Tag Archives: Pyongyang

North Korea test-fires long-range cruise missile: KCNA

North Korea carried out successful long-range cruise missile tests over the weekend, its state media, KCNA, said on Monday, amid a protracted standoff with the US over denuclearisation. The missiles flew 1,500 kilometers (930 miles) before hitting their targets and falling into the country’s territorial waters during the tests held …

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North Korean nuclear reactor appears active, IAEA says

North Korea appears to have restarted operations at a power plant capable of producing plutonium for nuclear weapons, according to the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog. The International Atomic Energy Agency said that clues, such as the discharge of cooling water, observed in early July indicated the plant is active. No …

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North Korea Orders Extermination of Cats and Pigeons to Prevent COVID Outbreak, Reports Suggest

Pyongyang has declared North Korea coronavirus-free, with zero confirmed cases since the outbreak of the global pandemic, while the authorities have imposed severe restrictions to stop the disease from entering the country. North Korean authorities have ordered the elimination of cats and pigeons in border areas due to pandemic fears, …

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North Korea says no need for talks with US

North Korea does “not feel any need” to resume talks with Washington, a senior diplomat for the country said Saturday, days after Seoul called for a summit as it seeks improved ties with Pyongyang. The statement by the North’s vice foreign minister Choe Son Hui came after former US national …

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