North Korea

Coronavirus wrap: Spain death toll tops 10 000, Belgium reports over 1 000 dead while North Korea insists it is coronavirus-free

2020-04-02 12:30

The novel coronavirus (Covid-19) death toll in Spain has surged over 10 000 after a record 950 deaths in 24 hours, with the number of confirmed cases passing the 110 000 mark, the government has said.

North Korea fires two short-range 'ballistic missiles' into sea

2020-03-29 17:17

North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Sunday, the fourth such launch this month as the world battles the coronavirus outbreak.

White House warns North Korea over 'Christmas gift' threat

2019-12-29 22:03

The White House said Sunday it would consider "other tools" beyond personal diplomacy if North Korea went ahead with a threatened "Christmas gift" that could reignite global tensions over its nuclear programme.

'Old man' Trump is 'bluffing' says North Korea: KCNA

2019-12-09 21:21

North Korea has accused US President Trump of "bluffing" and called him "an old man bereft of patience" as Pyongyang ramps up pressure on Washington over stalled nuclear talks.

North Korea says no more talks with US just so Trump can brag

2019-11-20 05:32

Pyongyang comments came after US president called on leader Kim Jong Un to 'act quickly' and hinted at another meeting.

Hong Kong police detain people | Trump worse than Nixon - Pelosi: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-11-18 05:58

Hong Kong riot police detain people near campus protest siege | Pelosi says Trump's actions 'so much worse' than Richard Nixon; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

WATCH | North Korea conducts new test of 'super-large' rocket launcher, reports KCNA

2019-11-02 10:38

North Korea has carried out a "successful" new test of its "super-large multiple rocket launcher" system, state media has said.

North Korea warns against Security Council meeting on missile tests

2019-10-08 08:20

North Korea warned Monday it would not "sit idle" if any attempt is made at the UN Security Council to raise the subject of its "self-defensive measures," an apparent reference to its recent missile tests.

North Korea tests submarine-launched missiles | US feels the heat: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-10-03 07:17

North Korea says test was submarine missile | US sizzles in rare autumn heat wave; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

North Korea pins hopes on Trump, but casts doubt on future talks

2019-09-27 12:27

North Korea has praised US President Donald Trump as "different from his predecessors" as well as "wise" and "bold", even as it cast doubt on prospects for a future summit.


'We will walk our way' - North Korea slams US secretary of state Mike Pompeo

2020-03-30 19:54

North Korea has warned it could cut off dialogue with the United States and slammed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for urging the international community to maintain sanctions on its regime.

North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles: Yonhap

2020-03-21 15:30

North Korea on Saturday fired two short-range ballistic missiles toward the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea, Yonhap news agency reported, citing South Korea's military.

North Korea's Kim holds top party meeting ahead of US deadline

2019-12-29 19:15

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has convened a key meeting of top ruling party officials, state media has announced, ahead of a year-end deadline for Washington to shift its stance on stalled nuclear talks.

Trump warns North Korea's Kim has 'everything' to lose through hostility

2019-12-09 13:50

US President Donald Trump has warned that North Korea's Kim Jong Un had 'everything' to lose through hostility towards the United States, after Pyongyang said it had carried out a major new weapons test.

Trump says North Korea went too far in calling Biden 'rabid dog'

2019-11-18 14:51

US President Donald Trump issued a rare - if tepid - defence of Joe Biden, saying Pyongyang's depiction of him as "a rabid dog" who should be "beaten to death" went a bit too far.

North Korea calls Biden 'rabid dog' that 'must be beaten to death'

2019-11-15 14:15

North Korea has launched a visceral diatribe against US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, calling the former vice-president a "rabid dog" - while also borrowing the terminology of Donald Trump.

UN investigator: 11 million North Koreans are undernourished

2019-10-23 14:35

Tomas Ojea Quintana says government policies creating 'alarming level' of food insecurity in reclusive state.

WATCH | North Korea tests new submarine-launched ballistic missile

2019-10-03 16:11

North Korea has said it had successfully test-fired a new submarine-launched ballistic missile which was necessary to contain external threats and enhance its self-defence. WATCH NOW.

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks

2019-10-02 21:45

North Korea has fired what appeared to be a "submarine-launched ballistic missile", Seoul says, a day after Washington and Pyongyang announced they would resume stalled nuclear talks.

North Korea leader Kim invites Trump to Pyongyang in new letter

2019-09-16 18:42

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited US President Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang in a letter, a South Korean newspaper has reported.

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