Kim Jong Un

North Korea says it's suffering worst drought in decades

In February, North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations, Kim Song, issued an unusual appeal for urgent food assistance.

published on : 15th May 2019

North Korea's missile tests not 'breach of trust': Trump

Kim has accused Washington of acting in "bad faith", and given it until the end of the year to change its approach.

published on : 11th May 2019

N Korea says it fired long-range missiles under 'command' of Kim Jong-un

The tests came five days after North Korea fired multiple short-range projectiles into the East Sea from Wonsan.

published on : 10th May 2019

North Korea tests new missile and Trump's resolve

There remains some uncertainty over what was tested.

published on : 6th May 2019

North Korea fires several short-range projectiles into sea

If it's confirmed that the North fired banned ballistic missiles, it would be the first such launch since the North's November 2017 test of an intercontinental ballistic missile.

published on : 4th May 2019

Vietnamese woman in Kim Jong Nam murder case arrives home

Doan Thi Huong from Vietnam and Indonesian national Siti Aisyah were arrested after being spotted on CCTV approaching Kim, but they always denied murder. Doan Thi Huong from Vietnam and Indonesian nat

published on : 4th May 2019

Germany's Daimler says it has no idea where Kim Jong Un got his limos from

The sale of luxury goods like limousines, is banned in North Korea under UN sanctions intended to put pressure on North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons.

published on : 26th April 2019

Vladimir Putin tells Kim Jong Un wants to support 'positive' efforts on Korean peninsula

The summit in Russia came with Kim locked in a nuclear stand-off with Washington and Putin keen to put Moscow forward as a player in another global flashpoint.

published on : 25th April 2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for summit with Vladimir Putin

Russia said that the focus will be on a political and diplomatic solution to the nuclear problem on the Korean Peninsula.

published on : 24th April 2019

Kim Jong-Un writes to Vladimir Putin, vows to strengthen bilateral ties

The first-ever Kim-Putin summit comes after the breakdown of Kim's meeting with United States President Donald Trump in Hanoi in February.

published on : 20th April 2019

North Korea says it test-fired new weapon amid stalled talks

The test comes during an apparent deadlock in nuclear disarmament talks after the failed summit in Hanoi between Kim and President Donald Trump earlier this year.

published on : 18th April 2019

Kim open to another summit with Trump, with conditions

Kim blamed the collapse of his summit with Trump in February on what he described as unilateral demands by the United States, which he said raised questions over whether Washington has genuine willing

published on : 13th April 2019

Will never give in to sanctions: Kim Jong-un

The Hanoi summit fell apart as Kim and Trump failed to find common ground over how to match Pyongyang's denuclearization steps with Washington's sanctions relief.

published on : 11th April 2019

N Korea convenes top-level meeting over 'tense situation': KCNA 

Trump and Kim held their first landmark summit in Singapore last June, where the North Korean leader signed a vaguely-worded deal on the "denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula.

published on : 10th April 2019

Donald Trump orders withdrawal of sanctions against North Korea immediately after Treasury imposes them

President Trump's unusual move comes after his second summit with Kim, held last month in Hanoi, Vietnam.

published on : 23rd March 2019
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