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North Korea

19 Oct
North Korea successfully tested a "new type" of submarine-launched ballistic missile, state media reported early Wednesday as the nuclear-armed country pursues ever more advanced weapons.
19 Oct
North Korea fired a suspected submarine-launched ballistic missile into the sea on Tuesday, the South's military said, the nuclear-armed country's latest advance in weapons technology and one that could give it a second-strike capability. The test came with both Koreas building up their weapons capabilities in what could become an arms race on the peninsula,…
12 Oct
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has blamed the United States for tensions on the peninsula and accused the South of hypocrisy, state media reported Tuesday, as he opened an exhibition showcasing his nuclear-armed country's weapons. The "wrong judgment and acts" of the US meant instability could not be resolved, he said in an address…
1 Oct
North Korea has successfully fired a new anti-aircraft missile, state media said Friday, as the United Nations Security Council prepares to meet in response to a recent flurry of weapons tests by the nuclear-armed nation.
29 Sep
North Korea has successfully tested a new hypersonic gliding missile, state media reported Wednesday, in what would be the nuclear-armed nation's latest advance in weapons technology.
28 Sep
Nuclear-armed North Korea fired a presumed short-range missile into the sea on Tuesday, the South's military said, as Pyongyang's UN ambassador insisted it had an undeniable right to test its weapons.
17 Sep
Pyongyang accused the United States of "double-dealing" on Friday and held Washington's duplicity responsible for stalled nuclear talks, days after both North and South Korea carried out missile launches.
13 Sep
The United States military said Sunday missile tests conducted by North Korea over the weekend posed 'threats' to the country's neighbours and beyond.
2 Sep
North Korea has rejected around three million doses of a Chinese Covid-19 vaccine, suggesting they should be given to countries in greater need, Unicef said Thursday.
30 Aug
Nuclear-armed North Korea appears to have restarted its plutonium-producing reprocessing reactor in a "deeply troubling" development, the UN atomic agency has said, a possible sign Pyongyang is expanding its banned weapons programme.
21 Aug
North Korea has warned citizens to refrain from talking about Kim Jong Un’s weight loss, and said that gossip is a 'reactionary act'. Government authorities have insisted the national leader is eating less "for the sake of the country" as it grapples with severe food shortages and claimed Kim is healthy. Speculation about Kim's health…
10 Aug
The influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called Seoul authorities "perfidious" Tuesday over the South's joint military exercises with the United States, and demanded Washington withdraw its forces from the peninsula.


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