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Door remains 'open' for American tourists: North Korea after US' ban

Tour companies say some 5,000 Western tourists visit the North each year, with US citizens making up about 20 percent of the market.

04 Aug 2017 3:22 PM

US urges Americans to leave North Korea before ban kicks in

The US government last month said it would bar Americans from travelling to North Korea due to the risk of 'long-term detention' there.

03 Aug 2017 8:39 AM

We don't care a bit: North Korean official responds to US travel ban

Tour companies say business has already been hit hard by recent developments, including tensions over the North's weapons programmes.

25 Jul 2017 3:23 PM

Last chance to see North Korea for US tourists

The vast majority of tourists to North Korea are from China, its sole major ally and key provider of trade and aid.

23 Jul 2017 5:30 PM

US warns Iran of 'new and serious consequences' if Americans not returned

The threat of prisoner-related sanctions opens up a new front in tensions between Tehran and the Trump administration.

22 Jul 2017 4:52 PM


Mystery to us as well: N Korea acusses US of 'smear campaign' over Warmbier's death

The North had earlier Friday denied torturing or mistreating Warmbier, in the first official reaction to his death.

23 Jun 2017 3:41 PM

North Korea denies torturing US student Warmbier: KCNA

The article criticized South Korea for using Warmbier's case to seek the release of other detainees, including 6 South Korean nationals.

23 Jun 2017 2:36 PM

Tensions soar over Warmbier's death, North Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath'

A series of atomic tests and missile launches since last year have ratcheted up tensions on the Korean peninsula.

22 Jun 2017 12:55 PM

Trump takes U-turn, says we have great relationship with China

Trump took to Twitter to thank China for attempting to resolve tensions with North Korea, but declared that Beijing's 'efforts' had failed.

22 Jun 2017 9:16 AM

China responds to Trump tweet, says it played constructive role in N Korea issue

President Trump tweeted that he appreciated China’s efforts to help with North Korea but that their attempts ‘did not work out’.

21 Jun 2017 2:58 PM


Donald Trump blames Obama admin for Otto Warmbier's death

The 22-year-old Warmbier was medically evacuated in a coma last week after nearly 18 months in captivity.

21 Jun 2017 11:14 AM

Donald Trump weighs North Korea travel ban after Warmbier’s death

Otto Warmbier, 22, was released last week by North Korea in a coma, but died days later, his family said.

21 Jun 2017 11:02 AM

Post Warmbier's death, Trump says China efforts on N Korea 'have not worked out'

The tweet came a day after the death of Otto Warmbier -- a US student who returned in a coma from prison in North Korea.

21 Jun 2017 8:11 AM

Post Warmbier's death, US send supersonic bombers in Korean Peninsula

The family of American college student Otto Warmbier said the 22-year-old died Monday, days after his release from North Korea.

20 Jun 2017 8:09 PM

No more US-N Korea trips: Travel firm used by Warmbier after his death

Otto Warmbier died 6 days after his return to the US, with US President Donald Trump blaming Pyongyang's ‘brutal regime’ for his plight.

20 Jun 2017 11:47 AM


Prez Trump condemns brutality of N Korea post Otto Warmbier's death

Otto, the college student who returned to the US last week after 17 months of detention in North Korea, died on Monday afternoon.

20 Jun 2017 9:31 AM

North Korea frees American student; parents say he was in coma while in prison

While N Korea's move to free Otto Warmbier may provide an opening for talks on security issues, the prospects still appear bleak.

14 Jun 2017 10:44 AM