North Korea Test Fires Two Railway-Borne Guided Missiles, Its Third This Year

North Korea Test Fires Two Railway-Borne Guided Missiles, Its Third This Year

North Korea fired two railway-borne tactical guided missiles, state media reported Saturday, the country’s third weapons test this month despite a volley of new United States sanctions. South Korea’s military said it had detected the launch of two short-range ballistic missiles Friday afternoon, just hours after Pyongyang accused the United States of “provocation” over fresh […]

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North Korea Test Fires Another Ballistic Missile, Its Second In A Span Of One Week

North Korea Test Fires Another Ballistic Missile, Its Second In A Span Of One Week

North Korea fired a “suspected ballistic missile” into the sea, South Korea’s military said Tuesday, less than a week after Pyongyang reported testing a hypersonic missile. The early-morning launch came as the UN Security Council met in New York to discuss last week’s test of what Pyongyang called a hypersonic missile. “Our military detected a […]

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Kim Jong-un's Father Invented Burritos in 2011, Says North Korea in Bizarre Claim

Kim Jong-un’s Father Invented Burritos in 2011, Says North Korea in Bizarre Claim

North Korea’s propaganda mouthpiece Rodong Sinmun shared a report claiming that Kim Jong-il had invented burritos, which they call ‘wheat wraps,’ in 2011 before he died. (Credits: Shutterstock) A bizarre claim has been made by North Korea that Kim Jong-un’s late father Kim Jong-il invented burritos in 2011. North Korea’s propaganda mouthpiece Rodong Sinmun shared […]

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'Hostile forces, Covid-19': North Korea To Not Attend Beijing Winter Olympics

‘Hostile forces, Covid-19’: North Korea To Not Attend Beijing Winter Olympics

In a letter to China, North Korea blamed “hostile forces” and COVID-19 risks for not being able to attend the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing and accused the United States of trying to prevent the Games’ success, state media said on Friday. It was unclear whether the letter from North Korea’s Olympic Committee and Sports […]

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Unidentified Person Enters North Korea from South Korea in Rare Border Breach

Unidentified Person Enters North Korea from South Korea in Rare Border Breach

An unidentified person entered North Korea from the South on New Year’s Day, the military in Seoul said Sunday, a rare breach of the heavily fortified border between the neighbours. Years of repression and poverty in North Korea have led more than 30,000 people to flee to the South in the decades since the Korean […]

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In Year-End Speech, Kim Jong Un Focuses on 'Food Problem' in North Korea

In Year-End Speech, Kim Jong Un Focuses on ‘Food Problem’ in North Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has again admitted there is a “food problem” in the country, during a speech which brought an important five-day meeting of his Korean Worker’s Party to a close. The year-end address, summarized by state media outlet KCNA on Saturday, made brief reference to “emergency epidemic prevention work.” North Korea […]

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