Tag: North Korea

BRIEFS

South Korea Will Update Unification Policy for First Time in Thirty Years

South Korea's government has decided to revise its unification...

North Korean Made Ballistic Missile Used by Russia Contains U.S. Parts

A North Korean-made short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) used by...

North Korea Tests New Anti-Ship Missile System

February 14th, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un witnessed...

Kim Jong Un Visits Factories as Part of Plan to Revive the Economy

As part of his 20x10 regional development policy, North...

STORIES

Japanese Prime Minister Discloses Cabinet’s Efforts to Hold Summit with North Korea

What is Happening The Japanese Prime Minister (PM), Fumio Kishida, said that he wants to hold a summit with North Korea due to “signals” his government has received since the beginning of this year. Kishida said the potential summit will be based around negotiating the release of Japanese citizens kidnapped...

Kim Jong Un Supervises New Submarine Launched Cruise Missile Test

On January 28th, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected a nuclear-powered submarine and watched a strategic cruise missile test. The Secretaries of the Korean Worker’s Party Central Committee, the Korean People’s Navy commander, and other senior officials also watched the missile test alongside Kim. The test involved launching two...

What We Know: Yeonpyeong Island

What to Know: On Friday, North Korea launched 200 artillery shells off of its west coast towards the South Korean Island of Yeonpyeong, which sits just 12 km from the border. According to the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff, the artillery impacted in the Yellow Sea near the Northern...

North Korea Claims December 17th Launch Was ICBM

As this publication reported yesterday, North Korea launched one short-range ballistic missile in the morning and a long-range missile in the afternoon. South Korean and Japanese defense officials claimed yesterday that the apogee and range of the missile indicated it was an intercontinental ballistic missile. North Korean state-owned media...

North Korea Launches Second Missile Today

Update (1950 EST): The Japanese Ministry of Defense has announced the missile flew at an apogee of 6,000km. Update (1934 EST): The South Korean Joint Chiefs have announced that the missile in question is an ICBM. It has fallen near the Japanese island of Okushiri. The last ICBM launch was...

North Korea Launches Suspected Ballistic Missile

Update (1008 EST): South Korean Joint Chiefs have announced that the missile was a short range ballistic missile. The North Korean Ministry of Defense made this announcement shortly after the launch: ”Any attempt by hostile forces to use nuclear weapons will be met with a preemptive and devastating response. Statement by...

Week's Recap

Hungary Approves Sweden’s Ascension to NATO

A Long Time Coming The Hungarian parliament today voted in...

Chad Government Accuses Opposition Party of Attempting to Assassinate Supreme Court President, Attacking State Security HQ

What to Know: The Chadian transitional government has accused the...

Armenia Clarifies Position on CSTO Cooperation ‘Freeze’

What's Happening Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has offered a...

At Least 26 Killed in Migrant Shipwreck off Senegalese Coast

What Happened Senegal's Saint Louis state Governor Alioune Badara Samb...
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