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North Korea sentences U.S. student to 15 years hard labour

SEOUL, March 16 - North Korea's supreme court sentenced American student Otto Warmbier, who was arrested while visiting the country, to 15 years of hard labour on Wednesday for crimes against the state.

North Korea claims rocket engine success; South on high alert

North Korea successfully tested a solid-fuel engine that boosted the power of its ballistic rockets, state media reported on Thursday, as South Korea's president ordered the military to be ready to respond to the North's "reckless provocation."

North Korea calls new missile test "great success"

North Korea's state-run television releases still photographs of leader Kim Jong Un supervising a submarine-launched ballistic missile test. North Korea says it has another means by which to carry out a "powerful nuclear attack", after apparently conducting a submarine-launched ballistic missile test.North Korean broadcaster KRT has shown pictures of leader Kim Jong Un purportedly observing the test underway.The date and location of the photos aren't known.South Korea and the U.S. say they detected a submarine missile launch on Saturday.Experts say the footage appears to have been edited.The test is in violation of a new round of harsh sanctions, imposed on North Korea after a nuclear test in January.Such a weapons system could pose a new threat to North Korea's neighbours and the United States if it was perfected.
April 24, 2016 | 11:10 am GMT+7

N.Korea leader Kim vows nuclear restraint

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says his country will not use nuclear weapons unless its sovereignty is infringed by others with nuclear arms and sets a five-year plan to boost the secretive state's moribund economy.
May 09, 2016 | 08:06 am GMT+7

CIA chief: if Kim Jong-Un should disappear... uh, let's not talk about it

'Kim Jong-Un's mission is just to stay in power.'
October 20, 2017 | 08:13 am GMT+7

N. Korea's Kim tours cosmetics plant with wife, sister

Kim's sister and wife are seen as the most powerful women in the isolated, deeply patriarchal nation.
October 30, 2017 | 11:25 am GMT+7

Trump says North Korea's Kim insulted him by calling him 'old'

The U.S. president tweeted that he "would NEVER call Kim 'short and fat'."
November 12, 2017 | 09:55 am GMT+7

The thinking behind Kim Jong Un's 'madness'

Kim has completed a six-year transition to what the South calls a reign of terror.
November 30, 2017 | 05:38 pm GMT+7

Gaza restaurant offers N.Koreans discount in gesture to Kim

No North Koreans are reportedly in the besieged area, but Kim has won admirers for his vocal criticism of Trump's pro-Israel view.
December 18, 2017 | 03:22 pm GMT+7

Nations to consider more N Korea sanctions, US warns on military option

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has refused to give up development of nuclear missiles capable of hitting the United States.
January 17, 2018 | 11:11 am GMT+7

North Korea's Kim invites S Korean president for summit: S Korea

It would be the first meeting of Korean leaders in more than 10 years.
February 10, 2018 | 02:46 pm GMT+7

S. Korea's Moon to send special envoys to North on Monday

'The special delegates will have extensive discussions over issues including creating conditions for North-U.S. talks to denuclearize the Korean peninsula.'
March 04, 2018 | 07:17 pm GMT+7

Kim Jong Un and Seoul envoys discuss possible inter-Korean summit

The delegation from Seoul is pushing for talks between the nuclear-armed regime and the U.S.
March 06, 2018 | 08:22 am GMT+7

Trump calls North Korea 'sincere' on possible nuclear talks, others skeptical

Word of possible talks was delivered by a South Korean delegation on its return from a first-ever meeting with Kim Jong Un on Monday.
March 07, 2018 | 08:07 am GMT+7

Trump ready to meet Kim Jong Un for first-ever US-North Korea summit

A South Korean envoy announces that Trump is ready to meet Kim Jong Un by May in response to Kim's invitation to hold the first-ever U.S.-North Korea summit.
March 09, 2018 | 01:49 pm GMT+7
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