Thursday, December 1, 2022

North Korea

North Korea unveils Kim’s daughter at missile launch site

North Korea has unveiled the little-known daughter of its leader Kim Jong Un at a missile launch site, attracting keen attention on a fourth-generation member of a dynastic family that has ruled North Korea for more than seven decades.The...

North Korea keeps up its missile barrage with launch of ICBM

North Korea fired at least six missiles into the sea on Thursday, including an intercontinental ballistic missile that triggered evacuation warnings and halted trains in northern Japan, adding to a recent barrage of weapons tests that has escalated tensions...

US vows full military defenceof allies against North Korea

The United States will make full use of its military capabilities, “including nuclear, conventional and missile defence,” to defend its allies Japan and South Korea, US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman said Tuesday as she warned North Korea...

North Korea says Kim supervised cruise missile tests

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised tests of long-range cruise missiles, which he described as a successful demonstration of his military’s expanding nuclear strike capabilities and readiness for “actual war,” state media said on Thursday.Wednesday’s tests extended a...

North Korea conducts 4th round of missile tests in 1 week

North Korea on Saturday test-fired two short-range ballistic missiles, its neighbours said, the fourth round this week of weapons launches that prompted quick, strong condemnation from its rivals.In an unusually strong rebuke of North Korea’s weapons programs, South Korean...

S. Korean Prez, Kamala Harris share concern over North Korea

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol and visiting US Vice President Kamala Harris on Thursday shared their concern about North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs.Yoon and Harris met for 85 minutes at the presidential office and discussed a wide range...

North Korea slams Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan visit, backs China’s position

North Korea strongly denounced US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan on Wednesday, calling it an "impudent interference" by Washington into another nation's internal affairs. The speaker of the US House of Representatives arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday night...

Seoul urges China, Russia to prevent N Korean nuke test

A top South Korean official said Monday that North Korea is increasingly targeting the South with its nuclear arms programme, and urged China and Russia to persuade the North not to conduct a widely expected nuclear test.Unification Minster Kwon...

N.Korea holds anti-American rally to mark war anniversary

North Korea held an anti-American rally for the third day in a row to mark the 72nd anniversary of the outbreak of the 1950-53 Korean War, with participants vowing to “mercilessly annihilate” the US if it provokes Pyongyang, state...

S Korea runs 1st successful homegrown space rocket launch

South Korea successfully launched its first homegrown space rocket on Tuesday, officials said, a triumph that boosted the country’s growing space ambitions but also proved it has key technologies to build a space-based surveillance system and bigger missiles amid...