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N. Korea fires suspected submarine-launched ballistic missile: Seoul

N. Korea fires suspected submarine-launched ballistic missile: Seoul

North Korea fired a suspected submarine-launched ballistic missile into the sea on Tuesday, the South's military said, the nuclear-armed country's latest advance in weapons technology and one that could give it a second-strike capability.

N.Korea accuses UN Security Council of double standards over missile test

N.Korea accuses UN Security Council of double standards over missile test

North Korea said on Sunday the United Nations Security Council applied double standards over military activities among UN member states, state media KCNA said, amid international criticism over its recent missile tests.

North Korea fires anti-aircraft missile ahead of UN Security Council meeting

North Korea fires anti-aircraft missile ahead of UN Security Council meeting

North Korea has successfully fired a new anti-aircraft missile, state media said Friday, as the United Nations Security Council prepares to meet in response to a recent flurry of weapons tests by the nuclear-armed nation.

N.Korea fires missile, accuses US of 'double standards

N.Korea fires missile, accuses US of 'double standards

North Korea fired a missile towards the sea off its east coast on Tuesday, South Korea's military said, as Pyongyang called on the United States and South Korea to scrap their "double standards" on weapons programmes to restart talks.

North Korea says hope is alive for peace, summit with South

North Korea says hope is alive for peace, summit with South

North Korea is willing to consider another summit with South Korea if mutual respect between the neighbours can be assured, state news agency KCNA said on Saturday, citing Kim Yo Jong, the sister of the North's leader Kim Jong Un.

North Korea ridicules US hopes for talks as allies rethink approach

North Korea ridicules US hopes for talks as allies rethink approach

A senior North Korean official ridiculed American hopes for talks on Tuesday, as the United States and South Korea agreed to consider scrapping a controversial working group established to coordinate their policy toward Pyongyang.

New US envoy for North Korea looks forward to 'positive response' on dialogue

New US envoy for North Korea looks forward to 'positive response' on dialogue

The United States' new top envoy for North Korea said on Monday in Seoul that he looks forward to a "positive response soon" on dialogue from North Korea.

S. Korean spy agency says N.Korea hackers tried stealing Pfizer vaccine know-how

S. Korean spy agency says N.Korea hackers tried stealing Pfizer vaccine know-how

North Korea has attempted to steal Covid-19 vaccine technology by hacking Pfizer Inc according to South Korea's National Intelligence Service (NIS), Yonhap news agency reported on Tuesday.

Iran, North Korea resumed missile collaboration in 2020: UN report

Iran, North Korea resumed missile collaboration in 2020: UN report

North Korea and Iran resumed cooperation on the development of long-range missiles in 2020, according to a UN report that also confirmed Pyongyang continues to violate various nuclear resolutions.

Mixed signals for North Korean leader's sister as Kim seeks to cement power

Mixed signals for North Korean leader's sister as Kim seeks to cement power

The name of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister was missing from a new list of the ruling Workers' Party's politburo, according to state media on Monday, raising questions about her status ...

News of N.Korean diplomat defecting stokes concerns about teen daughter

News of N.Korean diplomat defecting stokes concerns about teen daughter

South Korean lawmakers and officials raised concerns on Wednesday about the safety of the teenage daughter of a former senior North Korean diplomat in Italy after news reports that he has settled in South Korea while she was sent back to the North.

N.Korea warns of naval tensions during search for slain S.Korean

N.Korea warns of naval tensions during search for slain S.Korean

North Korea said on Sunday it is searching for the body a South Korean official killed by its troops, but warned that South Korean naval operations in the area threatened to raise tensions by intruding across a disputed sea border.