North Korea

North Korea to skip Tokyo Olympics in 2021

North Korea will not take part in the Summer Olympics in Tokyo this year in order to protect its athletes from the coronavirus infection, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported. The decision was made at the March meeting of the …

North Korea fires two ground-based ballistic missiles

North Korea launched two ballistic missiles that fell outside Japan's exclusive economic zone on Thursday, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said. According to him, North Korea launched two ballistic missiles some time ago, …

North Korea buys Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine - report

North Korea has purchased Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine and Chinese diagnostic equipment, including thermographs, Japan’s Asahi newspaper reported on Tuesday. The price tag of the contract and the volume of the …