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North Korea stages artillery firing drill in latest weapons test, says State media
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North Korea stages artillery firing drill in latest weapons test, says State media

Leader Kim Jong-un was not mentioned in the report, suggesting he did not observe the training

'Stop tests, return to talks': US tells North Korea days after missile launch
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'Stop tests, return to talks': US tells North Korea days after missile launch

Last Tuesday, North Korea fired a newly developed ballistic missile from a submarine in its fifth round of weapons tests in recent weeks

UN report warns North Korea 'at starvation risk' due to self-imposed COVID-19 blockade
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UN report warns North Korea 'at starvation risk' due to self-imposed COVID-19 blockade

Pyongyang is also under international sanctions over its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes, which have seen rapid progress under Kim Jong-un

North Korea's Kim Jong-un vows to build invincible military, slams US' 'persistent hostility'
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North Korea's Kim Jong-un vows to build invincible military, slams US' 'persistent hostility'

Kim also accused South Korea of hypocrisy because it criticises North Korea’s weapons development as provocations while spending heavily to increase its own military capabilities

North Korea fires anti-aircraft missile ahead of UN Security Council meeting
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North Korea fires anti-aircraft missile ahead of UN Security Council meeting

It is the latest in a series of tension-raising steps by Pyongyang, which had until recently been biding its time since the change in US administrations in January

Kim Yo Jong, North Korea's Kim Jong-un's sister gets post in top government body
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Kim Yo Jong, North Korea's Kim Jong-un's sister gets post in top government body

It is a major step up from her relatively junior position as a vice department director in the ruling party, and is likely to heighten speculation that she could be a long-shot candidate to succeed her brother

North Korea's Kim Jong-un orders to restore hotlines with South Korea as he condemns 'cunning' US
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North Korea's Kim Jong-un orders to restore hotlines with South Korea as he condemns 'cunning' US

Kim's comments carried in a state media report are an apparent effort to drive a wedge between Seoul and Washington as he wants South Korea to help him win relief from crippling US-led economic sanctions and other concessions.

North Korea accuses US of hostility, claims nukes a deterrent; wants South to come out of American influence
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North Korea accuses US of hostility, claims nukes a deterrent; wants South to come out of American influence

North Korea mainly uses the term "hostile policy" to refer to US-led sanctions over its nuclear weapons programme and the joint US-South Korea military drills

North Korea wants US-led sanctions lifted before officially ending war with South Korea; here's why
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North Korea wants US-led sanctions lifted before officially ending war with South Korea; here's why

Analysts say North Korea is trying to use Moon’s desire for inter-Korean engagement to pressure South Korea into extracting concessions from Washington on its behalf

N Korea slams US over submarine deal with Australia, warns countermeasures
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N Korea slams US over submarine deal with Australia, warns countermeasures

Nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang have stalled since the collapse of a second Trump-Kim meeting in 2019

Why Kim Jong Un's recent missile launches hint at North Korea's nuclear arsenal expansion
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Why Kim Jong Un's recent missile launches hint at North Korea's nuclear arsenal expansion

Kim may also be going back to a tried-and-true technique of pressuring the world with missile launches and outrageous threats before offering negotiations at the last minute meant to extract aid, experts said

Missile tests revive fears of North Korea building capacity to strike against US allies
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Missile tests revive fears of North Korea building capacity to strike against US allies

The tests came before US special representative for North Korea, Sung Kim, was to meet his South Korean and Japanese counterparts in Tokyo this week to discuss stalled talks with North Korea

Slimmer Kim Jong-un helms subdued 73rd anniversary parade in North Korea's Pyongyang
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Slimmer Kim Jong-un helms subdued 73rd anniversary parade in North Korea's Pyongyang

Experts say the toned-down event reflected the harsh challenges facing North Korea as its broken, mismanaged economy is further strained by continuing US-sanctions, prolonged border closures and food shortages due to floods

North Korea expanding nuclear arsenal, Yongbyon reactor restarted, says UN report
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North Korea expanding nuclear arsenal, Yongbyon reactor restarted, says UN report

Since early July, there have been signs, including the discharge of cooling water, consistent with the operation of the reactor, as per the annual report by IAEA

Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korea's Kim Jong-un, warns South Korea-US drills will rekindle tensions
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Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korea's Kim Jong-un, warns South Korea-US drills will rekindle tensions

Regular drills between Seoul and Washington have been a long-running source of animosities on the Korean Peninsula, with North Korea calling them an invasion rehearsal

Left spin | 5 myths about Communism and socialism that Millennials and Gen Z are being fed
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Left spin | 5 myths about Communism and socialism that Millennials and Gen Z are being fed

Bernie Sanders, Jeremy Corbyn and their ideological masters China have successfully planted five myths about socialism and Communism in the minds of the impressionable

Kim Jong-un berates top officials for ‘great crisis’ in North Korea, failure to prevent COVID-19
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Kim Jong-un berates top officials for ‘great crisis’ in North Korea, failure to prevent COVID-19

North Korea has claimed to have had no coronavirus infections, despite testing thousands of people and sharing a porous border with China

Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korea's Kim Jong-un, dismisses chances of talks with United States
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Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korea's Kim Jong-un, dismisses chances of talks with United States

Her blunt statement indicates that the diplomatic impasse over North Korea's nuclear programme is likely to continue in the absence of greater economic and pandemic-related difficulties, experts said

Explained: North Korea's food shortage, how bad the situation is and why Kim Jong-un is fretting
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Explained: North Korea's food shortage, how bad the situation is and why Kim Jong-un is fretting

According to reports, a kilo of bananas costs upwards of Rs 3,000 while a kg of corn is selling for more than Rs 204 in North Korea

Kim Jong-un warns of food shortages, longer COVID-19 lockdown in North Korea
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Kim Jong-un warns of food shortages, longer COVID-19 lockdown in North Korea

Experts widely doubt North Korea's claim that it has not had a single COVID-19 case, given its poor health infrastructure and a porous border with China