North Korea slams U.S. for being behind Japan's military 'collusion' with NATO
North Korea said Monday the United States is behind Japan's move to seek military "collusion" with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), denouncing Washington for aiming to build a military bloc in the Asia-Pacific region.
Korea, U.S. and Japan exploring expanded intel sharing
The Defense Ministry said Tuesday that South Korea, the United States and Japan are exploring ways to strengthen joint information sharing capabilities regarding North Korean missiles, but that the details of such an arrangement remain undetermined.
North Korea says nuclear status final and irreversible
North Korea's foreign minister said Friday that the regime's status as a nuclear-armed state is "final and irreversible," according to Pyongyang's state media on Friday.
Despite Kim's call, work still ongoing at North's launch site
Photos of a satellite launch site in North Korea taken Wednesday show work is still ongoing despite leader Kim Jong-un's urgings that the regime's first spy satellite be launched within the month, according to Voice of America on Thursday.
North says spy satellite finished and awaiting launch
North Korea has finished its first military reconnaissance satellite and is preparing to launch it into space, leader Kim Jong-un was quoted as saying by Pyongyang's state media Wednesday.
Chinese boat collides with Coast Guard after pursuit by North Korean patrol vessel
The incursion of a North Korean sea patrol that crossed the inter-Korean maritime border in the Yellow Sea on Saturday in pursuit of a Chinese fishing vessel led to a minor collision between a South Korean Coast Guard patrol and the Chinese boat.
North Korea holds conference of journalists' union for first time in 22 years
North Korea held a conference of its journalists' union earlier this week for the first time in 22 years and urged its members to become "devoted spokespeople" of the ruling Workers' Party, state media reported Wednesday.
North displays ‘tactical nukes’ as Nimitz arrives in Busan
The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz arrived in Busan on Tuesday for trilateral exercises with South Korea and Japan amid high tensions over North Korea’s advancing missile and nuclear weapons program.
North tests ‘underwater nuclear attack drone’
North Korea's state media said Friday that the regime conducted a test of an “underwater nuclear attack drone” as well as four cruise missile launches earlier this week that were overseen by leader Kim Jong-un.
North claims 1.4 million have enlisted, re-enlisted in armed forces
North Korean state media claimed Monday that 1.4 million people, including high school students, had enlisted or re-enlisted in the country’s armed forces to help the regime “destroy” its enemies.