SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test of a new surface-to-sea missile on Wednesday (Feb 14) and visited a major munitions factory, where he called for a boost in weapons production, KCNA said on Thursday.
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SEOUL — North Korea's first spy satellite is "alive", a Netherlands-based space expert said on Feb 27, after detecting changes in its orbit that suggest Pyongyang is successfully controlling the spacecraft — although its capabilities are still unknown.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has gifted North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a Russian-made car for his personal use in a demonstration of their special relationship, North Korea’s state media reported Tuesday.
Late 2023 marked a notable transformation in North Korea’s long-standing pursuit of peaceful reunification with South Korea after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un noted the failure of the policy in his end-of-year speech.
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japan is "paying attention" to remarks by the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un suggesting a visit to Pyongyang by Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida could be possible, the top government spokesman said Friday.
In a speech delivered at the Supreme People’s Assembly in January, North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, stated that reunification with South Korea was no longer possible and that their neighbor should now represent the “primary foe and invariable principal enemy.”
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said a visit by Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida to Pyongyang is possible if Tokyo does not make the issue of the past abductions of Japanese nationals an obstacle between the two countries, state-run media reported Thursday.