During the period of mourning, citizens are prohibited from engaging in any kind of celebration and leisure activities, as reported by the Korean service of Radio Free Asia.
The panel of experts monitoring sanctions on the reclusive northeast Asian nation said in a report sent to Security Council members on Monday that Kim Jong Un’s government has also produced fissile material — an essential ingredient for producing nuclear weapons —
Kim Jong Un has been formally named head of state of North Korea and commander-in-chief of the military in a new constitution observers said was possibly aimed at preparing for a peace treaty
The missiles, launched from near the coastal city of Wonsan, flew about 430 km (267 miles) out over the sea, reaching an altitude of 50 km (30 miles), before splashing down,
Thursday’s missile tests were the first since Kim and US President Donald Trump agreed to resume nuclear talks during an impromptu meeting last month in the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea.
Perhaps it was to be expected. The United States should not have expected Russia and China to vote for fresh sanctions against North Korea over recent missile tests, with the expectation that Pyongyang was readying for a nuclear test.
A nuclear weapon-free world is the best option to make the world a peaceful place for everyone. But for that noble cause the most powerful countries should take an honest approach to bring about a consensus among all the stakeholders
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un promised to help typhoon-hit areas recover and to build at least 25,000 houses over the next five years, state media said on Wednesday.
On Tuesday, Kim addressed a conference of cell secretaries - individuals responsible for groups of up to 30 party members - held as the country was in “high spirits” at the prospect of implementing decisions adopted at the congress, KCNA reported.