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North Korea threatens Japan with 'real ballistic missile'

North Korea has branded Japan's PM Shinzo Abe an "imbecile" and "political dwarf", accusing him of mislabelling its latest weapons test. Mr Abe condemned the North for "repeated launches of ballistic missiles" after two projectiles were fired on Thursday. But...

Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 9:42am

Trump steps into North Korea, agrees with Kim to resume talks

SEOUL, South Korea — US President Trump became the first sitting American commander in chief to set foot in North Korea on Sunday as he greeted Kim Jong-un, the country’s leader, at the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone and the two agreed to send their negotiators back to the table...

Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 11:24am

Trump says he received letter from Kim Jong-un

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he had received a "beautiful" letter from Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). Trump told the press before departing the White House for Iowa that he received a "very warm" and "...

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 11:51am

Putin, Kim start talks in Vladivostok

Russian President Vladimir Putin and the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un started their first meeting at Russia's Far Eastern Federal University on the Russky Island here on Thursday. In his opening remarks, Putin expressed confidence that Kim'...

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 2:07pm

Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia before summit with Putin

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Russia on Wednesday morning for his much-anticipated summit with President Vladimir Putin in the Pacific port city of Vladivostok. North Korean media published photos of Kim saluting an honor guard and waving to people carrying flowers at a rail station...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:12am

S. Korea calls for continued N. Korea-U.S. talks

South Korean President Moon Jae-in expressed hope on Monday that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States could continue their talks to strike a deal on denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula "in the end." Moon made the remarks during a plenary session...

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 7:51am

Trump in Hanoi for second US-North Korea summit

U.S. President Donald Trump arrived at the Noi Bai International Airport of Hanoi Tuesday evening for the second summit with Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). After disembarking from Air Force One, Trump shook hands and talked with officials who were...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 1:21pm

Vietnam ready for US-North Korea summit

Minutes after several young men erected three large panels featuring U.S. and DPRK national flags, a dove and an olive branch outside the Cultural Friendship Palace in Hanoi, a Vietnamese government official announced that preparations for the upcoming U.S.-DPRK summit have been complete. "...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 2:21pm

Kim Jong-un heads to Hanoi for second meet with Trump

Kim Jong-un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), left Pyongyang Saturday afternoon by train for Vietnamese capital Hanoi for the second DPRK-U.S. summit, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Sunday. Kim will meet with U.S. President Donald Trump...

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 7:45am

Trump says "no rush" on DPRK denuclearization

U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he expected to see the ultimate denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula while pointing out that he had no pressing schedule for that objective. Trump told the press Tuesday that he was looking forward to meeting Kim Jong Un, top leader of the...

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 2:06pm

Trump announces second meeting with Kim Jong-un

U.S. President Donald Trump said here on Tuesday in his State of the Union address that he will meet with the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Kim Jong Un, on Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam. Speaking to a joint session of Congress in the House of Representatives, Trump...

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 11:43am

North Korea halts dismantlement of key missile site – reports

North Korea seems to have stopped dismantling what it calls a satellite launching station, believed to be a test site for intercontinental ballistic missiles, a US-South Korean monitoring website said. North 38 said commercial satellite imagery dating to August 16 showed there had been no "...

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 10:43am

Pompeo to leave for North Korea on July 5

The White House said Monday that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will head for North Korea on July 5 for talks. At a press briefing, White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders said that "to continue the ongoing and important work of denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula, Secretary Pompeo...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 11:11am

South Korea, North Korea begin talks to connect, modernize inter-Korean railways

South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) began talks Tuesday to discuss ways to connect and modernize inter-Korean railways. Delegations from the two sides kicked off the talks at about 10:00 a.m. local time (0100 GMT) as scheduled at Peace House, a South Korean...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 10:14am

Trump says North Korea has returned remains of 200 U.S. war dead

President Donald Trump said North Korea had returned on Wednesday the remains of 200 U.S. troops missing from the Korean War, although there was no official confirmation of the move from military authorities. “We got back our great fallen heroes, the remains sent back today, already 200 got...

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 8:30am

China's Xi praises North Korea's Kim for Trump summit, promises support

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered high praise to visiting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday, lauding the “positive” outcome of his historic summit with U.S. President Donald Trump and promising unwavering friendship. Meeting Kim on his third trip to China this year, and...

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:51am

Kim Jong-un in China for two-day visit

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has arrived for a two-day visit in China, where he is expected to discuss with Chinese leaders his next steps after his summit with US President Donald Trump. Kim's visit beginning on Tuesday is the third trip he made to China in three months, and comes exactly...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 8:45am

Why the US and North Korea summit has global implication

North Korea has been ruled by the malevolent Kim family, which has turned the top half of the peninsula into the world’s most totalitarian and isolated state, complete with a personality cult and a gulag system.  The current leader Kim Jong Un, just like his father and grandfather...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 8:35am

North Korean state media hails Kim-Trump summit success

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un were splashed across North Korea’s official party newspaper on Wednesday as state media hailed Tuesday’s historic summit between the two men. The North’s state media framed Tuesday’s summit as a win for...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 10:19am

Singapore to restrict airspace during U.S.-North Korea summit

Singapore airspace will be restricted during the planned U.S.-N.Korea summit next week, according to a notice to airmen posted by aviation authorities on Wednesday. The Southeast Asian city-state is set to host an historic meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim...

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 10:00am

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