Kim Jong-un

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Kamala Harris hits out at North Korea’s ‘provocative nuclear rhetoric’ on DMZ visit
Pyongyang fired ballistic missiles into the sea just hours before US vice-president arrived in Seoul

Justin McCurry in Tokyo and agencies

29, Sep, 2022 @9:27 AM

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Mystery over new woman in Kim Jong-un’s inner circle
Woman has been pictured at North Korean leader’s side in recent months, often carrying a handbag

Oliver Holmes

13, Sep, 2022 @4:35 PM

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Donetsk self-proclaimed leader pledges ‘bilateral cooperation’ with North Korea
Russian-backed self-appointed leader writes Kim Jong-un a letter, shortly after Vladimir Putin said Moscow and Pyongyang would expand relations

Samantha Lock, and Justin McCurry in Tokyo

17, Aug, 2022 @2:38 AM

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Kim Jong-un fell ‘seriously ill’ during North Korea Covid crisis, his sister says
Kim Yo-jong says regime leader had a ‘high fever’, a byword for coronavirus in the country, as it claims victory over the virus

Justin McCurry in Tokyo and agencies

11, Aug, 2022 @3:39 AM

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The Guardian view on nuclear warfare: dialogue or destruction | Editorial
Editorial: Britain’s national security adviser has thoughtful words about contacts with Russia and China. His bosses need to listen


28, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Corruption blights the developing world but the US and Europe are accomplices | Kenneth Mohammed
State capture is growing on every continent but only because the west helps to launder and hide money stolen by kleptocrats

Kenneth Mohammed

15, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Biden and South Korean president mull expanding joint military exercises
US president willing to meet Kim Jong-un, while Seoul says deployment of US ‘strategic assets’ was discussed

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

21, May, 2022 @10:18 AM

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Kim Jong-un calls North Korea’s response to Covid outbreak ‘inadequate’
Leader accuses officials of inertia as total number of people with reported fever symptoms reaches 1.72 million

Justin McCurry in Tokyo and agencies

17, May, 2022 @10:56 PM

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North Korea ‘in great turmoil’ over Covid death toll, says Kim Jong-un
Regime reports another 21 deaths as fresh outbreaks of coronavirus in South Africa and US concern health officials

Justin McCurry in Tokyo, Jason Burke in Cape Town

15, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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North Korea says six dead after admitting Covid outbreak for first time
Regime has said it is imposing ‘maximum emergency measures’ and 187,800 people are being ‘isolated and treated’ after showing signs of fever

Justin McCurry in Tokyo and agencies

13, May, 2022 @1:54 AM

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North Korea would ‘annihilate’ South if provoked, warns Kim Jong-un’s sister
Warning points to a rise in tensions on the peninsula after the North conducted its first intercontinental ballistic missile test in five years

Justin McCurry in Tokyo and agencies

05, Apr, 2022 @4:17 AM

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North Korea test fires possible ballistic missile in sea in eighth launch this year
After pausing launches during the Winter Olympics, North Korea has fired a possible ballistic missile, according to Japan’s coast guard

Staff and agencies

27, Feb, 2022 @4:11 AM

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