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Korean leaders aim for end of war, 'complete denuclearization' after historic summit

The leaders of North and South Korea embraced on Friday and pledged to work for the “complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula” on a day of smiles and handshakes at the first inter-Korean summit in more than a decade.

27 Apr 2018,

North Korea bolsters defenses after flight by U.S. bombers as rhetoric escalates

North Korea has boosted defenses on its east coast, a South Korean lawmaker said on Tuesday, after the North said U.S. President Donald Trump had declared war and that it would shoot down U.S. bombers flying near the peninsula.

26 Sep 2017,

North Korea state media warns of nuclear strike if provoked as U.S. warships approach

North Korean state media on Tuesday warned of a nuclear attack on the United States at any sign of a U.S. pre-emptive strike as a U.S. Navy strike group led by a nuclear-powered aircraft steamed towards the western Pacific.

11 Apr 2017,

Kim Jong-un's older half-brother 'assassinated by female North Korean spies with poison needle'

Kim Jong -nam, the half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, has been killed at an airport in Malaysia by "poison needle-wielding" North Korean agents, according to South Korean media.

14 Feb 2017,

Where is Kim Jong-un's wife? Seven-month public absence sparks rumours of rift

The wife of Kim Jong-un, the North Korean dictator, has not been seen in public for more than seven months, prompting speculation of instability in Pyongyang, pregnancy or a falling out with her husband.

02 Nov 2016,

North Korea Conducts Fifth Nuclear Test

North Korea conducted its fifth nuclear test on Friday, the anniversary of the reclusive nation’s founding, and said it was now able to produce miniaturized nuclear arms.

09 Sep 2016,

North Korean diplomat serving in London defects to the South

The most senior diplomat ever to defect from North Korea has arrived in Seoul after serving in London for the last ten years, the South Korean government confirmed on Wednesday.

17 Aug 2016,

Otto Frederick Warmbier Detained In North Korea, Sentenced To 15 Years Of Hard Labor

North Korea's Supreme Court sentenced a U.S. student to 15 years in prison with hard labor Wednesday for crimes against the reclusive Asian state, according to reports.

17 Mar 2016,

Kim Jong-un Claims North Korea Has Miniaturised Nuclear Warhead

Leader claims his nation has a ‘true nuclear deterrent’ as tensions rise in the region following military exercises by the US and South Korea

09 Mar 2016,

North Korea Nuclear Effort Seen as a Top Threat to the U.S.

The national intelligence director, James R. Clapper, warned Tuesday that North Korea had expanded its production of weapons-grade nuclear fuel, making clear that the Obama administration now regarded the reclusive government in Pyongyang, rather than Iran, as the world’s most worrisome nuclear threat.

10 Feb 2016,

North Korea's Hydrogen Bomb Proclamation: 5 Things to Know

North Korea's announcement that it tested a hydrogen bomb set off international alarm bells — not to mention a sizable earthquake. But can Pyongyang's claim be trusted? What risk does North Korea now pose? Here are five things you need to know on the nuclear news.

06 Jan 2016,

Kim Jong-Un's Resurrection Fuels More Questions And Non-Answers

The resurrection of North Korea’s Supreme Leader from the limbo in which he’d been existing for 40 days raises a whole new set of questions. How’s he been whiling away the time? All in bed? Playing with his new baby?

15 Oct 2014,

North and South Korea Exchange Fire Across Disputed Sea Border

North Korea conducted extensive live-fire military drills off its southern coast on Monday, some of its artillery shells falling south of the disputed sea border with South Korea, in a military provocation that came a day after the North threatened to conduct more nuclear tests.

31 Mar 2014,

U.N. Panel Says North Korean Leader Could Face Trial

A United Nations panel has served notice to Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, that he may be personally held liable in court for crimes against humanity committed by state institutions and officials under his direct control.

19 Feb 2014,

North Korea Executes Kim Jong Un's Uncle

North Korea announced Thursday it had executed the uncle of leader Kim Jong Un, declaring him a traitor who tried to overthrow the state.

13 Dec 2013,