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North Korea takes steps to prevent the spread of African swine fever: State media

North Korea's Rodong Sinmun newspaper quoted the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, as saying "prevention is the key to production in livestock industry"....

North Korea takes steps to prevent the spread of African swine fever: State media

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South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea is readying to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea at a farm in Jagang p...
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Seoul: North Korea confirms African swine fever outbreak SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea is scrambling to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North...
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EU fights 'urgent challenge' of African swine fever spread The European Union faces an urgent challenge in tackling an outbreak of African swine fever which threatens Bulgaria's pig breeding industry, a Commis...
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African swine fever continues relentless spread through Asia and Europe Serbian officials this week confirmed that African swine fever has infected hogs in their nation, making it the 18th country now battling the incurabl...
09:32, 08/14/2019

Bulgaria has failed to halt spread of African swine fever in threat to pig industry Bulgaria has failed to contain the spread of African swine fever, its deputy agriculture minister said on Wednesday amid concerns that the Black Sea c...
07:00, 08/07/2019

South Korea confirms African swine fever outbreak UK government says it expects disease to arrive within a year as China ditches pork tariffsSouth Korea is the latest country to confirm an outbreak of...
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South Korea confirms first outbreak of African swine fever South Korea has become the latest country affected by deadly African swine fever, after several pigs that died at a farm were found to have been infec...
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South Korea on highest alert after African swine fever found South Korea has raised its animal disease alert to the highest level after discovering its first outbreak of deadly African swine fever at a pig farm ...
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South Korea detects first African swine fever outbreak - ministry South Korea reported its first outbreak of deadly African swine fever at a pig farm in Paju, northwest of Seoul, its agriculture ministry said on Tues...
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South Korea on alert after 1st African swine fever case confirmed South Korea is on alert Tuesday to prevent the spread of African swine fever after the first case of the animal disease was confirmed near the border ...
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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 area...
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21:17, 09/16/2019

South Korea confirms 2nd case of deadly African swine fever, pledges vigilance South Korea has confirmed a second case of African swine fever at a pig farm near the border with North Korea, a day after reporting its first-ever ou...
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Asian nations scramble to stop spread of contagious swine fever HANOI, Vietnam — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever, with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pig...
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Third Bulgarian pig farm hit by African swine fever Bulgarian veterinary authorities said on Friday they will cull 30,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in no...
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Fifth Bulgarian pig farm hit by African swine fever Bulgarian authorities said on Wednesday that they would cull another 17,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm...
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Bulgaria confirms two cases of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed two cases of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Zhernov near the town of Pleven in the northern part of ...
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African swine fever continues spreading through 18 countries Serbian officials this week confirmed that African swine fever has infected hogs in their nation, making it the 18th country battling the incurable di...
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Bulgaria reports six new outbreaks of African swine fever Bulgaria has reported new outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs in six villages in the northern region of Pleven, the national food saf...
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Moldova reports two more outbreaks of African swine fever: OIE Moldova has reported two further outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said...
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Fourth Bulgarian pig farm hit by African swine fever Bulgarian veterinary authorities said on Tuesday they would cull 17,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in ...
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African swine fever hits another pig farm in Bulgaria Bulgaria has detected another outbreak of African swine fever at a pig breeding farm near the north eastern city of Ruse, after the deadly virus was d...
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Thailand to ban pig imports from Myanmar over African swine fever Thailand will ban the import of pigs from Myanmar for 90 days, the country's livestock department told Reuters on Thursday, after the neighboring coun...
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African swine fever likely arriving at U.S. airports, study says Pork products testing positive for African swine fever are likely arriving at airports across the United States, carried by travelers from infected re...
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Bulgaria reports new case of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed a new case of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Novachene near the town of Pleven in the north of the c...
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Laos confirms first cases of African swine fever - OIE Laos has reported its first cases of African swine fever (ASF), confirming outbreaks in the southern province of Saravane, the Paris-based World Organ...
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Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week....
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Vietnam says will have African swine fever vaccine 'soon', experts skeptical Vietnam said on Tuesday it has had initial success in creating a vaccine to fight African swine fever, which has infected farms throughout the Southea...
09:48, 07/02/2019

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Vietnam to mobilize military in fight against African swine fever Vietnam said it will mobilize its military and police forces to help combat the outbreak of African swine fever that has already resulted in the culli...
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China has shown 'shortcomings' in bid to contain African swine fever: cabinet China has shown shortcomings in some aspects of preventing African swine fever, and the situation remains complicated and severe, the country's cabine...
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African swine fever hits sixth pig farm in Bulgaria Bulgaria's veterinary authorities said on Friday they would cull 8,253 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in t...
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Hong Kong reports African swine fever case Hong Kong government confirmed an African swine fever case on Friday night, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland C...
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China to ban imports of pigs from Cambodia due to African swine fever China will ban imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Cambodia, its customs said on Monday, after the Southeast nation reported its fir...
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China says making progress on African swine fever vaccine China will start work on clinical trials of an African swine fever vaccine, state media said on Friday, as the disease continues to spread through the...
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06:00, 07/20/2019

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Philippines declares first African swine fever outbreak near Manila Dead pigs found in some backyard farms in the Philippines tested positive for African swine fever, the country's agriculture chief said on Monday, the...
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China reports new African swine fever case in Ningxia China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs reported a new case of African swine fever on a farm in the northwestern region of Ningxia on Tuesda...
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China bans pig imports from Laos due to African swine fever China said on Friday it has banned direct and indirect imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Laos due to the first African swine fever...
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World races to develop African swine fever vaccine Governments, universities and private businesses around the world are racing to develop a vaccine for African swine fever before the disease infects t...
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China confirms new African swine fever outbreak in Guangxi China's agriculture ministry said on Friday it had confirmed an African swine fever outbreak in Luchuan county in the southwestern region of Guangxi t...
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Vietnam culls 4.7 million pigs as African swine fever spreads Vietnam has culled about 4.7 million pigs to contain an outbreak of African swine fever that has spread to all 63 provinces in the Southeast Asian cou...
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UK institute, Belgian firm team up for African swine fever treatment Britain's Pirbright Institute is partnering with Belgian biotechnology company ViroVet to develop the first antiviral drugs that act against African S...
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World organization launches initiative to eradicate African swine fever As African swine fever continues its relentless spread across Asia, the World Organisation for Animal Health this week announced it will launch a glob...
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China says African swine fever cases slowing; pig output returning The number of fresh outbreaks of African swine fever in China has dropped this year and pig production is slowly returning to normal, its vice agricul...
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Beijing admits 'weaknesses' in handling of African swine fever crisis The Chinese government issued a rare admission of failure Wednesday, saying that there had been "weaknesses" in the handling of an African swine fever...
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China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Sichuan province China's agriculture ministry on Wednesday said a new outbreak of African swine fever had been confirmed in Sichuan province in the southwest of the co...
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Hong Kong culls 6,000 pigs after African swine fever found Incurable virus detected in a pig imported from Guangdong province in mainland ChinaHong Kong will cull 6,000 pigs after its first ever case of Africa...
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Russia reports African swine fever outbreak near China border A new outbreak of African swine fever has been found at a privately-held farm in a village in Russia's Primorsk region near the border with China, Rus...
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China detects African swine fever in pigs transported to Liaoning: Xinhua China detected African swine fever virus in live pigs being transported to the northeastern Liaoning province, the official Xinhua News Agency said on...
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Vietnam culls 1.2 million pigs as African swine fever spreads nationwide Vietnam has culled more than 1.2 million farmed pigs infected with African swine fever, the government said on Monday, as the virus continues to sprea...
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Serbia reports suspected African swine fever cases in backyard pigs Serbia has reported four suspected outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) sa...
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China to investigate local authorities' efforts to control African swine fever China's agriculture ministry said on Monday it will carry out checks on local veterinary authorities in 10 provinces as it tries to slow the ongoing s...
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Vietnam culls 2.5 million pigs to halt African swine fever outbreak: officials Vietnam has culled more than 2.5 million pigs to contain the spread of an African swine fever outbreak that is in danger of infecting every province o...
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African swine fever hits industrial farms in Vietnam, 2.8 million pigs culled Vietnam has culled nearly 10% of its pig herd to contain an African swine fever outbreak that has started hitting large-scale industrial farms, the go...
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African swine fever could drive up inflation in emerging markets as pork prices soar African swine fever, which has already ravaged pig herds in China and pushed up food prices there, could also drive up inflation in the other emerging...
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China cuts 2019/20 corn use forecast by 2 million tonnes due to African swine fever China's agriculture ministry on Thursday said it was lowering its forecast for corn consumption in the 2019/20 crop year amid outbreaks of African swi...
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eSwatini bans imports of live pigs from countries affected by African swine fever The Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, banned imports of live pigs on Monday from countries that test positive for African Swine Fever ...
11:00, 06/17/2019

Dead pigs in Philippines' backyard farms found positive for African swine fever virus Dead pigs found in some backyard farms in the Philippines tested positive for the African swine fever virus, the country's agriculture chief said on M...
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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...
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South Korea says 2 farms tested negative for swine fever South Korea says tests on dead pigs from two farms near its border with North Korea came back negative for African swine fever, at least temporarily e...
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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...
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The Son of a Prominent South Korean Defector Has Also Defected to North Korea, State Media Reports (SEOUL, South Korea) — The son of the highest-profile South Korean to defect to North Korea has arrived in the North to permanently resettle, No...
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05:32, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Swine fever takes toll on profit at Chinese pork giant WH Group China's WH Group on Tuesday reported a 16.9% fall in first-half profit as higher meat prices due to a devastating hog disease hurt margins at the worl...
06:48, 08/13/2019

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has arrived in North Korea for first visit since taking office in 2013 BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has arrived in North Korea for first visit since taking office in 2013....
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North Korea State Media: Kim Jong Un Oversees Missile Firing Drills and Calls for ‘High Alert Posture’ (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korean state media on Sunday showed leader Kim Jong Un observing live-fire drills of long-range multiple rocket lau...
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Nebraska officials say mosquito that can spread Zika, yellow fever found in state for first time A type of mosquito that’s known to spread illnesses such as Zika virus, yellow fever, dengue, and chikungunya have been found in a Nebraska county, he...
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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...
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23:01, 09/18/2019

South Korea rejects Japan media reports on transfer of material to North Korea South Korea on Tuesday denied accusations in Japanese media that it had transported Japanese high-tech material to North Korea, calling for an immedia...
04:00, 07/09/2019

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China urges U.S. to take steps to ensure North Korea talks resume China urged the United States on Thursday to adopt an approach more conducive to dialogue in response to North Korea's goodwill in wanting to resume d...
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01:48, 06/30/2019

Trump steps into North Korea in historic DMZ visit, agrees to resume nuclear talks 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 o...
10:32, 06/30/2019

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

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 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

'Purged' North Korean diplomat appears in state media High-ranking North Korean diplomat Kim Yong Chol was identified attending an art performance alongside leader Kim Jong Un in the country's state media...
11:00, 06/03/2019

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

North Korea blasts 'thoughtless remarks' from US Secretary of State A senior North Korean diplomat has berated US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for comments saying that Pyongyang had gone "rogue." The statement carrie...
09:01, 08/31/2019

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

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

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 possi...
02:16, 07/12/2019

Japan culls 753 hogs to contain swine fever outbreak Japanese officials have culled 753 pigs in Saitama Prefecture north of Tokyo after detecting an outbreak of swine fever, the Yomiuri newspaper said on...
22:32, 09/14/2019

Philippines bans pig imports from Laos due to swine fever: WTO The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak, it said in filings published by the Worl...
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China's pig farms clean up to beat swine fever A devastating outbreak of African swine fever that has killed millions of pigs in China is changing attitudes in a country where farm hygiene has ofte...
10:00, 07/16/2019

China's pig herd predicted to shrink by 50% due to swine fever China's pig herd could halve by the end of 2019 from a year earlier as an epidemic of African swine fever sweeps through the world's top por...
23:16, 07/29/2019

Two more swine fever outbreaks detected in South Africa Two more outbreaks of African swine fever were detected in South Africa in April, its agriculture ministry said, following a spate of the disease in t...
11:00, 05/06/2019

Move over Chanel: North Korea's 'raccoon eye makers' get state push North Korea is encouraging its beauty-conscious middle class women to choose domestic cosmetics over foreign brands in an effort to boost self-relianc...
06:32, 08/09/2019

'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

US Hopes For Talks With North Korea "In Days, Weeks": US State Secretary The United States hopes to get back to denuclearization talks with North Korea in the coming days or weeks, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sun...
22:32, 09/08/2019

US briefing: D-day anniversary, Mexico talks and swine fever spreads Thursday’s top story: Trump tests US-European relations as world leaders meet on Normandy beaches. Plus, the Raptors beat the Warriors on their home t...
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Sieren's China: Swine fever also has Europe over a pork barrel The current African swine fever crisis is an example of how dependent Germany is on China. If Chinese pig farmers cull their hogs the consequences are...
09:00, 05/06/2019

Swine fever in China among risks to food markets - FAO/OECD The spread of a deadly pig disease in China that has disrupted the world's biggest pork market is one of the major risks to a well-supplied global agr...
17:00, 07/08/2019

South Korean media: Military says North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile toward the ocean SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean media: Military says North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile toward the ocean....
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Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping Have Discussed Korean Peninsula Issues, the North’s State Media Says (BEIJING) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping held broad discussions over the political situation surrounding the...
02:48, 06/21/2019

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 says U.S. secretary of state’s ‘irritating’ talk makes discussions tougher North Korea's vice foreign minister: "The U.S. had better not put our patience to the test any longer with such remarks irritating us if it doesn't wa...
03:00, 08/31/2019

North Korea says Australian student Alek Sigley was detained for 'spying' against the state Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images North Korea says Alek Sigley, an Australian Master's student at Kim Il Sung University in Pyongyang, had been engaged in...
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New North Korea constitution calls Kim head of state, seen as step to U.S. peace treaty 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 possi...
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'No way to stop it': millions of pigs culled across Asia as swine fever spreads Experts say region is losing the battle to stop the biggest animal disease outbreak the planet has ever faced South-east Asia is battling to contain t...
19:48, 06/05/2019

Hong Kong reports second swine fever case, to cull 4,700 pigs Hong Kong has confirmed its second case of African swine fever, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland China, with t...
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As swine fever spreads, Asian countries cull millions of pigs In Vietnam, where officials report the disease has spread to larger-scale farming facilities, some 2.8 million pigs, representing about 10 percent of ...
10:32, 06/30/2019

Changing habits: China's pig farms clean up to beat swine fever A devastating outbreak of African swine fever that has killed millions of pigs in China is changing attitudes in a country where farm hygiene has ofte...
03:00, 07/16/2019

Vietnam swine fever cull surges, 1.7 million pigs dead Vietnam culled a further 500,000 pigs over the past two weeks to tackle an oubreak of African swine fever, taking the total killed so far to 1.7 milli...
23:48, 05/26/2019

China says pig herd shrinks by 32% in July amid swine fever outbreak China's pig herd shrank by 32.2% in July from the same month a year ago, its agriculture ministry said on Thursday, as African swine fever continues t...
03:00, 08/16/2019

Bulgaria to compensate owners who cull pigs to help stamp out swine fever Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said the Balkan state's government will compensate owners who voluntarily cull their domestic pigs, as the cou...
07:16, 08/03/2019

Swine fever toll in China may be twice as high as reported, industry insiders say As many as half of China's breeding pigs have either died from African swine fever or been slaughtered because of the spreading disease, twice as many...
22:48, 06/29/2019

Deadly Swine Fever Is Ravaging China’s Pork Industry, and It May Be Spreading Along the Gulf shores of Texas and Louisiana there is a complex of deep, underground caverns. Inside each of these enormous caves – each of whic...
04:16, 05/06/2019

Meat Prices Are Set to Climb as Swine Fever Claims China's Hogs U.S. meat suppliers say they expect China’s outbreak of African swine fever to lead to higher prices for pork and bacon, and eventually to push up mea...
10:00, 05/19/2019

Nebraska confirms mosquito that can spread Zika, yellow fever A type of mosquito known to spread illnesses such as Zika virus, yellow fever, dengue and chikungunya have been found in a Nebraska county, health off...
13:00, 09/12/2019

"I Love Thee, China": North Korea Woos Xi Jinping 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"...
01:48, 06/21/2019

Racked by swine fever, China creates new certification process for pork producers China has asked pork processors and pig dealers to obtain certificates proving their products are free from African swine fever, according to a Wednes...
22:32, 04/30/2019

China agriculture ministry says no proof natural compound prevents swine fever China's ministry of agriculture said on Thursday a company which claimed a natural compound was effective in preventing African swine fever did not ha...
10:32, 06/13/2019

Canada, U.S. reach deal to continue pork trade if swine fever is detected In the event of an outbreak, the agreement allows the countries to continue trade in various pork products — including meat, live animals and byproduc...
15:00, 05/23/2019

China's pork prices surge 47% in August amid swine fever outbreak Pork prices in China soared 46.7% year-on-year in August, as the pork shortage in the country worsened on the protracted swine fever outbreak which ha...
08:32, 09/10/2019

As Swine Fever Roils Asia, Hogs Are Culled and Dinner Plans Change An African swine fever outbreak that had been centered in China is rapidly spreading to neighboring countries, pushing up prices of pork, a staple in ...
05:32, 05/14/2019

Chicken's a winner as diners turn to other meat amid swine fever in China Poultry producers are cashing in as China's swine fever crisis shows no sign of abating, sending prices of chicken soaring. Shares of breeders, m...
00:16, 08/01/2019

China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sha...
05:32, 07/12/2019

China's moves to tackle swine fever are 'ineffective' — it may cause inflation to spike above target China's efforts to halt the spread of swine fever among its pig population are "ineffective," according to Capital Economics. That's set to ...
22:00, 09/15/2019

China vice premier urges hog production recovery amid swine fever Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua has urged the country's main hog production areas to step up efforts to stabilize and recover production, state news a...
22:00, 09/06/2019

Vietnam culls 2 million pigs, urges whole nation to fight swine fever Vietnam said on Friday it has culled 2 million pigs in a bid to curb an outbreak of deadly African swine fever and called on the entire nation to join...
08:32, 05/31/2019

Livelihoods of millions in East and Southeast Asia at risk from Swine Fever epidemic The rapid spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) across East and Southeast Asia is threatening the food security and livelihoods of millions of household...
10:48, 07/02/2019

North Korean State Media Posts Photos of Kim Jong Un Touring 'Newly Built' Submarine North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un, whose lineage is well known as the world’s foremost lookers at things, has toured a “newly built” submarine, the c...
02:00, 07/23/2019

Amid swine fever outbreak, Brazil beef plants set for Chinese inspections: sources Chinese health inspectors are expected to start evaluating four Brazilian beef plants on Thursday as part of a push to approve new meat exporters amid...
09:00, 09/04/2019

New crop-destroying pest enters China amid devastating swine fever epidemic A new pest that threatens key agricultural commodities is spreading through China while the nation already is reeling from an African swine fever epid...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Amid swine fever outbreak, China's pork output in the first half of 2019 falls China produced 24.7 million tonnes of pork in the first six months of 2019, down 5.5% from a year earlier, amid a severe epidemic of African swine fev...
03:32, 07/15/2019

China could release emergency pork reserves after losing 100 million pigs to swine fever African swine fever has wiped out a third of China's pig population. Now government officials are discussing dramatic steps to stabilize the world's l...
20:00, 09/04/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: ambulance attack in Libya, #GlobalGoals defenders, human rights in Cambodia, Swine Fever On Thursday, we cover: a tragic attack against an ambulance in Libya; six new advocates for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; a call for a change ...
18:48, 05/09/2019

Seoul: NKorea ignores calls for joint African swine efforts SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea is concerned North Korea is ignoring its calls for joint efforts to stem the spread of highly contagious African...
23:48, 06/04/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hunger crisis in DR Congo, Swine Fever in Asia, Venezuela death investigation call, updates on Eritrea and Syria This Tuesday, UN News covers: Growing food crisis in DR Congo; Swine Fever threatens millions of livelihoods in Asia; Human Rights Council told of per...
16:32, 07/02/2019

African free trade – ready for the next steps? Africa’s new free trade zone only exists on paper. Ministers from the 23 signatory countries are now discussing its implementation. Africa’s biggest e...
14:48, 06/08/2019

Manipulated Pelosi Videos Spread on Social Media, With Help From Trump Edited videos of the House speaker were widely shared online, pointing to the political chaos that digital manipulation is likely to cause in the futu...
12:00, 05/24/2019

North Korea Has Fired an Unidentified Short-Range Missile, South Korea Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Saturday fired an unidentified short-range missile from its eastern coast, the South Korean Joint Chiefs o...
20:00, 05/03/2019

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...
11:32, 06/25/2019

North Korea launches two short-range ballistic missiles, South Korea says North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast Wednesday, South Korea's Joint Chief of Staff (JCS) said in a statement, th...
23:48, 07/30/2019

South Korea urges North Korea to avoid raising military tension South Korea on Saturday urged North Korea to "stop action that intensifies military tension on the Korean peninsula," saying it is "very concerned abo...
05:16, 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...
11:00, 07/03/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un says missile launches are warning to US, South Korea over drill North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the launch of tactical guided missiles on Tuesday were a warning to the U.S. and South Korea's joint militar...
17:32, 08/06/2019

Typhoon Lingling kills 3 in South Korea before making landfall in North Korea South Korea's government said at least 15 people were being treated for injuries, including an elderly couple who were injured after steel scaffolding...
17:00, 09/07/2019

South Korea national security chief warns of more North Korea provocations South Korean President Moon Jae-in's national security adviser said Tuesday North Korea's launch of short-range missiles is not a violation of an inte...
10:32, 08/06/2019

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-...
11:48, 06/01/2019

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 ...
08:00, 05/04/2019

North Korea fires unidentified projectiles off east coast, South Korea says North Korea on Wednesday fired multiple unidentified projectiles off its east coast, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said, the second such launch in less th...
12:16, 07/31/2019

North Korea threatens to leave South Korea out of U.S. talks over military exercises A North Korean official threatened Sunday to exclude South Korea from future negotiations with the United States over ongoing joint military drills be...
16:32, 08/12/2019

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 com...
05:16, 05/04/2019

North Korea's two short-range missiles in show of force, more can come: South Korea North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Saturday, South Korea said, in a "show of force" against U.S.-S.Korea joint military...
23:48, 08/09/2019

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 ...
09:48, 05/04/2019

North Korea says nuclear talks at risk if U.S.-South Korea exercises go ahead The United States looks set to break a promise not to hold military exercises with South Korea, putting talks aimed at getting North Korea to abandon ...
13:16, 07/16/2019

North Korea's Kim says missile launches are warning to U.S., South Korea over drill: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country's latest launch of tactical guided missiles was a warning to the United States and South Korea over t...
21:00, 08/06/2019

Trump sours on South Korea as he downplays North Korea missile tests President Donald Trump has reacted to four North Korean missile tests in less than two weeks with little more than a shrug. Instead, he appears to be ...
00:32, 08/09/2019

North Korea says time running out for fresh talks as U.S. envoy due in South Korea Time was running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive denuclearization talks, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Thursd...
02:32, 06/27/2019

South Korea accuses Japan of 'lukewarm' stand on North Korea sanctions Relations between U.S. allies South Korea and Japan deteriorated on Tuesday with South Korea questioning Japan's commitment to U.N. sanctions against ...
06:16, 07/16/2019

South Korea Claims North Korea Launched More Unidentified Projectiles (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Wednesday fired several unidentified projectiles off its east coast, South Korea’s military said, le...
18:48, 07/30/2019

Envoy says U.S. ready for 'constructive' talks with North Korea: South Korea A U.S. special envoy said on Friday that the United States was ready to hold constructive talks with North Korea to follow through on a denuclearizati...
06:00, 06/28/2019

North Korea says missile launches were ‘solemn warning’ to South Korea North Korea said it is infuriated over U.S.-South Korean plans to hold military drills that the North says are invasion rehearsals and proof of the al...
22:16, 07/25/2019

North Korea Says Missile Launches A "Solemn Warning" To South Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised the launch of "a new type of tactical guided weapon" as a "solemn warning" to the South, state media said F...
22:00, 07/25/2019

North Korea Fires Two Short-Range Missiles Into The Sea: South Korea North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea on Thursday, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said, after warnings from Pyongyang over mili...
04:16, 07/25/2019

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 ...
06:00, 07/03/2019

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 ...
03:32, 06/19/2019

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 tal...
10:00, 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 Presi...
10:16, 06/26/2019

North Korea Warns U.S. to Quit Military Drills With South Korea Pyongyang said that troop exercises planned for next month could scuttle efforts to reopen talks and might prompt it to resume nuclear and missile tes...
10:00, 07/16/2019

U.S.'s North Korea envoy to visit Japan, South Korea next week The U.S. special envoy for North Korea will travel to Japan and South Korea next week to coordinate efforts to secure the denuclearization of North Ko...
16:00, 08/16/2019

North Korea fired projectiles from around Wonsan: South Korea military North Korea fired at least two unidentified projectiles early on Thursday from an area near Wonsan, on North Korea's eastern coast, South Korea's Join...
16:48, 07/24/2019

North Korea bristles at joint South Korea-U.S. military exercise North Korea bristled Tuesday at joint military exercises between South Korea and the United States, calling the maneuvers a violation of a series of p...
04:16, 08/06/2019

North Korea fired 2 projectiles off east coast, South Korea says South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the launches were made from the North's northeastern Hamgyong province on Saturday mornin...
19:32, 08/23/2019

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 whil...
08:48, 05/20/2019

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 th...
02:32, 05/09/2019

North Korea test-fires weapons again Friday, South Korea says North Korea fired what appeared to be short-range ballistic missiles twice Friday into the sea off its eastern coast in its third round of weapons tes...
04:48, 08/02/2019

Both missiles North Korea fired flew some 600 km: South Korea military Both of the missiles North Korea fired on Thursday flew some 600 km (373 miles), an official at South Korea's defense ministry said, citing a joint as...
23:32, 07/25/2019

US, South Korea Lack "Political Will" On Peace Talks: North Korea North Korea on Tuesday said US-South Korean war games are a "flagrant violation" of efforts to reach peace on the Korean peninsula and reflect a lack ...
08:16, 08/06/2019

North Korea: Missile launch was a 'solemn warning' to South Korea North Korea said on Friday that it launched a "new-type tactical guided weapon" as a "solemn warning" against South Korea, one day after the communist...
01:48, 07/26/2019

U.S., North Korea in Informal Talks for Third Summit, South Korea's Moon 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 M...
04:00, 06/26/2019

South Korea: North Korea-United States to resume talks soon South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday that North Korea and the United States will soon restart working-level talks and that his government wi...
04:16, 09/16/2019

Oil Spilled in the Bahamas During Hurricane Dorian Spread North The Norwegian company that owns the terminals said oil spread along the coastline and as far as 50 miles out to sea. The first cleanup crew arrived Tu...
10:32, 09/11/2019

North Korea Fires More Projectiles Ahead of Joint U.S.-South Korea Military Drill The launch, its fourth test in 13 days, came days before the United States and South Korea are scheduled to hold a joint military exercise, which the ...
17:48, 08/05/2019

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

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...
23:00, 06/19/2019

North Korea and China are huge winners in the worsening Japan-South Korea spat The cracks in the relationship between South Korea and Japan are deepening -- undercutting security cooperation on North Korea and potentially handing...
07:00, 08/23/2019

North Korea Fires More Ballistic Missiles Ahead of U.S.-South Korea Military Drill The launch, its fourth test in 13 days, came days before the United States and South Korea are scheduled to hold a joint military exercise, which the ...
20:16, 08/05/2019

North Korea fires more projectiles amid preparations for U.S.-South Korea military exercises Monday's launch was North Korea's fourth test in less than two weeks –highlighting the stalled negotiations between President Donald T...
22:16, 08/05/2019

North Korea says nuclear talks with U.S. at risk if South Korea military drills happen North Korea's Foreign Ministry said Washington's pattern of "unilaterally reneging on its commitments" was leading Pyongyang to reconsider its own com...
22:48, 07/16/2019

North Korea says latest missile tests were 'warning' to US, South Korea over military exercises North Korea said Tuesday that dictator Kim Jong Un supervised the latest live-fire demonstration of newly-developed short-range ballistic missiles, wh...
08:32, 08/07/2019

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....
05:16, 06/19/2019

North Korea says joint military drills violate agreements with U.S., South Korea: KCNA North Korea said on Tuesday that the joint military drill being conducted by the United States and South Korea violates agreements North Korea made wi...
15:48, 08/05/2019

South Korea Claims North Korea Has Launched More Short-Range Ballistic Missiles SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military said North Korea conducted its second weapons test in less than a week Wednesday, firing ...
09:48, 07/31/2019

North Korea fired 'multiple' projectiles off east coast, South Korea reports North Korea fired multiple unidentified projectiles off its east coast Wednesday, South Korean military officials told Yonhap News, just days after fi...
18:48, 07/30/2019

North Korea fires more missiles as it declares it ‘has nothing to talk’ about while US-South Korea exercises continue IRKED BY EXERCISES: North Korea is complaining that ongoing joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises violate a personal promise President Trump made...
08:00, 08/16/2019

Powerful typhoon kills 5 in North Korea, 3 in South Korea; hundreds of homes destroyed Typhoon Lingling was one of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Korean Peninsula, state media in North Korea reported.     ...
17:48, 09/09/2019

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 adv...
05:48, 06/27/2019

South Korea taps new envoy to U.S. as allies face North Korea, defense costs South Korean President Moon Jae-in tapped a seasoned former diplomat as his new ambassador to Washington on Friday as Seoul steps up efforts to connec...
03:00, 08/09/2019

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....
21:32, 06/26/2019

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 Kor...
01:48, 07/01/2019

Analyst: North Korea missile tests no match for Japan, South Korea dispute North Korea's recent missile tests are not likely to change the dynamics of the South Korea-Japan trade dispute partly due to U.S. President Donald Tr...
01:16, 08/01/2019

South Korea says North Korea's short-range missile launches a show of force, more could come North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Saturday, South Korea said, in a "show of force" against U.S.-South Korea joint mili...
22:48, 08/09/2019

North Korea says Kim Jong Un supervised third weapons test this week in a bid to keep pressure on US, South Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a third weapons test this week in an effort to beef up the country’s ability to strike targets in South Kor...
10:48, 08/03/2019

North Korea fires projectiles, rejects South Korea's 'senseless' dialogue pledge North Korea launched at least two projectiles into the sea on Friday, South Korea's military said, shortly after Pyongyang described South Korea's pre...
22:32, 08/15/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un says new tactical missile launch was warning to South Korea: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected the demonstration of a "new-type tactical guided weapon" on Thursday as a warning to South Korea to stop imp...
16:32, 07/25/2019

South Korea's Moon taps new ambassador to U.S. as allies face North Korea, defense costs South Korean President Moon Jae-in tapped a seasoned former diplomat as his new ambassador to Washington on Friday as South Korea steps up efforts to ...
23:00, 08/08/2019

South Korea’s president calls for ‘peace economy’ with North Korea amid Japan trade war President Moon Jae-in made the comments in a meeting with senior aides to discuss Japan’s imposition of trade curbs on South Korea. They came as a sur...
10:16, 08/05/2019

South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff reports that North Korea has launched several unidentified projectiles North Korea launched several unidentified projectiles early Wednesday morning, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff informed to the Yonhap news agency....
22:48, 07/30/2019

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 ta...
04:00, 06/24/2019

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 "grav...
03:48, 07/15/2019

South Korea holds emergency national security meeting amid new North Korea launches South Korea's president convened an emergency national security council meeting after his government detected North Korea's launch of two un...
06:32, 08/16/2019

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 mil...
03:32, 05/09/2019

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,...
14:48, 06/19/2019

North Korea Fires 2 'Unidentified Projectiles': South Korea North Korea fired two "unidentified projectiles" into the sea on Friday, the South's Joint Chiefs of Staff said -- the latest in a series of such laun...
21:32, 08/15/2019

North Korea fires two unidentified projectiles into the sea, South Korea says North Korea fired two projectiles into the sea on Thursday, the first launches since last month’s historic border meeting between President Donald Tru...
19:48, 07/24/2019

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 ...
15:00, 06/19/2019

North Korea has fired second projectile in five days, says South Korea Launch of unidentified object could spell danger for nuclear disarmament talksNorth Korea has fired at least one unidentified projectile from its west...
05:00, 05/09/2019

South Korea says North Korea has fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea on Thursday, South Korea's military said, the first launches in more than two months ...
21:32, 07/24/2019

South Korea Says North Korea Fired 2 Unidentified Projectiles Into Sea SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea on Thursday, South Korea’s military said, the first launc...
20:32, 07/24/2019

North Korea fires missiles into sea: South Korea military South Korean officials reported two projectiles being launched into the sea. A United States official has described them as "short-range." It comes as...
20:48, 07/24/2019

US citizen released from North Korea says he spied for US, South Korea A U.S. citizen who was convicted of espionage in North Korea but was later freed has admitted he was indeed spying for the U.S. and South Korea — surr...
01:48, 07/30/2019

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...
19:00, 05/09/2019

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 be...
02:32, 06/26/2019

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 packa...
05:16, 06/19/2019

Typhoon Kills 3 in South Korea Before Moving on to North Korea SEOUL, South Korea — One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit South Korea swept along the country’s coast on Saturday, toppling trees...
12:00, 09/07/2019

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 No...
10:48, 06/12/2019

South Korea investigating North Korea’s new rocket system South Korea says it is analyzing more than a dozen photos from North Korea following a statement from Pyongyang that the regime tested a new rocket sy...
19:16, 08/01/2019

Russians ‘spread fake plot to assassinate Boris Johnson’ on social media Suspected spy operation was designed to provoke tension in the west, says new studySuspected Russian spies floated a series of fake stories on social ...
15:16, 06/22/2019

Faked Pelosi videos, slowed to make her appear drunk, spread across social media Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, altered to make her sound as if she’s drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly across socia...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. Presi...
17:00, 05/28/2019

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...
23:48, 06/28/2019

North Korea claims it tested new rocket system that could improve ability to strike South Korea, American bases North Korea says its leader Kim Jong Un supervised the first test-firing of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could improve the Hermit Kingdo...
03:16, 08/01/2019

North Korea Launches Two ‘Projectiles,’ South Korea Says North Korea fires two projectiles off its east coast on Thursday amid stalled efforts to resume talks on ending the country’s nuclear weapons program....
16:32, 07/24/2019

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 ...
07:48, 06/19/2019

South Korea says North Korea has fired more projectiles into sea South Korea's military says North Korea fired more projectiles into the sea to extend a recent streak of weapons tests believed to be aimed at pr...
19:00, 08/15/2019

South Korea says North Korea fired more projectiles into the sea SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s military said Friday North Korea fired more projectiles into the sea to extend a recent streak of weapons tes...
19:00, 08/15/2019

Using Social Media to Prevent Mass Shootings Faces Challenges President Trump’s call for law enforcement and social-media companies to develop technology to prevent mass shootings cuts to the heart of several eno...
04:48, 08/06/2019

Sports Media's Bias Against Men Doesn't Prevent Ed Werder From Getting His Old Job Back Remember last year when Ed Werder, who was laid off from ESPN in 2017, went on a Twitter rant about how people who encouraged women to apply for jobs ...
18:01, 08/12/2019

UPDATE 2-Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. Presi...
17:48, 05/28/2019

| 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 ...
00:32, 06/28/2019

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

Indonesia to limit social media features to prevent hoaxes: minister Indonesia will partially block social media to prevent the spread of hoaxes after violence in the capital, Jakarta, following the announcement of offi...
03:32, 05/22/2019

UK university will study students' social media data to prevent suicide A university in the UK is planning to use data analytics to help prevent student suicide. Northumbria University, and a handful of partner organizatio...
08:16, 06/06/2019

Raptors fever explodes in Nunavut: ‘We the real North’ In the tiny hamlet of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, more than 3,000 kilometres northwest of Scotiabank Arena, the Toronto Raptors' famous slogan takes on a ...
05:48, 06/10/2019

North Korea: No wish to talk with South Korea North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the waters off its east coast Friday morning, just minutes before Pyongyang vowed to cut off...
17:32, 08/16/2019

In Troubling Experiment, UK University To Monitor Students' Social Media To Prevent Suicide A university in the UK announced that it will surveil student social media posts, among other data, to try and determine whether they are suicidal. Th...
21:32, 06/05/2019

Director of MIT's Media Lab steps down in wake of Epstein revelations The director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab stepped down on Saturday after a New Yorker magazine article revealed the lab tr...
23:32, 09/07/2019

Using rigorous evaluation to reduce and prevent homelessness in North America For millions of people in the United States, the struggle for stable housing both shapes and is shaped by numerous factors, such as employment opportu...
09:32, 09/10/2019

Sudan Takes First Tentative Steps Toward Democratic Rule Leaders of Sudan’s military and the protest movement that unseated dictator Omar al-Bashir agreed on a three-year blueprint for democratic rule, days ...
11:16, 05/15/2019

Simcoe County takes steps to help get waste off the streets Since residents have placed high priority on the collection of garbage, organics and recycling, Simcoe County says council voted to cancel this year's...
22:32, 08/15/2019

UK digital bank Monzo takes first steps into U.S. market Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo is launching in the United States through a limited rollout of its app-based checking account and connected de...
11:32, 06/13/2019

South Korea steps up effort to get U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against Seoul are "undesirable", the Foreign Ministr...
01:00, 07/11/2019

France Steps Up Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators powers to audit and fine large social-media companies if they don’t remove hateful content—ratcheting up global oversi...
08:00, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Director of MIT's Media Lab steps down in wake of Epstein revelations The director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab stepped down on Saturday after a New Yorker magazine article revealed the lab tr...
23:32, 09/07/2019

Disney takes full control of Hulu as Comcast steps aside Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) Today, Disney takes the reins at Hulu. Disney and Comcast announced a deal saying that Disney will assume...
11:16, 05/14/2019

Oregon, awash in marijuana, takes steps to curb production SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is awash in pot, glutted with so much legal weed that if growing were to stop today, it could take more than six years by on...
15:16, 05/30/2019

Factbox: India, South Korea latest to take steps on e-cigarettes South Korea and India this week were the latest countries after Brazil and Thailand to ban or warn about the sale of e-cigarettes, the latest global b...
18:49, 09/20/2019

South Sudan lifts state of emergency in north: state radio President Salva Kiir has lifted a state of emergency in northern parts of South Sudan, state radio reported on Friday, part of efforts to help end civ...
13:32, 05/03/2019

'When I close my eyes, those images haunt me': Step mom of murdered teen social media influencer speaks out after photos of the crime spread online The Williams/Devins Family Kaleigh Nicole Rimmer, the step mom of slain teen influencer Bianca Devins, said it is "absolutely disgusting" that people...
01:16, 07/17/2019

iOS 13 and watchOS 6 hands-on: As 5G looms, Apple takes small steps forward Apple's flagship iPhones and popular Watches are getting a series of worthwhile but not especially exciting software updates this year - we've tested ...
14:32, 06/05/2019

Sensex Surges Over 800 Points After Government Takes Steps To Spur Growth The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 indexes staged sharp gains on Monday, after the government announced a slew of measures to spur the slowing econom...
13:32, 08/26/2019

Facebook finally takes steps to limit abusive live streamers Almost two months after a horrific terrorist attack in New Zealand, Facebook‘s finally taking some concrete steps to stop the abuse of its live stream...
03:48, 05/15/2019

South Korea will take steps to drop Japan from white list countries South Korea plans to take steps to drop Japan from white list countries with fast-track export status, South Korea's finance minister said on Friday....
03:16, 08/02/2019

The doctor behind 'The Vagina Bible' takes 5 precautions before waxing her pubic hair to prevent ingrown hairs and infection Citadel / Kensington Books When it comes to pubic hair, people groom it using a variety of methods including shaving, waxing, trimming, and laser rem...
17:00, 09/19/2019

State bans floating billboards to prevent ‘Times Square on the Hudson’ The proposed legislation, passed Thursday, is intended to address a recent spate of complaints about boats ferrying gaudy ads, which critics said marr...
21:16, 06/22/2019

Chip and Joanna Gaines' Baby Boy Crew Takes His First Steps at Magnolia Farms Crew Gaines is on the move! Just days after celebrating his 1st birthday, proud pops Chip Gaines took to Instagram with a very special update from M...
02:16, 07/16/2019

Telegram, encrypted messaging app, takes steps to protect Hong Kong protesters An update to Telegram will allow protesters to prevent mainland Chinese and Hong Kong authorities from discovering their identities in the app's large...
03:00, 08/31/2019

North Carolina Steps Toward Changing Sexual Assault Laws RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors in North Carolina can have a tough time proving a rape case if the victim is drunk. That’s because it is not il...
12:48, 05/05/2019

China's top steelmaking city Tangshan steps up anti-smog curbs: local media China's top steelmaking city Tangshan has stepped up anti-pollution measures over July 21 to 31, aiming to meet its air quality targets, a city govern...
21:48, 07/21/2019

Over 150 migrants break into Spanish North African enclave More than 150 migrants crossed the border fence at Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta and briefly clashed with police on Friday, the biggest attem...
15:32, 08/30/2019

| North African giants chasing Khama Billiat Kaizer Chiefs forward Khama Billiat has drawn interest from a number of teams in North Africa following his fine individual performances for Zimbabwe ...
08:33, 07/06/2019

Oliver North steps down as NRA president amid dispute over 'damaging' information Retired U.S. Marine Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North will step down as president of the National Rifle Association, North said on Saturday, adding he w...
11:16, 04/28/2019

Donald Trump meets Kim Jong Un in DMZ; steps onto North Korean soil President Donald Trump met briefly Sunday with Kim Jong Un and became the first U.S. president to step onto North Korean territory.    ...
01:32, 06/30/2019

Notre Dame African-American mascot responds to racist social media criticism Samuel Jackson, Notre Dame's new leprechaun mascot, took to Twitter to answer social media criticism, hoping to use "negative energy" in good way...
03:32, 09/05/2019

Raytheon nabs $110M contract for cybersecurity for North African country Raytheon Co. announced a $110 million contract on Monday to develop and deploy cybersecurity equipment for an unnamed country in the Middle East North...
15:32, 07/15/2019

| African leaders to pay tribute at Mugabe state funeral Former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe will be given a state funeral with a dozen African leaders expected to pay tribute to a man lauded as a colonial-...
01:00, 09/14/2019

Top State Dept. Official Steps Down From Post Overseeing Western Hemisphere Kimberly Breier had been assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere affairs for less than a year and helped supervise the restrictions the ad...
22:32, 08/07/2019

Court Asks UP About Steps Taken By State To Protect Inter-Caste Couples The Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to apprise it about the steps being taken to provide protection to those who entere...
20:32, 09/19/2019

Departures at South African state firms could drag out Ramaphosa's reforms President Cyril Ramaphosa's mission to fix two of South Africa's most troubled state companies, power firm Eskom and South African Airways (SAA), coul...
04:00, 06/04/2019

Descendants of 2 African slaves to spend night inside reconstructed North Carolina slave cabin The descendants of two Africans who were enslaved at a North Carolina plantation will spend the night in a reconstructed slave cabin near the same sit...
12:16, 08/03/2019

| Ramaphosa deploys special envoys to African heads of state over tensions in South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa is sending special envoys to deliver messages of solidarity to several heads of state and governments across Africa amid ten...
08:16, 09/15/2019

‘Tangible steps’ needed to alleviate crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, keep two-State solution alive: DiCarlo The “dangerous paralysis” that prevails in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is fuelling extremism and exacerbating tensions, leading to a “loss of hop...
12:48, 07/23/2019

Valentine Takes Over at North Laurel Photo by Lexington Christian Academy North Laurel has hired Nate Valentine away from Lexington Christian to be its next head basketball coach. For Val...
23:00, 06/07/2019

| Lampard takes social media to task after Zouma abuse Frank Lampard refused to single out individuals for blame after his Chelsea side let a two-goal lead slip to be held by Sheffield United at Stamford B...
15:00, 08/31/2019

Oliver North steps down as NRA president amid dispute over 'damaging' information Oliver North announced that he will step down as president of the NRA after his allegations that NRA leaders engaged in financial improprieties. ...
11:32, 04/29/2019

Japanese media call for resolution to Japan, Korea dispute Opinion is growing in Japan that disputes between Tokyo and Seoul need to be settled, citing South Korean boycotts of Japanese goods and a significant...
11:01, 09/13/2019

North Korea launches two 'projectiles' into the sea The launch comes as United States and South Korea commence war games that the North condemns as a violation of peace efforts. A series of recent Nort...
20:48, 08/05/2019

U.N. trying to convince North Korea not to cut aid staff The United Nations said on Thursday it was trying to convince North Korea not to cut the number of international aid staff deployed by the world body ...
21:00, 09/05/2019

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 ...
18:16, 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 negotiation...
15:16, 06/26/2019

North Korea warns of a new ‘cold war’ North Korea continued to rail against South Korea's joint military exercises with the United States and its purchase of U.S. military hardware on Thur...
18:00, 08/22/2019

Trump says both he and North Korea's Kim want to meet at DMZ U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un both want to meet at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) dividing the two K...
21:16, 06/29/2019

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 zon...
18:00, 06/28/2019

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 als...
05:00, 06/21/2019

North Korea Says It Won’t Surrender to U.S.-Led Sanctions (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea said Wednesday it won’t surrender to U.S.-led sanctions and accused Washington of trying to “brin...
01:48, 06/26/2019

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...
08:32, 07/01/2019

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 K...
05:48, 06/19/2019

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 i...
01:32, 06/20/2019

Toilet Surrounded By Beautiful Aquarium Takes Social Media By Storm Located at the Hipopo Papa Cafe in Akashi, Japan, this toilet is famous for being surrounded by a giant aquarium. Cafe customers can use the facilitie...
14:32, 04/28/2019

How North Korea’s Leader Gets His Luxury Cars Kim Jong-un parades around in Mercedes-Benzes and a Rolls-Royce, despite sanctions intended to keep North Korea from importing luxury goods. We tracke...
05:16, 07/16/2019

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 Ki...
16:00, 06/05/2019

North Korea launches more missiles, US officials say North Korea fired two short-range missiles Saturday in the direction of the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea, according to an assessment cited...
00:00, 08/24/2019

North Korea orders UN to cut aid staff in their country North Korea has told the United Nations to cut the number of international staff it deploys in the country because the world body’s programs have fail...
17:32, 09/05/2019

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 ...
07:16, 05/31/2019

North Korea says it won’t give up arms modernization North Korea is accusing the United Kingdom, France and Germany of “meddling” in its “self-defensive measures for arms modernization,” saying the West ...
12:32, 08/29/2019

In Talks With North Korea, U.S. Faces New Chessboard Seven months after the U.S. and North Korea walked out of nuclear talks, the two sides appear ready again to work toward a deal that trades Pyongyang’...
09:00, 09/10/2019

North Korea launches 'unidentified' projectile North Korea has fired at least one unidentified projectile, South Korea's military said Thursday, adding yet another complication into the stalled neg...
05:48, 05/09/2019

North Korea fires at least two unidentified projectiles South Korea’s joint chiefs of staff said projectiles, fired early Thursday from an area near Wonsan, flew about 430kmNorth Korea fired two “unidentifi...
18:48, 07/24/2019

North Korea Says It’s Willing to Resume Nuclear Talks With U.S. SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Monday it is willing to resume nuclear diplomacy with the United States in late September but that Washing...
17:48, 09/09/2019

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 ...
11:48, 07/09/2019

North Korea fires another round of projectiles North Korea launched two unidentified projectiles from South Pyongan Province toward the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan, on Tuesday morning,...
18:16, 09/09/2019

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...
08:00, 07/10/2019

North Korea demands UN reduce aid staff Despite facing an acute food shortage, North Korea has said it wants a reduction in UN aid, claiming "hostile forces" have made aid programs ineffecti...
10:00, 09/06/2019

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 sp...
03:32, 05/14/2019

North Korea: Kim Jong Un inspects new submarine Analysts say the size of the new submarine suggests it has been designed to potentially carry ballistic missiles. North Korea has claimed to have test...
06:32, 07/23/2019

North Korea Says Hope of More U.S. Talks Is ‘Disappearing’ The North said it might “re-examine all the measures we have taken so far,” a vague threat that could encompass its moratorium on nuclear and long-ran...
04:00, 08/31/2019

North Korea says it is ready for confrontation or dialogue with U.S. Working-level talks between the United States and North Korea have yet to restart since stalling after the failed second summit between U.S. President...
20:32, 08/22/2019

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 reunificat...
07:32, 05/08/2019

North Korea Shows Off Advanced New Submarine North Korean leader Kim Jong Un examined a new submarine that experts believe could carry multiple missiles, including those with nuclear capabilities...
06:32, 07/23/2019

Here’s How North Korea Gets Luxury Goods Despite Sanctions A new report which maps out how North Korea obtains luxury goods says that the country obtains the items through sophisticated networks, despite sanct...
04:00, 07/17/2019

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 s...
17:32, 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 "obvious...
14:16, 07/09/2019

North Korea launches second projectile in less than a week For the second time in less than a week, North Korea launches suspected short-range missiles, according to South Korea's military.   &...
06:16, 05/09/2019

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...
21:48, 06/11/2019

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 experiencin...
07:16, 05/17/2019

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. Expe...
11:32, 05/10/2019

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 Pyongy...
09:16, 05/24/2019

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 we...
17:00, 06/26/2019

North Korea fires ballistic missiles into sea North Korea has launched its fifth missile test in less than two weeks. The launch comes as the US and South Korea are conducting joint military exerc...
01:16, 08/10/2019

North Korea rejects talks with the South Pyongyang has rejected South Korea's hopes for dialogue, saying inter-Korean talks are off the table. North Korea launched two missiles into the sea i...
13:00, 08/16/2019

North Korea Names Nuclear Negotiator North Korea named a veteran diplomat with extensive U.S. experience as its chief negotiator for working-level talks with Washington, while praising Pr...
19:48, 09/20/2019

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

North Korea slams Japan for 'trespassing' in EEZ North Korea accused a Japanese ship of violating its exclusive economic zone less than a week after Tokyo claimed it was North Korean high-speed boats...
11:00, 09/17/2019

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 recei...
13:00, 06/24/2019

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 Unite...
13:00, 05/28/2019

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 N...
16:00, 06/22/2019

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 h...
17:00, 05/21/2019

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 disa...
06:48, 05/24/2019

North Korea’s cryptocurrency is most likely bullshit — just like its conference North Korea is supposedly preparing to develop its own cryptocurrency to dodge the strict international sanctions crippling its economy, VICE News rep...
08:48, 09/19/2019

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 wi...
20:32, 06/27/2019

"Don't Think We Are Ready": Trump On Possible Visit To North Korea US President Donald Trump said Monday that it is "probably not" the right time for him to visit North Korea but he could see doing so sometime in the ...
21:48, 09/16/2019

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...
03:32, 06/21/2019

| Does North Korea's Kim get Trump tweet alerts? How people stay informed in the Hermit State of North Korea is always a question, and US President Donald Trump may have answered it Thursday: by Twit...
14:00, 08/16/2019

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 t...
21:32, 06/25/2019

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 ...
01:32, 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 “s...
23:00, 06/28/2019

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

Deploying new U.S. missiles would be 'reckless act': North Korean media Any move by the United States to place new ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in South Korea could spark a "new Cold War" and an escalating ...
06:32, 08/14/2019

North Korean media air documentary on Kim-Putin summit North Korea's state TV aired a documentary film featuring Kim Jong Un's trip to Russia for a summit with President Vladimir Putin, highlighting their ...
08:32, 04/29/2019

U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders takes aim at corporate media, tech giants U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, who has criticized corporate media and accused some outlets of a bias against his campaign, vowed to clamp...
06:00, 08/28/2019

Trump takes swipes at media in rally during White House correspondents dinner President Donald Trump attacked the press during a rally he held in Green Bay, Wisc. Saturday that aimed to be counter-programing to the White House c...
10:32, 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

North Korea 'abduction victims' turn up in Japan Some of the 880 people on the government's list of missing Japanese may not have been seized by North Korea – but Tokyo will continue to demand the re...
10:32, 09/17/2019

Trump meets with Kim, crosses border into North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the third time on Sunday amid hopes for new talks at ending North Korea's nuc...
03:00, 06/30/2019

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 en...
10:19, 07/06/2019

S. Korea urges restraint after North’s missile test SINGAPORE (AP) — South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo is fending off calls to step up pressure on North Korea after it test-fired mis...
02:48, 06/01/2019

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

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 "spyin...
15:16, 07/06/2019

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 th...
16:32, 06/03/2019

North Korea Again Fires Missiles Off Its East Coast North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast, Seoul officials said, extending a string of weapons tests amid stalled nuclea...
01:32, 08/16/2019

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...
00:16, 07/04/2019

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...
22:48, 05/21/2019

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 ...
03:00, 06/30/2019

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 ...
14:16, 07/07/2019

North Korea's economy shrinks most in 21 years in 2018 North Korea's economy shrank in 2018 for a second straight year, and by the most in 21 years, hit by international sanctions to stop its nuclear ...
00:00, 07/26/2019

North Korea Says It Has No Plans to Restart Talks With Seoul (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Friday bluntly criticized South Korean President Moon Jae-in for continuing to hold military exercises wit...
04:32, 08/16/2019

North Korea bracing for fallout from Typhoon Lingling North Korea state media warned Typhoon Lingling could have had a serious impact on the autumn harvest, amid reports of food shortages in the country....
05:00, 09/17/2019

Trump: North Korea’s location gives it ‘tremendous potential’ President Trump offered some unsolicited praise for Kim Jong Un at the G-7 summit in France on Monday — saying the North Korean dictator and his count...
13:00, 08/26/2019