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"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 expressed "grave co...

'Extreme Drought' In North Korea, Says State Media Amid Food Shortages

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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....
12:34, 06/19/2019

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea....
03:51, 06/20/2019

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....
14:00, 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 evening news program on Monday that Xi will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a visit Thur...
14:00, 06/17/2019

North Korea’s Kim receives ‘excellent letter’ from Trump, state media says Earlier this month, President Trump said he got a “beautiful letter” from Kim Jong Un that broke the silence between the two men after a February summit ended in failure. Now, Trump appears to have written back, creating speculation that they may hol...
06:00, 06/23/2019

North Korea missile launches a 'solemn warning': state media Kim Jong Un supervised the launch of "a new type of tactical guided weapon," North Korean media have reported, in a warning to Seoul. The US and South Korea have urged Pyongyang to avoid provocations and resume talks....
05:51, 07/26/2019

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 open to diplomacy even though nuclear talks remain gridlocked....
11:00, 06/23/2019

South Korea Vows to Quickly Send Aid to Drought-Hit North Korea (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea has vowed to move quickly on its plans to provide $8 million worth of humanitarian aid to North Korea through international organizations and is also considering sending food to the country that says it’...
10:17, 05/20/2019

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 North Korea on its nuclear program are at an apparent standstill. Xi will meet with North Korean leader ...
19:17, 06/17/2019

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, North Korean state media said. If confirmed, it would be an unusual case of a South Korean defecting t...
19:34, 07/08/2019

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"....
10:51, 06/12/2019

Joe Biden the subject of critical editorial published by North Korea's state-owned media agency North Korea's news agency published a scathing op-ed on Tuesday, deriding former Vice President Joe Biden's intelligence, demeanor and all-around quality as a human being....
07:34, 05/22/2019

North Korea's Kim calls for stronger strike power and directs missile firing, state media says The call for "full combat posture" by Kim Jong Un came while the United States announced it had seized a large cargo ship for carrying an illegal shipment of coal....
08:34, 05/10/2019

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....
07:17, 06/20/2019

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 launchers and what appeared to be a new short-range ballistic missile, a day after South Korea expresse...
16:17, 05/05/2019

North Korea Says It’s Suffering Worst Drought In Nearly 40 Years (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea says it is suffering its worst drought in nearly four decades amid concern about a food crisis in the country. The official Korean Central News Agency said Wednesday that an average of 54.4 millimeters (2.1 in...
15:34, 05/15/2019

North Korea’s Red Cross visits China as drought hits crops Officials from North Korea's Red Cross Society are in China this week, a sign the Kim Jong Un regime could be preparing to request food aid from the world's second-largest economy....
17:34, 05/14/2019

South Korea sends most food aid since 2008 to North Korea SEOUL – South Korea has provided its largest food and aid donation since 2008 to a U.N. aid program in North Korea, officials said on Wednesday, amid warnings that millions of dollars more is needed to make up for food shortages. South Korea fo...
20:00, 06/19/2019

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. But some analysts suggest Pyongyang may be playing up the crisis to put pressure on sanctions....
21:17, 05/16/2019

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 immediate halt to such comments....
11:17, 07/09/2019

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 Trump and Kim Jong Un.        ...
19:17, 08/06/2019

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 surprise since North Korea has raised tensions in recent weeks with tests of new short-range weapons th...
18:17, 08/05/2019

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 unidentified projectiles into the East Sea.        ...
08:51, 08/16/2019

Report: China boosts food aid to North Korea China is to increase the volume of food supply to North Korea and is encouraging Chinese tourism to the country following President Xi Jinping's first state visit to Pyongyang, according to a Japanese press report....
12:00, 08/21/2019

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

North Korea faces food crisis after poor harvest, U.N. says Four in ten North Koreans are chronically short of food and further cuts to already minimal rations are expected after the worst harvest in a decade, the United Nations said on Friday....
18:34, 05/03/2019

North Korea food rations hit record low level after poor harvest: UN The North Korean regime has cut rations of food to 300 grams a day after the worst harvest in 10 years, the UN says. And a UN team found that 10.1 million people lacked enough food to take them through to the next one....
13:34, 05/03/2019

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 is bogged down in the growing tension marked by missile tests and sanctions crackdowns....
11:17, 05/16/2019

North Korea executes envoy in a purge after failed U.S. summit: media North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday....
11:17, 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 between their countries, the Sankei newspaper reported on Friday....
10:17, 05/03/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: ending harassment at work, Khashoggi interview, Yemen food aid, updates on Eritrea, North Korea This Friday: Worldwide violence and harassment ban at work; WFP partially pulls Yemen aid to stem food theft; crackdown on Catholics in Eritrea; Central African Republic food crisis deepens, and much more....
23:51, 06/21/2019

China, North Korea look to strengthen ties amid US disputes Chinese President Xi Jinping meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this week looking to strengthen their sometimes shaky bond at a time when both are locked in dispute with the United States — Xi over trade and Kim over nuclear weapons...
06:00, 06/19/2019

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

'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 on Sunday -- two days after one of South Korea's biggest newspapers said he had been banished and s...
18:17, 06/03/2019

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, according to a South Korean newspaper....
04:17, 05/31/2019

New North Korea Constitution Calls Kim Jong Un Head Of State Kim Jong Un has been formally named head of state of North Korea and commander-in-chief of the military in a new constitution observers said was possibly aimed at preparing for a peace treaty with the......
10:51, 07/12/2019

North Korea claims U.S. has declared ‘state of emergency’ over Huawei North Korea criticized the Trump administration's "America first" policy and claimed the United States is trying to put an end to China's economic growth....
15:51, 06/09/2019

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 ahead of a possible summit with the U.S....
19:34, 06/17/2019

China's Xi arrives for state visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday in Pyongyang for a two-day state visit to North Korea. China's state broadcaster CCTV showed huge crowds of people at the airport, waving flowers and chanting slogans to welcome Xi. (June 20)  ...
20:17, 06/20/2019

'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" international affairs, was good for regional peace, North Korean state media KCNA said on Friday....
05:00, 06/21/2019

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-reliance as international sanctions deepen....
04:51, 08/08/2019

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 North Korea, underscoring their alliance amid challenges posed by the United States....
06:00, 06/21/2019

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 North Korea after a failed summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jung Un in late February. ...
08:00, 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 that could threaten to upset whatever diplomatic gains the U.S. has achieved with the country in rece...
22:17, 05/04/2019

North Korea fires 'unidentified projectiles' amid missile test fears NORTH Korea is feared to have carried out a fresh missile test after at least two "unidentified projectiles" were detected being launched from the rogue state....
01:00, 07/25/2019

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 Korean Peninsula and called for stronger bilateral ties in the face of “serious and complicat...
07:51, 06/21/2019

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 possibly aimed at preparing for a peace treaty with the United States....
10:34, 07/12/2019

North Korea takes swipe at Trump’s secretary of state, but says it’s ready to talk 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 Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi in February....
08:17, 08/23/2019

'I Love Thee, 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" international affairs, was good for regional peace, North Korean state media said on Friday....
06:34, 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 "gravely concerned and deeply troubled" by the abuses, the U.S. State Department said on Monday....
00:34, 05/07/2019

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 "spying acts" against the state. The 29-year-old was released from detention on July 4, 10 days af...
00:17, 07/09/2019

South Korea vows to send aid to North quickly, may send food SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has vowed to move quickly on its plans to provide $8 million worth of humanitarian aid to North Korea through international organizations and is also considering sending food to the country that says it’s s...
08:51, 05/20/2019

President Trump: North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un Won’t ‘Break His Promise’ Amid Possible Weapons Test President Donald Trump brushed off news of a possible weapons test by North Korea, vowing that leader Kim Jong Un “will do nothing to interfere” and that a denuclearization deal with the U.S. “will happen.” Saturday’s t...
01:00, 05/05/2019

U.S. commander says cracks in Asian alliances a worry amid North Korea, China threats The commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps said on Wednesday any crack in alliances in Asia that helped counter threats from North Korea and China were a worry as a spat between Japan and South Korea threatened to spill over into intelligence sharing....
06:00, 08/21/2019

"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" international affairs, was good for regional......
13:34, 06/21/2019

Huawei secretly built North Korea’s wireless phone network amid sanctions, report says A Chinese telecommunications company accused by the U.S. of being a national security threat reportedly secretly helped North Korea build its 3G wireless network -- even while the Hermit Kingdom was being squeezed by tough international sanctions....
21:51, 07/22/2019

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 country’s state-run media Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) wrote in a release.Read more......
06:34, 07/23/2019

UK To Face Fuel, Food And Medicine Shortages In No-Deal Brexit: Report Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, jamming ports and requiring a hard border in Ireland, official government documents......
14:00, 08/18/2019

Food shortages ease, but isolated Kashmiris fear curfews and crackdowns Under a government-imposed data blackout, India’s Muslim-majority state cannot tell the world what is happening.People in Indian-administered Kashmir who had faced spending the Eid religious holiday under curfew, with food shortages in locked-down ur...
23:00, 08/10/2019

UK faces food and fuel shortages in no-deal Brexit, says leaked plan Britain would likely face food, fuel and medicine shortages if it crashes out of the bloc without a transition deal, according to a leaked Sunday Times report....
20:17, 08/18/2019

UK faces food, fuel and drugs shortages in no-deal Brexit - report A no-deal Brexit could lead to shortages of food, fuel and medicine, as well as a hard border on the island of Ireland, according to leaked official government documents published in the Sunday Times....
13:01, 08/18/2019

Queues form in Srinagar as cut-off Kashmiris face growing food shortages India’s only Muslim-majority state fears a miserable Eid as lockdown continues.People in Indian-administered Kashmir face spending the Eid religious holiday under curfew, hungry and unable to contact friends and relatives, with food shortages in lock...
21:00, 08/10/2019

Britain would face food shortages in no-deal Brexit, industry body says Britain will experience shortages of some fresh foods for weeks or even months if a disorderly no-deal Brexit leaves perishable produce rotting in lorries at ports, Britain's food and drink lobby warned on Wednesday....
20:17, 08/07/2019

UK faces food, fuel and drug shortages, says contested leaked document Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, according to leaked official documents reported by the Sunday Times whose interpretation was immediately contested by ministers....
00:51, 08/19/2019

Trump to meet with South Korean leader Moon Jae-in amid stalled North Korea nuclear talks President Donald Trump will meet with Moon Jae-in, the president of South Korea, as part of the president's travel to Asia for the G20 summit of world leaders in Japan in late June, the White House said Wednesday....
23:51, 05/15/2019

No-deal Brexit equals food, fuel and drug shortages, says leaked report Britain faces a shortfall of everyday essentials if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, a new leaked report says. Some lawmakers are demanding Parliament be recalled to discuss a no-deal Brexit....
09:17, 08/19/2019

No-Deal Brexit Risks Food, Fuel and Drugs Shortages, Leaked U.K. Files Say Britain would be likely to face jammed ports and a hard border in Ireland if it left the European Union without a transition deal, according to government documents leaked to The Sunday Times of London....
08:17, 08/19/2019

Amid Trump diplomacy, US intel official recently questioned North Korea's intent, emphasized 'ground truth' President Trump has called his historic handshake summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un “a great day for the world," but days before the meeting Sunday, a senior U.S. intelligence official assessed that Kim was not prepared to give up his stockpile o...
01:17, 07/02/2019

U.K. Government Memos Warn of Food and Drug Shortages in Case of a No-Deal Brexit, a Report Says (LONDON) — Secret British government documents have warned of serious disruptions across the country in the event that the U.K. leaves the European Union without a trade deal on Oct. 31, according to a report. The Sunday Times newspaper publish...
07:17, 08/19/2019

Iran Seizes Oil Tanker of ‘Smuggled Fuel’ in Persian Gulf Amid Rising Tensions, State Media Reports (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iranian forces seized a ship in the Persian Gulf suspected of carrying smuggled fuel, state media reported Sunday, marking the Revolutionary Guard’s third seizure of a vessel in recent weeks and the latest show of strengt...
22:51, 08/04/2019

UK faces food, fuel and drugs shortages in no-deal Brexit: Times, citing official documents Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, jamming ports and requiring a hard border in Ireland, official government documents leaked to the Sunday Times show....
05:00, 08/18/2019

John Cattuci helps find one-of-a-kind food across North America in ‘Big Food Bucket List’ 'You know it's a good burger if it's messy. If it's not running down your arm and you're not licking the burger juice off your arm, it's not a great burger,' John Catucci told Global News....
20:00, 05/27/2019

Venezuelan man killed in service station line amid fuel shortages A Venezuelan man was killed on Saturday night in a service station line in the western state of Merida, a municipal mayor said on Sunday, signaling the growing impact of the OPEC nation's fuel shortages....
22:34, 06/09/2019

Soldiers oversee fuel rationing in some Venezuelan towns amid shortages Soldiers oversaw rationing of gasoline at service stations in several parts of Venezuela on Sunday as worsening fuel shortages forced angry drivers to wait for hours to fill their tanks, prompting protests in some areas....
20:51, 05/19/2019

Venezuelan soldiers oversee fuel rationing in some towns amid shortages Soldiers oversaw rationing of gasoline at service stations in several parts of Venezuela on Sunday as worsening fuel shortages forced angry drivers to wait for hours to fill their tanks, prompting protests in some areas....
01:17, 05/20/2019

Health Canada to keep importing Kaleo's epinephrine shot amid shortages Canadian health regulator said on Friday it will keep importing U.S.-based Kaleo Inc's epinephrine auto-injectors and expects adequate supply of the devices in the country over the coming months....
17:34, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Health Canada to keep importing Kaleo's epinephrine shot amid shortages The Canadian health regulator said on Friday it would keep importing U.S.-based Kaleo Inc's epinephrine auto-injectors and expects adequate supply of the devices in the country over the coming months....
20:34, 07/19/2019

Two million Somalis could die of starvation amid drought, UN warns UNITED NATIONS — A United Nations emergency relief coordinator says more than 2 million men, women and children could die of starvation in Somalia by summer’s end if international aid is not sent quickly to the drought-stricken African country. UN Un...
21:34, 06/06/2019

No-deal Brexit may spark 'consumer panic', food shortages and security threats within a fortnight, according to leaked Government document A no-deal Brexit could spark food shortages, "consumer panic" and increased threats to security in as little as two weeks, warns a leaked Government document....
03:51, 08/03/2019

As drought persists, Australia restricts water use in populous state Australia's most populous state of New South Wales on Tuesday imposed water restrictions for the first time in a decade with dam levels at just over 50% due to a prolonged drought....
12:34, 05/28/2019

Gutfeld: Trump 'confounds the media' because his platforms are collectively centrist, not extreme President Trump offers a challenge to the media because the collective political bent of his policy platforms add up to "right down the middle," according to Greg Gutfeld....
14:00, 06/20/2019

North Korea fires several short-range missiles off its coast, South Korea says North Korea fired several short-range missiles toward the Sea of Japan on Saturday morning local time — the country’s first test launch in a year and a half, South Korean media reported. US and South Korean officials are analyzing information about t...
10:51, 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 its nuclear weapons at risk, the North Korean Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday....
21:00, 07/16/2019

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 than a week....
18:17, 07/31/2019

South Korea fires army commander for North Korea boat trespassing South Korea fired an army commander, saying the presence of a North Korean fishing boat that sailed in the South's territorial waters for 57 hours was the result of a "border security failure."...
18:00, 07/03/2019

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 turning his frustrations about the peninsula on South Korea....
11:17, 08/09/2019

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 between Seoul and Washington, D.C....
09:17, 08/13/2019

North Korea fires ‘projectiles’, South Korea says stop raising tensions SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired several “unidentified short-range projectiles” into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, prompting South Korea to call on its communist neighbor to “stop acts that escalate military tension on the Korean P...
18:34, 05/04/2019

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 inter-Korea military agreement reached in 2018....
20:17, 08/06/2019

North Korea fires 'projectiles', South Korea says stop raising tensions North Korea fired several "unidentified short-range projectiles" into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, prompting South Korea to call on its communist neighbor to "stop acts that escalate military tension on the Korean Peninsula"....
13:17, 05/04/2019

North Korea says no inter-Korean talks unless South Korea, U.S. end military drills There will not be inter-Korean talks unless South Korea and the United States end joint military exercises that set North Korea as an "enemy," a senior official at Pyongyang's foreign ministry said on Sunday....
01:34, 08/11/2019

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 about" the North's firing of short-range projectiles....
13:17, 05/04/2019

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....
18:17, 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, the second such launch in less than a week....
22:51, 07/31/2019

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 their joint military drills that began this week, state media KCNA reported on Wednesday....
05:17, 08/07/2019

South Korea Urges Restraint After Recent North Korea Missile Tests SINGAPORE — South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo on Saturday fended off calls to step up pressure on North Korea after it test-fired missiles last month. Jeong told an annual security conference in Singapore that the tests were...
21:51, 06/01/2019

South Korea president says North Korea and the U.S. are holding “behind-the-scenes talks” to set up their third summit. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea president says North Korea and the U.S. are holding “behind-the-scenes talks” to set up their third summit....
09:34, 06/26/2019

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 Moon Jae-in said....
16:17, 06/26/2019

North Korea Has Fired Several Short-Range ‘Projectiles’ Into the Sea, South Korea Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Saturday fired several unidentified short-range projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said, a likely sign of Pyongyang’s growing frustration at stalled...
12:34, 05/04/2019

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 military exercises between Washington and Seoul next......
04:17, 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 of "political will" to improve relations....
20:17, 08/06/2019

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 assessment of the launches with the United States....
07:34, 07/26/2019

Envoy says U.S. ready for 'constructive' talks with North Korea: South Korea A U.S. special envoy to North Korea said on Friday that Washington was ready to hold constructive talks with Pyongyang to make "simultaneous, parallel" progress on an agreement reached by the two countries last year, South Korea's foreign ministry sa...
09:17, 06/28/2019

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 tests....
16:34, 07/16/2019

North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile, South Korea's military says North Korea fired an unidentified projectile on Thursday, according to the South Korean military, less than a week after leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test-firing of multiple rockets and missiles....
12:34, 05/09/2019

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 Friday, a day after the North fired two missiles......
09:51, 07/26/2019

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 state fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan....
05:51, 07/28/2019

South Korea: 'Complete denuclearization' of North Korea remains the goal South Korea's goal in the North Korean nuclear issue is none other than complete denuclearization, South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said Wednesday....
16:34, 07/03/2019

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

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 allies’ hostility to Pyongyang....
04:51, 07/26/2019

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, less than a week after the North launched two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea. Observers s...
01:17, 07/31/2019

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 peace agreements and warning it could seek a "new road."...
11:51, 08/06/2019

The U.S. and North Korea Are in Talks to Set Up a Third Trump-Kim Summit, South Korea’s President Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korean and U.S. officials are holding “behind-the-scenes talks” to arrange a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the fate of the North’s expanding nuc...
12:17, 06/26/2019

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 Korea, the State Department said on Friday....
01:17, 08/17/2019

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 tests in just over a week, South Korea's military and presidential office said....
07:51, 08/02/2019

South Korea: North Korea needs to offer bold measures for nuclear talks to resume North Korea should offer to take bold denuclearization measures to help resume the stalled negotiations with the United States, a special security adviser to President Moon Jae-in said Thursday....
05:34, 06/28/2019

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 Korea and U.S. military bases there....
18:51, 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 president as "impudent" and vowed that inter-Korean talks are over....
07:17, 08/16/2019

South Korea Urges North Korea Summit Before Donald Trump's Seoul Visit South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, while the United States said its door remained "wide......
08:51, 06/20/2019

Japan says South Korea fails to grasp North Korea threat with scrapping of pact Japanese Minister of Defence Takeshi Iwaya said on Friday South Korea's decision to end an intelligence-sharing pact was regrettable and showed it failed to appreciate the growing security threat posed by North Korea....
11:17, 08/23/2019

Trump has no plans to meet with North Korea's Kim during South Korea visit: senior U.S. official U.S. President Donald Trump has no plans to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un when he travels to South Korea over the weekend after attending a summit of the Group of 20 leaders in Japan, a senior administration official said on Monday....
02:00, 06/25/2019

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 to the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, but it’s directing its ire not at Trump but at South Korean P...
22:51, 08/16/2019

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 province....
07:51, 05/31/2019

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 a win to China....
15:51, 08/23/2019

South Korea readies to tackle potential swine fever transmission from North Korea North Korea has confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever, prompting South Korea to guard against the possible spread of the animal disease in areas bordering the North....
08:17, 05/31/2019

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, which Kim said was meant to send an "adequate warning" to the United States and South Korea over their...
01:51, 08/07/2019

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 firing two short-range missiles from the east coast of the Korean peninsula. ...
06:51, 07/31/2019

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 commitments to discontinue tests of nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles....
07:34, 07/17/2019

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 with them, state media KCNA said....
04:51, 08/06/2019

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 Trump's approach to Kim Jong Un, a Korea expert says....
03:17, 08/01/2019

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 North considers a rehearsal for invasion....
04:17, 08/06/2019

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 military exercises....
18:34, 08/10/2019

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....
06:17, 07/31/2019

North Korea's missile launch was a protest after failed Trump summit: South Korea's Moon South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday that North Korea's latest missile launch was probably a subdued protest against the United States after a failed summit of the two countries' leaders in Hanoi in February....
16:34, 05/09/2019

Trump to visit South Korea as Pompeo raises hope for new North Korea talks after letter U.S. President Donald Trump will visit South Korea this weekend after an exchange of letters with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un boosted hopes for talks aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear program....
22:00, 06/24/2019

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 connect with the Trump administration on issues such as North Korea, defense costs and trade....
06:17, 08/09/2019

Pentagon briefing drought nears 1-year mark amid Iran tension Celebrities such as Gene Simmons and Gerard Butler have showed up in the briefing room, but Pentagon spokespeople haven't briefed on camera since May 2018....
12:17, 05/29/2019

North Korea Fired Two Missiles, Says South Korea's Military North Korea welcomed a US envoy's visit to Seoul by firing two missiles Thursday, the South's military said, in Pyongyang's second launch in less than a week as it seeks to up the ante in deadlocked......
13:51, 05/09/2019

North Korea launches another unidentified projectile: South Korea SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Thursday fired at least one unidentified projectile from the country’s western area, South Korea’s military said, the second such launch in the last five days and a possible warning that nuclear disarma...
11:17, 05/09/2019

Kim Yo Jong: North Korea open to inter-Korea cooperation Kim Yo Jong told South Korean officials North Korea is interested in continued inter-Korea cooperation as she delivered a letter of condolence from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at Panmunjom on Wednesday....
19:17, 06/12/2019

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 western area, South Korea’s military said, its second weapons launch in the last five days and a possibl...
13:18, 05/09/2019

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 launches in more than two months as North Korean and U.S. officials work to restart nuclear diplomacy. Th...
05:00, 07/25/2019

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 system, not missiles....
19:51, 08/01/2019

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 launches by Pyongyang....
05:17, 08/16/2019

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 as North Korean and U.S. officials work to restart nuclear diplomacy....
04:51, 07/25/2019

US, North Korea In Behind-The-Scenes Talks Over Third Summit: South Korea The United States is in behind-the-scenes talks with North Korea over a possible third summit and has proposed working-level negotiations that have been stalled since the second such meeting in......
11:51, 06/26/2019

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 the North ramps up diplomatic pressure on Washington....
05:00, 07/25/2019

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 — surreptitiously trying to collect sensitive information and also highlighting that not all of the Hermit...
21:51, 07/29/2019

South Korea to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea South Korea says it plans to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea through the World Food Program, in its second aid package announced over the past month as it seeks to help with North Korean food shortages and improve bilateral relations...
11:51, 06/19/2019

South Korea donates 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea South Korea has said it will make its largest food donation to the North since 2008, as an estimated 40% of North Koreans are undernourished. Much of the aid is aimed at helping vulnerable children and mothers....
18:51, 06/19/2019

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 Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to South Korea’s military. The unidentified projec...
03:51, 07/25/2019

South Korea urges North Korea summit before Trump Seoul visit, U.S. door 'wide open' South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, while the United States said its door remained "wide open" for talks with Pyongyang....
00:00, 06/20/2019

South Korea's Moon calls Japan claim of North Korea sanctions breach 'grave challenge' South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday Japan's reported accusations that South Korea has violated international sanctions by exporting banned goods to North Korea posed a "grave challenge" to Seoul....
09:51, 07/15/2019

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 Kingdom’s abilities to strike targets in South Korea and American military bases there....
05:51, 08/02/2019

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there was an outbreak at a farm near its border with China....
18:51, 05/31/2019

North Korea fires two projectiles into the sea, South Korea says North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea, South Korea’s military said, the first launches in more than two months as North Korean and U.S. officials work to restart nuclear diplomacy....
02:51, 07/25/2019

South Korea says U.S., North Korea will restart dialogue 'soon' The United States and North Korea are expected to reopen denuclearisation talks soon and they will go well, a senior South Korean official said on Thursday, boosting hopes for progress in negotiations after a prolonged stalemate....
09:34, 08/22/2019

South Korea calls for 3rd U.S.-North Korea summit South Korea's Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul called Wednesday for a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, stressing the importance of working-level talks to ensure a n...
11:51, 06/19/2019

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 tests believed to be aimed at pressuring Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear diplomacy. South Korea&...
09:17, 08/16/2019

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....
01:17, 07/25/2019

North Korea: Launch was a "warning" to South Korea North Korea says the two missiles launched this week toward the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan, were intended to send a warning to South Korea....
02:34, 07/26/2019

North Korea Fires Two More Projectiles: South Korea SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Tuesday continued to ramp up its weapons demonstrations by firing unidentified projectiles twice into the sea while lashing out at the United States and South Korea for continuing their joint military exercis...
02:51, 08/06/2019

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 pressuring Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear diplomacy....
03:17, 08/16/2019

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

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....
07:17, 05/14/2019

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....
13:17, 06/30/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally across US against extreme new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the supreme court a...
22:34, 05/21/2019

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 dialogue with Seoul and referred to South Korean President Moon Jae-in as an "impudent guy."...
11:51, 08/16/2019

Extreme abortion bill passes state legislature. Somehow, the uproar is missing When Georgia, Alabama, and Missouri passed pro-life legislation earlier this month, it consumed the news cycle. But when the Illinois House of Representatives passed the most radical abortion bill in America yesterday, it flew completely under the ra...
01:51, 05/30/2019

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look to galvanize their base ahead of the 2020 election, a slew of state laws barring access to abortion ha...
07:34, 05/27/2019

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 civil conflict....
21:34, 05/03/2019

South Korea to increase radiation testing of Japanese food South Korea said on Wednesday it will double the radiation testing of some Japanese food exports due to potential contamination from the tsunami-damaged Fukushima nuclear plant....
08:34, 08/21/2019

Gunman Mocked US Food Festival On Social Media Before Mass Shooting A 19-year-old has been identified as the gunman in the latest mass shooting in the United States, a rampage which left three dead including two children and 12 other people injured....
10:17, 07/30/2019

July 4th food! Hot dog and hamburger consumption by state With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, it’s clearly time to fire up those grills. But what state eats the most hot dogs and hamburgers? Find out.       ...
02:51, 06/15/2019

Maine becomes first U.S. state to ban Styrofoam food containers Maine has become the first state to implement an outright ban on Styrofoam food containers, which are one of the 10 most-littered items in the United States....
22:17, 05/01/2019

South Korea concerned over food safety at Olympics with events slated for Fukushima Talks to take place over food provision at Tokyo GamesFukushima to host baseball and softball games next yearSouth Korea is considering making its own arrangements to feed its athletes at next year’s Tokyo Olympics, citing concerns over the safety of...
08:34, 08/22/2019

July 4th food! How many hot dogs and hamburgers are consumed in your state? With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, it’s clearly time to fire up those grills. But which state eats the most hot dogs and hamburgers?        ...
19:34, 06/17/2019

Maine becomes first U.S. state to ban polystyrene foam food containers Maine has become the first state to implement an outright ban on polystyrene food containers, which are one of the 10 most-littered items in the United States....
22:51, 05/01/2019

US fast-food workers demand better pay amid growing violence A bill making its way through the Senate would set the hourly wage at $15 nationwide, to be enacted over six yearsMaria Torres followed eight sprinting co-workers into the kitchen’s walk-in fridge, screaming “Gun!” They locked the door against an arm...
13:17, 08/04/2019

Nearly four million North Koreans in urgent need, as food production slumps by almost 10 per cent The UN is calling for some $120 million to provide life-saving humanitarian aid, desperately needed by 3.8 million North Koreans, as it releases its 2019 Needs and Priorities Plan for the country....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Maine becomes first state to ban Styrofoam food containers, effective 2021 The containers are a significant contributor to environmental plastic pollution, according to a statement from Maine Gov. Janet Mills.        ...
04:00, 05/02/2019

July Fourth food! How many hot dogs and hamburgers are consumed in your state? With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, it’s clearly time to fire up those grills. But which state eats the most hot dogs and hamburgers?       ...
01:17, 06/18/2019

Cuba announces rationing of food and hygiene products amid US sanctions Cuba announced new rationing of food and basic cleaning and hygiene products as the communist-run island grapples with increased US sanctions and the economic crisis affecting its close ally Venezuela....
10:00, 05/11/2019

Maduro says U.S. seeks to destroy Venezuela state-backed food program Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday accused the United States of seeking to destroy a food aid program that the government of the crisis-stricken OPEC nation says feeds some 6 million families....
02:34, 05/24/2019

How Trump’s meeting with Kim in North Korea went down With the words, “Hey, I’m over here,” President Trump launched an improbable surprise get-together with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un in the demilitarized zone that made him the first sitting US president to cross into North Korea. “I just want to say th...
14:00, 07/01/2019

Trump Says North Korea's Kim Wants to Meet President Trump suggested North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is open to meeting Sunday afternoon at the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea, though the details remained unclear....
06:17, 06/30/2019

What to watch for at Kim-Xi summit in North Korea? From nuclear weapons to huge food aid shipments to a shared skepticism about the United States, Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will have a long list of topics to discuss when Xi heads to North Korea on Thursday....
14:51, 06/19/2019

Trump thanks North Korea’s Kim for not standing him up at DMZ ​WASHINGTON – President Trump thanked North Korea’s Kim Jong Un for not standing him up ​and meeting him Sunday in the demilitarized zone. “And I want to thank Chairman Kim for something else,” Trump said during brief remarks. “When I put...
16:17, 06/30/2019

Trump says he could meet North Korea’s Kim at DMZ OSAKA, Japan (AP) — President Donald Trump has invited North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to shake hands during a possible visit by Trump to the demilitarized zone with South Korea. Trump is scheduled to fly to South Korea Saturday at the end of the Gro...
15:00, 06/29/2019

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 Thursday, warning the moves would "trigger a new cold war."...
23:34, 08/22/2019

Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea Chinese president Xi Jinping became the first leader of his country to travel to Pyongyang in 14 years. The trip comes as he and Kim Jong Un seek to improve their bilateral relations....
08:00, 06/20/2019

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 North Korean launches is complicating stalled denuclearization talks....
04:51, 08/06/2019

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 Koreas later in the day, raising hopes for an encounter that could jump-start stalled nuclear talks....
06:00, 06/30/2019

Third U.S.-North Korea summit possible, up to Kim: Bolton A third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is possible but the ball is in Pyongyang's court, White House national security adviser John Bolton said on Tuesday....
17:34, 06/11/2019

North Korea says it won’t surrender to US-led sanctions SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it won’t surrender to U.S.-led sanctions and accuses Washington of trying to “bring us to our knees.” Wednesday’s statement is yet another reminder that North Korea keeps mistrust of ...
09:34, 06/26/2019

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 “bring us to our knees.” The statement is yet another reminder that North Korea keeps mistrust of t...
12:17, 06/26/2019

North Korea has stolen $2bn in cyberattacks North Korea has managed to steal $2bn from banks and cryptocurrency exchanges through a series of cyberattacks aimed at helping fund its nuclear and missile programs according to a new confidential report from the United Nations.The report was compil...
18:17, 08/07/2019

China's Xi in North Korea: It's the economy Speaking at a banquet in his honor, Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up his visit to North Korea by praising economic development. However, he also issued a warning over efforts to denuclearize the peninsula....
09:51, 06/21/2019

U.S.-North Korea Talks Won't Go Anywhere Without Compromises President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s Sunday meeting brought an agreement to begin new working-level talks, but for any progress both sides would need to demonstrate new flexibility, Michael Gordon writes....
01:17, 07/02/2019

Third summit between US, North Korea in the works The United States and North Korea​ are involved in talks for a third summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un, seeking to jump-start negotiations after a previous meeting in February collapsed without an agreement on nuclear weapons. ​”​B...
22:00, 06/26/2019

Vital food crops destroyed in Syria amid upsurge in fighting across Idlib, Hama Thousands of acres of crops have been destroyed in Syria’s Idlib and north Hama provinces amid ongoing deadly violence, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday, in a call to the warring parties to stop using food security to hold people “hosta...
17:17, 06/04/2019

Russia says malfunction led aircraft into unintended area: South Korea media Russia told South Korea that an equipment malfunction led its military aircraft into an unintended area on Tuesday, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, citing the South Korean presidential office....
08:00, 07/24/2019

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 exercises....
15:00, 08/10/2019

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 has fired at least two unidentified projectiles early on Thursday from an area near Wonsan, on North Korea’s eastern coas...
01:51, 07/25/2019

North Korea says ready for dialogue or confrontation with U.S. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said on Friday Pyongyang is ready for both dialogue and confrontation with the United States, warning Washington that continuing with sanctions would be a miscalculation, according to state media KCNA....
04:00, 08/23/2019

Still Have "Confidence" In North Korea's Kim Jong Un: Trump US President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to express his "confidence" in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un despite Pyongyang's recent weapons tests and deadlocked nuclear talks....
05:51, 05/26/2019

North Korea says talks won’t resume unless US changes position SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what Pyongyang described as unilateral demands for disarmament. The statement by an unname...
19:34, 05/24/2019

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 tracked how they get there....
12:17, 07/16/2019

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 negotiations with the United States and peace talks with South Korea....
11:51, 05/09/2019

Bribes help criminals get away with murder in North Korea Murderers could be going unpunished in North Korea where bribes are greasing the wheels of informal commerce, according to a new report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights....
01:17, 05/29/2019

North Korea Says No More Nuclear Talks Unless US Changes Stance North Korea said on Friday its deadlocked nuclear talks with Washington "will never be resumed" unless the US adopts a new approach, again blaming it for the collapse of the Hanoi summit in February....
03:17, 05/25/2019

UN investigator says North Korea cracking down on escapes The United Nations’ independent investigator on human rights in North Korea says there are signs it and China are strengthening their efforts to track down people who have escaped from the North...
11:34, 06/21/2019

U.S. wants North Korea freeze as beginning, not end, of denuclearization The United States would hope to see a freeze in the North Korean nuclear program as the start of a process of denuclearization, the State Department said on Tuesday, ahead of fresh talks with Pyongyang supposed to take place this month....
04:51, 07/10/2019

Trump says he looks forward to meeting with North Korea's Kim soon U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he had a "great meeting" with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this weekend and he looks "forward to seeing him again soon."...
02:34, 07/02/2019

Switzerland becomes No. 1 donor of foreign aid to North Korea Switzerland is emerging as the No. 1 donor of humanitarian assistance to North Korea as concerns grow over the deteriorating food situation in the isolated country....
05:17, 05/23/2019

US bans North Korea visits for another year Team Trump on Monday extended a ban on Americans traveling to North Korea by forbidding the use of US passports to gain entry to the hermit kingdom for another year. The State Department said the ban would remain in place until Aug. 31, 2020, unless ...
02:17, 08/20/2019

Student arrested in North Korea tweets he's 'obviously' not a spy The Australian student who was arrested in North Korea has tweeted for the first time since being deported from the country to say that he is "obviously" not a spy....
20:17, 07/09/2019

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 outlets....
18:00, 07/09/2019

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 sanctions against the country. The report by Washington D.C.-based non-profit research organization the C...
11:17, 07/17/2019

Feature: Where North and South Korea Meet: On TV A popular show gives “defector beauties” a chance to tell stories from the North. It’s loud and gaudy — and changing the conversation about reunification....
13:34, 05/08/2019

China's Xi says hopes North Korea, U.S. can keep talking Chinese President Xi Jinping told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday that he hopes North Korea and the United States can keep talking and make progress, Chinese state media reported after the two men met in Pyongyang....
14:17, 06/20/2019

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.        ...
15:17, 05/09/2019

North Korea says it won't resume talks unless US changes position North Korea says it will never resume nuclear talks with the U.S. unless the Trump administration modifies its position on unilateral demands for disarmament....
14:00, 05/24/2019

North Korea says no more talks on denuclearization until U.S. changes stance North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what Pyongyang described as unilateral demands for disarmament....
15:17, 05/24/2019

North Korea: US should consider consequences of ship seizure North Korea's U.N. ambassador says the Trump administration should consider the possible consequences its seizing of a North Korean cargo ship could have on relations between the two countries and immediately return the vessel....
07:34, 05/22/2019

North Korea’s new missile has Russian fingerprints ‘all over’ it FILE – This May 4, 2019, file photo provided by the North Korean government shows a launch of a missile in the east coast of North Korea. Experts say North Korea’s latest launches suggest it may have acquired or cloned a short-range missile t...
18:51, 05/10/2019

Trump meets North Korea's Kim on DMZ between the two Koreas U.S. President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas on Sunday, shaking hands warmly and both expressing hopes for peace....
10:34, 06/30/2019

North Korea fires two unidentified projectiles into the sea Donald Trump has previously said Kim Jong-un promised to stop missile tests when US-South Korean military exercises endNorth Korea launched at least two projectiles into the sea on Friday, South Korea’s military said, shortly after Pyongyang describe...
03:17, 08/16/2019

Trump to meet North Korea's Kim on DMZ between the two Koreas U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet at the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas on Sunday, Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in said, raising hopes for a revival of stalled nuclear talks....
09:17, 06/30/2019

Trump says he will not meet with North Korea's Kim during G20 trip U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he will not meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during his trip to Asia for the G20 summit this weekend....
20:34, 06/26/2019

Pompeo says he was ready, but North Korea meeting unlikely U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration is ready to resume talks with North Korea now although he regrets a meeting between the two sides is unlikely at an Asian security conference this week in Bangkok...
00:17, 08/02/2019

North Korea Wants Its Seized Ship Back North Korea demanded the return of a ship that the U.S. seized for allegedly violating sanctions, and accused the U.S. of breaching the “underlying spirit” of the countries’ pledge to forge new ties....
13:00, 05/14/2019

| 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 Twitter alerts....
14:17, 08/16/2019

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 Kim Jong Un despite a new warning from Pyongyang urging the US to change the course of its negotiation...
23:51, 06/05/2019

North Korea says it tested new rocket system North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised test firings of a new multiple rocket launcher system he said would soon serve a crucial role in his military’s land combat operations...
03:17, 08/01/2019

South Korea to donate $8M in humanitarian aid to North The South Korean government has decided to send $8 million in humanitarian aid to North Korea, days after Pyongyang claimed the country is experiencing extreme drought....
15:00, 05/17/2019

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 by two US officials....
14:17, 08/24/2019

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 Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi in February....
06:51, 08/23/2019

Trump Offers to Meet North Korea's Kim President Trump said he is willing to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea, even if just to “say hello.”...
02:00, 06/29/2019

New North Korea sanctions would tell Chinese banks: It's us or them A new round of sanctions targeting North Korea would force Chinese banks to choose between doing business with the United States and doing business with North Korea....
11:34, 06/28/2019

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 North Korean news agency KCNA said....
23:51, 06/22/2019

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, in Pyongyang’s latest display of military strength as denuclearization talks with Washington remai...
13:51, 07/23/2019

Trump says he will not allow CIA informants to spy on North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Trump's remarks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House represented a fresh attempt by the president to cozy up to theNorth Korean leader, a policy that has drawn criticism for seeming to overlook Kim's autocratic rule....
04:17, 06/12/2019

US Wants North Korea Freeze As Beginning, Not End, Of Denuclearisation The United States would hope to see a freeze in the North Korean nuclear programme as the start of a process of denuclearisation, the State Department said on Tuesday, ahead of fresh talks with......
21:17, 07/10/2019

Factbox: The ups and downs since Trump first met North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time at a historic summit in Singapore on June 12 last year and there have been ups and downs in the North's foreign relations since then....
08:00, 06/12/2019

Trump says he sent North Korea's Kim friendly letter U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a "very friendly letter" in response to birthday greetings he received last week from Kim....
22:00, 06/24/2019

Will North Korea's 'Hotel of Doom' ever open? In 1987, ground was broken on a grand new hotel in North Korea's capital, Pyongyang. The pyramid-shaped, supertall skyscraper was to exceed 1,000 feet in height, and was designed to house at least 3,000 rooms, as well as five revolving restaurants wi...
14:51, 08/13/2019

North Korea rejects talks with the South Pyongyang has rejected South Korea's hopes for dialogue, saying inter-Korea talks are off the table. North Korea launched two missiles into the sea in protest of joint US-South Korea military drills....
17:17, 08/16/2019

Report: North Korea executes envoy to US A South Korea paper citing an anonymous source said that Kim Hyok Chol was accused of being a US spy and killed. Several officials who also worked on the meeting with the US have been killed or jailed, the paper said....
18:51, 05/31/2019

Around 52 million in Near East, North Africa, suffering chronic undernourishment, new UN food agency report reveals  Hunger continues to rise as conflicts and protracted crises have worsened in the Near East and North Africa region (NENA), which is likely to affect food security for years to come, warned the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Wednesday. ...
19:34, 05/08/2019

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 arms race in the region, North Korean state media said on Wednesday....
11:51, 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 strong relations amid stalled denuclearization talks with the U.S....
18:34, 04/29/2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit North Korea Xi Jinping is set to become the first Chinese president to travel to North Korea in 14 years. The visit comes as denuclearization talks between North Korea and the United States appear to be at a standstill....
16:00, 06/17/2019

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 nuclear programs....
10:34, 06/30/2019

North Korea: Fake news on both sides is the norm Stories of the secretive state captivate media and audiences alike. But often the stories are only half true, sometimes outright false — especially those coming from a particular South Korean source....
02:00, 06/04/2019

China’s Xi holds talks with Kim Jong Un in North Korea The leaders of China and North Korea were meeting in the North Korean capital, with stalled nuclear negotiations with Washington expected to be on the agenda...
12:17, 06/20/2019

Trump: 'We will have to find out' about Huawei's relationship with North Korea Asked about a media report that said Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] had secretly built and maintained North Korea's commercial wireless network, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday, "We will have to find out."...
20:17, 07/22/2019

Trump says U.S. had positive correspondence with North Korea recently U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House on Monday his administration had very positive correspondence recently with North Korea, with which it has been working to restart talks aimed at ending Pyongyang's nuclear program....
20:17, 07/22/2019

Trump discusses North Korea with Japan's Abe after tests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he had spoken with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about North Korea and trade after North Korea raised doubts about the future of denuclearization dialogue with new weapons tests....
18:51, 05/06/2019

North Korea claims '99.98% turnout' in local elections Pyongyang called the purported turnout a sign of the "single-minded unity" of its people. Voters are only allowed to select "yes" or "no" to a single candidate already chosen by the ruling communist party....
15:17, 07/22/2019

Trump crosses DMZ to meet with Kim Jong Un in North Korea President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un shook hands during a historic meeting Sunday at the demilitarized zone that divides the Korean peninsula. Trump crossed the narrow no-man’s land on foot from South Korea and into North Korea, wher...
14:17, 06/30/2019

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

Xi Jinping to make first official visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in North Korea on Thursday for a two-day state visit, his first official trip to the country since he came to power in 2012....
15:17, 06/17/2019

The Latest: China’s Xi arrives in North Korea to meet Kim BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to North Korea (all times local): 11 a.m. Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has arrived in North Korea for first visit since taking office in 2013. The Xinhua Ne...
07:17, 06/20/2019

| North Korea fires two 'unidentified projectiles' - Seoul North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea and launched a scathing attack on "foolish" calls for dialogue from South Korean leader Moon Jae-in....
14:17, 08/16/2019

Bolton says potential third US-North Korea summit in Kim’s hands ​National security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday said a possible third summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in Pyongyang’s hands. “We’re ready when they are,” ​he told a business forum hosted by the Wall Street...
21:34, 06/11/2019

Trump lands at DMZ ahead of meeting with North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump arrived at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas on Sunday ahead of his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
09:17, 06/30/2019

South Korea to pursue 50,000 tons of rice aid to North South Korea plans to push forward with food aid to North Korea amid what Pyongyang has said is a severe drought that has affected crops in the country....
00:17, 07/23/2019

North Korea’s Kim: missile test ‘adequate warning’ North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised a live-fire demonstration of newly-developed short-range ballistic missiles he said would send an “adequate warning” to the United States and South Korea over their joint military exercises...
00:51, 08/07/2019

North Korea Fires 2 "Unidentified Projectiles" Into Sea: Seoul North Korea on Friday fired two "unidentified projectiles" into the ocean off its eastern coast, South Korea's military said, in the latest in a series of launches by Pyongyang....
11:17, 08/24/2019

Trump says he received a 'beautiful' letter from North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had received a very warm letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, calling the correspondence "beautiful."...
20:34, 06/11/2019

Trump heads for historic DMZ meeting with North Korea’s Kim SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump is on his way to the Korean Demilitarized Zone for a historic meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. Trump departed Seoul by helicopter on Sunday afternoon shortly after South Korean President M...
08:51, 06/30/2019

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 nuclear talks with Washington and a continuing U.S.-South Korea military exercise....
17:17, 08/16/2019

North Korea fires projectile in second launch of the week A US official said US military intelligence tracked the launch from North Korea on Friday morning local time (Thursday in the US). According to the initial assessment, the projectile appeared to be similar to the short range ballistic missiles fired ...
22:51, 08/01/2019

North Korea cuts rations to record low after bad harvest, U.N. says North Korea has cut food rations to 300 grams a day -- less than 11 ounces -- the lowest ever for this time of year, and further cuts are likely after the worst harvest in a decade, the United Nations said on Friday....
12:51, 05/03/2019

North Korea says US is ‘hell-bent on hostile acts’ Just days after President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to resume denuclearization talks, Pyongyang’s UN delegation accused the US of being “more and more hell-bent on hostile acts” against the country. The delegation said Wednesda...
16:17, 07/04/2019

North Korea says it’s fighting swine fever with quarantine SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it’s actively fighting the spread of highly contagious African swine fever weeks after it reported an outbreak near its border with China. The North’s official Rodong Sinmun newspaper on Wednesda...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Trump publicly opposes using CIA informants against North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump took a public stance against the use of CIA informants to spy on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday, saying it would not happen on his watch and possibly taking away a valuable tool of the U.S. intelligence communi...
08:00, 06/12/2019

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 guarantees would probably not be enough to persuade Pyongyang to shut its nuclear program....
05:51, 04/29/2019

Xi heads to North Korea as fate of US nuclear deal still up in the air More than 15 months after Kim Jong Un traveled to Beijing and invited the Chinese President to visit Pyongyang, Xi Jinping is finally heading to the North Korean capital for a two-day state visit this week....
14:17, 06/19/2019

Former ambassador may be North Korea's new point man in U.S. talks: source North Korea appears to have appointed a long-time veteran of international diplomacy as point man in the new round of denuclearisation talks with the United States, a diplomatic source in Seoul confirmed on Friday....
14:34, 07/05/2019

Australian Student Reportedly Detained in North Korea Australian officials are urgently seeking information about an Australian man in North Korea following reports he had been detained by authorities in Pyongyang....
15:00, 06/27/2019

The Latest: S. Korea criticizes North Korean launches South Korea says it’s “very concerned” about North Korea’s weapons launches, calling them a violation of last year’s inter-Korean agreements to reduce tensions between the countries...
14:34, 05/04/2019

Australian Student Is Missing in North Korea, His Family Says The family said that it had not heard in days from Alek Sigley, 29, who has offered a close look at his life inside the reclusive North on social media....
11:17, 06/27/2019

North Korea denies reports of behind-the-scenes talks with US A top official at North Korea's Foreign Ministry has accused South Korean President Moon Jae-in of lying about back channel talks between Pyongyang and Washington in order to manipulate public opinion, complicating efforts by Seoul to revive nuclear ...
08:00, 06/27/2019

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

Trump says U.S. paid no money to North Korea over Warmbier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said the United States did not pay any money to North Korea as it sought the release of Otto Warmbier, a day after a report said Trump had approved a $2 million bill from Pyongyang for the American student's care...
19:34, 04/28/2019

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

Trump Says Confident North Korea's Kim Won't "Break Promise" US President Donald Trump voiced confidence Saturday that North Korea's Kim Jong Un would not "break his promise," after South Korea said Pyongyang had launched several unidentified projectiles into......
16:51, 05/04/2019

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this month....
23:34, 05/26/2019

North Korea says released Australian student was spying North Korea says an Australian student who it detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in spying by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views toward the North...
17:35, 07/06/2019

Australia welcomes help to find man missing in North Korea Australia’s prime minister says he remains concerned for an Australian student who is uncontactable in North Korea and has been offered international support to find him...
03:34, 06/28/2019

North Korea fires several short-range projectiles into sea SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired several unidentified short-range projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast on Saturday, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said, a likely sign of Pyongyang's growing frustration at stalled diplomatic ta...
22:17, 05/04/2019

Pompeo ‘very hopeful’ US-North Korea talks will resume soon U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he’s very hopeful for a quick resumption in nuclear talks with North Korea despite the North’s recent weapons tests...
06:17, 07/31/2019

Trump says Kim Jong Un 'knows that I am with him' despite latest North Korea test President Trump put a positive spin on his relationship with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un on Saturday, saying he knows that “I am with him” and repeating his belief that a nuclear deal will still happen -- despite the North Koreans firing short-...
21:34, 05/04/2019

North Korea: Released Australian Student Was Spying SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that an Australian student who it detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in spying by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views toward t...
21:34, 07/06/2019

Trump, Abe at odds on North Korea missile launches U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe showed their differences over the seriousness of North Korea's series of short-range missile launches on Sunday, while maintaining that they would remain in synch on the issue....
17:17, 08/25/2019

North Korea Conducts Second Weapons Test in Under a Week North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles off the country’s east coast, South Korea’s military said, as the Kim regime appears to be adding pressure on the U.S. during an impasse in nuclear talks....
08:17, 07/31/2019

North Korea Says Freed Australian Student Had Been Spying North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spying acts" through his work with foreign media....
03:51, 07/07/2019

U.S., North Korea in behind-the-scenes talks over third summit, Moon says The United States is in behind-the-scenes talks with North Korea over a possible third summit and has proposed reviving working-level negotiations stalled since a second meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un in February, South K...
21:51, 06/26/2019

North Korea, US in talks for 3rd Trump-Kim summit, Seoul says North Korean and U.S. officials are holding "behind-the-scenes talks" to arrange a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the fate of the North's expanding nuclear arsenal, South Korea's president said, fou...
12:34, 06/26/2019

North Korean soldier defects across the DMZ, South Korea says The South Korean military detained a North Korean soldier who crossed the heavily fortified demilitarized zone (DMZ) that separates the two countries, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JSC) said on Thursday....
04:51, 08/01/2019

The Australian Student Detained in North Korea Has Been Released (CANBERRA, Australia) — An Australian student released after a week in detention in North Korea described his condition to reporters in Beijing on Thursday as “very good,” without saying what happened. Australia’s Prime Minist...
10:34, 07/04/2019

Trump offers to meet North Korea's Kim at DMZ this weekend U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would like to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this weekend at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) on the border of North and South Korea....
03:51, 06/29/2019

Australian student released from detention in North Korea Australia's prime minister said Alek Sigley was "safe and well" after being released from North Korea. It was the first time an official confirmed the 29-year-old had been detained since he went missing last week....
09:17, 07/04/2019

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

Bolton Says North Korea Missile Tests Broke U.N. Ban North Korea violated United Nations’ restrictions by testing ballistic missiles recently, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said, breaking with an effort by the Trump administration to play down the launches as it tries to kick-start diploma...
16:17, 05/25/2019

North Korea says U.S. extension of sanctions 'a hostile act': KCNA The recent U.S. extension of sanctions against North Korea was an act of hostility and an outright challenge to an historic summit between the two countries in Singapore last year, Pyongyang's state media said on Wednesday....
05:17, 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.        ...
12:34, 06/26/2019

Missing Australian student released by North Korea Alek Sigley, the 29-year-old Australian who went missing in North Korea last week, has been released and safely arrived in China on Thursday afternoon....
14:00, 07/04/2019

Australian Student Detained in North Korea Is Freed An Australian student who was detained in North Korea for more than a week has been set free, a move that Prime Minister Scott Morrison said was a victory for behind-the-scenes diplomacy with Pyongyang....
16:51, 07/04/2019

Pentagon, North Korea cut off talks for return of US war dead The US Department of Defense has suspended negotiations with North Korea for the repatriation of the remains of American soldiers killed in the Korean War, in a sign that relations between the two countries may once again be on the ebb. The Pentagon&...
21:00, 05/08/2019

North Korea fires weapons again in possible pressure tactic South Korea says North Korea fired what appeared to short-range ballistic missiles twice into the sea in its third round of weapons tests in just over a week; increased activity seen as pressure tactic...
09:17, 08/02/2019

Moon: Discussions for another U.S.-North Korea summit are in the works South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday negotiations between the United States and North Korea for a third summit have been ongoing behind the scenes....
14:51, 06/26/2019

China's Friendship With North Korea "Irreplaceable", Says Xi Jinping Chinese President Xi Jinping has written a rare opinion piece in North Korea's official newspaper Wednesday, just a day before his scheduled visit to Pyongyang, saying Beijing's friendship with the......
08:17, 06/19/2019

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 "robbery" and against the spirit of recent top-level summits....
13:00, 05/14/2019

South Korean man defects to North Korea, Pyongyang says The son of South Korean politicians who defected to North Korea in 1986 arrived in Pyongyang for resettlement, according to a North Korean propaganda service....
18:51, 07/07/2019

North Korea Changes Up Its Game to Bypass U.S. Missile Defenses North Korea has conducted a round of long range rocket tests designed to kick down the door and destroy ballistic missile defenses protecting South Korea. The new rockets fly under U.S. high altitude missile defense weapons, paving the way for furthe...
04:17, 08/13/2019

North Korea: Kim Jong Un satisfied over weapons test Both Koreas have shied away from describing the weapons test as a "missile launch." Nonethless, Kim Jong Un was reportedly very happy with his latest "projectile" launch into the Sea of Japan....
07:51, 05/05/2019

Xi heads to North Korea to break cycle of mistrust Chinese President Xi Jinping is in Pyongyang on Thursday for talks with Kim Jong Un, part of a two-day state visit to North Korea that's the first by a Chinese leader in 14 years....
17:51, 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 just like a widely copied missile the Russian military has been actively trying to sell abroad for ye...
10:17, 05/10/2019

North Korea's Kim Won't "Disappoint Me", Despite Missile Tests: Trump President Donald Trump on Friday underlined his intense personal support for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even if he admitted that Pyongyang's recent missile tests "may" violate a UN resolution....
19:51, 08/02/2019

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 Kingdom in 14 years. North Korean President Kim Jong Un and his wife, Ri Sol Ju, greeted Xi and other ...
18:17, 06/20/2019

Malnutrition, disease rising in North Korea: aid organization Rates of malnutrition and disease are increasing in North Korea as it faces a harvest that is half of what was expected, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said on Thursday....
12:00, 07/18/2019

North Korea calls Biden a ‘fool of low IQ’ for criticizing Kim North Korea criticized Joe Biden as a “fool of low IQ” after the presidential hopeful called the country’s leader Kim Jong Un a “dictator and tyrant.” The country’s official state news agency released a statement t...
11:17, 05/22/2019

North Korea again fires projectiles into Sea of Japan, officials say North Korea fired more projectile missiles into the sea early Saturday in a likely rebuke of joint military exercises between the United States and South Korea that the North has long regarded as a dress rehearsal for invasion....
04:34, 08/10/2019

North Korea threatens to take 'new road', launches more missiles North Korea fired missiles into the sea off its east coast for the fourth time in less than two weeks, the South Korean military said on Tuesday, as Pyongyang protested that joint U.S.-South Korea military drills violated diplomatic agreements....
04:51, 08/06/2019

North Korea's economy contracts by most in 21 years: report International sanctions and drought shrunk North Korea’s economy by the most in 21 years in 2018, South Korea’s central bank said Friday, according to a report....
08:51, 07/26/2019

North Korea urges UN chief to act against US ship seizure North Korea is denouncing the United States as "a gangster country" for recently seizing one of its cargo ships and is calling on U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to take "urgent measures" to contribute to stabilizing the Korean peninsula....
00:00, 05/21/2019

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

North Korea Conducts Fifth Weapons Test Since July 25 North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles early Saturday, Seoul officials said in an initial assessment, a weapons test that came hours after President Trump expressed optimism about future nuclear talks that remain gridlocked....
10:00, 08/10/2019

How Fox News changed its tune on covering North Korea CNN's Brian Stelter looks at how Fox News' coverage of North Korea, and meeting with its leader Kim Jong Un, has changed during the Trump presidency....
12:51, 07/02/2019

Trump says North Korea's Kim sent 'very beautiful letter'; new meeting possible President Donald Trump said on Friday he has received a "very beautiful letter" on Thursday from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and added that he could have another meeting with him....
17:34, 08/09/2019

Kim Jong Un supervised weapons tests: North Korea North Korea said Sunday leader Kim Jong Un supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, which extended a streak of launches that are seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States while driving a we...
04:00, 08/11/2019

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy seen with Kim Jong Un: KCNA North Korea's former top nuclear envoy, Kim Yong Chol, accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to an art performance, state news agency KCNA said on Monday, signaling that the former spymaster is alive and remains a force in the power structure....
07:00, 06/03/2019

| North Korea fires 'unidentified projectiles': Yonhap North Korea fired two "unidentified projectiles" into the sea, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, citing the country's Joint Chiefs of Staff - the latest in a series of such launches by Pyongyang....
11:34, 08/10/2019

China's Xi arrives in North Korea for talks with Kim Jong Un Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday morning for a two-day state visit to North Korea, where he is expected to talk with leader Kim Jong Un about the stalled negotiations with Washington over North Korea's nuclear weapons....
01:17, 06/21/2019

North Korea's New Weapon Likely to Better Evade Missile Defense The short-range missiles tested by North Korea could strike much of South Korea and may be able to carry a nuclear warhead, providing Pyongyang with extra firepower as diplomatic frictions grow with Washington....
17:34, 05/10/2019

North Korea confirms third rocket test in just over a week North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could potentially enhance the country's ability to strike targets in South Korea and U.S. military bases there....
09:17, 08/03/2019

US Should Keep Promise To Pay North Korea For Student's Release: Ex-Envoy The former US diplomat who secured the release from North Korea of American Otto Warmbier said on Monday Washington should honour its pledge to pay Pyongyang $2 million for the student's hospital......
06:00, 04/30/2019

North Korea fires two missiles into sea to keep pressure on Washington North Korea fired two presumed short-range ballistic missiles into the sea Tuesday and lashed out against the U.S. and South Korea for continuing military exercises amid stalled nuclear diplomacy....
15:17, 08/06/2019

North Korea calls Biden 'fool of low IQ' over Kim criticism North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the Democratic presidential hopeful during a recent speech called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant....
07:34, 05/22/2019

| WATCH: Trump steps into North Korea, in historic first Donald Trump stepped onto North Korean soil as he met Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the peninsula, in a symbolic diplomatic spectacle and a first for any American president....
14:51, 06/30/2019

North Korea U.N. envoy slams U.S. for seized ship North Korea accused the United States of violating international law on Tuesday at the United Nations during an unprecedented press conference delivered by Pyongyang's top envoy to the U.N....
20:00, 05/21/2019

North Korea Fires Two "Unidentified projectiles": Report North Korea fired two "unidentified projectiles" Saturday into the sea, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, citing the country's Joint Chiefs of Staff -- the latest in a series of such launches......
01:34, 08/10/2019

China's Xi, North Korea's Kim Meet, Both Seeking Leverage With the U.S. Chinese President Xi Jinping kicked off a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that could advance the two allies’ separate—and stalled—negotiations with the U.S., one over trade and the other over denuclearization....
15:17, 06/20/2019

North Korea’s New Missiles Look an Awful Lot Like Russia’s, Experts Say (TOKYO) — The three new missiles North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has tested over the past week are eerily familiar to military experts: They look just like a controversial and widely copied missile the Russian military has deployed to Syria and...
13:34, 05/10/2019

North Korea calls Pompeo 'poisonous' to diplomacy Ri Yong-ho says US secretary of state cast ‘dark shadows’ over nuclear talksNorth Korea’s top diplomat has called the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, a “diehard toxin” who only complicates denuclearisation talks and said North Korea was ready for...
16:51, 08/23/2019

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 Pyongyang hit back at Washington's sanctions....
17:00, 05/09/2019

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 missiles last month. Jeong told an annual security conference in Singapore Saturday that the tests are ...
14:17, 06/01/2019

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

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and 25 other countries are accusing North Korea of violating U.N. sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 barrels of refined petroleum products. A complaint seen Wednesday by The Associ...
03:34, 06/13/2019

Trump becomes first sitting U.S. leader to enter North Korea “I was proud to step over the line,” Trump told Kim as they met in on the South Korean side of the truce village of Panmunjom. “It is a great day for the world.”...
16:51, 06/30/2019

North Korea Fires Insults at U.S., Spares Trump A year after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s historic first meeting with President Trump, his government is once again hurling insults at the U.S.—while keeping Mr. Trump out of the rhetorical line of fire....
14:00, 06/15/2019

Pompeo looking into reports that North Korea executed envoy to the U.S. North Korea has previously executed scapegoats to atone for high-profile political flops, and the most recent summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump ended in failure, leaving Kim embarrassed on the world stage....
13:00, 05/31/2019

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.        ...
00:51, 05/11/2019

North Miami cop acquitted of felonies in shooting at autistic man, media say A Florida jury on Monday night acquitted a North Miami police officer of two felony charges of attempted manslaughter in the shooting of an unarmed caretaker for an autistic man who was holding a toy truck, media reports said....
12:17, 06/18/2019

Japan to tighten export rules for high-tech materials to South Korea: media Japan plans to tighten restrictions on the export of high-tech material used in smartphones and chips to South Korea from July 4 in connection with a dispute over a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the Sankei newspaper reported on Sunday...
14:51, 06/30/2019

North Korean families facing deep ‘hunger crisis’ after worst harvest in 10 years, UN food assessment shows More than 10 million North Koreans are suffering “severe food shortages” after the worst harvest in a decade, according to a United Nations food security assessment released on Friday....
18:17, 05/03/2019

China issues 5G licenses to four firms: state media China's industry ministry granted 5G licenses to China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom and China Broadcasting Network Corp on Thursday, the state broadcaster CCTV said....
04:51, 06/06/2019

Chinese state media says fentanyl abuse is entirely U.S. responsibility Chinese state media on Friday hit back at claims by U.S. officials that China was failing to crack down on the flow of fentanyl and fentanyl-related substances into the United States, saying that responsibility for opioid abuse lay with users....
04:00, 08/23/2019

Iran seizes another foreign oil tanker, state media says Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps accused the vessel, the third detained by Iran amid U.S. tensions, of trying to smuggle oil from Iran.        ...
17:51, 08/04/2019

72 officers off streets amid probe into social media posts PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police Commissioner Richard Ross says 72 Philadelphia police officers have been placed on administrative duty amid an initial investigation into a national group’s accusation of officers in several states posting racist and ...
03:51, 06/20/2019

North Korea calls Joe Biden a ‘Philistine’ in latest invective North Korea is condemning former Vice President Joe Biden and accusing the "low IQ" Democratic presidential candidate of "disgraceful behavior" around women....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Huawei Said to Have Helped North Korea Build a Wireless Network Huawei secretly helped the North Korean government build and maintain the country's commercial wireless network, according to internal documents obtained by The Washington Post....
16:00, 07/23/2019

Trump brushes off North Korea's launch of 'some small weapons' President says recent missile tests bother some people, but not him, and praises regime for calling Joe Biden ‘a fool of low IQ’Donald Trump has dismissed concerns about North Korea’s recent missile tests, calling them “small weapons”, a day after hi...
07:51, 05/26/2019

In Japan, Trump says he's unfazed by North Korea missile launches Ahead of a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Donald Trump has dismissed recent missile tests in nearby North Korea. He later joined Abe for a round of golf outside Tokyo....
08:00, 05/26/2019

North Korea fires more projectiles and says talks with 'impudent' South are over Regime says Pyongyang and Seoul have nothing to talk about while South Korea continues military drills with USNorth Korea has fired at least two unidentified projectiles into the sea off its east coast, shortly after it denounced South Korea’s milita...
05:17, 08/16/2019

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 a series of short-range missile tests by the North earlier this month as a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions...
05:51, 05/27/2019

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

North Korea Fired Unidentified Projectile, Says South's Military North Korea fired an unidentified projectile on Thursday, South Korea's joint chiefs of staff said, less than a week after its leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test-firing of multiple rockets and......
13:51, 05/09/2019

North Korea missile launches test Trump’s resolve North Korea appears to have tested a new short-range missile - and President Donald Trump's resolve to keep it from doing more of the same in the future....
18:17, 05/06/2019

North Korea calls Bolton 'war monger' over missile comment North Korea has called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a "war monger" and "defective human product" after he called the North's recent tests of short-range missile a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions....
06:51, 05/27/2019

Trump says North Korea’s Kim apologized for missile tests, wants to meet again President Donald Trump said Saturday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has apologized to him for a flurry of recent missile tests and requested another meeting amid stalled nuclear negotiations. Trump said Kim had sent him a personal letter in whi...
18:34, 08/10/2019

North Korea says Bolton's missile comments 'more than ignorant': KCNA U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is "more than ignorant" to argue that North Korea's recent missile tests violated U.N. resolutions, the North's foreign ministry said in a statement on Monday....
12:34, 05/27/2019

Seoul: 2 North Korean fishermen defect to South Korea South Korea says two of four North Korean fishermen who were rescued off a boat drifting in South Korean waters will remain in the country after expressing their desires to defect...
09:51, 06/18/2019

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

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 government said on Friday....
11:34, 05/10/2019

"Will Never Have Talks": North Korea Rejects Seoul's Dialogue Pledge North Korea said on Friday it will never sit down with South Korea for talks again, rejecting a vow by the South's President Moon Jae-in to pursue dialogue with Pyongyang made the previous day as he......
05:17, 08/16/2019

North Korea says time running out for talks as U.S. envoy due in South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive negotiations with North Korea, a senior North Korean diplomat said, as a U.S. envoy was due to hold talks in Seoul ahead of a visit by President Donald Trump....
00:51, 06/28/2019

US should pay North Korea hospital bill for Otto Warmbier, ex-envoy says The former U.S. diplomat who secured the release from North Korea of American Otto Warmbier said on Monday Washington should honor its pledge to pay Pyongyang $2 million for the student's hospital care....
05:51, 04/30/2019

Trump says not disturbed that North Korea has 'fired off some small weapons' U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed concerns about recent missile launches from North Korea and said he was confident that the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, would keep promises that he had made....
06:00, 05/26/2019

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environmental protection to national pride....
17:51, 05/22/2019

North Korea says time running out for fresh U.S. talks: KCNA The United States should take action to present a new strategy to revive denuclearization talks, a North Korean diplomat in charge of U.S. affairs said on Thursday, warning time was running out ahead of a year-end deadline set by Pyongyang....
04:51, 06/27/2019

North Korea has stolen $2B through cyberattacks to fund weapons: UN report The experts said North Korea “used cyberspace to launch increasingly sophisticated attacks to steal funds from financial institutions and cryptocurrency exchanges to generate income.” They also used cyberspace to launder the stolen money, the report ...
07:51, 08/08/2019

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 human being” after the U.S. presidential hopeful called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyr...
12:00, 05/22/2019

How Kim Jong Un Smuggled Armored Mercedes Limos Into North Korea The North Korean leader’s luxury rides evaded sanctions with a journey that began in the Netherlands, criss-crossed east Asia and ended when three state-owned cargo jets touched down in Pyongyang....
22:17, 07/16/2019

North Korea Envoy Warns U.S. Over ‘Outrageous’ Ship Seizure After calling the United States “a gangster country” in a letter to the United Nations secretary general, the North’s ambassador to the world body held a rare news conference to deliver a warning....
02:00, 05/22/2019

North Korea Says Time Running Out For Talks As US Envoy Due In South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive denuclearisation talks, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Thursday, as a U.S. envoy for North Korea is due to visit......
21:34, 06/27/2019

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

Pompeo says North Korea talks will continue despite missile tests ​​WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said ​despite North Korea test-firing several missiles the US will continue to work toward denuclearization. “We still have every intention of negotiating a good resolution with North Korea to get t...
00:17, 05/06/2019

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....
18:17, 06/18/2019

Australia Welcomes Help to Find Student Missing in North Korea (CANBERRA, Australia) — Australia’s prime minister said he has discussed the disappearance of an Australian student in North Korea with other world leaders attending the Group of 20 summit and accepted offers to find out what has happened...
10:00, 06/28/2019

North Korea's Kim oversaw Saturday's test of 'new weapon': KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected Saturday's test of a new weapon, which was developed to suit the country's terrain, state media KCNA said on Sunday....
02:00, 08/11/2019

GOP senator breaks with Trump over North Korea missile tests A Republican member of the Senate Armed Services committee on Sunday broke with the White House over North Korea’s recent missile launches after President Trump tweeted he wasn’t “disturbed” by the latest provocation by leader...
04:34, 05/27/2019

Xi supports North Korea’s direction on issues ahead of visit SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping says North Korea is taking the “right direction” by politically resolving issues on the Korean Peninsula in a rare op-ed published by a North Korean state newspaper a day ahead of Xi&...
05:34, 06/19/2019

North Korea derides US presidential candidate Joe Biden as a 'fool of low IQ' North Korean state media has launched a stinging attack on the former United States vice president and current presidential candidate, Joe Biden, mocking him as a "fool of low IQ."...
10:51, 05/22/2019

UN chief welcomes possibility of resumed talks between US and North Korea As the clicking of cameras and flash of lightbulbs captured on Sunday the first sitting United States President to set foot inside North Korea, Secretary-General António Guterres offered his full support to a potentially reset relationship that may r...
22:51, 07/01/2019

White House says Trump, North Korea agree Biden is ‘low IQ’ President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un don’t always see eye-to-eye but they both agree that Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is a “fool of low IQ,” said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders. “I think the...
04:34, 05/27/2019

Australian student 'very happy' in Tokyo after North Korea detention An Australian student released after being mysteriously detained in North Korea said he was safe and well in Tokyo on Friday and intends returning to normal life, without commenting on what happened to him in Pyongyang....
07:00, 07/05/2019

"Nobody's Happy" About North Korea Missile Launch, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said that "nobody's happy" after North Korea raised the pressure over the future of their deadlocked nuclear negotiations by launching two short-range missiles....
10:17, 05/10/2019

Xi supports North Korea's direction on issues ahead of visit Chinese President Xi Jinping says North Korea is taking the "right direction" by politically resolving issues on the Korean Peninsula in a rare op-ed published by a North Korean state newspaper a day ahead of Xi's visit to Pyongyang to meet North Kor...
05:51, 06/19/2019

North Korea slams Joe Biden for criticizing leader Kim Jong Un North Korean state media slammed former U.S. vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden for criticizing leader Kim Jong Un, calling him "bereft of elementary quality as a human being"....
02:51, 05/22/2019

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 Korea's leader in Vietnam....
23:51, 05/15/2019

Australia says no word yet on student reported detained in North Korea Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday Canberra has yet to establish the whereabouts of an Australian man missing in North Korea for several days.The family of Alek Sigley said on Thursday they had not heard from the 29-year-old univ...
08:34, 06/28/2019

Australia desperately seeking whereabouts of student in North Korea Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday Canberra has yet to establish the whereabouts of an Australian man missing in North Korea for several days....
11:34, 06/28/2019

China's Xi arrives in North Korea a 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 missile programs, a week before Xi and U.S. President Donald Trump meet amid a bitter trade dispute....
14:17, 06/20/2019

U.S. Democratic candidates dump on Trump over North Korea meeting U.S. candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, saying the leaders' meeting lacked substance and elevated a ruthless dictator....
18:51, 06/30/2019

The Quick Read About… President Xi Jinping’s Trip to North Korea What Happened This Week: As anticipation builds for the G-20 meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump next week in Japan, China’s state broadcaster announced on Monday a surprise state visit by Xi to North Kore...
20:34, 06/20/2019

Here’s the clearest evidence yet of why Huawei can’t be trusted, and it involves North Korea Up to this point, Huawei has made a valiant effort at defending its reputation against a US-led opposition campaign that’s stoked fears the company is basically a proxy for the Chinese central government and security apparatus. Pressed to defen...
03:34, 07/23/2019

Missionary, Businessman, Prisoner, Spy: An American’s Odyssey in North Korea Like others arrested in North Korea, Kim Dong-chul made a public confession of spying. Unlike many others, he says in a new memoir, he was telling the truth....
17:34, 08/09/2019

North Korea warns U.S. nuclear talks will never resume without 'new calculation' North Korea on Friday blamed an "arbitrary and dishonest" U.S. position for the failure of a recent summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump and warned that stalled nuclear talks would never restart unless Washington took...
19:51, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Trump defends meeting, North Korea efforts SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 1:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is defending his decision to stage an historic meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone t...
08:51, 06/30/2019

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

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

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

Defectors call for tourists to steer clear of North Korea Critics say Pyongyang only wants to indoctrinate visitors and take their hard cash, but travel firms argue that enabling North Koreans to interact with foreign tourists opens their eyes to the world beyond their borders....
12:34, 06/24/2019

North Korea threatens to freeze South out of future talks A senior North Korean official has railed against ongoing US-South Korea joint military drills and threatened to freeze out Seoul by only holding future talks with Washington....
23:51, 08/12/2019

After surprise Trump-Kim meeting, U.S. and North Korea to reopen talks U.S. President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea on Sunday when he met its leader, Kim Jong Un, in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas and agreed to resume stalled nuclear talks....
23:00, 06/30/2019

Trump crosses into North Korea in historic meeting with Kim Jong Un at DMZ President Trump met Kim Jong Un and stepped across the border into North Korea, marking the first time a sitting U.S. President done set foot on North Korean soil....
09:51, 06/30/2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping Meets Kim Jong Un In North Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping to Pyongyang on Thursday on a historic visit to burnish an uneasy alliance, with the two men each facing challenges of their own......
19:34, 06/20/2019

North Korea has been testing ballistic missiles. So why won’t Trump use the B word? Washington and Seoul seem determined to downplay Pyongyang’s missile tests, calling them “short-range” rather than “ballistic.” The distinction is important....
14:51, 05/24/2019

Thae Yong-ho: North Korea has no intention to completely denuclearize A defector who fled Pyongyang's embassy in London said U.S.-North Korea nuclear negotiations can be understood as negotiations between nuclear weapon states....
22:00, 07/02/2019

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 missile programs, a week before Xi and U.S. President Donald Trump meet amid a bitter trade dispute....
10:17, 06/20/2019

Trump considering North Korea envoy as next ambassador to Russia: source Stephen Biegun, the diplomat who has been leading efforts to revive stalled U.S. denuclearization talks with North Korea, is under consideration to be President Donald Trump's next ambassador to Russia, a source familiar with the matter said on Monda...
03:17, 08/13/2019

Huawei reportedly helped to build North Korea's internet Chinese telecoms giant Huawei worked together with the North Korean government to build and maintain its Koryolink commercial wireless network according to a new report from the Washington Post.Documents obtained by the publication reveal that the fi...
02:34, 07/23/2019

Does North Korea's Kim Jong Un Get Donald 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 Twitter alerts....
23:17, 08/16/2019

China's Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea on a visit 'big on symbolism' China's President Xi Jinping arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday morning for a state visit to North Korea — the first by a Chinese state leader in 14 years....
08:51, 06/20/2019

North Korea's Kim not ready to denuclearize: U.S. intelligence agency chief The U.S. intelligence community does not believe North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is ready to denuclearize, U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lieutenant General Robert Ashley told Fox News in an interview on Monday....
00:34, 06/25/2019

Trump’s Contrasting Approaches to North Korea, Venezuela and Iran The Trump administration has formed different strategies when it comes to dealing with North Korea, Venezuela and Iran. From diplomacy to threatening military force, here’s how it applies its different approaches....
13:00, 05/08/2019