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‘United States is our biggest enemy’: Kim Jong-un notes announcing expansion of nuclear arsenal

Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s Supreme Leader has called United States his nation’s biggest enemy and further threatened to expand its nuclear arsenal. The statements come weeks ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, who had earlier described Kim a ‘thug’ and criticised his summits with Trump. “Our foreign political activities should be focused and redirected on […]

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Kim Jong Un admits that the last five years were the ‘worst of the worst’ time for North Korea

North Korea’s Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un admitted that his country’s economic development plan had fallen short in “almost all areas” as he opened a rare congress of the ruling Workers’ Party, South Korean media reported on Wednesday. Kim called the past five years “unprecedented” and the “worst of the worst” time for the country. […]

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South Korea BANS its people from sending anti-North Korea leaflets; imposes 3-year-jail term, $27,500 as penalty

After decades South Korea has banned the sending anti-Pyongyang leaflets into North Korea. Activists would usually tie leaflets to balloons and float them over the border for North Korean residents to find. The new law, which takes effect in three months, also stops campaigners sending money, goods and USB drives containing news and information. Rights activists […]

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Kim Jong-un is using Covid-19 pandemic to commit human rights VIOLATIONS on his people

The United Nations has taken up the issue of human rights violations in North Korea after seven members accused Pyongyang of using the coronavirus pandemic “to crack down further on the human rights of its own people.” Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Estonia, the United States and the Dominican Republic brought up the issue in […]

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North Korean hackers suspected of targeting Covid-19 vaccine makers

Hackers from North Korea are suspected to have carried out a cyberattack against British coronavirus vaccine developer AstraZeneca in recent weeks, Reuters reported. According to the report North Korean hackers posed as recruiters on networking site LinkedIn and WhatsApp in order to approach AstraZeneca staff, including those working on coronavirus research, with fake job offers. […]

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Kim Jong Un’s nephew, Kim Han-sol the rightful heir to North Korea is reportedly in CIA custody

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s nephew, Kim Han-sol, has been taken into protective custody by the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency), according to reports. He is the 25-year-old son of Kim Jong-nam, the Supreme leader’s half brother. Kim Han-sol’s father was reportedly murdered in 2017 using a nerve agent in full public view – at […]

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North Korea lays landmines along China border to STOP coronavirus from entering

North Korea was so concerned about the spread of COVID-19 from China that it laid landmines along the border between the two countries. Intelligence Committee of the South Korean National Assembly said they were told that North Korean leaders feared the virus would devastate the reclusive country. North Korea lacks infrastructure and medical facilities to […]

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North Korea warns citizens of “yellow dust” coming from China

North Korea warned its citizens to stay indoors over fears that “yellow dust” which blows in from China could bring coronavirus with it. State broadcaster warned of an influx on Thursday, resulting in the streets of the capital Pyongyang to be virtually empty following the warning. Yellow dust refers to sand from Mongolian and Chinese […]

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North Korea is faking long-range missile development, experts suggest

South Korea has expressed concerns over Pyongyang’s suspected new long-range missile that was displayed in a military parade on Saturday as Seoul urged the resumption of intra-Korean talks. During the military parade celebrating the 75th year of the founding of North Korea’s ruling party in Pyongyang, a variety of weapons systems were shown to a […]

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North Korea unveils ‘massive’ ballistic missile at military parade

In a rare military parade at night on Saturday, attended by Kim Jong-un, the nation displayed an unseen “massive” long range ballistic missile. North Korea typically uses its parades to show off new missiles and weaponry. The parade marked the 75th anniversary of the Workers’ Party. It is the country’s first parade in two years […]

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North Korea’s acting-ambassador to Italy who went missing two years ago has defected to South Korea

A top North Korean diplomat who disappeared in Italy two years ago is now living in South Korea, making him one of the regime’s most high profile officials to defect in decades. Jo Song Gil and his wife disappeared in November 2018 after leaving the North Korean embassy in Rome where Jo was employed as […]

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North Korea’s Kim siblings tour flood-hit towns

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un inspected recovery efforts in a flooded village, damaged by recent typhoons. Along with Mr Kim, his sister reappeared in public for the first time in about two months. Mr Kim praised reconstruction work in Kimhwa County in the country’s southeast during the visit with Kim Yo Jong, KCNA reported. “This […]