North Korea is holding its first Workers' Party Congress in 36 years. Foreign journalists have been invited, but they aren't allowed inside the Congress.
Following North Korea's commitment to "complete denuclearization," Japan has planned to stop evacuation drills. North Korea previously threatened to "sink" Japan into the sea and to turn it into "ashes."
One in five children have experienced stunted growth in North Korea, a sign of "chronic or recurrent malnutrition." But a UN study found that over the past decade, the country has witnessed a "slight" improvement.
The two Koreas have agreed to compete under one flag at the upcoming Asian Games. The agreement comes as part of a recent thaw in relations between the neighboring rival nations.
In the afterglow of the US-North Korea summit, Pyongyang's deplorable human rights record lurks in the shadows. Observers say that there can be no progress until the Kim regime accepts major humanitarian reforms.
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version