SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired two ballistic missiles into waters off its eastern coast Wednesday afternoon, two days after claiming to have tested a newly developed missile in a resumption of its weapons displays after a six-month lull. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the missiles were launched from central North… Continue reading North Korea Fires 2 Ballistic Missiles Into Eastern Waters
North Korea launched ballistic missiles off its east coast on Wednesday, prompting condemnation from Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. It came two days after the reclusive North test fired cruise missiles. South Korea’s military said two rounds of unidentified ballistic missiles were fired into the open waters of the East Sea, also known as the… Continue reading Japan condemns North Korea’s ballistic missile launch as ‘outrageous’ and a ‘threat’ to the region
North Korea appears to have restarted its Yongbyon nuclear reactor for the first time since December 2018, the UN atomic agency has said in a report. Plutonium, which is used for nuclear weapons, is believed to be produced at the reactor’s complex. North Korea reactivates its nuclear reactor, for first time since 2018 after agreeing… Continue reading North Korea reactivates its nuclear reactor, for first time since 2018 after agreeing to demolish it during Kim Jong-Un /Trump talks
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered his government to be prepared for both dialogue and confrontation with the Biden administration — but more for confrontation, state media reported Friday. The move came just days after the United States and others urged the North to abandon its nuclear program and return… Continue reading North Korea’s Kim Vows To Be Ready For Confrontation With The U.S.
North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un has reportedly acknowledged that the food situation in the secretive country is troubling amid reports of food shortages and inflated prices for basic goods. North Korea’s authoritarian leader said the food situation is now getting “tense” after the country’s agricultural sector “failed to fulfill its grain production plan” due… Continue reading North Korea’s food situation is ‘tense,’ Kim Jong Un says
North Korea warned on Sunday that the United States will face a grave situation if it continues to pursue its “hostile policy” toward Pyongyang’s nuclear program. The statement, attributed to Kwon Jong Gun, head of the Foreign Ministry’s department of U.S. affairs, comes as the Biden administration is set to unveil a new strategy to… Continue reading North Korea Warns U.S. Over Biden’s ‘Big Blunder
The top U.S. intelligence officials on Wednesday provided their assessment of worldwide threats affecting U.S. interests, focusing on cybersecurity and military concerns posed by Beijing and Moscow, but also the threat of both domestic and international terrorism. It was the first such assessment formally presented at a hearing to Congress in two years due to… Continue reading Intelligence Chiefs Say China, Russia Are Biggest Threats To U.S.
North Korea says it will skip the upcoming Summer Olympics in Tokyo, citing coronavirus concerns – a move that frustrates South Korea’s hopes that the games might revive stalled peace talks between the bitter rivals. The decision to sit out the already delayed Tokyo Games means the North’s athletes will be a no-show at the… Continue reading Citing Pandemic Fears, North Korea Says It Won’t Attend Tokyo Olympics
The Secretive State of North Korea has reportedly decided to drop out of the forthcoming Tokyo Olympics due to concerns its athletes could contract coronavirus. North Korea decided to sever ties with the outside world in 2020 to prevent an influx of coronavirus cases in the country. The country has not reported a single case… Continue reading North Korea announces it won’t participate in Tokyo Olympics
North Korea launched two ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan Thursday, in its first provocation of the Biden White House. The missiles fell into the waters that lie between North Korea and Japan, and avoided the latter’s economic zone, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said in a statement. Suga condemned Pyongyang’s actions and said… Continue reading Ballistic Missile Launch Near Japan Pushes Tensions With North Korea