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N.Korea confirms test-launch of new SLBM in state media report

N.Korea confirms test-launch of new SLBM in state media report

🕔12:42, 20.Oct 2021

Seoul, Oct 20 (IANS) North Korea said on Wednesday that it has “successfully” conducted a test-firing of a new-type of submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) a day earlier. It marked the North’s eighth known major missile test this year, Yonhap news agency

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North Korean hackers stealing online shoppers’ data in US, Europe

North Korean hackers stealing online shoppers’ data in US, Europe

🕔18:54, 6.Jul 2020

San Francisco, July 6 North Korea-based hackers have engaged in a large scale digital skimming activity since May 19, breaking into online stores like international fashion chain Claires to insert malicious code that steal payment card details of the users in

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N.Korea fires 2 short-range ballistic missiles: Seoul

N.Korea fires 2 short-range ballistic missiles: Seoul

🕔10:21, 6.Aug 2019

Seoul, Aug 6 North Korea fired two projectiles believed to be short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea on Tuesday, South Korea’s military said, in an apparent show of force against the ongoing joint military exercise between Seoul and Washington that

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Xi to begin two-day North Korea visit on Thursday

Xi to begin two-day North Korea visit on Thursday

🕔06:49, 18.Jun 2019

Beijing, June 18  Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit North Korea this week, becoming the country’s first top leader in 14 years to make an official trip to its ally and reclusive country. China’s state media on Monday said Xi

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N. Korea demands release of cargo ship seized by US

N. Korea demands release of cargo ship seized by US

🕔06:54, 15.May 2019

Seoul, May 15  North Korea on Tuesday demanded that the US should release a cargo ship seized on suspicions of violating UN sanctions, denouncing the seizure as an “outright denial” of the spirit of last year’s first summit between leader

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N.Korea fires short-range missiles into East Sea

N.Korea fires short-range missiles into East Sea

🕔12:28, 4.May 2019

Seoul, May 4  North Korea fired a barrage of unidentified short-range missiles in the direction of the East Sea on Saturday, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said. The North “fired multiple rounds of unidentified missiles from its east

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N. Korea holds parliamentary elections

N. Korea holds parliamentary elections

🕔11:28, 11.Mar 2019

Pyongyang, March 11  North Korea held parliamentary elections on Sunday to elect new deputies for the 14th Supreme People’s Assembly, its rubber-stamp legislature. These elections are held every five years. They will replace those picked in the parliamentary polls held

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US-N.Korea summit: Kim reaches Vietnam

US-N.Korea summit: Kim reaches Vietnam

🕔09:45, 26.Feb 2019

Hanoi, Feb 26  North Korea’s top leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday arrived in Vietnam for a summit with US President Donald Trump later this week. He is headed on the final leg of his journey here by car, the BBC

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North, South Korean leaders meet 2nd time

North, South Korean leaders meet 2nd time

🕔19:01, 26.May 2018

Seoul, May 26 The leaders of North and South Korea held a second summit on Saturday in the demilitarized border area between the two countries, Seoul President’s office said. It came as the two sides continue efforts to put a historic

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Libya-model not to be repeated on N.Korea: Trump

Libya-model not to be repeated on N.Korea: Trump

🕔09:49, 18.May 2018

Washington, May 18  US President Donald Trump has ruled out the use of the so-called “Libya model” in efforts to pursue denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula, media reported. Trump on Thursday was responding to a suggestion made by his National

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India violated UN Security Council sanctions on North Korea, its own orders: Report

India violated UN Security Council sanctions on North Korea, its own orders: Report

🕔10:10, 30.Apr 2018

United Nations, April 30  India violated the UN Security Council sanctions on North Korea last year, sometimes even going against its own government orders, by importing metals worth $2.2 million and exporting jewellery valued at more than $578,000, according the

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US, China, Japan welcome N.Korea’s decision to suspend n-tests

US, China, Japan welcome N.Korea’s decision to suspend n-tests

🕔14:01, 21.Apr 2018

Washington/Beijing/Tokyo, April 21  The US, China and Japan have welcomed North Korea’s decision to suspended nuclear tests and inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has announced the immediate suspension of nuclear and missile tests, media reports

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N. Korea ready to discuss denuclearisation: US officials

N. Korea ready to discuss denuclearisation: US officials

🕔15:06, 9.Apr 2018

Washington, April 9 (IANS) North Korea has confirmed to the US that it is willing to negotiate about the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula, clearing the way for a summit meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and President Donald

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UN blacklists shipping firms for aiding N.Korea

UN blacklists shipping firms for aiding N.Korea

🕔09:20, 31.Mar 2018

United Nations, March 31  The UN Security Council has blacklisted 27 ships, 21 shipping companies and one individual for aiding North Korea in its effort to evade sanctions, the media reported on Saturday. The latest restrictions announced on Friday were

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US, North and South Korea meet in Finland

US, North and South Korea meet in Finland

🕔10:24, 21.Mar 2018

Helsinki, March 21  A tripartite talk between North Korea, South Korea and the US has started in Finland and denuclearisation is not on the agenda, Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini has said. No statements were released on Tuesday from Vaanta,

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N.Korean nuclear reactors show new signs of activity

N.Korean nuclear reactors show new signs of activity

🕔11:01, 16.Mar 2018

London, March 16  North Korea has begun preliminary testing of one of its nuclear reactors at the Yongbyon research facility, according to new satellite imagery examined by Western experts. The disclosure comes as preparations get underway for the summit between

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Seoul, Pyongyang begin high-level talks

Seoul, Pyongyang begin high-level talks

🕔10:10, 9.Jan 2018

Seoul, Jan 9 South Korea and North Korea began their first high-level formal talks after more than two years on Tuesday to discuss Pyongyang’s potential participation in next month’s Winter Olympics and ways to improve their long-stalled bilateral ties. The talks

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China bans steel exports, limits oil supply to N.Korea

China bans steel exports, limits oil supply to N.Korea

🕔13:16, 6.Jan 2018

Beijing, Jan 6  China on Saturday implemented a ban on exports of steel and other metals to North Korea and placed limits on the supply of crude oil and petroleum products to the country in line with UN Security Council

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N.Korea accepts S.Korea’s offer for talks

N.Korea accepts S.Korea’s offer for talks

🕔10:16, 5.Jan 2018

Seoul, Jan 5  North Korea on Friday accepted South Korea’s proposal for official talks, in what will be the first high-level contact to take place between the two countries in more than two years. South Korean Unification Ministry spokesman Baik

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US slaps sanctions on two N. Korea individuals

US slaps sanctions on two N. Korea individuals

🕔10:18, 27.Dec 2017

Washington, Dec 27  The US on Tuesday issued sanctions on two citizens of North Korea over the alleged involvement in the country’s ballistic missile programmes. As a result of the action, any property or interests of the designated persons in

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