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Recent threats from China to cut off fuel exports and its suspension of North Korean coal imports have prompted Pyongyang state media to go so far as accuse China of "betrayal.
But Lanzmann had another purpose: he wanted to revisit the place in Pyongyang where, in the 1950s, he had an extraordinary experience.
Moscow, May 22. /TASS/. Moscow and Beijing are seriously worried over Pyongyang's actions and disproportional military activities of the United States, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Monday after a meeting of co-chairs of the Russian-Chinese ...
South Korean military officials, backed by weapons experts around the globe, caution that DPRK missile technology, while advancing rapidly, is not as accurate or powerful as Pyongyang has claimed, citing repeated launch failures and atmospheric reentry ...
South Korean president Moon Jae-in's top security advisor on Monday voiced a need to resume talks with North Korea, though he stressed that such dialogue mustn't interfere with ongoing international sanctions against Pyongyang. "We will have to try and ...
United Nations -- The U.N. Security Council strongly condemned North Korea's ballistic missile launch Monday and vowed to step up the pressure on Pyongyang in the face of its refusal to end banned weapons programs. A press statement called on the ...
A new week started with a bit of green on most Asian equity screens Monday following Wall St.'s continuing recovery last week.
Tokyo -- Japan appears likely to install a land-based version of the Aegis anti-missile system used by the Maritime Self-Defense Force, driven by North Korea's continued testing of missiles fired into nearby waters.
North Korea has fired a mid-range ballistic missile, US and South Korean officials say, in the latest weapons test for a country speeding up its development of nuclear weapons and missiles.
North Korean state airline Air Koryo's twice-weekly shuttle service between Pyongyang Sunan International Airport and China's Dandong International Airport has been suspended, an official told NK News on Friday.
North Korea celebrated the successful launch of the new Hwasong-12 ballistic missile with hundreds of thousands of Pyongyang residents greeting the missile's developers, Rodong Sinmun, an organ of the ruling workers' Party of Korea (WPK), reported on ...
North Korea has celebrated the scientists and technicians behind its latest missile launch with a parade on the streets of Pyongyang, its state news agency reports. Thousands of citizens gathered on Thursday (local time) to cheer on the scientists over ...
As of May 16, Dandong had disappeared from the list of destinations offered on the homepage of Air Koryo. The only remaining air routes between China and North Korea are now between Pyongyang-Beijing and Pyongyang-Shenyang. According to Yonhap ...
The code used in the latest attack is similar to that used in past hacks blamed on Kim Jong-un's regime, leading some to point the finger at Pyongyang. But the North has now denied the claims, notably but not exclusively advanced by South Korean ...
The tallest skyscraper on Pyongyang's landmark Mirae Future scientists street, a prestige project opened in November 2015, appears to be completely uninhabited and in a state of visible decay, photos and observations provided by regular visitors and ...
In the first clues of the origin of the massive ransomware attacks, Google researcher Neel Mehta posted computer code that showed similarities between the "WannaCry" malware and a vast hacking effort widely attributed to Pyongyang. The code used in the ...
Kuala Lumpur (Reuters) - Malaysia's 2019 Asian Cup qualifying match against North Korea, scheduled for the North Korean capital of Pyongyang on June 8, has been postponed because of geopolitical tension, the Asian football Confederation (AFC) ...
United Nations (Sputnik) - The United States is ready to start dialogue with the leadership of North Korea, but not until Pyongyang stops missile launches and halts its nuclear program, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Tuesday.
A researcher at Google found segments of code shared between the "WannaCry" ransomware program used in the attack and a tool used in 2015 by a hacker group known as "Lazarus.
A South Korean cybersecurity expert said yesterday there is more circumstantial evidence that North Korea may be behind the global "ransomware" attack: the way the hackers took hostage computers and servers across the world was similar to previous ...
A long-neglected island known as "Omoni-som" (Mother's Island) appears to have been repurposed to create a high-end sports hub known as the "Pyongyang Athletic Village", North Korean media on Tuesday announced. The new athletic park sits in the ...
Deep below the ground is North Korea's beautiful Pyongyang Metro, a bustling subway system where hundreds of thousands of people make their way to and from work every day.
Tokyo and Washington agreed Tuesday to continue to exert pressure on Pyongyang and beef up their trilateral cooperation with Seoul in reining in its nuclear and missile programs, while stressing that dialogue remained out of the question for the moment.
U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said the United States was working with China, Pyongyang's main ally, on a new sanctions resolution and that all U.N.
The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, has vowed to "call out" states backing North Korea and its nuclear ambitions, as tensions continue.
Residents of North Korea's capital, Pyongyang, expressed pride Monday about their country's launch of a new longer-range missile reportedly capable of carrying a nuclear bomb.
China might support a new round of UN sanctions against North Korea after Pyongyang launched another missile test just hours before Beijing held its biggest diplomatic event of the year, the belt and road forum, observers said.
China launched its first homemade aircraft carrier at the end of last month, bringing the number of the nation's seagoing combat airbases to two, and Beijing expects to add two more to its fleet by 2021.
A former CIA analyst said Monday the Iranians are continuing to help North Korea with weapons technology as Pyongyang's new missile test over the weekend was described as "a significant advance." North Korea's launch of an intermediate ballistic ...
FAM president Tunku Ismail was against the decision to play their opening Asian Cup qualifier in Pyongyang and made a suggestion to AFC to play the fixture in a neutral venue.
Talk, don't threaten Pyongyang: Putin Vladimir Putin, Russian President. Beijing, May 15. Russian president Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Moscow was opposed to any new countries acquiring nuclear weapons, but that the world should talk to North ...
Kim Jong Un's father, Kim Jong il, went to Moscow on a state visit during his rule in 2011, and Putin visited Pyongyang in 2000. "While Russia is concerned about North Korea and its missiles, it also sees North Korea as an opportunity to gain leverage ...
A senior North Korean diplomat, who handles relations with the United States, said on Saturday Pyongyang would have dialogue with the U.S.
Beijing: Director-General of the North America bureau chief of North Korea's foreign ministry Choe Son-hui said Saturday that Pyongyang will hold talks with Washington "under the right conditions," raising the possibility bilateral contact amid US ...
It's an unusual dilemma that tourists in Berlin have to grapple with - will getting into a hostel bunk bed help finance North Korea's nuclear ambitions?
Pyongyang suggested that South Korean agents provided satellite communication equipment and money to this alleged would-be killer.
The international community is placing China under mounting pressure by calling for a more active role in controlling North Korea.
Now, in the face of Pyongyang's missile tests and public displays of potential advanced weaponry, there are reports that the U.S.
As the 2018 Winter Olympics approach, some soon-to-be spectators are confusing the host city of PyeongChang, South Korea, with Pyongyang, North Korea. In one case, a man who planned to go to the South Korean ski town accidentally went to the capital ...
Dedicating a center to a country instead of a region shows the North's importance to the administration of President Donald Trump, which has been locked in a standoff with Pyongyang over its development of ballistic missiles and nuclear deterrents ...
Options for dealing with North Korea are limited. US military action to stop Pyongyang's nuclear advance is unconscionable.
"North Korea has been engaging in a policy of appeasement, which is aimed at undermining the hard-won international consensus to mount pressure on Pyongyang," he said. "It is apparently a trap to put China in a dilemma of choosing between ...
South Korea's new President Moon Jae-In was sworn in today, just a day after a landslide election victory, and immediately declared his willingness to visit Pyongyang amid high tensions with the nuclear-armed North. Left-leaning Moon, a former human ...
"Accidents involving falls, cave-ins, and collapses are prevalent in the construction of Pyongyang apartments," Choi revealed.
South Korean's new leader, Moon Jae-in, says he's willing to visit rival Pyongyang under the right conditions, according to the Associated Press.
The left-leaning new leader -- a former human rights lawyer -- favours engagement and dialogue with Pyongyang over its atomic and missile ambitions.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is continuing Japan's pivot from a pacifist security policy to a more active defense posture.
South Korea is going to elect a new president after Tuesday's election. Amid increasing tension on the Korean Peninsula and decreasing trust from its neighbors, Seoul is more than ready for a positive leadership that underlines a comeback to the ...
The bus stops of Pyongyang have no advertisements. Instead of admonitions to consumerism, commuters are offered soothing images of nature before they cram into packed vehicles.


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