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North Korean Man Sentenced To Death For Smuggling 'Squid Game' Into the country

Nov 27, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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.

N Korea Test-Fires Newly Developed Anti-Aircraft Missile

Oct 01, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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


North Korea Accuses US of 'Hostile Policy'; Continues Its Streak Of Weapon Testing

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.

North Korea Fires Short-Range Missile To Sea In Latest Test, Seoul And Tokyo Officials Say

Sep 28, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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 Warns Of Actions Against US-Australia Nuclear Submarine Deal

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.

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15 September, 2021

S Korea Says N Korea Fired Unidentified Projectile Off Its Coast, Officials Meet Chinese Counterparts

Associated Press (AP)

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.


13 September, 2021

North Korea Tests Missiles After A Stressful Pandemic Break

Associated Press (AP)

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”.


30 August, 2021

N Korea Appears To Have Resumed Nuclear Reactor Operation: UN Atomic Agency

Associated Press (AP)

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.


08 July, 2021

Seoul Spy Agency: No Sign That North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Has Been Vaccinated

Associated Press (AP)

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.


16 May, 2021

North Korea Withdraws From 2022 Football World Cup Qualifiers: AFC

Agencies

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


24 March, 2021

North Korea Conducts Short-Range Missile Test After Kim Jong-Un's Sister Threatens US, South Korea

Associated Press (AP)

North Korea has ignored offers from the new Biden administration to resume negotiations between the two countries.


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02 March, 2021

Restoring Democracy: New US Envoy Urges To Ramp Up Pressure On Myanmar Military

Associated Press (AP)

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


07 January, 2021

Kim Jong Un Pledges To Expand Nuclear Capability, Bolster North Korea's Military

Associated Press (AP)

Kim's speech likely contained 'sensitive contents' that can provoke the United States and South Korea, a researcher said


10 October, 2020

North Korea Unveils New Ballistic Missile, Weapons At Military Parade

Associated Press (AP)

The weapons included the North's biggest-yet ICBM, which was mounted on an 11-axel launch vehicle that was also seen for the first time, and a presumptive new solid-fuel weapon designed to be fired from submarines.


03 July, 2020

All Is Well In North Korea: Kim Jong Un Maintains 0 Coronavirus Cases In Country

Associated Press (AP)

Kim told a ruling party meeting that the country has 'thoroughly prevented the inroad of the malignant virus and maintained stable anti-epidemic situation despite the worldwide health crisis.'


16 June, 2020

North Korea Blows Up Liaison Office With South, Cuts All Communication Lines

Outlook Web Bureau

Seoul's Unification Ministry says the destruction of the building at the North Korean border town of Kaesong happened at 2:49 p.m. Tuesday.


16 June, 2020

North Korea's Military Threatens To Reenter Demilitarised Border Areas

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.


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03 May, 2020

'Glad To See He Is Back': Donald Trump On Kim Jong Un

PTI

North Korean state television showed Kim walking, smiling broadly and smoking a cigarette at what the North said was the opening of a fertilizer factory on Friday in Sunchon, north of Pyongyang.


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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee during an administrative review meeting, in Murshidabad.

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Senior SKM leaders address a press conference on the future course of the farmers agitation, at Singhu Border in New Delhi.

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Senior SKM leaders address a press conference on the future course of the farmers agitation, at Singhu Border in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, Army Chief Bipin Rawat addresses a press conference in New Delhi. CDS Gen Bipin Rawat accompanied by his wife Madhulika Rawat, his staff and other officials were killed in an IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter...

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In this file photo, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat. CDS Gen Bipin Rawat accompanied by his wife Madhulika Rawat, his staff and other officials were killed in an IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Coonoor,...

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