North Korea displays ballistic missiles during military parade following party congress

North Korea displayed what appeared to be a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) at a parade on Thursday night, state media reported, capping more than a week of political meetings with a show of military might. Clad in a leather coat and fur hat, leader Kim Jong Un smiled and waved as he oversaw the… Read More North Korea displays ballistic missiles during military parade following party congress

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un calls for expansion of nuclear arsenal, tags U.S. as nation’s biggest enemy

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for more advanced nuclear weapons and said the United States is “our biggest enemy,” state media said on Saturday, presenting a stark challenge to President-elect Joe Biden just days before he takes office. Washington’s hostile policies would not change regardless of who occupies the White House but dropping… Read More North Korean leader Kim Jong Un calls for expansion of nuclear arsenal, tags U.S. as nation’s biggest enemy

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vows to bolster nuclear war deterrence

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hosted a meeting to discuss the country’s nuclear capabilities, state media said on Sunday, marking his first appearance in three weeks after a previous absence sparked global speculation about his health. Ruling Workers’ Party officials wore face masks to greet Kim as he entered the meeting of the party’s… Read More North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vows to bolster nuclear war deterrence

North Korea fires short-range ballistic missiles

North Korea fired two projectiles that appeared to be short-range ballistic missiles on Saturday, South Korea’s military said, calling the action “highly inappropriate” given the global coronavirus pandemic. The suspected missiles were fired around 6:45-50 a.m. KST into the sea off the east coast of the Korean peninsula from around Sonchon, North Pyongan province, South… Read More North Korea fires short-range ballistic missiles

North Korea conducts test at satellite launch site

North Korea said it had successfully conducted another test at a satellite launch site on Friday to bolster its strategic nuclear deterrence, North Korean state media outlet KCNA reported on Saturday. The test was conducted at the Sohae satellite launch site, KCNA said, citing a spokesman for North Korea’s Academy of Defence Science, without specifying… Read More North Korea conducts test at satellite launch site

North Korea test-launches two suspected missiles

North Korea fired two suspected missiles into the sea between the Korean peninsula and Japan on Thursday, according to military officials in Japan and South Korea, ending nearly a month-long lull in testing after denuclearization talks stalled. The launches, which Japanese authorities identified as likely ballistic missiles, were the first since one day of talks… Read More North Korea test-launches two suspected missiles