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Digitally blurred screens at the Pyongyang General Control Center of the Korean National Aerospace Technology Directorate are seen on Nov. 22, a day after the launch of a rocket carrying a military reconnaissance satellite, in Pyongyang.
Dec 3, 2023
North Korea spy satellite operator to report findings to military
Pyongyang said that the newly formed reconnaissance satellite operation office had begun its mission on Saturday.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his daughter observe an air festival during a visit with the 1st Air Force Division Flying Regiment of the Korean People's Army to commemorate Air Day, at an unknown location on Thursday.
Dec 2, 2023
North Korea says interference in its satellites would be declaration of war
Pyongyang would respond to any U.S. interference in space by eliminating the viability of U.S. spy satellites, state-run media said.
A screen grab from a video taken by SpaceX shows the Falcon 9 rocket minutes before it launched a South Korean spy satellite on Friday at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
Dec 2, 2023
SpaceX launches South Korean spy satellite from California
The launch comes shortly after North Korea's successful launch of its own spy satellite.
The launch of a rocket carrying a spy satellite, as claimed by the North Korean government, in a location given as North Gyeongsang Province, North Korea, in this handout picture obtained on Nov. 21.
Dec 1, 2023
U.S., Japan and South Korea hit North with sanctions over satellite
The move comes after North Korea successfully launched its first reconnaissance satellite, designed to monitor U.S. and South Korean military movements.
Kim Yo Jong, the powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, said the U.S. showed "extreme double standards" at this week's meeting of the U.N. Security Council over North Korea's recent launch of its first spy satellite.
Nov 30, 2023
North Korea says it will not negotiate sovereignty with U.S.
North Korea criticized the United States as "double-faced" for offering talks while ramping up military activities in the region.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un chats with senior officials during a banquet to celebrate the launch of a reconnaissance satellite, at the Mulan Pavilion in Pyongyang, in this image released Friday.
Nov 28, 2023
North Korea says satellite took photos of White House and Pentagon
The assertions by the nuclear-armed country were the latest about its new spy satellite's capabilities — though it has yet to release any images.
North Korean soldiers rebuild a guard post on the North side of the Demilitarized zone dividing the two Koreas in this undated handout photo released Monday.
Nov 27, 2023
North Korea vows more satellites and beefs up military on border
The warning came as the North's troops were reported to be restoring some demolished guard posts on the border with South Korea.
Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa, South Korean Foreign Minister Park Jin (center) and Chinese top diplomat Wang Yi pose for a photo ahead of trilateral talks in Busan, South Korea, on Sunday.
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 26, 2023
Japan, South Korea and China seek leaders' summit at 'earliest' time
The talks were seen as a steppingstone toward reviving the three-way summit, but progress on hammering out a specific date appeared elusive.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the control center of the National Aerospace Technology Administration in Pyongyang to inspect the operational readiness of a new military spy satellite and view photographs in this image released Saturday.
Nov 25, 2023
North Korea's Kim views satellite photos of South Korea and Hawaii
Pyongyang claimed the images showed “major target areas,” including Seoul and cities home to U.S. military bases in South Korea.
Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa speaks during a news conference after a Group of Seven foreign ministers meeting in Tokyo on Nov. 8.
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 25, 2023
Japan, South Korea and U.S. envoys seek united front on North Korea
The three countries' top diplomats strongly condemned North Korea’s launch of a military spy satellite and vowed to boost trilateral security cooperation.
Defense Minister Minoru Kihara speaks to reporters in Tokyo on Friday.
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 24, 2023
Japan says North Korean ‘object’ orbiting Earth after launch
"We need to continue to carefully analyze the details, including whether the satellite is orbiting the Earth as intended," the defense minister said.
Pedestrians walk past a screen displaying North Korean leader Kim Jong Un celebrating after the launch of a military reconnaissance satellite, in Tokyo's Akihabara district on Wednesday.
Nov 23, 2023
North Korea ends 2018 military accord with South after launch
Pyongyang said its first military spy satellite is in orbit, with the rocket passing over the Japanese archipelago late Tuesday.
A North Korean rocket carrying a military spy satellite is launched in this undated photo released Wednesday.
Nov 22, 2023
North Korea calls spy satellite launch a success, but questions linger
A rocket carrying the payload passed over the Japanese archipelago late Tuesday, but Tokyo said it had not confirmed the veracity of Pyongyang's claims.
A redacted online resume of a North Korean IT worker is shown in this screenshot obtained on Monday.
ASIA PACIFIC / Social Issues
Nov 21, 2023
North Koreans use fake names to land remote IT work for cash
Landing a job outside North Korea to secretly earn hard currency for the country demands highly-developed strategies to convince Western firms.
A man walks past a TV broadcasting a news report on North Korea firing a space rocket, at the main railway station in Seoul in August.
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 21, 2023
North Korea says it could launch satellite as early as Wednesday
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s office said it had "strongly demanded" that North Korea halt preparations for the launch.
A television screen showing news footage of a North Korean missile test, in Seoul, on Sept. 13.
Nov 20, 2023
South Korea warns North's Kim to halt imminent satellite launch
Seoul told Pyongyang "to immediately stop” preparations for another launch after two previous efforts failed.
Eom Dong-hwan, South Korea's minister for its defense acquisition program and administration, speaks at a ceremony marking Poland's receiving of its first delivery of South Korean K2 Black Panther tanks and K9 self-propelled howitzers in Gdynia, Poland, in December 2022.
Nov 19, 2023
South Korea’s defense ambitions can be met by tech
Decades of facing down North Korea has forced Seoul to slowly build its own arms-producing capabilities instead of relying heavily on the U.S.
Hwasong-17 intercontinental ballistic missiles take part in a nighttime military parade to mark the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Korean People's Revolutionary Army in Pyongyang in this undated photo released in April 2022.
Nov 19, 2023
North Korea marks missile holiday with silence as Kim absent 29 days
Missile Industry Day was not mentioned in state-run media on Sunday, as leader Kim Jong Un remained out of the public spotlight for nearly a month.
The U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey fires a Tomahawk land attack missile in April 2018.
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 18, 2023
U.S. approves deal to sell long-range Tomahawk missiles to Japan
The Pentagon said Friday that the U.S. State Department had signed off on the estimated $2.35 billion deal for 400 Tomahawk missiles.


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