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April 2014 - North Korea Special Weapons News

  • Kim Jong Un Inspects Workers' Hostel of Pyongyang Textile Mill KCNA 30 Apr 2014 -- Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, looked round the newly built workers' hostel of Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang Textile Mill.
  • Kim Tok Hun Appointed as Vice-Premier KCNA 30 Apr 2014 -- Kim Tok Hun was appointed as vice-premier of the DPRK, according to a decree promulgated by the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK on Wednesday.
  • US President's Asian Tour Censured by FM Spokesman KCNA 29 Apr 2014 -- The spokesman for the Foreign Ministry of the DPRK issued the following statement on Tuesday:
  • Kanggye Power Station Marks 50th Anniversary of Field Guidance KCNA 29 Apr 2014 -- The officials, workers and technicians of the Kanggye Youth Power Station in Jagang Province marked the 50th anniversary of the field guidance given by President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il.
  • N Korea says nuclear test is still an option VoR 29 Apr 2014 -- North Korea said Tuesday it would strengthen its nuclear deterrent following President Barack Obama's 'dangerous' Asian tour, and would not rule out another atomic test, AFP reports.
  • Pyongyang Urges Washington to Stop Military Drills RIA Novosti 28 Apr 2014 -- North Korea has called on the United States to stop conducting military exercises near the Korean Peninsula and warned against crossing a "red line," North Korea's ambassador to Russia Kim Yong Jae told reporters in Novosibirsk Monday.
  • US must not step over 'red line' - N Korean ambassador to Russia VoR 28 Apr 2014 -- The US military maneuvers off the coast of Korea carry the threat of nuclear war, said North Korean Ambassador to Russia Kim Yong Jae. 'We demand that the US not hold such exercises near our border, as they carry a serious threat, the threat of nuclear war. But if they want to, let them hold them near their own coast and let them take their nuclear weapons from the Korean peninsula as soon as possible,' the North Korean ambassador told reporters in Novosibirsk on Monday.
  • Kim Jong Un Guides Enlarged Meeting of CMC of WPK KCNA 27 Apr 2014 -- An enlarged meeting of the Central Military Commission (CMC) of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) was held under the guidance of Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the WPK, chairman of the CMC of the WPK, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army (KPA).
  • Kim Jong Un Guides Shelling Drill KCNA 27 Apr 2014 -- Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army (KPA) Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, guided a shelling drill of a long-range artillery sub-unit tasked to hit major targets in the southwestern waters on the occasion of the 82nd anniversary of the heroic KPA.
  • Challengers to DPRK Will Never Be Pardoned: CPRK Spokesman KCNA 27 Apr 2014 -- The spokesman for the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea released a statement on Sunday assailing U.S. President Obama's tour of south Korea from April 25 to 26.
  • Kim Jong Un Guides Shelling Drill KCNA 26 Apr 2014 -- Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, guided a shelling drill of an artillery sub-unit under KPA Unit 681.
  • Kim Jong Il Military Postgraduate Institute Completed KCNA 26 Apr 2014 -- Kim Jong Il Military Postgraduate Institute where the statue of leader Kim Jong Il is standing was completed at Kim Il Sung Military University on the occasion of the 82nd anniversary of the Korean People's Army.
  • North Korea: We need capable army to beat US Iran Press TV 27 Apr 2014 -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says his country requires an army powerful enough to defeat the United States in any possible confrontation.
  • Kim Jong-Un urges to be ready for 'conflict' with US VoR 26 Apr 2014 -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has chided his soldiers, telling them to be ready for 'impending conflict with the United States,' Pyongyang media reported Saturday as satellites showed a nuclear test could be near.
  • KCNA Report on Putting American in Custody KCNA 25 Apr 2014 -- A relevant organ of the DPRK put in custody American Miller Matthew Todd, 24, on April 10 for his rash behavior in the course of going through formalities for entry into the DPRK to tour it.
  • Papers Mark Anniversary of KPA KCNA 25 Apr 2014 -- Today is the 82nd anniversary of the Korean People's Revolutionary Army founded by President Kim Il Sung.
  • S. Korea's Drone Case Is Replica of 'Cheonan Case': Rodong Sinmun KCNA 25 Apr 2014 -- It is an inveterate bad habit of the south Korean authorities to cook up a conspiratorial case and escalate confrontation with the DPRK by linking it to the DPRK whenever they are driven into the tight corner, says Rodong Sinmun Friday in an article.
  • Obama: Time for more sanctions against North Korea Iran Press TV 25 Apr 2014 -- US President Barack Obama has threatened North Korea with more sanctions, saying Pyongyang will get "nothing except further isolation" if it conducts another nuclear test.
  • Obama Warns N. Korea About Nuclear Test VOA 25 Apr 2014 -- President Barack Obama is in South Korea on the second leg of an Asian tour, where he gave a warning to North Korea against conducting a fourth nuclear test.
  • North Korea poses a threat to US, risks greater isolation – Obama VoR 25 Apr 2014 -- North Korea poses a direct threat to the United States, US President Barack Obama said after talks with his South Korean counterpart Park Geun Hye in Seoul where he is on a two-day official visit, the Yonhap news agency reports.
  • Kim Jong Un Guides Multiple-Rocket Launching Drill KCNA 24 Apr 2014 -- Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army (KPA) Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, guided the multiple-rocket launching drill of women's sub-units under KPA Unit 851.
  • National Meeting Marks Anniversary of KPA Founding KCNA 24 Apr 2014 -- A national meeting was held at the People's Palace of Culture on Thursday to celebrate the 82nd anniversary of the founding of the Korean People's Army.
  • KPA Turns to Be Invincible Army KCNA 24 Apr 2014 -- Greeting the anniversary of the Korean People's Army (KPA), the DPRK people are recalling the feats performed by the great Generalissimos Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il and Marshal Kim Jong Un in building up invincible armed forces
  • N Korea seals nuclear test tunnel - Seoul official VoR 24 Apr 2014 -- North Korea has apparently sealed a tunnel at its nuclear test site, a government official said Thursday ahead of US President Barack Obama's arrival in Seoul for a two-day visit.
  • 'Little Evidence' of N. Korea Nuclear Test During Obama Visit VOA 23 Apr 2014 -- A U.S. research group says there is 'little evidence' North Korea will conduct a nuclear test during President Barack Obama's upcoming visit to Seoul.
  • Kim Jong Un Guides Flight Training of Unit of KPA Air and Anti-Air Force KCNA 22 Apr 2014 -- Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army (KPA) Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, guided a flight training of KPA Air and Anti-Air Force Unit 188 honored with the title of O Jung Hup-led Seventh Regiment on Monday.
  • Kim Jong Un Visits January 8 Fishery Station of KPA KCNA 22 Apr 2014 -- Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army (KPA) Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, visited the January 8 Fishery Station of the KPA near its commissioning.
  • US urges N Korea to refrain from new nuclear test VoR 22 Apr 2014 -- The United States said on Tuesday it was closely monitoring the situation on the Korean peninsula following reports that North Korea may be planning another nuclear test and it urged Pyongyang not to take any step that would threaten regional peace, Reuters reports.
  • S Korea warns North against conducting nuclear test Iran Press TV 22 Apr 2014 -- South Korea's Foreign Minister Yun Byung Se has strongly warned the North Korean government against conducting a new nuclear test.
  • South Korea says North may be close to nuclear test VoR 22 Apr 2014 -- North Korea could well be preparing to carry out its fourth nuclear test, South Korea's Defense Ministry said Tuesday, citing a significant step up in activity at the North's main test site.
  • Spokesman for DPRK FM Lays Bare Reactionary, Dangerous Nature of Obama's Asian Junket KCNA 21 Apr 2014 -- The spokesman for the DPRK Foreign Ministry issued the following statement on Monday:
  • Kim Jong Un Visits Songdowon International Children's Camp KCNA 21 Apr 2014 -- Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, visited the Songdowon International Children's Camp where its remodeling project is near completion.
  • South Korea: North Believed to be Preparing for 4th Nuclear Test VOA 21 Apr 2014 -- Speculation is growing that North Korea is planning to conduct an underground nuclear test to coincide with President Obama's visit to the peninsula this week.
  • Kim Jong Un Guides First Meeting of Airpersons of KPA KCNA 20 Apr 2014 -- The first meeting of airpersons of the Korean People's Army (KPA) was held with splendor here on April 15.
  • Kim Jong Un Enjoys Performance Given by Moranbong Band KCNA 20 Apr 2014 -- Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, together with Ri Sol Ju enjoyed a performance given by the Moranbong Band on April 16 to congratulate the participants in the first meeting of airpersons of the KPA.
  • Kim Jong Un Has Photo Session with Participants in First Meeting of Airpersons of KPA KCNA 20 Apr 2014 -- Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, had a photo session with the participants in the first meeting of airpersons of the KPA on April 17.
  • Rodong Sinmun Slams U.S. and S. Korea for Escalating Tensions and Bedeviling Inter-Korean Relations KCNA 20 Apr 2014 -- The Foal Eagle joint military drill, an ill-famed nuclear test war against the DPRK, was staged in south Korea for more than 40 days until April 18.
  • North Korea slams UNSC meeting on sanctions Iran Press TV 19 Apr 2014 -- North Korea has slammed an informal meeting of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) aimed at urging the body to impose further sanctions on Pyongyang officials, a report says.
  • North Korea rejects informal UNSC conclusions on human rights situation VoR 19 Apr 2014 -- The North Korean Foreign Ministry has rejected conclusions by an informal meeting of the UN Security Council on human rights in North Korea, as well as a resolution on the issue that's been adopted by the European Parliament.
  • Spokesman for DPRK Foreign Ministry Blasts Anti-DPRK Human Rights Racket of U.S. and Its Allies KCNA 18 Apr 2014 -- A spokesman for the DPRK Ministry of Foreign Affairs gave the following answer to the question raised by KCNA on Friday in connection with the fact that the anti-DPRK human rights racket of the U.S. and its allied forces has reached an extremely reckless phase:
  • Uganda thanks N Korea for military training Iran Press TV 18 Apr 2014 -- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has expressed gratitude to North Korea for providing training for the African nation's police and special forces, rejecting critics of the security pact.
  • North Korea test-fires two short-range missiles Iran Press TV 18 Apr 2014 -- Seoul says Pyongyang has fired two additional short-range missiles into the sea amid an ongoing joint drill by South Korea and the United States.
  • N Korea marks Kim Il-Sung birthday with loyalty pledge VoR 15 Apr 2014 -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un paid respects to his grandfather Kim Il-Sung on April 15 as the country marked the birthday of its late founder with renewed calls for loyalty to the ruling Kim dynasty, reports AFP.
  • Kim Jong Un Visits Kumsusan Palace of Sun on Occasion of Day of Sun KCNA 15 Apr 2014 -- Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun at 00:00, Tuesday, birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung (Day of the Sun).
  • CPRK Secretariat Blasts Smear Campaign of S. Korean Regime against DPRK KCNA 14 Apr 2014 -- The Secretariat of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea (CPRK) Sunday released an open statement denouncing the south Korean regime for driving the inter-Korean relations into a catastrophe through a malignant smear campaign against the DPRK in violation of the agreement between the north and the south.
  • Inspection Group of NDC of DPRK Opens to Public Truth about Drone Case Touted by S. Korean Authorities KCNA 14 Apr 2014 -- The inspection group of the National Defence Commission (NDC) of the DPRK on Monday opened to public the truth about the drone case touted by the south Korean authorities, terming the fiction about the 'drones sent by the north' a replica of the Cheonan warship sinking case from A to Z.
  • National Meeting Marks Birth Anniversary of Kim Il Sung KCNA 14 Apr 2014 -- A national meeting took place at the Pyongyang Indoor Stadium Monday to celebrate the 102nd birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung.
  • Kim Jong Un's Ideological, Theoretical Exploits Praised KCNA 14 Apr 2014 -- Supreme leader Kim Jong Un has conducted ideological and theoretical activities to carry forward and put the Juche-based idea of party building and cause on a new higher stage, bringing about a landmark occasion in developing the Korean revolution.
  • Kim Il Sung, Ever-Victorious Brilliant Commander KCNA 14 Apr 2014 -- Twenty-two years has passed since the title of the DPRK Generalissimo was conferred on President Kim Il Sung on April 13.
  • Kim Il Sung's Life Dedicated to People's Happiness KCNA 14 Apr 2014 -- With the approach of the Day of the Sun (April 15), the birthday of President Kim Il Sung, the servicepersons and civilians in the DPRK are now recalling his whole life devoted to the people's wellbeing.
  • KPA Service Personnel Meet at Kumsusan Palace of Sun KCNA 13 Apr 2014 -- Officers and men of the Army, Navy, Air and Anti-Air Forces of the Korean People's Army held a ceremony at the plaza of the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun on Sunday to pay high tribute to Generalissimos Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il and take an oath to be loyal to Supreme Commander Kim Jong Un on the occasion of the Day of the Sun.
  • N Korea can strike US with nuclear electromagnetic pulse: Report Iran Press TV 13 Apr 2014 -- A recent US government report says North Korea could deliver on its threats to attack the United States with a nuclear electromagnetic pulse.
  • NDC Spokesman Blasts Park Geun Hye's 'Dresden Declaration' KCNA 12 Apr 2014 -- During her German junket Park Geun Hye made public in Dresden a 'three-point proposal to the north' which consists of 'solution to humanitarian issues', 'establishment of the foundation for improving people's livelihood for the common prosperity' and 'recovery of homogeneity' and so on which were nothing but a medley.
  • DPRK Delegate Declares Its Stand on U.S. Nuclear Threat and Blackmail against It KCNA 12 Apr 2014 -- The U.S., that made and used nuclear weapons for the first time in the world and has stockpiled the nukes more than any other country in the world, is putting spurs to the modernization of nukes, obsessed with the anachronistic daydream, said the DPRK delegate, speaking at an annual meeting of the United Nations Disarmament Commission on April 7.
  • Book 'Among the People' Vol. 103 Published KCNA 12 Apr 2014 -- 'Among the People' Vol. 103, a book of reminiscences, was brought out in the DPRK.
  • Better situation in Northeastern Asia to help develop Russian-N Korean ties - Moscow VoR 12 Apr 2014 -- The development of Russian-North Korean cooperation in various spheres depends on the revitalization of situation in Northeastern Asia, director of the Russian Foreign Ministry's First Asian Department Andrei Kulik said.
  • N Korea blasts S Korean reunification offer as 'psychopath's daydream' VoR 12 Apr 2014 -- North Korea on Saturday blasted South Korean President Park Geun-Hye's proposal on laying the groundwork for reunification through economic exchanges and humanitarian aid as the 'daydream of a psychopath'. The blistering attack from the North's powerful National Defence Commission (NDC) was the first official reaction from Pyongyang to a proposal Park made in a speech last month in Dresden in the former East Germany.
  • Policy Department of NDC Warns U.S. Not to Find Fault with Military Measures of DPRK KCNA 11 Apr 2014 -- The south Korean puppet forces conducted a 500 km range ballistic missile test-fire in secrecy on March 23 and made it public later.
  • Kim Jong Un Has Photo Session with Deputies to SPA of DPRK KCNA 11 Apr 2014 -- Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, had a photo session with the deputies to the 13th Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK before the statues of President Kim Il Sung and General Secretary Kim Jong Il on Mansu Hill on Thursday.
  • Kim Jong Un Sends Educational Aid Fund and Stipends to Children of Koreans in Japan KCNA 11 Apr 2014 -- Supreme leader Kim Jong Un sent educational aid fund and stipends amounting to 207.8 million yen to the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan for the democratic national education of children of Koreans in Japan on the occasion of the 102nd birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung.
  • Spokesman for DPRK Foreign Ministry Blasts U.S. Secretary of Defense's Reckless Remarks KCNA 11 Apr 2014 -- A spokesman for the DPRK Ministry of Foreign Affairs gave the following answer to the question raised by KCNA on Friday as regards the reckless remarks made by the U.S. secretary of Defense against the DPRK under the pretext of arms buildup in the Asia-Pacific region:
  • South Korea: Evidence of Drones Points to North Korea VOA 11 Apr 2014 -- A South Korean investigation has pointed to North Korea as the likely culprit behind unmanned spy drones that recently violated its airspace. Analysts say the drones are a concern but do not pose as big a security threat as North Korea's nuclear program, which Pyongyang vowed to step up with a "new form" of test.
  • Drones were from N Korea - S Korea VoR 11 Apr 2014 -- South Korea's defence ministry said Friday it was convinced that three crashed drones recovered in recent weeks were of North Korean origin. Wreckage of the rudimentary drones was found in three different places, including Baengnyeong island near the rivals' disputed sea border.
  • Pyongyangites Meet to Congratulate Kim Jong Un KCNA 10 Apr 2014 -- A Pyongyang city rally took place with splendor at Kim Il Sung Square Thursday to congratulate supreme leader Kim Jong Un on his reelection as first chairman of the National Defence Commission (NDC) of the DPRK.
  • Kim Jong Un Elected First Chairman of NDC of DPRK KCNA 09 Apr 2014 -- Supreme leader Kim Jong Un was elected first chairman of the National Defence Commission (NDC) of the DPRK at the 1st Session of the 13th Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK held on Wednesday.
  • 1st Session of 13th SPA of DPRK Held KCNA 09 Apr 2014 -- The 1st Session of the 13th Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK was held at the Mansudae Assembly Hall on Wednesday.
  • DPRK National Defence Commission Elected at SPA Session KCNA 09 Apr 2014 -- The following National Defence Commission was elected at the First Session of the 13th Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK:
  • Presidium of Supreme People's Assembly of DPRK Elected KCNA 09 Apr 2014 -- The following Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK was elected at the First Session of the 13th Supreme People's Assembly:
  • Members of DPRK Cabinet Appointed KCNA 09 Apr 2014 -- The following members of the DPRK Cabinet were appointed at the First Session of the 13th Supreme People's Assembly of DPRK:
  • Meeting of Political Bureau of C.C., WPK Held under Guidance of Kim Jong Un KCNA 08 Apr 2014 -- A meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea was held under the guidance of Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, on April 8.
  • National Meeting Marks 21st Anniversary of Kim Jong Il's Election as Chairman of NDC of DPRK KCNA 08 Apr 2014 -- A national meeting took place here on Tuesday to celebrate the 21st anniversary of the election of General Secretary Kim Jong Il as chairman of the National Defence Commission (NDC) of the DPRK.
  • Hall of Wax Replica of Kim Jong Il Opens KCNA 08 Apr 2014 -- A hall of wax replica of General Secretary Kim Jong Il was opened at the International Friendship Exhibition House in the DPRK.
  • Kim Jong Un orders to burn to death with flamethrower senior N Korean official - reports VoR 09 Apr 2014 -- A high-ranking North Korean official has been burnt to death with a flamethrower on leader Kim Jong Un's orders. O Sang Hon, Deputy Minister of Public Security, was executed after being officially proclaimed an 'enemy of the state' for his close ties with Kim's uncle Jang Song Taek.
  • Kim Jong Un Watches Women's Football Match between Kalmaegi and Jebi Teams KCNA 07 Apr 2014 -- Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, watched a women's football match between the Kalmaegi team and the Jebi team together with service personnel of the KPA.
  • S Korean president calls for tighter vigilance against North VoR 07 Apr 2014 -- South Korean President Park Geun-Hye called Monday for tighter vigilance against North Korea, days after its leader Kim Jong-Un warned of a "very grave situation" on the peninsula. At a meeting with top aides, Park noted North Korea had recently threatened a fresh nuclear test, test-fired missiles and lobbed artillery shells across the sea border. Three drones suspected to have flown from the North to scout South Korea's military facilities were also found in the South over the past month.
  • North Korea slams missile test by South Iran Press TV 07 Apr 2014 -- North Korea has condemned a recent test-firing of a ballistic missile by South Korea, calling it a "grave provocation."
  • Kim Jong Un Watches Men's Football Match between Kalmaegi and Jebi Teams KCNA 06 Apr 2014 -- Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, watched a men's football match between the Kalmagi team and the Jebi team together with service personnel of the KPA.
  • Rodong Sinmun on Greatness of Kim Jong Un's Leadership KCNA 06 Apr 2014 -- Rodong Sinmun Sunday carries an article to mark the 2nd anniversary of the publication of supreme leader Kim Jong Un's work 'Let Us Brilliantly Accomplish the Revolutionary Cause of Juche, Holding Kim Jong Il in High Esteem as the Eternal General Secretary of Our Party'.
  • N Korea calls South's missile test 'farce' VoR 06 Apr 2014 -- North Korea has slammed the South's recent ballistic missile test, calling it a 'farce' aimed at showing off Seoul's military strength in the face of threats from Pyongyang. Seoul said Friday it had successfully test-fired a new ballistic missile capable of carrying a one-ton payload up to 500 kilometers, suggesting it could hit any part of the North. The launch was carried out on March 23, just three days before the North test-fired two medium-range ballistic missiles capable of striking Japan.
  • S Korea finds third suspected N Korean drone - Yonhap VoR 06 Apr 2014 -- South Korea found the third suspected North Korean drone on a mountain on the east coast, officials said Sunday, in what could be the latest in a series of border incursions by North Korea's unmanned spy aircraft. A suspected North Korean drone is the third such discovery in South Korea in less than a month.
  • Purpose of S. Korea's Delayed Opening to Public of Missile Test-fire Laid Bare KCNA 05 Apr 2014 -- The south Korean puppet forces conducted a ballistic missile test-fire in secrecy at the Anhung firing range in Thaean, South Chungchong Province on Mar. 23 and opened it to public more than ten days later.
  • Japan ready to shoot down North Korean missiles Iran Press TV 05 Apr 2014 -- Japan has ordered a warship in the Sea of Japan to shoot down any ballistic missiles that may be launched by North Korea in the coming weeks, official sources say.
  • Japan orders to shoot down any new N Korea ballistic missile launches VoR 05 Apr 2014 -- Japan has ordered a destroyer in the Sea of Japan to strike any ballistic missiles that may be launched by North Koreain the coming weeks after Pyongyang fired a Rodong medium-range missile over the sea, a government source said on Saturday.
  • N Korea draws 'red line' against US ambition for 'regime change' in Pyongyang VoR 05 Apr 2014 -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea is blaming the United States for heightening tensions on the Korean Peninsula. North Korea said it was drawing a 'red line,' warning Washington not to cross it in its bid for 'regime change' in Pyongyang.
  • Pak Pong Ju Makes Field Survey of Construction of Power Stations on Chongchon River KCNA 04 Apr 2014 -- DPRK Premier Pak Pong Ju made a field survey of the construction of the power stations in tiers on the Chongchon River.
  • KPA Commanding Officers Make Study Tour of Revolutionary Battle Sites in Area of Mt. Paektu KCNA 03 Apr 2014 -- Commanding officers of the combined units of the Korean People's Army (KPA) made a study tour of the revolutionary battle sites in the area of Mt. Paektu from Mar. 23 to April 1.
  • Former North Korean intelligence officer unveils Kim Jong-il assassination attempts VoR 03 Apr 2014 -- A former North Korean intelligence officer who defected to the West has given an extraordinary account of the paranoia and turmoil within the secretive regime. The official described how assassination attempts on Kim Jong-il, the country's leader until three years ago, drove the country's feared internal security apparatus to take elaborate measures against suspected plots, real or imagined - including an attempt by a rogue army unit to launch missiles against Pyongyang, Telegraph reports.
  • Kim Jong Un Inspires Commanding Officers of KPA Combined Units KCNA 02 Apr 2014 -- Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, met the commanding officers of the combined units of the KPA and inspired them on the spot on April 1 after being told that they had successfully completed their study tour of the revolutionary battle sites in the area of Mt. Paektu.
  • Kim Jong Un Enjoys Performance Given by Moranbong Band KCNA 02 Apr 2014 -- Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, enjoyed together with service personnel of the KPA a performance given by the Moranbong Band before its performance tour of Ryanggang Province.
  • U.S. Commander Outlines Posture to Counter North Korean Threats AFPS 02 Apr 2014 -- Readiness is critical to thwarting North Korea’s effort to develop nuclear arms and long-range missiles, the commander of U.S. forces in Korea told the House Armed Services Committee here today.
  • N Korea: Kim Jong-un set to execute 200 high-ranking officials VoR 02 Apr 2014 -- 200 high-ranking officials loyal to Kim Jong-un's executed uncle, Jang Sung-taek, Chairman of the State Committee of Defense, will be sentenced to death, South Korean newspaper The Chosun Ilbo reports.
  • Enlarged Plenary Meeting of C. C., Kim Il Sung Socialist Youth League Held KCNA 01 Apr 2014 -- The 53rd enlarged plenary meeting of the C.C., the Kim Il Sung Socialist Youth League took place here Tuesday.
  • Koreas resume exchange of fire along maritime border Iran Press TV 01 Apr 2014 -- North and South Korean soldiers have resumed an exchange of fire after a lull along their disputed Yellow Sea maritime border.
  • Unidentified Drone Found on South Korean Island VOA 01 Apr 2014 -- An unidentified drone has crashed on a South Korean island, near the disputed maritime border with North Korea - one day after the two sides exchanged artillery fire into the sea.



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