Scores of Russians have flown to North Korea for a private tour — the first foreign tour group to visit the reclusive state since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
North Korea's state news agency has drawn attention to a potential visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin. This follows Pyongyang's foreign minister spending the week in Moscow, and Kim's trip to Russia last year.
What’s more difficult than guessing what goes on behind the walls of the Kremlin?Guessing what goes on in Pyongyang. The leader of one of the planet’s most reclusive regimes made a rare trip abroad last September to neighboring Russia. Then, it was Western claims of North Korean munitions winding up on the battlefield in Ukraine. Now, it is more.
The North Korean missile has reportedly come down in the Sea of Japan. The launch comes amid increasing tensions and provocative rhetoric from Pyongyang.
North Korea's regime is once again ratcheting up its war rhetoric against South Korea and the US. This time, however, some analysts warn the threat goes beyond the usual bluster from Kim Jong Un.
Claims of the underwater nuclear weapons system test come as the US, South Korea and Japan conducted joint naval drills.
North Korea has slashed three organizations in charge of cooperation with the South, with Kim saying reconciliation is no longer possible. South Korea pledged retaliation if "North Korea carries out a provocation."
Pyongyang fired another 60 artillery rounds following the more than 200 fired the day before. Tensions between north and south have been escalating for months.
Could the North be hoping to use military threats and actions to push its agenda as the South heads towards elections?
Pyongyang has carried out a record amount of missile tests this year. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said that it was a "mistake" to try to reunify with Seoul and warned of the risk of "war" in the peninsula.
After 25 years in China, a North Korean woman was deported and vanished without a trace. DW examines the fate of North Koreans forcibly repatriated by Beijing.
It was the second suspected ballistic missile launch by North Korea within hours. The UN has banned North Korea from launching or testing ballistic missiles.