Kim Jong-un speaking to officials after making a round of the newly laid down submarine at an undisclosed location in North Korea. Photo: EPA-EFE/KCNA

North Korea launches two short-range missiles, South Korean military says, highlighting anger over military drills

  • North Korea recently issued a warning over US-South Korea military drills, which have been held for years but were scaled down to ease tensions
  • At their first summit in Singapore in June 2018 Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un adopted a vaguely worded statement on ‘complete denuclearisation’
Topic |   North Korea

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Kim Jong-un speaking to officials after making a round of the newly laid down submarine at an undisclosed location in North Korea. Photo: EPA-EFE/KCNA
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A North Korean flag seen atop a 160m tower in the North Korean village of Gijungdongseen. Photo: AP

15 Russians, two South Koreans detained after boat drifts into North Korean waters

  • The crew members were aboard a Russia-flagged fishing boat when it was detained by North Korea, Seoul officials said
  • South Korea said it was working with Russian authorities to secure the freedom of its citizens
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A North Korean flag seen atop a 160m tower in the North Korean village of Gijungdongseen. Photo: AP
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