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North Korea's Kim Jong Un heads to meet Vladimir Putin to revive old friendship

Kim is expected to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Vladivostok this week, reportedly on Wednesday and Thursday.

22 Apr 2019 12:34 PM

Kim Jong-Un re-elected as chairman of State Affairs Commission

Kim Jong-un, has been re-elected as chairman of the State Affairs Commission, the communist state's highest decision-making body.

12 Apr 2019 12:33 PM

There could only be one winner, as North Korea holds elections

With portraits of the leader's father Kim Jong Il and grandfather Kim Il Sung looking down on every ballot box.

10 Mar 2019 2:13 PM

UN experts say North Korea hiding missiles at airports

North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs remain intact and Pyongyang is using airports to shield its weapons.

06 Feb 2019 9:26 AM

Kim Jong Un, Pompeo agree to 2nd US-North Korea summit 'at earliest date'

Pompeo and Kim discussed 'denuclearisation steps that will be taken by North Korea and the issue of attendance by the US government'.

07 Oct 2018 7:40 PM

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Pompeo heads to Pyongyang, seeking progress on Trump-Kim summit

The trip will be Pompeo's fourth to Pyongyang, as the contours of a possibly historic US-North Korea deal take shape.

07 Oct 2018 1:50 PM

Kim Jong Un agrees to dismantle main nuclear site if US takes steps too

Trump has maintained that he and Kim Jong Un have solid relationship, and both leaders have expressed interest in a follow-up summit.

19 Sep 2018 1:16 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

N. Korea slams 'gangster-like' US after nuclear talks

Key sticking point remains the two sides' very different understandings of commitment Kim made to nuclear disarmament at summit with Trump.

08 Jul 2018 12:21 PM

North Korean foreign ministry describes talks with Pompeo as 'regrettable'

Statement says US betrayed spirit of Trump-Kim summit by unilateral demands on complete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearisation (CVID).

07 Jul 2018 7:26 PM

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Pompeo insists that talks with North Korea were 'very prodcutive'

He said some progress had been made towards agreeing 'the modalities' of North Korea's destruction of a missile facility.

07 Jul 2018 6:58 PM

Mike Pompeo visits North Korea to seek details on denuclearisation

Pompeo's task is negotiating plan that US hopes would involve Kim declaring extent of nuclear program, agreeing timetable to dismantle.

06 Jul 2018 12:50 PM

North Korea still open to US talks after Trump abruptly cancels summit

Trump on Thursday called off his planned June meeting with Kim Jong Un, blaming "open hostility" from the North Korean regime.

25 May 2018 11:53 AM

US misleading public, global pressure unfavourable for denuclearisation: N Korea

N Korea asserted that the US was 'deliberately' provoking the former, at a time when relations between Pyongyang and Seoul have cooled down.

07 May 2018 1:16 PM

US 'misleads,' ruins detente atmosphere ahead of Trump summit: N Korea

Sunday’s comments were among the very few the North has made since Trump agreed in March to the meeting.

06 May 2018 12:49 PM

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In a first, Kim Jong Un attends concert by South Korean pop stars

The North Korean leader smiled, clapped and said he was 'deeply moved' by the performance.

02 Apr 2018 11:25 AM

UN ban on coal exports by Pyongyang taking toll on N Korea-China trade

For years, coal trade was a lucrative earner for Pyongyang; its main ally China imported tonnes of coal worth nearly $1.2 billion in 2016.

04 Dec 2017 4:12 PM

Kim Jong Un threatens US of 'unimaginable' nuclear strike

‘Supreme Leader’ considers US drills in S Korea waters a rehearsal for an invasion of his country.

21 Oct 2017 4:11 PM

US will have to pay for Nikki Haley's tongue-lashing comment: N Korea

Haley had pressed for imposition of even stricter sanctions, in addition to estimated $1bn in sanctions imposed on the country last month.

09 Sep 2017 1:52 PM

N Korea celebrates nuclear test, says 'No-one can stop us on our road to future'

North Korea in July carried out its first two successful tests of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

07 Sep 2017 5:38 PM

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