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North Korea Tensions

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

Mar 24, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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

Xi Jinping, Kim Jong Un Share Messages Reaffirming China-North Korea Alliance

Mar 23, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

According to KCNA and China's Xinhua news agency, Xi in his own message to Kim described bilateral relations as a 'valuable asset' to both countries and vowed to make unspecified contributions to the peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula.


North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Vows To Improve Ties With Outside World At Party Meeting

In his speech on the third day of the meeting Thursday, Kim 'declared the general orientation and the policy stand of our party for comprehensively expanding and developing the external relations'

Mired In Crises, North Korea's Kim Jong Un To Open Big Party Meeting

Dec 28, 2020 Associated Press (AP)

While few question Kim's grip on power, there is still room for things to get worse, especially if the world fails to find a quick way out of the Covid-19 crisis.


PM Modi Gave New Identity To North East: Amit Shah At Foundation Laying Programme

Amit Shah slammed Congress for failing to solve the problems of Manipur when in power and asserted the state is on the path of growth under BJP

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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.


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.


10 January, 2019

North Korea Needs To Take Practical Measures For Denuclearisation: Moon Jae-In

Outlook Web Bureau

The North has repeatedly pledged to work towards "denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula", a vague term that could be taken to also include US forces in the South and in the wider region.


26 December, 2018

Train From South Korea Leaves For North Korea In Rail, Road Link Ceremony

Outlook Web Bureau

A train from Dorasan station in South Korea carrying about a 100 passengers, just south of the inter-Korean border, left for North Korea on Wednesday morning for the ceremony to modernise and connect railways and roads across the border.


03 October, 2018

Donald Trump? Reconciliation between the Koreas? Many Names, Few Certainties For 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

Outlook Web Bureau

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in were the front-runners for their efforts at rapprochement between the two nations.


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09 September, 2018

North Korea To Stage Military Parade To Mark 70th Anniversary

Outlook Web Bureau

A large display of ballistic missiles would be widely seen as provocative.


10 June, 2018

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Arrives In Singapore For Unprecedented Summit With Donald Trump

Outlook Web Bureau

The US president called it a "one time shot" at peace.


29 April, 2018

North Korea's Kim Offers To Close Nuclear Test Site In May, Invites US Experts

Outlook Web Bureau

"Kim said 'the US feels repulsive about us, but once we talk, they will realise that I am not a person who will fire a nuclear weapon to the South or the US or target the US."




09 March, 2018

Trump Accepts North's Kim's Invite To Meet 'As Soon As Possible'

Outlook Web Bureau

Reading from a prepared statement, Chung said the North Korean leader has expressed his "eagerness to meet with President Trump as soon as possible."


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06 March, 2018

Will Consider Abandoning Nuclear Weapons: North Korea

Outlook Web Bureau

Kim and Moon would meet in late April at the fortified border village of Panmunjom for what would be only the third inter-Korean summit since the end of the 1950-53 Korean conflict.


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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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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.

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