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Families of Japanese abductees urge PM Abe to enter negotiations with North Korea

The families of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea in the late 1970s called for the government to expedite negotiations for their release on Sunday....

Families of Japanese abductees urge PM Abe to enter negotiations with North Korea

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Trump to help Japan bring abductees home from North Korea, but families wary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would work with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to bring home Japanese citizens kidnapped by North Korean agents decades ago, but family members warned...
11:51, 05/27/2019

Trump says will work with Japan's Abe to bring abductees home from North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would work with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to bring home Japanese citizens who were kidnapped by North Korean agents decades ago....
08:34, 05/27/2019

Trump meets with families of Japanese abducted by N. Korea Families of Japanese who were abducted by North Korea in the 1970s and 1980s have thanked President Donald Trump for his sympathy and for meeting with them while visiting Japan....
12:51, 05/27/2019

Trump becomes first sitting U.S. leader to enter North Korea “I was proud to step over the line,” Trump told Kim as they met in on the South Korean side of the truce village of Panmunjom. “It is a great day for the world.”...
14:34, 06/30/2019

Pro-North Korea newspaper warns of 'nuclear confrontation' if U.S. loses chance for negotiations A pro-North Korea newspaper warned Thursday that a nuclear confrontation could flare up again if the United States misses the opportunity for negotiations with Pyongyang....
13:34, 05/09/2019

| 70 countries urge North Korea to scrap nuclear, ballistic weapons Seventy countries urged North Korea on Friday to scrap its nuclear weapons, ballistic missiles and related programs, decrying the "undiminished threat" posed to world peace....
17:51, 05/11/2019

Donald Trump tweets ‘great progress’ in Japanese trade negotiations President Trump tweeted early today that “great progress being made in trade negotiations with Japan,” where he’s conducting talks with that country’s leaders. He added “...
14:51, 05/26/2019

The Latest: Families of Boeing crash urge caution WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigation into safety review of the troubled Boeing 737 Max (all times local): 11:17 a.m. The families of people killed aboard a Boeing aircraft now under scrutiny ...
17:51, 05/15/2019

North Korea running trade deficit with China, South Korea bank says Trade between China and North Korea has increased for three consecutive months, and Pyongyang has a trade deficit, according to South Korean estimates....
16:34, 06/25/2019

North Korea calls South Korea's F-35 jet purchases 'extremely dangerous action' South Korea's acquisition of American F-35 stealth fighter jets will force North Korea to develop and test "special armaments" to destroy the new weapons, North Korea's state media said on Thursday, c...
07:00, 07/11/2019

South Korea president says North Korea and the U.S. are holding “behind-the-scenes talks” to set up their third summit. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea president says North Korea and the U.S. are holding “behind-the-scenes talks” to set up their third summit....
09:17, 06/26/2019

North Korea fires several short-range missiles off its coast, South Korea says North Korea fired several short-range missiles toward the Sea of Japan on Saturday morning local time — the country’s first test launch in a year and a half, South Korean media reported. US and South ...
07:00, 05/04/2019

North Korea fires short-range projectiles into the sea, South Korea's military says Experts say the country is stepping up pressure against the US after February’s failed nuclear summit in Bangkok North Korea has fired a number of short-range projectiles into the sea from the east co...
11:00, 05/04/2019

South Korea fires army commander for North Korea boat trespassing South Korea fired an army commander, saying the presence of a North Korean fishing boat that sailed in the South's territorial waters for 57 hours was the result of a "border security failure."...
02:00, 07/04/2019

North Korea fires ‘projectiles’, South Korea says stop raising tensions SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired several “unidentified short-range projectiles” into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, prompting South Korea to call on its communist neighbor to “stop a...
19:17, 05/04/2019

South Korea says North Korea has fired two suspected short-range missiles SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea has fired two suspected short-range missiles ....
12:17, 05/09/2019

North Korea fires 'projectiles', South Korea says stop raising tensions North Korea fired several "unidentified short-range projectiles" into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, prompting South Korea to call on its communist neighbor to "stop acts that escalate milita...
00:34, 05/05/2019

South Korea Urges Restraint After Recent North Korea Missile Tests SINGAPORE — South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo on Saturday fended off calls to step up pressure on North Korea after it test-fired missiles last month. Jeong told an annual se...
23:51, 06/01/2019

South Korea: North Korea fires short-range projectiles North Korea fired numerous short-range projectiles into the East Sea Saturday, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said, amid stalled U.S. nuclear talks....
19:17, 05/04/2019

Envoy says U.S. ready for 'constructive' talks with North Korea: South Korea A U.S. special envoy said on Friday the United States was ready to hold constructive talks with North Korea to follow through on a denuclearization agreement reached by the two countries last year, So...
02:34, 06/29/2019

North Korea Has Fired Several Short-Range ‘Projectiles’ Into the Sea, South Korea Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Saturday fired several unidentified short-range projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said, a likely sign o...
08:17, 05/04/2019

The U.S. and North Korea Are in Talks to Set Up a Third Trump-Kim Summit, South Korea’s President Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korean and U.S. officials are holding “behind-the-scenes talks” to arrange a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong...
22:34, 06/26/2019

South Korea gives most aid to North Korea since 2008 amid food shortage South Korea has provided its largest food and aid donation since 2008 to U.N. aid programs in North Korea, officials said on Wednesday, amid warnings that millions of dollars more is needed to make up...
11:34, 06/19/2019

North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile, South Korea's military says North Korea fired an unidentified projectile on Thursday, according to the South Korean military, less than a week after leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test-firing of multiple rockets and missiles....
11:34, 05/09/2019

South Korea: 'Complete denuclearization' of North Korea remains the goal South Korea's goal in the North Korean nuclear issue is none other than complete denuclearization, South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said Wednesday....
13:34, 07/03/2019

South Korea Vows to Quickly Send Aid to Drought-Hit North Korea (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea vowed Monday to move quickly on its plans to provide $8 million worth of humanitarian aid to North Korea while it also considers sending food to the country th...
16:00, 05/20/2019

North Korea fires short-range missiles for first time since 2017: South Korea North Korea fired several short-range missiles from its east coast on Saturday, South Korea's military said, the first missile launch since 2017 as it steps up pressure against Washington after a fail...
04:17, 05/04/2019

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea readied on Friday to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea, the latest Asian country to be hit by the virus' rapid spread....
06:17, 05/31/2019

South Korea: North Korea needs to offer bold measures for nuclear talks to resume North Korea should offer to take bold denuclearization measures to help resume the stalled negotiations with the United States, a special security adviser to President Moon Jae-in said Thursday....
11:17, 06/27/2019

South Korea readies to tackle potential swine fever transmission from North Korea North Korea has confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever, prompting South Korea to guard against the possible spread of the animal disease in areas bordering the North....
17:51, 05/31/2019

Trump has no plans to meet with North Korea's Kim during South Korea visit: senior U.S. official U.S. President Donald Trump has no plans to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un when he travels to South Korea over the weekend after attending a summit of the Group of 20 leaders in Japan, a se...
03:17, 06/25/2019

South Korea’s military says it has detected an “unidentified flying object” near the border with North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military says it has detected an “unidentified flying object” near the border with North Korea....
11:00, 07/01/2019

North Korea says South Korea must stop trying to work as a mediator in talks between Pyongyang and Washington SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says South Korea must stop trying to work as a mediator in talks between Pyongyang and Washington....
04:17, 06/27/2019

South Korea says it will send 50,000 tons of rice aid to North Korea in response to food shortages SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will send 50,000 tons of rice aid to North Korea in response to food shortages....
13:00, 06/19/2019

South Korea Urges North Korea Summit Before Donald Trump's Seoul Visit South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, while the United States said its door remained "wide......
03:00, 06/20/2019

North Korea's missile launch was a protest after failed Trump summit: South Korea's Moon South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday that North Korea's latest missile launch was probably a subdued protest against the United States after a failed summit of the two countries' leade...
14:51, 05/09/2019

Trump to visit South Korea as Pompeo raises hope for new North Korea talks after letter U.S. President Donald Trump will visit South Korea this weekend after an exchange of letters with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un boosted hopes for a resumption of talks aimed at ending North Korea's ...
00:51, 06/25/2019

South Korea calls Japan reports of North Korea sanctions breach 'grave challenge' South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday Japan's reported accusations that South Korea had exported banned goods to North Korea posed a "grave challenge" amid a growing dispute over Japanese ...
11:51, 07/15/2019

North Korea fires short-range projectiles after failed nuclear summit: South Korea North Korea fired several short-range projectiles from its east coast on Saturday, South Korea's military said, as analysts said the country is stepping up pressure against the United States after Feb...
06:00, 05/04/2019

South Korea sends most food aid since 2008 to North Korea SEOUL – South Korea has provided its largest food and aid donation since 2008 to a U.N. aid program in North Korea, officials said on Wednesday, amid warnings that millions of dollars more is ne...
21:34, 06/19/2019

South Korea: North Korea fires an unidentified projectile SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military says North Korea has fired at least one unidentified projectile from its western area. It’s the second such launch in the last five days. T...
10:00, 05/09/2019

North Korea Fired Two Missiles, Says South Korea's Military North Korea welcomed a US envoy's visit to Seoul by firing two missiles Thursday, the South's military said, in Pyongyang's second launch in less than a week as it seeks to up the ante in deadlocked.....
17:17, 05/09/2019

U.S., North Korea in Informal Talks for Third Summit, South Korea Says The U.S. and North Korea have been engaged in informal talks about a third nuclear summit between the two countries’ leaders, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said....
18:00, 06/26/2019

South Korea donates 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea South Korea has said it will make its largest food donation to the North since 2008, as an estimated 40% of North Koreans are undernourished. Much of the aid is aimed at helping vulnerable children an...
00:34, 06/20/2019

South Korea to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it plans to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea through the World Food Program, in its second aid package announced over the past month as it seeks to he...
13:00, 06/19/2019

North Korea launches another unidentified projectile: South Korea SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Thursday fired at least one unidentified projectile from the country’s western area, South Korea’s military said, the second such launch in the last fiv...
15:34, 05/09/2019

China says North Korea's Kim is committed to denuclearize: South Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping told South Korean President Moon Jae-in that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's commitment to denuclearization remained unchanged, South Korea's presidential Blue House sai...
13:00, 06/27/2019

US, North Korea In Behind-The-Scenes Talks Over Third Summit: South Korea The United States is in behind-the-scenes talks with North Korea over a possible third summit and has proposed working-level negotiations that have been stalled since the second such meeting in......
12:00, 06/26/2019

Kim Yo Jong: North Korea open to inter-Korea cooperation Kim Yo Jong told South Korean officials North Korea is interested in continued inter-Korea cooperation as she delivered a letter of condolence from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at Panmunjom on Wedn...
03:00, 06/13/2019

South Korea's Moon calls Japan claim of North Korea sanctions breach 'grave challenge' South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday Japan's reported accusations that South Korea has violated international sanctions by exporting banned goods to North Korea posed a "grave challenge" ...
10:17, 07/15/2019

Multi-million dollar projects can boost North Korea-U.S. nuclear talks: South Korea minister Inter-Korea commercial projects that can channel millions of dollars a year to Pyongyang may be used as leverage to boost talks on ending poor and isolated North Korea's nuclear program, the South's p...
07:34, 06/27/2019

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there was an outbreak at a farm near its border with China....
16:51, 05/31/2019

South Korea calls for 3rd U.S.-North Korea summit South Korea's Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul called Wednesday for a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, stressing the importance of working-level talk...
11:34, 06/19/2019

Trump offers to meet North Korea's Kim; North says talks would be 'meaningful' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would like to see North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this weekend at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea, and North Korea said a mee...
07:51, 06/29/2019

| North Korea tells South to stop mediating between North, US North Korea said that South Korea must stop trying to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington, as it stepped up its pressure on the United States to work out new proposals to salvage deadlocked talks...
00:51, 06/28/2019

Donald Trump becomes first US leader to enter North Korean territory after greeting Kim Jong Un PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Donald Trump becomes first US leader to enter North Korean territory after greeting Kim Jong Un....
14:00, 06/30/2019

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties....
14:00, 06/30/2019

North Korea calls the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship an “unlawful robbery” and demands it be returned SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea calls the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship an “unlawful robbery” and demands it be returned....
08:51, 05/14/2019

K-Pop stardom lures Japanese youth to Korea despite diplomatic chill Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a K-pop star, even if that means long hours of vocal and dance training, no privacy, no...
02:00, 05/01/2019

South Korea says it will file complaint with WTO over new Japanese export restrictions SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will file complaint with WTO over new Japanese export restrictions....
11:00, 07/01/2019

FEATURE-K-Pop stardom lures Japanese youth to Korea despite diplomatic chill Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a K-pop star, even if that means long hours of vocal and dance training, no privacy, no...
02:34, 05/01/2019

South Korea demands international probe over Japanese sanctions claims Seoul called for the UN or another international body to investigate Japan's claims that some of its exports go to North Korea despite sanctions. Seoul and Tokyo have clashed over compensation to WWII...
12:17, 07/12/2019

RPT-FEATURE-K-Pop stardom lures Japanese youth to Korea despite diplomatic chill Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a K-pop star, even if that means long hours of vocal and dance training, no privacy, no...
01:17, 05/02/2019

North Korean families facing deep ‘hunger crisis’ after worst harvest in 10 years, UN food assessment shows More than 10 million North Koreans are suffering “severe food shortages” after the worst harvest in a decade, according to a United Nations food security assessment released on Friday....
02:00, 05/04/2019

North Korea says it won’t surrender to US-led sanctions SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it won’t surrender to U.S.-led sanctions and accuses Washington of trying to “bring us to our knees.” Wednesday’s statement is yet an...
07:51, 06/26/2019

Third U.S.-North Korea summit possible, up to Kim: Bolton A third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is possible but the ball is in Pyongyang's court, White House national security adviser John Bolton said on Tuesday....
17:51, 06/11/2019

Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea Chinese president Xi Jinping became the first leader of his country to travel to Pyongyang in 14 years. The trip comes as he and Kim Jong Un seek to improve their bilateral relations....
08:01, 06/20/2019

How Trump’s meeting with Kim in North Korea went down With the words, “Hey, I’m over here,” President Trump launched an improbable surprise get-together with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un in the demilitarized zone that made him the first sitting US president...
04:34, 07/01/2019

Third summit between US, North Korea in the works The United States and North Korea​ are involved in talks for a third summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un, seeking to jump-start negotiations after a previous meeting in February collapsed w...
22:00, 06/26/2019

U.S.-North Korea Talks Won't Go Anywhere Without Compromises President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s Sunday meeting brought an agreement to begin new working-level talks, but for any progress both sides would need to demonstrate new flexibility, M...
03:00, 07/02/2019

What to watch for at Kim-Xi summit in North Korea? From nuclear weapons to huge food aid shipments to a shared skepticism about the United States, Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will have a long list of topics to disc...
15:34, 06/19/2019

China's Xi in North Korea: It's the economy Speaking at a banquet in his honor, Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up his visit to North Korea by praising economic development. However, he also issued a warning over efforts to denuclearize th...
11:34, 06/21/2019

Trump thanks North Korea’s Kim for not standing him up at DMZ ​WASHINGTON – President Trump thanked North Korea’s Kim Jong Un for not standing him up ​and meeting him Sunday in the demilitarized zone. “And I want to thank Chairman Kim for something e...
16:51, 06/30/2019

Trump says he could meet North Korea’s Kim at DMZ OSAKA, Japan (AP) — President Donald Trump is inviting North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to shake hands during a possible visit to the demilitarized zone with South Korea. Trump is scheduled to visit So...
04:17, 06/29/2019

North Korea Wants Its Seized Ship Back North Korea demanded the return of a ship that the U.S. seized for allegedly violating sanctions, and accused the U.S. of breaching the “underlying spirit” of the countries’ pledge to forge new ties....
12:00, 05/14/2019

Factbox: The ups and downs since Trump first met North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time at a historic summit in Singapore on June 12 last year and there have been ups and downs in the North's foreign relat...
07:00, 06/12/2019

The Latest: China’s Xi gets huge welcome in North Korea BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to North Korea (all times local): 3 p.m. Chinese state media says President Xi Jinping was greeted with a huge arrival cer...
09:34, 06/20/2019

North Korea’s new missile has Russian fingerprints ‘all over’ it FILE – This May 4, 2019, file photo provided by the North Korean government shows a launch of a missile in the east coast of North Korea. Experts say North Korea’s latest launches suggest it m...
16:17, 05/10/2019

In new talks, U.S. and North Korea to face old disagreements When nuclear talks resume after Sunday's off-the-cuff meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the inter-Korean border, negotiators will be revisiting old dis...
11:51, 07/01/2019

North Korea's Kim says will consider letter received from Trump North Korean leader Kim Jong Un received a personal letter from U.S. President Donald Trump and will put serious thought into its content, state-run North Korean news agency KCNA said....
01:51, 06/23/2019

What China, North Korea are looking to achieve with summit Chinese President Xi Jinping travels to North Korea to meet leader Kim Jong Un this week looking to strengthen their sometimes shaky bond at a time when both are locked in dispute with the United Stat...
12:34, 06/18/2019

Trump to meet North Korea's Kim on DMZ between the two Koreas U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet at the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas on Sunday, Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in said, raising h...
08:34, 06/30/2019

South Korea to donate $8M in humanitarian aid to North The South Korean government has decided to send $8 million in humanitarian aid to North Korea, days after Pyongyang claimed the country is experiencing extreme drought....
21:17, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Trump gets his first glimpse of North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Asia. (all times local): 2:58 p.m. President Donald Trump is getting his first glimpse of North Korea from an observatio...
08:17, 06/30/2019

Trump says he looks forward to meeting with North Korea's Kim soon U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he had a "great meeting" with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this weekend and he looks "forward to seeing him again soon."...
04:51, 07/02/2019

UN investigator says North Korea cracking down on escapes The United Nations’ independent investigator on human rights in North Korea says there are signs it and China are strengthening their efforts to track down people who have escaped from the North...
12:17, 06/21/2019

Trump says he will not allow CIA informants to spy on North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Trump's remarks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House represented a fresh attempt by the president to cozy up to theNorth Korean leader, a policy that has drawn criticism for seeming to ov...
07:00, 06/12/2019

Still Have "Confidence" In North Korea's Kim Jong Un: Trump US President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to express his "confidence" in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un despite Pyongyang's recent weapons tests and deadlocked nuclear talks....
06:17, 05/26/2019

Trump Offers to Meet North Korea's Kim President Trump said he is willing to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea, even if just to “say hello.”...
03:34, 06/29/2019

North Korea says US extension of sanctions is 'hostile' act An unidentified North Korean foreign ministry spokesman called the move a "manifestation of the most extreme hostile acts" in a statement carried by the North's official KCNA news agency....
05:34, 06/26/2019

Report: North Korea executes envoy to US A South Korea paper citing an anonymous source said that Kim Hyok Chol was accused of being a US spy and killed. Several officials who also worked on the meeting with the US have been killed or jailed...
12:00, 05/31/2019

Bribes help criminals get away with murder in North Korea Murderers could be going unpunished in North Korea where bribes are greasing the wheels of informal commerce, according to a new report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights....
22:17, 05/28/2019

Switzerland becomes No. 1 donor of foreign aid to North Korea Switzerland is emerging as the No. 1 donor of humanitarian assistance to North Korea as concerns grow over the deteriorating food situation in the isolated country....
00:51, 05/23/2019

Student Deported From North Korea Says He’s ‘Pretty Obviously’ Not a Spy Alek Sigley, 29, an Australian who sometimes wrote about his life in Pyongyang, was accused of “systematically collecting information” for news media outlets....
18:17, 07/09/2019

Student arrested in North Korea tweets he's 'obviously' not a spy The Australian student who was arrested in North Korea has tweeted for the first time since being deported from the country to say that he is "obviously" not a spy....
23:17, 07/09/2019

U.S. wants North Korea freeze as beginning, not end, of denuclearization The United States would hope to see a freeze in the North Korean nuclear program as the start of a process of denuclearization, the State Department said on Tuesday, ahead of fresh talks with Pyongyan...
06:34, 07/10/2019

Feature: Where North and South Korea Meet: On TV A popular show gives “defector beauties” a chance to tell stories from the North. It’s loud and gaudy — and changing the conversation about reunification....
12:17, 05/08/2019

Trump says he will not meet with North Korea's Kim during G20 trip U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he will not meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during his trip to Asia for the G20 summit this weekend....
23:17, 06/26/2019

North Korea says it won't resume talks unless US changes position North Korea says it will never resume nuclear talks with the U.S. unless the Trump administration modifies its position on unilateral demands for disarmament....
13:00, 05/24/2019

North Korea says talks won’t resume unless US changes position SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what Pyongyang described as unilateral d...
15:34, 05/24/2019

North Korea says no more talks on denuclearization until U.S. changes stance North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what Pyongyang described as unilateral demands for disarmamen...
16:17, 05/24/2019

New North Korea sanctions would tell Chinese banks: It's us or them A new round of sanctions targeting North Korea would force Chinese banks to choose between doing business with the United States and doing business with North Korea....
04:00, 06/28/2019

North Korea Says No More Nuclear Talks Unless US Changes Stance North Korea said on Friday its deadlocked nuclear talks with Washington "will never be resumed" unless the US adopts a new approach, again blaming it for the collapse of the Hanoi summit in February....
21:00, 05/24/2019

North Korea launches second projectile in less than a week North Korea on Saturday held a short-range ballistic missile test. There were few details immediately available about its launch Thursday.        ...
12:00, 05/09/2019

North Korea: US should consider consequences of ship seizure North Korea’s U.N. ambassador says the Trump administration should consider the possible consequences its seizing of a North Korean cargo ship could have on relations between the two countries and imm...
01:34, 05/22/2019

New missile launches by North Korea ‘very concerning’, says Seoul Launching of two suspected short-range missiles casts doubt on nuclear talks with USNorth Korea has fired two suspected short-range missiles, South Korea’s military has said, its second weapons launch...
16:51, 05/09/2019

North Korea warns it is losing patience with US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he still believes North Korea "would like to make a deal" and left the door open for a third summit with Kim Jong Un despite a new warning from Pyongyang urg...
00:51, 06/06/2019

Trump says he sent North Korea's Kim friendly letter U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a "very friendly letter" in response to birthday greetings he received last week from Kim....
00:51, 06/25/2019

Australian student released in North Korea says ‘I’m OK’ An Australian student has been released after a week in detention in North Korea and told reporters in Beijing he was “very good” but didn’t say what happened...
12:17, 07/04/2019

US Wants North Korea Freeze As Beginning, Not End, Of Denuclearisation The United States would hope to see a freeze in the North Korean nuclear programme as the start of a process of denuclearisation, the State Department said on Tuesday, ahead of fresh talks with......
10:17, 07/10/2019

Trump says he received a letter from North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he received a very warm letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Monday, calling the correspondence "beautiful."...
19:34, 06/11/2019

Moon: Discussions for another U.S.-North Korea summit are in the works South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday negotiations between the United States and North Korea for a third summit have been ongoing behind the scenes....
22:51, 06/26/2019

Trump becomes first sitting president to set foot into North Korea President Trump shook hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Korean demilitarized zone before crossing, becoming the first U.S. leader to meet his North Korean counterpart at the border....
13:34, 06/30/2019

US and North Korea in talks to set up third Trump-Kim summit, Seoul says It comes four months after a second meeting between the leaders in Hanoi collapsed without any agreement.        ...
11:51, 06/26/2019

Trump heads for historic DMZ meeting with North Korea’s Kim SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump is on his way to the Korean Demilitarized Zone for a historic meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. Trump departed Seoul by helicopter on Sunda...
08:17, 06/30/2019

North Korea says Kim received ‘excellent’ letter from Trump North Korea’s state media say U.S. President Donald Trump sent leader Kim Jong Un an “excellent” letter and quoted Kim as saying he would “seriously contemplate” the content...
14:51, 06/23/2019

The Latest: China’s Xi arrives in North Korea to meet Kim BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to North Korea (all times local): 11 a.m. Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has arrived in North Korea for firs...
06:34, 06/20/2019

China's Xi leaves on first state visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping departed for Pyongyang on Thursday on a state visit to North Korea, state media said, accompanied by a clutch of senior officials, including the head of the state economic...
05:34, 06/20/2019

North Korea fires several short-range projectiles into sea SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired several unidentified short-range projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast on Saturday, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said, a likely sign of Pyongy...
17:51, 05/04/2019

Australia welcomes help to find man missing in North Korea Australia’s prime minister says he remains concerned for an Australian student who is uncontactable in North Korea and has been offered international support to find him...
05:17, 06/28/2019

Japan PM Abe: Agree with Trump that North Korea must denuclearize Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed completely on the need for North Korea to promptly denuclearize....
17:00, 05/06/2019

North Korea tests short-range missile North Korea fired an unidentified short-range missile Saturday morning from the country's eastern coast, the South Korean Defense Ministry confirmed to CNN by text message....
12:34, 05/04/2019

U.S., North Korea in behind-the-scenes talks over third summit, Moon says The United States is in behind-the-scenes talks with North Korea over a possible third summit and has proposed reviving working-level negotiations stalled since a second meeting between U.S. President...
05:17, 06/27/2019

North Korea tests new missile - and Trump’s resolve North Korea’s test of what appears to be short-range ballistic missile wasn’t a direct threat to the United States, but experts warn it could be an omen of bigger problems on the horizon...
14:17, 05/06/2019

North Korea denies reports of behind-the-scenes talks with US A top official at North Korea's Foreign Ministry has accused South Korean President Moon Jae-in of lying about back channel talks between Pyongyang and Washington in order to manipulate public opinion...
07:34, 06/27/2019

Australian Student Is Missing in North Korea, His Family Says The family said that it had not heard in days from Alek Sigley, 29, who has offered a close look at his life inside the reclusive North on social media....
13:34, 06/27/2019

North Korea tests new missile _ and Trump’s resolve TOKYO (AP) — North Korea appears to have tested a new short-range missile — and President Donald Trump’s resolve to keep it from doing more of the same. The test early Saturday was quickly playe...
11:34, 05/06/2019

Australian Student Reportedly Detained in North Korea Australian officials are urgently seeking information about an Australian man in North Korea after receiving a report that he had been detained by authorities in Pyongyang....
11:00, 06/27/2019

North Korea, US in talks for 3rd Trump-Kim summit, Seoul says North Korean and U.S. officials are holding "behind-the-scenes talks" to arrange a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the fate of the North's expanding ...
19:00, 06/26/2019

| WATCH: Trump steps into North Korea, in historic first Donald Trump stepped onto North Korean soil as he met Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the peninsula, in a symbolic diplomatic spectacle and a first for any American p...
11:17, 06/30/2019

North Korea cuts rations to record low after bad harvest, U.N. says North Korea has cut food rations to 300 grams a day -- less than 11 ounces -- the lowest ever for this time of year, and further cuts are likely after the worst harvest in a decade, the United Nations...
13:17, 05/03/2019

Experts see Russia fingerprints on North Korea's new missile The three new missiles North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has tested over the past week are eerily familiar to military experts: They look just like a widely copied missile the Russian military has been ...
09:51, 05/10/2019

Trump Says Confident North Korea's Kim Won't "Break Promise" US President Donald Trump voiced confidence Saturday that North Korea's Kim Jong Un would not "break his promise," after South Korea said Pyongyang had launched several unidentified projectiles into.....
22:17, 05/04/2019

China's Xi arrives in North Korea for talks with Kim Jong Un Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday morning for a two-day state visit to North Korea, where he is expected to talk with leader Kim Jong Un about the stalled negotiations with Washington over...
00:00, 06/21/2019

Trump offers to meet North Korea's Kim at DMZ this weekend U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would like to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this weekend at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) on the border of North and South Korea....
02:34, 06/29/2019

Trump to Meet North Korea's Kim at Demilitarized Zone President Trump will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sunday afternoon at the demilitarized zone that divides the two Koreas, a spontaneous third meeting between the two leaders that arrives as...
08:00, 06/30/2019

North Korea’s New Missiles Look an Awful Lot Like Russia’s, Experts Say (TOKYO) — The three new missiles North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has tested over the past week are eerily familiar to military experts: They look just like a controversial and widely copied miss...
11:00, 05/10/2019

North Korea: Kim Jong Un satisfied over weapons test Both Koreas have shied away from describing the weapons test as a "missile launch." Nonethless, Kim Jong Un was reportedly very happy with his latest "projectile" launch into the Sea of Japan....
07:00, 05/05/2019

Xi heads to North Korea to break cycle of mistrust Chinese President Xi Jinping is in Pyongyang on Thursday for talks with Kim Jong Un, part of a two-day state visit to North Korea that's the first by a Chinese leader in 14 years....
22:17, 06/20/2019

Trump's North Korea diplomacy looks troubled. It may not mean war North Korea's missile tests and military preparedness show that Trump's diplomacy isn't working, analyst say.        ...
06:51, 05/11/2019

Trump lands at DMZ ahead of meeting with North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump arrived at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas on Sunday ahead of his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
08:34, 06/30/2019

Trump Steps Into North Korea as He Meets Kim Jong-un at DMZ American and North Korean leaders shook hands at the line separating the peninsula for a camera-friendly demonstration of friendship intended to revitalize nuclear talks....
10:00, 06/30/2019

North Korea launches 'two short-range missiles' North Korea has launched two "short-range missiles," South Korea's military said it suspected on Thursday, adding yet another complication into Pyongyang's stalled negotiations with the United States ...
16:00, 05/09/2019

North Korea says Trump-Kim meet at DMZ 'very interesting suggestion' A proposal by U.S. President Donald Trump to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this weekend at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) on the Korean border is a "very interesting suggestion", North Korea said...
07:00, 06/29/2019

Experts see Russia fingerprints on North Korea’s new missile TOKYO (AP) — The three new missiles North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has tested over the past week are eerily familiar to military experts: They look just like a widely copied missile the Russian milit...
08:51, 05/10/2019

Trump says Kim Jong Un 'knows that I am with him' despite latest North Korea test President Trump put a positive spin on his relationship with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un on Saturday, saying he knows that “I am with him” and repeating his belief that a nuclear deal will still...
22:17, 05/04/2019

China’s Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea for talks Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived amid pomp and pageantry in North Korea on Thursday, the first time a Chinese leader has traveled to the Hermit Kingdom in 14 years. North Korean President Kim Jong...
18:34, 06/20/2019

North Korea says U.S. extension of sanctions 'a hostile act': KCNA The recent U.S. extension of sanctions against North Korea was an act of hostility and an outright challenge to an historic summit between the two countries in Singapore last year, a spokesman for Pyo...
06:34, 06/26/2019

North Korea's New Weapon Likely to Better Evade Missile Defense The short-range missiles tested by North Korea could strike much of South Korea and may be able to carry a nuclear warhead, providing Pyongyang with extra firepower as diplomatic frictions grow with W...
17:51, 05/10/2019

North Korea U.N. envoy slams U.S. for seized ship North Korea accused the United States of violating international law on Tuesday at the United Nations during an unprecedented press conference delivered by Pyongyang's top envoy to the U.N....
22:34, 05/21/2019

North Korea calls Biden 'fool of low IQ' over Kim criticism North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the Democratic presidential hopeful during a recent speech called North Korea...
05:34, 05/22/2019

North Korea says it’s fighting swine fever with quarantine SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it’s actively fighting the spread of highly contagious African swine fever weeks after it reported an outbreak near its border with China. The North...
05:51, 06/12/2019

North Korea calls Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over Kim criticism North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a “fool of low IQ” and an “imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being” after the Democratic presidential hopeful called Kim Jong Un a tyrant...
07:34, 05/22/2019

South Korean man defects to North Korea, Pyongyang says The son of South Korean politicians who defected to North Korea in 1986 arrived in Pyongyang for resettlement, according to a North Korean propaganda service....
19:51, 07/07/2019

Australian student released from detention in North Korea Australia's prime minister said Alek Sigley was "safe and well" after being released from North Korea. It was the first time an official confirmed the 29-year-old had been detained since he went missi...
08:00, 07/04/2019

North Korea says released Australian student was spying North Korea says an Australian student who it detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in spying by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views...
16:36, 07/06/2019

Pompeo looking into reports that North Korea executed envoy to the U.S. North Korea has previously executed scapegoats to atone for high-profile political flops, and the most recent summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump ended in failure, leaving Kim...
12:51, 05/31/2019

North Korea: Trump tries to undermine peace with sanctions North Korea’s U.N. Mission is accusing the Trump administration of deliberately trying to undermine peace efforts by pressuring all countries to implement U.N. sanctions...
23:00, 07/03/2019

S. Korea allows businesspeople to visit North factory park SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will allow its businesspeople to visit their factories at an industrial park in North Korea that was shut down by Seoul’s previous conservative gove...
11:00, 05/17/2019

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and 25 other countries are accusing North Korea of violating U.N. sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 barrels of refined petroleum ...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Australia Is Looking Into Reports That One of Its Citizens Has Been Detained in North Korea CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government said Thursday it was “urgently seeking clarification” on reports that an Australian had been detained in North Korea, which the a...
12:34, 06/27/2019

North Korea Fires Insults at U.S., Spares Trump A year after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s historic first meeting with President Trump, his government is once again hurling insults at the U.S.—while keeping Mr. Trump out of the rhetorical line ...
13:51, 06/15/2019

The Australian Student Detained in North Korea Has Been Released (CANBERRA, Australia) — An Australian student released after a week in detention in North Korea described his condition to reporters in Beijing on Thursday as “very good,” without sa...
10:17, 07/04/2019

Trump publicly opposes using CIA informants against North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump took a public stance against the use of CIA informants to spy on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday, saying it would not happen on his watch and possibly taking awa...
00:51, 06/12/2019

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy reportedly seen with Kim Jong Un North Korean senior official and former top nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol reportedly accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to a Sunday art performance signaling that the former spymaster is alive and remains a...
02:51, 06/03/2019

US Should Keep Promise To Pay North Korea For Student's Release: Ex-Envoy The former US diplomat who secured the release from North Korea of American Otto Warmbier said on Monday Washington should honour its pledge to pay Pyongyang $2 million for the student's hospital......
10:00, 04/30/2019

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy seen with Kim Jong Un: KCNA North Korea's former top nuclear envoy, Kim Yong Chol, accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to an art performance, state news agency KCNA said on Monday, signaling that the former spymaster is alive and rem...
09:00, 06/03/2019

U.S. should consider possible consequences of seizing cargo ship: North Korea UN ambassador Kim Song said at a news conference Tuesday that the "heinous act" of seizing the ship was aimed at bringing maximum pressure on North Korea to make it "kneel down."...
01:00, 05/22/2019

North Korea: Fake news on both sides is the norm Stories of the secretive state captivate media and audiences alike. But often the stories are only half true, sometimes outright false — especially those coming from a particular South Korean source....
00:34, 06/04/2019

North Korea calls Biden a ‘fool of low IQ’ for criticizing Kim North Korea criticized Joe Biden as a “fool of low IQ” after the presidential hopeful called the country’s leader Kim Jong Un a “dictator and tyrant.” The country’s...
03:51, 05/22/2019

North Korea urges UN chief to act against US ship seizure UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea is denouncing the United States as “a gangster country” for recently seizing one of its cargo ships and is calling on U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guter...
00:00, 05/21/2019

Australian student released from North Korea says he's 'very good' An Australian student who was detained in North Korea was freed and safely left the country on Thursday, arriving in Tokyo via Beijing later the same day after Swedish officials helped broker his rele...
18:34, 07/04/2019

North Korea says US is ‘hell-bent on hostile acts’ Just days after President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to resume denuclearization talks, Pyongyang’s UN delegation accused the US of being “more and more hell-bent on hostile acts”...
15:17, 07/04/2019

North Korea Says Freed Australian Student Had Been Spying North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spying acts" through his work with foreign media....
23:00, 07/06/2019

Australian Student Detained in North Korea Is Freed An Australian student who was detained in North Korea for more than a week has been set free, a move that Prime Minister Scott Morrison said was a victory for behind-the-scenes diplomacy with Pyongyan...
13:00, 07/04/2019

Missing Australian student released by North Korea Alek Sigley, the 29-year-old Australian who went missing in North Korea last week, has been released and safely arrived in China on Thursday afternoon....
10:51, 07/04/2019

Trump says U.S. paid no money to North Korea over Warmbier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said the United States did not pay any money to North Korea as it sought the release of Otto Warmbier, a day after a report said Trump had approved a $2 million b...
20:34, 04/28/2019

North Korea women in China trapped in sex trade Human traffickers are increasingly targeting young North Korean women, including girls as young as 9, in China's lucrative sex trade, according to human rights researchers with Korea Future Initiative...
15:34, 05/16/2019

North Korea says it’s suffering worst drought in decades SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it is suffering its worst drought in nearly four decades amid concern about a food crisis in the country. The official Korean Central News Agency said Wednes...
12:17, 05/15/2019

North Korea: Released Australian Student Was Spying SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that an Australian student who it detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in spying by providing photos and other mate...
22:00, 07/06/2019

China's Friendship With North Korea "Irreplaceable", Says Xi Jinping Chinese President Xi Jinping has written a rare opinion piece in North Korea's official newspaper Wednesday, just a day before his scheduled visit to Pyongyang, saying Beijing's friendship with the......
08:00, 06/19/2019

North Korea Says It’s Suffering Worst Drought In Nearly 40 Years (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea says it is suffering its worst drought in nearly four decades amid concern about a food crisis in the country. The official Korean Central News Agency said Wed...
20:51, 05/15/2019

Xi Jinping to make first official visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in North Korea on Thursday for a two-day state visit, his first official trip to the country since he came to power in 2012....
20:00, 06/17/2019

China's Xi, North Korea's Kim Meet, Both Seeking Leverage With the U.S. Chinese President Xi Jinping kicked off a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that could advance the two allies’ separate—and stalled—negotiations with the U.S., one over trade and the other o...
15:34, 06/20/2019

Xi heads to North Korea as fate of US nuclear deal still up in the air More than 15 months after Kim Jong Un traveled to Beijing and invited the Chinese President to visit Pyongyang, Xi Jinping is finally heading to the North Korean capital for a two-day state visit this...
10:17, 06/19/2019

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this month....
18:17, 05/26/2019

China's President Xi to visit North Korea this week Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit North Korea for two days from Thursday, state media in both countries reported on Monday, making him the first Chinese leader to visit in 14 years....
16:51, 06/17/2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit North Korea Xi Jinping is set to become the first Chinese president to travel to North Korea in 14 years. The visit comes as denuclearization talks between North Korea and the United States appear to be at a stan...
17:51, 06/17/2019

Bolton Says North Korea Missile Tests Broke U.N. Ban North Korea violated United Nations’ restrictions by testing ballistic missiles recently, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said, breaking with an effort by the Trump administration to play d...
18:00, 05/25/2019

Trump crosses DMZ to meet with Kim Jong Un in North Korea President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un shook hands during a historic meeting Sunday at the demilitarized zone that divides the Korean peninsula. Trump crossed the narrow no-man’s land o...
16:51, 06/30/2019

North Korea Says Nuclear Talks Won’t Resume Unless the U.S. Changes Its ‘Unilateral’ Position (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea says nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what the North describes as unilateral deman...
22:00, 05/24/2019

North Korea has been testing ballistic missiles. So why won’t Trump use the B word? Washington and Seoul seem determined to downplay Pyongyang’s missile tests, calling them “short-range” rather than “ballistic.” The distinction is important....
15:51, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Trump, Abe hold talks on North Korea, trade TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 11:20 a.m. President Donald Trump says he has a good feeling about getting North Korea to give up its nuclea...
06:17, 05/27/2019

North Korea calls Bolton ‘war monger’ over missile comment SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a “war monger” and “defective human product” after he called the North’s recen...
06:17, 05/27/2019

| US halts programme to return remains of war dead from North Korea The Pentagon says it has suspended a joint effort with North Korea to recover the remains of US servicemen after Pyongyang stopped communicating in the wake of the failed Hanoi summit....
10:17, 05/09/2019

GOP senator breaks with Trump over North Korea missile tests A Republican member of the Senate Armed Services committee on Sunday broke with the White House over North Korea’s recent missile launches after President Trump tweeted he wasn’t “di...
22:17, 05/26/2019

North Korea slams Joe Biden for criticizing leader Kim Jong Un North Korean state media slammed former U.S. vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden for criticizing leader Kim Jong Un, calling him "bereft of elementary quality as a human ...
04:51, 05/22/2019

Trump says not disturbed that North Korea has 'fired off some small weapons' U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed concerns about recent missile launches from North Korea and said he was confident that the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, would keep promises that he ha...
06:34, 05/26/2019

White House says Trump, North Korea agree Biden is ‘low IQ’ President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un don’t always see eye-to-eye but they both agree that Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is a “fool of low IQ,” said White H...
21:00, 05/26/2019

In Japan, Trump says he's unfazed by North Korea missile launches Ahead of a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Donald Trump has dismissed recent missile tests in nearby North Korea. He later joined Abe for a round of golf outside Tokyo....
07:00, 05/26/2019

North Korea Envoy Warns U.S. Over ‘Outrageous’ Ship Seizure After calling the United States “a gangster country” in a letter to the United Nations secretary general, the North’s ambassador to the world body held a rare news conference to deliver a warning....
02:17, 05/22/2019

North Korea calls Bolton 'war monger' over missile comment North Korea has called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a "war monger" and "defective human product" after he called the North's recent tests of short-range missile a violation of U.N. Secur...
11:00, 05/27/2019

North Korea says time running out for fresh U.S. talks: KCNA The United States should take action to present a new strategy to revive denuclearization talks, a North Korean diplomat in charge of U.S. affairs said on Thursday, warning time was running out ahead ...
05:17, 06/27/2019

North Korea accuses U.S. of 'evil ambition,' says use of strength not a U.S. monopoly North Korea on Wednesday accused the United States of showing bad faith in negotiations by conducting nuclear and missile tests and military drills as part of an "evil ambition" to conquer North Korea...
00:34, 05/30/2019

Trump’s Contrasting Approaches to North Korea, Venezuela and Iran The Trump administration has formed different strategies when it comes to dealing with North Korea, Venezuela and Iran. From diplomacy to threatening military force, here’s how it applies its differen...
11:51, 05/08/2019

U.S. says all North Korea's weapons of mass destruction violate U.N. resolutions North Korea's entire weapons of mass destruction program violates U.N. Security Council resolutions, the U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday, when asked about recent missile launches by ...
23:51, 05/28/2019

Trump Undercuts John Bolton on North Korea and Iran During a trip to Japan, President Trump contradicted John R. Bolton, his national security adviser, on North Korean missile launches and overthrowing the government in Iran....
19:00, 05/28/2019

North Korea says Bolton's missile comments 'more than ignorant': KCNA U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is "more than ignorant" to argue that North Korea's recent missile tests violated U.N. resolutions, the North's foreign ministry said in a statement on Monda...
13:00, 05/27/2019

'Very Smart' Kim Knows North Korea Must Give Up Nukes: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Monday praised North Korean leader as a "very smart" man who is aware that he has to give up nuclear weapons to develop his country....
14:51, 05/27/2019

UN reveals rights abuse at thriving markets in North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A U.N. report says North Koreans working in hundreds of capitalistic-style markets are often abused and forced to engage in bribery to survive. The U.N. Human Rights Office s...
09:34, 05/28/2019

Trump and Japan’s Abe at odds over North Korea missile tests President Donald Trump says he’s not “personally” bothered by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month, breaking with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has been hos...
18:34, 05/27/2019

First case of African swine fever reported in North Korea The first case of African swine fever has been reported in North Korea, South Korea's agriculture ministry said on Thursday, showing how the virus has spread widely since the first outbreak in East As...
18:34, 05/30/2019

North Korea calls Joe Biden a ‘Philistine’ in latest invective North Korea is condemning former Vice President Joe Biden and accusing the "low IQ" Democratic presidential candidate of "disgraceful behavior" around women....
19:17, 05/22/2019

North Korea warns U.S. nuclear talks will never resume without 'new calculation' North Korea on Friday blamed an "arbitrary and dishonest" U.S. position for the failure of a recent summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump and warned that stalled nuclea...
20:17, 05/24/2019

North Korea says missile test was defensive, criticizes Seoul SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Thursday described its firing of rocket artillery and an apparent short-range ballistic missile over the weekend as a regular and defensive military exercise and ri...
08:00, 05/09/2019

Trump brushes off North Korea's launch of 'some small weapons' President says recent missile tests bother some people, but not him, and praises regime for calling Joe Biden ‘a fool of low IQ’Donald Trump has dismissed concerns about North Korea’s recent missile t...
05:34, 05/26/2019

North Korea's Kim visits factories linked to missile launches The factories have innocuous names, but analysts say several ostensibly civilian facilities visited by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently are also used to build ballistic missile launchers and o...
06:00, 06/01/2019

North Korea derides US presidential candidate Joe Biden as a 'fool of low IQ' North Korean state media has launched a stinging attack on the former United States vice president and current presidential candidate, Joe Biden, mocking him as a "fool of low IQ."...
10:17, 05/22/2019

North Korea says prospect ‘gloomy’ for nuclear talks unless US changes its tune North Korea has again blamed the United States for the failure of the February summit in Vietnam between President Trump and Kim Jong Un, saying there will be no progress until Washington changes its ...
19:34, 05/24/2019

Australia probes reports of citizen detained in North Korea CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government says it is “urgently seeking clarification” on reports that an Australian has been detained in North Korea. Australian and South Korean...
04:17, 06/27/2019

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environmental protection to national pride....
19:17, 05/22/2019

North Korea: John Bolton is a 'defective human product' North Korea branded U.S. national security adviser John Bolton a “defective human product” on Monday after he accused the rogue state of violating U.N. Security Council resolutions with recent tests o...
17:51, 05/27/2019

"Nobody's Happy" About North Korea Missile Launch, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said that "nobody's happy" after North Korea raised the pressure over the future of their deadlocked nuclear negotiations by launching two short-range missiles....
06:34, 05/10/2019

Xi visit raises prospect of 'concrete cooperation' with North Korea China's President Xi Jinping heads to Pyongyang this week holding out the prospect of fresh measures to support North Korea's floundering, sanctions-bound economy, the first trip in 14 years by a Chin...
21:34, 06/19/2019

Xi supports North Korea's direction on issues ahead of visit Chinese President Xi Jinping says North Korea is taking the "right direction" by politically resolving issues on the Korean Peninsula in a rare op-ed published by a North Korean state newspaper a day ...
08:17, 06/19/2019

Seoul: 2 North Korean fishermen defect to South Korea South Korea says two of four North Korean fishermen who were rescued off a boat drifting in South Korean waters will remain in the country after expressing their desire to defect....
08:34, 06/18/2019

China's Xi arrives for state visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday in Pyongyang for a two-day state visit to North Korea. China's state broadcaster CCTV showed huge crowds of people at the airport, waving flowers and...
16:51, 06/20/2019

Trump to visit South Korea in June for talks on North WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will travel to South Korea in June for talks on the North Korean nuclear program, three months after a failed summit with North Korea’s leader in Vietnam...
22:51, 05/15/2019

China's President Xi Jinping to Make First Visit to North Korea Xi Jinping will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to discuss bilateral relations, as well as efforts to resolve tensions on the Korean Peninsula, in the first such state visit by a Chinese leader i...
16:17, 06/17/2019

The Quick Read About… President Xi Jinping’s Trip to North Korea What Happened This Week: As anticipation builds for the G-20 meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump next week in Japan, China’s state broadcaster announced on...
22:51, 06/20/2019

State media say Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to North Korea this week. State broadcaster CCTV said in its evening news program on Monday that Xi will meet with N...
16:00, 06/17/2019

North Korea has more than sanctions to overcome for foreign investment: report A historic visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping this week may have bolstered Kim Jong Un's hopes that economic relief may be coming soon, but a new report reveals North Korea's road to international ...
08:34, 06/21/2019

Dozens of buildings completed in Samjiyon county, North Korea says North Korea claimed Sunday "dozens of buildings" in Samjiyon County have been completed, even as the country faces the heaviest sanctions in its history....
19:34, 06/16/2019

Plan for a Xi-Kim Summit Boosts North Korea-Linked Stocks Shares in Chinese construction and travel groups rose ahead of a visit by President Xi Jinping to North Korea, on hopes of closer economic ties between the two countries....
11:00, 06/18/2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping Meets Kim Jong Un In North Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping to Pyongyang on Thursday on a historic visit to burnish an uneasy alliance, with the two men each facing challenges of their own.....
14:00, 06/20/2019

North Korea demands return of cargo ship seized by US North Korea has called the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship involved in banned coal exports an "unlawful robbery" and demanded the ship to be immediately returned....
08:51, 05/14/2019

Report: U.S. open to negotiation over Wise Honest with North Korea The United States and North Korea could be willing to negotiate an exchange of detained ships to resolve tensions following the U.S. seizure of the Wise Honest....
22:51, 06/19/2019

South Korea to Send the North Food Aid for the First Time in 9 Years South Korea hopes the 50,000 tons of rice will help persuade the North to return to talks on improving inter-Korean ties and ending its nuclear weapons program....
17:17, 06/19/2019

Ahead of a visit to North Korea, China's Xi says he supports denuclearization President Xi Jinping's visit to North Korea this week will mark the first time in 14 years that a Chinese leader is visiting the reclusive country....
15:51, 06/19/2019

Xi supports North Korea’s direction on issues ahead of visit SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping says North Korea is taking the “right direction” by politically resolving issues on the Korean Peninsula in a rare op-ed published by...
07:34, 06/19/2019

China's Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea on a visit 'big on symbolism' China's President Xi Jinping arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday morning for a state visit to North Korea — the first by a Chinese state leader in 14 years....
08:17, 06/20/2019

China, North Korea look to strengthen ties amid US disputes Chinese President Xi Jinping meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this week looking to strengthen their sometimes shaky bond at a time when both are locked in dispute with the United States — Xi over...
03:51, 06/19/2019

China’s Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea for summit with Kim Jong Un Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday morning for a two-day state visit to North Korea, where he’s expected to talk with leader Kim Jong Un about the stalled negotiations with Washington over ...
10:00, 06/20/2019

Pyongyang Soju selected national beverage of North Korea Kim Jong Un has designated a beverage that embodies the "innocent and tender hearts" of the North Korean people as the national liquor of North Korea....
02:00, 06/19/2019

Eric Talmadge, AP's North Korea bureau chief, dead at 57 Eric Talmadge, who as North Korea bureau chief for The Associated Press tenaciously chronicled life and politics in one of the world's least-understood nations, has died....
16:51, 05/16/2019

Rare black bear seen in no-go zone between North and South Korea Find shows ecological value of demilitarised zone after decades cut off from humansWhen an unmanned camera captured movement inside the demilitarised zone (DMZ) that separates North and South Korea, i...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Finnish NGO quits operations in North Korea amid sanctions A Finnish non-governmental organization has decided to end its humanitarian project in North Korea due to restrictions from international sanctions, after more than two decades of operation in the imp...
14:34, 06/13/2019

Donald Trump Says He Sent North Korea's Kim Jong Un Friendly Letter U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a "very friendly letter" in response to birthday greetings he received last week from Kim....
20:51, 06/24/2019

North Korea's Kim not ready to denuclearize: U.S. intelligence agency chief The U.S. intelligence community does not believe North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is ready to denuclearize, U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lieutenant General Robert Ashley told Fox News in a...
00:51, 06/25/2019

North Korea claims U.S. has declared ‘state of emergency’ over Huawei North Korea criticized the Trump administration's "America first" policy and claimed the United States is trying to put an end to China's economic growth....
16:00, 06/09/2019

North Korea Fired Unidentified Projectile, Says South's Military North Korea fired an unidentified projectile on Thursday, South Korea's joint chiefs of staff said, less than a week after its leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test-firing of multiple rockets and......
17:17, 05/09/2019

North Korea's mass games suspended after Kim Jong-un criticism Country’s leader dissatisfied because of producers having the ‘wrong spirit of creation’North Korea’s mass games are to be put on hold, possibly for weeks, after Kim Jong-un criticised the producers o...
20:17, 06/05/2019

North Korea launches second round of missiles in less than a week, South says North Korea fired two suspected short-range missiles on Thursday, South Korea's military said, its second weapons launch in five days and a possible warning that nuclear disarmament talks with Washing...
16:51, 05/09/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un's Sister Appears In Public After 52 Days North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's sister has appeared in public for the first time in almost two months and shortly after a South Korean report that she had been temporarily demoted following the......
09:17, 06/04/2019

Iran stance straight from Trump's North Korea playbook The Trump administration isn't exactly hiding the fact that it's using North Korea playbook on Iran: Use a "maximum pressure" campaign -- the same nomenclature was used for Tehran and Pyongyang -- to ...
08:34, 05/21/2019

Moon Jae-in, U.S. defense chief concur on North Korea sanctions South Korean President Moon Jae-in and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan agreed Monday that North Korea sanctions should remain in place....
17:00, 06/03/2019

Defectors call for tourists to steer clear of North Korea Critics say Pyongyang only wants to indoctrinate visitors and take their hard cash, but travel firms argue that enabling North Koreans to interact with foreign tourists opens their eyes to the world b...
14:00, 06/24/2019

U.S. will stick to diplomacy on North Korea: acting Pentagon chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Thursday that the United States would stick to diplomacy on North Korea even after Pyongyang fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles....
23:51, 05/09/2019

Kim Jong Un wants American basketball players to visit North Korea At least it’s one way he’s on the ball! North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un begged the US to send a team of “famous basketball players” as an assist to diplomatic relations,...
17:51, 05/10/2019

Trump says he is 'in no rush' to make a nuclear deal with North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was "in no rush" to make a deal with North Korea to get it to dismantle its nuclear weapons program, and touted what he called his positive relationshi...
22:17, 06/12/2019

South Korea allows businesspeople to visit North factory park SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has decided to allow its businesspeople to visit their factories at an industrial park in North Korea that was shut down by Seoul’s previous conservative governm...
13:51, 05/17/2019

U.S., allies accuse North Korea of violating U.N. cap on fuel imports The United States and dozens of allies have accused North Korea of breaching a U.N. sanctions cap on refined petroleum mainly through illicit transfers between ships at sea, according to a document se...
18:17, 06/12/2019

North Korea's Kim sends flowers for ex-first lady, but no letter for Moon North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister met South Korean officials on their heavily defended border on Wednesday to deliver flowers and her brother's condolences over the death of a former South Kore...
12:51, 06/12/2019

North Korea leader receives 'excellent' letter from Trump President Donald Trump sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un an "excellent" letter, the North's state-run news agency reported Sunday, quoting Kim as saying he would "seriously contemplate it."...
07:00, 06/23/2019

North Korea Says Kim Jong-un Received ‘Excellent’ Letter From Trump The letter was revealed shortly after a trip by the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, to Pyongyang, where he was seen as trying to use Mr. Kim as leverage in his trade standoff with President Trump....
08:34, 06/23/2019

North Korea promotes immunity strengthening bioenergy card An anti-radiation bioenergy "health card" is gaining popularity for its health benefits in North Korea, a propaganda service in the country said Sunday....
17:17, 06/23/2019

A year after Singapore, little change seen in U.S.-North Korea ties: poll A year after the first U.S.-North Korea summit, most people in countries with a stake in the process think relations between the old rivals have not improved significantly, highlighting a stalemate in...
07:00, 06/12/2019

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy seen with Kim Jong Un on Sunday: KCNA North Korean senior official and former top nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to a Sunday art performance, state media KCNA said on Monday, signaling that the former spymaster...
03:00, 06/03/2019

North Korea Urges the South to Stop Mediating Between It and Washington SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Thursday South Korea must stop trying to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington.The North’s Foreign Ministry also repeated its demand that the ...
12:34, 06/27/2019

Australian student 'very happy' in Tokyo after North Korea detention An Australian student released after being mysteriously detained in North Korea said he was safe and well in Tokyo on Friday and intends returning to normal life, without commenting on what happened t...
07:51, 07/05/2019

As G-20 concludes, Trump tells reporters he 'may or may not' meet with Kim in North Korea President Trump in a news conference Saturday said he doesn’t plan to add new tariffs on Chinese imports but he won’t be lifting the existing tariffs....
17:34, 06/29/2019

North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff says North Korea has fired an unidentified short-range missile from its eastern coast. The firing Saturday comes amid a diplomatic brea...
06:34, 05/04/2019

China welcomes surprise meeting between Trump and North Korea's Kim China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday it welcomed the meeting between U. S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, after Trump took a historic step into North Korea on Sunday an...
11:51, 07/01/2019

Trump says Kim Jong Un 'knows that I am with him' after North Korea launches unidentified projectiles President Donald Trump said Saturday that a deal with North Korea 'will happen' and Kim 'does not want to break his promise to me.'...
18:51, 05/04/2019

Breaking down Trump’s visit to North Korea — and a scuffle behind the scenes At one point, incoming White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham side-checked a North Korean guard who was blocking reporters from the room while security officials frantically tried to cordon off...
02:00, 07/01/2019

Split Emerges in Administration Over Approach to North Korea Talks President Trump faces a choice on whether to grant concessions in return for a freeze on North Korea’s nuclear program or to insist on full denuclearization....
02:34, 07/02/2019

North Korea launches an ebook to spread ideology among its people North Korea is bringing its political indoctrination tactics to the digital age. The self-proclaimed republic is developing software designed to teach ideology to party members and workers, North Kore...
13:00, 07/11/2019

North Korea Threatens the South Over Its Purchase of U.S. Stealth Fighters North Korea threatened to “completely destroy” lethal weapons placed in South Korea, in an angry response to the planned mid-July delivery of two U.S. stealth fighter jets to Seoul....
13:51, 07/11/2019

North Korea hackers ‘Venus-121’ behind attack on activists, firm says A South Korean cybersecurity firm has identified a North Korea hacking group that recently launched a spear-phishing attack while impersonating employees of Seoul's unification ministry....
18:34, 05/01/2019

Bernie Sanders actually agrees with Trump’s North Korea strategy The politics of North Korea made strange bedfellows of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders on Saturday — when the Vermont Democrat said he doesn’t “fault” the president for his han...
16:00, 05/05/2019

New North Korea Constitution Calls Kim Jong Un Head Of State Kim Jong Un has been formally named head of state of North Korea and commander-in-chief of the military in a new constitution observers said was possibly aimed at preparing for a peace treaty with the...
10:00, 07/12/2019

UN chief welcomes possibility of resumed talks between US and North Korea As the clicking of cameras and flash of lightbulbs captured on Sunday the first sitting United States President to set foot inside the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Secretary-General A...
03:51, 07/02/2019

North Korea Demanded $2 Million Before Releasing Comatose U.S. Student The bill for the medical care of Otto F. Warmbier, who was in a coma while being detained, was passed to the Treasury Department, but it is unclear if the Trump administration paid it....
19:00, 04/28/2019

North Korea Fires Unidentified Short-Range Weapon North Korea fired a type of short-range weapon off the country’s east coast on Saturday morning, according to South Korea’s Defense Ministry, the latest military provocation from Pyongyang amid stalle...
05:34, 05/04/2019

US Says "Aware" Of North Korea Actions On Missile Launch, Will "Monitor" The United States is watching North Korea's actions after the South Korean military said Pyongyang had launched short-range missiles into the sea on Saturday, the White House said....
05:34, 05/04/2019

North Korea Accuses Expelled Australian Student of Spying Alek Sigley had admitted to “systematically” collecting information, the North said, and a state news agency reported that he had been “caught red-handed.”...
15:53, 07/06/2019

US should pay North Korea hospital bill for Otto Warmbier, ex-envoy says The former U.S. diplomat who secured the release from North Korea of American Otto Warmbier said on Monday Washington should honor its pledge to pay Pyongyang $2 million for the student's hospita...
11:26, 04/30/2019

North Korea accuses released Australian student of spying Pyongyang’s news agency said Alek Sigley had spread propaganda against the regimeNorth Korea has said an Australian student who it detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged ...
21:17, 07/06/2019

Trading in North Korea markets ‘risky business’, defectors say Markets have rapidly expanded in North Korea but working on the boundaries of the regime's laws is a high-risk business, a group of women defectors said Monday....
06:17, 04/30/2019

Trump crosses into North Korea in historic meeting with Kim Jong Un at DMZ President Donald Trump met Kim Jong Un and stepped across the border into North Korea, marking the first time a sitting U.S. President done set foot on North Korean soil....
12:51, 06/30/2019

Trump to make first visit to DMZ in hope of meeting North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump is set to visit the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating North and South Korea on Sunday, hoping for a third encounter with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to revive stalled...
08:34, 06/30/2019

After surprise Trump-Kim meeting, U.S. and North Korea to reopen talks U.S. President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea on Sunday when he met its leader, Kim Jong Un, in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas and...
16:51, 06/30/2019

The Latest: Trump defends meeting, North Korea efforts SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 1:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is defending his decision to stage an historic meeting with North Kor...
08:17, 06/30/2019

U.S. Democratic candidates dump on Trump over North Korea meeting U.S. candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, saying the leaders' meeting la...
18:34, 06/30/2019

Democratic candidates dump on Trump over North Korea meeting U.S. candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, saying the leaders' meeting la...
20:51, 06/30/2019

Otto Warmbier’s mom calls diplomacy with North Korea a ‘charade’ The mother of Otto Warmbier, the college student who died shortly after being returned to the US from North Korea, on Friday called the country a “cancer” — and slammed the Trump administration’s dipl...
00:17, 05/04/2019

US Democratic Candidates Dump On Trump Over North Korea Meeting US candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying the leaders' meeting......
22:17, 06/30/2019

North Korea faces food crisis after poor harvest, U.N. says Four in ten North Koreans are chronically short of food and further cuts to already minimal rations are expected after the worst harvest in a decade, the United Nations said on Friday....
01:51, 05/04/2019

India Hope For Improved Show In Do-Or-Die Match Against North Korea India will be desperate for a better show when they take on North Korea in a do-or-die match of Intercontinental Cup football tournament on Saturday....
23:17, 07/12/2019

North Korea Says Time Running Out For Talks As US Envoy Due In South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive denuclearisation talks, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Thursday, as a U.S. envoy for North Korea is due to visit...
21:17, 06/27/2019

China says Xi urged Trump to ease North Korea sanctions 'in due course' Chinese President Xi Jinping urged U.S. President Donald Trump last month to show flexibility in dealings with North Korea and ease sanctions on the country "in due course," China's Foreign Ministry s...
00:34, 07/13/2019

Pompeo says North Korea talks will continue despite missile tests ​​WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said ​despite North Korea test-firing several missiles the US will continue to work toward denuclearization. “We still have every intention of negot...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Report: North Korea will maintain nuclear arsenal for decades North Korea will maintain its nuclear arsenal for the next two decades and the United States' insistence on its rapid disarmament is an "unrealistic goal," a report by the Federation of American Scien...
03:00, 07/13/2019

Alek Sigley: Australian student released from North Korea Student detained for a week in North Korea says he is ‘very good’ as he arrives at airport in Beijing Alek Sigley, the 29-year-old Australian who was missing in North Korea for more than a week, has l...
10:17, 07/04/2019

North Korea missile launches test Trump’s resolve North Korea appears to have tested a new short-range missile - and President Donald Trump's resolve to keep it from doing more of the same in the future....
18:51, 05/06/2019

Smugglers of North Korea coal given suspended sentences in the South A South Korean court has suspended prison terms for three local defendants who were convicted of smuggling North Korean anthracite coal into the country....
16:34, 07/14/2019

North Korea says time running out for talks as U.S. envoy due in South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive denuclearization talks, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Thursday, as a U.S. envoy for North Korea is due to visit...
13:00, 06/27/2019

Thae Yong-ho: North Korea has no intention to completely denuclearize A defector who fled Pyongyang's embassy in London said U.S.-North Korea nuclear negotiations can be understood as negotiations between nuclear weapon states....
01:51, 07/03/2019

North Korea accuses freed Australian student of spying An Australian student detained for more than a week before being freed in North Korea on Thursday was spying for news outlets, the country's state media said Saturday....
22:51, 07/06/2019

Family says they have not heard from Australian man reportedly held in North Korea The family of an Australian student reportedly detained in North Korea said on Thursday they had not heard from him for several days and the Australian government said it was seeking urgent clarificat...
13:00, 06/27/2019

| North Korea criticises Pompeo over comments on nuke talks A senior North Korean diplomat has accused US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of making "foolish and dangerous" comments, after Pompeo said Washington will have to "change paths" if nuclear negotiatio...
10:51, 05/01/2019

Pyongyang warns South Korea not to mediate North's talks with US North Korea said Thursday that South Korea must stop trying to facilitate talks between Pyongyang and Washington as the North stepped up its pressure on the United States to salvage nuclear diplomacy ...
07:17, 06/28/2019

Australia Welcomes Help to Find Student Missing in North Korea (CANBERRA, Australia) — Australia’s prime minister said he has discussed the disappearance of an Australian student in North Korea with other world leaders attending the Group of 20 summit...
09:17, 06/28/2019

Mother of Otto Warmbier calls U.S. diplomacy with North Korea a ‘charade’ Cindy Warmbier’s first public comments on the nuclear negotiations come at a time when Washington and Pyongyang have essentially stopped communicating....
05:00, 05/04/2019

North Korea's Kim orders stronger strike power; U.S. still open to talks The leader of North Korea ordered its military to boost its strike capability as he directed another missile firing, state media said on Friday, as tensions grew over tests that appeared to show devel...
14:00, 05/10/2019

North Korea Calls Kim Jong Un-Donald Trump Meeting "Historic" North Korea on Monday described the weekend meeting between its leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump in the Demilitarized Zone as "historic" and "amazing"....
02:34, 07/01/2019

Democratic presidential candidates slam Trump for North Korea visit Several 2020 presidential candidates criticized President Donald Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un in North Korea as a dangerous and one-sided gesture....
22:00, 06/30/2019

Trump heads to DMZ, dangling possibility of meeting Kim and crossing into North Korea President Trump, always one to think about the ratings, built anticipation ahead of a Sunday visit to the Demilitarized Zone that separates North and South Korea – abruptly offering to meet dictator K...
00:51, 06/30/2019

Son of high-profile South Korean defector 'moves to North Korea' State media reports arrival of Choe In-guk, son of ex-foreign minister who defected in 1986The son of the highest-profile South Korean ever to defect to North Korea has reportedly defected to the comm...
12:17, 07/08/2019

North Korea executes envoy in a purge after failed U.S. summit: media North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a S...
12:00, 05/31/2019

South Korean Follows Parents In Rare Defection To North Korea: Report A South Korean man has defected to North Korea, following in the footsteps of his political parents who also made a high-profile switch of allegiance in the 1980s, according to Pyongyang's state......
12:17, 07/08/2019

North Korea Lauds China Ties As Xi Jinping Wraps Up Trip North Korea lauded its ties with historic ally China on Friday as Xi Jinping wrapped up a highly symbolic two-day visit to his nuclear-armed neighbour, with both countries facing deadlock in their......
14:00, 06/21/2019

North Korea says time running out for fresh nuclear talks with U.S.: KCNA Time was running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive denuclearisation talks, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Thursday ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to...
07:34, 06/27/2019

North Korea Executed Members of Nuclear-Negotiating Team, Defectors Say U.S. and South Korean authorities are looking into a report that North Korea has executed several members of its nuclear negotiating team as a consequence of the no-deal outcome at February’s nuclear ...
15:51, 05/31/2019

North Korea food rations hit record low level after poor harvest: UN The North Korean regime has cut rations of food to 300 grams a day after the worst harvest in 10 years, the UN says. And a UN team found that 10.1 million people lacked enough food to take them throug...
18:00, 05/03/2019

North Korea Reportedly Halts "Mass Games" After Kim Jong Un Complains Days after this year's "Mass Games" debuted before North Korea's top leadership, the huge pageant has been put on hold after leader Kim Jong Un expressed his dissatisfaction, foreign tour groups said....
11:51, 06/05/2019

'Missiles like these will start the war': North Korea tests showcase growing capability North Korea's second missile test on Thursday signals it is serious about developing new, short-range weapons that could be used early and effectively in any war with South Korea and the United States...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Ship Seizure By US Violates Spirit Of Trump-Kim Summit, Says North Korea North Korea said on Tuesday the seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United States was an illegal act that violated the spirit of a summit between the two countries' leaders, and demanded the......
20:51, 05/14/2019

North Korea’s Red Cross visits China as drought hits crops Officials from North Korea's Red Cross Society are in China this week, a sign the Kim Jong Un regime could be preparing to request food aid from the world's second-largest economy....
23:00, 05/14/2019

South Koreans get 5G service in 'scariest place' on North Korea border South Korean mobile carrier KT Corp said on Thursday it launched 5G services in one of the world's most heavily armed border zones separating the two Koreas....
07:34, 06/27/2019

Trump offers North Korea's Kim weekend meeting in demilitarized zone U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday proposed a weekend meeting with Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea, an encounter North Korea said would be meaningful if ...
22:34, 06/29/2019

North Korea’s Kim receives ‘excellent letter’ from Trump, state media says Earlier this month, President Trump said he got a “beautiful letter” from Kim Jong Un that broke the silence between the two men after a February summit ended in failure. Now, Trump appears to have wr...
10:51, 06/23/2019

North Korea Has Fired An "Unidentified Short-Range Missile", Says Seoul North Korea launched an "unidentified short-range missile" towards the East Sea -- also known as Sea of Japan -- on Saturday, Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said....
05:34, 05/04/2019

US Seizes North Korea Cargo Ship Accused Of Violating Sanctions The United States on Thursday announced the seizure of a North Korean cargo ship for violating international sanctions, boosting pressure on Pyongyang as nuclear negotiations have stalled....
05:51, 05/10/2019

North Korea turns to wigs, false eyelashes to skirt sanctions North Korea is finding that there’s no such thing as a bad hair day when it comes to fighting crippling economic sanctions. The Hermit Kingdom has been quietly raking in foreign currency by exporting ...
17:17, 05/07/2019

US briefing: Mueller report evidence, North Korea and Bannon's return Tuesday’s top story: Watergate witness calls special counsel’s report a ‘road map’ to investigating Trump. Plus, Warriors keep NBA hopes alive with Game 5 thrillerSubscribe now to receive the morning ...
13:17, 06/11/2019

Donald Trump Says "In No Rush" To Make Nuclear Deal With North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was "in no rush" to make a deal with North Korea to get it to dismantle its nuclear weapons program, and touted what he called his positive......
23:00, 06/12/2019

North Korea: Kim Jong Un Received ‘Excellent’ Letter From President Trump (SEOUL, South Korea) — U.S. President Donald Trump sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un an “excellent” letter, the North’s state-run news agency reported Sunday, quoting Kim as...
17:00, 06/23/2019

Xi Jinping Says Pyongyang Is Moving in the ‘Right Direction’ Ahead of His Visit to North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping praised North Korea for moving in the “right direction” by politically resolving issues on the Korean Peninsula in an essay pub...
13:34, 06/19/2019

Seoul: North Korea confirms African swine fever outbreak SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea is scrambling to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea confirmed an outbreak at a farm near its border ...
10:34, 05/31/2019

North Korea 'executes envoy to US' after Trump summit failures – report South Korean paper claims Kim Hyok-chol has been killed and senior negotiator Kim Yong-chol subjected to forced labourNorth Korea’s special envoy to the US, who was credited with paving the way for nu...
07:17, 05/31/2019

Canberra scrambles to verify reports Australian man held in North Korea Australia's foreign affairs department said on Thursday it was seeking urgent clarification of media reports that an Australian man who was reported missing by friends had been detained in North Korea...
07:34, 06/27/2019

North Korea: spring drought deepens concerns over food shortages State media says rainfall was at record lows for the first five months of the year as experts blame climate changeFears are growing for young children and other vulnerable groups as a drought in North...
12:34, 05/14/2019

Trump heads to Asia for talks on trade, Iran, North Korea OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Heading into what is likely his most consequential overseas trip of the year, President Donald Trump will be forced to grapple with a flurry of international crises, tense negotiat...
08:17, 06/27/2019

Australian student freed from North Korea after being detained on claims of spying Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency, or KCNA, said the North deported Alek Sigley on Thursday after he pleaded for forgiveness over his activities, which the agency said infringed on North...
17:03, 07/06/2019

North Korea warns of 'undesired' outcome if no change in U.S. nuclear stance North Korea's vice foreign minister said on Tuesday the United States will face "undesired consequences" if it fails to present a new position in denuclearisation talks by the end of the year, state m...
12:34, 04/30/2019

North Korea Warns US Over Seized Ship At Rare UN News Conference North Korea stepped up its campaign on Tuesday for the United States to return a seized cargo ship belonging to Pyongyang, warning Washington that it had violated its sovereignty in a move that could....
21:34, 05/21/2019

North Korea warns of 'undesired' outcome if no change in US nuclear stance North Korea's vice foreign minister said on Tuesday that the United States will face undesired consequences if it fails to present a new position in denuclearization talks, state media reported....
13:34, 04/30/2019

North Korea calls US ship seizure a ‘robbery,’ demands its return North Korea on Tuesday said the seizure of one of its cargo ships by the U.S. for violating sanctions was a “robbery” that violated the “fundamental spirit” of a pact made by President Tru...
08:17, 05/14/2019

China says optimism remains to resolve North Korea issue through talks China's top government diplomat said it was still possible to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue through international dialogue, even after Pyongyang's two short-range missile tests this month....
06:17, 05/14/2019

'Purged' North Korea Official, Thought To Be In Labour Camp, Re-Appears A senior North Korean official reportedly purged after talks collapsed between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared at an arts performance with the country's top brass, official.....
03:51, 06/03/2019

North Korea claims detained student was spying, spreading propaganda SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that an Australian student who was released by the country after being detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in espionage ...
14:51, 07/06/2019

North Korea says ship seizure by U.S. violates spirit of Trump-Kim summit North Korea said on Tuesday the seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United States was an illegal act that violated the spirit of a summit pact between the two countries' leaders, and demanded the...
06:17, 05/14/2019

Senate passes sanctions on North Korea that target Chinese banks The United States Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would strengthen sanctions on North Korea, particularly targeting Chinese banks that work with Pyongyang to skirt existing restrictions....
10:34, 06/28/2019

Even for a limited nuclear deal, North Korea may settle for nothing less than sanctions relief A new public broadside by North Korean officials against U.S.-backed sanctions highlights the tough road ahead as negotiators prepare for talks in the wake of Sunday's meeting between U.S. President D...
04:00, 07/05/2019

Australian government warns released student not to return to North Korea Australia's government warned a student not to return to North Korea on Friday, a day after he was released from detention by Pyongyang under mysterious circumstances....
04:00, 07/05/2019

Trump Meets Kim Jong Un In North Korea After Crossing Demilitarised Zone Donald Trump stepped onto North Korean soil Sunday as he met Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the peninsula, in a symbolic diplomatic spectacle and a first for any......
12:34, 06/30/2019

China’s President Xi Jinping Holds Talks With Kim Jong Un in North Korea (BEIJING) — The leaders of China and North Korea were talking in the North Korean capital Thursday, with stalled nuclear negotiations with Washington expected to be on the agenda. Chinese Presid...
11:00, 06/20/2019

Trump meets Kim Jong Un, becomes first sitting U.S. president to step into North Korea _____ SEOUL, South Korea — Taking an unprecedented step onto North Korean soil, President Donald Trump announced Sunday that Washington and Pyongyang will relaunch stalled nuclear talks. The statement...
18:00, 06/30/2019

U.S. should pay North Korea hospital bill for student prisoner who died: ex-envoy The former U.S. diplomat who secured the release from North Korea of American Otto Warmbier said on Monday Washington should honor its pledge to pay Pyongyang $2 million for the student's hospital car...
01:34, 04/30/2019

Defense ministry calls on North Korea to halt raising tensions South Korea's defense ministry called on North Korea Tuesday to stop escalating military tensions on the Korean peninsula, expressing concern over Pyongyang's firing of multiple projectiles into the E...
10:17, 05/07/2019

| At rare UN news conference, North Korea warns US over seized ship The ambassador of North Korea to the United Nations has warned the United States that its "outrageous" seizure of a cargo ship could have consequences on the future of US-North Korean relations, as he...
09:51, 05/22/2019

North Korea "Executed" Envoy, 4 Others After Failed Trump Summit: Report North Korea executed its special envoy to the United States following the collapse of the second summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper reported Friday....
19:00, 05/31/2019

Trump becomes first sitting US president in history to cross border into North Korea While the two spoke of reconciliation, Trump said that U.S. sanctions on the country over its nuclear weapons and missile development programs would stay for now....
17:00, 06/30/2019

Army vet, a Korean War POW, laid to rest in US after remains return from North Korea A funeral was held this week for a Korean War veteran nearly 70 years following his death in a prisoner-of-war camp after he was captured during the war....
11:17, 05/03/2019

North Korea warns the United States that its patience is wearing thin A North Korean spokesman said on Tuesday that the United States should change its approach in nuclear negotiations and warned that Pyongyang was running out of patience....
10:34, 06/05/2019

Trump says officials in 'final stages' of working out meeting with North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he had been told that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would like to meet him, and officials are arranging a quick meeting at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) div...
08:34, 06/30/2019

Facebook page of Australian missing in North Korea mysteriously reappears The Facebook page of an Australian man missing in North Korea reappeared then disappeared again on Saturday hours before Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Australia is still trying to find out what h...
08:34, 06/30/2019

Iran's Foreign Minister Plans North Korea Visit: Reports Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is planning to visit North Korea, Iran's state television reported on Sunday, without giving the date of the visit....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Xi Jinping lands in North Korea to meet Kim ahead of Trump talks First visit by Chinese president in 14 years expected to heal rift that has grown over Kim Jong-un’s nuclear programmePresident Xi Jinping has landed in North Korea for a historic trip to Pyongyang, r...
12:34, 06/20/2019

Pompeo insists North Korea nuclear deal still possible despite weapons test Secretary of state echoes the president, saying ‘there’s opportunity to get a negotiated outcome’ on a denuclearization dealSecretary of State Mike Pompeo insisted Sunday that a nuclear disarmament de...
22:51, 05/05/2019

North Korea calls U.S. ‘a gangster country,’ urges U.N. to act against ship seizure North Korea said in a letter to the U.N. that the Trump administration committed "an unlawful and outrageous act" by taking over the ship Wise Honest and moving it to American Samoa....
02:51, 05/21/2019

North Korea says recent rocket drill was 'regular and self-defensive': KCNA North Korea's "strike drill" last week at which leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the launch of rockets and at least one short-range ballistic missile was "regular and self-defensive," the country's foreign ...
23:17, 05/08/2019

North Korea calls Bolton 'warmonger' after comment on missile tests North Korea called John Bolton a "warmonger" Monday after the White House national security adviser said the recent ballistic missile tests by the regime had "no doubt" violated United Nations resolut...
19:34, 05/27/2019

North Korea fires two short-range missiles in second test in a week North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Thursday, the South's military said, less than a week after its leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test-firing of multiple rockets and a m...
14:51, 05/09/2019

North Korea’s Famed Mass Games Suspended After Criticism From Kim Jong Un (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea will temporarily suspend the latest edition of its famous mass games, which involve thousands of performers working in precise synchronization, after the premi...
22:34, 06/07/2019

North Korea urges U.S. to change 'hostile policy' on eve of summit anniversary North Korean state media called on the United States on Tuesday to "withdraw its hostile policy" towards Pyongyang or agreements made at a landmark summit in Singapore a year ago might become "a blank...
07:00, 06/11/2019

Prosecutors Sought Chinese Bank Records in North Korea Probe A U.S. federal judge ordered three Chinese banks to provide documents sought by a grand jury and federal prosecutors investigating a Hong Kong-based front company for North Korea’s nuclear program, ac...
09:34, 05/01/2019

New North Korea Weapons Test Threatens Trump’s Diplomatic Achievement Kim Jong-un’s latest weapons tests signaled that North Korea was escalating its pressure on President Trump to return to the table with a compromise on easing sanctions, analysts said....
19:17, 05/04/2019

Diplomats defend, deplore North Korea’s human rights record GENEVA (AP) — North Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations has defended his country’s human rights record and likened economic sanctions over its nuclear program to “crimes.”...
16:17, 05/09/2019