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    North Korea

    North Korea, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula, with Pyongyang the capital and the largest city in the country.

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    Kim congratulates Xi on COVID-19 containment
    International

    Kim congratulates Xi on COVID-19 containment

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has sent a congratulatory message to Chinese President Xi Jinping for successfully containing the novel coronavirus, Pyongyang's state media reported on Friday.In a "verbal message", Kim said that Xi "is seizing a chance of victory in the war against the unprecedented epidemic and strategically and tactically controlling the overall situation while leading the Chinese party and people", Efe news quoted Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) as saying in a report.

    Seoul says Kim Jong-un appears not to have undergone surgery
    International

    Seoul says Kim Jong-un appears not to have undergone surgery

    North Korea's Kim Jong-un appears not to have undergone surgery, a South Korean presidential official told Yonhap news agency on Sunday, flatly denying speculation over the leader's health.Despite media reports speculating on his illness, officials in Seoul have repeatedly said there are no unusual signs in North Korea and that Kim is believed to be staying in the country's eastern coastal town of Wonsan.

    Kim Jong-un is 'alive and well', says South Korea
    International

    Kim Jong-un is 'alive and well', says South Korea

    Amid widespread speculations over the health and absence of North Korea's Kim Jong-un, South Korea has yet again refuted reports of the 36-year-old leader's poor health, saying he is "alive and well."

    Kim Jong-un 'alive and well' or dead? Confusion persists
    International

    Kim Jong-un 'alive and well' or dead? Confusion persists

    The condition of secretive North Korea's Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un, after a long spell of non-appearance, remained unclear on Sunday, with a set of reports saying that he had passed away after heart trouble or was in an irreversible coma, while another said he was staying at his holiday resort.

    N.Korean media still mum on Kim Jong-un's whereabouts
    International

    N.Korean media still mum on Kim Jong-un's whereabouts

    North Korea's state media reported on leader Kim Jong-un expressing his "appreciation" for people working to build facilities in a northern border town on Sunday but continued to remain quiet about his public activities for two weeks amid growing rumours about his health.

    Kim's special train spotted in Wonsan amid rumors over his health: Report
    International

    Kim's special train spotted in Wonsan amid rumors over his health: Report

    A train presumed to belong to North Korean's Kim Jong-un has been spotted at a station in the state's eastern coastal town of Wonsan amid speculation about the leader's health, a US monitor said on Sunday, citing commercial satellite imagery on the region, Yonhap news agency reported.

    Kim Jong Un in 'vegetative state', China medical team to reach North Korea
    International

    Kim Jong Un in 'vegetative state', China medical team to reach North Korea

    North Korea's top leader Kim Jong-un is reportedly to be in a 'vegetative state' as his health appears could be more serious than initially believed, Japanese media reported.

    North Korea's Capital Pyongyang witness panic buying of food items - Reports
    International

    North Korea's Capital Pyongyang witness panic buying of food items - Reports

    Consumers in North Korea's capital have been aggressively seen buying food items causing some store shelves to empty. According ...

    North Korea’s Kim Jong Un in critical condition after surgery - Reports
    International

    North Korea’s Kim Jong Un in critical condition after surgery - Reports

    The US intelligence agencies are receiving information that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in grave danger after ...

    N.Korea fires missiles on eve of founder's b'day
    Politics

    N.Korea fires missiles on eve of founder's b'day

    North Korea fired what appeared to be cruise missiles off its east coast and air-to-ground missiles from fighter jets on Tuesday on the eve of Pyongyang founder's birthday, according to the South Korean military.

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