North Korean leader Kim Jong-un declared a "shining victory" over Covid-19, while his powerful sister blamed the country's outbreak on contaminated propaganda leaflets sent over the border from South Korea.
North Korea will convene a key parliamentary meeting in Pyongyang next month to discuss organizational and other pending issues, its state media said Monday.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un blasted South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol for suggesting Seoul would enhance its preemptive strike capabilities against Pyongyang — a course of action Kim said would lead to South Korea's "annihilation."
Policymakers of South Korea must look at the big picture and meticulously prepare for contingencies instead of repeating the same policies over and over as the previous administration did.
Large-scale field maneuvers during South Korea-U.S. joint exercises may take place regularly under President Yoon Suk-yeol's administration beginning in August, a shift from the previous administration's downscaling of the exercises.
Seoul slammed Pyongyang for expropriating South Korean assets in the Kaesong Industrial Complex and Mount Kumgang tourism area, urging it to stop.
North Korea is preparing for a "confrontational struggle," Pyongyang's state media reported Sunday as the defense chiefs of the United States, South Korea and Japan met to discuss ways to rein in the North's nuclear and missile ambitions.
The missiles were fired between 9:08 a.m. and 9:43 a.m. from the Sunan area of the North Korean capital Pyongyang. How high and far the missiles flew is being analyzed, the JCS said.
U.S. President Joe Biden said Saturday in Seoul that North Korea has not responded to a U.S. offer of Covid-19 vaccines as Pyongyang's state media claimed the country is turning the corner in its first acknowledged outbreak.
North Korea reported 260,000 new cases of people with fever symptoms on Wednesday as its Covid-19 outbreak spreads.