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DPRK says top leader guides test-firing of ballistic rockets

Top leader of the Democratic People`s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un has guided the test-firing of ballistic rockets by the strategic force, the official news agency KCNA reported on Tuesday.

BIZARRE PUNISHMENT! Kim Jong-Un to make North Korean athletes, who could not win medals in Rio Olympics, work in coal mines?

BIZARRE PUNISHMENT! Kim Jong-Un to make North Korean athletes, who could not win medals in Rio Olympics, work in coal mines?

North Korea's 31 athletes, who participated in nine sports, won two gold medals, three silvers and two bronzes in Rio Olympics.

North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un says missile test 'greatest success'

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un declared a submarine-launched missile test the "greatest success", state media said today, as the UN weighed a condemnation of the launch which appears to advance Pyongyang's nuclear strike capability.

After US sanctions target Kim Jong Un, North Korea threatens to cut off official contact with United States

After US sanctions target Kim Jong Un, North Korea threatens to cut off official contact with United States

North Korea on Monday threatened to cut off one of its official contact channels with the US, the first of its countermeasures against new sanctions imposed on the country.

North Korea warns of tough response after U.S. blacklisted leader

Some analysts and diplomats have warned that the U.S. action could limit cooperation with China on further action.

U.S. sanctions North Korean leader over rights abuses

U.S. sanctions North Korean leader over rights abuses

The United States on Wednesday sanctioned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time, citing 'notorious abuses of human rights', in a move diplomats say will infuriate the nuclear-armed country.

North Korea, a smokers' paradise, now urging people to quit

North Korea, a smokers' paradise, now urging people to quit

It's a battle Pyongyang has tried before and won't easily win since it doesn't appear to have a lot of funding.

Good morning, North Korea! Defector preaches dangers of cult worship

For an hour each day, Kim Chung-seong, a defector from North Korea and a Christian missionary, takes to the microphone in a small Seoul studio.

North Korean envoy rejects Trump overture to meet leader

North Korean envoy rejects Trump overture to meet leader

Trump, in an interview with Reuters in New York last week, said he is willing to talk to the North Korean leader to try to stop Pyongyang`s nuclear programme, proposing a major shift in US policy toward the isolated nation.

North Korea offers particularly good look at Kim, other leaders

North Korean state media today released high-resolution headshots of more than two dozen top officials, including leader Kim Jong Un, that appear to be missing something Pyongyang-watchers have come to expect: signs of retouching.

Priyanka Chopra bags a slot in 10 Millennial Leaders Around the Globe list

Priyanka Chopra bags a slot in 10 Millennial Leaders Around the Globe list

Other celebrities who have been listed are Malala Yousafzai, Kim Jong Un, Mark Zuckerberg, Prince William, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Rafael Nadal, Sonita Alizadeh and Mhairi Black.

Kim Jong Un's younger sister gets new post during congress

Kim Jong Un's younger sister gets new post during congress

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un 's younger sister is among the officials who were awarded key posts at the country's ruling-party congress, state media said today.

Xi Jinping greets North Korea's Kim on new title

Xi Jinping greets North Korea's Kim on new title

Chinese President Xi Jinping has congratulated North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on his election as chairman of the ruling Workers' Party, becoming the first world leader to greet the reclusive dictator.

North Korea capital gears up for congress; South fears nuclear test

North Korea has become increasingly isolated over its pursuit of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.

North Korea's ruling party sets May 6 for start of convention

Facing mounting international pressure over its nuclear and missile ambitions, North Korea has set a date for its biggest political convention in decades next month that is expected to bolster young dictator Kim Jong Un's grip on power.

Need powerful nuclear deterrence to counter US hostility: North Korea

Need powerful nuclear deterrence to counter US hostility: North Korea

North Korea needs a powerful nuclear deterrence to counter U.S. hostility and threats, the foreign ministry was quoted by the state news agency KCNA as saying on Tuesday.

UN slams North Korea submarine-launched ballistic missile

The UN Security Council on Sunday "strongly" condemned on Saturday's firing of a submarine-launched ballistic missile by North Korea.

North Korea may have resumed tunneling at nuclear test site: US report

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said in March that his country has miniaturised a nuclear warhead and ordered tests of a nuclear warhead and ballistic missiles.

North Korea's failed missile launch prompts "sabre-rattling" jibe from Chinese state media

The failed launch follows North Korea`s fourth nuclear test in January and a long-range rocket launch in February, which led to new UN sanctions.

North Korea leader supervises test of new engine for missile: State media

North Korea leader supervises test of new engine for missile: State media

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a successful test of a new engine for an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), state media said on Saturday, in their latest report of advances in an arms programme that has attracted U.N. sanctions.