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North Korea conducts 4th presumed missile test in a month

North Korea conducted what is presumed to be its fourth missile test of the year on Monday, firing a projectile into the ocean off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula, according to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff. The Japanese Prime Minister’s office said in a tweet that North Korea launched a “possible ballistic […]

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North Korean hackers stole almost $400 million worth of cryptocurrency assets in 2021: REPORT

North Korean hackers stole almost $400 million worth of digital assets in at least seven attacks on cryptocurrency platforms last year, a report claims. Blockchain analysis company Chainalysis said it was one of most successful years on record for cyber-criminals in the closed east Asian state. The attacks mainly targeted investment firms and centralised exchanges. […]

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North Korea confirms 3rd hypersonic middle test under leader Kim Jong-un’s watch

North Korea says it has conducted another hypersonic missile test, under the watch of its leader Kim Jong-un. State media said the missile fired on Tuesday had successfully made a turn before hitting its target in the sea some 1,000km away. It marks North Korea’s third reported test of a hypersonic missile, which can avoid […]

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North Korea fires ‘unidentified projectile’ towards East Sea, second in a week

North Korea fired what may have been a ballistic missile on Tuesday morning, Japan and South Korea said, less than a week after Pyongyang tested what it said was a hypersonic weapon. “Our military detected a suspected ballistic missile fired by North Korea from land towards the East Sea at around 7.27am today,” Seoul’s Joint […]

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North Korea successfully tested hypersonic missile ‘precisely hitting’ target 700km away

North Korea successfully tested a hypersonic missile on Wednesday, its first major weapons test this year, said a state media report. KCNA said it “precisely hit” a set target 700km away. This is the second reported test of a hypersonic missile, which can avoid detection for longer than ballistic missiles. The test comes as its […]

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North Korea fires unidentified projectile into the sea

North Korea has fired what has been described as an unidentified projectile into the sea, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS). The Japanese coast guard, which first reported the launch, said it could potentially be a ballistic missile, but no confirmation has yet been given. The UN prohibits North Korea from ballistic and nuclear […]

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Person crosses heavily fortified border in rare deflection from South Korea to North Korea

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 operation after detecting the person around 9:20pm on Saturday on the eastern side of the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) separating the two […]

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North Korea bans leather coats that copy style of supreme leader Kim Jong Un

North Korea banned leather coats that copy the style of North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un, Radio Free Asia reported. Kim Jong Un popularized the leather jacket in 2019, with the clothing initially worn by rich people who could afford the pricey item. However, fake leather was soon imported so the jacket could be worn […]

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North Korea is breeding black swans for people to eat as nation battles crippling food shortage

North Korea has started breeding black swans to slaughter for their meat as the country battles to solve a crippling food shortage. The nation has long struggled to maintain its food supplies, but the crisis has recently worsened after typhoons wiped out crops and the country shut its borders to prevent the spread of COVID-19. […]

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North Korea confirms successful testing of new submarine-launched ballistic missile

North Korea has confirmed it successfully tested a new submarine-launched ballistic missile on Tuesday. State news outlet KCNA said the missile had “advanced control guidance technologies”, which could make it harder to track. North Korea has carried out a flurry of weapons tests in recent weeks, launching what it said were hypersonic and long-range weapons. […]

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North Korea fires ballistic missiles into the East Sea in latest test

North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea on Tuesday in a continuation of its recent weapons tests, the South Korean and Japanese militaries said. The South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said one missile was launched from the port of Sinpo, in the east of North Korea where Pyongyang usually bases its submarines. It […]

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People in North Korea are at the risk of starvation, UN expert urges lifting of sanctions

Children and the elderly people in North Korea are at the risk of starvation, a UN expert has said. The UN’s special rapporteur on human rights in the country blamed international sanctions and a Covid-19 blockade for worsening food shortages. As a result, North Koreans are struggling daily to “live a life of dignity” Tomas […]