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North Korea says it’s fighting swine fever with quarantine

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it’s actively fighting the spread of highly contagious African swine fever weeks after it reported an outbreak near its border with China. The North’s official Rodong Sinmun newspaper o...

North Korea says it’s fighting swine fever with quarantine

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Pork farmers in China hit hard by swine fever Pork lovers worldwide are wincing at prices that have jumped up to 40 percent as African swine fever in China's vast pig herds sends shockwaves t...
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Laos confirms first cases of African swine fever - OIE Laos has reported its first cases of African swine fever (ASF), confirming outbreaks in the southern province of Saravane, the Paris-based World Organ...
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China bans pig imports from Laos due to African swine fever China said on Friday it has banned direct and indirect imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Laos due to the first African swine fever...
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China says making progress on African swine fever vaccine China will start work on clinical trials of an African swine fever vaccine, state media said on Friday, as the disease continues to spread through the...
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UK institute, Belgian firm team up for African swine fever treatment Britain's Pirbright Institute is partnering with Belgian biotechnology company ViroVet to develop the first antiviral drugs that act against African S...
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Thailand bans pig imports from Laos after African swine fever outbreak Thailand will ban pig imports from Laos for 90 days after its neighbor confirmed the first outbreak of deadly African swine fever, an official notice ...
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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...
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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 ...
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China's Xi says hopes North Korea, U.S. can keep talking Chinese President Xi Jinping told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday that he hopes North Korea and the United States can keep talking and mak...
13:48, 06/20/2019

North Korea: US should consider consequences of ship seizure UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea’s U.N. ambassador says the Trump administration should consider the possible consequences its seizing of a Nor...
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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 ...
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08:48, 06/12/2019

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...
07:32, 06/26/2019

Trump says he received a letter from North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he received a very warm letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Monday, calling the correspondence ...
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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...
21:48, 05/22/2019

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 ...
14:16, 05/24/2019

UN investigator says North Korea cracking down on escapes The United Nations’ independent investigator on human rights in North Korea says there are signs it and China are strengthening their efforts to track...
10:48, 06/21/2019

North Korea's Kim says will consider letter received from Trump North Korean leader Kim Jong Un received a personal letter from U.S. President Donald Trump and will put serious thought into its content, North Korea...
04:00, 06/23/2019

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...
00:32, 06/27/2019

Bolton says potential third US-North Korea summit in Kim’s hands ​National security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday said a possible third summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in Pyong...
19:00, 06/11/2019

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...
08:48, 06/12/2019

The Latest: China’s Xi arrives in North Korea to meet Kim A former North Korean diplomat who defected thinks the North’s leader wants China to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington and relay proposal to Tr...
07:48, 06/20/2019

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...
16:48, 05/04/2019

Trump says 'nobody's happy' about North Korea missile launches US president reacts after Pyongyang carries out second weapons test in five daysDonald Trump has said he does not think North Korea is “ready to negot...
01:48, 05/10/2019

North Korea says it’s suffering worst drought in decades SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it is suffering its worst drought in nearly four decades amid concern about a food crisis in the country. T...
12:32, 05/15/2019

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...
14:48, 05/04/2019

North Korea launches 'two short-range missiles' North Korea has launched two "short-range missiles," South Korea's military said it suspected on Thursday, adding yet another complication into Pyongy...
15:48, 05/09/2019

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...
03:00, 05/09/2019

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...
04:32, 06/03/2019

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...
20:00, 05/08/2019

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...
06:32, 05/16/2019

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...
09:48, 05/10/2019

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 ...
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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.     ...
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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...
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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...
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China's President Xi to visit North Korea this week Chinese President Xi Jinping will go to North Korea on Thursday for two days, state media in both countries reported on Monday, making him the first C...
14:32, 06/17/2019

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...
18:16, 05/31/2019

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 ...
15:32, 06/17/2019

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15:48, 06/17/2019

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...
12:00, 05/06/2019

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...
09:48, 05/14/2019

Trump says Kim Jong Un 'knows that I am with him' despite latest North Korea test President Trump put a positive spin on his relationship with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un on Saturday, saying he knows that “I am with him” and r...
22:48, 05/04/2019

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and 25 other countries are accusing North Korea of violating U.N. sanctions by importing far more than the ann...
01:00, 06/13/2019

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...
19:00, 05/04/2019

Experts see Russia fingerprints on North Korea's new missile The three new missiles North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has tested over the past week are eerily familiar to military experts: They look just like a wi...
10:32, 05/10/2019

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...
08:16, 06/05/2019

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...
13:48, 05/10/2019

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...
17:16, 05/10/2019

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...
18:32, 05/06/2019

Trump discusses North Korea with Japan's Abe after tests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he had spoken with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about North Korea and trade after North Korea raised ...
18:32, 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...
21:00, 06/15/2019

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...
10:00, 06/01/2019

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...
12:00, 05/25/2019

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...
12:48, 06/26/2019

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...
06:32, 04/30/2019

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

Putin says U.S. guarantees unlikely to prompt North Korea to de-nuclearize Russian President Vladimir Putin said after holding his first face-to-face talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday that U.S. security g...
05:48, 04/29/2019

North Korea calls Biden 'fool of low IQ' over Kim criticism North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the Democratic presidential...
08:48, 05/22/2019

North Korea says U.S. extension of sanctions 'a hostile act': KCNA The recent U.S. extension of sanctions against North Korea was an act of hostility and an outright challenge to an historic summit between the two cou...
05:16, 06/26/2019

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...
01:48, 06/21/2019

North Korea calls Biden a ‘fool of low IQ’ for criticizing Kim North Korea criticized Joe Biden as a “fool of low IQ” after the presidential hopeful called the country’s leader Kim Jong Un a R...
06:00, 05/22/2019

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...
05:32, 05/22/2019

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...
11:00, 05/17/2019

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...
14:48, 06/26/2019

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 ...
21:16, 06/20/2019

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...
01:00, 05/22/2019

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...
16:32, 06/20/2019

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...
20:00, 05/21/2019

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...
08:48, 06/21/2019

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...
20:16, 04/28/2019

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...
16:00, 05/03/2019

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 ...
10:16, 06/19/2019

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...
08:00, 06/19/2019

North Korea: Kim receives ‘excellent’ letter from Trump PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — A government-controlled new agency says that President Donald Trump sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a letter. The K...
00:32, 06/23/2019

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...
17:48, 05/26/2019

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...
18:16, 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.        ...
16:00, 06/26/2019

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

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...
07:48, 05/06/2019

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 ...
16:32, 05/10/2019

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...
05:32, 05/21/2019

"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...
12:00, 05/10/2019

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...
08:00, 05/27/2019

| 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...
12:16, 05/01/2019

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...
04:16, 05/26/2019

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 ...
06:00, 05/26/2019

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...
22:32, 06/16/2019

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...
08:16, 05/26/2019

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...
16:48, 06/23/2019

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...
19:00, 05/06/2019

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...
13:00, 06/23/2019

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...
09:32, 06/23/2019

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...
14:32, 06/24/2019

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

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 a series of short-range...
06:00, 05/27/2019

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...
06:00, 05/27/2019

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...
11:00, 06/04/2019

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...
22:48, 06/24/2019

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, ...
22:16, 06/12/2019

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...
18:48, 05/22/2019

North Korea Fired Unidentified Projectile, Says South's Military North Korea fired an unidentified projectile on Thursday, South Korea's joint chiefs of staff said, less than a week after its leader Kim Jong Un over...
20:00, 05/09/2019

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 ...
02:32, 06/27/2019

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...
18:48, 05/22/2019

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...
05:16, 06/27/2019

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...
17:48, 05/09/2019

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...
06:48, 05/09/2019

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...
06:00, 06/27/2019

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...
21:00, 06/09/2019

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...
12:48, 05/24/2019

| 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...
16:00, 05/09/2019

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...
18:16, 04/28/2019

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...
12:48, 05/22/2019

US photos show China not enforcing North Korea oil sanctions WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan sat down with his Chinese counterpart during his recent trip to Singapore and presented hi...
21:16, 06/11/2019

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...
10:16, 05/10/2019

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...
22:16, 05/21/2019

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...
03:48, 04/30/2019

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

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...
03:32, 04/30/2019

North Korea slams Joe Biden for criticizing leader Kim Jong Un North Korean state media slammed former U.S. vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden for criticizing leader Kim Jong Un, cal...
04:48, 05/22/2019

Trump’s Contrasting Approaches to 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 ...
12:00, 05/08/2019

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...
00:32, 05/10/2019

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...
20:16, 05/24/2019

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...
06:16, 06/06/2019

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...
11:16, 05/22/2019

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...
12:16, 05/24/2019

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...
13:32, 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...
07:48, 06/20/2019

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...
21:48, 05/27/2019

North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff says North Korea has fired an unidentified short-range missile from its eastern coast...
04:00, 05/04/2019

U.S. says all North Korea's weapons of mass destruction violate U.N. resolutions North Korea's entire weapons of mass destruction program violates U.N. Security Council resolutions, the U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Tue...
22:48, 05/28/2019

China, North Korea look to strengthen ties amid US disputes Chinese President Xi Jinping meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this week looking to strengthen their sometimes shaky bond at a time when both are ...
04:00, 06/19/2019

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...
06:48, 06/20/2019

China's Xi arrives in North Korea a week before he's due to meet Trump Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in North Korea on Thursday as Beijing looks to bolster its neighbor, hit by U.N. sanctions over its nuclear and m...
11:32, 06/20/2019

'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...
20:00, 05/27/2019

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...
12:32, 06/20/2019

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...
15:00, 06/20/2019

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...
07:32, 05/04/2019

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...
08:48, 06/12/2019

South Korea to Send the North Food Aid for the First Time in 9 Years South Korea hopes the 50,000 tons of rice will help persuade the North to return to talks on improving inter-Korean ties and ending its nuclear weapon...
18:00, 06/19/2019

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 ...
11:16, 06/19/2019

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 ...
19:32, 05/28/2019

China appoints its envoy on North Korea its ambassador to Japan China has appointed its special envoy for North Korea, Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou, its ambassador to Japan, Chinese state media said on Tuesda...
12:00, 05/28/2019

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...
18:16, 05/16/2019

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...
10:16, 05/04/2019

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.'...
17:48, 05/04/2019

Xi visit raises prospect of 'concrete cooperation' with North Korea China's President Xi Jinping heads to Pyongyang this week holding out the prospect of fresh measures to support North Korea's floundering, sanctions-b...
21:32, 06/19/2019

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...
22:16, 06/19/2019

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 ...
11:00, 05/28/2019

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...
07:32, 05/14/2019

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...
10:00, 05/27/2019

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...
17:32, 06/17/2019

North Korea has more than sanctions to overcome for foreign investment: report A historic visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping this week may have bolstered Kim Jong Un's hopes that economic relief may be coming soon, but a new r...
12:16, 06/21/2019

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...
06:00, 05/27/2019

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...
11:32, 06/01/2019

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...
04:16, 05/16/2019

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...
02:00, 06/03/2019

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...
20:16, 05/03/2019

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...
14:48, 06/17/2019

China's Xi arrives in North Korea week before he's due to meet Trump Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in North Korea on Thursday as Beijing looks to bolster its neighbor, hit by U.N. sanctions over its nuclear and m...
10:00, 06/20/2019

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...
16:16, 05/01/2019

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, ...
21:48, 05/03/2019

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...
08:32, 06/18/2019

Xi supports North Korea’s direction on issues ahead of visit Chinese President Xi Jinping says North Korea is taking the “right direction” on issues ahead of his visit to meet with Kim Jong Un beginning Thursday...
06:32, 06/19/2019

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...
03:48, 06/21/2019

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...
05:48, 06/01/2019

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....
17:48, 06/18/2019

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...
17:48, 06/20/2019

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...
20:48, 05/29/2019

Bernie Sanders actually agrees with Trump’s North Korea strategy The politics of North Korea made strange bedfellows of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders on Saturday — when the Vermont Democrat said he doesnR...
17:16, 05/05/2019

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...
15:16, 06/07/2019

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....
04:16, 05/29/2019

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 ...
18:48, 05/09/2019

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...
00:00, 05/10/2019

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...
07:48, 05/31/2019

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...
17:16, 05/14/2019

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,...
16:00, 05/09/2019

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...
13:48, 05/23/2019

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...
16:48, 05/09/2019

"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...
08:00, 05/29/2019

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...
17:48, 05/14/2019

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...
09:16, 05/31/2019

Boycott North Korea's 'inhumane' mass gymnastic displays, says ex-diplomat Defector calls on European tourists and online viewers to shun cultural displays that take children out of schoolThe highest-ranking official to defec...
19:32, 05/30/2019

North Korea calls Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over Kim criticism Biden had on Saturday accused President Trump of cozying up to “dictators and tyrants” like Kim and Russian President Vladimir Putin. ...
09:16, 05/22/2019

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...
08:16, 05/14/2019

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...
18:32, 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...
12:00, 05/10/2019

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 ...
06:00, 05/21/2019

'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...
01:48, 05/21/2019

Trump not ‘bothered’ by North Korea missile tests — despite Japan’s concerns U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that he is not "personally bothered" by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month...
13:32, 05/27/2019

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,...
08:00, 05/18/2019

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 “...
08:48, 05/26/2019

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...
08:00, 05/18/2019

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 ...
12:16, 05/27/2019

'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...
03:48, 06/03/2019

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...
10:32, 05/27/2019

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 between...
11:48, 05/14/2019

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...
13:16, 05/31/2019

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...
16:00, 05/28/2019

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...
16:16, 05/14/2019

| 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...
07:48, 05/22/2019

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...
16:32, 06/05/2019

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 ...
05:32, 05/22/2019

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...
13:00, 06/05/2019

'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...
10:16, 05/10/2019

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...
03:48, 05/10/2019

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...
11:00, 06/05/2019

U.S. military identifies more remains of American war dead handed over by North Korea The U.S. military said on Tuesday that it had identified a total of six American troops from 55 boxes of human remains from the 1950-53 Korean War tha...
11:32, 05/29/2019

North Korea Executed Members of Nuclear-Negotiating Team, Defectors Say The South Korean government is looking into a report that North Korea has executed several members of its nuclear negotiating team as a consequence of...
11:16, 05/31/2019

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...
06:00, 05/10/2019

| 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...
10:48, 05/11/2019

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...
00:48, 05/20/2019

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...
06:00, 05/04/2019

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....
19:48, 06/25/2019

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...
06:00, 06/26/2019

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...
19:00, 05/07/2019

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...
11:00, 06/19/2019

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 ...
07:32, 05/04/2019

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...
02:16, 04/30/2019

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 ...
11:48, 06/20/2019

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 ...
19:32, 06/17/2019

China’s President Xi Jinping Arrives in North Korea For Talks With Kim Jong Un (BEIJING) — Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday morning for a two-day state visit to North Korea, where he is expected to talk with le...
08:32, 06/20/2019

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...
15:48, 05/07/2019

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...
22:16, 05/05/2019

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, ...
02:48, 06/13/2019

US judge orders Chinese banks to hand over North Korea records A U.S. district judge has ordered three Chinese banks to comply with U.S. investigators' demands that they hand over records connected to the all...
03:32, 05/01/2019

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...
08:16, 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...
16:00, 06/23/2019

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...
07:00, 05/01/2019

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...
00:32, 05/01/2019

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...
03:32, 06/24/2019

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...
18:16, 05/01/2019

US, allies accuse North Korea of violating UN sanctions on refined petroleum The U.S. is accusing North Korea of breaching U.N. sanctions on the import of refined petroleum via illegal ship-to-ship transfers -- a move that mark...
22:16, 06/13/2019

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...
12:48, 04/30/2019

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...
00:48, 06/22/2019

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...
18:32, 05/08/2019

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...
22:48, 06/11/2019

Australian student missing in North Korea, Canberra seeking information Alex Sigley, studying for a master's in Korean literature in Pyongyang, is one of only a handful of Westerners in the country. Austraia called reports...
09:00, 06/27/2019

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...
06:00, 06/27/2019

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...
03:00, 06/11/2019

Trump heads to Asia for talks on trade, Iran, North Korea OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Heading into what is likely his most consequential overseas trip of the year, President Donald Trump will be forced to grapple wit...
08:48, 06/27/2019

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...
00:48, 05/04/2019

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 ...
13:00, 05/05/2019

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...
15:48, 05/04/2019

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...
00:16, 05/09/2019

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...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Army vet, a Korean War POW, laid to rest in US after remains return from North Korea A funeral was held this week for a Korean War veteran nearly 70 years following his death in a prisoner-of-war camp after he was captured during the w...
12:16, 05/03/2019

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...
13:16, 05/03/2019

North Korea Has Fired an Unidentified Projectile, South Korean Military Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Thursday fired at least one unidentified projectile from the country’s western area, South KoreaR...
11:32, 05/09/2019

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...
18:16, 05/04/2019

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...
08:16, 06/26/2019

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...
06:16, 06/09/2019

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 ...
22:00, 05/04/2019

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...
00:32, 04/29/2019

Russia, China delay U.S. push for halt to North Korea fuel imports Russia and China on Tuesday delayed a U.S. request for a U.N. Security Council sanctions committee to demand an immediate halt to deliveries of refine...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Otto Warmbier's mother calls for more sanctions on 'cancer on the earth' North Korea Cindy Warmbier, mother of the student who died after being held hostage in North Korea, made an emotional call for further sanctions against Kim Jong ...
19:00, 05/04/2019

North Korea Launches 'Several' Unidentified Projectiles Amid Stalled Nuclear Talks North Korea fired off what the South Korean military described as “several unidentified short-range projectiles” early Saturday local time in a move t...
20:16, 05/04/2019

Trump presses Japan over trade gap, expects 'good things' from North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday to even out a trade imbalance with the United States and said he was ...
10:32, 05/27/2019

Kim Jong Un Receives 'Excellent' Letter From Trump, North Korea State Media Says President Trump sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a letter containing “excellent content,” Pyongyang’s state media said, a sign the two sides are o...
12:00, 06/23/2019

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...
10:16, 06/19/2019

Were North Korea's recent test missiles provided by Russia? They look very similar They look just like a controversial and widely copied missile the Russian military has been actively trying to sell abroad for years.   ...
23:16, 05/10/2019

North Korea: Multiple rocket launchers, tactical guided weapons tested North Korea on Sunday acknowledged it tested multiple rocket launchers and tactical guided weapons one day earlier in a "strike drill" to test their e...
00:32, 05/06/2019

Xi Jinping Heads To North Korea To Meet Kim Jong Un Ahead Of Trump Talks Chinese President Xi Jinping makes a historic trip to Pyongyang on Thursday, rebooting a troubled alliance as he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un f...
02:32, 06/20/2019

White House declines comment on North Korea purge, keeps focus on denuclearization White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders declined to comment on Friday on reports that North Korea has executed its nuclear envoy in a purge of officials...
20:16, 05/31/2019

On world stage, Trump backs North Korea's scathing criticism of Biden U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday publicly endorsed North Korea's scathing personal attack on former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, dismissing cri...
00:16, 05/28/2019

Joy Behar likens Trump to a 'mobster' after 'disgraceful' comments about Biden and North Korea "View" host Joy Behar suggested that President Trump betrayed a basic principle in foreign policy when he backed North Korea's criticism of former Vic...
21:32, 05/28/2019

U.S. targets Russian firm for allegedly helping North Korea evade sanctions The United States has sanctioned a Russian financial institution for allegedly helping North Korea evade financial sanctions by assisting a company li...
21:32, 06/19/2019

North Korea defectors send anti-Kim flyers into London embassy compound A group of North Korea defectors tossed 500 copies of anti-Pyongyang flyers into the North Korean Embassy in London, a major diplomatic outpost in Eur...
16:48, 05/31/2019

North Korea executes nuclear envoy to U.S. after failed Trump summit: report Kim Hyok Chol was executed by firing squad in March along with four other foreign ministry officials, South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper reporte...
15:00, 05/31/2019

North Korea Calls Trump Security Aide ''War Maniac'' Over Missile Comment North Korea slammed US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Monday, calling him a "war maniac" who should be banished, just as President Donald Tr...
20:00, 05/27/2019

North Korea Warns of Worst Drought in Decades, But Some Question Famine Fears North Korea is confronting its worst drought in nearly 40 years, its state media said, as international relief groups warn of a mounting food shortage...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Xi, Kim say boosting China-North Korea ties good for regional peace: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed that amid "serious and complicated" international affairs strengthening bilate...
03:48, 06/21/2019

North Korea holds mass celebration in Xi's honor amid talks on US tensions Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un attended an elaborate celebration in Pyongyang Thursday celebrating 70 years of diplomatic relations between China and Nort...
08:48, 06/21/2019

Kim Jong-un executes North Korea envoy over failed Trump nuclear summit BRUTAL tyrant Kim Jong-un has reportedly executed the envoy credited in helping set up a meeting with US President Donald Trump after the last summit ...
09:00, 05/31/2019

North Korea Reportedly Executed Its Nuclear Envoy After the Failed Trump-Kim Summit North Korea executed its former top nuclear envoy with the U.S. along with four other foreign ministry officials in March after a failed summit betwee...
06:48, 05/31/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un reportedly executes officials after failed Hanoi summit with US North Korea executed Kim Hyok Chol, its special envoy to the United States, and foreign ministry officials who carried out working-level negotiations ...
07:00, 05/31/2019

South Korean unification minister: Economic projects with North Korea in limbo South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said proposed economic projects with North Korea are on hold due to stalled Washington and Pyongyang n...
14:48, 06/04/2019

North Korea calls U.S.'s Bolton 'war fanatic' over missile test comments: KCNA U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is a "war fanatic" who was wrong to conclude that North Korea's recent missile tests violated United Nation...
05:48, 05/27/2019

North Korea fires short-range missiles as US envoy visits the South South Korean President Moon Jae-in suggested that North Korea's missile launch could be a protest against the US after the failed Kim-Trump summit in ...
17:32, 05/09/2019

Swimming: FINA and South Korea appeal to North to join World Championships The organizers of July's Swimming World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea and the world swimming body FINA have appealed to North Korea to partici...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Anti-North Korea group Free Joseon calls for release of ex-U.S. Marine The anti-Pyongyang group that has been identified as a North Korea government-in-exile is calling for the release of a suspect linked to a raid on the...
00:16, 05/31/2019

Warm on North, chilly to South: Japan's Korea strategy could pose risks Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is reaching out to North Korea in the hope of arranging a summit, a strategy critics say poses risks given doubts a...
13:48, 05/08/2019

One year after historic Singapore summit, North Korea no closer to giving up its nukes UNHAPPY ANNIVERSARY: Today, June 12, marks one year since the historic Singapore summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, t...
16:48, 06/12/2019

North Korea calls Joe Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over his criticism of Kim Jong Un Biden had on Saturday accused President Trump of cozying up to “dictators and tyrants” like Kim and Russian President Vladimir Putin. ...
10:48, 05/22/2019

North Korea suspends Mass Games after Kim Jong Un criticized famous show North Korea plans to temporarily suspend its famous Mass Games gymnastics show — which features thousands of performers — after supreme leader Kim Jon...
22:32, 06/05/2019

Heartsick families of Japanese abducted by North Korea hope Trump meet will help Takuya Yokota chokes up as he talks about a photograph of his older sister Megumi, whom he has not seen since she was abducted from a beach by North K...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Pentagon stops program to retrieve remains from Korean War after North Korea goes silent Attempts by the Pentagon to retrieve remains of U.S. troops from North Korea have stopped due to a lack of communication from Pyongyang, U.S. official...
19:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. Halts Recovery of Remains of Missing Soldiers Amid Impasse With North Korea U.S. officials are pausing efforts to recover the remains of American solders who went missing in the Korean War, citing a lack of cooperation from No...
09:16, 05/09/2019

North Korea says nuclear negotiations with United States will never resume unless Washington changes its position SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says nuclear negotiations with United States will never resume unless Washington changes its position....
14:00, 05/24/2019

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un oversaw Thursday's strike drill: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the North Korean army's strike drill at the country's western and "forefront" regions carried out on Thursday,...
00:32, 05/10/2019

Poll: More than half of South Koreans back Moon Jae-in's North Korea policy More than half of South Korean adults positively evaluate the Moon Jae-in government's policy of making peace with North Korea, a poll showed Wednesda...
16:48, 05/08/2019

North Korea fires more missiles, U.S. announces ship seizure as tensions mount 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 ...
00:32, 05/10/2019

"Extreme Drought" In North Korea, Says State Media Amid Food Shortages North Korea's average rain and snowfall this year fell to the lowest level in 37 years, Pyongyang's state media said Wednesday, just days after the UN...
20:00, 05/15/2019

North Korea's public execution sites numbering in the hundreds identified in new report Over 300 sites in North Korea have been identified being the location of public executions carried out by the hermit kingdom, sometimes drawing hundre...
20:48, 06/11/2019

North Korea's Kim orders stronger strike power; U.S. seizes cargo ship 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...
10:16, 05/10/2019

One-third of Americans would support preemptive nuclear strike on North Korea — even if it killed 1 million A survey by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and YouGov asked people to consider a scenario in which North Korea had tested a long-range missile ...
15:32, 06/25/2019

President Trump, in Japan, Says North Korea Missile Launch ‘Disturbed Some of My People… but Not Me’ (TOKYO) — Seemingly contradicting his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday played down North Korea’s recent missile...
20:32, 05/26/2019

Trump insists nuclear deal will happen after North Korea fires projectiles President tweeted on Saturday he believes Kim Jong-un understands North Korea’s ‘great economic potential’ and won’t interfereDonald Trump said he sti...
18:32, 05/04/2019

Acting defense secretary breaks with Trump on North Korea missile launches Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said North Korea’s recent ballistic missile launches violate a United Nations Security Council resolut...
02:00, 05/30/2019

North Korea to pause 'Mass Games' after leader Kim complains: tour agencies 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...
08:16, 06/05/2019

North Korea executes U.S. nuclear envoy after failed Trump summit: report Kim Hyok Chol was executed by firing squad in March along with four other foreign ministry officials, South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper reporte...
10:32, 05/31/2019

Trump to meet with South Korea leader after Pompeo pushes for talks with North President Trump will visit South Korea this weekend to meet with President Moon Jae-in after an exchange of letters with North Korean leader Kim Jong ...
19:32, 06/24/2019

Hundreds of foreign companies attend North Korea trade fair despite sanctions An international trade fair in North Korea this week may be the largest such event on record, analysts said on Tuesday, with hundreds of Chinese and o...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Pro-North Korea newspaper warns of 'nuclear confrontation' if U.S. loses chance for negotiations A pro-North Korea newspaper warned Thursday that a nuclear confrontation could flare up again if the United States misses the opportunity for negotiat...
11:48, 05/09/2019

Images show North Korea missile launch as Pyongyang tests Trump A new satellite image obtained by CNN shows the smoke trail of a Friday rocket launch by North Korea that is likely a short-range missile, according t...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Seoul: More analysis needed before confirming North Korea fired 'ballistic' missiles South Korea's military insisted Friday that it is still unclear whether the short-range missiles North Korea fired a day earlier were ballistic missil...
11:32, 05/10/2019

China vows to play bigger role as US-North Korea talks stall With talks between the US and North Korea going nowhere fast, the reclusive regime’s Asian neighbors are stepping up efforts to improve relations and ...
19:48, 06/19/2019

North Korea fired "rockets and missiles" last week: acting Pentagon chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Wednesday that North Korea last week launched "rockets and missiles", the first time the Pentag...
19:16, 05/08/2019

U.S. tells North Korea: dismantle political prison camps, free inmates The United States called on North Korea on Thursday to "dismantle all political prison camps" and release all political prisoners, who it said numbere...
16:00, 05/09/2019

North Korea Test-Fires Short-Range Projectiles, Prompting Trump Tweet North Korea has test-fired what South Korean officials are describing as short-range projectiles into the sea off the North’s eastern coast. The term ...
19:00, 05/04/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un carrying out purge after Hanoi summit collapse: Chosun Ilbo North Korea executed Kim Hyok Chol, its special envoy to the United States, and foreign ministry officials who carried out working-level negotiations ...
01:32, 05/31/2019

Trump insists ‘deal will happen’ after projectiles reportedly fired off of North Korea’s coast President Donald Trump said on Saturday in a Twitter posting that he believes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un realizes his country's "great economic p...
19:48, 05/04/2019

Trump insists North Korea and Iran will cave on nuclear weapons through economic necessity TRUMP RETURNS READY TO DEAL: If there was a theme to President Trump’s four-day state visit to Japan, it’s that he’s ready to deal — with North Korea,...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Trump and Putin talked about Mueller report, Venezuela and North Korea during phone call President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin discussed the Mueller report, Venezuela and North Korea during a phone call on Friday, the Wh...
18:16, 05/03/2019

President Trump: North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un Won’t ‘Break His Promise’ Amid Possible Weapons Test President Donald Trump brushed off news of a possible weapons test by North Korea, vowing that leader Kim Jong Un “will do nothing to interfere&...
11:16, 05/05/2019

Trump reportedly approved a $2 million hospital bill from North Korea for Otto Warmbier President Donald Trump approved payment of a $2 million bill issued by North Korea for the care of Otto Warmbier, who returned to the U.S. in a coma, ...
19:48, 04/28/2019