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China, North Korea against US-led "Asian NATO"

China, North Korea against US-led "Asian NATO"

North Korea says it has been compelled to bolster its defenses against U.S. moves to create an "Asian version of NATO" in a statement that echoed similar attempts by China to rebuild the postwar alliance system in the region

COVID reaches North Korea

COVID reaches North Korea

For more than two years, isolated North Korea claimed success in keeping out Covid and even rebuffed multiple offers of vaccines, calling them unnecessary

Biden ready to meet with Kim Jong Un

Biden ready to meet with Kim Jong Un

US President Joe Biden is ready for talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, the head of the White House said at a press conference following a meeting in Seoul with the leader of South Korea, Yoon Suk-yeol. Biden noted that the …

North Korea's suspected COVID-19 cases near two million

North Korea's suspected COVID-19 cases near two million

North Korea on Thursday reported 262,270 more suspected COVID-19 cases as its pandemic caseload neared 2 million - a week after the country acknowledged the outbreak and scrambled to slow infections in its unvaccinated population. North …

North Korea reports another fever surge amid COVID-19 crisis

North Korea reports another fever surge amid COVID-19 crisis

North Korea on Tuesday reported another large jump in illnesses believed to be COVID-19 and encouraged good health habits as a mass outbreak spreads through its unvaccinated population and military officers were deployed to distribute …

WHO: COVID-19 may spread rapidly in North Korea

WHO: COVID-19 may spread rapidly in North Korea

The World Health Organization warned on Monday that COVID-19 may spread rapidly in North Korea, where it said vaccination programmes had yet to begin. “With the country yet to initiate COVID-19 vaccination, there is risk that the …

First COVID-19 case confirmed in North Korea

First COVID-19 case confirmed in North Korea

The North Korean authorities have confirmed the first coronavirus case in the country, the Korean Central News Agency stated in a statement released on Thursday. "A major emergency has occurred in the country, the anti-pandemic …

North Korea tests another ballistic missile?

North Korea tests another ballistic missile?

Last night, the DPRK once again launched an unknown projectile in the direction of the Sea of ​​Japan, the Yonhap news agency reports with a reference to the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Republic of Korea. This is the 15th missile …

Who's afraid of North Korea?

Who's afraid of North Korea?

Allied Defenses Against North Korean Nuclear Weapons Are Poor – North Korea just put on another military parade, asserting once again a belligerent posture on the use of its nuclear weapons

South Korea wants US strategic weapons on its soil

South Korea wants US strategic weapons on its soil

After a spate of North Korean missile tests in the first three months of this year – and fears of an impending nuclear test – South Korean President-elect Yoon Suk-Yeol wants a redeployment of US strategic assets in …

North Korea fires missile capable to strike US

North Korea fires missile capable to strike US

North Korea boasted on Tuesday that it is one of only a handful of countries in the world to field nuclear weapons and advanced missiles and the only one standing up to the United States by "shaking the world" with missile tests

Poll: North Korea is biggest threat to U.S. than Russia

Poll: North Korea is biggest threat to U.S. than Russia

Most Americans think of North Korea as their country’s greatest enemy, according to the latest Economist/YouGov poll. The survey of 1,500 Americans showed 58% thought North Korea was America’s greatest enemy with Iran …