A spy satellite is among an array of sophisticated weapons systems that Kim Jong Un vowed to develop under military modernisation plans
28 Feb 2022 9:58 AM
The allies say the drills are defensive in nature, but they have cancelled or downsized them in recent years to create space for diplomacy
13 Sep 2021 10:16 AM
The UN bans North Korea from launching satellites because it is considered a test of long-range missile technology.
08 Dec 2019 9:45 AM
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un also wrote a three-page letter to Trump, in which he expressed his unhappiness over the military drills.
16 Aug 2019 10:37 AM
Thursday's missile tests were the first since Kim and US President Donald Trump agreed to resume nuclear talks during a meeting last month.
26 Jul 2019 1:55 PM
Quoting Korean Central News Agency, CNN reported that he was briefed about vessel's combat weapon systems, operational, tactical data.
23 Jul 2019 12:59 PM
Kim recently played host to Chinese President Xi Jinping, who wrapped up a highly symbolic visit to the nuclear-armed North on Friday.
23 Jun 2019 11:49 AM
Xi is the first Chinese president to visit North Korea in 14 years, after relations between the Cold War era allies deteriorated.
20 Jun 2019 3:48 PM
US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un reportedly failed to resolve their differences on sanctions waivers.
16 Jun 2019 8:00 PM
Talks between the two countries hit a roadblock after the second summit in Vietnam ended abruptly with no joint statement being released.
05 Jun 2019 12:08 PM
US and South Korea had conducted week-long exercises last month involving Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery near Seoul.
05 May 2019 6:13 PM
North Korea said it had tested long-range multiple rocket launchers and tactical guided weapons.
05 May 2019 9:01 AM
Kim is expected to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Vladivostok this week, reportedly on Wednesday and Thursday.
22 Apr 2019 12:34 PM
Kim's speech came during a session of the North Korea's rubber-stamp parliament.
13 Apr 2019 9:33 AM
Kim Jong-un, has been re-elected as chairman of the State Affairs Commission, the communist state's highest decision-making body.
12 Apr 2019 12:33 PM
With portraits of the leader's father Kim Jong Il and grandfather Kim Il Sung looking down on every ballot box.
10 Mar 2019 2:13 PM
North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs remain intact and Pyongyang is using airports to shield its weapons.
06 Feb 2019 9:26 AM
Pompeo and Kim discussed 'denuclearisation steps that will be taken by North Korea and the issue of attendance by the US government'.
07 Oct 2018 7:40 PM
The trip will be Pompeo's fourth to Pyongyang, as the contours of a possibly historic US-North Korea deal take shape.
07 Oct 2018 1:50 PM
Trump has maintained that he and Kim Jong Un have solid relationship, and both leaders have expressed interest in a follow-up summit.
19 Sep 2018 1:16 PM