North Korea and COVID-19

North Korea keeps borders closed as COVID-19 cases grow in neighbouring countries

With the exponential rise in coronavirus cases across the world, and many cases of spread re-occurring in areas where COVID-19 was otherwise believed to...
Inter-Korean war halted

Inter-Korean war halted as Kim abandons military plans

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has suspended plans for military action against the South, state media reported Wednesday in an apparent sudden dialling-down...
South Korea military response

South Korea ready for military response against North if agreement violated

South Korea has warned it’s ready for an armed response against the North’s plans to drop leaflets if it violates the two states’ military...
North Korea retaliatory leaflets

North Korea all geared up for balloon attack against South

North Korea has millions of propaganda leaflets ready to send to the South by an aerial armada of balloons, it said Monday, heightening its...
North Korea preparing anti-South leaflets

North Korea preparing anti-South leaflets in new campaign

North Korea is preparing to launch an anti-Seoul leaflet campaign, state media said Saturday, prompting sharp criticism from South Korea with tensions high on...
Seoul's unification minister resigns

Seoul’s unification minister resigns over N. Korea tensions

South Korea's Unification Minister, its point man for relations with the North, left the office on Friday over heightened tensions on the peninsula, days...
Trump ex-aide Bolton claims

Trump ex-aide Bolton claims further impeachable offences by Trump

Donald Trump pleaded with China's leader Xi Jinping for help to win re-election in 2020, the US president's former national security advisor John Bolton...
North Korea to send troops to border

North Korea to send troops to demilitarized border; demolishes liaison office

Pyongyang has vowed to send troops back into previously disarmed areas and renew military drills near the border, amid an ongoing spat with Seoul...
Korean liaison office destroyed by North Korea

Korean liaison office destroyed by North Korea amid rising tensions with South

North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office on its side of the border on Tuesday, after days of increasingly virulent rhetoric from Pyongyang....
North Korea will not entertain denuclearisation

North Korea will not entertain denuclearisation, warns Pyongyang

North Korea on Saturday issued another angry statement against Seoul, this time excoriating it for "nonsensical" statements on the stalled dialogue about Pyongyang's nuclear...
North Korea denounces US

North Korea denounces US only two years after Singapore summit

North Korea denounced the United States and castigated Donald Trump for hypocrisy on Friday, the second anniversary of a landmark summit in Singapore where...
Anti-Kim leaflets

Anti-Kim leaflets: South Korea moves to clamp down after Pyongyang warning

South Korea said Wednesday it would take legal action against two defector groups for sending Anti-Kim leaflets across the border, after North Korea ramped...
North Korea will end South liaison office

North Korea will end South liaison office over anti-Kim leaflets

North Korea has threatened to close a liaison office with the South as officials seethe over anti-Pyongyang leaflets sent across the border, saying further...
Korea military deal

Korea military deal in danger as North Korea threatens withdrawal

In an alarming development which may threaten the safety of the Korean Peninsula, North Korea threatened Thursday to scrap a military agreement with the...
Europe starts re-opening

Europe starts re-opening from lockdown as Asia infections spike

Swathes of Europe start the long process of re-opening from coronavirus lockdowns on Monday, but the first new infections in weeks at China's ground...
Wuhan reported new cases

Coronavirus haunts Wuhan as the city reports new cases

Wuhan, China, the original hotspot of the Covid-19 pandemic, has reported five new indigenous cases as the number of infections across mainland China has...
Kim Jong Un is alive

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is alive? 3 most important reasons his health matters

Nearly three weeks after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's no-show at a key event sparked rumors he was seriously ill or even dead,...
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US optimistic to secure a nuclear deal with North Korea despite Kim’s health: Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he remained hopeful for a nuclear agreement with North Korea, despite speculation about leader Kim Jong...
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Why Trump cannot talk about Kim’s health? Is he aware of something serious?

US President Donald Trump further fueled speculation about the health of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, telling reporters at the White House he had...
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Kim Jong-un is alive or dead? His absence from a key event raises many...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is "alive and well", a top security adviser to the South's President Moon Jae-in said, downplaying rumours over...
North Korean

Fake news everywhere! North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on death bed?

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un apparently keeps up a busy schedule, penning letters to foreign leaders – that is, despite being placed on his...
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Is North Korean leader Kim Jong-un facing health issues?

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is extremely unwell after undergoing surgery, CNN reported, citing a nameless US government source. Rumors of Kim’s alleged health...
North Korea

North Korea celebrates birth anniversary of founder by firing ‘short-range cruise missiles’

North Korea on Tuesday fired several suspected cruise missiles towards the sea, the South's military said. The "multiple projectiles" fired from Munchon in the east...
US

Coronavirus exposed US capacities: After India, it asks South Korea for help

South Korean firms will make their first shipment of coronavirus tests to the United States this week after a request by US President Donald...
North Korea

North Korea slams Pompeo and says will ‘walk our way’

Nuclear-armed North Korea on Monday warned it could cut off dialogue with the United States, but Washington's top diplomat said the US still looked...
North Korea

Madness at it’s peak: North Korea fires ‘super-large’ rockets

Nuclear-armed North Korea successfully tested "super-large multiple rocket launchers", state media said on Monday, but leader Kim Jong Un was not described as commanding...
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North Korea fires ‘ballistic missiles’ while world struggles with corona?

North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Saturday, the latest in a series of such...
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North Korea launches TWO missiles towards South Korea

North Korea has reportedly test-fired two projectiles that fell into the Sea of Japan, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) reported early on...
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Donald Trump blasted Oscar’s Favorite South Korean movie ‘Parasite’

President Donald Trump on Thursday ridiculed the historic best-picture Oscar win for South Korean film “Parasite,” telling a campaign rally he wished for the...
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Coronavirus is transforming into global pandemic

Two more people died from the new coronavirus in Iran, infections nearly doubled in South Korea, and clusters surfaced in Chinese prisons Friday, rekindling...

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Once upon a Virus: Chinese state media makes fun of US

Chinese state media network, has released a video that mocks the United States' coronavirus response. It tries to 'expose' and belittle Trump Administration's claims...

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