25 Sep 2020
A South Korean official reads out a rare apology from Kim Jong Un over what the North's leader described as the "unexpected and disgraceful" killing of a South Korean at sea. A fisheries official was shot dead on Tuesday by North Korean soldiers, and Seoul says his body was set on fire while still in the water, apparently as a precaution against coronavirus infection.
6 Jul 2020
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets with his ruling Workers' Party's politburo on 2 July 2020, praising the nation's efforts against the coronavirus outbreak and indicating the country will keep its borders closed for the forseeable future.
28 Apr 2020
US President Donald Trump on Monday appeared to confirm that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is alive, saying he wished him well after days of speculation over the dictator's whereabouts.
27 Apr 2020
Papers speculate over the health of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who has been absent from public since mid-April. One cartoonist compares the situation to Schrodinger's famous thought experiment in which a cat, placed in a box with a potential poison, is both dead and alive until that box is opened. We also look at kids in Spain going back outside, kids in France possibly going back to school, and llamas and goats going to Zoom meetings!
Global COVID-19 cases over 2.8million as Africa records 9,106 recoveries, Fear grips Kano metropolis
26 Apr 2020
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8 Apr 2020
As the coronavirus crisis rages worldwide, North Korea’s regime has reported zero cases, and instead forges ahead with rocket launches. What is happening behind the borders?
20 Jun 2019
China’s Xi Jinping and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un are expected to meet later on Thursday behind closed doors in Pyongyang. It’s the first such visit in 14 years by a Chinese president.
4 May 2019
A woman charged with the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been released from prison. She had been in custody for two years before charges against her were dropped.
27 Apr 2019
Russia's Vladimir Putin said he was ready to brief the US on his talks with Kim Jong Un in Russia. Before leaving Vladivostok, Kim accused the US of acting "in bad faith" at the failed Vietnam summit with Donald Trump.
24 Apr 2019
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday expressed his hope for the good outcome of a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin later this week.
24 Apr 2019
North Korea's Kim Jong Un has travelled to Russia ahead of his talks with President Vladimir Putin in Vladivostok. Amid stalled nuclear talks with the US, Kim is expected to seek diplomatic assistance from the Kremlin.
11 Mar 2019
Malaysian prosecutors have dropped charges against the 26-year-old accused of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in 2017. Her co-accused is still on trial.