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World  /  Published 16.09.21

Koreas in tit-for-tat tests

The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Wednesday criticised South Korea’s President and threatened a “complete destruction” of bilateral relations after both of th...
By AP in Seoul

World  /  Published 14.09.21

North Korea tests cruise missile

North Korea said on Monday that it successfully tested new long-range cruise missiles over the weekend, the first known testing activity in months. The state-run Korean Central News Agency reported t...
By AP/PTI in Seoul

World  /  Published 10.09.21

North Korea holds ‘hazmat’ parade

North Korea celebrated the 73rd anniversary of its foundation with a night-time military parade in the capital, state media reported on Thursday, publishing photographs of marching rows of personnel i...
By Reuters in Seoul

World  /  Published 31.08.21

North Korea restarts plutonium reactor

North Korea appears to have restarted a nuclear reactor that is widely believed to have produced plutonium for nuclear weapons, the UN atomic watchdog said in an annual report, highlighting the isolat...
By Reuters in Vienna

Opinion  /  Published 03.07.21

Mr Thick, Ms Thin: Weight loss and sexism

'Jack Sprat could eat no fat, his wife could eat no lean’ — or so goes a popular nursery rhyme. In reality, though, Jack Sprat can eat all the fat he wants since the Potbellied Man, a ...
By The Editorial Board


World  /  Published 12.06.21

K-Pop a vicious cancer, says Kim

Kim Jong Un called it a “vicious cancer” corrupting young North Koreans’ “attire, hairstyles, speeches, behaviors.” His state media has warned that if left unchecked, it ...
By Choe Sang-Hun in Seoul

Sports  /  Published 07.04.21

North Korea pulls out of Tokyo Olympics

North Korea said on Tuesday it would not take part in the Tokyo Olympics due to coronavirus concerns, dashing South Korean hopes that the Games could be a catalyst to revive peace talks. It will be t...
By Reuters in Seoul

World  /  Published 27.07.20

1 Covid case, N Korea in emergency

North Korea said on Sunday that it had locked down a city near its border with South Korea and declared a “maximum” national emergency after finding what its leader, Kim Jong-un, said coul...
By Choe Sang-Hun in Seoul

World  /  Published 20.02.19

At a Hanoi barbershop, Kim and Trump make the cut

At a barbershop tucked away in a small Hanoi alley, Le Phuc Hai patiently waits for his hair dye to bleach his natural black into the colour of the President of the United States.On a chair next to hi...
By AP in Hanoi

World  /  Published 08.01.19

Kim Jong-un visits China's Xi Jinping

By AP in Beijing


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