#NorthKorea

8 April.Washington D.C., DC, USA
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki was addressing a press briefing. (Photo Credit:AFP)

  • "We are disturbed by reports that Mr Navalny's health is worsening," Jen Psaki said
  • Psaki said US could consider "diplomacy" to end the standoff with North Korea
  • President Biden doesn't believe that the wall will address immigration challenges

New Delhi, Apr 6 (PTI) Star Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu's chances of winning a medal at the upcoming Olympics received a shot in the arm on Tuesday after North Korea announced it will not ...

6 April.Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto, left, watches Japanese actress Satomi Ishihara and Paralympian Aki Taguchi light the celebration cauldron on the first day of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic torch relay in Naraha, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan, Thu

  • North Korea's Olympics Committee said that decision was made to protect players
  • North Korea pulling out blew the final whistle on Seoul's hopes of using the Games to restart talks
  • North Korea was a key catalyst in the diplomatic rapprochement of 2018

6 April.Pyongyang, North Korea
Tokyo Olympics is scheduled to commence on July 21, 2021. (Photo Credit: /Pixabay)

  • The announcement, dated Monday, was carried by the Sports in the DPR Korea website
  • Pyongyang's announcement puts an end to Seoul's hopes of using the postponed Tokyo Games to start talks
  • North's participation in the last Winter Games was a key catalyst in the diplomatic rapprochement of 2018

3 April.Annapolis, MD, USA
Jake Sullivan is President Biden's national security advisor. (Photo Credit: AFP Photo)

  • Jake Sullivan held an in-person meeting with his counterparts from S.Korea and Japan
  • The nations promised "concerted trilateral cooperation towards denuclearization"
  • The security officials also discussed fights against COVID and climate change

2 April.Annapolis, MD, USA
Jake Sullivan is US President Joe Biden's National Security Advisor. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The meeting will happen at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland
  • Suh Hoon and Shigeru Kitamura will be representing South Korea and Japan
  • Tensions between US and North Korea have been mounting with the recent missile tests  

31 March.Seoul, South Korea
Blackpink's Jisoo will be starring the series alongside Jung Hae-in. (Photo credit: Instagram/sooyaa__)

  • 'Snowdrop' is scheduled to be released in the second half of 2021
  • Reportedly, many suspected that the plot centred around a North Korean spy and the South Korean pro-democracy movement
  • JTBC, however, claimed that the aforementioned was not the case

29 March
The Joe Biden administration is currently in the final stages of a review on its policy towards the country. (Photo credit: Representational image/Pixabay)

  • The missile launches last week had marked the first major provocation under the Joe Biden administration
  • North Korea noted on Monday that such launches were not rare anywhere else in world 
  • It further warned that a double standard from the UN would lead to 'aggravation' of matters in the Korean peninsula

27 March.Pyongyang, North Korea
North Korea has mounted its weapon stockpile under the rule of Kim Jong Un. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The statements were made by Ri Pyong Chol, who was responsible for the testing
  • Norrth Korea tested a "tactical guided system" on Thursday
  • "I think that the new US administration obviously took its first step wrong," Ri said in a statement

26 March.Pyongyang, North Korea
The weapons were called ballistic missiles by Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • The weapon could carry a payload of 2.5 tons as per reports
  • The launch was successful the two projectiles accurately hitting target
  • The UN Security Council has imposed multiple sanctions on Pyongyang