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North Korea says it’s fighting swine fever with quarantine

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...

North Korea says it’s fighting swine fever with quarantine

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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 e...
08:48, 05/10/2019

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 aft...
11:16, 04/28/2019

North Korea describes US impounding of vessel as 'robbery' North Korea has reacted sternly to last week's announcement that one of its cargo ships had been seized by the US. The seizure was described as "robbe...
03:32, 05/14/2019

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.     ...
13:32, 05/10/2019

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 sta...
14:32, 06/26/2019

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.        ...
09:16, 06/26/2019

Putin says U.S. guarantees unlikely to prompt North Korea to de-nuclearize Russian President Vladimir Putin said after holding his first face-to-face talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday that U.S. security g...
20:16, 04/28/2019

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 ...
16:32, 06/20/2019

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 a...
14:32, 06/20/2019

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 j...
01:32, 05/10/2019

China's Xi Meets North Korea's Kim, Both Seeking Leverage With U.S. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signaled a willingness to compromise in stalled nuclear talks with the U.S. during a meeting with Chinese President Xi...
11:48, 06/20/2019

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 Py...
03:48, 04/30/2019

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 signalin...
22:00, 06/02/2019

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 Ki...
09:32, 06/20/2019

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 hum...
06:16, 05/16/2019

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...
04:32, 06/26/2019

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 t...
06:48, 06/26/2019

U.S. tells North Korea: free political prisoners The United States called on North Korea on Thursday to dismantle camps estimated to be holding tens of thousands of political prisoners, while Pyongya...
10:00, 05/09/2019

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 ...
01:16, 06/19/2019

Trump says he received a 'beautiful' letter from North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump cozied up anew to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday, praising a "beautiful" letter he received from Kim and appea...
15:16, 06/11/2019

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 wou...
16:32, 06/11/2019

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 wi...
02:48, 05/25/2019

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.—w...
11:16, 06/15/2019

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...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Don't try our patience, North Korea tells U.S. a year after accord North Korea warned the United States that agreements made between the two countries' leaders in Singapore last year could be at risk, blaming the Unit...
01:00, 06/05/2019

China's Xi arrives in North Korea with senior economic official in tow Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday accompanied by a clutch of senior officials, including the head of the state economic pl...
00:00, 06/20/2019

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 w...
11:48, 06/05/2019

Pompeo responds cautiously to report of North Korea executions Secretary of State Mike Pompeo offered a cautious response on Friday to a report that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un had a top envoy executed after...
23:32, 05/31/2019

North Korea blames U.S. for failed summit, urges 'new calculation' North Korea said on Friday an "arbitrary and dishonest" U.S. position had resulted in the failure to reach a deal during a second North Korea-U.S. sum...
11:32, 05/24/2019

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 1...
00:16, 06/20/2019

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 l...
17:16, 05/25/2019

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 feeli...
20:48, 05/26/2019

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 s...
23:00, 06/22/2019

China's President Xi to Make First State Visit to North Korea China said President Xi Jinping will make his first state visit to North Korea this week, a trip seen as bolstering Beijing’s bargaining position ahea...
11:00, 06/17/2019

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 eveni...
08:16, 06/17/2019

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...
17:32, 05/29/2019

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 futu...
11:00, 05/06/2019

US photos show China not enforcing North Korea oil sanctions WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan sat down with his Chinese counterpart during his recent trip to Singapore and presented hi...
12:48, 06/11/2019

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 wit...
09:48, 06/24/2019

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 histo...
10:48, 06/16/2019

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 r...
02:00, 06/21/2019

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. Pre...
11:48, 05/24/2019

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 ...
21:01, 06/18/2019

'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 h...
05:16, 05/27/2019

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 employ...
09:32, 05/01/2019

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 ab...
22:32, 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...
21:16, 06/18/2019

North Korea missile test violated U.N. resolutions, says Japan North Korea's latest missile launch violated United Nations resolutions calling for a halt to such ballistic weapons tests, a spokesman for Japan's go...
05:00, 05/10/2019

Trump to visit South Korea in June for talks on North 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...
03:48, 05/16/2019

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 L...
23:32, 06/24/2019

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 d...
10:48, 05/17/2019

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...
22:48, 05/26/2019

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...
04:00, 05/24/2019

Kim’s sister back in public eye at North Korea’s mass games Sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends public event in Pyongyang, casting further doubt on speculation she had been ordered to lay low afte...
03:16, 06/04/2019

| 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 th...
01:00, 05/09/2019

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...
09:32, 06/20/2019

China's Xi says world hopes North Korea-U.S. talks can succeed The world hopes North Korea and the United States can talk to each other and for those talks to be successful, Chinese President Xi Jinping told North...
09:00, 06/20/2019

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 sa...
20:16, 04/29/2019

Seoul: 2 North Korean fishermen defect to South Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says two of four North Korean fishermen who were rescued off a boat drifting in South Korean waters will remain ...
00:16, 06/18/2019

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 a...
23:32, 05/08/2019

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 P...
19:32, 04/29/2019

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 c...
10:16, 06/20/2019

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 betwee...
03:33, 06/18/2019

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 de...
19:16, 06/26/2019

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 gro...
07:48, 06/09/2019

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 dismi...
20:32, 05/25/2019

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, a...
03:48, 06/13/2019

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 prod...
22:00, 05/26/2019

China's Xi arrives in North Korea week before he's due to meet Trump Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in North Korea on Thursday as Beijing looks to bolster its neighbor, hit by U.N. sanctions over its nuclear and m...
02:00, 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....
11:32, 06/18/2019

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 s...
17:16, 06/02/2019

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 imp...
07:16, 05/24/2019

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 al...
20:48, 05/31/2019

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 s...
02:32, 06/04/2019

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 w...
07:32, 05/09/2019

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-understoo...
07:48, 05/16/2019

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 denucle...
14:16, 05/05/2019

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 ...
02:00, 05/28/2019

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 weapon...
09:32, 06/19/2019

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 Sunda...
10:48, 06/23/2019

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 late...
00:00, 05/04/2019

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 recei...
18:48, 06/24/2019

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 leverag...
21:48, 06/22/2019

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 environment...
16:16, 05/22/2019

| 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...
03:00, 05/01/2019

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...
16:16, 05/22/2019

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, cal...
22:00, 05/21/2019

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 ...
01:48, 05/26/2019

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 Wi...
10:00, 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 countr...
04:16, 06/19/2019

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 S...
03:32, 05/04/2019

China appoints its envoy on North Korea its ambassador to Japan China has appointed its special envoy for North Korea, Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou, its ambassador to Japan, Chinese state media said on Tuesda...
05:00, 05/28/2019

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.'...
09:00, 05/04/2019

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 “can...
16:32, 05/03/2019

North Korea Calls Joe Biden a ‘Fool of Low I.Q.’ for Criticizing Kim Jong Un (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a “fool of low IQ” and an “imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a...
01:00, 05/22/2019

North Korea demands return of cargo ship seized by US SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has called the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship involved in banned coal exports an “unlawful robb...
23:00, 05/13/2019

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, mock...
08:48, 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 test...
00:16, 05/27/2019

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 transfer...
10:32, 06/12/2019

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 ...
23:00, 06/18/2019

North Korea 'executes envoy to US' after Trump summit failures Kim Hyok-chol killed and senior negotiator Kim Yong-chol subjected to forced labour in wake of abortive Hanoi talksNorth Korea executed Kim Hyok-chol,...
18:16, 05/30/2019

"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...
07:00, 05/10/2019

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 ...
08:32, 05/10/2019

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 ...
10:48, 05/28/2019

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...
13:32, 05/24/2019

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 pl...
10:16, 05/10/2019

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...
12:32, 04/28/2019

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...
20:00, 05/03/2019

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 hel...
12:32, 05/21/2019

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 nom...
22:48, 05/20/2019

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, ...
10:32, 05/03/2019

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 Bid...
11:48, 05/26/2019

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, ...
15:48, 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...
07:00, 06/12/2019

North Korea fires short-range missiles into the sea, report says South Korean and US experts were analysing the launches, says Yonhap news agencyNorth Korea has fired a number of short-range missiles into the sea fr...
20:16, 05/03/2019

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...
19:00, 05/27/2019

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....
20:32, 06/03/2019

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 su...
20:48, 06/10/2019

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 ...
02:00, 06/20/2019

Reporter's Notebook: North Korea's UN ambassador silent about Otto Warmbier When we saw Kim Jong Un's ambassador to the United Nations, Kim Song, leaving the U.N. Secretariat building, I thought that his sudden appearance pres...
18:16, 05/08/2019

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 P...
17:48, 04/29/2019

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 Washi...
03:00, 06/20/2019

Experts: North Korea peace talks can move forward but Bolton is in the way A panel of experts on Tuesday said North Korea peace talks remain viable but hawkish voices such as national security adviser John Bolton are in the w...
07:00, 05/28/2019

North Korea Has Fired an Unidentified Projectile, South Korean Military Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Thursday fired at least one unidentified projectile from the country’s western area, South KoreaR...
04:16, 05/09/2019

North Korea dubs 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 Nor...
03:32, 05/27/2019

Diplomats defend, deplore North Korea's human rights record North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations has defended his country's human rights record and likened economic sanctions over its nuclear program ...
11:16, 05/09/2019

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...
09:00, 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...
04:00, 05/11/2019

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 w...
19:48, 05/14/2019

Pentagon confirms North Korea launched multiple ballistic missiles The U.S. Defense Department said launches by North Korea earlier on Thursday consisted of multiple ballistic missiles that flew in excess of 300 km (1...
18:00, 05/09/2019

North Korea touts ability to separate ‘patriots from traitors’ on Workers’ Day North Korea marked International Worker's Day, a worldwide holiday celebrating the working classes, by calling attention to the state ideology of "sel...
09:32, 05/01/2019

Trump, Bolton appear to differ on significance of North Korea missile test President Trump on Monday said he views the recent North Korea missile tests differently than some of his close advisers and said he was not bothered ...
14:00, 05/27/2019

New North Korea Concerns Flare as Trump’s Signature Diplomacy Wilts Two missile tests, the seizure of a North Korean ship and the public revelation of a weapons base signaled that efforts of a U.S. rapprochement with P...
19:16, 05/09/2019

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...
20:16, 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 w...
07:16, 06/07/2019

'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...
05:00, 05/10/2019

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 te...
05:00, 05/10/2019

Sen. Barrasso throws support behind Trump's handling of Iran, North Korea Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., a member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, expressed his support for President Trump’s handling of Iran and No...
15:16, 05/09/2019

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 “f...
01:16, 05/14/2019

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 in a likely protest by leader Kim Jong Un at the United States after he and...
10:00, 05/09/2019

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...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Pompeo returned to Washington to discuss Iran, North Korea: official U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cut short a European trip and returned to Washington for meetings on Iran and North Korea, a senior State Departme...
10:00, 05/09/2019

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 reg...
22:00, 05/27/2019

U.S. envoy signed North Korea document to pay for Warmbier's care: Bolton The United States signed a document agreeing to pay North Korea for the care of American Otto Warmbier but never paid the $2 million Pyongyang demande...
11:16, 04/28/2019

Boycott North Korea's 'inhumane' mass gymnastic displays, says ex-diplomat Defector calls on European tourists and online viewers to shun cultural displays that take children out of schoolThe highest-ranking official to defec...
23:32, 05/29/2019

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 be...
23:00, 05/13/2019

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 Pyongy...
23:00, 05/13/2019

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...
00:32, 05/14/2019

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...
11:32, 05/14/2019

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 expres...
01:48, 06/05/2019

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...
16:16, 06/21/2019

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 ...
19:32, 05/03/2019

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 Po...
16:48, 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 ...
18:32, 05/20/2019

Japan's Abe signals shift on North Korea, says will meet Kim without conditions: media Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said he is ready to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un without conditions to end long-running mistrust betwee...
04:00, 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 runni...
06:48, 06/05/2019

North Korea warns of 'undesired consequences' 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 denu...
13:32, 04/30/2019

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 mil...
06:32, 05/03/2019

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 Donal...
07:00, 05/31/2019

Trump and Biden Campaign Trade Jabs Over North Korea’s Remarks After the president sided with Kim Jong-un in mocking Mr. Biden’s intelligence, Mr. Biden let an aide rebut it instead of taking on Mr. Trump himself....
19:48, 05/28/2019

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 sta...
08:48, 06/23/2019

'Like Escaping Into the Desert.' More Women Forced Into Sex Trade When Fleeing North Korea. Escaping North Korea’s authoritarian regime comes at a high price. The perilous journey through China is especially punishing for many women and girls...
04:00, 05/20/2019

Flash drives are bringing freedom to North Korea, a few gigabytes at a time North Korea is an enigma at many levels. The Hermit Kingdom is famous for being a land without internet, but it is also a place where cyber-activism o...
04:48, 06/09/2019

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...
08:48, 04/30/2019

North Korea Executed Members of Nuclear-Negotiating Team, Defectors Say The South Korean government is looking into a report that North Korea has executed several members of its nuclear negotiating team as a consequence of...
04:48, 05/31/2019

North Korea reveals explosive HIV outbreak—after claiming to be disease-free Enlarge / This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 18, 2016, shows North Korean leader Kim...
18:48, 06/25/2019

Poll: A third of Americans favor nuclear strike in North Korea scenario A new survey has shown about a third of Americans would support a preemptive nuclear strike on North Korea, if it resumes long-range missile testing....
16:16, 06/25/2019

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 resolv...
06:00, 06/19/2019

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...
19:16, 05/03/2019

North Korea fires several short-range missiles, its first launch in more than a year North Korea has fired several unidentified short-range missiles from its eastern coast — its first missile launch in more than a year — ac...
02:32, 05/04/2019

| 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...
01:00, 05/22/2019

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 f...
21:16, 04/30/2019

South Korea set to respond to North’s launch of short-range ‘projectiles’ South Korea is poised to respond to additional missile launches after North Korea fired several short-range “projectiles” into the sea off its eastern...
08:00, 05/04/2019

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, ...
20:00, 06/12/2019

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 o...
09:00, 05/04/2019

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 summ...
21:16, 06/22/2019

In Weapons Tests, North Korea Revives an Old Playbook, With a Strategic Twist A year after beginning a bold experiment in the power of personal diplomacy, President Trump has run headlong into its limits, discovering that it is ...
15:00, 05/04/2019

US judge orders Chinese banks to hand over North Korea records A U.S. district judge has ordered three Chinese banks to comply with U.S. investigators' demands that they hand over records connected to the all...
19:48, 04/30/2019

North Korea's famed Mass Games put on pause after Kim Jong Un criticism North Korea's famed Mass Games is being put on pause, according to tour groups that organize visits to the country, two days after Kim Jong Un was rep...
06:16, 06/05/2019

North Korea Tested Rocket Launchers And "Tactical Guided Weapons" North Korea's state media said Sunday that leader Kim Jong Un had overseen a rocket and tactical guided weapons test, after the drill Saturday raised ...
04:48, 05/05/2019

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 ...
12:48, 05/21/2019

'I love you, China': North Korea woos Xi in lavish state visit North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed that strengthening bilateral ties, at a time of "serious and complicated...
20:48, 06/20/2019

'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 pe...
23:16, 06/02/2019

Trump appears to contradict Bolton on North Korea, expresses ‘confidence’ in Kim Not long after national security adviser John Bolton denounced North Korea’s actions, the president said he believes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “...
19:32, 05/25/2019

North Korea urges UN chief to address ship seizure by 'gangster' US North Korea asked United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to deal with the "illegal" seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United States,...
02:32, 05/18/2019

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 Ga...
06:32, 06/11/2019

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 leade...
11:16, 05/31/2019

U.S. military identifies more remains of American war dead handed over by North Korea The U.S. military said on Tuesday that it had identified a total of six American troops from 55 boxes of human remains from the 1950-53 Korean War tha...
18:32, 05/28/2019

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 bee...
09:32, 05/07/2019

Xi Jinping Will Make First Visit to North Korea Ahead of Meeting With Trump At a time when tensions among North Korea, China and the United States have been high, some officials see Mr. Xi’s trip to Pyongyang as a way to cool ...
11:48, 06/17/2019

North Korea says recent rocket drill was "routine and self-defensive": KCNA Last week's "strike drill" in which North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the launch of rockets and at least one short-range ballistic missile was "...
07:32, 05/08/2019

Trump Team’s Mixed Messages on 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 ...
09:48, 05/08/2019

North Korea asks U.N. chief to address ship seizure by 'gangster' U.S. North Korea has asked United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to deal with the "illegal" seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United Sta...
01:16, 05/18/2019

U.S. ready to resume North Korea talks ‘at a moment’s notice’: Pompeo Pompeo said he hoped that a letter recently sent by U.S. President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would “provide a good foundation fo...
18:48, 06/23/2019

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 S...
11:32, 05/19/2019

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 Pyo...
05:48, 05/07/2019

"North Korea Mass Destruction Weapons Program Violates UN Resolution": US The US State Department said Tuesday that North Korea's overall program of weapons of mass destruction violated UN resolutions, after President Donald...
21:00, 05/28/2019

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 "r...
12:48, 05/08/2019

North Korea lashes out at US 'hostile acts' as Trump heads to Asia Pyongyang has lashed out at Washington in a surprise move, just days after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un received an "excellent" personal letter fro...
01:32, 06/26/2019

Seoul: More analysis needed before confirming North Korea fired 'ballistic' missiles South Korea's military insisted Friday that it is still unclear whether the short-range missiles North Korea fired a day earlier were ballistic missil...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Trump insists nuclear deal will happen after North Korea fires projectiles President tweeted on Saturday he believes Kim Jong-un understands North Korea’s ‘great economic potential’ and won’t interfereDonald Trump said he sti...
15:48, 05/04/2019

North Korea Fires Projectile, Days After Short-Range Weapon Launch North Korea launched a projectile that appeared to have been fired from a missile base in the country’s western region, according to South Korea’s Def...
04:00, 05/09/2019

White House declines comment on North Korea purge, keeps focus on denuclearization White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders declined to comment on Friday on reports that North Korea has executed its nuclear envoy in a purge of officials...
12:00, 05/31/2019

On world stage, Trump backs North Korea's scathing criticism of Biden U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday publicly endorsed North Korea's scathing personal attack on former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, dismissing cri...
20:48, 05/27/2019

North Korea Tests Multiple Rocket Launchers In "Strike Drill": Report North Korea has tested long-range multiple rocket launchers and tactical guided weapons in a "strike drill" overseen by leader Kim Jong Un, state medi...
16:32, 05/04/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un reportedly executes officials after failed Hanoi summit with US North Korea executed Kim Hyok Chol, its special envoy to the United States, and foreign ministry officials who carried out working-level negotiations ...
20:48, 05/30/2019

Were North Korea's recent test missiles provided by Russia? They look very similar They look just like a controversial and widely copied missile the Russian military has been actively trying to sell abroad for years.   ...
11:16, 05/10/2019

Xi Jinping Heads To North Korea To Meet Kim Jong Un Ahead Of Trump Talks Chinese President Xi Jinping makes a historic trip to Pyongyang on Thursday, rebooting a troubled alliance as he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un f...
17:32, 06/19/2019

North Korea fires at least 1 projectile into East Sea, 5 days after previous launches: reports North Korea fired at least one unidentified projectile from a western region north of Pyongyang on Thursday in the country’s second such launch in les...
03:48, 05/09/2019

North Korea Launches 'Several' Unidentified Projectiles Amid Stalled Nuclear Talks North Korea fired off what the South Korean military described as “several unidentified short-range projectiles” early Saturday local time in a move t...
13:00, 05/04/2019

Kim Jong-un executes North Korea envoy over failed Trump nuclear summit BRUTAL tyrant Kim Jong-un has reportedly executed the envoy credited in helping set up a meeting with US President Donald Trump after the last summit ...
03:16, 05/31/2019

North Korea calls Joe Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over his criticism of Kim Jong Un Biden had on Saturday accused President Trump of cozying up to “dictators and tyrants” like Kim and Russian President Vladimir Putin. ...
04:32, 05/22/2019

One year after historic Singapore summit, North Korea no closer to giving up its nukes UNHAPPY ANNIVERSARY: Today, June 12, marks one year since the historic Singapore summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, t...
07:00, 06/12/2019

North Korea resumes Mass Games ahead of Xi Jingping visit, report says North Korea could be restarting the state's controversial Mass Games ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's historic visit to the Kim Jong Un regime....
07:48, 06/19/2019

North Korea executes U.S. nuclear envoy after failed Trump summit: report Kim Hyok Chol was executed by firing squad in March along with four other foreign ministry officials, South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper reporte...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Heartsick families of Japanese abducted by North Korea hope Trump meet will help Takuya Yokota chokes up as he talks about a photograph of his older sister Megumi, whom he has not seen since she was abducted from a beach by North K...
03:32, 05/22/2019

U.S. Halts Recovery of Remains of Missing Soldiers Amid Impasse With North Korea U.S. officials are pausing efforts to recover the remains of American solders who went missing in the Korean War, citing a lack of cooperation from No...
00:16, 05/09/2019

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 negotiat...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Russia, China Block US Effort To Halt North Korea Fuel Deliveries Russia and China on Tuesday blocked an American initiative that aimed to halt fuel deliveries to North Korea, which Washington accuses of exceeding it...
01:16, 06/19/2019

President Trump, in Japan, Says North Korea Missile Launch ‘Disturbed Some of My People… but Not Me’ (TOKYO) — Seemingly contradicting his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday played down North Korea’s recent missile...
10:16, 05/26/2019

Otto Warmbier's mother calls for more sanctions on 'cancer on the earth' North Korea Cindy Warmbier, mother of the student who died after being held hostage in North Korea, made an emotional call for further sanctions against Kim Jong ...
12:00, 05/04/2019

North Korea Warns of Worst Drought in Decades, But Some Question Famine Fears North Korea is confronting its worst drought in nearly 40 years, its state media said, as international relief groups warn of a mounting food shortage...
05:16, 05/16/2019

North Korea fires short-range missile: Yonhap News Agency North Korea fired a short-range missile from the east coast city of Wonsan toward the east on Saturday morning, Yonhap News Agency reported, citing So...
19:32, 05/03/2019

North Korea holds mass celebration in Xi's honor amid talks on US tensions Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un attended an elaborate celebration in Pyongyang Thursday celebrating 70 years of diplomatic relations between China and Nort...
21:48, 06/20/2019

Trump not ‘personally bothered’ by North Korea missile tests — despite Japan’s concerns U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that he is not "personally bothered" by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month...
07:00, 05/27/2019

North Korea launches two short-range missiles, at same time as U.S. ICBM test The launches come amid a chill in relations between Pyongyang and Washington, and some experts said the tests were a signal that Kim Jong Un is not pr...
18:32, 05/09/2019

Poll: More than half of South Koreans back Moon Jae-in's North Korea policy More than half of South Korean adults positively evaluate the Moon Jae-in government's policy of making peace with North Korea, a poll showed Wednesda...
05:48, 05/08/2019

North Korea fires short-range missiles as US envoy visits the South North Korea fired two short-range missiles on in its second test in under a week. The United States said it seized a North Korean cargo ship as tensio...
18:16, 05/09/2019

North Korea suspends Mass Games after Kim Jong Un criticized famous show North Korea plans to temporarily suspend its famous Mass Games gymnastics show — which features thousands of performers — after supreme leader Kim Jon...
10:16, 06/05/2019

Kim Jong Un Receives 'Excellent' Letter From Trump, North Korea State Media Says President Trump sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a letter containing “excellent content,” Pyongyang’s state media said, a sign the two sides are o...
03:32, 06/23/2019

North Korea fires more missiles, U.S. announces ship seizure as tensions mount North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Thursday in its second such test in less than a week, and the United States said it ...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Swimming: FINA and South Korea appeal to North to join World Championships The organizers of July's Swimming World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea and the world swimming body FINA have appealed to North Korea to partici...
12:32, 05/23/2019

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 Ko...
03:32, 05/27/2019

North Korea Calls Trump Security Aide ''War Maniac'' Over Missile Comment North Korea slammed US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Monday, calling him a "war maniac" who should be banished, just as President Donald Tr...
05:16, 05/27/2019

South Korean unification minister: Economic projects with North Korea in limbo South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said proposed economic projects with North Korea are on hold due to stalled Washington and Pyongyang n...
13:32, 06/04/2019

North Korea's public execution sites numbering in the hundreds identified in new report Over 300 sites in North Korea have been identified being the location of public executions carried out by the hermit kingdom, sometimes drawing hundre...
22:00, 06/11/2019

U.S. 'gravely concerned' by human rights abuses in North Korea: State Department North Korea's government has subjected its people to "egregious violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms" and the United States remains "gr...
16:16, 05/06/2019

North Korea to pause 'Mass Games' after leader Kim complains: tour agencies 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 expres...
01:00, 06/05/2019

One-third of Americans would support preemptive nuclear strike on North Korea — even if it killed 1 million A survey by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and YouGov asked people to consider a scenario in which North Korea had tested a long-range missile ...
07:16, 06/25/2019

North Korea defectors send anti-Kim flyers into London embassy compound A group of North Korea defectors tossed 500 copies of anti-Pyongyang flyers into the North Korean Embassy in London, a major diplomatic outpost in Eur...
08:48, 05/31/2019

North Korea: Multiple rocket launchers, tactical guided weapons tested North Korea on Sunday acknowledged it tested multiple rocket launchers and tactical guided weapons one day earlier in a "strike drill" to test their e...
07:16, 05/05/2019

Pentagon stops program to retrieve remains from Korean War after North Korea goes silent Attempts by the Pentagon to retrieve remains of U.S. troops from North Korea have stopped due to a lack of communication from Pyongyang, U.S. official...
15:00, 05/09/2019

Trump to meet with South Korea leader after Pompeo pushes for talks with North President Trump will visit South Korea this weekend to meet with President Moon Jae-in after an exchange of letters with North Korean leader Kim Jong ...
10:48, 06/24/2019

North Korea Reportedly Executed Its Nuclear Envoy After the Failed Trump-Kim Summit North Korea executed its former top nuclear envoy with the U.S. along with four other foreign ministry officials in March after a failed summit betwee...
06:48, 05/31/2019

Acting defense secretary breaks with Trump on North Korea missile launches Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said North Korea’s recent ballistic missile launches violate a United Nations Security Council resolut...
15:16, 05/29/2019

Hundreds of foreign companies attend North Korea trade fair despite sanctions An international trade fair in North Korea this week may be the largest such event on record, analysts said on Tuesday, with hundreds of Chinese and o...
04:48, 05/21/2019

Trump presses Japan over trade gap, expects 'good things' from North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday to even out a trade imbalance with the United States and said he was ...
03:32, 05/27/2019

North Korea executes nuclear envoy to U.S. after failed Trump summit: report Kim Hyok Chol was executed by firing squad in March along with four other foreign ministry officials, South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper reporte...
06:16, 05/31/2019

"Extreme Drought" In North Korea, Says State Media Amid Food Shortages North Korea's average rain and snowfall this year fell to the lowest level in 37 years, Pyongyang's state media said Wednesday, just days after the UN...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Anti-North Korea group Free Joseon calls for release of ex-U.S. Marine The anti-Pyongyang group that has been identified as a North Korea government-in-exile is calling for the release of a suspect linked to a raid on the...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Images show North Korea missile launch as Pyongyang tests Trump A new satellite image obtained by CNN shows the smoke trail of a Friday rocket launch by North Korea that is likely a short-range missile, according t...
20:00, 05/05/2019

North Korea executes 5 officials over failed Kim-Trump summit: South Korean media North Korea has executed five officials for their role in the failed second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un,...
01:48, 05/31/2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping To Visit North Korea This Week, State Media Reports (BEIJING) — Chinese President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to North Korea this week, state media announced Monday, as U.S. talks with Nort...
11:48, 06/17/2019

North Korea Called John Bolton a ‘War Monger’ After He Said Missile Tests Violated Rules (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Monday called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a “war monger” and “defective h...
03:16, 05/27/2019

Trump 'smiled' when North Korea called Biden 'low IQ,' suggests critical editorial was a 'signal' President Trump reiterated his confidence in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday, indicating that the rogue nation may have tried to send him ...
18:00, 05/25/2019

Weapons tests, stalled talks complicate South Korea's push for food aid to North Impoverished North Korea is suffering its worst drought in decades and food supplies are reportedly running low, but South Korea's push to provide aid...
01:32, 05/16/2019

South Korea Apologizes After North Korean Fishing Boat Arrives at Port Undetected A North Korean fishing boat puttered around in South Korean waters for two without being intercepted. South Koreans are scandalized by the lapse in vi...
01:32, 06/20/2019

North Korea Test-Fires Short-Range Projectiles, Prompting Trump Tweet North Korea has test-fired what South Korean officials are describing as short-range projectiles into the sea off the North’s eastern coast. The term ...
09:48, 05/04/2019

Otto Warmbier’s mother says North Korea ‘a cancer on earth’, calls diplomacy a ‘charade’ Cindy Warmbier, the mother of University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier, who was detained and held in North Korea who died after he returned back t...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: ending rape in war, Khashoggi, forced displacement, North Korea and Mali On Wednesday, these are the main stories: International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict; the UN independent investigator for th...
16:48, 06/19/2019

Trump and Putin talked about Mueller report, Venezuela and North Korea during phone call President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin discussed the Mueller report, Venezuela and North Korea during a phone call on Friday, the Wh...
10:00, 05/03/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Ordered "Long-Range Strike" Drill: State Media North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw a "long-range strike" drill, the state news agency reported Friday, a day after South Korea said the weapons f...
19:00, 05/09/2019