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North Korea stole cryptocurrency worth USD 316.4 million to fund its nuclear programme: UN experts

The UN panel said its investigations found that North Korean-linked cyber actors continued to conduct operations in 2020 against financial institutions and virtual currency exchange houses to generate money to support its weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missile programmes.

Feb 10, 2021, 12:14 PM IST

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un's wife Ri Sol-Ju missing for over a year, conspiracy theories surface on internet

Speaking to NK News, Hong Min, director of the North Korean research division at Korea Insitute for National Unification, stated, "Her disappearance could be due to coronavirus pandemic. As a mother with young children, participating in public activities risks potential infection. Even Kim Jong-un went on the lowest number of on-site guidance in the past year."

Feb 01, 2021, 13:32 PM IST

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un threatens to build more nukes, cites US hostility

The North Korean leader said that the fate of relations with the United States depends on whether it abandons its hostile policy,

Jan 09, 2021, 06:51 AM IST

Yearender 2020: Top hoaxes involved Kim Jong-un, PubG and COVID lockdown

We take a brief halt and look over at some of the rumours that made news this year.

Dec 14, 2020, 19:58 PM IST

Zee World Exclusive: Kim Jong-un stole Putin's 'sea plan'?

Watch in this episode of Zee World Exclusive: Kim Jong-un stole Putin's 'sea plan'?

Nov 16, 2020, 10:46 AM IST

Kim Jong-un is in coma claims South Korean diplomat as North Korea passes power to Kim Yo-jong

Fuelling rumours about the failing health condition of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, a former aide to South Korea’s late president Kim Dae-Jung, Chang Song-min has claimed that Kim is in a coma and that’s why his sister Kim Yo-jong has been given powers.

Aug 23, 2020, 22:15 PM IST

Rumours of Kim Jong-un's death put to rest as North Korean leader attends ceremony to mark 26th death anniversary of his grandfather Kim Il Sung

Ending all specualtions over his health condition, Norht Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Wendesday (July 8) attended the ceremony held to mark the 26th death anniversary of his grandfather Kim Il Sung.

Jul 09, 2020, 13:53 PM IST

New satellite images show underground naval bases build by Kim Jong-un controlled North Korea

New images obtained by the western researchers have shown secret underground naval bases build by North Korea at Sinpo on the East coast.

Jun 18, 2020, 21:44 PM IST

North Korea to build ‘more reliable' force against US, says Donald Trump's diplomacy failed

Kim Jong-un-led North Korea has warned that it will build up a "more reliable" force against military threats from the United States since there has been no improvement in ties between Pyongyang and Washington in the past two years.

Jun 13, 2020, 16:35 PM IST

North Korea's main newspaper Rodong Sinmun highlights leader Kim Jong-un's love for his people

North Korea's main newspaper Rodong Sinmun on Tuesday (June 2) published an editorial on its front page stressing the communist nation's leader Kim Jong-un's devotion and love for his people.

Jun 02, 2020, 10:38 AM IST

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un appears in public for first time since May 1

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un made a public appearance for the first time since May 1 and presided over a Central Military Commission meeting during which he discussed "new policies for further increasing the nuclear war deterrence of the country."

May 24, 2020, 12:49 PM IST

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un replaces bodyguard, head of spy agency: Report

It is still not clear why the two former top-ranking officials were replaced. 

May 15, 2020, 07:24 AM IST

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un greets China for success in COVID-19 battle, calls South Korean military drills 'grave provocation'

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has greeted China for its success in controlling the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, state media reported on Friday. 

May 08, 2020, 13:29 PM IST

Kim Jong-un using body double after making public appearance since death rumours: Reports

The North Korean media recently published photographs of Kim smiling and smoking cigarettes at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the inauguration of a fertiliser plant. 

May 06, 2020, 18:51 PM IST

Russia felicitates North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un with World War II medal

Russian President Vladimir Putin has felicitated the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with a commemorative World War II medal for his role in preserving the memory of Soviet soldiers killed in North Korea.

May 05, 2020, 14:05 PM IST

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un makes first public appearance in 20 days

Contradicting reports over his deteriorating health, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has made his `first public appearance` after 20 days of absence.

May 02, 2020, 07:29 AM IST

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is perfectly fine, sources claim

Amid media reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is unwell, a South Korean government source told the JoongAng Ilbo on Tuesday that the reclusive leader is fine and is busy in his regular activities at a villa.

Apr 23, 2020, 08:44 AM IST

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in ‘grave danger’ after surgery; South Korean currency tumbles: Report

Speculation has been rife about what happened to Kim since he apparently skipped an annual visit to the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun on the occasion of the 108th birthday of his late grandfather and state founder Kim Il-sung on April 15.

Apr 21, 2020, 09:18 AM IST

North Korea's Kim threatens to resume nuclear, long-range missile tests

Kim said North was no longer bound by the self-declared moratorium, as the US continued joint military drills with South and had stepped up their sanctions.

Jan 01, 2020, 12:33 PM IST

Kim Jong-un might lose 'special relationship': Donald Trump warns after North Korea conducted 'important' test

The nuclear negotiations between the US and North Korea have been at a standstill since the Hanoi summit between President Donald Trump and leader Kim broke up in February and Pyongyang has since demanded Washington to change its approach by the end of the year.

Dec 09, 2019, 07:09 AM IST