State media say Kim made the comments during a two-day session of the North’s rubber-stamp parliament which amended the constitution to include his policy of expanding the country’s military nuclear program.
A U.S. Army private and Racine native who ran across the North Korean border is back in U.S. custody.
Although Pvt. Travis King's expulsion by North Korea resolves a still-mysterious episode, it almost certainly does not end his troubles. King had been declared AWOL by the U.S. government.
On Tuesday, South Korea rolled tanks, artillery systems, drones and powerful ballistic missiles capable of hitting all of North Korea past Seoul streets.
The North Korean leader has been pushing hard to expand his nuclear arsenal and introduce a slew of new weapons systems.
North Korea has offered its first official confirmation that it detained a U.S. soldier who bolted into its country in July.
The North Korean leader reportedly visited munitions factories last week and said North Korea must have “an overwhelming military force" and be fully prepared for any war.
North Korea has remained publicly silent about Pvt. Travis King, who crossed the border, while he was supposed to be heading to Fort Bliss, Texas, after his release from prison in South Korea on an assault conviction.
Pvt. Travis King was supposed to be on his way to Fort Bliss, Texas, this week after finishing a prison sentence in South Korea for assault.
Pvt. 2nd Class Travis King bolted into North Korea while on a tour of the Demilitarized Zone on Tuesday after he was supposed to leave the country and travel to a base in the U.S.
Family reunions are a highly emotional humanitarian issue: they involve people in their 80s and older who are desperate to see their long-lost relatives before they die.
Activists for years have flown balloons across the border to distribute propaganda leaflets critical of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
South Korea's military says North Korea’s latest weapons launch apparently ended in failure.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has warned that his country will “fully mobilize” its nuclear force if threatened as he took center stage at a military parade in which the country unveiled what appeared to be a new intercontinental ballistic missile and other additions to its growing weapons arsenal.
SEOUL, South Korea — North and South Korean troops exchanged fire along their tense border on Sunday, the South’s military said, the first such incident since the rivals took unprecedented steps to lower front-line animosities in late 2018.Violent confrontations have occasionally occurred along the border, the world’s most heavily fortified.
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean state media says leader Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance in 20 days amid rumors about his health.The Korean Central News Agency said Saturday that he attended a ceremony marking the completion of a fertilizer factory in Suncheon, near the capital of Pyongyang, with other senior officials, including his sister, Kim Yo Jong.Photos from the ceremony weren’t immediately released.Kim Jong Un had been last seen during a ruling party meeting on April 11 to discuss coronavirus prevention.
FOX NEWS -- Kim Jong Un’s health appears could be more serious than initially believed, according to reports.Reports emerged earlier this week that Kim was gravely ill following heart surgery, although that has since been disputed.
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea says it conducted its third test-firing of a new super-large multiple rocket launcher that it says expands its ability to destroy enemy targets in surprise attacks, as it continues to expand its military capabilities amid a standstill in nuclear negotiations with Washington.Experts say the North could continue to ramp up weapons demonstrations ahead of an end-of-year deadline set by leader Kim Jong Un for the Trump administration to offer mutually acceptable terms to salvage a fragile diplomacy strained by disagreements over exchanging sanctions relief and disarmament steps.Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency described the tests in a report Friday after the South Korean and Japanese militaries said they detected two North Korean projectiles being fired into the sea on Thursday.
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Thursday it has carried out its first underwater-launched ballistic missile test in three years, in an apparent bid to dial up pressure on the United States ahead of a weekend resumption of their nuclear diplomacy.Wednesday’s test of the Pukguksong-3 missile, which North Korea describes as a type of missile capable of being launched from a submarine, is seen as the North’s most high-profile weapons launch since it began diplomacy with the United States early last year.
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea launched two projectiles toward the sea on Tuesday, South Korea's military said, hours after the North offered to resume nuclear diplomacy with the United States but warned its dealings with Washington may end without new U.S. proposals.The launches and demand for new proposals were apparently aimed at pressuring the United States to make concessions when the North Korea-U.S. talks restart.