vladivostok, located 300 km from the border between both the countries.


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Security personnel in position at the encounter site in Bhatadurian area of Mendhar in Poonch district.

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Former National Conference senior leader Devinder Rana addresses at BJP headquarters in Jammu.

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Former National Conference senior leader Devinder Rana is greeted by Jammu and Kashmir BJP president Ravinder Raina on his arrival at BJP headquarters in Jammu.

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State Vice President of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Salim Parvez joins the JD-U party in the presence of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, in Patna.

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Members of Rashtriya Bajrang Dal stage a protest against the recent killings of non locals by the terrorists in Kashmir, in Jammu.

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