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North Korean diplomat in Cuba defected to South Korea

North Korean diplomat in Cuba defected to South Korea

South Korea’s mass-circulation Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported earlier Tuesday that the North Korean diplomat, named Ri Il Kyu, fled to South Korea with his wife and children in November last year

17 July,2024 07:28 AM IST | Seoul | Agencies
N Korea to resend trash balloons to S Korea

N Korea to resend trash balloons to S Korea

South Korea responded by suspending a 2018 tension-reduction deal with North Korea and resumed live-fire drills at border areas.

15 July,2024 08:20 AM IST | Seoul | Agencies
North Korea threatens to bolster its nuclear programme

North Korea threatens to bolster its nuclear programme

The guidelines were adopted a year after the two countries established a consultation body for information-sharing on nuclear operations

14 July,2024 07:35 AM IST | Seoul | Agencies
North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile, says Japan

North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile, says Japan

The information was given by the Japan Prime Minister's Office on social media platform X.

26 June,2024 08:22 AM IST | Japan | ANI
Putin says ties with North Korea raised to 'unprecedentedly high level'

Putin says ties with North Korea raised to 'unprecedentedly high level'

Putin said the North's leader is an "honoured guest" that Russia always waits for, wishing for Kim's good health and success

25 June,2024 02:26 PM IST | Seoul | IANS
South Korea summons Russian ambassador

South Korea summons Russian ambassador

That came two days after Moscow and Pyongyang reached a pact vowing mutual defense assistance if either is attacked. Seoul responded saying it would consider providing arms to Ukraine.

22 June,2024 07:48 AM IST | Seoul | Agencies
Russia and North Korea sign strategic partnership

Russia and North Korea sign strategic partnership

Putin's visit comes amid growing concerns over an arms arrangement in which North Korea provides Russia with badly needed munitions for Moscow's war in Ukraine in exchange for economic assistance

19 June,2024 10:05 AM IST | New Delhi | AP
Vladimir Putin visits North Korea for first time in 24 years

Vladimir Putin visits North Korea for first time in 24 years

Vows to beat sanctions against both countries together

19 June,2024 07:35 AM IST | Seoul | Agencies
S Korean soldiers fire warning shots after N Korean troops intrude for 2nd time

S Korean soldiers fire warning shots after N Korean troops intrude for 2nd time

According to the Joint Chiefs of Staff, around 20 to 30 North Korean soldiers, while engaging in unspecified construction work on the northern side of the border, briefly crossed the military demarcation line that bisects the countries as of 8:30 am

18 June,2024 01:31 PM IST | Seoul | AP
North Korea sends 300 more trash balloons south

North Korea sends 300 more trash balloons south

This comes after Kim Jong Un’s influential sister, Kim Yo Jong warned Seoul to halt propaganda broadcasts across their tense border.

11 June,2024 07:38 AM IST | Pyongyang | Agencies

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