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North Korea's economy gets shot in arm from Russia arms deal

North Korea, the world's most isolated state, is this year expected to return to economic growth for the first time since before the pandemic, as weapons deliveries to sustain Russia's invasio...

Kim Jong Un calls for expanded missile launcher production

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has pushed for an increase in production of mobile missile launchers and said the country needed to be "more firmly prepared for a military showdown with the enemy...

US, China top military officials speak for first time in over a year

WASHINGTON, Dec 21 (Reuters) - The top U.S. military officer held a virtual meeting with his Chinese counterpart on Thursday, the Pentagon said, in the first such conversation in over a year amid hope...

US announces potential sale of military data link equipment to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Department of State announced a potential sale of Command, Control, Communications, and Computers (C4) to Taiwan on Friday (Dec. 15). The package includes C4 L...

Ukraine updates: UK warns of 'significant' Russian offensive

Russia has likely launched a coordinated offensive on several fronts in eastern Ukraine, including on the heavily defended town of Avdiivka, the UK's Ministry of Defence has said in its daily upda...

Combat veteran is likely replacement for China's missing defence minister

BEIJING, Oct 12 (Reuters) - General Liu Zhenli, the head of the military body responsible for China's combat operations and planning, has emerged as the top contender to replace the country's ...

Kim Jong Un arrives in Russian city of Komsomolsk-on-Amur for expected visit to fighter jet plant

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived Friday in Komsomolsk-on-Amur in far eastern Russia and is expected to visit a plant that builds fighter jets as South Korea has said i...

With Russia isolated on the world stage, Putin turns to old friend North Korea for help

After the handshakes, the platitudes and the lunch of Kamchatka crab dumplings, the outcome of the talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stayed hidden. ...

Live updates: Analysts question whether Russia would share secret weapons tech with North Korea

Follow the latest updates on the meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Russian President Vladimir Putin at a cosmodrome in Russia’s Far East on Wednesday. WHAT TO KNOW: ...

North Korea fires 2 short-range ballistic missiles toward its eastern seas

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles toward its eastern seas Wednesday, its neighbors said. The launch came as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un w...

North Korea's leader is in Russia to meet Putin, with both locked in standoffs with the West

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea’s Kim Jong Un rolled through Russia on an armored train Tuesday toward a meeting with President Vladimir Putin, a rare encounter between isolated leaders driven t...

Can North Korea’s ammunition offer Russia support in Ukraine war?

SEOUL, Sept 12 (Reuters) - If North Korea provides artillery rounds and other weapons to Russia for the war in Ukraine, it could help Kremlin forces stretch their dwindling stocks of ammunition but wo...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia before an expected meeting with Putin

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Joined by his top military officials handling his nuclear-capable weapons and munitions factories, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Russia on Tuesday, where he is e...

North Korea's Kim Jong Un in Russia amid U.S. warnings not to sell arms

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has arrived in Russia, Japanese media reported on Tuesday, for what the Kremlin said would be a comprehensive discussion with President Vladimir Putin amid warnings fro...

Kim Jong Un hosts Chinese and Russian guests at a parade celebrating North Korea's 75th anniversary

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea invited visiting Chinese delegates and Russian artists to a paramilitary parade featuring rocket launchers pulled by trucks and tractors, state media said Saturda...