Russia, North Korea to expand bilateral relations, says Putin
He says closer ties would be in both countries' interest.
North Korea slams UN chief's support for its denuclearisation
It says that 'complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation' is 'an infringement upon its sovereignty'.
North Korea lifts mask mandate, distancing rules after declaring Covid victory
The North's declaration on Covid comes despite no known vaccine programme.
North Korea declares victory over Covid, reveals Kim suffered fever
North Korea has never confirmed how many people caught Covid-19, apparently lacking testing supplies.
North Korea to convene parliament, anti-epidemic meeting amid zero Covid claim
The reclusive country has never confirmed how many people were infected with Covid-19.
North Korea marks end of first Covid wave, but risks persist
North Korea has never confirmed how many people have tested positive for Covid-19, but says around 4.77 million fever patients have fully recovered and 74 died since late April and has reported no new fever cases since July 30.
Pelosi vows support to denuclearise North Korea, plans to visit Korea border
Pelosi arrived in South Korea following a brief stop in Taiwan, and met US embassy officials in Seoul earlier before talks with speaker Kim Jin-pyo and other lawmakers.
North Korea says will 'never tolerate' US accusation of nuclear programme
North Korea has conducted missile tests at an unprecedented pace this year and international experts believe it is readying its seventh nuclear test, the first since 2017.
North Korea denounces US 'interference' over Pelosi's Taiwan visit
Pelosi has arrived in Taiwan on a trip she said shows an unwavering American commitment to the Chinese-claimed self-ruled island, but China condemned the visit as a threat to peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait.
North Korea reports no new fever cases for first time since Covid outbreak
Despite the zero-new-case claim, North Korea is likely to keep the strict social controls it has imposed in part using the pandemic as a pretext as long as the 'maximum emergency epidemic prevention system' is in place.
North Korea's Kim says country ready to mobilise nuclear war deterrent
North Korea is likely to face stronger sanctions including measures aimed at curbing its cyberattack capabilities if it goes ahead with the test, South Korea's foreign minister says.
North Korea holds mask-free veterans event after flagging near end of Covid crisis
Photos released by state media showed thousands of participants at the annual ceremony without masks, including senior ruling Workers' Party officials and elderly uniformed veterans.