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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

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

North Korea demolishes Punggye-ri nuclear test site with series of blasts

The explosions were centred on three tunnels into the underground site and a number of observation towers in the surrounding area.

24 May 2018 5:02 PM


Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuclear test site closing

South Korean media initially scheduled to join were not allowed onto Tuesday's charter flight from Beijing.

22 May 2018 11:05 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

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

Border is crumbling: Olympics brings more tourists along North, S Korea divide

Olympic officials have been expecting more than 80,000 foreign tourists and 75,000 athletes.

08 Feb 2018 2:40 PM


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

No nuclear strike in 2 months: Is North Korean leader Kim Jong-un unwell?

Recently, pictures of the North Korean leader surfaced on media, which show he has put on weight.

20 Nov 2017 11:00 AM

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


Kim Jong-Un made very wise decision to back down

The alternative would have been both catastrophic and unacceptable!" Trump wrote on Twitter.

16 Aug 2017 6:51 PM

North Korea still digging up bombs after 64 years of Korean war

The tonnage of bombs dropped on the North was about the same as the total dropped by the US against Japan during World War II.

24 Jul 2017 3:43 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

Will send more 'gifts' to US, won't abandon nukes: Kim Jong-Un

North Korea successfully test fired a intercontinental missile and termed it as an independance day 'gift' to Americans.

05 Jul 2017 9:22 AM

North Korea says US unable to intercept its nuclear weapons

The spokesperson added that such acts prove that Pyongyang's step for bolstering the nuclear force for 'self-defence' is entirely just.

03 Jun 2017 5:09 PM