North Korea Current Affairs - 2020

ANASIS II: First-ever military satellite of South Korea

South Korea recently launched its first ever military satellite to defend itself against nuclear armed North Korea. The satellite has been named “ANASIS II” Highlights The ANASIS II of South Korea was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, US in a Falcon 9 rocket. The satellite is to be placed at an Read More…

Sri Lanka and Maldives becomes the First Two Countries from South-East Asia Region of WHO to Eliminate Both Rubella and Measles

Geneva-based World Health Organization (WHO) has announced on 8th July 2020 that Sri Lanka and the Maldives have eliminated Rubella Virus. With this, Sri Lanka and the Maldives became the first two countries from the South East Asia Region of WHO to have successfully eliminated both the Measles and Rubella Virus. Measles Virus Eliminated by Read More…

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Russia awards North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un a commemorative war medal

On May 5, 2020, the Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded the North Korean leader a commemorative war medal. The medal has been awarded to mark the 75th anniversary of victory over Nazi Highlights The award was received by North Korean Foreign Minister Ri-Son-Gwon on behalf of Kim. Kim was awarded with the medal for preserving Read More…

World Press Freedom Index: India ranks 142nd

On April 22, 2020, the Global Press freedom Index was launched. India ranked 142nd in the index and had dropped two places. Highlights: India The World Press Freedom Index says that with no murder of journalists in India in 2019 as compared to 2018, the security situation in the country has improved. According to the Read More…

International Olympics Organization to postpone Tokyo Olympics 2020

Recently, Greece handed over the Olympic Flame to Japan. However, due to the increasing threats of Corona Virus, the International Olympics Committee is considering postponement of 2020 Olympics. The organization might postpone Olympics to 2021. Highlights The International Olympics Committee has set a time frame of 4 weeks to make a decision about the postponement Read More…