Seoul urges China, Russia to prevent North Korean nuke test Seoul

Unification Minster Kwon Youngse urged China and Russia to persuade the North not to conduct a nuclear test. Kim Jong Un re-emphasised his nuclear ambitions in a key military meeting last week. Experts say North Korea could be planning to deploy battlefield nuclear weapons along its border with South Korea.
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4 days ago

South Korea Min issues warning to North Korea: 'There's nothing to gain from...

South Korea's unification minister Kwon Young-se warned North Korea not to escalate its provocative behaviour. He said Pyongyang has nothing to gain from brinkmanship that would only lead to tougher sanctions. Yoon Suk-yeol's administration will treat the Kim Jong-un regime differently than the previous Moon Jae-in administration.
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1 weeks ago

US Senate committee advances resolution to designate Russia a 'state sponsor...

US Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee adopted a measure that would direct the Secretary of State Antony Blinken to designate the Russian Federation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism. The measure would require approval of both the houses of the American parliament, before making it to the Oval Office for final signatures. If passed, it would put Russia into the same category as Iran, Syria, Cuba and North Korea.
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1 weeks ago

N Korea's talks on posting more army near S Korean border signal nuke...

North Korea's recent meeting with the top army officials indicates the supreme leader has been mulling deploying additional duties to front-line army units. The move indicates the leader has already planned to deploy battlefield nuclear weapons targeting South Korea and other rivals. South Korea reacted strongly to the media reports and said it is closely monitoring North Korean activities.
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1 weeks ago

North Korea reports mysterious illness in 800 families; Kim Jong Un sends medicines

At least 800 families in North Korea’s Hwanghae Province are reportedly suffering from what the government has termed an “acute enteric epidemic” As of now, local health authorities have refrained from naming a particular disease or infection but touted that it may be cholera or typhoid. North Korea last month announced its first coronavirus cases and activated a maximum emergency epidemic prevention system.
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1 weeks ago

North Korea registers over 19,000 new fever cases amid COVID-19 outbreak

North Korea has documented 19,310 new cases of fever, without specifying how many had tested positive for coronavirus. Since mid-May, over 4.6 million people have developed fever-like symptoms. North Korea declared a state of emergency after claiming millions of people were suffering from fever, which was thought to be an untested COVID-19 instance.
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North Korea said Friday that hundreds of families have fallen ill with an unidentified intestinal disease. Pyongyang announced its first coronavirus cases last month and activated a maximum emergency epidemic prevention system. More than 4.5 million cases of fever and 73 deaths to date, according to state media.
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1 weeks ago

North Korea reports another disease outbreak amid Covid-19 wave

North Korea reports eruption of another infectious disease in addition to ongoing Covid-19 outbreak. Leader Kim Jong Un has donated his private medicines to those stricken with the new disease. Some observers say North Korea likely aims to burnish Kim’s image as a leader caring about public livelihood.
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2 weeks ago

South Korea's Foreign Min claims North Korea finalised preparations for 7th...

South Korea’s Foreign Minister Park Jin claimed that North Korea has finalized preparations for a new nuclear test. Jin warned the North of severe consequences if it plans to go ahead with what would be its seventh nuclear test. The South Korean minister also stated that the North should reconsider its approach and make the best decision possible.
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2 weeks ago

South Korea says North Korea completed prep for new nuclear test

South Korea’s top diplomat says North Korea has completed preparations for a new nuclear test. Park Jin says only a political decision by North Korea's top leadership can prevent it from going forward. He says the North would pay a price if it goes ahead, as feared, with what would be its seventh nuclear test in coming days.
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2 weeks ago

Biden adviser Sullivan raised concerns with China over North Korea

U.S. National security adviser Jake Sullivan has raised concerns with China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi. China vetoed a bid to impose new U.N. Sanctions on Pyongyang over renewed ballistic missiles launches. Washington has warned that North Korea's first nuclear test since 2017 could happen at any time.
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2 weeks ago

'Global nuclear arsenal to grow for first time since Cold War'

The number of nuclear weapons in the world is set to rise in the coming decade after 35 years of decline. The nine nuclear powers -- Britain, China, France, India, Israel, North Korea, Pakistan and Russia -- had 12,705 nuclear warheads in early 2022. The number has come down from a high of more than 70,000 in 1986.
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2 weeks ago

North Korea plans crackdown as Kim pushes for internal unity

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his top deputies push for crackdown on officials who abuse their power, state media reports. It wasn't clear what specific acts were mentioned at the ruling Workers’ Party meeting on Sunday. The move could be an attempt to solidify Kim’s control of his people, some observers say.
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2 weeks ago

North Korea fires suspected artillery: Seoul

South Korean military detected several flight trajectories that are understood to be shots from North Korean artillery. The suspected shots were fired between 8:07 am (2307 GMT) to 11:03 am Sunday morning, Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said. The nuclear-armed North has carried out a blitz of sanctions-busting weapons tests this year.
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2 weeks ago

North Korea appoints nuclear negotiator as country's first woman foreign minister

Choe Son-hui appointed by the North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un at a plenary meeting of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea that was held between June 8-10. She is known for fluency in the English language due to her professional role as a career diplomat.
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2 weeks ago

Kim Jong Un Appoints Choe Son-hui As North Korea's First Female Foreign Minister

North Korea appoints Choe Son-hui as its first female foreign minister. She replaces Ri Son Gwon, a hardline former military official who previously led talks with the South. Choe served as a close aide to Kim during nuclear talks with U.S. And accompanied him to summits with Trump.
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3 weeks ago

Top 10 Romantic Korean Dramas and their IMDb ratings - A Business Proposal...

The rise of the popularity of the Kdramas can also be credited to its light-hearted storylines, eye-pleasing cinematography and fun and comforting scenes. Shows like Crash Landing On You have dealt with issues like the tensions between South Korea and North Korea alongside a beautiful love story.
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3 weeks ago

North Korea might conduct nuclear test 'any time', warns US special diplomat...

US special envoy for North Korea, Sung Kim, said Pyongyang could conduct a nuclear test at any time. Sung Kim said the Biden administration will remain open to talks with North Korea about the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. He also claimed that senior North Korean officials have used rhetoric that could indicate the use of tactical nuclear weapons.
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3 weeks ago

US, South Korea fly 20 fighter jets amid North Korea tensions

The demonstration included F-35A stealth fighters and four US F-16 fighter jets. It was aimed at demonstrating their ability to swiftly respond to North Korean provocations. The flight came a day after the allies fired eight missiles into South Korea’s eastern waters to match a weekend missile display by North Korea.
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3 weeks ago

US, South Korea to respond swiftly in case of North Korea nuclear test: Official

US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman said there would be a strong and clear response from the United States, South Korea and the world if North Korea conducts a nuclear test. Any nuclear test would be in complete violation of UN Security Council resolutions, she said. Her remarks comes after South Korea fired eight missiles off South Korea's east coast in response to a barrage of short-range ballistic missiles launched by North Korea on Sunday.
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3 weeks ago