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# pyongyang - Thursday 25 March, 2021

North Korea launches suspected ballistic missiles into sea
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North Korea launches suspected ballistic missiles into sea

Mar 25th 2021, 8:12 AM 11,496 Views 32 Comments

US officials played it down as not a violation of UN resolutions.

# pyongyang - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

North Korean defector goes undetected for hours after swimming to South
# Great Defector
# Great Defector

North Korean defector goes undetected for hours after swimming to South

Feb 24th 2021, 7:17 AM 41,675 Views 20 Comments

The man was caught only after apparently falling asleep.

# pyongyang - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

South Korean group launches thousands of anti-North leaflets across the border as tensions simmer
# At Loggerheads
# At Loggerheads

South Korean group launches thousands of anti-North leaflets across the border as tensions simmer

Jun 23rd 2020, 8:40 AM 14,282 Views 13 Comments

A propaganda war is fuelling the escalating tensions between the two countries.

# pyongyang - Sunday 3 May, 2020

Multiple shots fired from North Korea at guard post across border, says South
# Demilitarised Zone
# Demilitarised Zone

Multiple shots fired from North Korea at guard post across border, says South

May 3rd 2020, 7:37 AM 27,279 Views 15 Comments

The fire exchange took place a day after North Korea reported its leader Kim Jong Un’s first public appearance in some 20 days.

# pyongyang - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

North Korea accused of firing multiple short-range cruise missiles
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North Korea accused of firing multiple short-range cruise missiles

Apr 14th 2020, 7:26 AM 13,897 Views 36 Comments

South Korea said that the missiles were fired towards the sea.

# pyongyang - Monday 2 March, 2020

North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles in first launch for three months
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles in first launch for three months

Mar 2nd 2020, 8:16 AM 12,697 Views 12 Comments

The lack of testing activity in past months had experts wondering whether the North was holding back its weapons displays.

# pyongyang - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Kim Jong-un calls for ‘military counter-measures’ ahead of highly-anticipated New Year address
# North Korea
# North Korea

Kim Jong-un calls for ‘military counter-measures’ ahead of highly-anticipated New Year address

Dec 31st 2019, 12:32 PM 14,924 Views 20 Comments

Kim spoke for seven hours during the ruling Workers’ Party meeting in Pyongyang.

# pyongyang - Monday 9 December, 2019

Trump warns Kim Jong Un had 'everything' to lose through hostility towards US
# Weapons Test
# Weapons Test

Trump warns Kim Jong Un had 'everything' to lose through hostility towards US

Dec 9th 2019, 7:15 AM 7,932 Views 7 Comments

This comes as Pyongyang said it had carried out a major new weapons test.

# pyongyang - Thursday 3 October, 2019

North Korea hails submarine launch of ballistic missile as 'a significant achievement'
# Nuclear Threat
# Nuclear Threat

North Korea hails submarine launch of ballistic missile as 'a significant achievement'

Oct 3rd 2019, 2:37 PM 8,450 Views 18 Comments

North Korea and the United States are due to meet this weekend.

# pyongyang - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks with US
# Kim Jong-un
# Kim Jong-un

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks with US

Oct 2nd 2019, 8:35 AM 7,368 Views 11 Comments

Washington and Pyongyang are set to resume long-stalled talks in the coming days.

# pyongyang - Friday 16 August, 2019

North Korea rejects peace talks with South Korea over military drills
# Tense
# Tense

North Korea rejects peace talks with South Korea over military drills

Aug 16th 2019, 7:57 AM 7,538 Views 4 Comments

North Korea blamed blamed South Korea and US military exercises.

# pyongyang - Friday 28 June, 2019

'Very concerning': Fears for Australian man missing in North Korea
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

'Very concerning': Fears for Australian man missing in North Korea

Jun 28th 2019, 3:52 PM 16,891 Views 7 Comments

Alek Sigley has not been heard from since Tuesday.

# pyongyang - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Trump says Kim Jong Un 'will not break promise' after reports of North Korea missile launches
# Tensions
# Tensions

Trump says Kim Jong Un 'will not break promise' after reports of North Korea missile launches

Updated May 4th 2019, 3:35 PM 14,519 Views 29 Comments

South Korea has said North Korea fired a number of projectiles into the sea.

# pyongyang - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit
# Russian Talks
# Russian Talks

North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit

Apr 24th 2019, 10:49 AM 10,899 Views 24 Comments

The talks will be Kim’s first face-to-face meeting with another head of state since his meeting with Trump.

# pyongyang - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

North Korea 'rebuilding' main satellite launch site, satellite photos show
# Rocket Site
# Rocket Site

North Korea 'rebuilding' main satellite launch site, satellite photos show

Mar 6th 2019, 7:06 AM 12,839 Views 39 Comments

The activity was recorded days after the summit North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump.

# pyongyang - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Kim Jong Un warns US against maintaining current sanctions in New Year's speech
# North Korea
# North Korea

Kim Jong Un warns US against maintaining current sanctions in New Year's speech

Jan 1st 2019, 9:30 AM 11,213 Views 12 Comments

The North Korean leader says the state might be compelled to explore a ‘new path’ of defense if US sanctions remain unchanged.

# pyongyang - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Pompeo hails 'productive' talks with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

Pompeo hails 'productive' talks with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang

Oct 7th 2018, 2:12 PM 6,266 Views 5 Comments

The top US diplomat met with Kim for around two hours this morning in the North’s capital.

# pyongyang - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Denuclearisation: US ready to begin negotiating with North Korea 'immediately'
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

Denuclearisation: US ready to begin negotiating with North Korea 'immediately'

Sep 19th 2018, 10:30 PM 6,956 Views 15 Comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has invited his North Korean counterpart to meet in New York next week.

# pyongyang - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

US intelligence agencies find North Korea 'building new missiles'
# Nuclear
# Nuclear

US intelligence agencies find North Korea 'building new missiles'

Jul 31st 2018, 8:18 AM 19,875 Views 86 Comments

Following the Singapore summit in June, President Donald Trump had declared that Pyongyang was “no longer a nuclear threat”.

# pyongyang - Thursday 14 June, 2018

'Kim Jong Un understands': US sets out terms for North Korea to give up nuclear arsenal
# Urgency
# Urgency

'Kim Jong Un understands': US sets out terms for North Korea to give up nuclear arsenal

Jun 14th 2018, 6:54 AM 7,422 Views 32 Comments

US President Donald Trump has proudly declared that there is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea.

# pyongyang - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Three Americans detained by North Korea are free and flying back to US - Trump
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

Three Americans detained by North Korea are free and flying back to US - Trump

May 9th 2018, 2:10 PM 12,207 Views 43 Comments

The US President said they ‘seem to be in good health’.

# pyongyang - Friday 27 April, 2018

'No more war' - North and South Korean leaders commit to complete denuclearisation
# Good Neighbours?
# Good Neighbours?

'No more war' - North and South Korean leaders commit to complete denuclearisation

Apr 27th 2018, 10:40 AM 38,527 Views 79 Comments

Kim was flanked by his sister and close adviser Kim Yo Jong.

# pyongyang - Monday 23 April, 2018

'Heavy casualties' after Chinese tourists involved in North Korean bus crash
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

'Heavy casualties' after Chinese tourists involved in North Korean bus crash

Apr 23rd 2018, 7:07 AM 9,840 Views 5 Comments

Few details were released about the bus crash, but a now-deleted tweet claimed that 30 had died.

# pyongyang - Saturday 21 April, 2018

EU, Trump and Russia praise North Korea's plan to halt nuclear tests
# Progress
# Progress

EU, Trump and Russia praise North Korea's plan to halt nuclear tests

Apr 21st 2018, 3:29 PM 8,781 Views 37 Comments

Donald Trump tweeted that “progress [is] being made for all”.

# pyongyang - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict

Mar 6th 2018, 12:36 PM 9,223 Views 38 Comments

South Korea also claims that Pyongyang said it would consider abandoning nuclear weapons in exchange for security guarantees.

# pyongyang - Monday 5 March, 2018

North Korea's Kim Jong-un plays host to South Korean envoys for historic talks
# Dinner Host
# Dinner Host

North Korea's Kim Jong-un plays host to South Korean envoys for historic talks

Mar 5th 2018, 10:29 AM 11,003 Views 28 Comments

It is the first time the North Korean leader has met with officials from the South since taking office in 2011.

# pyongyang - Saturday 23 December, 2017

'The world wants peace, not death!' - Trump welcomes new sanctions on North Korea
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

'The world wants peace, not death!' - Trump welcomes new sanctions on North Korea

Dec 23rd 2017, 10:37 AM 8,283 Views 29 Comments

The sanctions will restrict oil supplies vital for Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear programmes.

# pyongyang - Thursday 30 November, 2017

US warns North Korean leadership will be 'utterly destroyed' if war breaks out
# North Korea
# North Korea

US warns North Korean leadership will be 'utterly destroyed' if war breaks out

Nov 30th 2017, 7:24 AM 12,998 Views 23 Comments

“If war comes, make no mistake – The North Korean regime will be utterly destroyed.”

# pyongyang - Monday 13 November, 2017

North Korean soldier shot a number of times while trying to defect to the south
# Border Shooting
# Border Shooting

North Korean soldier shot a number of times while trying to defect to the south

Nov 13th 2017, 10:45 PM 23,381 Views 13 Comments

The soldier survived the shooting.

# pyongyang - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Trump promises to 'figure it out' with South Korea's president
# Seoul Searching
# Seoul Searching

Trump promises to 'figure it out' with South Korea's president

Nov 7th 2017, 7:09 AM 6,803 Views 12 Comments

Trump has been visiting a number of Asian countries.

# pyongyang - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Women accused of killing Kim Jong Un's half-brother return to crime scene
# North Korea
# North Korea

Women accused of killing Kim Jong Un's half-brother return to crime scene

Oct 24th 2017, 7:17 AM 12,062 Views 0 Comments

Siti Aisyah and Doan Thi Huong are accused of killing Kim on 13 February.

# pyongyang - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Trump says 'only one thing will work' when dealing with North Korea
# Going Nuclear
# Going Nuclear

Trump says 'only one thing will work' when dealing with North Korea

Oct 8th 2017, 8:07 AM 24,608 Views 59 Comments

The US President has been trading insults with Kim Jong-un amid rising tensions.

# pyongyang - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

'Absurd': White House denies declaring war on North Korea
# International Tensions
# International Tensions

'Absurd': White House denies declaring war on North Korea

Sep 26th 2017, 7:08 AM 15,544 Views 46 Comments

North Korea’s foreign minister said the statement from Trump was “clearly a declaration of war”.

# pyongyang - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Meet the 90-year-old North Korean convicted spy whose sole wish is to make it back to the 'Fatherland'
# Unswerving Loyalty
# Unswerving Loyalty

Meet the 90-year-old North Korean convicted spy whose sole wish is to make it back to the 'Fatherland'

Sep 24th 2017, 10:30 AM 31,511 Views 29 Comments

Seo Ok-ryol has spent three decades in prison and been sentenced to death on two separate occasions.

# pyongyang - Friday 15 September, 2017

'Flee into a building or a basement': North Korea ballistic missile launch triggers high alert in Japan
# Escalating Tensions
# Escalating Tensions

'Flee into a building or a basement': North Korea ballistic missile launch triggers high alert in Japan

Sep 15th 2017, 7:10 AM 38,297 Views 119 Comments

The missile was launched from near Pyongyang.

# pyongyang - Thursday 14 September, 2017

North Korea threatens to sink Japan 'into the sea' and beat the US 'like a rabid dog'
# TOUGH TALK
# TOUGH TALK

North Korea threatens to sink Japan 'into the sea' and beat the US 'like a rabid dog'

Sep 14th 2017, 3:04 PM 18,196 Views 57 Comments

Pyongyang is unhappy after being hit with fresh UN sanctions.

# pyongyang - Sunday 3 September, 2017

'Very hostile and dangerous': Donald Trump condemns North Korea's sixth nuclear test
# Explosion
# Explosion

'Very hostile and dangerous': Donald Trump condemns North Korea's sixth nuclear test

Sep 3rd 2017, 12:40 PM 36,685 Views 93 Comments

The US President also criticised China, and offered advice to South Korea.

# pyongyang - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Trump says talking is 'not the answer' to North Korean situation
# Mixed Message
# Mixed Message

Trump says talking is 'not the answer' to North Korean situation

Aug 30th 2017, 8:05 PM 15,114 Views 62 Comments

His comments are at odds with remarks made by US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis.

# pyongyang - Thursday 17 August, 2017

'There will be no war on the peninsula': South Korean president on North's aggression
# War Games
# War Games

'There will be no war on the peninsula': South Korean president on North's aggression

Aug 17th 2017, 6:54 AM 3,366 Views 2 Comments

Tensions in the region have been rising.

# pyongyang - Saturday 5 August, 2017

US wants UN ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

US wants UN ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood

Aug 5th 2017, 1:32 PM 9,868 Views 36 Comments

The move could cost Pyongyang about €850 million in annual revenue.

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