Wife of North Korea's Kim makes first public appearance in a year
February 17, 2021
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s wife, Ri Sol Ju, appeared in state media for the first time in more than a year on Wednesday, joining her husband at a concert on one of the country’s biggest holidays.
January 23, 2021
North Korea sees talks as way to advance nuclear program, says US intel official
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top US intelligence officer for North Korea warned on Friday the country sees diplomacy only as a means to advance its nuclear weapons development, even as the new Biden administration says it will look for ways to bring Pyongyang back to talks.
January 15, 2021
North Korea shows off new submarine-launched missiles after rare party congress
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea displayed what appeared to be a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) at a parade on Thursday night, state media reported, capping more than a week of political meetings with a show of military might.
November 18, 2020
Germany accuses Russia, China of stalling over North Korea fuel sanctions
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Germany accused Russia and China on Tuesday of preventing a United Nations Security Council committee from determining whether North Korea has breached a U.N. cap on refined petroleum imports by the isolated Asian state.
November 16, 2020
North Korea's Kim orders tightening of anti-virus measures amid global pandemic
SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered a tightening of state emergency anti-coronavirus systems in the face of the worldwide pandemic, as he presided over a meeting of the politburo of the ruling Workers Party, state news agency KCNA said on Monday.
October 24, 2020
North Korea says China dust could spread COVID-19, warns people to stay inside
SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea has warned its citizens to stay indoors, saying seasonal yellow dust blowing in from China might carry the new coronavirus into the country. “As the new
October 12, 2020
North Korea hosts 'Mass Games' for 75th anniversary of ruling party
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watched tens of thousands of dancers, gymnasts and other performers in a large-scale celebration on Sunday of the 75th anniversary of