Gulf Times - North-Korea
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.

N.Korean leader offers rare apology for killing of S.Korean

N.Korean leader offers rare apology for killing of S.Korean

North Korea expressed regret on Friday for having shot dead a South Korean man to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the South's national security adviser said, amid growing public and political outrage.

Amir sends cable of congratulations to Kim Jong-un

Amir sends cable of congratulations to Kim Jong-un

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and and His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani sent cables of congratulations to Kim Jong-un on the anniversary of the Founding of the Republic.

North Korea locks down border town over suspected virus case

North Korea locks down border town over suspected virus case

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared an emergency and a lockdown in a border town after a person suspected of being infected with the novel coronavirus returned from South Korea ...

N.Korea prepares anti-South leaflets amid heightened tensions

N.Korea prepares anti-South leaflets amid heightened tensions

North Korea is gearing up to send propaganda leaflets over its southern border, denouncing North Korean defectors and South Korea, its state media said on Saturday, the latest retaliation

North Korea blows up liaison office on its side of border with South

North Korea blows up liaison office on its side of border with South

North Korea blew up an office set up to foster better ties with South Korea in its border town of Kaesong on Tuesday after it threatened to take action if North Korean defectors ...

North Korea warns of retaliatory actions over defectors in South

North Korea warns of retaliatory actions over defectors in South

The sister of North Korea's leader has warned of retaliatory measures against South Korea that could involve the military, in the latest escalation of tensions over defectors from the North ...

North Korea threatens South with revenge over leaflet campaign

North Korea threatens South with revenge over leaflet campaign

North Korea threatened to take revenge on South Korea in retaliation for a leafletting campaign along the border, in a statement made by Kim Yo Jong, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister.

UN expert reports widespread food shortages, "starving" in North Korea

UN expert reports widespread food shortages, "starving" in North Korea

A United Nations human rights expert voiced alarm on Tuesday at what he called "widespread food shortages and malnutrition" in North Korea, which have been exacerbated

North Korea defectors criticised over speculation Kim was ill or dead

North Korea defectors criticised over speculation Kim was ill or dead

A former senior North Korean diplomat apologised on Monday after saying leader Kim Jong Un was likely so ill he could not stand, days before he emerged in state media ...

Shots fired by North Korea 'accidental' -Pompeo

Shots fired by North Korea 'accidental' -Pompeo

Shots fired by North Korea across its border with South Korea were likely "accidental," US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday as speculation continues to swirl about the health of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

North Korea's Kim reappears after weeks of speculation

North Korea's Kim reappears after weeks of speculation

North Korea's Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance in nearly three weeks, state media reported Saturday, following intense speculation that the leader of the nuclear-armed nation was seriously ill ...