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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 ...

Satellite images of luxury boats further suggest N.Korea's Kim at favoured villa

Satellite images of luxury boats further suggest N.Korea's Kim at favoured villa

Satellite imagery showing recent movements of luxury boats often used by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his entourage near Wonsan provide further indications he has been at the coastal resort

S.Korea says North Korea's Kim may be trying to avoid coronavirus

S.Korea says North Korea's Kim may be trying to avoid coronavirus

Kim Jong Un may have missed a key holiday on April 15 because of concerns over the coronavirus, not because he is ill, South Korea's minister for North Korean affairs said on Tuesday.

S.Korean officials call for caution amid reports that N.Korean leader Kim is ill

S.Korean officials call for caution amid reports that N.Korean leader Kim is ill

South Korean officials are calling for caution amid reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may be ill or is being isolated because of coronavirus concerns, emphasising that they have detected no unusual movements in North Korea.

North Korean media silent on Kim's whereabouts as speculation on health rages

North Korean media silent on Kim's whereabouts as speculation on health rages

North Korean state media on Wednesday made no mention of leader Kim Jong Un's health or whereabouts, a day after intense international speculation over his health was sparked by media reports ...