North Korean leader says Pyongyang is only increasing its military as ‘war deterrence’ and not to start a conflict.
Kim Jong Un
State television shows citizen expressing upset at ’emaciated’ condition of leader who once weighed 140 kilograms.
The US is adopting a new approach to nuclear-armed Pyongyang to try and bring it back to talks.
North Korean leader stresses preparedness in responding to US in his first direct statement since Biden’s inauguration.
Joe Biden and Moon Jae-in express ‘deep concern’ about North Korea’s nuclear weapons programme at White House talks.
Seoul has made sending leaflets across the border an offence but North Korean defectors say the law will not stop them.
North Korean leader also urges Workers Party members to be more proactive in overcoming ‘unprecedented challenges’.
US State Department says approach to North Korea will have to be done in concert with close allies.
North Korean accuses US President Joe Biden of ‘provocation’ following criticism of missile tests.
US president condemns as UN violation Pyongyang’s launch of two weapons from its east coast into Sea of Japan.
North Korea’s border closure, drop in trade and raw material shortages may lead to perfect storm, analysts warn.
North Korean leader says no matter who is in power, the nature of US policies towards Pyongyang never changes.
North Korean leader says to secure a ‘peaceful environment’ he wants to strengthen the country’s defence capabilities.
North Korean leader admits the country’s economic development plan had fallen short in ‘almost all areas’.