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North Korean official ‘executed’ over failed summit with US seen enjoying concert

Negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang have been at a standstill, since the second summit between Trump and Kim broke down

03 Jun 2019 3:16 PM

European nations donate more than USD 5 mn to N Korea amidst worst drought in history

Pyongyang has been experiencing its worst drought in 37 years, raising fears crops due to be harvested next month will also suffer.

22 May 2019 1:24 PM

Think over consequences on future developments: N Korea warns US over ship seizure

The cargo ship was detained in Indonesian waters in April 2018. Its seizure was announced by US Justice Dept on May 9, 2019.

22 May 2019 12:41 PM

North Korea denounces South Korea - US military exercise

US and South Korea had conducted week-long exercises last month involving Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery near Seoul.

05 May 2019 6:13 PM

'Refused North Korean's demand to lift sanctions': Donald Trump

A summit between N Korea's Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump ended without an agreement, said White House after a two-day meeting.

28 Feb 2019 12:46 PM


‘No rush to denuclearise Korean peninsula’: Trump

The US President's remarks come ahead of the second summit with N Korean leader, slated to be held on February 27 and 28 in Vietnam.

20 Feb 2019 1:28 PM

Seoul says personal info of 1,000 NKorean defectors stolen

A regional office of the Hana resettlement center said it has been notifying affected defectors.

30 Dec 2018 12:50 PM

Mystery hacker steals data on 1,000 North Korean defectors in South

The ministry said it discovered last week that the names, birth dates and addresses of 997 defectors had been stolen.

28 Dec 2018 3:48 PM

Satellite images show activity at N Korean missile base: Report

As per results, Pyongyang has upgraded Yeongjeo-dong missile base and has built up another facility that had not been publicly identified.

06 Dec 2018 10:40 AM

North Korea successfully tests new 'ultramodern tactical weapon': Report

This is the first official report of a weapons test since N Korea began a diplomatic process with US over its nuclear and missile program.

16 Nov 2018 1:32 PM


Sex abuse by officials part of women's daily routine in North Korea: Report

'Those we spoke to told us that unwanted sexual contact is so common that it has come to be accepted as part of ordinary life,' report said.

02 Nov 2018 4:34 PM

North Korea warns US, says peace declaration not a bargaining chip

Commentary was directed at supporters of US policy to maintain maximum pressure on North Korea until it has made moves to denuclearize.

02 Oct 2018 11:43 AM

US seeks to continue N Korea sanctions despite progress, Russia, China oppose

Pompeo said US has evidence that UN sanctions, particularly those restricting North Korean oil imports and coal exports, are being violated.

28 Sep 2018 3:02 PM

In show of unity, two Koreas' leaders visit spiritual birthplace of nation

Kim Jong Un, Moon Jae-in visited Mount Paektu, the spiritual birthplace of Korean nation, for show of unity on last day of Pyongyang summit.

20 Sep 2018 2:35 PM

North Korea holds 70th anniversary parade, without ICBMs

Democratic People's Republic of Korea was proclaimed on Sept 9, 1948, 3 yrs after Moscow and US divided peninsula.

09 Sep 2018 3:28 PM


US government charges North Korean hacker in Sony, WannaCry cyberattacks

The charges, part of a strategy by the US government to deter future cyberattacks by naming and shaming the alleged perpetrators.

07 Sep 2018 7:40 AM

North Korea still 'serious, imminent threat': Japan on Korean Peninsula

Japan's 2018 defence white paper said Beijing was sparking 'security concerns in region and international community, including Japan'.

28 Aug 2018 12:26 PM

North Korea urges US to sign end-of-war declaration

North Korea's media also urged US to lift the sanctions on Pyongyang, adding that improvement of ties and sanctions can't go together.

23 Aug 2018 3:09 PM

Tears as North meets South after 70 years

Several members of families were driven apart during war.

21 Aug 2018 6:22 AM

N Korea begins dismantling key facilities at rocket test site: Analysts

38 North analyst Joseph Bermudez called the move an 'important first step' for Kim in fulfilling commitments he made to Trump.

24 Jul 2018 9:05 AM