April 13, 2021

North Korea has not stopped nuclear activities, UN Watchdog Agency says

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From WN North Korea’s nuclear activities have not stopped over the past, and it continues to develop its nuclear program, the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog said in a new report, ABC News reports. The “continuation and further development” of the program are “cause for grave concern,” the International Atomic Energy Agency said in its report, […]

NKorea warns US of ‘Nuclear Hammer’ after Pompeo hits at regime change

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By Greg Richter From Newsmax A North Korean official on Tuesday warned the country might just strike the United States with a “nuclear hammer” after CIA Director Mike Pompeo hinted the U.S. might support “regime change” in the isolated nation. “Although his reckless remarks are just balderdash of a guy who has become so angrily […]

North Korea says detains another American citizen, KCNA reports

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From Newsmax North Korea said on Sunday it has detained another American citizen for suspicion of acts against the state, which if confirmed would make him the fourth U.S. citizen to be held by the isolated country amid diplomatic tensions. Kim Hak Song, who was detained on May 6, worked for the Pyongyang University of […]

North Korea closes only communications link with U.S.

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From wn North Korea said Monday it has decided to close its only direct diplomatic link with Washington, CNN reports. The move was made days after the United States slapped sanctions on the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, and other officials over human rights abuses. Pyongyang and Washington do not have formal diplomatic relations, but […]

North Korea denies hacking Sony but calls the breach a ‘righteous deed’

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By Anna Fifield From Washington Post TOKYO — North Korea has denied hacking Sony Pictures’ computer systems in retaliation for its movie “The Interview,” which revolves around a plot to assassinate North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un. But the secretive state has called the crippling cyberattack a “righteous deed” and has suggested that its “supporters […]