Gulf Times - Pyongyang
N Korea 'likely' to join Winter Games, says IOC official

N Korea 'likely' to join Winter Games, says IOC official

North Korea's Olympic representative said Saturday the reclusive nation was ‘likely to participate’ in next month's Winter Games in South Korea, Kyodo news agency reported ...

N.Korea preparing long-range missile test: RIA

N.Korea preparing long-range missile test: RIA

North Korea is preparing to test a long-range missile which it believes can reach the west coast of the United States, a Russian lawmaker just returned from a visit to Pyongyang was quoted as saying on Friday.

S.Korea says Trump's warning to N.Korea "firm and specific"

S.Korea says Trump's warning to N.Korea "firm and specific"

US President Donald Trump's speech to the United Nations, where he warned he would "totally destroy" North Korea if threatened, reinforced the need for Pyongyang to realise it must give up its nuclear weapons, South Korea said on Wednesday.

North Korea says more missiles to come as UN condemns launch

North Korea says more missiles to come as UN condemns launch

North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un has promised more missile flights over Japan, insisting his nuclear-armed nation's provocative launch was a mere ‘curtain-raiser’, in the face of UN condemnation and US warnings...

Tears in rain: North Korea marks 'Victory Day'

Tears in rain: North Korea marks 'Victory Day'

In heavy rain, North Koreans put down their umbrellas to bow before the mausoleum of founder Kim Il Sung and his son on Thursday as the country marked the end of the Korean War, which it calls Victory Day.

N Korea missile test fails after showcase parade

N Korea missile test fails after showcase parade

North Korea Sunday staged a fresh missile test, a day after staging a defiant giant military parade and hours before US Vice President Mike Pence arrived in South Korea for talks ...

N. Korea army vows 'merciless' response to US provocation

N. Korea army vows 'merciless' response to US provocation

North Korea's army on Friday vowed a 'merciless' response to any US provocation, as tensions soar over Pyongyang's nuclear programme and speculation mounts that it is preparing a fresh weapons test.

Kim body to be sent to North Korea, Malaysians freed

Kim body to be sent to North Korea, Malaysians freed

The body of Kim Jong-Nam will be returned to North Korea and nine Malaysians in Pyongyang allowed to leave under a deal struck between the two countries, Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Thursday.

North Korea detains, expels BBC reporter

North Korea detains, expels BBC reporter

A BBC reporter in North Korea was detained, interrogated for eight hours and eventually expelled over his reporting in the run-up to a rare ruling party congress, the British broadcaster said on Monday.

UN Security Council holds urgent talks on North Korea

UN Security Council holds urgent talks on North Korea

The UN Security Council hastily met for closed-door talks on North Korea's failed test-firing of ballistic missiles, the latest defiance from Pyongyang of UN resolutions.

UN condemns 'unacceptable' N Korea missile tests

UN condemns 'unacceptable' N Korea missile tests

The UN Security Council on Friday strongly condemned North Korea over its ballistic missile launches and demanded Pyongyang to refrain from further violations of UN resolutions.

N Korea rocket launch a 'direct violation' of five UN resolutions

N Korea rocket launch a 'direct violation' of five UN resolutions

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Sunday blasted North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket as a blatant breach of five UN resolutions and demanded Pyongyang comply with international law.