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North Korea scraps all economic cooperation with South Korea

Seoul, South Korea Reuters North Korea’s Supreme People’s Assembly has voted to scrap all agreements signed with South Korea on promoting economic cooperation, the North’s official KCNA news agency reported on Thursday, as the two Koreas’ relations continue to deteriorate sharply. The assembly, which takes formal steps to adopt policy dictated by the ruling Workers’ […]

North Korea’s Kim warns failure to provide food a “serious political issue”

Seoul, South Korea Reuters North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called for ways to be found to improve economic development after saying that a failure to provide people with basic living necessities including food is a “serious political issue”, state media reported on Thursday. Kim made the remarks while discussing regional development in a […]

North Korea tears down monument symbolising union with South – report

Seoul, South Korea Reuters North Korea has demolished a major monument in its capital that symbolised the goal of reconciliation with South Korea on the orders of leader Kim Jong Un, who last week called South Korea a “primary foe” and said unification was no longer possible. Satellite imagery of Pyongyang on Tuesday showed that […]

North Korea’s Kim calls for change in status of South, warns of war

Seoul, South Korea Reuters North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Monday called for a constitutional amendment to change the status of South Korea to a separate state and warned that while his country doesn’t seek war, it didn’t intend to avoid it, state media KCNA reported on Tuesday. Kim said it was his final […]