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UN claims North Korea hacks stole $2 billion to fund its nuclear program

United Nations experts say they are formally investigating at least 35 instances of cyberattacks by North Korea in 17 countries, believed to be carried out in a bid to fund its nuclear program. According to a report seen by Associ...

UN claims North Korea hacks stole $2 billion to fund its nuclear program

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North Korea took $2 billion in cyberattacks to fund weapons program: U.N. report North Korea has generated an estimated $2 billion for its weapons of mass destruction programs using "widespread and increasingly sophisticated" cyberattacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, according to a confidential U.N. report seen by Reuters on Monday....
07:51, 2019-08-06

North Korea reportedly steals cryptocurrency to bankroll its nuclear program A confidential U.N. report obtained by Reuters reveals that North Korea has been employing a range of sophisticated cyberattacks in an effort to bankroll its development of weapons of mass destruction. According to the report, which was compiled by experts over the past few months, North Korea thus ...
03:51, 2019-08-07

North Korea cyberattacks generate $2 billion for weapons program North Korea has been supporting its weapons program using sophisticated cyberattacks to hack banks and cryptocurrency exchanges. The attacks are reportedly getting more sophisticated and harder to trace....
11:00, 2019-08-06

John Bolton disputes NYT report about 'freezing' North Korea's nuclear program U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton says a New York Times' report about 'freezing' North Korea's nuclear ambitions is inaccurate.        ...
15:34, 2019-07-01

North Korea reportedly stole $2B in wave of cyber attacks Draft report from the United Nations, which was seen by several news outlets, revealed North Korea chalked up US$2 billion from launching cyber attacks against banks and cryptocurrency exchanges as part of efforts to fund a weapons buying programme....
11:17, 2019-08-07

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....
13:17, 2019-07-16

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....
23:17, 2019-06-27

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....
11:17, 2019-07-17

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....
11:17, 2019-08-01

"North Korea Mass Destruction Weapons Program Violates UN Resolution": US The US State Department said Tuesday that North Korea's overall program of weapons of mass destruction violated UN resolutions, after President Donald Trump brushed off recent missile launches....
04:34, 2019-05-29

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 said....
21:17, 2019-08-07

North Korea's Weapons Program Fuels Tokyo's Trade Spat With Seoul A damning accusation underpins a trade dispute between Japan and South Korea: Chemicals and equipment bought by South Korean companies from Japan may be helping North Korea build weapons of mass destruction....
14:34, 2019-07-10

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....
00:34, 2019-05-25

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....
09:51, 2019-06-19

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....
14:34, 2019-06-03

Trump says he is 'in no rush' to make a nuclear deal with North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was "in no rush" to make a deal with North Korea to get it to dismantle its nuclear weapons program, and touted what he called his positive relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
23:34, 2019-06-12

Pompeo hopes U.S., North Korea can be 'more creative' in nuclear talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he hoped both North Korea and the United States could "be a little more creative" when the two sides restart talks aimed at ending Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program....
03:17, 2019-07-16

North Korea says prospect ‘gloomy’ for nuclear talks unless US changes its tune North Korea has again blamed the United States for the failure of the February summit in Vietnam between President Trump and Kim Jong Un, saying there will be no progress until Washington changes its approach to denuclearization talks....
13:34, 2019-05-25

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 a new approach....
20:17, 2019-05-24

Report: North Korea will maintain nuclear arsenal for decades North Korea will maintain its nuclear arsenal for the next two decades and the United States' insistence on its rapid disarmament is an "unrealistic goal," a report by the Federation of American Scientists says....
18:17, 2019-07-12

North Korea Says Nuclear Talks Won’t Resume Unless the U.S. Changes Its ‘Unilateral’ Position (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea says nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what the North describes as unilateral demands for disarmament. Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency on Friday carried comments...
16:34, 2019-05-24

Pompeo says he hopes the US and North Korea can be 'more creative' in nuclear talks "I hope the North Koreans will come to the table with ideas that they didn't have the first time. We hope we can we be a little more creative too," says U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
09:51, 2019-07-16

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....
18:34, 2019-07-22

Even for a limited nuclear deal, North Korea may settle for nothing less than sanctions relief A new public broadside by North Korean officials against U.S.-backed sanctions highlights the tough road ahead as negotiators prepare for talks in the wake of Sunday's meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
05:17, 2019-07-05

North Korea hints it will lift nuclear missile test suspension North Korea on Tuesday suggested it might call off its 20-month suspension of nuclear and missile tests because of summertime U.S.-South Korean military drills that the North calls preparation for an eventual invasion....
21:34, 2019-07-16

Donald Trump Says "In No Rush" To Make Nuclear Deal With North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was "in no rush" to make a deal with North Korea to get it to dismantle its nuclear weapons program, and touted what he called his positive......
06:17, 2019-06-13

North Korea Executed Members of Nuclear-Negotiating Team, Defectors Say The South Korean government is looking into a report that North Korea has executed several members of its nuclear negotiating team as a consequence of the no-deal outcome at February’s nuclear summit with President Trump....
11:00, 2019-05-31

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....
17:51, 2019-06-09

Kim Jong-un executes North Korea envoy over failed Trump nuclear summit BRUTAL tyrant Kim Jong-un has reportedly executed the envoy credited in helping set up a meeting with US President Donald Trump after the last summit ended in failure....
08:00, 2019-05-31

North Korea Reportedly Executed Its Nuclear Envoy After the Failed Trump-Kim Summit North Korea executed its former top nuclear envoy with the U.S. along with four other foreign ministry officials in March after a failed summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump in Vietnam, South Korea’s Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported. Kim Hyok Chol, who led working-level negotiations for t...
11:00, 2019-05-31

This North Korea Nuclear Deal Would Halt New Weapons but Initially Keep Arsenal Intact An idea taking shape inside the Trump administration would amount to negotiating a nuclear freeze that essentially enshrines the status quo, tacitly accepting the North as a nuclear power....
03:34, 2019-07-01

North Korea Hints at More Nuclear Tests Unless U.S. Ends Troop Drills With South 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....
04:51, 2019-07-17

North Korea executes U.S. nuclear envoy after failed Trump summit: report Kim Hyok Chol was executed by firing squad in March along with four other foreign ministry officials, South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported.        ...
10:34, 2019-05-31

North Korea fires suspected missiles into ocean, nuclear talks in doubt North Korea fired at least two projectiles early on Thursday from its eastern coast, which Japanese government sources confirmed were short-range ballistic missiles, said Kyodo news....
02:34, 2019-07-25

North Korea executes nuclear envoy to U.S. after failed Trump summit: report Kim Hyok Chol was executed by firing squad in March along with four other foreign ministry officials, South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported.        ...
14:34, 2019-05-31

Trump Steps Into North Korea as Two Sides Agree to Restart Nuclear Talks President Trump said after stepping into North Korea that the U.S. and the North had agreed to designate nuclear negotiating teams to begin work in the coming weeks, an unexpected burst of diplomacy resulting from an impromptu meeting with the North’s leader, Kim Jong Un....
01:17, 2019-07-01

North Korea claims detained student was spying, spreading propaganda SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that an Australian student who was released by the country after being detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in espionage by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views toward the North. Pyongy...
16:00, 2019-07-06

Australian student freed from North Korea after being detained on claims of spying Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency, or KCNA, said the North deported Alek Sigley on Thursday after he pleaded for forgiveness over his activities, which the agency said infringed on North Korea’s sovereignty....
17:00, 2019-07-06

North Korean nuclear envoy reported executed is alive: South Korea legislator A North Korean nuclear envoy who steered talks before a failed summit with the United States in February is alive, a South Korean legislator said on Tuesday, contradicting a South Korean news report that he had been executed....
13:17, 2019-07-16

Trump steps into North Korea in historic DMZ visit, agrees to resume nuclear talks President Donald Trump met Kim Jong Un and stepped across the border into North Korea, marking the first time a sitting U.S. President done set foot on North Korean soil....
18:17, 2019-06-30

North Korea upbeat on Trump-Kim surprise meeting as a chance to push nuclear talks North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed at their meeting on Sunday to push forward dialogue for making a new breakthrough in the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, North Korean state media said on Monday....
01:17, 2019-07-01

Trump insists North Korea and Iran will cave on nuclear weapons through economic necessity TRUMP RETURNS READY TO DEAL: If there was a theme to President Trump’s four-day state visit to Japan, it’s that he’s ready to deal — with North Korea, Iran, China, and even Nancy Pelosi — but he insists he’s in no rush....
19:17, 2019-05-28

North Korea claims Kim Jong Un supervised test launch of new weapons system North Korea announced that Kim Jong Un supervised the test of a new weapons system Saturday, which occurred just hours after President Trump boasted that he received a "really beautiful letter" from Kim....
00:34, 2019-08-12

North Korea test fires short-range missiles, casts doubt on nuclear talks North Korea fired two short-range missiles on Thursday from its east coast, a South Korean official said, its first missile tests since leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed to revive stalled denuclearization talks....
09:51, 2019-07-25

Trump says US, North Korea agree to restart nuclear talks within weeks, adds ‘speed is not the object’ PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Trump says US, North Korea agree to restart nuclear talks within weeks, adds ‘speed is not the object’ The post Trump says US, North Korea agree to restart nuclear talks within weeks, adds ‘speed is not the object’ appeared first on LEX18.com....
12:34, 2019-06-30

Alek Sigley latest: Australian student was 'caught red handed spying' claims North Korea An Australian student who was detained in North Korea had been "spreading anti-Pyongyang propaganda" and "committing espionage", authorities in the country have alleged....
18:51, 2019-07-06

Sen. Lee willing to fund 9/11 victim program for only 10 years GOP Sen. Mike ​Lee, who blocked a vote on a bill for 9/11 victims in the Senate, on Thursday suggested funding the program for 10 years instead of through 2092 as advocates have sought. “Last night Jon Stewart said he believed a billion dollars a year for ten years was a reasonable request for 9/11....
21:00, 2019-07-18

Magic Leap Claims Ex-Engineer Stole AR Secrets For Chinese Company For years, Magic Leap operated in complete secrecy—not even revealing to the public what products or services it planned on producing. The clandestine approach created a strange mythos around the startup that finally started to clear at the end of 2017 when the company announced its flagship product...
01:51, 2019-06-20

Top Manhattan lawyer claims ex-lover stole $500K while he recovered from heart surgery A lawyer at a top Manhattan firm claims his ex-lover was pretty heartless while he suffered with life-threatening cardiac issues, siphoning off half a million dollars of his money, according to court papers. International corporate lawyer Barry M. Fox, who serves as senior counsel at the white-shoe ...
04:17, 2019-05-26

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....
23:00, 2019-07-31

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....
20:34, 2019-07-31

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....
05:34, 2019-08-09

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....
12:51, 2019-08-07

North Korea calls South Korea's F-35 jet purchases 'extremely dangerous action' South Korea's acquisition of American F-35 stealth fighter jets will force North Korea to develop and test "special armaments" to destroy the new weapons, North Korea's state media said on Thursday, citing a government researcher....
06:17, 2019-07-11

North Korea's Kim Jong Un says missile launches are warning to US, South Korea over drill North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the launch of tactical guided missiles on Tuesday were a warning to the U.S. and South Korea's joint military drills, state media KCNA said on Wednesday....
03:00, 2019-08-07

North Korea's Kim says missile launches are warning to U.S., South Korea over drill: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the launch of tactical guided missiles on Tuesday were a warning to the U.S. and South Korea's joint military drills, state media KCNA said on Wednesday....
01:17, 2019-08-07

North Korea's two short-range missiles in show of force, more can come: South Korea North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Saturday, South Korea said, in a "show of force" against U.S.-S.Korea joint military exercises....
07:51, 2019-08-10

South Korea accuses Japan of 'lukewarm' stand on North Korea sanctions Relations between U.S. allies South Korea and Japan deteriorated on Tuesday with South Korea questioning Japan's commitment to U.N. sanctions against North Korea, while a South Korean legal case looked set to aggravate old wartime animosity....
15:17, 2019-07-16

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 being investigated and a conclusion is within rea...
05:51, 2019-06-02

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."...
09:51, 2019-07-04

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....
00:00, 2019-08-12

Iran’s Nuclear Program Iran’s nuclear capabilities have been the subject of global hand-wringing for more than two decades. While Iran’s leaders long insisted the country was not building nuclear weapons, its enrichment of uranium and history of deception created deep mistrust. After more than two years of negotiations an...
23:34, 2019-06-17

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....
09:51, 2019-07-04

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....
20:17, 2019-08-02

One of the missiles North Korea fired was new design: South Korea official At least one of the two missiles North Korea test fired on Thursday was a newly developed design and flew some 690 km (428 miles), an official at South Korea's defense ministry told Reuters....
09:51, 2019-07-25

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....
03:00, 2019-08-07

Envoy says U.S. ready for 'constructive' talks with North Korea: South Korea A U.S. special envoy said on Friday the United States was ready to hold constructive talks with North Korea to follow through on a denuclearization agreement reached by the two countries last year, South Korea's foreign ministry said....
03:00, 2019-06-29

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, 2019-07-16

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......
05:34, 2019-07-25

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."...
10:34, 2019-08-06

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

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 joint military drills....
04:51, 2019-08-07

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....
18:34, 2019-08-06

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....
15:51, 2019-08-03

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.        ...
15:17, 2019-08-06

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 President Moon Jae-in....
19:00, 2019-08-16

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. The post South Korea says it will send 50,000 tons of rice aid to North Korea in response to food shortages appeared first on LEX18.com....
11:34, 2019-06-19

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......
05:34, 2019-06-20

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....
05:00, 2019-08-01

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....
12:51, 2019-07-09

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....
14:00, 2019-05-31

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....
12:34, 2019-08-10

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. ...
22:51, 2019-07-31

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....
07:51, 2019-08-06

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea readied on Friday to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea, the latest Asian country to be hit by the virus' rapid spread....
09:17, 2019-05-31

Creator claims Lenovo stole foldable Moto Razr video it played at a press event Khan's Moto Razr render. [credit: Waqar Khan ] Lenovo's smartphone division has once again been caught misleading the press on its future plans. This time, the company held a press event fo...
19:34, 2019-05-21

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....
19:51, 2019-07-31

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.        ...
01:34, 2019-08-17

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 that pose a threat to South Korea’s security....
16:51, 2019-08-05

South Korea to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it plans to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea through the World Food Program, in its second aid package announced over the past month as it seeks to help with North Korean food shortages and improve bilateral relations. South Korean Unification Minist...
11:34, 2019-06-19

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....
20:01, 2019-06-19

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. The South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the pro...
05:01, 2019-07-25

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....
18:51, 2019-08-01

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....
18:51, 2019-06-12

'Flash mob' stole $30G worth of merchandise at North Face store in Wisconsin, police say Wisconsin police are searching for 10 young men who they say were part of a 'flash mob' group accused of stealing $30,000 in merchandise this week from a North Face outlet, all in under 30 seconds — and captured on surveillance footage....
20:51, 2019-07-05

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....
10:51, 2019-07-15

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....
00:34, 2019-06-20

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there was an outbreak at a farm near its border with China....
16:34, 2019-05-31

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....
00:17, 2019-07-25

North Korea Fires Two More Projectiles: South Korea (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea continued to ramp up its weapons demonstrations by firing two presumed short-range ballistic missiles into the sea Tuesday while lashing out at the United States and South Korea for continuing military exercises that the North says could derail fragile nuclea...
03:34, 2019-08-06

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...
11:34, 2019-06-19

North Korea launched two missiles into the sea, says South Korea Short-range missile tests follow agreement between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump to resume dialogue on nuclear programmeNorth Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea on Thursday, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff has said, after warnings from Pyongyang over military exercises between Wash...
06:51, 2019-07-25

| 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....
22:00, 2019-06-27

NASA chief alienates Senators needed to fund the Moon program Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine speaks in front of a large hydrogen tank Friday at Marshall Space Flight Center. (credit: NASA) When Jim Bridenstine became administrator of NASA 16 months ago, critics questioned his willingness to defend NASA's climate science portfolio and his abilit...
01:00, 2019-08-17

Fund Your Favorite Open-Source Projects Using Github's New Sponsorship Program We’re big fans of open source software and the ethos of freedom, security, and transparency that often drives such projects. But software development and upkeep are not cheap, and even the most capable open source developers need help now and again. Luckily, Github just made it a lot easier to direc...
00:34, 2019-05-24

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. The post North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties appeared first on LEX18.co...
12:34, 2019-06-30

Boeing drops out of nuclear missile development program Boeing has dropped out of a program to develop a new nuclear missile for the Air Force over concerns with the bidding process, leaving Northrop Grumman as the sole bidder for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent ICBM....
19:17, 2019-07-31

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."...
02:34, 2019-08-17

Trump Makes Fresh Threats Against Iran Over Its Nuclear Program The president’s push came as Washington began pressing members of the United Nations’ atomic agency at a meeting in Vienna to take a stronger stand against Tehran....
23:34, 2019-07-10

U.S. sanctions network selling materials for Iran nuclear program The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on an international network of companies and their agents it said were involved in the procurement of materials for Iran's nuclear program....
00:51, 2019-07-19

AP EXPLAINS: Iran's nuclear program as 2015 deal unravels Iran announced it will exceed the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, further escalating tensions in the Mideast....
17:17, 2019-06-17

Trump, Macron discuss Iran's nuclear program: White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday spoke to French President Emmanuel Macron about Iran's threat to ramp up enrichment of uranium, the White House said....
00:00, 2019-07-09

U.S. places sanctions on international network involved in Iran nuclear program The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on five people and an international network of companies the U.S. Treasury said are involved in the procurement of materials for Iran's nuclear program....
22:17, 2019-07-18

U.S. to keep raising pressure until Iran abandons nuclear arms program: Bolton The United States will keep increasing pressure on Iran until it abandons its pursuit of nuclear weapons and ceases its violent activities in the Middle East, John Bolton, the White House national security adviser, said on Monday....
00:00, 2019-07-09

A tale of lost WW2 uranium cubes shows why Germany’s nuclear program failed Enlarge / This is one of the 664 uranium cubes from the failed nuclear reactor that German scientists tried to build in Haigerloch during World War II. (credit: John T. Consoli/University of Maryland) When University of Maryland physicist Timothy Koeth received a mysterious heavy metal cube from a...
14:34, 2019-06-03

Trump Administration Rolls Out $16 Billion Farm-Aid Program President Trump rolled out a $16 billion plan to help farmers hit by the trade conflict with China and suggested Huawei Technologies could potentially be a bargaining chip in settling the dispute....
03:34, 2019-05-24

Swedish fund AP2 ditches tobacco and nuclear weapons investments Sweden's AP2, one of the country's five main national pension funds, will no longer invest in tobacco and nuclear weapons-linked stocks, in a move it said on Tuesday deepened its commitment to......
14:34, 2019-06-04

Does SoftBank Really Have $108 Billion for Its Vision Fund 2? SoftBank appeared to have pulled off a fundraising coup last month when it announced a technology investment fund with $108 billion in expected capital from the likes of Apple and Microsoft....
17:00, 2019-08-06

U.S. $16 billion farm aid program to help expand markets: USDA's Perdue U.S. President Donald Trump's $16 billion aid program will help American farmers hurt by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, including efforts to open the door to their products outside of China, the U.S. agriculture secretary said on Thursday....
19:00, 2019-05-23

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 billion fund: Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday....
23:51, 2019-06-05

U.S. aid program to use $16 billion to boost farmers, expand markets: USDA's Perdue U.S. President Donald Trump's $16 billion aid program will help boost American farmers hit by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, including market access programs, the U.S. agriculture secretary said in a television interview on Thursday....
14:51, 2019-05-23

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
01:17, 2019-06-22

California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund: media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
23:17, 2019-06-21

SoftBank Faces Challenges Raising Latest $100 Billion Fund SoftBank’s bid to raise a second mega fund has met with a chilly reception from some of the world’s biggest money managers, signaling that a crucial initiative for the firm faces significant hurdles....
22:34, 2019-06-02

SoftBank's Vision Fund to borrow $4 billion against stakes in Uber and two others: FT SoftBank's Vision Fund is looking to borrow $4 billion against its stakes in Uber Technologies Inc, soon-to-go-public Slack Technologies Inc, and blood-testing company Guardant Health Inc, the Financial Times reported, citing people directly involved in the deal....
06:51, 2019-05-30

UPDATE 2-California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
05:51, 2019-06-22

BlackRock raises $2 billion for Global Credit Opportunities Fund BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset management firm, said on Wednesday it had raised $2 billion for its flagship opportunistic credit fund, Global Credit Opportunities, reflecting investor......
18:17, 2019-07-31

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires caused by their equipment....
02:34, 2019-07-13

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 billion wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a top issue for the state....
22:51, 2019-07-11

Fund manager loses $1.8 billion in one day on Argentina bets: Financial Times Franklin Templeton fund manager Michael Hasenstab lost $1.8 billion on Monday due to the market slide in Argentina, according to the Financial Times....
00:51, 2019-08-15

Norway fund may have to offload $1 billion stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to meet proposed tighter ethical investing rules....
10:17, 2019-06-12

Democrat Warren wants $7 billion fund to give grants to minority entrepreneurs Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren is proposing creating a $7 billion fund to provide grants to help more minorities start their own business, she announced on Friday....
19:17, 2019-06-14

Arizona Dem Kyrsten Sinema joins GOP in push for program that would quickly deport migrants without valid asylum claims Freshman Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., was one of a number of Democrats to join Republican colleagues this week who called for the implementation of a program that would work to quickly identify and deport migrants at the border who are judged not to have a valid asylum claim....
17:00, 2019-07-20

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Bill For $21 Billion Wildfire Fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities......
20:34, 2019-07-13

The nuclear mystery in Russia's Far North An official state of mourning has been declared in the Russian city of Sarov. Last Thursday, five nuclear specialists employed by Rosatom, Russia's state atomic energy corporation, were killed in a blast at a military test site in northern Russia, not far from the port of Severodvinsk....
00:17, 2019-08-13

US Exits Soviet-Era Nuclear Missile Accord, To Accelerate Missile Program The United States vowed to upgrade its cruise and ballistic missile capability as the collapse Friday of a Cold War nuclear pact with Russia triggered fears of a new arms race....
05:51, 2019-08-03

S. Korea proposes UN probe over Japanese sanctions claims South Korea has proposed an investigation by the United Nations or another international body as it continues to reject Japanese claims that Seoul could not be trusted to faithfully implement sanctions against North Korea...
08:51, 2019-07-12

Supposedly executed former North Korean nuclear envoy is alive: CNN North Korea's nuclear envoy, who a South Korean newspaper said last week had been executed, is alive but in custody and under investigation for his role in a failed summit with the United States, CNN reported on Tuesday....
08:51, 2019-06-04

PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 billion PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday....
01:34, 2019-06-19

South Korea's Korean Air to buy 30 Boeing 787 planes for $9.67 billion South Korea's biggest carrier Korean Air Lines said on Wednesday it has signed a memorandum of understanding to buy 30 Boeing planes for $9.67 billion....
03:00, 2019-06-19

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....
10:00, 2019-06-21

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....
11:00, 2019-08-06

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 out the social media notification, if he didn’t s...
21:17, 2019-06-30

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....
05:00, 2019-07-02

Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea Xi Jinping's plane has landed in Pyongyang, kicking off a historic visit that marks the first time a Chinese leader has traveled to North Korea in 14 years....
07:51, 2019-06-20

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 that this is my honor. I didn’t really expect it. We...
12:34, 2019-07-01

Trump says he could meet North Korea’s Kim at DMZ OSAKA, Japan (AP) — President Donald Trump is inviting North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to shake hands during a possible visit to the demilitarized zone with South Korea. Trump is scheduled to visit South Korea later Saturday after meetings at the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan. He tweeted Saturd...
03:51, 2019-06-29

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....
13:17, 2019-06-19

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbing with dictator Kim Jong Un during an art performance Sunday....
08:17, 2019-06-03

North Korean nuclear scientist promoted after test of 'new weapons system' A North Korean nuclear scientist is emerging as a major player in the regime following the successful launches of short-range missiles across multiple tests....
10:51, 2019-08-14

New U.K. Memo Leak Claims President Trump Pulled Out of Iran Nuclear Deal to Spite Obama (LONDON) — A U.K. newspaper published more leaked memos from Britain’s ambassador in Washington on Sunday, despite a police warning that doing so might be a crime. In one 2018 cable published by the Mail on Sunday, U.K. ambassador Kim Darroch says President Donald Trump pulled out of an ...
17:01, 2019-07-14

Bayer has not proposed paying $8 billion to settle U.S. Roundup claims: mediator Bayer AG has not proposed paying $8 billion to settle all U.S. claims related to the Roundup herbicide, mediator Ken Feinberg said in an email on Friday....
16:51, 2019-08-09

South Korea to spend $6.5 billion on R&D to cut reliance on Japanese imports South Korea on Monday announced plans to invest about 7.8 trillion won ($6.48 billion) in research and development for local materials, parts and equipment over the next seven years in an effort to cut the reliance on Japanese imports....
11:00, 2019-08-05

KKR to sell Korea-based KCFT to SK Group affiliate for $1 billion U.S. private equity investor KKR & Co Inc said on Wednesday it is selling Korea-based KCF Technologies (KCFT) to SKC, an affiliate of South Korean conglomerate SK Group, for 1.19 trillion won ($1 billion)....
07:00, 2019-06-13

| 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....
04:34, 2019-08-17

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....
15:00, 2019-05-24

What China, North Korea are looking to achieve with summit Chinese President Xi Jinping travels to North Korea to meet leader Kim Jong Un this week looking to strengthen their sometimes shaky bond at a time when both are locked in dispute with the United States — Xi over trade and Kim over nuclear weapons....
13:17, 2019-06-18

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."...
01:51, 2019-07-02

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....
10:17, 2019-05-31

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....
16:00, 2019-08-16

UN Security Council to meet on North Korea North Korea has conducted two ballistic missile tests in less than a week in violation of UN resolutions. The missile tests come as the US and North Korea are trying to restarted stalled denuclearization talks....
04:51, 2019-08-01

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....
19:51, 2019-05-22

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 with panoramic views....
13:51, 2019-08-13

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....
19:51, 2019-05-28

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....
03:17, 2019-05-26

UN investigator says North Korea cracking down on escapes SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — 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. Tomas Ojea Quintana said Friday that he raised the issue in meetings wit...
10:17, 2019-06-21

North Korea's Kim says will consider letter received from Trump North Korean leader Kim Jong Un received a personal letter from U.S. President Donald Trump and will put serious thought into its content, state-run North Korean news agency KCNA said....
01:00, 2019-06-23

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....
17:17, 2019-05-24

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 Center for Advanced Defense Studies (C4ADS) says th...
15:51, 2019-07-17

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....
08:01, 2019-06-30

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....
17:34, 2019-07-09

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, 2019-06-20

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......
13:17, 2019-07-10

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....
00:17, 2019-05-22

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....
01:17, 2019-07-10

Trump says U.S. has made progress with North Korea President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration had made tremendous progress with North Korea and did not feel pressed to conclude a quick agreement with Pyongyang on denuclearization....
19:34, 2019-07-16

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....
00:00, 2019-07-10

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....
03:17, 2019-06-28

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....
06:17, 2019-06-12

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....
04:34, 2019-06-12

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....
13:00, 2019-07-16

Trump Offers to Meet North Korea's Kim President Trump said he is willing to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea, even if just to “say hello.”...
03:17, 2019-06-29

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 remain gridlocked....
14:17, 2019-07-23

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....
18:00, 2019-08-10

North Korea: Kim Jong Un inspects new submarine Analysts say the size of the new submarine suggests it has been designed to potentially carry ballistic missiles. North Korea has claimed to have tested submarine-launched ballistic missiles in the past....
15:34, 2019-07-23

The Latest: Putin says North Korea needs guarantees ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s at an investment forum (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says solid security guarantees need to be given to North Korea to persuade it to denuclearize. Speaking at an investment forum in ...
18:00, 2019-06-07

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 negotiations "before it is too late."...
14:34, 2019-06-06

South Korea demands international probe over Japanese sanctions claims Seoul called for the UN or another international body to investigate Japan's claims that some of its exports go to North Korea despite sanctions. Seoul and Tokyo have clashed over compensation to WWII forced laborers....
15:34, 2019-07-12

Russia and South Korea give conflicting claims over airspace spat Russia has said it didn't apologize for an alleged intrusion into South Korean airspace, contradicting earlier statements reported by South Korean media. The incident has triggered a diplomatic dispute in the region....
15:17, 2019-07-24

Buttigieg goes nuclear: Mayor Pete claims Trump faked disability to avoid draft, rips Biden Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg raised the volume Thursday on his criticism of President Trump, accusing him of using his “privileged status to fake a disability” decades ago in order to avoid military service in the Vietnam War....
21:17, 2019-05-23

Canada to fight Denmark, Russia for claims to North Pole Canada has set up a fight against Russia and Denmark for claims to vast portions of the Arctic seabed, including the North Pole - triggering potential boundary negotiations in the future....
00:17, 2019-05-30

Trump made 20 false claims at his North Carolina rally President Donald Trump gave the second-longest speech of his presidency at his rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night, clocking in at just over 90 minutes....
06:34, 2019-07-19

LG Display to invest $2.6 billion in OLED panel plant in South Korea LG Display said on Tuesday that it would invest 3 trillion won ($2.6 billion) in its organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels production line in South Korea....
09:51, 2019-07-23

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....
17:00, 2019-06-20

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.”...
20:00, 2019-06-30

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....
15:00, 2019-06-17

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 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." (Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Writing by Makini Brice Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)...
19:17, 2019-07-22

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....
15:17, 2019-06-15

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 Chinese officials at the airport during an arrival...
18:00, 2019-06-20

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 being investigated and a conclusion is within reac...
08:00, 2019-06-01

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....
14:17, 2019-06-17

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....
10:00, 2019-07-18

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....
18:34, 2019-06-17

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....
05:51, 2019-07-23

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....
08:34, 2019-07-02

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......
12:00, 2019-06-19

North Korea Fires Two Projectiles off Its East Coast North Korea fired two projectiles off the country’s east coast, South Korean officials said, as Pyongyang ratchets up pressure on Washington amid stalled nuclear talks....
03:17, 2019-07-25

| 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....
18:17, 2019-06-30

Don't try our patience, North Korea tells U.S. a year after accord North Korea warned the United States that agreements made between the two countries' leaders in Singapore last year could be at risk, blaming the United States for undue pressure to denuclearize, state news agency KCNA said on Tuesday....
07:51, 2019-06-05

North Korea Conducts Fifth Weapons Test Since July 25 North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles off the country’s east coast early Saturday, Seoul officials said, a weapons test that came hours after President Trump expressed optimism about future nuclear talks that remain gridlocked....
00:51, 2019-08-10

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 negotiations between the two sides....
19:51, 2019-06-27

North Korea rolls out red carpet for Xi Jinping – in pictures Xi Jinping is greeted warmly in North Korea on his first state visit there as China’s president. He has backed North Korea’s new focus on economic development, saying in a speech in the capital that the nation under leader Kim Jong-un had ‘initiated a new strategic line of economic development and i...
09:51, 2019-06-21

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....
01:34, 2019-06-04

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....
16:17, 2019-05-31

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 Journal. ​Bolton dismissed reports that a rift ha...
18:34, 2019-06-11

Australian student released from North Korea says he's 'very good' An Australian student who was detained in North Korea was freed and safely left the country on Thursday, after Swedish officials helped broker his release....
13:34, 2019-07-04

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...
04:17, 2019-08-07

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 Minister Scott Morrison announced to Parliament that Ale...
10:34, 2019-07-04

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....
19:17, 2019-05-21

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."...
19:51, 2019-06-11

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...
09:17, 2019-06-28

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....
07:51, 2019-08-06

Australian student released from detention in North Korea One of a small body of international students studying in the North Korean capital, Alek Sigley had been out of contact since last Tuesday. He arrived in Beijing and said he was “very good.”...
10:17, 2019-07-04

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....
23:51, 2019-06-20

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.        ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

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....
03:00, 2019-08-10

| 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....
04:34, 2019-08-17

North Korea Says It Has No Plans to Restart Talks With Seoul (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Friday bluntly criticized South Korean President Moon Jae-in for continuing to hold military exercises with the U.S. and over his rosy comments on inter-Korean diplomacy, and said Pyongyang has no current plans to talk with Seoul. The statement by an unide...
16:00, 2019-08-16

North Korea: Kim receives ‘excellent’ letter from Trump PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — A government-controlled new agency says that President Donald Trump sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a letter. The Korean Central News Agency reports Sunday that Kim “said with satisfaction that the letter is of excellent content.” The agency adds: R...
00:34, 2019-06-23

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 the North. Pyongyang’s official Korean Centra...
00:00, 2019-07-07

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....
02:34, 2019-07-07

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 further missile strikes. The missiles are proof that, fa...
04:00, 2019-08-13

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....
01:51, 2019-07-08

Australian student reportedly detained in North Korea SYDNEY — The family of an Australian student reportedly detained in North Korea said Thursday they had not heard from him for several days and the Australian government said it was seeking urgent clarification on his whereabouts. Alek Sigley’s family said they had not heard from the 29-year-old univ...
18:51, 2019-06-27

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 Wednesday that North Korea was responding to a letter sent...
16:00, 2019-07-04

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 wedge between Washington and Seoul....
08:34, 2019-08-11

North Korea apologizes for missile tests: Trump North Korean leader Kim Jong Un offered “a small apology” for the ongoing missile tests — and said they were in retaliation for the joint military exercises that American and South Korean forces have mounted, President Trump tweeted Saturday. “In a letter to me sent by Kim Jong Un, he stated, very n...
03:00, 2019-08-11

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

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....
19:00, 2019-06-27

| 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....
10:00, 2019-08-10

Trump says North Korea's Kim sent 'very beautiful letter'; new meeting possible President Donald Trump said on Friday he had just received a "very beautiful letter" from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and added that he could have another meeting with him....
03:34, 2019-08-10

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....
22:00, 2019-05-26

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 News Agency says Xi arrived shortly before 11 a.m. T...
07:17, 2019-06-20

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 community....
04:34, 2019-06-12

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

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 that said Biden was “an imbecile bereft of el...
07:00, 2019-05-22

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....
07:17, 2019-05-22

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 earlier this week, the official said, referring to...
06:51, 2019-08-02

North Korea fired projectiles into sea in 3rd weapons test South Korea’s military says North Korea fired unidentified projectiles twice into the sea off its eastern coast in its third weapons tests in just over a week...
03:17, 2019-08-02

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions 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....
01:34, 2019-06-13

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....
09:51, 2019-07-04

North Korea’s Kim meets China’s Xi, says awaiting US actions North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, meeting with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping, says his country is waiting for a desired response in stalled nuclear talks with the United States...
22:17, 2019-06-20

North Korea conducts new projectile launch: U.S. officials North Korea has carried out a new projectile launch, U.S. officials said on Thursday, adding that initial information indicated the launches were similar to two recent short-range tests carried out by Pyongyang....
23:17, 2019-08-01

U.S. should consider possible consequences of seizing cargo ship: North Korea UN ambassador Kim Song said at a news conference Tuesday that the "heinous act" of seizing the ship was aimed at bringing maximum pressure on North Korea to make it "kneel down."...
05:17, 2019-05-22

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....
08:01, 2019-08-01

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....
18:51, 2019-08-02

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 diplomacy with Pyongyang....
11:34, 2019-05-25

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 Wednesday said workers nationwide were proceeding with ...
06:34, 2019-06-12

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....
07:34, 2019-08-03

Trump offers to meet North Korea's Kim at DMZ this weekend U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would like to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this weekend at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) on the border of North and South Korea....
03:00, 2019-06-29

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 Moon Jae-in announced that Kim had accepted Trump&#...
12:34, 2019-06-30

North Korean cryptocurrency heists net estimated $2 billion: UN report North Korea earned as much as $2 billion dollars through large-scale cyber attacks to help fund its weapons programs, a United Nations panel alleges in a new report....
13:51, 2019-08-06

Canadian government agrees to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement for claims of sexual misconduct in the armed forces The Canadian government has agreed to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement to members of the Armed Forces and Department of National Defense who allege widespread sexual misconduct....
13:34, 2019-07-19

Fiery plane crash claims 9 people on Oahu’s North Shore HONOLULU (AP) — Authorities in Hawaii are investigating after nine people were killed in a small plane crash. The crash occurred Friday evening on the North Shore of Oahu. Officials say there were no survivors in the crash at Dillingham Airfield. Honolulu Police Chief Manuel Neves said the plane was...
15:34, 2019-06-22

Russia confirms joint air patrol with China after South Korea claims airspace violation Russia confirmed Tuesday that it had carried out its first-ever joint air patrol with China, an event which prompted South Korea and Japan to scramble fighter jets in response....
23:34, 2019-07-23

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......
09:34, 2019-07-12

Smugglers of North Korea coal given suspended sentences in the South A South Korean court has suspended prison terms for three local defendants who were convicted of smuggling North Korean anthracite coal into the country....
18:51, 2019-07-14

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....
09:51, 2019-06-20

North Korea: John Bolton is a 'defective human product' North Korea branded U.S. national security adviser John Bolton a “defective human product” on Monday after he accused the rogue state of violating U.N. Security Council resolutions with recent tests of short-range missiles....
19:17, 2019-05-27

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....
09:00, 2019-07-05

India Hope For Improved Show In Do-Or-Die Match Against North Korea India will be desperate for a better show when they take on North Korea in a do-or-die match of Intercontinental Cup football tournament on Saturday....
01:00, 2019-07-13

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....
19:17, 2019-07-02

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....
16:34, 2019-05-24

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......
15:17, 2019-06-20

'Very Smart' Kim Knows North Korea Must Give Up Nukes: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Monday praised North Korean leader as a "very smart" man who is aware that he has to give up nuclear weapons to develop his country....
19:34, 2019-05-27

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

North Korea accuses freed Australian student of spying An Australian student detained for more than a week before being freed in North Korea on Thursday was spying for news outlets, the country's state media said Saturday....
19:51, 2019-07-06

Ahead of a visit to North Korea, China's Xi says he supports denuclearization President Xi Jinping's visit to North Korea this week will mark the first time in 14 years that a Chinese leader is visiting the reclusive country....
12:51, 2019-06-19

North Korea accuses released Australian student of spying Pyongyang’s news agency said Alek Sigley had spread propaganda against the regimeNorth Korea has said an Australian student who it detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in spying by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views about the coun...
21:17, 2019-07-06

North Korea says freed Australian student had been spying: KCNA North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spying acts" through his work with foreign media....
23:00, 2019-07-06

North Korea Accuses Expelled Australian Student of Spying Alek Sigley had admitted to “systematically” collecting information, the North said, and a state news agency reported that he had been “caught red-handed.”...
18:34, 2019-07-06

Trump and Japan’s Abe at odds over North Korea missile tests President Donald Trump says he’s not “personally” bothered by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month, breaking with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has been hosting the president on a four-day state visit...
19:00, 2019-05-27

Alek Sigley: Australian student released from North Korea Student detained for a week in North Korea says he is ‘very good’ as he arrives at airport in Beijing Alek Sigley, the 29-year-old Australian who was missing in North Korea for more than a week, has left the country and arrived safely in China.An upbeat Sigley briefly spoke to a throng of reporters ...
08:51, 2019-07-04

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

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, 2019-06-20

U.S. says all North Korea's weapons of mass destruction violate U.N. resolutions North Korea's entire weapons of mass destruction program violates U.N. Security Council resolutions, the U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday, when asked about recent missile launches by Pyongyang....
22:00, 2019-05-28

How Kim Jong Un Smuggled Armored Mercedes Limos Into North Korea The Mercedes-Benz limousines chauffeuring around North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this year have stumped outsiders over how the sanctions-hit regime obtained the luxury rides....
19:00, 2019-07-16

North Korea calls Bolton ‘war monger’ over missile comment SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a “war monger” and “defective human product” after he called the North’s recent tests of short-range missile a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions. Pyongyang’s o...
06:17, 2019-05-27

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....
06:17, 2019-05-27

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 Kim Jong Un. “I find them very disturbing, ...
03:51, 2019-05-27

North Korea suggests it might lift weapons test moratorium North Korea has suggested it might call off its 20-month suspension of nuclear and missile tests because of summertime U.S.-South Korean military drills that the North calls preparation for an eventual invasion...
13:51, 2019-07-16

Donald Trump gets 'beautiful' letter from North Korea's Kim Jong Un After receiving a letter from Kim Jong Un, US President Trump said he was "never a fan" of joint US-South Korea war games. Trump indicated new talks could be ahead, even as North Korea continues to launch missiles....
18:00, 2019-08-10

China’s Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea for summit with Kim Jong Un Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday morning for a two-day state visit to North Korea, where he’s expected to talk with leader Kim Jong Un about the stalled negotiations with Washington over North Korea’s nuclear weapons....
08:17, 2019-06-20

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 his national security adviser said there was no doub...
04:51, 2019-05-26

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....
09:34, 2019-06-20

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....
19:34, 2019-06-19

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 Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo, Trump said the U.S...
05:01, 2019-05-27

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....
07:17, 2019-05-26

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....
08:51, 2019-05-26

North Korea Threatens the South Over Purchase of U.S. Stealth Jets Pyongyang called the planned mid-July delivery of two U.S. stealth jet fighters to South Korea an affront to last year’s pledge by the two countries to tone down military tensions on the peninsula, saying it had no choice but to develop arms to counter them....
16:51, 2019-07-11

North Korea launches an ebook to spread ideology among its people North Korea is bringing its political indoctrination tactics to the digital age. The self-proclaimed republic is developing software designed to teach ideology to party members and workers, North Korean party daily Rodong Sinmun reports. Dubbed Chongseo 1.0, the software is practically an encycloped...
12:34, 2019-07-11

Australian detained a week in North Korea arrives in China An Australian student has been released after a week in detention in North Korea and told reporters in Beijing he was “very good” but didn’t say what happened...
10:17, 2019-07-04

North Korea calls Joe Biden a ‘Philistine’ in latest invective North Korea is condemning former Vice President Joe Biden and accusing the "low IQ" Democratic presidential candidate of "disgraceful behavior" around women....
19:51, 2019-05-22

North Korea's Kim sends flowers for ex-first lady, but no letter for Moon North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister met South Korean officials on their heavily defended border on Wednesday to deliver flowers and her brother's condolences over the death of a former South Korean first lady....
15:01, 2019-06-12

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"....
02:34, 2019-05-22

North Korea's Kim Jong Un inspected new rocket system again: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un again on Friday inspected the test firing of a "newly-developed large-caliber multiple launch guided rocket system", North Korean state media reported early on Saturday....
01:51, 2019-08-03

North Korea confirms another test of rocket launcher system 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...
05:17, 2019-08-03

North Korea want to host World Cup qualifier with South in Pyongyang North Korea have nominated Pyongyang as the host venue for their World Cup qualifying match against South Korea in October, clearing the way for the two countries to play on North Korean soil for the first time in almost 30 years....
13:51, 2019-08-03

A year after Singapore, little change seen in US-North Korea ties: poll A year after the first U.S.-North Korea summit, most people in countries with a stake in the process think relations between the old rivals have not improved significantly, highlighting a stalemate in their nuclear talks, a poll shows....
04:34, 2019-06-12

Moon Jae-in, U.S. defense chief concur on North Korea sanctions South Korean President Moon Jae-in and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan agreed Monday that North Korea sanctions should remain in place....
18:51, 2019-06-03

North Korea fired two projectiles, South Korean military says South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says the projectiles were launched from an area near the North's western coast and flew cross-country before landing in waters off the country's eastern coast....
04:17, 2019-08-06

North Korea fires unidentified projectiles off east coast: JCS North Korea on Tuesday fired unidentified projectiles off its east coast, South Korea's military said, its fourth such launch in less than two weeks....
04:51, 2019-08-06

North Korea increases pressure with latest missile launches North Korea fired missiles for the third time in eight days on Friday, a series of launches that analysts say are designed to improve military capabilities and pressure the United States and South Korea as they seek to restart denuclearization talks....
16:51, 2019-08-02

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

As G-20 concludes, Trump tells reporters he 'may or may not' meet with Kim in North Korea President Trump in a press conference Saturday said he doesn’t plan to add new tariffs on Chinese imports but he won’t be lifting the existing tariffs....
10:51, 2019-06-29

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environmental protection to national pride....
19:51, 2019-05-22

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."...
19:00, 2019-05-22

Trump becomes first sitting president to step foot into North Korea President Trump shook hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Korean demilitarized zone before crossing, becoming the first U.S. leader to meet his North Korean counterpart at the border....
10:00, 2019-06-30

North Korea says it tested crucial new rocket launch system North Korea said leader Kim Jong Un supervised test firings of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could potentially enhance its ability to strike targets in South Korea and U.S. military bases there...
05:17, 2019-08-01

KIm watched launch from North Korea's new 'multiple rocket system' North Korea has said it test fired a new multiple rocket launcher system this week, contradicting claims by the South that it had launched two short-range ballistic missiles....
12:00, 2019-08-01

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 Korea for later this week. Why It Matters: While this ...
21:51, 2019-06-20

Trump to make first visit to DMZ in hope of meeting North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump is set to visit the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating North and South Korea on Sunday, hoping for a third encounter with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to revive stalled nuclear talks....
03:17, 2019-06-30

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un's Sister Appears In Public After 52 Days North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's sister has appeared in public for the first time in almost two months and shortly after a South Korean report that she had been temporarily demoted following the......
09:34, 2019-06-04

Germany, France, UK condemn North Korea missile tests After a meeting of the UN Security Council, Germany, France and the UK have urged North Korea "to take concrete steps" toward denuclearization. The comments came amid reports the regime had fired yet another missile....
02:34, 2019-08-02

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

North Korea Launches Fourth Weapons Test in 13 Days North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles on Tuesday, Seoul officials said, the latest weapons test to challenge both the U.S. positioning in stalled nuclear negotiations and its tolerance for such provocations....
10:34, 2019-08-06

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 to him. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the pl...
12:34, 2019-06-28

North Korea leader receives 'excellent' letter from Trump President Donald Trump sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un an "excellent" letter, the North's state-run news agency reported Sunday, quoting Kim as saying he would "seriously contemplate it."...
01:51, 2019-06-24

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 Monday....
04:34, 2019-08-13

First case of African swine fever reported in North Korea The first case of African swine fever has been reported in North Korea, South Korea's agriculture ministry said on Thursday, showing how the virus has spread widely since the first outbreak in East Asia was found in China in August last year....
20:17, 2019-05-30

North Korea promotes immunity strengthening bioenergy card An anti-radiation bioenergy "health card" is gaining popularity for its health benefits in North Korea, a propaganda service in the country said Sunday....
18:17, 2019-06-23

North Korea's mass games suspended after Kim Jong-un criticism Country’s leader dissatisfied because of producers having the ‘wrong spirit of creation’North Korea’s mass games are to be put on hold, possibly for weeks, after Kim Jong-un criticised the producers of the most recent event for their “wrong spirit”, according to foreign tour groups.Kim, North Korea’...
19:34, 2019-06-05

North Korea Says Kim Jong-un Received ‘Excellent’ Letter From Trump The letter was revealed shortly after a trip by the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, to Pyongyang, where he was seen as trying to use Mr. Kim as leverage in his trade standoff with President Trump....
06:17, 2019-06-23

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 military drills with the US and declared that inter-Kore...
13:00, 2019-08-16

North Korea rejects South's 'foolish' vow for unity talks 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....
13:34, 2019-08-16

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....
21:00, 2019-08-16

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....
04:00, 2019-08-12

North Korea Says It Tested New Type of Missile, Further Enhancing Its Arsenal Analysts confirmed that two projectiles launched on Saturday, North Korea’s fifth weapons test in less than a month, appeared to be a new kind of short-range missile....
10:34, 2019-08-11

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....
00:17, 2019-08-11

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......
02:34, 2019-06-28

US Says Watching North Korea's Missile Tests "Very Carefully": Report U.S. President Donald Trump has an understanding with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that Pyongyang will not launch intercontinental-range ballistic missiles, and the United States is watching North......
03:00, 2019-08-07

US Ends Visa-Free Entry For Visitors To North Korea Washington on Monday revoked visa-free entry rights to the United States for foreigners who have visited North Korea in the past eight years, potentially dealing a new blow to the isolated country's......
03:00, 2019-08-07

North Korea Threatens More Launches After Latest Missile Test North Korea threatened Tuesday to carry out more weapons tests after it fired its fourth pair of projectiles in less than two weeks following the start of joint exercises between the US and the South....
03:00, 2019-08-07

Pyongyang warns South Korea not to mediate North's talks with US North Korea said Thursday that South Korea must stop trying to facilitate talks between Pyongyang and Washington as the North stepped up its pressure on the United States to salvage nuclear diplomacy between the two nations....
02:00, 2019-06-28

North Korea's Kim visits factories linked to missile launches The factories have innocuous names, but analysts say several ostensibly civilian facilities visited by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently are also used to build ballistic missile launchers and other weapons....
03:34, 2019-06-01

Kim’s sister back in public eye at North Korea’s mass games Sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends public event in Pyongyang, casting doubt on speculation she had been ordered to lay low after failed nuclear summit...
05:17, 2019-06-04

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....
16:51, 2019-08-09

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 which he suggested the two leaders meet and start neg...
19:00, 2019-08-10

Iran stance straight from Trump's North Korea playbook The Trump administration isn't exactly hiding the fact that it's using North Korea playbook on Iran: Use a "maximum pressure" campaign -- the same nomenclature was used for Tehran and Pyongyang -- to box the adversary into a corner, then try to negotiate....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Trump Officials Are Split Over Approach to North Korea Talks President Trump faces a choice on whether to grant concessions in return for a freeze on North Korea’s nuclear program or to insist on full denuclearization....
02:51, 2019-07-02

China welcomes surprise meeting between Trump and North Korea's Kim China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday it welcomed the meeting between U. S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, after Trump took a historic step into North Korea on Sunday and held surprise talks with Kim....
12:34, 2019-07-01

US Democratic Candidates Dump On Trump Over North Korea Meeting US candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying the leaders' meeting......
05:00, 2019-07-01

China's Xi says world hopes North Korea-U.S. talks can succeed The world hopes North Korea and the United States can talk to each other and for those talks to be successful, Chinese President Xi Jinping told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday, praising Pyongyang's efforts toward denuclearization....
18:00, 2019-06-20

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 Thursday and Friday. The trip would be the first by a ...
15:17, 2019-06-17

Dozens of buildings completed in Samjiyon county, North Korea says North Korea claimed Sunday "dozens of buildings" in Samjiyon County have been completed, even as the country faces the heaviest sanctions in its history....
18:34, 2019-06-16

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 firm partnered with China's state-owned Panda I...
21:51, 2019-07-22

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 defend its actions and ban of the company’s produ...
23:17, 2019-07-22

Australian student released from North Korea says spy charges 'obviously' false The Australian student released last week after being detained in North Korea said on Tuesday Pyongyang's accusation that he was a spy was "pretty obviously" false....
15:51, 2019-07-09

Breaking down Trump’s visit to North Korea — and a scuffle behind the scenes At one point, incoming White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham side-checked a North Korean guard who was blocking reporters from the room while others security officials frantically tried to cordon off the area with yellow rope....
01:34, 2019-07-01

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....
14:34, 2019-07-23

Nearly 100% Turnout In North Korea Local Polls, Kim Jong Un Also Votes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un voted in nationwide local elections on Sunday that registered the near 100 per cent turnout claimed for every ballot held in the nuclear-armed state....
05:34, 2019-07-22

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 tyrant during a recent speech. Pyongyang’s offi...
09:17, 2019-05-22

North Korea's leader inspects test-firing of new weapon North Korean leader Kim Jung Un inspected the country's sixth missile test of a new weapon in less than a month, Korean Central New Agency reported Saturday....
22:17, 2019-08-17

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 Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
06:00, 2019-06-19

UN chief welcomes possibility of resumed talks between US and North Korea As the clicking of cameras and flash of lightbulbs captured on Sunday the first sitting United States President to set foot inside the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Secretary-General António Guterres offered his full support to a potentially reset relationship that may render a denuc...
23:34, 2019-07-01

Pompeo responds cautiously to report of North Korea executions Secretary of State Mike Pompeo offered a cautious response on Friday to a report that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un had a top envoy executed after a failed summit with President Trump made him look bad. “We’re doing our best to check it out. I don’t have anything else to add to that today,” Pomp...
04:51, 2019-06-01

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’s visit to Pyongyang to meet North Korean le...
04:34, 2019-06-19

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)        ...
17:00, 2019-06-20

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....
19:00, 2019-06-18

Report: Japanese sushi chef in North Korea seen alive and well A Japanese national who once served as sushi chef to former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il is well and alive, according to a pro-Pyongyang newspaper based in Japan....
18:00, 2019-07-18

Seoul: 2 North Korean fishermen defect to South Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says two of four North Korean fishermen who were rescued off a boat drifting in South Korean waters will remain in the country after expressing their desire to defect. Seoul’s Unification Ministry on Tuesday said the two other fishermen were sent back to N...
09:51, 2019-06-18

China's President Xi Jinping to Make First Visit to North Korea Xi Jinping will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to discuss bilateral relations, as well as efforts to resolve tensions on the Korean Peninsula, in the first such state visit by a Chinese leader in more than a decade....
17:34, 2019-06-17

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....
23:34, 2019-06-18

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....
22:34, 2019-06-30

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....
14:51, 2019-06-13

North Korea fires two projectiles into sea, South Korean military says The launch comes amid new tensions between the U.S. and North Korea and a stalemate in the Trump administration's push for Kim Jong Un to give up his country's nuclear arsenal.        ...
04:01, 2019-07-25

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 that separates the North and South, insisting that ...
12:34, 2019-06-30

New North Korean submarine can carry 3 SLBMs, says South Korea A newly constructed North Korean submarine seems to be capable of carrying three submarine-launched ballistic missiles, South Korea's defense ministry was quoted as saying on Wednesday....
20:34, 2019-07-31

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....
19:17, 2019-06-30

Donald Trump invites Kim Jong-un to US after entering North Korea US president hails ‘great honour’ of crossing border at impromptu meeting Donald Trump has invited Kim Jong-un to the US after becoming the first sitting American president to enter North Korea. The apparently impromptu meeting came about after Trump tweeted an invitation to Kim on Saturday from the...
14:17, 2019-06-30

Mike Pompeo Is ‘Very Hopeful’ That U.S.-North Korea Talks Will Restart Soon (BANGKOK) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he’s very hopeful for a quick resumption in nuclear talks with North Korea despite the North’s recent weapons tests that have clouded already uncertain prospects for a return to the table. Pompeo told reporters accompan...
01:34, 2019-08-01

Trump crosses into North Korea in historic meeting with Kim Jong Un at DMZ President Donald Trump met Kim Jong Un and stepped across the border into North Korea, marking the first time a sitting U.S. President done set foot on North Korean soil....
11:00, 2019-06-30

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....
21:51, 2019-05-21

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 they agree in their assessment of former Vice Preside...
18:17, 2019-05-26

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....
19:17, 2019-06-30

North Korea fires 2 short-range missiles into sea, US officials say North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea off its eastern coast, U.S. officials told Fox News, in the latest apparent provocation from Kim Jong Un's regime....
04:17, 2019-07-25

Report claims thousands of North Korean women sold into sex slavery in China Thousands of North Korean women and girls are being trafficked and sold into sexual slavery in China, where many are sold as wives to Chinese men while others are forced into prostitution or to live stream sex acts against their will, a new report claims....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Human rights group claims to locate North Korean execution sites SEOUL, South Korea — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalty that is meant to intimidate its citizens. The Se...
18:34, 2019-06-11

U.S. ready to resume North Korea talks ‘at a moment’s notice’: Pompeo Pompeo said he hoped that a letter recently sent by U.S. President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would “provide a good foundation for us to begin to continue these important discussions with the North Koreans to denuclearize the peninsula.”...
04:51, 2019-06-24

Australian government warns released student not to return to North Korea Australia's government warned a student not to return to North Korea on Friday, a day after he was released from detention by Pyongyang under mysterious circumstances....
05:17, 2019-07-05

Trump says officials in 'final stages' of working out meeting with North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he had been told that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would like to meet him, and officials are arranging a quick meeting at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) dividing the two Koreas later in the day....
08:01, 2019-06-30

North Korea says US is 'hell-bent on hostile acts' despite peace talks North Korea accused the Trump administration Wednesday of talking out of both sides of its mouth - saying the U.S. is publicly pushing the narrative of open dialogue between the two nations but is "more and more hell bent" on hostile acts. ...
18:17, 2019-07-04

Trump heads to DMZ, dangling possibility of meeting Kim and crossing into North Korea President Trump, always one to think about the ratings, built anticipation ahead of a Sunday visit to the Demilitarized Zone that separates North and South Korea – abruptly offering to meet dictator Kim Jong Un for a handshake and even saying he’s willing to cross the border....
22:34, 2019-06-29

Xi Jinping lands in North Korea to meet Kim ahead of Trump talks First visit by Chinese president in 14 years expected to heal rift that has grown over Kim Jong-un’s nuclear programmePresident Xi Jinping has landed in North Korea for a historic trip to Pyongyang, rebooting a troubled alliance as he and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un face their own challenges wit...
11:34, 2019-06-20

Trump Meets Kim Jong Un In North Korea After Crossing Demilitarised Zone Donald Trump stepped onto North Korean soil Sunday as he met Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the peninsula, in a symbolic diplomatic spectacle and a first for any......
09:51, 2019-06-30

North Korea: Kim Jong Un Received ‘Excellent’ Letter From President Trump (SEOUL, South Korea) — U.S. President Donald Trump sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un an “excellent” letter, the North’s state-run news agency reported Sunday, quoting Kim as saying he would “seriously contemplate” the content. The White House press secretary, S...
19:17, 2019-06-23

Experts: North Korea peace talks can move forward but Bolton is in the way A panel of experts on Tuesday said North Korea peace talks remain viable but hawkish voices such as national security adviser John Bolton are in the way....
19:51, 2019-05-28

"US Hell-Bent On Hostile Acts" Despite Trump-Kim Meeting: North Korea North Korea complained on Wednesday after the United States sent a letter urging countries to send back North Korean workers as President Donald Trump was inviting Kim Jong Un to hold talks....
00:51, 2019-07-04

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 hold a third summit....
05:34, 2019-06-23

North Korea Lauds China Ties As Xi Jinping Wraps Up Trip North Korea lauded its ties with historic ally China on Friday as Xi Jinping wrapped up a highly symbolic two-day visit to his nuclear-armed neighbour, with both countries facing deadlock in their......
16:17, 2019-06-21

China’s President Xi Jinping Holds Talks With Kim Jong Un in North Korea (BEIJING) — The leaders of China and North Korea were talking in the North Korean capital Thursday, with stalled nuclear negotiations with Washington expected to be on the agenda. Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sat down for talks in Pyongyang, China’s of...
14:34, 2019-06-20

Trump and Biden Campaign Trade Jabs Over North Korea’s Remarks After the president sided with Kim Jong-un in mocking Mr. Biden’s intelligence, Mr. Biden let an aide rebut it instead of taking on Mr. Trump himself....
04:34, 2019-05-29

Trump becomes first sitting US president in history to cross border into North Korea While the two spoke of reconciliation, Trump said that U.S. sanctions on the country over its nuclear weapons and missile development programs would stay for now....
13:34, 2019-06-30

North Korea reveals explosive HIV outbreak—after claiming to be disease-free Enlarge / This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 18, 2016, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) inspecting the newly built Ryugyong General Ophthalmic Hospital in Pyongyang. (credit: Getty | KCNA) North Korea is experiencing an ex...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Trump Says Open To Meeting Kim Jong Un At North-South Korea Border US President Donald Trump on Saturday invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to meet for a historic handshake at the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea, in what he said was a......
09:34, 2019-06-29

G20 Live Updates: Trump Invites North Korea’s Leader to Meet Him at DMZ President Trump expressed cautious optimism on the prospects of a trade deal with China and lavished praise on Saudi Arabia’s crown prince even after the murder of a Saudi dissident....
05:34, 2019-06-29

North Korea Executed 5 Officials After Failed Trump Summit: Report North Korea executed its special envoy to the United States following the collapse of the second summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper reported Friday....
07:51, 2019-05-31

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....
09:17, 2019-05-31

Democratic presidential candidates slam Trump for North Korea visit Several 2020 presidential candidates criticized President Donald Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un in North Korea as a dangerous and one-sided gesture....
00:00, 2019-07-01

Australian student 'safe and well' after detention in North Korea: prime minister An Australian graduate student who went missing in North Korea last week has been released from detention and is now "safe and well" in China, according to Prime Minister Scott Morrison....
10:00, 2019-07-04

North Korea 'executes envoy to US' after Trump summit failures – report South Korean paper claims Kim Hyok-chol has been killed and senior negotiator Kim Yong-chol subjected to forced labourNorth Korea’s special envoy to the US, who was credited with paving the way for nuclear talks with Washington, has reportedly been executed over the failure of the recent summit betw...
03:34, 2019-05-31

Seoul: North Korea confirms African swine fever outbreak SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea is scrambling to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea confirmed an outbreak at a farm near its border with China. South Korea’s agriculture ministry on Friday said North Korea reported to the Worl...
11:00, 2019-05-31

Castro says Trump's North Korea meeting is 'raising the profile of a dictator' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro on Sunday criticized President Trump for meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un without making any demands of the hermit kingdom’s strongman....
17:51, 2019-06-30

Xi Jinping Urged Trump To "Show Flexibility" Over North Korea Sanctions Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to "show flexibility" towards North Korea, including the "timely" easing of sanctions, at the G20 summit last week, China's foreign......
09:17, 2019-07-02

Senate passes sanctions on North Korea that target Chinese banks The United States Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would strengthen sanctions on North Korea, particularly targeting Chinese banks that work with Pyongyang to skirt existing restrictions....
06:17, 2019-06-28

Facebook page of Australian missing in North Korea mysteriously reappears The Facebook page of an Australian man missing in North Korea reappeared then disappeared again on Saturday hours before Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Australia is still trying to find out what has happened to him....
03:17, 2019-06-30

Trump offers North Korea's Kim weekend meeting in demilitarized zone U.S. President Donald Trump proposed a weekend meeting with Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea on Saturday, an encounter North Korea said would be meaningful in advancing relations if it goes ahead....
15:00, 2019-06-29

U.S. military identifies more remains of American war dead handed over by North Korea The U.S. military said on Tuesday that it had identified a total of six American troops from 55 boxes of human remains from the 1950-53 Korean War that North Korea handed over last year, even as the Pentagon has said it has given up hope of recovering more of them in the near future....
07:51, 2019-05-29

Boycott North Korea's 'inhumane' mass gymnastic displays, says ex-diplomat Defector calls on European tourists and online viewers to shun cultural displays that take children out of schoolThe highest-ranking official to defect from North Korea has called for Europeans to stop being an audience for the “child exploitation” in the country’s famous mass games.Thae Yong-ho, th...
14:17, 2019-05-30

North Korea Calls Kim Jong Un-Donald Trump Meeting "Historic" North Korea on Monday described the weekend meeting between its leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump in the Demilitarized Zone as "historic" and "amazing"....
05:00, 2019-07-01

Trump's surprise DMZ invite to Kim Jong Un 'very interesting,' North Korea official says The North Korean government reportedly found President Trump’s surprise Twitter invitation to meet with Kim Jong Un at the DMZ this weekend “very interesting.”...
11:34, 2019-06-29

Australian Student Detained In North Korea Released: Scott Morrison A 29-year-old Australian student detained in North Korea has been released and is "safe and well" Prime Minister Scott Morrison told parliament on Thursday....
10:34, 2019-07-04

US Press Secretary Bruised After Brawl With North Korea Security: Report New White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham was bruised Sunday in a scuffle between North Korean security and members of the U.S. press pool covering President Donald Trump's meeting with North......
05:00, 2019-07-01

Trump meets Kim Jong Un, becomes first sitting U.S. president to step into North Korea _____ SEOUL, South Korea — Taking an unprecedented step onto North Korean soil, President Donald Trump announced Sunday that Washington and Pyongyang will relaunch stalled nuclear talks. The statement came during an extraordinary last-minute meeting with Kim Jong Un, the North Korean leader. Side-by...
20:17, 2019-06-30

North Korea detains Russian boat, including two South Koreans North Korea has detained the crew of a Russian fishing vessel, including two South Koreans, and South Korea is pressing for the release of its citizens from North Korean custody....
20:34, 2019-07-24

| At rare UN news conference, North Korea warns US over seized ship The ambassador of North Korea to the United Nations has warned the United States that its "outrageous" seizure of a cargo ship could have consequences on the future of US-North Korean relations, as he reiterated a demand for the immediate return of the vessel....
10:34, 2019-05-22

Trump plays down new apparent North Korea test, still open to talks U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday played down what appeared to be North Korea's third missile launch in just over week, saying they were short-range and "very standard" and would not affect his willingness to negotiate with Pyongyang....
00:34, 2019-08-02

North Korea missile tests could be effort to divide US, Japan and South Three launches in eight days point to ulterior motive amid strained relations between its neighbours and Washington The series of short-range missile tests by North Korea over the last eight days could be an attempt by Pyongyang to exploit strained US-Japan-South Korea relations, analysts have said....
08:34, 2019-08-02

North Korea Fires Unidentified Short-Range Projectiles: Report North Korea has fired unidentified short-range projectiles, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported Friday, citing the country's military as a source....
10:00, 2019-08-02

North Korea urges U.S. to change 'hostile policy' on eve of summit anniversary North Korean state media called on the United States on Tuesday to "withdraw its hostile policy" towards Pyongyang or agreements made at a landmark summit in Singapore a year ago might become "a blank sheet of paper"....
01:51, 2019-06-11