North Korea fires multiple suspected cruise missiles: Seoul

Seoul: North Korea on Tuesday (Apr 14) fired several suspected cruise missiles towards the sea, the South’s military said. The “multiple projectiles” fired from Munchon in the east of the country were believed to be “short-range cruise...

Kim Jong Un’s sister rises in North Korea hierarchy

SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s powerful younger sister has been reinstated to a key decision-making body, state media reported on Sunday (Apr 12), marking her rise in the isolated nation. Long one of her brother’s closest advisers, Kim Yo Jong...

North Korea calls for stricter anti-epidemic measures

SEOUL: North Korea called for more strict and thorough countermeasures to ensure the safety of its citizens from the fast spreading coronavirus pandemic at a political bureau meeting of the ruling party’s central committee, which was presided over by its leader...