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Kim Jong-Un hands more power to sister, reaffirms nuclear drive

Kim Jong-Un hands more power to sister, reaffirms nuclear drive

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has promoted his sister to a senior ruling party post, state media said Sunday, and praised the country`s nuclear weapons programme which has sparked international a

Oct 09, 2017, 00:20 AM IST
North Korea must 'stand down' in its pursuit of nuclear weapons: Pentagon chief

North Korea must 'stand down' in its pursuit of nuclear weapons: Pentagon chief

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis on Wednesday warned North Korea to stop pursuing nuclear weapons and stop considering actions that would lead to the "destruction of its people."

Aug 09, 2017, 22:37 PM IST
China seriously concerned over North Korea's nuclear programme

China seriously concerned over North Korea's nuclear programme

China, a close ally of North Korea, today expressed serious concern over Pyongyang's plans to step up its nuclear and missile programmes.

Apr 19, 2017, 23:10 PM IST

N. Korea warns US, S. Korea against targeting leadership

North Korea on Sunday warned South Korea and the US against any attempt to stage a "special operation" to hit the Pyongyang leadership and military installations, including the nuclear arms base.

Mar 26, 2017, 18:25 PM IST
Kim Jong-nam's autopsy 'illegal and immoral': North Korean state media

Kim Jong-nam's autopsy 'illegal and immoral': North Korean state media

Malaysia has not released the corpse "under the absurd pretext" that it needs a DNA sample from the dead man's family.

Feb 23, 2017, 08:45 AM IST

Son of murdered North Korean due in Malaysia: Report

An airline source said Kim Han Sol was arriving in Kuala Lumpur on an AirAsia flight from Macau.
 

Feb 20, 2017, 17:55 PM IST
North Korean envoy says cannot trust Malaysian probe

North Korean envoy says cannot trust Malaysian probe

North Korean ambassador Kang Chol told reporters the embassy had only ever identified the victim as Kim Chol, based on passport carried by the dead man.
 

Feb 20, 2017, 13:31 PM IST

Kim`s family must provide DNA sample before body released: Malaysia police

Kim Jong-Nam was believed to have been in Malaysia on a passport bearing the name Kim Chol, a known alias, according to South Korean media.

Feb 17, 2017, 10:25 AM IST
North Korea begins three-day mourning for Cuban leader Fidel Castro

North Korea begins three-day mourning for Cuban leader Fidel Castro

In the Pyongyang subway, commuters in one station crowded around a glass case containing a Castro obituary published by the ruling party newspaper, Rodong Sinmun.

Nov 28, 2016, 15:52 PM IST
North Korea tells UN 'going nuclear' is only option

North Korea tells UN 'going nuclear' is only option

Speaking to the General Assembly, Ri Yong-ho yesterday said his country will "continue to take measures to strengthen its national nuclear armed forces in both quantity and quality."

Sep 24, 2016, 06:02 AM IST
Nuclear test by North Korea matter of grave concern: India

Nuclear test by North Korea matter of grave concern: India

India also expressed concern over the proliferation of nuclear and missile technologies which has adversely impacted its national security.

Sep 09, 2016, 21:59 PM IST

US condemns North Korea missile test-fire, calls it 'provocation'

The US today strongly condemned North Korea's test firing of a submarine-launched ballistic missile, describing it as a "provocation" in violation of the UN Security Council resolutions.

Aug 24, 2016, 13:23 PM IST
Kerry warns North Korea of `real consequences` for weapons programme

Kerry warns North Korea of `real consequences` for weapons programme

Washington`s top envoy John Kerry warned North Korea on Tuesday that it faced "real consequences" over its ongoing nuclear and missile testing programme.

Jul 26, 2016, 12:59 PM IST