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Tag Archives: Kim Jong Un

‘World’s leading bank robbers’: North Korea’s hacker army

Photo: Shutterstock SEOUL: Nuclear-armed North Korea is advancing on the front lines of cyberwarfare, analysts say, stealing billions of dollars and presenting a clearer and more present danger than its banned weapons programs. Pyongyang is under multiple international sanctions over its atomic bomb and ballistic missile programs, which have seen ...

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COVID-19 vaccines are ‘no panacea’: North Korea

REUTERS/Stringer/File SEOUL – North Korea`s state media warned of the prospect of a lengthy battle against the coronavirus, saying vaccines developed by global drugmakers were proving to be “no universal panacea”. The country has not officially confirmed any infections, although South Korean officials have said an outbreak there cannot be ...

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North Korea Issues Fiery Threat Amid Frustrations With the Biden

NORTH KOREA broke its conspicuous silence in recent months with a fiery message to leaders within the Biden administration during their tour through the region and to their local allies. “We take this opportunity to warn the new U.S. administration trying hard to give off the [gun]powder smell in our land,” ...

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Kim Jong Un’s Sister’s Fresh Threat To South Korea

SEOUL: North Korea will take “action” against the South and entrust its military to carry it out, Kim Yo Jong, the powerful sister of leader Kim Jong Un, threatened Saturday in a statement carried by the KCNA news agency. “I feel it is high time to surely break with the ...

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North Korea’s Kim Jong-un ”alive and well’

SEOUL: The global news media has been speculating about the possible demise of North Korea’s leader, since he missed an annual ceremony commemorating the birthday of his grandfather on 15 April. Kim Jong-un has not been publicly seen for more than two weeks now. North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un has ...

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North Korea says it won’t give Trump a summit for free

SEOUL: North Korea responded to a tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump that hinted at another summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying it has no interest in giving Trump further meetings to brag about unless it gets something substantial in return. The statement by Foreign Ministry adviser ...

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Kim Jong-un: North Korean leader rides horse up sacred mountain

PYONGYANG: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has climbed the country’s highest mountain on horseback, according to state media. A series of photos released by KCNA show Kim astride a white horse on a snow-covered Mount Paektu. This is not the first time he has scaled the 2,750-metre peak and analysts ...

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North Korea tests new ‘super-large’ rocket launcher

SEOUL: North Korea said that leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test-firing of a “newly developed super-large multiple rocket launcher,” another demonstration of the North’s expanding weapons arsenal apparently aimed at increasing its leverage ahead of a possible resumption of nuclear talks with the U.S. The North’s official Korean Central ...

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Tensions rise – Kim sends missile ‘warning’ to South Korea, US

SEOUL: North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un says the country’s latest missile launches were a warning to Washington and Seoul over their joint war games, state news agency KCNA reported, as tensions rise on the Korean peninsula. The latest launch by the nuclear-armed North came after the South Korean and ...

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