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World  /  Published 15.01.22

North Korea fires two missiles

North Korea fired at least two ballistic missiles on Friday, its third test in less than two weeks, just hours after criticising a US push for new sanctions over the previous launches as a “prov...
By Reuters in Seoul

World  /  Published 12.01.22

North Korea fires missile

North Korea appeared to test fire a ballistic missile on Tuesday that may be more capable than the “hypersonic missile” it launched less than a week earlier, South Korea’s military s...
By Reuters in Seoul

World  /  Published 06.01.22

North Korea fires missile into the sea

North Korea fired a suspected ballistic missile off its east coast on Wednesday, just hours before South Korean President Moon Jae-in attended a groundbreaking ceremony for a rail line he hopes will e...
By Reuters in Seoul

World  /  Published 02.01.22

South Korean defects to North

A South Korean has crossed the heavily fortified border in a rare defection to North Korea, South Korea’s military said on Sunday. The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said it carried out a search o...
By Reuters in Seoul

Opinion  /  Published 19.12.21

Who’s missing Kim Jong-il

Kim Jong-il loved the "good life". He liked to drink a certain Hennessy cognac and annually spent $6,50,000 to $7,20,000 on it. He lived in a seven-storey "pleasure palace” and re...
By Upala Sen

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Opinion  /  Published 19.12.21

Letters to the Editor: For Kim Jong-un, K-Pop a 'vicious cancer'

Different tunes   Sir — The line separating music and cacophony seems to be rather abstract. The North Korean supremo, Kim Jong-un, had once labelled K-Pop, a popular genre of music origin...

Opinion  /  Published 05.12.21

Leading in leather: Kim Jong-un

The secret of style is confidence. And confidence is something that Kim Jong-un, the Supreme Leader of North Korea, should be having oodles of. He may have been confident enough to ensure that most Ko...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 24.11.21

S. Korean ex-military dictator dead

Former South Korean military strongman Chun Doo-hwan, who took power in a 1979 coup and brutally crushed pro-democracy protests before going to prison for misdeeds in office, died on Tuesday. He was 9...
By AP/PTI in Seoul

World  /  Published 20.10.21

N. Korea fires ballistic missile from sub

North Korea fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) off its east coast on Tuesday, South Korea’s military said, pulling Japan’s new Prime Minister off the campaign trail and ov...
By Reuters in Seoul

World  /  Published 13.10.21

North Korea displays large missile arsenal

North Korea on Monday showed off its growing arsenal of missiles in one of its largest-ever exhibitions of military gear, as its leader, Kim Jong-un, said he didn’t believe repeated assertions b...
By New York Times News Service in Seoul


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