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Trump’s Asia Gamble: Shatter Enduring Strategies on China and North Korea

Trump officials are pursuing unorthodox Asia policies that are winning more support across Washington, including from some Democrats. But the moves could deepen conflicts....

Trump’s Asia Gamble: Shatter Enduring Strategies on China and North Korea

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North American markets rally after enduring deep hit due to escalating U.S.-China trade war The partial recovery was spurred by tweets from U.S. President Donald Trump in which he said the U.S. was in a "much better position" to strike a deal...
16:00, 05/14/2019

North Korea lashes out at US 'hostile acts' as Trump heads to Asia Pyongyang has lashed out at Washington in a surprise move, just days after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un received an "excellent" personal letter fro...
00:48, 06/26/2019

North Korea running trade deficit with China, South Korea bank says Trade between China and North Korea has increased for three consecutive months, and Pyongyang has a trade deficit, according to South Korean estimates...
14:48, 06/25/2019

China says North Korea's Kim is committed to denuclearize: South Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping told South Korean President Moon Jae-in that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's commitment to denuclearization remained un...
04:36, 06/27/2019

White House confirms Trump letter to North Korea's Kim ahead of Asia trip The White House confirmed on Sunday that President Donald Trump had sent a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, days before the U.S. president l...
10:36, 06/23/2019

China's Xi in North Korea: It's the economy Speaking at a banquet in his honor, Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up his visit to North Korea by praising economic development. However, he als...
01:00, 06/21/2019

China's Friendship With North Korea "Irreplaceable", Says Xi Jinping Chinese President Xi Jinping has written a rare opinion piece in North Korea's official newspaper Wednesday, just a day before his scheduled visit to ...
22:24, 06/18/2019

China's Xi, North Korea's Kim Meet, Both Seeking Leverage With the U.S. Chinese President Xi Jinping kicked off a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that could advance the two allies’ separate—and stalled—negotiat...
07:36, 06/20/2019

North Korea women in China trapped in sex trade Human traffickers are increasingly targeting young North Korean women, including girls as young as 9, in China's lucrative sex trade, according to hum...
08:24, 05/16/2019

China's Xi leaves for first state visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping departed for Pyongyang on Thursday on a state visit to North Korea, state media said, accompanied by a clutch of senior o...
19:12, 06/19/2019

China's Xi arrives in North Korea for talks with Kim Jong Un Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday morning for a two-day state visit to North Korea, where he is expected to talk with leader Kim Jong Un a...
13:36, 06/20/2019

China's Xi arrives for state visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday in Pyongyang for a two-day state visit to North Korea. China's state broadcaster CCTV showed huge c...
10:48, 06/20/2019

China's Xi arrives in North Korea with senior economic official in tow Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday accompanied by a clutch of senior officials, including the head of the state economic pl...
21:36, 06/19/2019

China's Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea on a visit 'big on symbolism' China's President Xi Jinping arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday morning for a state visit to North Korea — the first by a Chinese state leader in 1...
03:00, 06/20/2019

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 countr...
03:12, 06/19/2019

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...
07:00, 06/20/2019

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 ab...
00:36, 06/20/2019

China says Xi urged Trump to ease North Korea sanctions Chinese President Xi Jinping urged U.S. President Donald Trump to ease sanctions on North Korea during their meeting in Japan last month, China's Fore...
03:00, 07/12/2019

Detained Australian leaves North Korea, arrives in China An Australian student has been released after a week in detention in North Korea and flew to Beijing, where he described his condition to reporters as...
23:00, 07/03/2019

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, i...
05:36, 06/17/2019

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 Washi...
07:12, 06/20/2019

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...
08:00, 06/21/2019

China says optimism remains to resolve North Korea issue through talks China's top government diplomat said it was still possible to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue through international dialogue, even after Pyongy...
20:12, 05/13/2019

North Korea’s Red Cross visits China as drought hits crops Officials from North Korea's Red Cross Society are in China this week, a sign the Kim Jong Un regime could be preparing to request food aid from the w...
09:48, 05/14/2019

Petraeus praises Trump, calls out NATO, North Korea and China In  a wide-ranging with Fox News' Brian Kilmeade, former CIA Director David Petraeus praised President Trump's hard line on NATO, claimed the west nee...
12:00, 05/10/2019

North Korea, Syria and Myanmar among countries defending China's actions in Xinjiang Ambassadors representing 37 countries praised China for its "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights," just a day after a group of 22 oth...
03:36, 07/15/2019

Russia, China Block US Effort To Halt North Korea Fuel Deliveries Russia and China on Tuesday blocked an American initiative that aimed to halt fuel deliveries to North Korea, which Washington accuses of exceeding it...
05:00, 06/19/2019

Xi Jinping Urged Donald Trump To Ease North Korea Sanctions, Says China Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to ease sanctions on North Korea during their meeting in Japan last month, China's Foreig...
10:36, 07/12/2019

"I Love Thee, China": North Korea Woos Xi Jinping In Lavish State Visit North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed that strengthening bilateral ties, at a time of "serious and complicated"...
08:00, 06/21/2019

Xi says China backs North Korean efforts to solve Korea Peninsula issue: Rodong Sinmun Chinese President Xi Jinping said in an op-ed in North Korean state newspaper Rodong Sinmun on Wednesday that China supports North Korea's "correct di...
18:12, 06/18/2019

President Trump's global juggling act puts China, Iran, Venezuela and North Korea all in play Succeeding at any one of those challenges would be a major win. Score them all and President Trump's name would be written large in history books...
17:48, 05/18/2019

North Korea fires ‘projectiles’, South Korea says stop raising tensions SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired several “unidentified short-range projectiles” into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, prompting South ...
09:12, 05/04/2019

South Korea urges North Korea to hold another summit before Trump visit North Korea should hold another summit with South Korea ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul in coming days, South Korea's Special Re...
07:36, 06/19/2019

North Korea says time running out for fresh talks as U.S. envoy due in South Korea Time was running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive denuclearization talks, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Thursd...
02:00, 06/27/2019

South Korea Urges Restraint After Recent North Korea Missile Tests SINGAPORE — South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo on Saturday fended off calls to step up pressure on North Korea after it test-...
11:36, 06/01/2019

North Korea says nuclear talks at risk if U.S.-South Korea exercises go ahead The United States looks set to break a promise not to hold military exercises with South Korea, putting talks aimed at getting North Korea to abandon ...
09:24, 07/16/2019

North Korea fires several short-range missiles off its coast, South Korea says North Korea fired several short-range missiles toward the Sea of Japan on Saturday morning local time — the country’s first test launch in a year and ...
21:36, 05/03/2019

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 weap...
01:12, 07/11/2019

South Korea fires army commander for North Korea boat trespassing South Korea fired an army commander, saying the presence of a North Korean fishing boat that sailed in the South's territorial waters for 57 hours was...
09:00, 07/03/2019

North Korea fires short-range projectiles into the sea, South Korea's military says Experts say the country is stepping up pressure against the US after February’s failed nuclear summit in Bangkok North Korea has fired a number of sho...
23:36, 05/03/2019

North Korea fires 'projectiles', South Korea says stop raising tensions North Korea fired several "unidentified short-range projectiles" into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, prompting South Korea to call on its com...
13:48, 05/04/2019

Envoy says U.S. ready for 'constructive' talks with North Korea: South Korea A U.S. special envoy to North Korea said on Friday that Washington was ready to hold constructive talks with Pyongyang to follow through on a denuclea...
01:12, 06/28/2019

North Korea Warns U.S. to Quit Military Drills With South Korea Pyongyang said that troop exercises planned for next month could scuttle efforts to reopen talks and might prompt it to resume nuclear and missile tes...
09:36, 07/16/2019

South Korea: North Korea fires short-range projectiles North Korea fired numerous short-range projectiles into the East Sea Saturday, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said, amid stalled U.S. nuclear tal...
09:24, 05/04/2019

North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile, South Korea's military says North Korea fired an unidentified projectile on Thursday, according to the South Korean military, less than a week after leader Kim Jong Un oversaw th...
01:36, 05/09/2019

South Korea Vows to Quickly Send Aid to Drought-Hit North Korea (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea vowed Monday to move quickly on its plans to provide $8 million worth of humanitarian aid to North Korea whil...
03:36, 05/20/2019

The U.S. and North Korea Are in Talks to Set Up a Third Trump-Kim Summit, South Korea’s President Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korean and U.S. officials are holding “behind-the-scenes talks” to arrange a third summit between Presi...
02:24, 06/26/2019

South Korea: 'Complete denuclearization' of North Korea remains the goal South Korea's goal in the North Korean nuclear issue is none other than complete denuclearization, South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said ...
04:24, 07/03/2019

North Korea Has Fired Several Short-Range ‘Projectiles’ Into the Sea, South Korea Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Saturday fired several unidentified short-range projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast, the South ...
07:24, 05/04/2019

Trump has no plans to meet with North Korea's Kim during South Korea visit: senior U.S. official U.S. President Donald Trump has no plans to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un when he travels to South Korea over the weekend after attending ...
17:48, 06/24/2019

South Korea Urges North Korea Summit Before Donald Trump's Seoul Visit South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, while...
22:36, 06/19/2019

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 Asi...
21:36, 05/30/2019

North Korea says nuclear talks with U.S. at risk if South Korea military drills happen North Korea's Foreign Ministry said Washington's pattern of "unilaterally reneging on its commitments" was leading Pyongyang to reconsider its own com...
01:24, 07/17/2019

South Korea readies to tackle potential swine fever transmission from North Korea North Korea has confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever, prompting South Korea to guard against the possible spread of the animal disease in area...
01:00, 05/31/2019

South Korea: North Korea needs to offer bold measures for nuclear talks to resume North Korea should offer to take bold denuclearization measures to help resume the stalled negotiations with the United States, a special security adv...
23:12, 06/27/2019

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....
03:36, 06/19/2019

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 Kor...
01:48, 07/01/2019

North Korea fires short-range projectiles after failed nuclear summit: South Korea North Korea fired several short-range projectiles from its east coast on Saturday, South Korea's military said, as analysts said the country is steppi...
20:24, 05/03/2019

Trump to visit South Korea as Pompeo raises hope for new North Korea talks after letter U.S. President Donald Trump will visit South Korea this weekend after an exchange of letters with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un boosted hopes for ta...
12:12, 06/24/2019

North Korea's missile launch was a protest after failed Trump summit: South Korea's Moon South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday that North Korea's latest missile launch was probably a subdued protest against the United States...
07:36, 05/09/2019

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 packa...
03:36, 06/19/2019

Kim Yo Jong: North Korea open to inter-Korea cooperation Kim Yo Jong told South Korean officials North Korea is interested in continued inter-Korea cooperation as she delivered a letter of condolence from No...
08:24, 06/12/2019

US, North Korea In Behind-The-Scenes Talks Over Third Summit: South Korea The United States is in behind-the-scenes talks with North Korea over a possible third summit and has proposed working-level negotiations that have be...
01:36, 06/26/2019

North Korea has fired second projectile in five days, says South Korea Launch of unidentified object could spell danger for nuclear disarmament talksNorth Korea has fired at least one unidentified projectile from its west...
04:24, 05/09/2019

South Korea donates 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea South Korea has said it will make its largest food donation to the North since 2008, as an estimated 40% of North Koreans are undernourished. Much of ...
10:12, 06/19/2019

North Korea launches another unidentified projectile: South Korea SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Thursday fired at least one unidentified projectile from the country’s western area, South Korea’s mil...
02:12, 05/09/2019

South Korea urges North Korea summit before Trump Seoul visit, U.S. door 'wide open' South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, whi...
16:48, 06/19/2019

South Korea's Moon calls Japan claim of North Korea sanctions breach 'grave challenge' South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday Japan's reported accusations that South Korea has violated international sanctions by exporting bann...
00:36, 07/15/2019

Multi-million dollar projects can boost North Korea-U.S. nuclear talks: South Korea minister Inter-Korea commercial projects that can channel millions of dollars a year to Pyongyang may be used as leverage to boost talks on ending poor and iso...
20:36, 06/26/2019

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there was...
09:48, 05/31/2019

South Korea calls for 3rd U.S.-North Korea summit South Korea's Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul called Wednesday for a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong ...
01:48, 06/19/2019

Trump offers to meet North Korea's Kim; North says talks would be 'meaningful' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would like to see North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this weekend at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between...
05:00, 06/29/2019

| North Korea tells South to stop mediating between North, US North Korea said that South Korea must stop trying to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington, as it stepped up its pressure on the United States to ...
11:00, 06/27/2019

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties....
06:24, 06/30/2019

MLB power rankings: Twins hitters are on pace to shatter history With a huge lead in the AL Central, it doesn't look like anybody is going to stop the Minnesota Twins' offense.     ...
12:48, 06/17/2019

Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping became the first leader of his country to travel to Pyongyang in 14 years. The trip comes as he and Kim Jong Un seek to i...
00:36, 06/20/2019

Trump thanks North Korea’s Kim for not standing him up at DMZ ​WASHINGTON – President Trump thanked North Korea’s Kim Jong Un for not standing him up ​and meeting him Sunday in the demilitarized zone....
09:36, 06/30/2019

North Korea Says It Won’t Surrender to U.S.-Led Sanctions (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea said Wednesday it won’t surrender to U.S.-led sanctions and accused Washington of trying to “brin...
01:12, 06/26/2019

Trump Says North Korea's Kim Wants to Meet President Trump suggested North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is open to meeting Sunday afternoon at the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea,...
20:36, 06/29/2019

Third summit between US, North Korea in the works The United States and North Korea​ are involved in talks for a third summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un, seeking to jump-start negotiation...
16:12, 06/26/2019

U.S.-North Korea Talks Won't Go Anywhere Without Compromises President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s Sunday meeting brought an agreement to begin new working-level talks, but for any progress both ...
14:24, 07/01/2019

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 zon...
17:24, 06/28/2019

What to watch for at Kim-Xi summit in North Korea? From nuclear weapons to huge food aid shipments to a shared skepticism about the United States, Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader K...
04:12, 06/19/2019

North Carolina Dem candidate vows to 'get tough' with China - despite investing in company that outsourced to China A Democratic Congressional candidate trying to win a seat in September’s special election has promised to “get tough with China,” even as he invested ...
07:24, 05/28/2019

Student Deported From North Korea Says He’s ‘Pretty Obviously’ Not a Spy Alek Sigley, 29, an Australian who sometimes wrote about his life in Pyongyang, was accused of “systematically collecting information” for news media ...
10:00, 07/09/2019

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 stre...
01:36, 06/21/2019

U.S. wants North Korea freeze as beginning, not end, of denuclearization The United States would hope to see a freeze in the North Korean nuclear program as the start of a process of denuclearization, the State Department s...
23:12, 07/09/2019

Student arrested in North Korea tweets he's 'obviously' not a spy The Australian student who was arrested in North Korea has tweeted for the first time since being deported from the country to say that he is "obvious...
13:00, 07/09/2019

Report: North Korea executes envoy to US A South Korea paper citing an anonymous source said that Kim Hyok Chol was accused of being a US spy and killed. Several officials who also worked on ...
01:48, 05/31/2019

Trump says he sent North Korea's Kim friendly letter U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a "very friendly letter" in response to birthday greetings he recei...
10:48, 06/24/2019

North Korea says US extension of sanctions is 'hostile' act An unidentified North Korean foreign ministry spokesman called the move a "manifestation of the most extreme hostile acts" in a statement carried by t...
22:48, 06/25/2019

Trump Offers to Meet North Korea's Kim President Trump said he is willing to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea, even if just to “s...
18:12, 06/28/2019

Trump to meet North Korea's Kim on DMZ between the two Koreas U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet at the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas on Sunday, Trump and ...
23:48, 06/29/2019

Feature: Where North and South Korea Meet: On TV A popular show gives “defector beauties” a chance to tell stories from the North. It’s loud and gaudy — and changing the conversation about reunificat...
03:12, 05/08/2019

Trump says he will not allow CIA informants to spy on North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Trump's remarks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House represented a fresh attempt by the president to cozy up to theNorth Korean leader, a...
21:36, 06/11/2019

Factbox: The ups and downs since Trump first met North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time at a historic summit in Singapore on June 12 last year and there ha...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Trump says he will not meet with North Korea's Kim during G20 trip U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he will not meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during his trip to Asia for the G20 summit this we...
12:24, 06/26/2019

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 Presi...
09:00, 06/07/2019

New North Korea sanctions would tell Chinese banks: It's us or them A new round of sanctions targeting North Korea would force Chinese banks to choose between doing business with the United States and doing business wi...
18:12, 06/27/2019

Trump says he looks forward to meeting with North Korea's Kim soon U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he had a "great meeting" with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this weekend and he looks "forward to seeing ...
17:48, 07/01/2019

North Korea launches second projectile in less than a week For the second time in less than a week, North Korea launches suspected short-range missiles, according to South Korea's military.   &...
04:48, 05/09/2019

North Korea warns it is losing patience with US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he still believes North Korea "would like to make a deal" and left the door open for a third summit with Ki...
14:48, 06/05/2019

US Wants North Korea Freeze As Beginning, Not End, Of Denuclearisation The United States would hope to see a freeze in the North Korean nuclear programme as the start of a process of denuclearisation, the State Department...
08:12, 07/10/2019

Bribes help criminals get away with murder in North Korea Murderers could be going unpunished in North Korea where bribes are greasing the wheels of informal commerce, according to a new report from the Unite...
11:12, 05/28/2019

How North Korea’s Leader Gets His Luxury Cars Kim Jong-un parades around in Mercedes-Benzes and a Rolls-Royce, despite sanctions intended to keep North Korea from importing luxury goods. We tracke...
05:48, 07/16/2019

North Korea’s new missile has Russian fingerprints ‘all over’ it FILE – This May 4, 2019, file photo provided by the North Korean government shows a launch of a missile in the east coast of North Korea. Expe...
09:48, 05/10/2019

North Korea Wants Its Seized Ship Back North Korea demanded the return of a ship that the U.S. seized for allegedly violating sanctions, and accused the U.S. of breaching the “underlying sp...
04:24, 05/14/2019

North Korea: US should consider consequences of ship seizure North Korea’s U.N. ambassador says the Trump administration should consider the possible consequences its seizing of a North Korean cargo ship could h...
15:36, 05/21/2019

Still Have "Confidence" In North Korea's Kim Jong Un: Trump US President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to express his "confidence" in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un despite Pyongyang's recent weapons ...
23:48, 05/25/2019

North Korea says it won't resume talks unless US changes position North Korea says it will never resume nuclear talks with the U.S. unless the Trump administration modifies its position on unilateral demands for disa...
04:00, 05/24/2019

North Korea says talks won’t resume unless US changes position SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves ...
06:36, 05/24/2019

Here’s How North Korea Gets Luxury Goods Despite Sanctions A new report which maps out how North Korea obtains luxury goods says that the country obtains the items through sophisticated networks, despite sanct...
03:00, 07/17/2019

Switzerland becomes No. 1 donor of foreign aid to North Korea Switzerland is emerging as the No. 1 donor of humanitarian assistance to North Korea as concerns grow over the deteriorating food situation in the iso...
11:48, 05/22/2019

North Korea says no more talks on denuclearization until U.S. changes stance North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what Pyongy...
07:24, 05/24/2019

South Korea to donate $8M in humanitarian aid to North The South Korean government has decided to send $8 million in humanitarian aid to North Korea, days after Pyongyang claimed the country is experiencin...
06:36, 05/17/2019

North Korea Says No More Nuclear Talks Unless US Changes Stance North Korea said on Friday its deadlocked nuclear talks with Washington "will never be resumed" unless the US adopts a new approach, again blaming it ...
19:00, 05/24/2019

Asia stocks decline as US-China trade war heats up China announced on Monday that it will raise tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods, beginning on June 1. The latest development from Beijing come...
17:24, 05/13/2019

12 straight days of tornadoes shatter record, leave heartland storm-weary If it feels like it's been a long month of severe weather, particularly in the Midwest where tornadoes have become a daily occurrence, it's because th...
14:12, 05/29/2019

Xi heads to North Korea to break cycle of mistrust Chinese President Xi Jinping is in Pyongyang on Thursday for talks with Kim Jong Un, part of a two-day state visit to North Korea that's the first by ...
14:48, 06/20/2019

U.S., North Korea in behind-the-scenes talks over third summit, Moon says The United States is in behind-the-scenes talks with North Korea over a possible third summit and has proposed working-level negotiations that have be...
01:12, 06/26/2019

Trump lands at DMZ ahead of meeting with North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump arrived at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas on Sunday ahead of his meeting with North Korean leader ...
23:48, 06/29/2019

Australian student released from detention in North Korea Australia's prime minister said Alek Sigley was "safe and well" after being released from North Korea. It was the first time an official confirmed the...
04:36, 07/04/2019

North Korea, US in talks for 3rd Trump-Kim summit, Seoul says North Korean and U.S. officials are holding "behind-the-scenes talks" to arrange a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader...
07:48, 06/26/2019

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 Unit...
10:36, 06/04/2019

North Korea urges UN chief to act against US ship seizure North Korea is denouncing the United States as "a gangster country" for recently seizing one of its cargo ships and is calling on U.N. Secretary-Gener...
14:24, 05/20/2019

North Korea tests new missile _ and Trump’s resolve TOKYO (AP) — North Korea appears to have tested a new short-range missile — and President Donald Trump’s resolve to keep it from doing more of t...
01:48, 05/06/2019

North Korea says US is ‘hell-bent on hostile acts’ Just days after President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to resume denuclearization talks, Pyongyang’s UN delegation accused the US ...
06:00, 07/04/2019

How Fox News changed its tune on covering North Korea CNN's Brian Stelter looks at how Fox News' coverage of North Korea, and meeting with its leader Kim Jong Un, has changed during the Trump presidency....
01:24, 07/02/2019

Moon: Discussions for another U.S.-North Korea summit are in the works South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday negotiations between the United States and North Korea for a third summit have been ongoing behind t...
06:24, 06/26/2019

US and North Korea in talks to set up third Trump-Kim summit, Seoul says It comes four months after a second meeting between the leaders in Hanoi collapsed without any agreement.        ...
04:24, 06/26/2019

North Korea warns it may start testing missiles again North Korea warned the US that breaking its promise and holding military exercises with South Korea next month would jeopardize nuclear talks and coul...
09:24, 07/16/2019

Trump heads for historic DMZ meeting with North Korea’s Kim SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump is on his way to the Korean Demilitarized Zone for a historic meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jo...
23:00, 06/29/2019

North Korea's New Weapon Likely to Better Evade Missile Defense The short-range missiles tested by North Korea could strike much of South Korea and may be able to carry a nuclear warhead, providing Pyongyang with e...
08:48, 05/10/2019

Xi Jinping to make first official visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in North Korea on Thursday for a two-day state visit, his first official trip to the country since he came to...
08:12, 06/17/2019

The Australian Student Detained in North Korea Has Been Released (CANBERRA, Australia) — An Australian student released after a week in detention in North Korea described his condition to reporters in Beijing ...
08:12, 07/04/2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit North Korea Xi Jinping is set to become the first Chinese president to travel to North Korea in 14 years. The visit comes as denuclearization talks between North ...
07:36, 06/17/2019

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this m...
15:00, 05/26/2019

North Korea tests new missile - and Trump’s resolve North Korea’s test of what appears to be short-range ballistic missile wasn’t a direct threat to the United States, but experts warn it could be an om...
05:00, 05/06/2019

North Korea Fires Insults at U.S., Spares Trump A year after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s historic first meeting with President Trump, his government is once again hurling insults at the U.S.—w...
08:48, 06/15/2019

Pentagon suspends war remains effort with North Korea WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it has suspended its efforts to arrange negotiations with North Korea on recovering additional remains of U.S. ser...
09:36, 05/08/2019

Trump publicly opposes using CIA informants against North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump took a public stance against the use of CIA informants to spy on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday, saying it wou...
16:36, 06/11/2019

| WATCH: Trump steps into North Korea, in historic first Donald Trump stepped onto North Korean soil as he met Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the peninsula, in a symbolic d...
05:36, 06/30/2019

North Korea says it’s fighting swine fever with quarantine SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it’s actively fighting the spread of highly contagious African swine fever weeks after it reported an...
19:48, 06/11/2019

Trump becomes first sitting U.S. leader to enter North Korea “I was proud to step over the line,” Trump told Kim as they met in on the South Korean side of the truce village of Panmunjom. “It is a great day for ...
06:12, 06/30/2019

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 Ko...
16:00, 05/21/2019

North Korea U.N. envoy slams U.S. for seized ship North Korea accused the United States of violating international law on Tuesday at the United Nations during an unprecedented press conference deliver...
16:36, 05/21/2019

North Korea calls Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over Kim criticism SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a “fool of low IQ” and an “imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a hu...
21:12, 05/21/2019

North Korea: Trump tries to undermine peace with sanctions Three days after the U.S. and North Korean leaders held a historic third meeting, North Korea’s U.N. Mission accused the Trump administration Wednesda...
18:12, 07/03/2019

Trump says he received a 'beautiful' letter from North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump cozied up anew to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday, praising a "beautiful" letter he received from Kim and appea...
14:24, 06/11/2019

Trump becomes first sitting president to set 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 m...
04:48, 06/30/2019

North Korea cuts rations to record low after bad harvest, U.N. says North Korea has cut food rations to 300 grams a day -- less than 11 ounces -- the lowest ever for this time of year, and further cuts are likely after...
05:00, 05/03/2019

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 dev...
03:00, 06/21/2019

Australian Student Detained in North Korea Is Freed An Australian student who was detained in North Korea for more than a week has been set free, a move that Prime Minister Scott Morrison said was a vic...
01:36, 07/04/2019

Japan PM Abe: Agree with Trump that North Korea must denuclearize Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed completely on the need for North Korea to promptly denuclea...
08:12, 05/06/2019

Australian student released from North Korea says he's 'very good' An Australian student who was detained in North Korea has been released and safely left the country, traveling to China where he told reporters on Thu...
01:36, 07/04/2019

Trump meets with Kim, crosses border into North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the third time on Sunday amid hopes for new talks at ending North Korea's nuc...
03:24, 06/30/2019

Pentagon, North Korea cut off talks for return of US war dead The US Department of Defense has suspended negotiations with North Korea for the repatriation of the remains of American soldiers killed in the Korean...
13:00, 05/08/2019

Trump crosses DMZ to meet with Kim Jong Un in North Korea President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un shook hands during a historic meeting Sunday at the demilitarized zone that divides the Korean p...
04:48, 06/30/2019

Bolton Says North Korea Missile Tests Broke U.N. Ban North Korea violated United Nations’ restrictions by testing ballistic missiles recently, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said, breaking wi...
17:48, 05/25/2019

North Korea: Fake news on both sides is the norm Stories of the secretive state captivate media and audiences alike. But often the stories are only half true, sometimes outright false — especially th...
01:36, 06/04/2019

Missing Australian student released by North Korea Alek Sigley, the 29-year-old Australian who went missing in North Korea last week, has been released and safely arrived in China on Thursday afternoon...
01:48, 07/04/2019

South Korean man defects to North Korea, Pyongyang says The son of South Korean politicians who defected to North Korea in 1986 arrived in Pyongyang for resettlement, according to a North Korean propaganda ...
10:48, 07/07/2019

North Korea Says It’s Suffering Worst Drought In Nearly 40 Years (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea says it is suffering its worst drought in nearly four decades amid concern about a food crisis in the country...
04:00, 05/15/2019

North Korea’s New Missiles Look an Awful Lot Like Russia’s, Experts Say (TOKYO) — The three new missiles North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has tested over the past week are eerily familiar to military experts: They loo...
20:36, 05/10/2019

Trump's North Korea diplomacy looks troubled. It may not mean war North Korea's missile tests and military preparedness show that Trump's diplomacy isn't working, analyst say.     ...
14:48, 05/10/2019

S. Korea urges restraint after North’s missile test SINGAPORE (AP) — South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo is fending off calls to step up pressure on North Korea after it test-fired mis...
03:48, 06/01/2019

Trump Says Confident North Korea's Kim Won't "Break Promise" US President Donald Trump voiced confidence Saturday that North Korea's Kim Jong Un would not "break his promise," after South Korea said Pyongyang ha...
08:24, 05/04/2019

Xi heads to North Korea as fate of US nuclear deal still up in the air More than 15 months after Kim Jong Un traveled to Beijing and invited the Chinese President to visit Pyongyang, Xi Jinping is finally heading to the N...
03:12, 06/19/2019

North Korea describes US impounding of vessel as 'robbery' North Korea has reacted sternly to last week's announcement that one of its cargo ships had been seized by the US. The seizure was described as "robbe...
09:36, 05/14/2019

Australia Is Looking Into Reports That One of Its Citizens Has Been Detained in North Korea CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government said Thursday it was “urgently seeking clarification” on reports that an Austra...
02:48, 06/27/2019

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 b...
16:48, 06/12/2019

North Korea launches 'two short-range missiles' North Korea launched two suspected "short-range missiles" on Thursday, adding yet another complication into Pyongyang's stalled negotiations with the ...
23:00, 05/09/2019

US Should Keep Promise To Pay North Korea For Student's Release: Ex-Envoy The former US diplomat who secured the release from North Korea of American Otto Warmbier said on Monday Washington should honour its pledge to pay Py...
01:24, 04/30/2019

Australian Student Reportedly Detained in North Korea Australian officials are urgently seeking information about an Australian man in North Korea following reports he had been detained by authorities in ...
03:24, 06/27/2019

Pompeo looking into reports that North Korea executed envoy to the U.S. North Korea has previously executed scapegoats to atone for high-profile political flops, and the most recent summit between leader Kim Jong Un and Pr...
07:24, 05/31/2019

North Korea fires several short-range projectiles into sea SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired several unidentified short-range projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast on Saturday, the South Korean J...
18:36, 05/04/2019

North Korea Says Freed Australian Student Had Been Spying North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spyin...
23:00, 07/06/2019

North Korea tests short-range missile North Korea fired an unidentified short-range missile Saturday morning from the country's eastern coast, the South Korean Defense Ministry confirmed t...
05:00, 05/04/2019

Trump says U.S. paid no money to North Korea over Warmbier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said the United States did not pay any money to North Korea as it sought the release of Otto Warmbier, a day aft...
05:47, 04/28/2019

U.S. tells North Korea: free political prisoners The United States called on North Korea on Thursday to dismantle camps estimated to be holding tens of thousands of political prisoners, while Pyongya...
10:12, 05/09/2019

S. Korea allows businesspeople to visit North factory park SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will allow its businesspeople to visit their factories at an industrial park in North Korea that was shu...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Experts see Russia fingerprints on North Korea’s new missile TOKYO (AP) — The three new missiles North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has tested over the past week are eerily familiar to military experts: They look j...
01:00, 05/10/2019

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy seen with Kim Jong Un: KCNA North Korea's former top nuclear envoy, Kim Yong Chol, accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to an art performance, state news agency KCNA said on Monday, si...
00:24, 06/03/2019

Trump offers to meet North Korea's Kim at DMZ this weekend U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would like to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this weekend at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) on the...
19:48, 06/28/2019

Australia welcomes help to find man missing in North Korea Australia’s prime minister says he remains concerned for an Australian student who is uncontactable in North Korea and has been offered international ...
01:00, 06/28/2019

North Korea: Released Australian Student Was Spying SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that an Australian student who it detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and en...
12:24, 07/06/2019

Australian Student Is Missing in North Korea, His Family Says The family said that it had not heard in days from Alek Sigley, 29, who has offered a close look at his life inside the reclusive North on social medi...
01:12, 06/27/2019

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy reportedly seen with Kim Jong Un North Korean senior official and former top nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol reportedly accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to a Sunday art performance signalin...
21:36, 06/02/2019

North Korea: Kim Jong Un satisfied over weapons test Both Koreas have shied away from describing the weapons test as a "missile launch." Nonethless, Kim Jong Un was reportedly very happy with his latest ...
23:24, 05/04/2019

In New Talks, U.S. May Accept Nuclear Freeze by North Korea The idea taking shape inside the Trump administration would amount to negotiating a nuclear freeze that essentially enshrines the status quo, tacitly ...
20:48, 06/30/2019

North Korea denies reports of behind-the-scenes talks with US A top official at North Korea's Foreign Ministry has accused South Korean President Moon Jae-in of lying about back channel talks between Pyongyang an...
05:12, 06/27/2019

Eye On China, US Seeks $30 Million For South Asia Security Project With an eye on countering increasing Chinese influence in key South Asian countries, the Trump administration has sought $30 million for what it has d...
15:24, 06/12/2019

Stocks in Asia Pacific decline; China's official PMI comes in below expectations The U.S. and China are set to resume trade talks later on Tuesday. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in an interview negotiations between th...
19:00, 04/29/2019

A Spy Case Exposes China's Power Play in Central Asia Kazakhstan’s arrest of a former Soviet KGB agent accused of passing classified documents to Chinese agents comes as its leaders struggle to balance a ...
10:00, 07/10/2019

Asia markets set to decline amid US-China trade jitters Shares in Asia were poised to decline at the open on Wednesday as investors continued to digest U.S.-China trade developments that sent U.S. stocks tu...
17:00, 05/07/2019

U.S. Will Face China's Behavior in Asia Directly, Defense Secretary Says In his first major public appearance in Asia, acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the U.S. would no longer “ignore Chinese behavior” in the Asi...
09:24, 06/01/2019

Asia markets slide amid US-China trade jitters Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Wednesday that a trip to Beijing to resume trade negotiations has not been scheduled yet, reducing hope...
18:12, 05/22/2019

U.S. won't 'tiptoe' around China with Asia stability at threat: defense chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behavior in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South Chi...
00:24, 06/01/2019

Won't Tiptoe Around China With Asia Stability At Threat: US Defence Chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behaviour in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South Ch...
23:12, 05/31/2019

Minnesota Twins slug eight more home runs, on pace to shatter MLB single-season record Led by a pair of homers from Jonathan Schoop and Miguel Sano, the surprising slugging leaders crush Angels and now own MLB's best record.  ...
21:12, 05/23/2019

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...
13:36, 05/24/2019

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environment...
11:48, 05/22/2019

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 ...
17:36, 06/30/2019

North Korea Calls Joe Biden a ‘Fool of Low I.Q.’ for Criticizing Kim Jong Un (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a “fool of low IQ” and an “imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a...
23:48, 05/21/2019

North Korea derides US presidential candidate Joe Biden as a 'fool of low IQ' North Korean state media has launched a stinging attack on the former United States vice president and current presidential candidate, Joe Biden, mock...
17:36, 05/22/2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping Meets Kim Jong Un In North Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping to Pyongyang on Thursday on a historic visit to burnish an uneasy alliance, with...
10:12, 06/20/2019

North Korea has been testing ballistic missiles. So why won’t Trump use the B word? Washington and Seoul seem determined to downplay Pyongyang’s missile tests, calling them “short-range” rather than “ballistic.” The distinction is imp...
05:12, 05/24/2019

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 count...
08:00, 07/14/2019

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 le...
14:36, 06/30/2019

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...
03:48, 05/24/2019

The Quick Read About… President Xi Jinping’s Trip to North Korea What Happened This Week: As anticipation builds for the G-20 meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump next week in J...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Democratic candidates dump on Trump over North Korea meeting U.S. candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean ...
13:12, 06/30/2019

Report: U.S. open to negotiation over Wise Honest with North Korea The United States and North Korea could be willing to negotiate an exchange of detained ships to resolve tensions following the U.S. seizure of the Wi...
18:48, 06/19/2019

North Korea calls Joe Biden a ‘Philistine’ in latest invective North Korea is condemning former Vice President Joe Biden and accusing the "low IQ" Democratic presidential candidate of "disgraceful behavior" around...
11:48, 05/22/2019

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 leverag...
06:24, 06/23/2019

North Korea says time running out for fresh U.S. talks: KCNA The United States should take action to present a new strategy to revive denuclearization talks, a North Korean diplomat in charge of U.S. affairs sai...
20:36, 06/26/2019

North Korea Urges the South to Stop Mediating Between It and Washington SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Thursday South Korea must stop trying to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington.The North’s F...
20:48, 06/26/2019

US Says "Aware" Of North Korea Actions On Missile Launch, Will "Monitor" The United States is watching North Korea's actions after the South Korean military said Pyongyang had launched short-range missiles into the sea on S...
04:24, 05/04/2019

North Korea Demanded $2 Million Before Releasing Comatose U.S. Student The bill for the medical care of Otto F. Warmbier, who was in a coma while being detained, was passed to the Treasury Department, but it is unclear if...
05:49, 04/28/2019

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 s...
00:48, 06/23/2019

North Korea says time running out for talks as U.S. envoy due in South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive denuclearization talks, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Thursda...
04:36, 06/27/2019

Trump says Kim Jong Un 'knows that I am with him' after North Korea launches unidentified projectiles President Donald Trump said Saturday that a deal with North Korea 'will happen' and Kim 'does not want to break his promise to me.'...
12:36, 05/04/2019

North Korea demands return of cargo ship seized by US North Korea has called the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship involved in banned coal exports an "unlawful robbery" and demanded the ship to be...
01:24, 05/14/2019

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...
02:00, 06/29/2019

North Korea Says Time Running Out For Talks As US Envoy Due In South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive denuclearisation talks, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Thursda...
14:48, 06/27/2019

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 ...
15:48, 06/27/2019

Australia says no word yet on student reported detained in North Korea Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday Canberra has yet to establish the whereabouts of an Australian man missing in North Korea for ...
20:48, 06/27/2019

Pompeo says North Korea talks will continue despite missile tests ​​WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said ​despite North Korea test-firing several missiles the US will continue to work toward denucle...
13:12, 05/05/2019

North and South Korea to meet in 2022 World Cup qualifiers North Korea and South Korea have been drawn together in an Asian qualifying group for soccer's 2022 World Cup      ...
07:12, 07/17/2019

Australia desperately seeking whereabouts of student in North Korea Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday Canberra has yet to establish the whereabouts of an Australian man missing in North Korea for ...
01:12, 06/28/2019

Eric Talmadge, AP's North Korea bureau chief, dead at 57 Eric Talmadge, who as North Korea bureau chief for The Associated Press tenaciously chronicled life and politics in one of the world's least-understoo...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Trump says he and North Korea's Kim had 'good relationship'; hopes to say hello at DMZ visit U.S. President Donald Trump said he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had "a good feeling" and "a good relationship" and he hoped to meet him at the...
20:12, 06/29/2019

Australian government seeks information about man detained in North Korea Australia's foreign affairs department said on Thursday it was seeking urgent clarification of media reports that an Australian man had been detained ...
18:00, 06/26/2019

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 Sunda...
11:48, 06/23/2019

After surprise Trump-Kim meeting, U.S. and North Korea to reopen talks U.S. President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea on Sunday when he met its leader, Kim Jong Un, in the D...
05:12, 06/30/2019

North Korea missile launches test Trump’s resolve North Korea appears to have tested a new short-range missile - and President Donald Trump's resolve to keep it from doing more of the same in the futu...
09:24, 05/06/2019

Defectors call for tourists to steer clear of North Korea Critics say Pyongyang only wants to indoctrinate visitors and take their hard cash, but travel firms argue that enabling North Koreans to interact wit...
10:00, 06/24/2019

North Korea Envoy Warns U.S. Over ‘Outrageous’ Ship Seizure After calling the United States “a gangster country” in a letter to the United Nations secretary general, the North’s ambassador to the world body hel...
13:12, 05/21/2019

Donald Trump Says He Sent North Korea's Kim Jong Un Friendly Letter U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a "very friendly letter" in response to birthday greetings he recei...
16:12, 06/24/2019

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...
20:12, 07/15/2019

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 nom...
00:48, 05/21/2019

Otto Warmbier’s mom calls diplomacy with North Korea a ‘charade’ The mother of Otto Warmbier, the college student who died shortly after being returned to the US from North Korea, on Friday called the country a “can...
12:48, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Trump defends meeting, North Korea efforts SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 1:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is defending his de...
23:00, 06/29/2019

North Korea faces food crisis after poor harvest, U.N. says Four in ten North Koreans are chronically short of food and further cuts to already minimal rations are expected after the worst harvest in a decade, ...
16:24, 05/03/2019

Trump says he will meet North Korea's Kim Jong-un at demilitarised zone US president says ‘I want to say hello’ to North Korean leader and the two ‘have a very good relationship’Donald Trump will travel to the demilitarise...
21:36, 06/29/2019

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 ob...
10:12, 07/16/2019

North Korea Fires Unidentified Short-Range Weapon North Korea fired a type of short-range weapon off the country’s east coast on Saturday morning, according to South Korea’s Defense Ministry, the late...
20:36, 05/03/2019

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...
20:12, 06/29/2019

Australia Welcomes Help to Find Student Missing in North Korea (CANBERRA, Australia) — Australia’s prime minister said he has discussed the disappearance of an Australian student in North Korea with ot...
06:36, 06/28/2019

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...
12:00, 07/06/2019

Rare black bear seen in no-go zone between North and South Korea Find shows ecological value of demilitarised zone after decades cut off from humansWhen an unmanned camera captured movement inside the demilitarised ...
07:00, 05/10/2019

North Korea says missile test was defensive, criticizes Seoul SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Thursday described its firing of rocket artillery and an apparent short-range ballistic missile over the weekend a...
22:00, 05/08/2019

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 ...
02:36, 07/04/2019

| North Korea criticises Pompeo over comments on nuke talks A senior North Korean diplomat has accused US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of making "foolish and dangerous" comments, after Pompeo said Washington...
02:36, 05/01/2019

UN reveals rights abuse at thriving markets in North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A U.N. report says North Koreans working in hundreds of capitalistic-style markets are often abused and forced to engage in ...
03:12, 05/28/2019

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 g...
05:12, 07/12/2019

North Korea claims U.S. has declared ‘state of emergency’ over Huawei North Korea criticized the Trump administration's "America first" policy and claimed the United States is trying to put an end to China's economic gro...
07:12, 06/09/2019

North Korea hackers ‘Venus-121’ behind attack on activists, firm says A South Korean cybersecurity firm has identified a North Korea hacking group that recently launched a spear-phishing attack while impersonating employ...
08:24, 05/01/2019

'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 h...
05:12, 05/27/2019

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 i...
16:36, 06/11/2019

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 ...
11:12, 05/28/2019

North Korea calls Bolton 'war monger' over missile comment North Korea has called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a "war monger" and "defective human product" after he called the North's recent test...
23:36, 05/26/2019

The Latest: Trump, Abe hold talks on North Korea, trade TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 11:20 a.m. President Donald Trump says he has a good feeli...
22:48, 05/26/2019

A year after Singapore, little change seen in U.S.-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 i...
01:12, 06/12/2019

North Korea fires unidentified projectile: South's military North Korea fired an unidentified projectile on Thursday, the South's military said, less than a week after its leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test-fi...
03:48, 05/09/2019

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...
11:48, 05/27/2019

Family says they have not heard from Australian man reportedly held in North Korea The family of an Australian student reportedly detained in North Korea said on Thursday they had not heard from him for several days and the Australia...
02:00, 06/27/2019

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-han...
12:00, 07/06/2019

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....
07:00, 06/03/2019

North Korea launches second round of missiles in less than a week, South says North Korea fired two suspected short-range missiles on Thursday, South Korea's military said, its second weapons launch in five days and a possible w...
11:24, 05/09/2019

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 "spyin...
12:48, 07/06/2019

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...
08:00, 07/11/2019

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 med...
14:12, 07/06/2019

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 s...
11:12, 06/04/2019

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy seen with Kim Jong Un on Sunday: KCNA North Korean senior official and former top nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to a Sunday art performance, state media KCNA s...
18:00, 06/02/2019

North Korea Threatens the South Over Its Purchase of U.S. Stealth Fighters North Korea threatened to “completely destroy” lethal weapons placed in South Korea, in an angry response to the planned mid-July delivery of two U.S....
05:48, 07/11/2019

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...
01:48, 06/01/2019

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 w...
14:36, 06/05/2019

| US halts programme to return remains of war dead from North Korea The Pentagon says it has suspended a joint effort with North Korea to recover the remains of US servicemen after Pyongyang stopped communicating in th...
05:36, 05/09/2019

Trump to visit South Korea in June for talks on North President Donald Trump will travel to South Korea in June for talks on the North Korean nuclear program, three months after a failed summit with North...
14:24, 05/15/2019

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 al...
00:24, 06/01/2019

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...
06:12, 06/12/2019

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 prod...
22:48, 05/26/2019

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, ...
12:12, 06/12/2019

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 histo...
00:36, 06/17/2019

State media say Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to North Korea this week. State broadcaster CCTV said in its eveni...
06:48, 06/17/2019

U.S. will stick to diplomacy on North Korea: acting Pentagon chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Thursday that the United States would stick to diplomacy on North Korea even after Pyongyang fi...
15:00, 05/09/2019

Trading in North Korea markets ‘risky business’, defectors say Markets have rapidly expanded in North Korea but working on the boundaries of the regime's laws is a high-risk business, a group of women defectors sa...
18:24, 04/29/2019

White House says Trump, North Korea agree Biden is ‘low IQ’ President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un don’t always see eye-to-eye but they both agree that Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Bid...
13:12, 05/26/2019

Pyongyang Soju selected national beverage of North Korea Kim Jong Un has designated a beverage that embodies the "innocent and tender hearts" of the North Korean people as the national liquor of North Korea....
11:00, 06/18/2019

North Korea missile test violated U.N. resolutions, says Japan North Korea's latest missile launch violated United Nations resolutions calling for a halt to such ballistic weapons tests, a spokesman for Japan's go...
01:24, 05/10/2019

"Nobody's Happy" About North Korea Missile Launch, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said that "nobody's happy" after North Korea raised the pressure over the future of their deadlocked nuclear negotiations by...
04:36, 05/10/2019

Plan for a Xi-Kim Summit Boosts North Korea-Linked Stocks Shares in Chinese construction and travel groups rose ahead of a visit by President Xi Jinping to North Korea, on hopes of closer economic ties betwee...
04:48, 06/18/2019

GOP senator breaks with Trump over North Korea missile tests A Republican member of the Senate Armed Services committee on Sunday broke with the White House over North Korea’s recent missile launches after...
13:12, 05/26/2019

Xi supports North Korea's direction on issues ahead of visit Chinese President Xi Jinping says North Korea is taking the "right direction" by politically resolving issues on the Korean Peninsula in a rare op-ed ...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Finnish NGO quits operations in North Korea amid sanctions A Finnish non-governmental organization has decided to end its humanitarian project in North Korea due to restrictions from international sanctions, a...
06:48, 06/13/2019

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....
20:12, 07/12/2019

US should pay North Korea hospital bill for Otto Warmbier, ex-envoy says The former U.S. diplomat who secured the release from North Korea of American Otto Warmbier said on Monday Washington should honor its pledge to pay P...
19:00, 04/29/2019

Trump brushes off North Korea's launch of 'some small weapons' President says recent missile tests bother some people, but not him, and praises regime for calling Joe Biden ‘a fool of low IQ’Donald Trump has dismi...
19:36, 05/25/2019

Thae Yong-ho: North Korea has no intention to completely denuclearize A defector who fled Pyongyang's embassy in London said U.S.-North Korea nuclear negotiations can be understood as negotiations between nuclear weapon ...
18:36, 07/02/2019

Split Emerges in Administration 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 denucleari...
17:00, 07/01/2019

Trump says not disturbed that North Korea has 'fired off some small weapons' U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed concerns about recent missile launches from North Korea and said he was confident that the country's l...
22:24, 05/25/2019

Kim Jong Un wants American basketball players to visit North Korea At least it’s one way he’s on the ball! North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un begged the US to send a team of “famous basketball pl...
12:48, 05/10/2019

In Japan, Trump says he's unfazed by North Korea missile launches Ahead of a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Donald Trump has dismissed recent missile tests in nearby North Korea. He later ...
11:00, 05/26/2019

North Korea accuses U.S. of 'evil ambition,' says use of strength not a U.S. monopoly North Korea on Wednesday accused the United States of showing bad faith in negotiations by conducting nuclear and missile tests and military drills as...
18:12, 05/29/2019

UN chief welcomes possibility of resumed talks between US and North Korea As the clicking of cameras and flash of lightbulbs captured on Sunday the first sitting United States President to set foot inside North Korea, Secret...
09:00, 07/01/2019

Seoul: 2 North Korean fishermen defect to South Korea South Korea says two of four North Korean fishermen who were rescued off a boat drifting in South Korean waters will remain in the country after expre...
00:48, 06/18/2019

Asia markets mostly decline as investors worry over US-China trade tensions Asia Pacific markets were mostly in negative territory on Friday morning as investors remained worried over trade tensions between the United States a...
20:48, 05/23/2019

In Asia, Pentagon seeks to separate China military talks from trade war Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Wednesday that tense trade negotiations between China and the United States should be treated s...
09:36, 05/29/2019

Asia stocks edge up; China's June exports fall less than expected China's dollar-denominated exports fell 1.3% in June from a year ago while imports fell 7.3% in the same period, the country's customs depar...
02:12, 07/12/2019

Asia stocks sag ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks sagged on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the econom...
00:12, 06/14/2019

China, U.S. defense chiefs hold talks at Asia security summit Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan held talks on Friday at an Asia security summit in Singapore, a...
05:24, 05/31/2019

Australia seeks urgent clarification of reports man detained in North Korea Australia's foreign affairs department said on Thursday it was seeking urgent clarification of media reports that an Australian man who was reported m...
20:36, 06/26/2019

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...
23:12, 06/27/2019

'Missiles like these will start the war': North Korea tests showcase growing capability North Korea's second missile test on Thursday signals it is serious about developing new, short-range weapons that could be used early and effectively...
01:24, 05/10/2019

Australian student missing in North Korea, Canberra seeking information Alex Sigley, studying for a masters in Korean literature in Pyongyang, is only one of handful of Westerners studying in the country. Austraia called r...
22:36, 06/26/2019

'Purged' North Korea Official, Thought To Be In Labour Camp, Re-Appears A senior North Korean official reportedly purged after talks collapsed between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared at an arts pe...
21:36, 06/02/2019

Pentagon confirms North Korea launched multiple ballistic missiles The U.S. Defense Department said launches by North Korea earlier on Thursday consisted of multiple ballistic missiles that flew in excess of 300 km (1...
16:36, 05/09/2019

Australia says no progress in finding student feared detained in North Korea Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday Canberra has yet to establish the whereabouts of an Australian man missing in North Korea for ...
19:12, 06/27/2019

North Korea's Kim orders stronger strike power; U.S. still open to talks The leader of North Korea ordered its military to boost its strike capability as he directed another missile firing, state media said on Friday, as te...
03:00, 05/10/2019

North Korea calls Bolton 'warmonger' after comment on missile tests North Korea called John Bolton a "warmonger" Monday after the White House national security adviser said the recent ballistic missile tests by the reg...
14:48, 05/27/2019

US Seizes North Korea Cargo Ship Accused Of Violating Sanctions The United States on Thursday announced the seizure of a North Korean cargo ship for violating international sanctions, boosting pressure on Pyongyang...
04:36, 05/10/2019

Pompeo insists North Korea nuclear deal still possible despite weapons test Secretary of state echoes the president, saying ‘there’s opportunity to get a negotiated outcome’ on a denuclearization dealSecretary of State Mike Po...
19:24, 05/05/2019

Seoul: North Korea confirms African swine fever outbreak SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea is scrambling to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North...
01:12, 05/31/2019

North Korea "Executed" Envoy, 4 Others 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 Donal...
13:36, 05/31/2019

North Korea: spring drought deepens concerns over food shortages State media says rainfall was at record lows for the first five months of the year as experts blame climate changeFears are growing for young children...
02:12, 05/14/2019

New North Korea Concerns Flare as Trump’s Signature Diplomacy Wilts Two missile tests, the seizure of a North Korean ship and the public revelation of a weapons base signaled that efforts of a U.S. rapprochement with P...
20:24, 05/09/2019

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....
19:48, 05/28/2019

Ship Seizure By US Violates Spirit Of Trump-Kim Summit, Says North Korea North Korea said on Tuesday the seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United States was an illegal act that violated the spirit of a summit between...
14:00, 05/14/2019

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 w...
11:12, 05/28/2019

North Korea executes envoy in a purge after failed U.S. summit: media North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leade...
03:36, 05/31/2019

South Koreans get 5G service in 'scariest place' on North Korea border South Korean mobile carrier KT Corp said on Thursday it launched 5G services in one of the world's most heavily armed border zones separating the two ...
02:24, 06/27/2019

North Korea calls US ship seizure a ‘robbery,’ demands its return North Korea on Tuesday said the seizure of one of its cargo ships by the U.S. for violating sanctions was a “robbery” that violated the “f...
00:36, 05/14/2019

North Korea says ship seizure by U.S. violates spirit of Trump-Kim summit North Korea said on Tuesday the seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United States was an illegal act that violated the spirit of a summit pact be...
23:00, 05/13/2019

"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...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Sen. Barrasso throws support behind Trump's handling of Iran, North Korea Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., a member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, expressed his support for President Trump’s handling of Iran and No...
14:24, 05/09/2019

Defense ministry calls on North Korea to halt raising tensions South Korea's defense ministry called on North Korea Tuesday to stop escalating military tensions on the Korean peninsula, expressing concern over Pyo...
00:36, 05/07/2019

North Korea Warns US Over Seized Ship At Rare UN News Conference North Korea stepped up its campaign on Tuesday for the United States to return a seized cargo ship belonging to Pyongyang, warning Washington that it ...
23:36, 05/21/2019

North Korea’s Kim receives ‘excellent letter’ from Trump, state media says Earlier this month, President Trump said he got a “beautiful letter” from Kim Jong Un that broke the silence between the two men after a February summ...
06:36, 06/23/2019

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 sta...
11:36, 06/23/2019

Trump says will work with Japan's Abe to bring abductees home from North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would work with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to bring home Japanese citizens who were kidnapped by...
01:24, 05/27/2019

US briefing: Mueller report evidence, North Korea and Bannon's return Tuesday’s top story: Watergate witness calls special counsel’s report a ‘road map’ to investigating Trump. Plus, Warriors keep NBA hopes alive with Ga...
09:00, 06/11/2019

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 su...
22:00, 06/10/2019

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 fo...
20:12, 06/23/2019

Reporter's Notebook: North Korea's UN ambassador silent about Otto Warmbier When we saw Kim Jong Un's ambassador to the United Nations, Kim Song, leaving the U.N. Secretariat building, I thought that his sudden appearance pres...
14:48, 05/08/2019

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, ...
14:48, 06/12/2019

| 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...
02:12, 05/22/2019

Trump appears to contradict Bolton on North Korea, expresses ‘confidence’ in Kim Not long after national security adviser John Bolton denounced North Korea’s actions, the president said he believes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “...
20:24, 05/25/2019

Xi Jinping Says Pyongyang Is Moving in the ‘Right Direction’ Ahead of His Visit to North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping praised North Korea for moving in the “right direction” by politically resolv...
02:24, 06/19/2019

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 ...
01:12, 06/20/2019

North Korea urged by swim worlds organizers to send a team GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — With North Korea so far declining to send a team, organizers of the aquatics world championships in South Korea in July ar...
03:00, 05/23/2019

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 t...
01:24, 05/31/2019

North Korea turns to wigs, false eyelashes to skirt sanctions North Korea is finding that there’s no such thing as a bad hair day when it comes to fighting crippling economic sanctions. The Hermit Kingdom has bee...
08:00, 05/07/2019

Xi Jinping Will Make First Visit to North Korea Ahead of Meeting With Trump At a time when tensions among North Korea, China and the United States have been high, some officials see Mr. Xi’s trip to Pyongyang as a way to cool ...
08:24, 06/17/2019

| 70 countries urge North Korea to scrap nuclear, ballistic weapons Seventy countries urged North Korea on Friday to scrap its nuclear weapons, ballistic missiles and related programs, decrying the "undiminished threat...
13:24, 05/11/2019

Flash drives are bringing freedom to North Korea, a few gigabytes at a time North Korea is an enigma at many levels. The Hermit Kingdom is famous for being a land without internet, but it is also a place where cyber-activism o...
02:12, 06/09/2019

North Korea’s Famed Mass Games Suspended After Criticism From Kim Jong Un (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea will temporarily suspend the latest edition of its famous mass games, which involve thousands of performers w...
11:00, 06/07/2019

North Korea says recent rocket drill was 'regular and self-defensive': KCNA North Korea's "strike drill" last week at which leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the launch of rockets and at least one short-range ballistic missile was "r...
19:36, 05/08/2019

North Korea's famed Mass Games put on pause after Kim Jong Un criticism North Korea's famed Mass Games is being put on pause, according to tour groups that organize visits to the country, two days after Kim Jong Un was rep...
03:24, 06/05/2019

North Korea warns the United States that its patience is wearing thin A North Korean spokesman said on Tuesday that the United States should change its approach in nuclear negotiations and warned that Pyongyang was runni...
02:36, 06/05/2019

North Korea Fires 2 Short-Range Missiles, the 2nd Launch in 5 Days (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Thursday fired two suspected short-range missiles from the country’s western area, South Korea’...
07:00, 05/09/2019

Diplomats defend, deplore North Korea's human rights record North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations has defended his country's human rights record and likened economic sanctions over its nuclear program ...
07:24, 05/09/2019

North Korea urges UN chief to address ship seizure by 'gangster' US North Korea asked United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to deal with the "illegal" seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United States,...
03:24, 05/18/2019

Diplomats defend, deplore North Korea’s human rights record GENEVA (AP) — North Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations has defended his country’s human rights record and likened economic sanctions...
07:36, 05/09/2019

North Korea asks U.N. chief to address ship seizure by 'gangster' U.S. North Korea has asked United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to deal with the "illegal" seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United Sta...
22:36, 05/17/2019

Pompeo returned to Washington to discuss Iran, North Korea: official U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cut short a European trip and returned to Washington for meetings on Iran and North Korea, a senior State Departme...
10:12, 05/09/2019

North Korea Reportedly Halts "Mass Games" After Kim Jong Un Complains Days after this year's "Mass Games" debuted before North Korea's top leadership, the huge pageant has been put on hold after leader Kim Jong Un expres...
08:12, 06/05/2019

Families of Japanese abductees urge PM Abe to enter negotiations with North Korea The families of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea in the late 1970s called for the government to expedite negotiations for their release on S...
16:24, 05/19/2019

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...
13:48, 06/25/2019

Poll: A third of Americans favor nuclear strike in North Korea scenario A new survey has shown about a third of Americans would support a preemptive nuclear strike on North Korea, if it resumes long-range missile testing....
18:12, 06/25/2019

North Korea calls U.S. ‘a gangster country,’ urges U.N. to act against ship seizure North Korea said in a letter to the U.N. that the Trump administration committed "an unlawful and outrageous act" by taking over the ship Wise Honest ...
18:12, 05/20/2019

Trump Team’s Mixed Messages on North Korea, Venezuela and Iran The Trump administration has formed different strategies when it comes to dealing with North Korea, Venezuela and Iran. From diplomacy to threatening ...
01:48, 05/09/2019

Trump, Bolton appear to differ on significance of North Korea missile test President Trump on Monday said he views the recent North Korea missile tests differently than some of his close advisers and said he was not bothered ...
07:00, 05/27/2019

'Like Escaping Into the Desert.' More Women Forced Into Sex Trade When Fleeing North Korea. Escaping North Korea’s authoritarian regime comes at a high price. The perilous journey through China is especially punishing for many women and girls...
02:36, 05/20/2019

North Korea Fires Projectiles Believed to Be Short-Range Missiles North Korea launched what appeared to be two short-range missiles toward the country’s east coast, according to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, t...
05:00, 05/09/2019

North Korea fires two short-range missiles in second test in a week North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Thursday, the South's military said, less than a week after its leader Kim Jong Un o...
05:12, 05/09/2019

North Korea launches more missiles; U.S. seizes ship in mounting tensions North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Thursday in its second such test in less than a week, and the United States said it ...
12:48, 05/09/2019

Iran's Foreign Minister Plans North Korea Visit: Reports Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is planning to visit North Korea, Iran's state television reported on Sunday, without giving the date of...
08:48, 04/28/2019

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 mak...
09:48, 06/30/2019

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 "histori...
18:12, 06/30/2019

North Korea Has Fired An "Unidentified Short-Range Missile", Says Seoul North Korea launched an "unidentified short-range missile" towards the East Sea -- also known as Sea of Japan -- on Saturday, Seoul's Joint Chiefs of ...
04:24, 05/04/2019

Trump offers North Korea's Kim weekend meeting in demilitarized zone U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday proposed a weekend meeting with Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea, an ...
08:36, 06/29/2019

South Korean Follows Parents In Rare Defection To North Korea: Report A South Korean man has defected to North Korea, following in the footsteps of his political parents who also made a high-profile switch of allegiance ...
07:36, 07/08/2019

Son of high-profile South Korean defector 'moves to North Korea' State media reports arrival of Choe In-guk, son of ex-foreign minister who defected in 1986The son of the highest-profile South Korean ever to defect ...
03:36, 07/08/2019

U.S. should pay North Korea hospital bill for student prisoner who died: ex-envoy The former U.S. diplomat who secured the release from North Korea of American Otto Warmbier said on Monday Washington should honor its pledge to pay P...
02:36, 04/30/2019

New North Korea Weapons Test Threatens Trump’s Diplomatic Achievement Kim Jong-un’s latest weapons tests signaled that North Korea was escalating its pressure on President Trump to return to the table with a compromise o...
11:00, 05/04/2019

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....
01:24, 07/01/2019

North Korea warns of 'undesired' outcome if no change in US nuclear stance North Korea's vice foreign minister said on Tuesday that the United States will face undesired consequences if it fails to present a new position...
08:12, 04/30/2019

North Korea floats idea of lifting weapons test moratorium The Foreign Ministry’s statement appears aimed at applying more pressure on the U.S. as the two countries attempt to resume nuclear diplomacy. ...
04:24, 07/16/2019

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 ...
08:48, 06/30/2019

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...
23:48, 06/29/2019

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 ...
21:48, 06/29/2019

North Korea food rations hit record low level after poor harvest: UN The North Korean regime has cut rations of food to 300 grams a day after the worst harvest in 10 years, the UN says. And a UN team found that 10.1 mil...
08:36, 05/03/2019

U.S. envoy signed North Korea document to pay for Warmbier's care: Bolton The United States signed a document agreeing to pay North Korea for the care of American Otto Warmbier but never paid the $2 million Pyongyang demande...
11:36, 04/28/2019

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 s...
02:12, 06/30/2019

Trump sets foot in North Korea, agrees with Kim to resume 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 D...
03:24, 06/30/2019

U.S., North Korea agree at DMZ to resume stalled nuclear talks: Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed on Sunday to resume stalled nuclear talks when they met in the Demilita...
03:24, 06/30/2019

North Korea fires several short-range missiles, its first launch in more than a year North Korea has fired several unidentified short-range missiles from its eastern coast — its first missile launch in more than a year — ac...
23:12, 05/03/2019

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...
20:12, 06/29/2019

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 sym...
04:36, 06/30/2019

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 inte...
03:48, 06/29/2019

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 milita...
17:00, 07/16/2019

Trump says he’d feel ‘very comfortable’ crossing into North Korea if he meets Kim Jong Un at DMZ OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Trump says he’d feel ‘very comfortable’ crossing into North Korea if he meets Kim Jong Un at DMZ....
01:24, 06/29/2019

Trump Says Open To Meeting Kim Jong Un At North-South Korea Border US President Donald Trump said Saturday he was open to meeting Kim Jong Un at the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea while on a trip to ...
19:48, 06/28/2019

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...
01:36, 07/04/2019

North Korea touts ability to separate ‘patriots from traitors’ on Workers’ Day North Korea marked International Worker's Day, a worldwide holiday celebrating the working classes, by calling attention to the state ideology of "sel...
08:24, 05/01/2019

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 Thu...
22:48, 07/03/2019

North Korea Tested Rocket Launchers And "Tactical Guided Weapons" North Korea's state media said Sunday that leader Kim Jong Un had overseen a rocket and tactical guided weapons test, after the drill Saturday raised ...
05:00, 05/05/2019

"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...
21:36, 07/03/2019

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

North Korea says U.S. 'hell-bent on hostile acts' despite wanting to talk North Korea's mission to the United Nations accused the United States on Wednesday of being "more and more hell-bent on hostile acts" against Pyongyan...
13:36, 07/03/2019

South Korea set to respond to North’s launch of short-range ‘projectiles’ South Korea is poised to respond to additional missile launches after North Korea fired several short-range “projectiles” into the sea off its eastern...
18:48, 05/04/2019

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, accordi...
03:36, 07/04/2019

Prosecutors Sought Chinese Bank Records in North Korea Probe A U.S. federal judge ordered three Chinese banks to provide documents sought by a grand jury and federal prosecutors investigating a Hong Kong-based f...
21:12, 04/30/2019

In Weapons Tests, North Korea Revives an Old Playbook, With a Strategic Twist A year after beginning a bold experiment in the power of personal diplomacy, President Trump has run headlong into its limits, discovering that it is ...
12:36, 05/04/2019

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 a...
05:36, 07/06/2019

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 ac...
05:12, 07/06/2019

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 cov...
08:48, 07/01/2019

Mother of Otto Warmbier calls U.S. diplomacy with North Korea a ‘charade’ Cindy Warmbier’s first public comments on the nuclear negotiations come at a time when Washington and Pyongyang have essentially stopped communicating...
15:00, 05/03/2019

North Korea warns of 'undesired consequences' if no change in U.S. nuclear stance North Korea's vice foreign minister said on Tuesday the United States will face "undesired consequences" if it fails to present a new position in denu...
16:24, 04/30/2019