North Korea

US State Department still 'ready to engage' North Korea

Korea had demanded that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo be excluded from future nuclear talks.

published on : 18th 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

Trump floats idea of third North Korea summit 

Both Trump and Moon are heavily invested in bringing North Korea out of the cold. But the unsuccessful summit in Vietnam was a setback for the two allies that has yet to be resolved.

published on : 12th April 2019

Trump, South Korea's Moon look for way to curb North Korea nukes 

 Moon, for his part, has called for an easing of sanctions, including those holding back joint economic projects between North and South Korea.

published on : 12th 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

China and North Korea open new border crossing

After the opening ceremony, the first 120 tourists crossed the border. Chinese tourism to the North has picked up as relations between the countries have improved in recent years.

published on : 10th 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

South Korea considering sending special envoy to North Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who facilitated US-North Korean talks last year, is to travel to Washington next week to discuss nuclear diplomacy with Trump.

published on : 4th April 2019

South Korean ship detained for allegedly providing oil to North Korea 

Seoul's foreign ministry said a South Korean ship and three others had been detained in the country, suspected of undermining the economic measures against the North.

published on : 3rd April 2019

North Korean cyberattack looted USD 13.5 million from Indian bank: UN

The Security Council's panel of experts that monitors the sanctions on North Korea said the cyberattack in August last year was carried out "by an advanced persistent threat group" from that country.

published on : 29th March 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

US 'hopeful' for continued talks with North Korea: Mike Pompeo

Trump told a post-summit press conference in Hanoi that the North Korean leader had promised he would maintain his moratorium on missile and nuclear tests.

published on : 15th March 2019

North Korea rocket launch would be catastrophe for diplomacy: Seoul

The satellite imageries were released days after the second US-North Korea summit in Vietnam ended without any agreement.

published on : 12th March 2019

North Korea election sees 99 per cent turnout

This year's turnout fell just short of 100 percent as those "abroad or working in oceans" were unable to take part, the North's official KCNA news agency reported.

published on : 12th March 2019
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