US’ Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier, South Korean Warships Engage In New Drills Amid Rising Tensions With North Korea
US’ nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan along with South Korean warships launched a new round of naval drills on October 7. The drills are being carried out in Korean Peninsula. This has come a day after North Korea fired more ballistic missiles and flew warplanes in an escalation of tensions. We will continue to be ready to “respond to any provocations by North Korea,” said a South Korean statement.
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North Korea Aims To Boost Nuclear Arsenal, Launches 2 Missiles
North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles toward its eastern waters after the United States redeployed an aircraft carrier near the Korean Peninsula. The missiles launched on October 5, is in response to Pyongyang's previous launch of a nuclear-capable missile over Japan. The latest missile launches suggest North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is determined to continue with weapons tests, boosting his nuclear arsenal in defiance of… read-more
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Japan Asks Resident To Take Shelter As North Korean Missile Flies Over Tokyo
In wake of the unidentified ballistic missile fired by North Korea, Japan has asked its residents to take shelter. This has come after the missile flew over Tokyo. Japanese government asked the residents of northernmost main island of Hokkaido and the country’s northeastern prefecture of Aomori to stay inside the buildings. Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said that the missile flew over Tokyo and fell in the Pacific Ocean.
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North Korea Fires 2 Short-Ranged Ballistic Missiles Ahead Of Kamala Harris’ Visit To South Korea
North Korea has fired two short-ranged ballistic missiles ahead of US Vice President Kamala Harris’ visit to South Korea, on September 28. The news was confirmed by South Korea’s military and Japanese officials. According to South Korean military, the missiles were fired from the Sunan area in Pyongyang. Reportedly, the missiles flew “around 360 kms at the speed of Mach 6, at an altitude of 30 kms”.
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Pelosi's Taiwan Visit: North Korea Calls US Speaker Nancy Pelosi 'Worst Destroyer Of International Peace'
Following US House of Representatives' speaker Nancy Pelosi's controversial visit to Taiwan, North Korea has termed her "the worst destroyer of international peace and stability". North Korea further accused her for enraging China and inciting anti-North Korea sentiment. China claims ownership of Taiwan, and had warned against Pelosi visiting it. After her historical visit, China has initiated military excercise in the territorial waters of… read-more
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North Korea Announces Emergence Of New Contagious Illness In Midst Of COVID-19 Pandemic
North Korea declared the emergence of another contagious illness, in addition to the prevailing COVID-19 outbreak, on June 16. KCNA did not comment on the nature of the epidemic or how many individuals had been affected. The new epidemic's severity is unknown. Kim Jong Un, the North Korean leader, has offered his own medications to individuals infected with the new disease.
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North Korea Deploys 3 Ballistic Missiles Into East Sea
North Korea launched three ballistic missiles into the East Sea on May 25, one of which seemed to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). Military officials believe the missile fired is the North's newest Hwasong-17 ICBM. In retaliation to North Korea's missile test, South Korea and the United States launched Hyunmoo-II ballistic missile and an Army Tactical Missile System missile into the East Sea to demonstrate their swift strike… read-more
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North Korea Has About 17,400 New Covid-19 Cases, Total Number Is 520,000
According to the KCNA news agency report of May 14, North Korea has about 17,400 new Covid-19 cases of unidentified fever with 21 new fatalities. The total number of cases are 520,000. However Pyongyang is not officially recognizing the unidentified fever cases as those of Covid-19.
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North Korea Launches 3 Ballistic Missiles: Seoul's military
North Korea fired three ballistic missiles, stated Seoul's military on May 12. The launch marks the nuclear-armed country's 16th this year. It comes hours after Pyongyang confirmed the country's first-ever cases of Covid-19. The launch was also confirmed by Japan's defence ministry, and the country's coastguard issued a warning to sailors that "North Korea appears to have launched a missile."
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North Korea Reports 1st Omicron Variant Case, Announces 'Emergency'
North Korea reported country's first COVID 19 Omicron variant case on May 12. According to the KCNA, top officials and country's leader Kim Jong Un held a crisis politburo meeting to discuss regarding the Omicron outbreak and announced 'Maximum Emergency' virus control system. Areas of Pyongyang had been locked down for two days. Leader Kim Jong Un instructed all the officials to block every possibility of spreading virus.
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