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North Korean defector laments propaganda in Ivy League education

North Korean defector laments propaganda in Ivy League education

Yeonmi Park, who escaped North Korea, says she encountered similar anti-American propaganda while attending Columbia University.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2021 09:15
IAEA: North Korea’s nuclear activities remain 'cause for serious concern'

IAEA: North Korea’s nuclear activities remain 'cause for serious concern'

Head of UN's atomic watchdog says are signs North Korea might be reprocessing spent reactor fuel to extract plutonium.Elad Benari, 08/06/2021 04:35
Rare testimony from North Korea: 'I saw bodies in the streets'

Rare testimony from North Korea: 'I saw bodies in the streets'

Jordan Peterson speaks with North Korean defector Yeonmi Park, who sheds light on the country from which she fled.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2021 17:43
North Korea: Biden intends to continue 'hostile policy'

North Korea: Biden intends to continue 'hostile policy'

North Korea dismisses idea of talks with Washington, says Biden's speech to Congress is proof he intends to continue being hostile.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2021 06:23
North Korea drops out of Tokyo Olympics due to COVID-19

North Korea drops out of Tokyo Olympics due to COVID-19

North Korea says it will skip s Olympic Games to "protect players from COVID-19".Elad Benari, 06/04/2021 05:05
North Korea says it fired 'tactical guided projectile'

North Korea says it fired 'tactical guided projectile'

North Korea says it fired new projectile that was improved to carry a 2.5-ton warhead.Elad Benari, 25/03/2021 23:59
Report: North Korea fired projectile into the sea

Report: North Korea fired projectile into the sea

This marks North Korea's second missile launch in recent days.Elad Benari, 25/03/2021 01:03
North Korea launched two projectiles

North Korea launched two projectiles

US officials say move is on 'low end of the spectrum,' report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/03/2021 08:45
North Korean diplomat: US overtures are a 'cheap trick'

North Korean diplomat: US overtures are a 'cheap trick'

Top North Korean diplomat: We have only heard lunatic theory from the new US administration.Elad Benari, 18/03/2021 05:32
North Korean leader's sister to Biden: Don't cause a stink

North Korean leader's sister to Biden: Don't cause a stink

Kim Yo Jong, sister of Kim Jong Un, warns new US administration against “causing a stink” if it wants peace.Elad Benari, 16/03/2021 02:07
Biden administration attempts back channel talks with N Korea

Biden administration attempts back channel talks with N Korea

The Biden administration attempted to talk with North Korea in February through behind the scenes channels but did not receive a response.Dan Verbin, 14/03/2021 19:35
Report: North Korea ignoring Biden's diplomatic outreach

Report: North Korea ignoring Biden's diplomatic outreach

Senior US official says North Korea has not responded to behind-the-scenes diplomatic outreach by Biden administration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2021 02:42
Satellite images show North Korea hiding nuclear weapon site

Satellite images show North Korea hiding nuclear weapon site

New satellite imagery suggests North Korea has recently taken steps to hid a nuclear weapons site from the West.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/03/2021 15:08
UN report: North Korea developed nuclear program in 2020

UN report: North Korea developed nuclear program in 2020

New UN reports says North Korea maintained and developed nuclear and ballistic missile programs throughout 2020 in violation of sanctions.Elad Benari, 09/02/2021 05:12
North Korea displays new ballistic missile

North Korea displays new ballistic missile

North Korea displays new submarine-launched ballistic missile at a parade in Pyongyang.Elad Benari, 15/01/2021 04:04
North Korean leader named 'general secretary' of his party

North Korean leader named 'general secretary' of his party

The move is largely symbolic as Kim Jong Un has been the party’s top leader since the death of his father, Kim Jong Il.Elad Benari, 11/01/2021 04:25
Kim threatens to expand North Korea's nuclear arsenal

Kim threatens to expand North Korea's nuclear arsenal

North Korean leader threatens to expand his nuclear arsenal, but says he will not use nuclear weapons first unless threatened.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/01/2021 05:51
North Korea's Kim admits economic plan failed

North Korea's Kim admits economic plan failed

North Korean leader kicks off Workers' Party congress, acknowledges his five-year economic plan failed to meet its goals.Elad Benari, 06/01/2021 04:12
North Korean attempt to steal Covid-19 vaccine data foiled

North Korean attempt to steal Covid-19 vaccine data foiled

North Korean & Russian governments have allegedly made multiple attempts to hack into pharma companies' computers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/11/2020 11:19
The quadruple threat: North Korea, China, Pakistan and Iran

The quadruple threat: North Korea, China, Pakistan and Iran

North Korea renews cooperation with Iran on weapons development, with broader links to China and Pakistan. Op-ed.Dany Shoham, 02/11/2020 13:40
Watch: Kim Jong-un cries about Covid, displays new weapon

Watch: Kim Jong-un cries about Covid, displays new weapon

North Korean leader takes off glasses to wipe away tears as he speaks about international sanctions, the pandemic and natural disastersYoni Kempinski, 12/10/2020 14:50
Is North Korean leader in a coma?

Is North Korean leader in a coma?

Former South Korean official claims Kim Jong Un has fallen into a coma and ceded over some of his power to his younger sister.Ben Ariel, 24/08/2020 01:15
U.S. government report: N. Korea has 60 nuclear bombs, 5000 tons of chemical weapons

U.S. government report: N. Korea has 60 nuclear bombs, 5000 tons of chemical weapons

US attributes N. Korean weapons stockpiling to fear that foreign nations will try to impose regime change.Y Rabinovitz, 18/08/2020 21:55
Kim Jong Un orders pet dogs confiscated in North Korean capital

Kim Jong Un orders pet dogs confiscated in North Korean capital

Authorities identified households with pet dogs and are forcing them to give them up or forcefully confiscating them and putting them down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/08/2020 22:56
UN report: North Korea pressing on with its nuclear program

UN report: North Korea pressing on with its nuclear program

Reports by experts says North Korea is pressing on with nuclear weapons program and has “probably developed miniaturized nuclear devices”.Elad Benari, 04/08/2020 03:08
Kim: Our nuclear weapons guarantee our safety

Kim: Our nuclear weapons guarantee our safety

North Korean leader says there will be no more war as the country’s nuclear weapons guarantee its safety and future.Ben Ariel, 28/07/2020 05:37
North Korean city under lockdown following COVID-19 case

North Korean city under lockdown following COVID-19 case

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un places city of Kaesong under total lockdown after a person found with suspected COVID-19 symptoms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2020 05:50
North Korean leader's sister: Another summit will only benefit the US

North Korean leader's sister: Another summit will only benefit the US

Sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says another summit between her brother and US President may not happen this year.Elad Benari, 10/07/2020 06:02
North Korea: We have no intention of resuming talks with US

North Korea: We have no intention of resuming talks with US

Senior North Korean official dismisses comments by South Korean President that another summit between Kim and Trump is in the works.Elad Benari, 07/07/2020 02:02
North Korean leader suspends military action against South Korea

North Korean leader suspends military action against South Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un chairs meeting of Central Military Commission, decides to suspend military action plans against South Korea.Elad Benari, 24/06/2020 02:00
North Korea threatens to redeploy troops to border with South

North Korea threatens to redeploy troops to border with South

North Korea rejects South Korea’s offer to send special envoys, vows to redeploy troops to demilitarized border units.Ben Ariel, 17/06/2020 03:07
North Korea breaks off deal with South, threatens military action

North Korea breaks off deal with South, threatens military action

The North's newly-appointed highest ranking female official threatened to "annihilate" her southern neighbor, completely cutting of ties.Eitan Divinsky, 14/06/2020 16:45
North Korea: Washington remains a long-term threat

North Korea: Washington remains a long-term threat

North Korea says it sees no improvement in relations with the US, claims Trump only seeks to score political points.Elad Benari, 12/06/2020 02:06
North Korea cuts communication with South Korea

North Korea cuts communication with South Korea

North Korea announces it will cut military and political communication links to its neighbor South Korea.Elad Benari, 09/06/2020 01:11
North Korean leader appears at party meeting

North Korean leader appears at party meeting

Kim Jong Un stresses importance of "self-sufficient economy" in appearance at meeting of the politburo of the ruling Workers Party.Elad Benari, 08/06/2020 06:22
Kim discusses how to bolster nuclear capabilities

Kim discusses how to bolster nuclear capabilities

North Korean leader hosts military meeting to discuss new policies to bolster the country's nuclear capabilities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2020 05:03
Trump: Glad to see that Kim is well

Trump: Glad to see that Kim is well

US President responds to photos published of North Korean leader's first public appearance since mid-April.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/05/2020 05:10
North Korean leader makes first public appearance since mid-April

North Korean leader makes first public appearance since mid-April

North Korean leader attends opening of a fertilizer factory, according to state media.Elad Benari, Canada, 02/05/2020 00:40
Pompeo: We haven’t seen Kim

Pompeo: We haven’t seen Kim

Secretary of State says US is watching reports about the health of North Korean leader.Elad Benari, 30/04/2020 06:27
Officials: Kim could be hiding over fear of coronavirus

Officials: Kim could be hiding over fear of coronavirus

South Korean minister and US sources say that fear of coronavirus could be keeping North Korean leader out of public sight.Elad Benari, 29/04/2020 05:27
Could Kim have been injured during a missile launch?

Could Kim have been injured during a missile launch?

North Korean defector claims Kim Jong Un may have injured himself during a recent missile launch.Ben Ariel, 28/04/2020 06:03
Trump hints he knows what happened to North Korean leader

Trump hints he knows what happened to North Korean leader

"I do have a very good idea but I can't talk about it," says US President when asked about whereabouts of Kim Jong Un.Elad Benari, 28/04/2020 01:56
South Korean official: Kim is alive and well

South Korean official: Kim is alive and well

South Korean official dismisses speculation about the health of North Korea's leader.Elad Benari, 27/04/2020 04:07
Report: North Korea's Kim Jong Un in vegetative state

Report: North Korea's Kim Jong Un in vegetative state

Kim Jong Un, Supreme Leader of North Korea, is in a vegetative state after surgery went wrong, Japanese report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/04/2020 20:54
Trump wishes North Korean leader well

Trump wishes North Korean leader well

US President says he wishes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un well following speculation that he is in declining health.Elad Benari, 22/04/2020 02:14
Report: North Korean leader in grave danger following surgery

Report: North Korean leader in grave danger following surgery

US monitoring intelligence that Kim Jong Un is in grave danger after undergoing surgery.Elad Benari, 21/04/2020 05:31
Six Security Council members condemn North Korea's missile tests

Six Security Council members condemn North Korea's missile tests

European members of UN Security Council describe North Korea's recent missile tests as "provocative actions."Elad Benari, 01/04/2020 04:34
North Korea fires two missiles

North Korea fires two missiles

North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast and into the Sea of Japan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/03/2020 04:56
North Korea fires three projectiles

North Korea fires three projectiles

South Korea's military says North Korea fired three unidentified projectiles, provides no further details.Ben Ariel, 09/03/2020 01:41
US offers to help North Korea with coronavirus

US offers to help North Korea with coronavirus

State Department says US “deeply concerned” about possible impact of a coronavirus outbreak in North Korea.Ben Ariel, 14/02/2020 03:04
UN: North Korea enhanced nuclear and ballistic missile programs in breach of sanctions

UN: North Korea enhanced nuclear and ballistic missile programs in breach of sanctions

New UN report finds North Korea continued to enhance its nuclear and ballistic missile programs last year in breach of sanctions.Ben Ariel, 11/02/2020 04:35
North Korea abandons nuclear freeze pledge, blames US

North Korea abandons nuclear freeze pledge, blames US

North Korea says it is no longer bound by commitments to halt nuclear and missile testing after US failed to meet year-end deadline.Ben Ariel, 22/01/2020 03:29
US asks North Korea to resume stalled nuclear talks

US asks North Korea to resume stalled nuclear talks

White House national security adviser says Trump administration has reached out to the North Koreans to ask them to resume diplomacy.Elad Benari, 13/01/2020 05:17
North Korean official: Kim doesn't intend to restart talks

North Korean official: Kim doesn't intend to restart talks

Adviser for North Korean foreign ministry says leader won't restart talks with US despite birthday wishes from Trump.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/01/2020 04:45
Trump on war with Iran: I don't see that happening

Trump on war with Iran: I don't see that happening

US President says he doesn't believe a war with Iran is on the horizon.Elad Benari, 01/01/2020 04:54
Pompeo: I hope Kim chooses peace

Pompeo: I hope Kim chooses peace

US Secretary of State responds to North Korea's threats, says he hopes its leader will "take a different course".Elad Benari, 01/01/2020 02:00
Kim: US will 'suffer helplessly' if it maintains hostile approach

Kim: US will 'suffer helplessly' if it maintains hostile approach

North Korean leader warns the world will witness a "new strategic weapon" from his country in 2020, says US will suffer for its "hostility".Elad Benari, 31/12/2019 23:51