North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency said Friday's exercise (of testing a ballistic missile) was aimed at checking the alert posture of its army's rail-borne missile regiment.
In September, the International Olympic Committee suspended North Korea through 2022 for refusing to send a team to the Tokyo Summer Games, citing the pandemic.
North Korea claimed Thursday to have conducted the second successful test flight of a hypersonic missile, days after leader Kim Jong Un vowed to bolster his military forces despite pandemic-related difficulties.
By the grim metric of fatalities in the first 10 years of a dictator’s rule, Kim Jong Un has yet to match the records set by his grandfather, Kim Il Sung, or father, Kim Jong Il.
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A North Korean man has been sentenced to death for distributing copies of the hit Netflix series Squid Game. His execution will reportedly be carried out by the firing squad.
The North's recent tests were in line with Kim Jong Un's earlier vows to introduce sophisticated weapons and enlarge his nuclear arsenal to defend itself against U.S. hostility
The North's latest test, which followed two previous rounds of missile tests this month, indicated the country is returning to its tried-and-true technique of mixing weapons demonstrations and peace offers to wrest concessions.
The alleged test of this Short-Range missile comes after a series of tests that North Korea resumed after a pandemic break and is in violation of multiple UNSC resolutions.
North Korea also referenced the "backstabbing" remarks of US ally, France. Says that there would be corresponding actions if "even the smallest negative affect on our country's safety" is observed.
The meeting between South Korean and Chinese officials comes after North Korea resumed its missile tests amid a nuclear stalemate with the United States. The new missile, as reported by state media of North Korea, could hit targets in Japan, including the surrounding US military bases.
After seeing it's economy ravage under the pandemic, North Korea is back at its missile endeavours after a year. State media reported these long-range cruise missiles as "strategic weapon of great significance”.
The IAEA report dated Friday said there were indications of the operation of Yonbyon's radiochemical laboratory from mid-February to early July this year.
The National Intelligence Service told lawmakers in a closed-door briefing that it hasn't detected any information that North Korea has acquired vaccines, according to Ha Tae-keung, one of the legislators who attended the session.
North Korea has not yet given an official reason for pulling out of next month's qualifiers for the World Cup, to be held in Qatar in November and December 2022
North Korea has ignored offers from the new Biden administration to resume negotiations between the two countries.
A month ago, Security Council strongly backed return to democracy in Myanmar and calling for the immediate release of detainees including Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi
Kim's speech likely contained 'sensitive contents' that can provoke the United States and South Korea, a researcher said
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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