U.S.-based nonprofit group calls for South Korea to take stronger steps to fight a tuberculosis crisis in North Korea.
KCNA: "The U.S., Japan and Western countries had better cure their human rights illness, instead of criticizing others groundlessly."
KCNA: "There is not much difference in Japan, which likes to brag itself as a 'law-governed state' and 'advanced state', and in European countries which slander other countries, behaving as if they are the 'model' in respecting human rights."
KCNA: "The U.S., which styles itself the 'model' of capitalism, is swarming with unemployed and homeless people. Murder, robbery and other high-profile crimes are rampant there. Colored and minority races there have their rights wantonly violated."
KCNA: "Western countries cooked up and spread a human rights document of falsehoods and fabrications in a bid to internationalize and politicize the non-existent 'human rights question' in the DPRK."
Here's the full English-language text from KCNA of Kim Jong Un's visit to the weapons facility.
KCNA: "He expressed great satisfaction, saying the great success serves as another striking demonstration of the validity of the Party policy of prioritizing defence science and technologyand as a decisive turn in bolstering the fighting capacity of the Korean People's Army."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un highly praised the officials, scientists, technicians and munitions industrial workers for successfully conducting the test of an ultramodern tactical weapon, to which the Party has attached importance in ardent expectation."
KCNA: "He added that the weapon is just like a posthumous weapon and he missed Kim Jong Il very much while seeing the great success of its test."
KCNA: Kim Jong Un: "The weapon system whose development Chairman Kim Jong Il had chosen personally and directed step by step with his special attention paid to it was born at last."
KCNA: "After seeing the power of the tactical weapon, Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un was so excited to say that another great work was done by the defence scientists and munitions industrial workers to increase the defence capability of the country."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, supervised a newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon test."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un expressed thanks to Moon Jae In for sending the gift associated with warm feelings of south Korean compatriots to him and instructed to convey the mandarins to school youth and children and Pyongyangites."
KCNA: "Moon Jae In presented to Kim Jong Un a large quantity of mandarins produced on Jeju Island with sincerity in expression of his thanks to Kim Jong Un for sending a lot of Songi mushrooms to him with the feelings of compatriotism during the historic Pyongyang summit meeting"
KCNA: "Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un was presented with a significant gift by President of south Korea Moon Jae In."
North Korea state media says Kim inspects testing of 'tactical' weapon: Yonhap
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North Korea state media says Kim Jong Un has led a test of a "newly developed advanced tactical weapon" (translated KCNA)
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South Korea demolishes and dismantles DMZ guard posts as part of deal with North Korea to reduce tensions across the world's most fortified border.
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South Korea dismantles guard posts along border with North Korea
: The story in the New York Times concerning North Korea developing missile bases is inaccurate. We fully know about the sites being discussed, nothing new - and nothing happening out of the normal. Just more Fake News. I will be the first to let you know if things go bad.
KCNA: "Japan, an island country, has again betrayed its impudenceSo, Japan is obliged to make a sound apology and national reparation to the Korean people for its crime-woven past when it inflicted the loss of manpower and mental and physical damage upon them."
North Korea is still working on its ballistic missile program, say U.S. officials.
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New satellite images reveal North Korea is moving ahead with its ballistic missile program at 16 hidden bases: while offered to dismantle a major launching site it continuing to make improvements at others - @nytimes
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Three Korean warships from the Republic of Korea Navy are in RussiaRussia. Destroyer 'Dae Jo Yeong'and landing ships ' Cheon Wang Bong' and 'Chul Bong' pulled into Vladivostok on Monday for a goodwill visit hosted by Russian Navy.
KCNA: "Nations haveequal rights as members of the international community on an equal footing. There are big and small countries, but there can not be ones, high and low. There are developed countries and less developed countries, but there can not be ruling and ruled ones."
KCNA: "Makkoli is known as a refreshing beverage suited to Koreans' taste from olden times. It had been used as one of drinks for guests in folk holidays and household events including wedding ceremony."
KCNA: "The Democratic People's Republic of Korea succeeded in putting the production of makkoli, one of the nation's traditional beverages, on an industrial basis to provide a material and technical foundation for mass-producing it."
North Korea, South Korea complete disarming of 22 guard posts
KCNA: "Lipsticks of various colors, foundation, eye shadow and other cosmetics are well received not only by artistes but also ordinary women in forties and fifties. Besides, new treatment cosmetics efficacious for freckles are popular among men and women."
KCNA: "Goods newly developed by the Pyongyang Cosmetics Factory in the DPRK are gaining popularity. Demand for hair gel, fruit-flavor aerosol perfume and anti-wrinkle cream is on the increase. Toilet sets and bags are popular among maidens and women in thirties."