Gulf Times - North-Korea
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.

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 ...