North Koreans

Ten North Koreans detained in China amid possible defector crackdown

Ten North Koreans detained in China amid possible defector crackdown

Ten North Koreans, including a three-year-old child, have been detained in China, where they face being deported back to the North, two sources with direct knowledge of the situation told Reuters.

Nov 07, 2017, 18:13 PM IST

UN council to vote on Friday on blacklisting more North Koreans: Diplomats

The United Nations Security Council will vote on Friday on a U.S. and Chinese proposal to blacklist more North Korean individuals and entities after the country's repeated ballistic missile launches, diplomats said on Thursday.

Jun 02, 2017, 10:23 AM IST
MEA rubbishes Aljazeera article about India training North Koreans on classified technology

MEA rubbishes Aljazeera article about India training North Koreans on classified technology

According to the article, “a research centre in Dehradun is under scrutiny after revelation that it trained North Korean scientists”.

Jun 23, 2016, 10:53 AM IST

13 North Koreans working in overseas restaurant defect to Seoul

At least 13 North Koreans working in an overseas restaurant have defected to South Korea this week, Seoul's unification ministry said on Friday.

Apr 08, 2016, 16:57 PM IST

Chinese banks freeze North Korean accounts: Report

Chinese banks including a branch of China`s biggest bank Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) have frozen accounts belonging to North Koreans, a South Korean newspaper reported on Monday.

Feb 22, 2016, 15:48 PM IST

White House will not name those behind 2014 cyber attack

 The White House said Wednesday it would not name those behind a cyber attack on official Washington targets last October, after reports blamed Russia.

Apr 09, 2015, 02:50 AM IST

N Koreans eating own kids in famine-hit country?

A terrible famine in North Korea has killed up to 10,000 people and a man has been executed for allegedly murdering his two children for food.

Jan 28, 2013, 20:01 PM IST

Chinese fishermen released by North Korea

The fishermen were captured on May 8 in the Yellow Sea between China and North Korea.

May 21, 2012, 16:09 PM IST

`N Koreans rescued from boat seek asylum`

The arrival is the largest of its kind since February, when 31 North Koreans floated south on a boat in the Yellow Sea.

Nov 05, 2011, 09:12 AM IST

S Korea returns 7 N Koreans whose boats drifted

Tensions have been high since a deadly N Korean artillery attack on a South Korean island last year.

Aug 12, 2011, 19:46 PM IST

Nine North Koreans defected by boat in Yellow Sea

The latest in a string of defections could further complicate inter-Korean relations.

Jun 15, 2011, 19:16 PM IST