North Korea's Kim Yo-jong blames Seoul's propaganda leaflets for the country's Covid outbreak even as Pyongyang declares "shining victory" against the disease.
Kim Jong-un convenes unprecedented gathering that focuses on the ruling party's powerful sections that monitor and police loyalty of officials and members across the country.
North's leader Kim Jong-un says he hopes to extend his high-stakes nuclear summitry with US President Donald Trump into 2019, but also warns Washington not to test Pyongyang's patience with sanctions and pressure.
Dozens of elderly and frail South Koreans met their Northern relatives on Monday for the first time since the peninsula and their families were divided by war nearly seven decades ago.
Brothers Lee Soo-nam and Ri Jong Song, aged 76 and 85, will be among hundreds of Koreans who will be reunited after more than six decades since they were separated during the Korean War.
From Washington to Beijing, world leaders and governments praised Friday's historic inter-Korean summit, urging rival Koreas to step into more dialogue.
President Donald Trump has agreed to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-un to seek a deal on denuclearisation while stressing US sanctions will remain in place, says the White House.
Some South Koreans are concerned that too much attention is being put on the North, dubbing the games the "Pyongyang Olympics." Against that is the possibility that the games could open up greater dialogue between the antagonistic neighbours.
All three short-range missiles fired by North Korea on Saturday failed. Two crashed into the sea after launch while one exploded before launch.
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