North Korea

Kim Jong Un's wife Ri Sol-ju makes appearance after nearly one-year's absence

Ri Sol-ju who was last seen in January 2020 while attending a concert celebrating Lunar New Year`s Day at the Samjiyon Theater in Pyongyang with leader Kim, on Tuesday, the couple were seen at a theater commemorating the birthday of the late leader Kim Jong-il.

Feb 17, 2021, 12:32 PM IST

North Korea attempted to steal Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine technology by hacking: Report

In 2020, suspected North Korean hackers tried to break into at least nine health organizations, including Johnson & Johnson, Novavax Inc, and AstraZeneca. Digital espionage against health bodies, vaccine scientists and drugmakers has intensified during the COVID-19 pandemic as state-backed hacking groups scramble to obtain the latest research and information about the outbreak.

Feb 16, 2021, 16:07 PM IST

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

Booming business of clandestine proliferation led by China-Pakistan-North Korea nexus

The malevolent intentions of Pakistan can be understood from the fact that the auto-clave, which was misdeclared as an industrial dryer, is notified in the SCOMET list and was found concealed in the bottom cargo of the ship transiting through Kandla.

Feb 03, 2021, 22:04 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

J&K: The cold in Srinagar broke the record of last 9 years

Dal Lake has frozen in Srinagar. The work of removing snow is going on continuously at different places. Watch the video.

Jan 13, 2021, 17:48 PM IST

Where is Kim Yo Jong? Has Kim Jong Un's sister pushed aside?; check details

Rumours that Kim Yo Jong is her brother's heir apparent could be dangerous because they "raise the issue of Kim's hold on power and health inside North Korea," said Oh Gyeong-seob, an analyst at Seoul's Korea Institute for National Unification. 

Jan 13, 2021, 17:06 PM IST

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un issues warning to US, makes chilling claims about nuclear weapons

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un has said that Pyongyang will develop more advanced nuclear technologies, nuclear-powered submarine and missiles in future.

Jan 10, 2021, 11:13 AM 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

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un admits mistake for the first time ever, here's why

As Kim delivered the opening speech during the Workers’ Party congress on Tuesday, he admitted that North Korea is facing “huge challenges and difficulties”.

Jan 07, 2021, 09:12 AM IST

Czech Intel report highlights proliferation concerns from Pakistan, increased Chinese propaganda

Czech Republic's national intelligence agency, Security Information Service (BIS) in its annual report has highlighted increased proliferation concerns from Pakistan.

Dec 24, 2020, 07:24 AM IST

South Korea appealed for Biden's 'summit-level' interests in North Korea talks

South Korea has raised the need for US President-elect Biden`s administration to pay attention to reopen denuclearisation talks with North Korea.

Nov 11, 2020, 14:00 PM IST

North Korea's Kim Jong Un chokes up, sheds tears during speech, issues rare apology over failures

A visibly emotional Kim thanked the troops for their sacrifices and apologised to citizens for failing to improve their lives.

Oct 12, 2020, 20:44 PM IST

North Korea says anti-COVID-19 epidemic situation now 'under safe and stable control'

Kim Song, the country's UN ambassador, said a tightly administered anti-pandemic effort in his nation had been working.

Sep 30, 2020, 17:07 PM IST

Very sorry: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un apologises for killing South Korean official

North Korea expressed regret on Friday for having shot dead a South Korean man to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the South`s national security adviser said, amid growing public and political outrage.

Sep 25, 2020, 14:57 PM IST

North Korea issued shoot-to-kill orders to prevent coronavirus from entering the country: Report

The North Korean regime led by Kim Jong-un has issued shoot-to-kill orders to prevent the deadly coronavirus infection from entering the country from China, a commander of US forces in the South has claimed so.

Sep 11, 2020, 19:24 PM IST

Typhoons blow North Koreas economic plans further off course

After surveying the typhoon damage suffered by his impoverished country, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told party loyalists they would have to rethink plans for an economy already hobbled by sanctions and more recently coronavirus restrictions.

Sep 09, 2020, 13:58 PM IST

Satellite images suggest North Korea may be preparing launch of submarine missile, says US think tank

The Center for Strategic and International Studies said the images it published on its website of North Korea`s Sinpo shipyard showed several vessels within a secure boat basin, one of which resembled vessels previously used to tow a submersible test stand barge out to sea.

Sep 05, 2020, 08:04 AM IST

DNA: North Korea releases new photos of Kim Jong-un amid reports he’s in a coma

North Korea’s state news agency has released new photos of Kim Jong-un amid reports that he’s been in a coma for months and ceded some power to his sister.

Aug 26, 2020, 23:30 PM IST

North Korea releases new pictures of leader Kim Jong-Un days after reports claimed he was in coma

Days after a South Korean diplomat claimed that North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un was in a coma, the communist nation has issued new photos of the reclusive leader.

Aug 26, 2020, 15:16 PM IST