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‘I don’t blame Kim Jong Un’: In dismissing Bolton, Trump sides with North Korean leader — again

In a string of extraordinary episodes, the president has aligned himself with one of the world’s most brutal dictators against individual Americans, the intelli...

‘I don’t blame Kim Jong Un’: In dismissing Bolton, Trump sides with North Korean leader — again

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"They Like To Blame Kim Jong Un": Trump On North Korean Execution Reports U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared to cast doubt on news reports of North Korean executions as part of a purge in the aftermath of a failed Hanoi summit and lamented that North Korean......
13:26, 06/06/2019

"Invited" North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un To US: Donald Trump President Donald Trump said Sunday he had extended an invitation to North Korean Kim Jong Un to come to the United States, adding that "at some point it will all happen"....
14:52, 06/30/2019

Donald Trump becomes first US leader to enter North Korean territory after greeting Kim Jong Un PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Donald Trump becomes first US leader to enter North Korean territory after greeting Kim Jong Un....
09:52, 06/30/2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s de facto chief secretary is seen at border ahead of possible Kim-Trump meeting PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s de facto chief secretary is seen at border ahead of possible Kim-Trump meeting....
09:52, 06/30/2019

Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korean leader, 'was a CIA informant' There was a ‘nexus’ between Kim, who was assassinated in 2017, and US intelligence agency, Wall Street Journal reports Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, had been an informant for the...
04:13, 06/11/2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un oversees missile firing drills North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has overseen a live-fire drill of long-range multiple rocket launchers and unspecified tactical guided weapons, the state's media reported....
21:52, 05/05/2019

South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone....
06:39, 06/30/2019

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties....
09:52, 06/30/2019

Trump offers to meet Kim Jong Un at North Korean border President Trump on Friday raised the possibility of meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un while in South Korea over the next few days, tweeting that he’s willing to meet Kim at the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea. ...
04:00, 06/29/2019

Donald Trump to meet Kim Jong Un in DMZ; may step onto North Korean soil President Donald Trump will meet with Kim Jong Un on Sunday and may become the first U.S. president to actually step over the border into North Korea.        ...
07:26, 06/30/2019

Donald Trump meets Kim Jong Un in DMZ; steps onto North Korean soil President Donald Trump met briefly Sunday with Kim Jong Un and became the first U.S. president to step onto North Korean territory.        ...
10:00, 06/30/2019

After North Korean missile launch, Trump still has confidence in deal with Kim Jong Un After North Korea fired a barrage of missiles early Saturday, President Donald Trump said he remains confident in negotiations with Kim Jong Un and that a deal is still possible.        ...
00:39, 05/05/2019

CNN's David Axelrod calls Trump's presser 'North Korean': Maybe he's 'hanging with Kim Jong Un' too much CNN commentator David Axelrod slammed President Trump's presser on Thursday, calling it "North Korean" and suggested he was "hanging with Kim Jong Un" too much. ...
16:39, 05/24/2019

North Korean Envoy Hails Bolton’s Ouster and Trump’s Talk of a New Approach Kim Myong-gil praised the U.S. president’s “wise political decision” to take a fresh tack in nuclear talks after dismissing his national security adviser....
17:13, 09/20/2019

North Korea Launches 2 Projectiles; South Korean Experts Blame Trump North Korea fired two projectiles on Friday, its 6th missile test since late last month. Analysts say President Trump’s downplaying of the tests has encouraged the launches....
11:39, 08/16/2019

Trump makes his first visit to Korean Demilitarized Zone, ahead of meeting Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Trump makes his first visit to Korean Demilitarized Zone, ahead of meeting Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un....
08:26, 06/30/2019

President Trump Downplays North Korean Missile Tests, Compliments Kim Jong Un’s ‘Great and Beautiful Vision’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Friday downplayed recent missile tests by North Korea and flattered the country’s leader as a friend with a “great and beautiful vision for his country,” as the U.S. tries to lure Kim J...
06:26, 08/03/2019

Trump willing to meet again with North Korean leader U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters on Thursday he would be willing to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to resume denuclearization talks at some point later this year....
02:13, 09/13/2019

Putin says will try to help Trump and North Korean leader resume talks President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Russia would try to help U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un resume talks in an effort to find a breakthrough in their row over Pyongyang's nuclear program....
18:39, 06/07/2019

North Korea says President Trump’s offer to meet leader Kim Jong Un in DMZ is a ‘very interesting suggestion’ SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says President Trump’s offer to meet leader Kim Jong Un in DMZ is a ‘very interesting suggestion’...
08:00, 06/29/2019

Trump agrees with North Korean leader Kim on Biden: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agree on their assessment of former Vice President Joe Biden, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Sunday....
17:13, 05/26/2019

North Korean Leader's Slain Half Brother Met With South Korean Intelligence Kim Jong Nam had been in touch with the security services of several Asian countries, including South Korea, China and Japan, in addition to the CIA, relationships he sought as a way to protect his family and obtain money....
20:00, 06/11/2019

| North Korean leader receives 'excellent' letter from Trump, reports KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has received a personal letter of "excellent content" from US President Donald Trump, the country's state media has reported....
00:13, 06/24/2019

Pompeo says hopes Trump letter to North Korean leader can restart talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that he hopes a letter sent by President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can pave the way for new talks aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear program....
23:13, 06/23/2019

After Kim-Trump summit collapse, North Korean leader holds talks with Vladimir Putin North Korea's Kim Jong Un made his first trip to Russia two months after his second denuclearization summit with President Donald Trump failed.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Timeline: North Korean diplomacy under Kim Jong Un North Korea entered a new era of openness in 2018, with an unprecedented RSVP to the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and several face-to-face meetings with major world leaders since....
12:26, 09/20/2019

Kim Jong Un inspects new sub, wants to bolster North Korean military North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday inspected a newly built submarine — days after the rogue regime said it may lift its suspension of nuclear tests to protest expected military exercises between the US and South Korea. The state-run Korean Ce...
17:13, 07/23/2019

Trump to meet with South Korean leader Moon Jae-in amid stalled North Korea nuclear talks President Donald Trump will meet with Moon Jae-in, the president of South Korea, as part of the president's travel to Asia for the G20 summit of world leaders in Japan in late June, the White House said Wednesday....
22:52, 05/15/2019

Kim Jong Un says North Korean missile launches were warning to US, South Experts say Trump’s downplaying of the North’s weapons displays allowed the country more room to advance its capabilities and build leverage ahead of negotiations.        ...
12:39, 08/07/2019

The insane North Korean propaganda display even Kim Jong Un didn’t like North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was treated to a massive art performance in Pyongyang as thousands of dancers took part in an elaborate propaganda display — but Kim was not a fan. The despotic leader slammed the creators as having the “wrong sp...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Reportedly Purged North Korean Official Appears With Kim Jong Un A senior North Korean official—reportedly purged after nuclear talks soured with President Trump in Vietnam—appeared at a weekend musical performance with leader Kim Jong Un, according to Pyongyang state media....
18:26, 06/03/2019

North Korean missile test violated U.N. resolution, says Bolton U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Saturday North Korea's recent missile launches violated a U.N. Security Council resolution and urged leader Kim Jong Un to return to denuclearization talks....
09:00, 05/25/2019

‘Executed’ North Korean pop star back from the dead — and by Kim Jong-un’s side A North Korean pop star famous for her bizarre propaganda song, “Excellent Horse-Like Lady,” was reportedly executed years after the country’s unhinged leader Kim Jong-un took a romantic interest in her. But, neigh! Hyon Song-wol, apparently hoofed i...
06:13, 06/09/2019

Kim Jong Un tells North Korean troops to keep “high alert posture” North Korean media showed its leader, Kim Jong Un, on Saturday observing live-fire drills involving long-range rocket launchers, the BBC reported. But the rockets, shot into the sea, appeared to be new short-range ballistic missiles, the AP said. Kim...
06:13, 05/05/2019

John Bolton Says North Korean Missile Tests Violated U.N. Resolutions Mr. Bolton said there was “no doubt” that missile tests this month violated Security Council resolutions. President Trump had earlier downplayed their importance....
06:39, 05/25/2019

John Bolton says North Korean missile tests violate UN resolutions National Security Adviser John Bolton on Saturday said that there is “no doubt” that recent short-range missile launches by North Korea are in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions -- suggesting that the White House may be looking at putting...
19:00, 05/25/2019

North Korean missile tests violated UN resolutions, says John Bolton Trump national security adviser makes remark as US president heads to Japan for talks on nuclear issueThe US national security adviser, John Bolton, has said North Korea’s recent missile tests violated UN security council resolutions, the first time ...
07:52, 05/25/2019

Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping Have Discussed Korean Peninsula Issues, the North’s State Media Says (BEIJING) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping held broad discussions over the political situation surrounding the Korean Peninsula and called for stronger bilateral ties in the face of “serious and complicat...
06:26, 06/21/2019

Kim Jong Un Expresses ‘Great Satisfaction’ Over Multiple North Korean Weapons Tests SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon, seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear negotiations and their joint military exer...
18:52, 08/17/2019

North Korean State Media Posts Photos of Kim Jong Un Touring 'Newly Built' Submarine North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un, whose lineage is well known as the world’s foremost lookers at things, has toured a “newly built” submarine, the country’s state-run media Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) wrote in a release.Read more......
11:13, 07/23/2019

U.S. security adviser Bolton meets South Korean officials to discuss North Korea, alliance U.S. national security adviser John Bolton met with South Korean officials on Wednesday to discuss major bilateral issues amid South Korea's trade spat with Japan, stalled nuclear talks with North Korea, and a regional air space dispute on Tuesday....
05:26, 07/24/2019

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, calling him "bereft of elementary quality as a human being"....
05:13, 05/22/2019

Former Prisoners of War Sue North Korean Leader After years working in North Korean coal mines, two former prisoners of war are seeking nearly $300,000 in damages from an unlikely source: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
21:39, 06/25/2019

| North Korean leader's brother was CIA informant - report Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, was a CIA informant, the Wall Street Journal has reported....
14:00, 06/11/2019

China's Xi holds talks with North Korean leader Kim China's President Xi Jinping held talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang as part of his two-day state visit, Chinese state media said on Thursday, without saying what they discussed....
10:39, 06/20/2019

President Trump Set for 3rd Meeting With Kim Jong Un at Korean DMZ Sunday (SEOUL, South Korea) — President Donald Trump will meet Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone separating the North and South, a day after he issued an unprecedented invitation and expressed willingness to cross t...
07:00, 06/30/2019

Trump offers to meet Kim Jong Un at Korean border to ‘say hello’ "I will be leaving Japan for South Korea (with President Moon)," Trump tweeted. "While there, if Chairman Kim of North Korea sees this, I would meet him at the Border/DMZ just to shake his hand and say Hello(?)!"...
06:13, 06/29/2019

South Korean bosses can be jailed for dismissing bullied employees thanks to a new law South Korean bosses who unfairly fire workers that complain of office bullying now face up to three years in prison or a 30 million won ($25,464) fine, under a new law aimed at cracking down on the country's toxic work culture....
13:26, 07/16/2019

Was North Korean leader Kim's slain half brother a CIA source? Kim Jong Nam, the slain half brother of North Korea’s leader, met on several occasions with CIA operatives, the Wall Street Journal reports.        ...
16:26, 06/11/2019

President Trump and Kim Jong Un Shake Hands at Korean DMZ at Impromptu Meeting (PANMUNJOM, Korea) — With wide grins and a historic handshake, President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un met at the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone on Sunday and agreed to revive talks on the pariah nation’s nuclear ...
15:13, 06/30/2019

North Korean leader Kim oversaw testing of multiple rocket launchers: KCNA North Korea has conducted a "strike drill" for multiple launchers and tactical guided weapons into the East Sea in a military drill supervised by leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday, the North's state media reported on Sunday....
01:52, 05/05/2019

North Korean leader Kim oversaw testing of strike drills on Saturday: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised the "strike drill" of defense units into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the North's state media reported on Sunday....
00:39, 05/05/2019

In a tweet, Trump appears to invite Kim Jong Un to meet him at the Korean demilitarized zone A senior administration official had said no such meeting was planned during Trump’s trip to South Korea, but the president’s message opened the possibility of a third summit....
02:52, 06/29/2019

Trump Invites Kim Jong Un To Meet, Shake Hands at Korean Demilitarized Zone (OSAKA, Japan) — President Donald Trump on Saturday invited North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to shake hands during a possible visit by Trump to the demilitarized zone with South Korea. Trump is scheduled to fly to South Korea later Saturday afte...
03:00, 06/29/2019

North Korean leader's slain half-brother was a CIA informant: Wall Street Journal Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, had been an informant for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
07:13, 06/11/2019

Korean hangover? South Korean pub takes down North Korean trappings after complaints The owner of a North Korea-themed pub being renovated in South Korea took down a North Korean flag and portraits of the isolated country's late leaders on Monday after complaints from neighbors who......
11:13, 09/17/2019

Malaysia frees Vietnamese woman accused of poisoning North Korean leader's half-brother A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was freed on Friday, her lawyer said....
09:26, 05/03/2019

Malaysia frees Vietnamese woman accused in killing of North Korean leader's half-brother A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing the half-brother of North Korea's leader was freed on Friday, a court translator said....
02:52, 05/03/2019

Malaysia frees Vietnamese woman accused of killing North Korean leader's half-brother A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was freed on Friday, her lawyer said....
05:00, 05/03/2019

Trump says he will not allow CIA informants to spy on North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Trump's remarks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House represented a fresh attempt by the president to cozy up to theNorth Korean leader, a policy that has drawn criticism for seeming to overlook Kim's autocratic rule....
04:00, 06/12/2019

Still Have "Confidence" In North Korea's Kim Jong Un: Trump US President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to express his "confidence" in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un despite Pyongyang's recent weapons tests and deadlocked nuclear talks....
04:00, 05/26/2019

Trump Meets Kim Jong Un, Steps Into North Korea President Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to step inside North Korea—a “great honor,” he said—part of an impromptu meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone that divides the two Koreas....
11:00, 06/30/2019

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 repeating his belief that a nuclear deal will still happen -- despite the North Koreans firing short-...
03:26, 05/05/2019

Does North Korea's Kim Jong Un Get Donald Trump Tweet Alerts How people stay informed in the Hermit State of North Korea is always a question, and US President Donald Trump may have answered it Thursday: by Twitter alerts....
21:13, 08/16/2019

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 leverage in his trade standoff with President Trump....
06:13, 06/23/2019

Donald Trump gets 'beautiful' letter from North Korea's Kim Jong Un After receiving a letter from Kim Jong Un, US President Trump said he was "never a fan" of joint US-South Korea war games. Trump indicated new talks could be ahead, even as North Korea continues to launch missiles....
02:13, 08/10/2019

Trump crosses into North Korea in historic meeting with Kim Jong Un at DMZ President Trump met Kim Jong Un and stepped across the border into North Korea, marking the first time a sitting U.S. President done set foot on North Korean soil....
10:13, 06/30/2019

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.'...
18:13, 05/04/2019

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 the government in Iran....
18:52, 05/28/2019

Trump says Bolton a 'disaster' on North Korea, 'out of line' on Venezuela U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that John Bolton, dismissed a day earlier as national security adviser, had been a "disaster" on North Korea policy, "out of line" on Venezuela, and did not get along with important administration officia...
15:13, 09/12/2019

Former Democratic party leader Donna Brazile doesn’t blame Trump for shootings President Trump has an unlikely ally defending him against claims that his rhetoric is at fault for last week’s mass shootings: former Democratic Party head Donna Brazile. “President Trump had nothing to do with the maniac, and I’m being gracious her...
02:13, 08/11/2019

Trump Says Open To Meeting Kim Jong Un At North-South Korea Border US President Donald Trump said Saturday he was open to meeting Kim Jong Un at the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea while on a trip to Seoul this week....
03:52, 06/29/2019

North Korea Calls Kim Jong Un-Donald Trump Meeting "Historic" North Korea on Monday described the weekend meeting between its leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump in the Demilitarized Zone as "historic" and "amazing"....
02:00, 07/01/2019

Trump says he’d feel ‘very comfortable’ crossing into North Korea if he meets Kim Jong Un at DMZ OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Trump says he’d feel ‘very comfortable’ crossing into North Korea if he meets Kim Jong Un at DMZ....
10:39, 06/29/2019

North Korea Launches Projectiles Despite ‘Beautiful Letter’ from Kim Jong-un to Trump North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles off its east coast, hours after President Trump said he had received a “very beautiful” and “very positive” letter from Kim Jong-un....
02:39, 08/10/2019

Kim Jong Un Invited Donald Trump To North Korea In New Letter: Report North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited US President Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang in a letter sent in August, a South Korean newspaper reported on Monday, citing diplomatic sources....
08:52, 09/16/2019

Trump shakes hands with Kim Jong-un and steps into North Korea – live US president steps over demarcation line as two leaders chat in historic meeting 8.13am BST Donald Trump: "When I put out the social media notification, if he didn't show up, the press was going to make me look very bad, so you made us both look goo...
09:26, 06/30/2019

Trump meets Kim Jong Un, becomes first sitting U.S. president to step into North Korea _____ SEOUL, South Korea — Taking an unprecedented step onto North Korean soil, President Donald Trump announced Sunday that Washington and Pyongyang will relaunch stalled nuclear talks. The statement came during an extraordinary last-minute meeting ...
19:52, 06/30/2019

Trump: North Korea’s missile tests don’t violate deal with Kim Jong Un President Trump said Friday that North Korea’s recent flurry of missile tests possibly violated UN resolutions but did not break his agreement with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, whom he called a friend. “Kim Jong Un and North Korea tested 3 shor...
22:52, 08/02/2019

Trump's surprise DMZ invite to Kim Jong Un 'very interesting,' North Korea official says The North Korean government reportedly found President Trump’s surprise Twitter invitation to meet with Kim Jong Un at the DMZ this weekend “very interesting.”...
14:00, 06/29/2019

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 state-run news agency reported Sunday, quoting Kim as saying he would “seriously contemplate̶...
15:52, 06/23/2019

Trump Meets Kim Jong Un In North Korea After Crossing Demilitarised Zone Donald Trump stepped onto North Korean soil Sunday as he met Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the peninsula, in a symbolic diplomatic spectacle and a first for any......
10:00, 06/30/2019

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 “will keep his promise to me.”...
05:39, 05/26/2019

John Bolton "Disaster" On North Korea, "Out Of Line" On Venezuela: Trump US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that John Bolton, dismissed a day earlier as national security adviser, had been a "disaster" on North Korea policy, "out of line" on Venezuela, and did not......
11:39, 09/12/2019

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 by Pyongyang's decision to fire them....
10:39, 05/27/2019

Trump rips ‘Mr. Tough Guy’ John Bolton over North Korea, Iraq President Trump on Wednesday ripped his ex-national security adviser John Bolton, calling him “Mr. Tough Guy” and asserting that he’d damaged Trump’s effort to cut a nuke deal with Kim Jong Un. “John wasn’t in line with what we were doing and a...
01:26, 09/12/2019

Why the Trump-Bolton breakup was inevitable. They clashed over Iran, North Korea and more Trump campaigned on withdrawing the U.S. from “endless wars,” while Bolton embraced an interventionist foreign policy agenda. Trump sought negotiations with reviled despots. Bolton wanted the U.S. to topple them.     ...
12:01, 09/11/2019

President Trump tells Kim Jong Un ‘I was proud to step over the line’ into North Korea PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — President Trump tells Kim Jong Un ‘I was proud to step over the line’ into North Korea....
09:52, 06/30/2019

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 open to diplomacy even though nuclear talks remain gridlocked....
17:52, 06/23/2019

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 ended in failure....
07:13, 05/31/2019

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 face their own challenges with US President Donald......
03:39, 06/20/2019

North Korea Missile Tests Didn't Violate Kim Jong Un Pledge To Trump: US US national security adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday North Korea's recent missile tests did not violate a pledge its leader Kim Jong Un made to President Donald Trump, but Pyongyang had yet to......
06:26, 08/01/2019

Trump Shrugs Off North Korean Weapons Test President Trump expressed confidence that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would ‘do nothing to interfere’ with the isolated regime’s potential economic progress, as Pyongyang confirmed a Saturday weapons launch that appeared meant to convey displeasu...
13:00, 05/05/2019

Trump downplays North Korean missile treat In an apparent contradiction of his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday downplayed recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan....
05:52, 05/26/2019

Trump downplays North Korean missile tests President Donald Trump is downplaying recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan....
05:52, 05/26/2019

North Korean Boat With 3 Crewmen Crosses Into South Korean Waters: Report A North Korean boat with three crewmen crossed the de facto maritime border with South Korean and has been towed to a port, Yonhap news agency reported on Sunday, citing the South's Joint Chiefs....
09:26, 07/28/2019

North Korean Envoy, Said To Be Executed, Is Alive: South Korean Lawmaker A North Korean nuclear envoy who steered talks before a failed summit with the United States in February is alive, a South Korean legislator said on Tuesday, contradicting a South Korean news report......
15:26, 07/16/2019

New model of weapon identified in latest North Korean tests, South Korean officials say North Korea tested "long-range multiple rocket launchers and tactical guided weapons" on Saturday in a "strike drill" overseen by the country's leader Kim Jong Un, according to the state-run Korean Central News Agency....
05:52, 05/06/2019

Kim Jong Un praises Trump for being first US president to visit North Korea, calls it ‘courageous and determined act’ PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Kim Jong Un praises Trump for being first US president to visit North Korea, calls it ‘courageous and determined act’...
09:52, 06/30/2019

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” and that a denuclearization deal with the U.S. “will happen.” Saturday’s t...
19:26, 05/04/2019

North Korea tested missiles, but that didn’t violate a pledge to Trump: John Bolton John Bolton: "The firing of these missiles don't violate the pledge that Kim Jong Un made to the president about intercontinental-range ballistic missiles,"...
15:39, 08/01/2019

Bolton says North Korea tests didn't violate pledge to Trump, but no word on talks U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday North Korea's recent missile tests did not violate a pledge its leader Kim Jong Un made to President Donald Trump, but Pyongyang had yet to say when working-level talks on denuclearization ...
07:39, 08/01/2019

Trump casts doubt on reports of North Korean executions U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared to cast doubt on news reports of North Korean executions as part of a purge in the aftermath of a failed Hanoi summit and lamented that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was blamed too quickly....
21:26, 06/05/2019

Trump: North Korean missile tests may defy UN, but not his agreement with Kim U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that North Korea's missile tests may have violated United Nations resolutions but did not break his agreement North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
22:26, 08/02/2019

Trump on latest North Korean missile tests: 'Nobody's happy about it' "They were smaller missiles, short-range missiles," Trump told reporters at the White House. "Nobody's happy about it, but we're taking a good look and we'll see."...
21:26, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump becomes first US President to step into North Korea in historic meeting with Kim Jong Un arranged on Twitter Donald Trump has become the first US President to step into North Korea after meeting Kim Jong Un at the border in a last-minute meeting arranged via Twitter....
12:52, 06/30/2019

Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un greet each other with cross-border handshake at fortified Demilitarized Zone PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un greet each other with cross-border handshake at fortified Demilitarized Zone....
09:52, 06/30/2019

Trump Says Recent North Korean Missile Tests Didn't Bother Him President Trump said he didn’t think North Korea’s missile tests were a violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions and acknowledged disagreement with his advisers....
12:52, 05/27/2019

North Korean Negotiator’s Downfall Was Sealed When Trump-Kim Summit Collapsed The fate of Kim Yong-chol provides the latest example of how a senior North Korean official’s political fortune is made or broken at the whims of Kim Jong-un....
21:39, 05/31/2019

Donald Trump Has "No Problem" With Latest North Korean Missile Tests North Korea carried out its third missile test in eight days Friday, according to the South's military, but US President Donald Trump said he had "no problem" with the spate of launches by Pyongyang....
02:52, 08/02/2019

Trump brushes off controversy, says he isn't worried about North Korean missile tests President Trump said Monday that he wasn’t worried whether North Korea violated international agreements with its missile tests, further separating from his advisers....
16:13, 05/27/2019

Flaws seen in Trump's calm response to North Korean missile launches U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday played down North Korea's latest launch of short-range ballistic missiles, calling them "very standard," a response some analysts said exposed flaws in his approach to Pyongyang and ignored the threat posed to al...
02:00, 07/27/2019

Trump, Moon Jae-in Discuss North Korean Denuclearization: White House US President Donald Trump spoke with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday to discuss North Korea's denuclearization, according to the White House....
20:39, 05/07/2019

North Korean Missile Tests Break U.N. Rules, Trump Says---But Not His Agreement With Kim President Trump conceded that North Korea’s recent short-range missile tests might have broken United Nations resolutions but said he didn’t consider them a violation of Kim Jong Un’s commitments to the U.S. president....
23:39, 08/02/2019

Tucker Carlson says Trump 'dominated' Kim as 'wheezing' North Korean dictator struggled Fox News host Tucker Carlson witnessed the historic meeting between President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on Sunday, and shared his thoughts on "Fox & Friends." ...
00:52, 07/01/2019

Former US-North Korean negotiator says Trump in ‘complete denial’ over Kim’s latest missile tests HEY, THEY’RE JUST SHORT-RANGE MISSILES: As President Trump works to get the derailed nuclear talks with North Korea back on track, he continues to downplay the threat from missile tests and side with Kim Jong Un on joint U.S.-South Korean military ex...
15:39, 08/26/2019

Hong Kong protests: Police threaten protesters with guns and water cannons as both sides pass the blame for violence A policeman has fired a gunshot in Hong Kong, the first time a live round has been used to warn demonstrators since anti-government protests broke out in June....
15:13, 08/26/2019

North Korea executes 5 officials over failed Kim-Trump summit: South Korean media North Korea has executed five officials for their role in the failed second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to a South Korean newspaper....
04:26, 05/31/2019

Trump Says North Korean Dictator Sent Him An Apology Note for Country's Recent Missile Tests Hours after North Korea purportedly launched its fifth round of short-range missile testing in the last few weeks, President Donald Trump let the world know in a series of Saturday morning tweets that at least the country’s dictator Kim Jong Un wrote...
21:52, 08/10/2019

Kim Jong Un's sister visits DMZ to pay respects to South Korean first lady The younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited Korea's demilitarized zone on Wednesday to pay her respects to South Korea's former first lady, who died earlier this week....
17:26, 06/12/2019

South Korean Daily Says That Kim Jong-un Executed and Purged Top Nuclear Negotiators The report comes amid speculation that the North’s leader is changing tack after his summit meeting with President Trump failed to lift punishing sanctions....
03:52, 05/31/2019

Kim Jong Un's sister flies solo as she heads to DMZ to meet South Korean officials In a rare contact between North Korean and South Korean officials, Kim Jong Un’ sister met with the South’s officials following the death of a former South Korean first lady on Monday....
20:00, 06/12/2019

Trump becomes first sitting U.S. leader to enter North Korea “I was proud to step over the line,” Trump told Kim as they met in on the South Korean side of the truce village of Panmunjom. “It is a great day for the world.”...
15:52, 06/30/2019

House GOP leader sides with AOC on pay hike, says Congress at risk of being only for millionaires House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., appeared to echo New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying members of Congress deserve a pay raise -- or else only millionaires will be able to serve....
11:14, 07/06/2019

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 saying he would "seriously contemplate it."...
07:00, 06/23/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. security adviser Bolton meets S.Korean officials, seeks stronger ties U.S. national security adviser John Bolton met with South Korean officials on Wednesday to discuss major bilateral issues amid South Korea's trade spat with Japan, stalled nuclear talks with North Korea, and a regional air space dispute on Tuesday....
07:52, 07/24/2019

U.S. security adviser Bolton meets South Korean officials, seeks stronger ties U.S. national security adviser John Bolton met with South Korean officials on Wednesday to discuss major bilateral issues amid South Korea's trade spat with Japan, stalled nuclear talks with North Korea, and a regional air space dispute on Tuesday....
08:26, 07/24/2019

CORRECTED-U.S. security adviser Bolton meets S.Korean officials to discuss N.Korea, alliance U.S. national security adviser John Bolton met with South Korean officials on Wednesday to discuss major bilateral issues amid South Korea's trade spat with Japan, stalled nuclear talks with North Korea, and a regional air space dispute on Tuesday....
07:52, 07/24/2019

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 those coming from a particular South Korean source....
03:13, 06/04/2019

North Korea leader Kim invited Trump to Pyongyang in letter: report North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited U.S. President Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang in a letter sent in August amid stalled denuclearisation talks, a South Korean newspaper reported on Monday, citing diplomatic sources....
11:13, 09/16/2019

Dismissing criticism, Trump presides over July 4th holiday with military show U.S. President Donald Trump will preside over July Fourth Independence Day celebrations on Thursday with a speech about patriotism and a show of military might that critics say is politicizing an important holiday and wasting taxpayer money....
16:52, 07/04/2019

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 Un raised hopes for a revival of stalled nuclear talks. The president will arrive in South Korea on ...
15:52, 06/24/2019

Third U.S.-North Korea summit entirely possible, up to Kim: Bolton A third summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is entirely possible and is up to Pyongyang, White House national security adviser John Bolton said on Tuesday, saying Washington is ready to hold one when Pyongya...
15:39, 06/11/2019

Third U.S.-North Korea summit possible, up to Kim: Bolton A third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is possible but the ball is in Pyongyang's court, White House national security adviser John Bolton said on Tuesday....
17:13, 06/11/2019

Far-right AfD shares blame for politician's killing, conservative leader says The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party must share blame for the killing of pro-immigration conservative politician Walter Luebcke, shot two weeks ago in what prosecutors believe a politically motivated crime, the conservatives' leader said...
19:13, 06/19/2019

South Korea conservative suggests Kim Jong Un a better leader than Moon A conservative politician in South Korea is under fire for suggesting President Moon Jae-in is somehow worse than Kim Jong Un, North Korea's dictator....
17:52, 05/31/2019

North Korea: Kim Jong Un inspects new submarine Analysts say the size of the new submarine suggests it has been designed to potentially carry ballistic missiles. North Korea has claimed to have tested submarine-launched ballistic missiles in the past....
14:52, 07/23/2019

The Latest: Ex-rebel leader denies blame for MH17 downing THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the probe into the downing of flight MH17 (all times local): 1:55 p.m. A former rebel leader in eastern Ukraine is denying that the separatists are to blame for downing Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Russian ...
14:26, 06/19/2019

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 "projectile" launch into the Sea of Japan....
05:13, 05/05/2019

Kim Jong Un supervised weapons tests: North Korea North Korea said Sunday leader Kim Jong Un supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, which extended a streak of launches that are seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States while driving a we...
14:00, 08/11/2019

China’s Xi holds talks with Kim Jong Un in North Kora The leaders of China and North Korea were meeting in the North Korean capital, with stalled nuclear negotiations with Washington expected to be on the agenda...
11:00, 06/20/2019

North Korea Changes Constitution To Solidify Kim Jong Un's Rule North Korea's parliament has approved changes to the country's constitution to solidify leader Kim Jong Un's role as head of state, state media said on Thursday....
20:00, 08/29/2019

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, signaling that the former spymaster is alive and remains a force in the power structure....
08:39, 06/03/2019

North Korea changes constitution to solidify Kim Jong Un’s rule North Korea's parliament has approved changes to the country's constitution to solidify leader Kim Jong Un’s role as head of state, state media said on Thursday....
20:26, 08/29/2019

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 about the stalled negotiations with Washington over North Korea's nuclear weapons....
22:13, 06/20/2019

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 signaling that the former spymaster is alive and remains a force in North Korea's power structure....
06:39, 06/03/2019

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 with an effort by the Trump administration to play down the launches as it tries to kick-start diploma...
10:26, 05/25/2019

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 Pyongyang’s hands. “We’re ready when they are,” ​he told a business forum hosted by the Wall Street...
20:00, 06/11/2019

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 about the stalled negotiations with Washington over North Korea’s nuclear weapons....
08:52, 06/20/2019

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 weeks, after Kim Jong-un criticised the producers of the most recent event for their “wrong spirit”, ...
19:13, 06/05/2019

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un approves of recent weapons tests The launches were North Korea's sixth round of tests since late July that experts say would expand its ability to strike targets throughout South Korea, including U.S. bases there....
11:39, 08/17/2019

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 human being” after the U.S. presidential hopeful called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyr...
09:39, 05/22/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un inspected new rocket system again: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un again on Friday inspected the test firing of a "newly-developed large-caliber multiple launch guided rocket system", North Korean state media reported early on Saturday....
00:52, 08/03/2019

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 she had been temporarily demoted following the......
13:52, 06/04/2019

Kim Jong Un wants American basketball players to visit North Korea At least it’s one way he’s on the ball! North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un begged the US to send a team of “famous basketball players” as an assist to diplomatic relations, according to a report. The quirky dictator — alre...
21:13, 05/10/2019

Kim Jong Un celebrates test of North Korea’s new missile system Kim Jong Un was all smiles after North Korea test-fired a new weapon. Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency said Kim expressed “great satisfaction” over his military’s “mysterious and amazing success rates” in recent testing activity and vowed to bu...
21:52, 08/17/2019

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 said on Monday, signaling that the former spymaster is alive and remains a force in North Korea's pow...
02:13, 06/03/2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping Meets Kim Jong Un In North Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping to Pyongyang on Thursday on a historic visit to burnish an uneasy alliance, with the two men each facing challenges of their own......
17:52, 06/20/2019

New North Korea Constitution Calls Kim Jong Un Head Of State Kim Jong Un has been formally named head of state of North Korea and commander-in-chief of the military in a new constitution observers said was possibly aimed at preparing for a peace treaty with the......
11:52, 07/12/2019

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. Security Council resolutions with recent tests of short-range missiles....
23:26, 05/27/2019

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 tests of short-range missile a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions....
07:13, 05/27/2019

North Korea calls Bolton ‘war monger’ over missile comment SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — 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 tests of short-range missile a violation of U.N....
06:13, 05/27/2019

North Korea could warm up to talks after removal of 'war maniac' Bolton Having once branded John Bolton a "war maniac", North Korean officials could see U.S. President Donald Trump's removal of his national security adviser as a chance to resume denuclearization talks without facing an unyielding hawk on the other side....
08:01, 09/11/2019

North Korea unlikely to mourn 'war maniac' Bolton, but U.S. task no easier Among those unlikely to be mourning John Bolton's departure as U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser are officials in North Korea who have denounced him as a "war maniac" and "human scum" for his attempts to end Pyongyang's nuclear...
01:26, 09/11/2019

El Salvador leader Nayib Bukele takes blame for death of man, girl at U.S. border El Salvador President Nayib Bukele on Monday took responsibility for the drowning deaths of a man and his daughter, whose deaths were captured in a photo at the U.S.-Mexico border last week that drew widespread outcry...
21:26, 07/01/2019

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 reported to have criticized the creators of this year's performance....
13:13, 06/05/2019

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 working in precise synchronization, after the premiere drew strong criticism from leader Kim Jong Un,...
01:52, 06/08/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un inspects new submarine and wants regime's military bolstered Reuters North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected a newly built submarine and ordered officials to further bolster the country's military capability, the country's state media said. Last week, North Korea said it may lift its 20-month suspension of ...
10:13, 07/23/2019

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 expressed his dissatisfaction, foreign tour groups said......
14:26, 06/05/2019

China’s President Xi Jinping Holds Talks With Kim Jong Un in North Korea (BEIJING) — The leaders of China and North Korea were talking in the North Korean capital Thursday, with stalled nuclear negotiations with Washington expected to be on the agenda. Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...
12:52, 06/20/2019

JCS: North Korean soldier defects across DMZ A North Korean soldier crossed the inter-Korean border over a river that flows between the two Koreas and expressed a desire to defect to the South, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Thursday....
21:13, 08/01/2019

Bolton reminds Kim of missile pledge after North Korea warns of 'new road' U.S. national security adviser John Bolton reminded North Korea on Tuesday of its leader's pledge to President Donald Trump not to resume launches of intercontinental-range missiles after Pyongyang conducted its fourth short-range missile test in les...
01:26, 08/07/2019

North Korea negotiator lauds Bolton’s departure from White House The North Korean diplomat on U.S.-North Korea negotiations praised President Donald Trump on Friday for replacing former national security adviser John Bolton....
13:13, 09/21/2019

North Korea dubs Bolton's missile comments 'more than ignorant': KCNA U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is "more than ignorant" to argue that North Korea's recent missile tests violated U.N. resolutions, the North's foreign ministry said in a statement on Monday....
11:39, 05/27/2019

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 demanded, White House national security adviser John Bolton said on Sunday....
18:26, 04/28/2019

North Korea dubs Bolton's comments 'inordinately ignorant': KCNA U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is "inordinately ignorant" to argue that North Korea's recent missile tests violated United Nations resolutions, the North's foreign ministry said in a statement carried by state media on Monday....
06:52, 05/27/2019

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 way....
01:39, 05/29/2019

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 regime had "no doubt" violated United Nations resolutions....
00:00, 05/28/2019

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 for the second U.S.-North Korea summit in February, a South Korean newspaper reported on Friday....
02:26, 05/31/2019

Kim Jong Un Supervised Test-Firings of an Unspecified New Weapons System, North Korea Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea said Sunday that leader Kim Jong Un supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, which extended a streak of launches that are seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with th...
12:18, 08/12/2019

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Orders Increase of Naval Weapons While Inspecting a New Submarine (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea leader Kim Jong Un has inspected a newly built submarine and ordered officials to further bolster the country’s military capability, state media reported Tuesday, as the North is increasing its pressure ...
06:00, 07/23/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un expresses 'great satisfaction' over latest weapons tests North Korea said Saturday that leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon, seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear negotiations and their joint military exercises....
02:39, 08/18/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un inspects new submarine, points out weapons systems: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected a newly built submarine and pointed out its tactical capabilities and weapons systems, North Korean state media KCNA said on Tuesday....
02:39, 07/23/2019

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 Jong Un criticized the event, travel agencies said....
18:26, 06/05/2019

North Korea claims Kim Jong Un supervised test launch of new weapons system North Korea announced that Kim Jong Un supervised the test of a new weapons system Saturday, which occurred just hours after President Trump boasted that he received a "really beautiful letter" from Kim....
10:52, 08/12/2019

Kim Jong-un Calls North Korea’s New Rocket System ‘an Inescapable Distress’ to Enemies North Korea tested a new type of multiple-launch guided rocket system that could expand the North’s ability to strike South Korea and American forces stationed there....
04:52, 08/01/2019

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.        ...
10:39, 05/22/2019

UN probing 35 North Korean cyberattacks in 17 countries UNITED NATIONS — UN experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for weapons of mass destruction programs — and they are calling for sanctions against ships prov...
00:52, 08/14/2019

Kim says North Korean launches were warning to US, South North Korea said Wednesday leader Kim Jong Un supervised a live-fire demonstration of newly developed, short-range ballistic missiles intended to send a warning to the United States and South Korea....
15:00, 08/07/2019

US seizes North Korean cargo ship U.S. officials have confiscated North Korea’s second-largest cargo vessel in a crackdown on the smuggling operations that finance the regime’s nuclear weapons program, the Justice Department announced Thursday....
23:39, 05/09/2019

South Korean Follows in His Father's Footsteps---to the North A South Korean man who defected to North Korea appears likely to fill a high-ranking role in Pyongyang’s rubber-stamp legislature, a position formerly held by his parents, who defected in 1986....
17:52, 07/09/2019

U.N. Investigating 35 North Korean Cyberattacks in 17 Countries UNITED NATIONS — U.N. experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for its nuclear program — and they are calling for sanctions against ships providi...
13:27, 08/13/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Ordered "Long-Range Strike" Drill: State Media North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw a "long-range strike" drill, the state news agency reported Friday, a day after South Korea said the weapons fired were short-range missiles....
02:39, 05/10/2019

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 for the second U.S.-North Korea summit in February, holding them responsible for its collapse, a Sou...
01:26, 05/31/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong-un oversaw test of 'super large multiple rocket launcher' Regime says Saturday’s test launch was part of strategy to counter ‘mounting military threats and pressure offensive of hostile forces’The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, oversaw the test of a “super-large multiple rocket launcher” on Saturday, the...
07:52, 08/25/2019

South Korean Leader Strikes Conciliatory Tone in Dispute With Japan In a major speech, President Moon Jae-in urged Japan to stop using trade to address historical disputes and expressed hope that the two economies could cooperate....
06:52, 08/15/2019

Amid Festering Dispute, South Korean Leader Appeals to Japan In a major speech, President Moon Jae-in urged Japan to stop using trade to address historical disputes and expressed hope that the two economies could cooperate....
00:26, 08/16/2019

N.Korean leader Kim oversaw testing of strike drills on Saturday -KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised the "strike drill" of defense units into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the North's state media reported on Sunday....
01:52, 05/05/2019

North Korean media air documentary on Kim-Putin summit North Korea's state TV aired a documentary film featuring Kim Jong Un's trip to Russia for a summit with President Vladimir Putin, highlighting their strong relations amid stalled denuclearization talks with the U.S....
16:52, 04/29/2019

Deploying new U.S. missiles would be 'reckless act': North Korean media Any move by the United States to place new ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in South Korea could spark a "new Cold War" and an escalating arms race in the region, North Korean state media said on Wednesday....
14:26, 08/14/2019

North Korean soldier defects across the DMZ, South Korea says The South Korean military detained a North Korean soldier who crossed the heavily fortified demilitarized zone (DMZ) that separates the two countries, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JSC) said on Thursday....
07:39, 08/01/2019

| Purged no more: North Korean official appears at show A senior North Korean official reportedly purged after talks collapsed between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared at an arts performance with the country's top brass, official media reports....
17:39, 06/03/2019

Hundreds of North Korean 'execution sites' identified A human rights group claims to have identified 323 public execution sites in North Korea where the state has carried out its aggressive use of the death penalty. ...
00:52, 06/11/2019

North Korean soldier defects across border to South A trooper who risked his life crossing the Korean border has expressed his desire to defect. Unauthorized border crossings are rare with armed guards and landmines making the journey almost impossible....
16:00, 08/01/2019

North Korean Defector, 6-Year-Old Son Die Of Starvation In Seoul The bodies of a North Korean defector and her young son have been found in their apartment, Seoul police said Tuesday, with local media reporting they appeared to have died of starvation....
12:13, 08/13/2019

North says Kim, China’s Xi discussed Korean Peninsula issues North Korea says Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping held broad discussions over the political situation surrounding the Korean Peninsula and called for stronger bilateral ties...
03:52, 06/21/2019

‘Executed’ North Korean diplomat is apparently still alive Reports of the death of North Korea’s special envoy to the United States — who South Korean media claimed was executed for the failed Hanoi summit — were greatly exaggerated. Kim Hyok Chol is in state custody while being investigated for his in...
19:00, 06/05/2019

A Top North Korean Official Reappears, but With His Status Damaged Kim Yong-chol, a North Korean party vice chairman, resurfaced in the public eye this week, despite reports that he had been banished to a labor camp....
07:52, 06/03/2019

'Executed' North Korean diplomat is alive, sources say The North Korean diplomat who South Korea's largest newspaper said had been executed by firing squad is alive and in state custody, according to several sources familiar with the situation....
14:00, 06/04/2019

North and South Korean musicians perform together in China A South Korean violinist and a North Korean singer have held a rare joint performance they hope would help bring the divided Koreas closer together via music...
07:13, 05/12/2019

A New Generation of North Korean Defectors Become YouTube Stars Baffling elders who shunned the limelight, young people fleeing the regime find careers on the internet—but they rarely talk politics. They answer questions about dating and snack food; ‘I’m glad I became a celebrity.’...
12:39, 08/28/2019

South Korean man defects to North Korea, Pyongyang says The son of South Korean politicians who defected to North Korea in 1986 arrived in Pyongyang for resettlement, according to a North Korean propaganda service....
22:26, 07/07/2019

Analysts: John Bolton’s exit could bring fresh start for North Korea talks Experts are wondering what John Bolton's exit could mean for nuclear talks, but agree that Kim Jong Un's top officials are likely relieved to be working with someone else....
05:13, 09/14/2019

North Korea Called John Bolton a ‘War Monger’ After He Said Missile Tests Violated Rules (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Monday called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a “war monger” and “defective human product” after he called the North’s recent tests of short-range missiles a violati...
11:39, 05/27/2019

North Korean Soldier Crosses Demilitarised Zone Into South A North Korean soldier crossed the Demilitarised Zone that divides the peninsula, Seoul's military said Thursday, in a rare direct defection across the heavily fortified frontier....
07:39, 08/01/2019

North Korean minister says country willing to resume nuclear talks with U.S. North Korea is widely believed to want the United States to provide it with security guarantees and extensive relief from U.S.-led sanctions in return for limited denuclearization steps....
02:13, 09/10/2019

North Korea fires two projectiles into sea, South Korean military says The launch comes amid new tensions between the U.S. and North Korea and a stalemate in the Trump administration's push for Kim Jong Un to give up his country's nuclear arsenal.        ...
11:52, 07/25/2019

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 expressing their desires to defect...
10:13, 06/18/2019

Germany cannot shut down North Korean Embassy youth hostel The German government wants to stop a hostel manager from paying rent to the North Korean Embassy. But despite a UN resolution forbidding rent payments, the City Hostel Berlin is still open for business....
23:13, 08/16/2019

Japan pushes 300 North Korean boats out of fishing grounds The Japanese coast guard says its patrol boats have been pushing back hundreds of North Korean boats trying to poach in fishing grounds rich with squid off Japan's northern coast....
11:39, 06/18/2019

U.S. seizes North Korean ship it accuses of violating sanctions The United States has for the first time seized a North Korean cargo ship it accused of illicit coal shipments in violation of U.S. and United Nations sanctions, the U.S. Justice Department announced on Thursday....
22:00, 05/09/2019

North Korean hacking groups and copycats are going after financial institutions State-sponsored and criminal actors are mounting a wide array of cyber attacks against the global finance industry with an aim to steal data and sabotage trading systems, according to new research. The report, published by Finnish cybersecurity firm ...
15:13, 08/01/2019

North Korean cryptocurrency heists net estimated $2 billion: UN report North Korea earned as much as $2 billion dollars through large-scale cyber attacks to help fund its weapons programs, a United Nations panel alleges in a new report....
11:00, 08/06/2019

Chinese raids hit North Korean defectors' 'Underground Railroad' A decade after leaving her family behind to flee North Korea, the defector was overwhelmed with excitement when she spoke to her 22-year-old son on the phone for the first time in May after he too escaped into China....
01:52, 06/17/2019

Unification Ministry: 2 rescued North Korean fishermen say they want to defect Two of the four North Korean fishermen rescued from the East Sea last week expressed a desire to defect to South Korea, while the two others were sent back to the North according to their wishes, the unification ministry...
10:52, 06/18/2019

North Korean Ship Seized by U.S. Arrives in American Samoa (PAGO PAGO, American Samoa) — A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived at the capital of this American territory, where it will undergo inspections. The Wise Honest...
16:39, 05/12/2019

Top North Korean official reappears days after purge report SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A senior North Korean official who had been reported as purged over the failed nuclear summit with Washington was shown in state media enjoying a concert alongside leader Kim Jong Un. North Korean publications on Monday show...
05:39, 06/03/2019

Supposedly executed former North Korean nuclear envoy is alive: CNN North Korea's nuclear envoy, who a South Korean newspaper said last week had been executed, is alive but in custody and under investigation for his role in a failed summit with the United States, CNN reported on Tuesday....
07:26, 06/04/2019

New North Korean submarine can carry 3 SLBMs, says South Korea A newly constructed North Korean submarine seems to be capable of carrying three submarine-launched ballistic missiles, South Korea's defense ministry was quoted as saying on Wednesday....
20:26, 07/31/2019

North Korean prisoners publicly executed for trying to escape or steal, UN says UN interviewed more than 330 people, mostly women, who left the country, with some subject to sexual violence and beatingsNorth Korean prisoners who tried to escape or steal have reportedly been publicly executed, and detainees have been subject to s...
17:52, 08/03/2019

U.S. Seizes North Korean Ship It Claims is a Sanction-Buster The United States has seized a North Korean vessel it claims was engaged in sanctions-busting behavior, exporting the country’s coal while importing heavy machinery and other goods. The ship, called M/V Wise Honest, was detained at an unknown locatio...
23:52, 05/09/2019

US officials seize North Korean freighter for defying sanctions The U.S. has seized a North Korean shipping freighter for defying economic sanctions while hauling supplies in and out of the Hermit Kingdom, authorities announced Thursday. Officials with the Southern District of New York in Manhattan and the Depart...
21:52, 05/09/2019

U.S. checking reports of North Korean envoy's execution: Pompeo The United States is attempting to check on reports that a senior North Korean official involved in Pyongyang's non-proliferation talks with Washington has been executed, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday....
12:00, 05/31/2019

U.S. calls for no more North Korean 'provocations,' hopes to resume talks The United States on Thursday urged North Korea to refrain from further provocations after the communist country test-fired two new short-range ballistic missiles and said it still hoped for a resumption of working-level talks on North Korea's denucl...
01:13, 07/26/2019

U.S. still hopes for talks after latest North Korean missile tests North Korea's latest missile launches did not violate a pledge its leader Kim Jong Un made to U.S. President Donald Trump, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday, but efforts to resume denuclearization talks remained in doubt....
01:13, 08/02/2019

U.S. Targets North Korean Hacking as National-Security Threat New U.S. sanctions against North Korean hackers and revelations about North Korean malware show how Pyongyang’s cyber operations have become a crucial revenue stream and a security threat that soon could rival its weapons program, U.S. and industry o...
18:39, 09/15/2019

The Latest: Germany condemns North Korean weapons test Germany is condemning North Korea’s latest test of short-range ballistic missiles, saying they violate U.N. resolutions and calling on the North to resume disarmament talks...
18:13, 08/06/2019

New North Korean submarine can carrying 3 SLBMs, says South Korea A newly constructed North Korean submarine seems to be capable of carrying three submarine-launched ballistic missiles, South Korea's defense ministry was quoted as saying on Wednesday....
12:52, 07/31/2019

North Korea fired two projectiles, South Korean military says South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says the projectiles were launched from an area near the North's western coast and flew cross-country before landing in waters off the country's eastern coast....
00:39, 08/06/2019

North Korean soldier defects to South across demilitarised zone Defections across sensitive area dotted with landmines, fences and guard posts are rareThe South Korean military detained a North Korean soldier who crossed the heavily fortified demilitarised zone that separates the two countries, according to the S...
16:00, 08/01/2019

Japan says North Korean launch didn't reach its territory or EEZ The Japanese Ministry of Defence said no ballistic missiles had reached Japan's territory or its exclusive economic zone after North Korea fired several unidentified projectiles on Wednesday....
03:39, 07/31/2019

Pompeo rejects North Korean charges on military drills U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has rejected charges from North Korea's Foreign Ministry that U.S. plans for military exercises with South Korea are in breach of agreements between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump....
02:00, 07/20/2019

Detained Australian student released from North Korean custody An Australian college student who was detained in North Korea last week has been safely freed, Australian officials said Wednesday. Alek Sigley, 29, was staying with several other Western students in the capital Pyongyang, but had went missing on Jun...
10:39, 07/04/2019

A South Korean cult leader who held 400 followers captive in Fiji has been jailed for six years A South Korean cult leader has been sentenced to six years in jail for holding some 400 followers captive in Fiji and subjecting them to violence and abuse....
08:52, 08/02/2019

South Korean cult leader who held 400 people captive in Fiji jailed for six years Shin Ok-ju, founder of the Grace Road Church, subjected followers to beatings and confiscated their passportsThe leader of a South Korean doomsday cult who held 400 people captive in Fiji and subjected them to violent beatings has been sentenced to s...
06:00, 08/02/2019

China: Thousands of North Korean women forced into prostitution: report A UK-based organization has documented widespread violence against women in North Korea, claiming that thousands of the communist country's women are being subjected to forced marriage and prostitution in China....
00:26, 05/21/2019

North Korean foreign minister calls Pompeo a 'diehard toxin' North Korea's Foreign Minister slammed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday, calling him "a diehard toxin" who is derailing denuclearization talks between the two countries....
10:00, 08/23/2019

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalty that is meant to in...
22:39, 06/10/2019

North Korea's Kim says missile launch a warning to South Korean 'warmongers' North Korea said on Friday its latest missile launch was a warning to South Korean "warmongers" to stop importing weapons and conducting joint military drills, a message that analysts said was also aimed at the United States....
03:52, 07/26/2019

Kim, Xi agree to grow ties whatever external situation: North Korean media North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's President Xi Jinping reached a consensus on "important issues," and agreed to build on their countries' friendly relations "whatever the international situation," North Korean state media reported....
04:00, 06/22/2019

Kim, Xi agree to grow ties whatever the external situation: North Korean media North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's President Xi Jinping reached a consensus on "important issues," and agreed to build on their countries' friendly relations "whatever the international situation," North Korean state media reported....
13:52, 06/22/2019

Hundreds of North Korean execution sites identified, says rights group South-Korea-based group says it has found more than 300 such sites after interviewing more than 600 defectors A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of sites where witnesses say North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicia...
13:39, 06/11/2019

North Korea's Kim says missile launch is a warning to South Korean 'warmongers' North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected the demonstration of a "new-type tactical guided weapon" on Thursday as a warning to South Korean "warmongers" to stop importing weapons and conducting joint military drills, state media said on Friday....
05:00, 07/26/2019

Thousands of North Korean Women Are Being Forced Into China’s Sex Trade, a Report Says A new report says thousands of North Korean women and girls are being forced to into marriages and sex slavery in China. An investigation by London-based non-profit Korea Future Initiative (KFI) conducted first-hand interviews over two years with 45 ...
13:00, 05/22/2019

South Korea vows to beef up defense against North Korean cyberthreats Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo vowed Friday to bolster the country's cyber operations to combat the growing threats in cyberspace posed by North Korea and other entities....
12:26, 09/20/2019

North Korean propaganda outlets demand return of defecting waitresses North Korean propaganda outlets on Wednesday called for the immediate return of a group of North Korean restaurant workers living in South Korea after a mass defection in 2016....
02:13, 09/19/2019

US seizes North Korean ship amid tense moment in relations The U.S. said Thursday it has seized a North Korean cargo ship that was used to violate international sanctions, a first-of-its kind enforcement action that comes tense moment in relations between the two countries....
00:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. seizes North Korean coal vessel that was accused of violating sanctions In an unusual civil forfeiture action, the Justice Department announced on Thursday it has seized a major cargo vessel belonging to North Korea known as the "Wise Honest," which officials allege violated U.S. and United Nations sanctions by illicitly...
19:13, 05/09/2019

North Korean projectiles were ballistic missiles, flew about 250 km: South Korea The unidentified projectiles launched by North Korea early on Wednesday were ballistic missiles that flew about 250 km (155 miles), South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said....
03:39, 07/31/2019

New North Korean Missile Comes With Angry Message to South Korea’s President The North said its leader, Kim Jong-un, arranged Thursday’s launch to punish the “double-dealing” of President Moon Jae-in. Analysts detected growing frustration as sanctions bite....
18:26, 07/26/2019

North Korea fires two unidentified projectiles: South Korean military North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles on Tuesday morning from South Pyongan province towards the east, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said....
02:13, 09/10/2019

South Korean Follows Parents In Rare Defection To North Korea: Report A South Korean man has defected to North Korea, following in the footsteps of his political parents who also made a high-profile switch of allegiance in the 1980s, according to Pyongyang's state......
17:39, 07/08/2019

North Korean cargo ship seized by US arrives in American Samoa A North Korean ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived Saturday at the capital of this American territory....
07:52, 05/12/2019

Top North Korean official reappears days after report claiming he was executed  A senior North Korean official who had been reported as being purged over the failed nuclear summit with Washington was shown in state media on Monday enjoying a concert near leader Kim Jong Un....
15:26, 06/03/2019

North Korean hackers caught phishing for South Koreans’ cryptocurrency Hackers from North Korea are making headlines again, this time for going after the funds of users of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange UpBit. The hackers allegedly sent a phishing email to UpBit users earlier this week. The email falsely claimed t...
11:39, 05/31/2019

Japan coastguard says it detected North Korean ballistic missile launch Japan's coastguard said it had detected ballistic missile launches from North Korea on Saturday and warned shipping to stay to stay clear of any debris....
07:13, 08/24/2019

Foiled North Korean Escape Ignites Human-Rights Debate China’s detention of a 9-year-old girl and six other North Koreans who tried to escape their country has triggered a public outcry that South Korea’s president, while pursuing peace talks, must confront Pyongyang about rights abuses....
18:39, 05/12/2019

North, South Korean musicians hold rare joint performance SHANGHAI — South Korean violinist Won Hyung Joon took the stage, nodded once to his North Korean soprano partner, and placed his instrument on his shoulder. With a flick of the conductor’s wrist, she began to sing, and he began to bow — the beginning...
19:52, 05/13/2019

U.S. man accused of North Korean embassy theft in Madrid to be freed on bail A U.S. man accused of taking part in a raid on the North Korean Embassy in Madrid was ordered freed on $1.3 million bail on Tuesday but must serve home confinement ahead of his possible extradition to Spain....
01:26, 07/10/2019

Seized North Korean cargo ship arrives in American Samoa A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. under suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrives in the capital of American Samoa.        ...
06:52, 05/13/2019

These North Korean defectors were sold into China as cybersex slaves. Then they escaped Wearing big black headphones and sitting on a blue floral bedspread, North Korean defector Lee Yumi was video chatting with yet another stranger online, dark rings shading the pale skin under her eyes....
09:13, 06/10/2019

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 war....
12:13, 05/03/2019

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbing with dictator Kim Jong Un during an art performance Sunday....
07:00, 06/03/2019

U.S. officials still hope for talks after latest North Korean missile tests North Korea's latest missile launches did not violate a pledge its leader Kim Jong Un made to U.S. President Donald Trump, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday, but efforts to resume denuclearization talks remained in doubt....
10:00, 08/01/2019

South Korea says North Korean fishing boat, three crew to be returned South Korea will release three North Koreans who crossed the maritime border aboard a fishing vessel at the weekend, Seoul's Unification Ministry said on Monday....
06:39, 07/29/2019

Senior North Korean official reappears after 'forced labour' report Photo shows Kim Yong-chol attended an art performance with Kim Jong-un on SundayA senior North Korean official who was reportedly sent to a labour camp has attended a concert alongside leader Kim Jong-un, state media has said.There had been speculati...
09:13, 06/03/2019

Freed Australian denies North Korean spy charges, says no plans to return The Australian student released last week after being detained in North Korea said on Tuesday Pyongyang's accusation that he was a spy was "pretty obviously" false, but that his work in the country was probably over....
17:26, 07/09/2019

U.S. officials hold out for talks after latest North Korean missile tests North Korea's latest missile launches did not violate a pledge its leader Kim Jong Un made to U.S. President Donald Trump, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday, but efforts to resume denuclearization talks remained in doubt....
07:39, 08/01/2019

North Korean Weapons Tests Sharpen Abilities to Fend Off a U.S.-Led Attack North Korea’s recent weapons tests are widely seen as a means to pressure the U.S. to offer concessions when talks resume, but they also allow Pyongyang to keep advancing its weapons program....
20:52, 08/01/2019

North Korean nuclear scientist promoted after test of 'new weapons system' A North Korean nuclear scientist is emerging as a major player in the regime following the successful launches of short-range missiles across multiple tests....
02:52, 08/14/2019

US sanctions North Korean hacking groups it says stole millions around the world The U.S. Treasury on Friday sanctioned three hacking groups it says have links to North Korea's intelligence bureau and have stolen millions from banks and other entities around the world....
08:52, 09/14/2019

North Korea's Kim says missile test a warning to South Korean 'warmongers' North Korea said on Friday its latest missile launch was a warning to South Korean "warmongers" to stop importing weapons and conducting joint military drills, a message analysts said was also aimed at the United States....
23:39, 07/26/2019

North Korean group sends letter of 'solidarity' to South's activists A North Korean committee claiming to represent the rights of victims of forced wartime labor and former comfort women delivered a "letter of solidarity" to a South Korean group of activists....
10:13, 08/13/2019

North Korea State Media: Kim Jong Un Oversees Missile Firing Drills and Calls for ‘High Alert Posture’ (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korean state media on Sunday showed leader Kim Jong Un observing live-fire drills of long-range multiple rocket launchers and what appeared to be a new short-range ballistic missile, a day after South Korea expresse...
19:00, 05/05/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un oversees testing of multiple rocket launchers, tells troops to 'keep high alert posture' The leader of the Hermit Kingdom supervised a "strike drill" of long-range multiple rocket launchers and unspecified tactical guided weapons into the East Sea on Saturday while telling troops to remains on alert, North Korean state media said....
15:26, 05/05/2019

North Korea fires multiple unidentified projectiles: South Korean military North Korea fired multiple unidentified projectiles early on Wednesday, less than a week after firing two new short-range ballistic missiles, the South Korean military's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said....
00:26, 07/31/2019

North Korea fired 2 short-range missiles into the sea: South Korean military A South Korean defense official, requesting anonymity citing department rules, said that the United States analyzed one of the missiles that flew longer than 430 kilometers....
11:00, 07/25/2019

Hundreds of North Korean Public Execution Sites Have Been Identified, Rights Group Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the deat...
08:52, 06/11/2019

U.S. man accused in theft at North Korean Embassy in Madrid ordered freed on bail A U.S. man accused of taking part in a raid of the North Korean Embassy in Madrid was ordered freed on $1.3 million bail on Tuesday but must serve home confinement ahead of his possible extradition to Spain....
00:00, 07/10/2019

North Korean projectiles believed to be short-range ballistic missiles: Kyodo The North Korean projectiles launched early Friday are believed to be short-range ballistic missiles, Kyodo News reported, citing unnamed Japanese government officials....
05:13, 08/02/2019

Otto Warmbier’s parents want seized North Korean ship as lawsuit payment The parents of Otto Warmbier have filed a claim for a seized North Korean cargo ship, seeking to collect on a multimillion-dollar judgment awarded in the American college student’s death. The Warmbiers filed court papers Manhattan federal court...
22:00, 07/07/2019

The North Korean restaurant accused by a think tank of using software sales to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi does little to hide its North Korean ties....
03:13, 05/19/2019

North Korea fires two projectiles into sea off eastern coast: South Korean military North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast on Friday morning, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement....
02:00, 08/16/2019

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. officials said....
21:00, 05/09/2019

Report claims thousands of North Korean women sold into sex slavery in China Thousands of North Korean women and girls are being trafficked and sold into sexual slavery in China, where many are sold as wives to Chinese men while others are forced into prostitution or to live stream sex acts against their will, a new report cl...
09:39, 05/21/2019

US government unveils new North Korean hacking tool as tensions continue to rise The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI on Thursday publicly identified a new North Korean malware capable of funneling information from a victim's computer network....
04:00, 05/10/2019

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 negotiations....
13:52, 06/04/2019

At least one North Korean projectile launched, appears to be short-range missile: U.S. official At least one projectile was launched by North Korea and based on initial information it appeared to be similar to previous short-range missiles fired by Pyongyang, a U.S. official said on Friday, speaking on the condition of anonymity....
01:52, 08/10/2019

Meet the three North Korean hacking groups funding the country’s weapons programs Enlarge / Hacking for their home country, we guess. The Trump administration is sanctioning three North Korean hacking groups widely accused of carrying out attacks that targeted critical infrastructure and stole millions of dollars from banks in...
06:13, 09/14/2019

White House press secretary bruised in scuffle with North Korean security New White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham reportedly got bruised Sunday after she threw herself into a scrum of North Korean security personnel as she tried to make way for US reporters to cover the meeting between President Trump and Kim Jon...
18:52, 06/30/2019

North Korean missile launch not a threat directed at U.S, South Korea: allies say The South Korean-U.S. military command said on Friday a North Korean missile launch the previous day was not a threat directed at South Korea or the United States and had "no impact on our defense posture"....
03:52, 07/26/2019

North Korean flag carrier Air Koryo to begin direct flights to Macao North Korean flag carrier Air Koryo will begin flying direct to the Chinese gambling enclave of Macao next month, the city's aviation authority said....
12:52, 07/24/2019

Ex-Marine accused by Spain of North Korean embassy break-in freed on bail A former U.S. Marine accused of breaking into North Korea's embassy in Madrid and assaulting diplomatic personnel was freed on $1.3 million bond in Los Angeles on Tuesday....
04:52, 07/10/2019

Human rights group claims to locate North Korean execution sites SEOUL, South Korea — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalt...
17:39, 06/11/2019

South Korea expresses 'strong concern' over North Korean missile launch South Korea expressed "strong concern" on Wednesday that North Korea's launch of two short-range ballistic missiles could harm efforts to build peace on the Korean Peninsula, the presidential Blue House said...
20:26, 07/31/2019

North Korea says missile test was 'solemn warning to South Korean warmongers’ Pyongyang said the guided missiles were designed to avoid interception by South Korea’s missile defenses, and came in response to Seoul’s weapons imports and recent joint military exercises with the United States....
07:26, 07/26/2019

Report of North Korean execution prompts skepticism and concerns about gaps in knowledge A Seoul-based newspaper claimed that North Korea had executed its chief nuclear negotiator. But South Korean news outlets have a spotty record on reporting purges and state-ordered killings by Pyongyang....
20:13, 05/31/2019

North Korea says new missile test was 'solemn warning' to South Korean 'warmongers' North Korea said Friday that the new missile test is a “solemn warning” to “South Korean military warmongers” over its weapons development and plans to hold joint military drills with the U.S....
20:39, 07/26/2019

U.S. warrant issued for accused ringleader of North Korean embassy raid in Madrid U.S. authorities are focused on Southern California in their manhunt for a one-time human rights activist accused of leading a violent takeover of North Korea's embassy in Spain, according to a federal arrest warrant unsealed on Friday....
21:52, 04/28/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korean hacking groups blamed for global attacks The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three North Korean hacking groups it said were involved in the "WannaCry" ransomware attacks and hacking of international banks and customer accounts....
20:13, 09/13/2019

Bail hearing set for ex-U.S. Marine accused of storming North Korean mission in Madrid A bail review hearing is set to resume on Tuesday in Los Angeles federal court for a former U.S. Marine accused of being part of a group that stormed the North Korean embassy in Madrid and stole computers and computer drives....
15:26, 07/09/2019

UN report reveals gross human rights violations to North Korean prisoners Secretary-General António Guterres says in a new report that prisoners who tried to escape or steal have reportedly been publicly executed, and detainees have been subject to sexual violence and severely beaten with clubs and metal rods....
19:52, 08/03/2019

Top North Korean official Kim Yong Chol reappears days after purge report North Korean publications showed Kim Yong Chol sitting five seats away from a clapping Kim Jong Un during a musical performance by the wives of Korean People’s Army officers.        ...
12:00, 06/03/2019

Trump and Iran may be on the brink of a war that would likely be devastating to both sides Jonathan Ernst/Reuters The US could be on the brink of war with Iran after weeks of rising tensions. The US has sent bombers, an aircraft-carrier strike group, and more to the Middle East in response to unspecified threats to US forces or interests...
22:26, 05/23/2019

Banks won’t take sides in Trump subpoena fight NEW YORK (AP) — Two banks that have done business with Donald Trump say they aren’t taking sides in a fight between the president and House Democrats over access to his financial records. Lawyers for Deutsche Bank and Capital One filed letters ...
23:26, 05/07/2019

Judge rules ex-Marine accused of invading North Korean mission in Madrid could be freed A former U.S. Marine accused of participating in a robbery at the North Korean embassy in Madrid is eligible for release from custody, a federal judge in Los Angeles ruled on Tuesday, even as the man faces possible extradition to Spain....
03:13, 07/03/2019

North Korean ship used to illicitly transport coal is seized over sanctions violation, US announces A North Korean cargo vessel used to transport coal was seized in violation of international sanctions against the rogue regime, the U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday.  ...
19:26, 05/09/2019

Calls grow to drop case against US Marine and activists in North Korean embassy intrusion The Justice Department is charging two men accused of intruding into the North Korean embassy in Madrid, Spain, and grabbing computers, thumb drives and a cell phone that they then handed over to the FBI....
03:39, 05/08/2019

South Korean defense ministry says North Korea has tested a 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 to CNN by text message....
03:52, 05/04/2019

| US China trade war | North Korean ship: WATCH the top World news videos for today China won't swallow 'bitter fruit' in US trade war | Seized North Korean Cargo Ship Arrives in American Samoa; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
06:39, 05/13/2019

South Korea Apologizes After North Korean Fishing Boat Arrives at Port Undetected A North Korean fishing boat puttered around in South Korean waters for two without being intercepted. South Koreans are scandalized by the lapse in vigilance....
09:26, 06/20/2019

South Korea expresses "strong concern" over latest North Korean missile launch SEOUL-South Korea expressed "strong concern" on Wednesday that North Korea's launch of two short-range ballistic missiles could harm efforts to build peace on the Korean peninsula, its presidential Blue House said in a s...
12:52, 07/31/2019

Japan defense minister calls North Korean projectile launch 'very regrettable': Jiji Japanese Defence Minister Takeshi Iwaya said North Korea's launch of a pair of projectiles on Thursday was "very regrettable", Jiji news agency reported....
02:26, 07/25/2019

Fate of 'executed' North Korean negotiator grows murkier after report claims he is still alive Chosun Ilbo, the largest daily newspaper in South Korea, reported last week that North Korea's special envoy to the United States, Kim Hyok-chol, was killed by a firing squad in March after being accused of betraying the country's leader Ki...
15:52, 06/04/2019

Three Chinese banks face U.S. action in North Korean sanctions probe: Washington Post Three large Chinese banks could lose their access to the U.S. financial system after a judge found them in contempt for refusing to comply with subpoenas in a probe into violation of North Korean sanctions, The Washington Post reported https://wapo.s...
08:26, 06/25/2019

KCNA: North Korean wrestler wins gold medal at World Wrestling Championships A North Korean female wrestler has clinched the gold medal at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, according to Pyongyang's state media....
12:26, 09/20/2019

North Korean nuclear envoy reported executed is alive: South Korea legislator A North Korean nuclear envoy who steered talks before a failed summit with the United States in February is alive, a South Korean legislator said on Tuesday, contradicting a South Korean news report that he had been executed....
13:00, 07/16/2019

North Korea fires short-range ballistic missiles: South Korean military North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles early on Wednesday, the South Korean military said, only days after it launched two other missiles intended to pressure South Korea and the United States to stop upcoming military drills....
03:39, 07/31/2019

The Son of a Prominent South Korean Defector Has Also Defected to North Korea, State Media Reports (SEOUL, South Korea) — The son of the highest-profile South Korean to defect to North Korea has arrived in the North to permanently resettle, North Korean state media said. If confirmed, it would be an unusual case of a South Korean defecting t...
17:52, 07/08/2019

South Korean and Russian Crew Members Released Days After Their Boat Drifts to North Korea (SEOUL, South Korea) — Two South Koreans and 15 Russians returned to South Korea on Sunday, following 10 days of detention in North Korea after their fishing boat drifted into North Korean waters, officials said. The crew members were aboard a ...
17:13, 07/29/2019

Xi says China backs North Korea's efforts to solve Korean Peninsula issue: Rodong Sinmun Chinese President Xi Jinping said that China supports North Korea's "correct direction" in resolving the issue of the Korean peninsula politically, according to North Korean state newspaper Rodong Sinmun on Wednesday....
01:52, 06/19/2019

Xi says China backs North Korean efforts to solve Korea Peninsula issue: Rodong Sinmun Chinese President Xi Jinping said in an op-ed in North Korean state newspaper Rodong Sinmun on Wednesday that China supports North Korea's "correct direction" in resolving the issue of the Korean Peninsula politically....
02:52, 06/19/2019

Security firm: North Korean hackers shifted focus from causing chaos to acquiring money A group of suspected North Korean hackers seem to have shifted their focus to earning hard currency for the impoverished country since 2016, a global cybersecurity firm said Thursday....
10:00, 05/23/2019

Japan says ending intelligence pact shows South Korea fails to appreciate North Korean threat Japanese Minister of Defence Takeshi Iwaya said on Friday South Korea's decision to end an intelligence-sharing pact was regrettable and showed it failed to appreciate the growing national security threat posed by North Korean missiles....
08:26, 08/23/2019

A Seoul Business Owner Could Face Prison After Displaying North Korean Flag at His ‘Pyongyang Pub’ Restaurant (SEOUL, South Korea) — You can sell North Korean food in South Korea. But you’re likely to get into trouble if you decorate your restaurant with pictures seen as praising North Korea. Authorities say the owner of a restaurant under constr...
20:39, 09/16/2019

Kudlow Breaks With Trump, Saying ‘Both Sides Will Pay’ in Trade War With China Larry Kudlow’s acknowledgment was merely a recognition of Economics 101. But it flew in the face of one of President Trump’s favorite arguments: that trade wars are easy to win....
00:52, 05/13/2019

Sessions sides with Barr over FBI's 'spying' on Trump campaign Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday sided with his successor, Bill Barr, over FBI Director Christopher Wray in describing the FBI’s surveillance of Trump associates during the 2016 presidential campaign as “spying.”...
21:52, 05/08/2019

McConnell says all sides should lower ‘temperature’ over Trump comments ​Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday ​defended President Trump ​from accusations of racism after his “go back” ​to where you came from ​tweets about four minority Democrats. “The president is not a racist,” McCon...
00:00, 07/17/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un says missile launches are warning to US, South Korea over drill North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the launch of tactical guided missiles on Tuesday were a warning to the U.S. and South Korea's joint military drills, state media KCNA said on Wednesday....
01:00, 08/07/2019

Joe Biden criticizes Kim Jong Un; North Korea calls Biden 'an imbecile' North Korean state media slammed former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden for criticizing leader Kim Jong Un, calling the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful "bereft of elementary quality as a human being."...
22:26, 05/22/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un says new tactical missile launch was warning to South Korea: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected the demonstration of a "new-type tactical guided weapon" on Thursday as a warning to South Korea to stop importing high-tech weapons and conducting joint military exercises, state media KCNA said on Friday....
01:13, 07/26/2019

North Korea says Kim Jong Un supervised third weapons test this week in a bid to keep pressure on US, South Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a third weapons test this week in an effort to beef up the country’s ability to strike targets in South Korea and U.S. military bases there....
19:00, 08/03/2019

Kim Jong Un's Half Brother Kim Jong Nam, Killed With VX Nerve Agent, Was Reportedly CIA Informant Kim Jong Un’s half brother Kim Jong Nam was an informant for the Central Intelligence Agency who met more than once with unspecified “agency operatives” before he was killed with VX nerve toxin in a Malaysian airport in February 2017, the Wall Street...
07:52, 06/11/2019

Kim Yo Jong: North Korea open to inter-Korea cooperation Kim Yo Jong told South Korean officials North Korea is interested in continued inter-Korea cooperation as she delivered a letter of condolence from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at Panmunjom on Wednesday....
16:52, 06/12/2019

South Korean media: Military says North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile toward the ocean SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean media: Military says North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile toward the ocean....
03:39, 05/04/2019

South Korea scrambled fighter jets after it detected a UFO near the North Korean border — it turned out to be a bunch of birds Reuters South Korea scrambled fighter jets on Monday after it detected an unidentified flying object near the border with North Korea. But it turns out the unidentified object was just a flock of birds. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more sto...
00:52, 07/02/2019

South Korean military says North Korea has fired “several” short-range missiles, increasing count from previous one SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean military says North Korea has fired “several” short-range missiles, increasing count from previous one ....
06:52, 05/04/2019

North Korea fired 2 short-range ballistic missiles, the second launch in less than a week, the South Korean military says Reuters North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles Wednesday, days after it launched two other missiles intended to pressure South Korea and the US to stop upcoming military drills. North Korea test-fired two new short-range ballistic miss...
12:52, 07/31/2019

Trump Relies on Populist Language, but He Mostly Sides With Corporate Interests President Trump’s inflammatory appeals to white working-class voters have not been matched by legislative accomplishments aimed at their financial well-being....
20:00, 07/23/2019

Judge sides with Democrats in Trump bank subpoena fight NEW YORK — A federal judge on Wednesday allowed the House to move ahead with subpoenas seeking years of President Donald Trump’s financial records from Deutsche Bank and Capital One, dealing the second blow in a matter of days to Trump's legal strate...
01:39, 05/23/2019

Biden and Trump are just two sides of the same misogynistic coin | Arwa Mahdawi Donald Trump’s disdain for women manifests itself in crass braggadocio, while Joe Biden’s is in the form of patronizing paternalismSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
17:52, 06/08/2019

North Korean families facing deep ‘hunger crisis’ after worst harvest in 10 years, UN food assessment shows More than 10 million North Koreans are suffering “severe food shortages” after the worst harvest in a decade, according to a United Nations food security assessment released on Friday....
19:13, 05/03/2019

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham bruised amid scuffle between reporters, North Korean guards North Korean guards pushed and shoved U.S. reporters on Sunday and Grisham was left with bruises in the exchange, according to The Associated Press.        ...
05:13, 07/01/2019

Trump favors 'whole deal' with China, two sides prepare for trade talks President Donald Trump said on Thursday he preferred a comprehensive trade deal with China but did not rule out the possibility of an interim pact, even as he said an "easy" agreement would not be possible....
02:13, 09/13/2019

Judge sides with House committee seeking Trump’s financial records A federal judge in Washington DC on Monday declined to block a House subpoena to President Trump’s accounting firm, Mazars USA, for his financial records. Trump’s lawyers argued the subpoena was unconstitutional because it wasn’t tied to any specific...
00:26, 05/21/2019

Otto Warmbier’s parents file claim for seized North Korean cargo ship as part of $500M judgment against regime Otto Warmbier’s parents have filed a claim for a seized North Korean cargo ship to satisfy part of their $500 million judgment against the North Korean regime over the death of their son....
00:52, 07/07/2019

Appeals court sides with Trump administration on asylum rule, limits injunction A federal appeals court sided with the Trump administration on Friday in the legal battle over its efforts to limit asylum claims from Central America – blocking, for now, a nationwide injunction that blocked the implementation of the rule....
23:13, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 6-Trump favors 'whole deal' with China, two sides prepare for trade talks President Donald Trump said on Thursday he preferred a comprehensive trade deal with China but did not rule out the possibility of an interim pact, even as he said an "easy" agreement would not be possible....
03:52, 09/13/2019

President Trump Defends ‘Very Fine People on Both Sides’ Remarks After Biden Featured Them (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is trying once more to defend his remarks about racial violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump was asked Friday about his 2017 comments, when he said there were “very fine people on both sides...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Mueller’s approach to question of whether Trump obstructed justice leaves both sides frustrated The questions the former special counsel faced throughout the day underlined the lingering confusion about one of the most confounding decisions made by the special counsel team....
07:13, 07/25/2019

Federal judge sides with House Democrats over subpoena for Trump’s financial records A Washington, D.C.-based federal judge has sided with House Oversight Committee Democrats seeking to enforce their subpoena of Trump accounting firm Mazars USA, in a major ruling that breathes new life into Democrats' ongoing efforts to probe the pre...
23:39, 05/20/2019

North Korea calls John Bolton ‘war monger’ and 'defective human product' over missile comment Bolton told reporters in Tokyo on Saturday that there was “no doubt” that North Korea’s recent launches violated U.N. resolutions,        ...
13:39, 05/27/2019

David Letterman says Trump makes it hard for late-night hosts to make fun of both sides Former "Late Show" host David Letterman suggested on Friday that President Trump made it more difficult for late night hosts to humiliate both sides when joking about politics....
20:00, 05/31/2019

Jeremy Hunt sides with Donald Trump over attack on London Mayor Sadiq Khan Jeremy Hunt has said he agrees with Donald Trump's criticism of Sadiq Khan over his record on knife crime - but he added he would not use the words used by the president in a series of tweets attacking the London mayor....
16:52, 06/17/2019

Meghan McCain sides with Trump over ‘Will & Grace’ stars Debra Messing, Eric McCormack “The View” co-host Meghan McCain condemned far-left “Will & Grace” stars Debra Messing and Eric McCormack for walking back widely criticized comments calling to expose Trump donors in Hollywood....
18:13, 09/05/2019

John Bolton disputes NYT report about 'freezing' North Korea's nuclear program U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton says a New York Times' report about 'freezing' North Korea's nuclear ambitions is inaccurate.        ...
15:39, 07/01/2019

How North Korea’s Leader Gets His Luxury Cars Kim Jong-un parades around in Mercedes-Benzes and a Rolls-Royce, despite sanctions intended to keep North Korea from importing luxury goods. We tracked how they get there....
13:39, 07/16/2019

Mike Pompeo blasted as 'poisonous plant of US diplomacy' by North Korean minister North Korea's foreign minister today branded US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo a "poisonous plant of American diplomacy" and accused him of hampering denuclearisation talks....
11:39, 08/23/2019

Son of high-profile South Korean defectors 'permanently resettles in North Korea' The son of high-profile South Korean defectors has reportedly moved to North Korea, in a rare case of someone defecting to the impoverished dictatorship....
16:39, 07/08/2019

North Korea says missile test was a warning to 'South Korean military warmongers' The North Korean statement was carried in state media and directed at “South Korean military warmongers.”        ...
12:26, 07/26/2019

Trump says he got ‘very beautiful letter’ from Kim Jong Un President Trump on Friday said he has received a “very beautiful letter” from Kim Jong Un, adding that he could have another meeting with the North Korean leader — whose regime continues to test ballistic missiles. Speaking to reporters at the White ...
18:13, 08/09/2019

Trump says Kim Jong Un sent him a 'really beautiful letter' President Trump said on Friday that he received a "really beautiful letter" from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the latest development after a tumultuous two weeks in which North Korea fired off several ballistic missiles....
03:26, 08/10/2019

Trump meets with Kim Jong Un in Korea’s DMZ President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un shook hands during a historic meeting Sunday at the demilitarized zone that divides the Korean peninsula. Trump crossed the narrow no-man’s land on foot from South Korea and into North Korea, wher...
10:39, 06/30/2019

Trump says he got a ‘beautiful’ letter from Kim Jong Un ​President Trump ​said he received a “​beautiful” and “very warm” letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and suggested they could meet for their third summit. ​​“We have a very good relationship together​ ​… I think...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Trump Goes To Demilitarised Zone After Asking Kim Jong Un To "Say Hello" US President Donald Trump heads for the Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas on Sunday and a possible impromptu summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in what would be a remarkable......
06:00, 06/30/2019

Trump Says Wife Has "Gotten To Know" Kim Jong Un. Then A Clarification President Donald Trump on Monday claimed that first lady Melania Trump has "gotten to know" North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, prompting the White House to clarify that the two have never met....
09:13, 08/27/2019

Trump offers to meet North Korea's Kim; North says talks would be 'meaningful' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would like to see North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this weekend at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea, and North Korea said a meeting would be "meaningful" if it happened....
08:26, 06/29/2019

Woman left paralyzed after dismissing illness as a cold Danielle McGuinness, 29, was rushed to hospital when she began to lose the feeling in her hands and legs hours before she was due to jet off on a dream holiday....
00:52, 05/23/2019

Trump says Bolton doing a good job but has to temper him U.S. President Donald Trump, facing the possibility of military confrontations with both Iran and Venezuela, said on Thursday that he sometimes serves as a counterbalance to his hard-charging national security adviser, John Bolton....
21:52, 05/09/2019

Trump says Pompeo and Bolton are 'doing a great job' President Trump on Friday reassured his audience that his relationship is solid with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national security adviser John Bolton, despite what he said were "false messages" from the media....
23:13, 05/17/2019

Kim Jong Un Knows About US President's Whereabouts. Trump Has An Idea How How people stay informed in the Hermit State of North Korea is always a question, and US President Donald Trump may have answered it Thursday: by Twitter alerts....
22:00, 08/15/2019

Trump and Kim Jong-un to Meet at DMZ Dividing Korea The North Korean leader accepted Mr. Trump’s unorthodox invitation posted on Twitter just a day earlier for what will be the third time the two have gotten together in person....
08:00, 06/30/2019

Donald Trump asks Kim Jong Un to meet him at the DMZ Months after talks with Pyongyang broke down, President Donald Trump said he would like to visit the demilitarized zone and "shake hands" with the North Korean leader. Trump refered to the DMZ as a "real border."...
04:26, 06/29/2019

Trump: Historic meeting with Kim Jong Un will happen at DMZ President Trump has confirmed that he will hold a historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone between the two Koreas. “We are going to the DMZ, and I’ll be meeting with Chairman Kim,” he said Sund...
07:26, 06/30/2019

Wouldn't Have Let Kim Jong Un's Brother Become CIA Informant: Trump 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 would not happen on his watch and possibly taking......
08:39, 06/12/2019

Pompeo confirms Trump sent Kim Jong Un letter Mike Pompeo, the U.S. secretary of state, on Sunday confirmed reports that President Trump sent North Korea’s Kim Jong Un a letter that was described by Kim in foreign reports as “excellent.”...
11:13, 06/24/2019

Joe Biden rips Trump siding with Kim Jong Un Former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Tuesday said comments made by President Trump while in Japan siding with North Korean despot Kim Jong Un are “beneath the dignity of the office.” “The presi...
21:39, 05/28/2019

North Korea's leader inspects test-firing of new weapon North Korean leader Kim Jung Un inspected the country's sixth missile test of a new weapon in less than a month, Korean Central New Agency reported Saturday....
04:13, 08/18/2019

Mom loses tip of nose after dismissing skin cancer symptom as pimple A former sun worshipper who admitted to soaking up the rays without using protection for decades shared how she had the tip of her nose cut off after a pink pimple on the end turned out to be sun-bathing induced skin cancer....
18:26, 06/19/2019

Integrity of China’s Three Gorges Dam questioned despite officials dismissing it as safe China’s Three Gorges Dam, the world’s biggest and most controversial hydropower structure, was rumored to have been cracking and splitting as people posted satellite images of the structure last week. Chinese officials stated the structure was sound,...
22:00, 07/10/2019

Verdict On Tarun Tejpal's Plea For Dismissing Charges Likely Tomorrow The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Monday its verdict on Tehelka magazine founder Tarun Tejpal's plea seeking dismissal of charges in an alleged sexual assault case lodged against him by a......
04:52, 08/19/2019

Three Gorges Dam is safe, say China officials, dismissing online rumors China's controversial Three Gorges Dam, the world's biggest hydropower project, is structurally sound, officials said, denying rumors on social media it was at risk of collapse....
14:00, 07/09/2019

Something is fishy about Trump’s John Bolton announcement Trump said he asked for Bolton's resignation Monday night and got it Tuesday morning. But that doesn't square with two other details, including Bolton's own comments....
20:13, 09/10/2019

Kim Jong Un told Trump in new letter that he’s open to another summit North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un sent a letter to President Donald in August detailing his willingness to meet the US leader for yet another summit, a South Korean newspaper reported Sunday. It was the second letter the North Korean leader sent to T...
05:01, 09/16/2019

Kim Jong Un has 'great and beautiful vision' for N Korea - Trump Donald Trump has claimed that recent North Korean missile tests do not breach an agreement between Washington and Pyongyang - as he said Kim Jong Un has a "great and beautiful vision for his country"....
23:39, 08/02/2019

Received Beautiful Letter From Kim Jong Un, Says Donald Trump U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had received a very warm letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, calling the correspondence "beautiful."...
22:39, 06/11/2019

White House confirms Trump sent letter to Kim Jong Un On Sunday, Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency reported Trump had sent Kim an “excellent” letter and said Kim would “seriously contemplate” the content....
04:52, 06/24/2019

Received "Very Beautiful, 3-Page Letter" From Kim Jong Un, Says Trump President Donald Trump said on Friday he had just received a "very beautiful letter" from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and added that he could have another meeting with him....
21:26, 08/09/2019

Trump Says Kim Jong Un Sent Birthday Wishes In "Friendly Letter" President Donald Trump said Monday that Kim Jong Un had wished him happy birthday in a letter received earlier this month amid a nuclear deadlock between the United States and North Korea....
05:00, 06/25/2019

"Say Hello": Trump Invites Kim Jong Un To Demilitarised Zone Meeting US President Donald Trump on Saturday invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to meet for a historic handshake at the demilitarised zone that divides the Korean peninsula, and said he would have "no......
18:39, 06/29/2019

Trump Spends Saturday Morning Tweeting About His Pen Pal, Kim Jong Un On the morning that wealthy pedophile and sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of the president’s, allegedly hung himself in a New York City jail, Donald Trump was tweeting attacks against The New York Times and propping up his North Korea...
05:26, 08/11/2019

Trump is giving Kim Jong Un major concessions — and may now be asking for less in return A new report suggests the administration may be entertaining a "freeze" in North Korea's nuclear program, rather than full denuclearization. National security adviser John Bolton sought to deny it....
20:52, 07/01/2019

Trump to travel to demilitarised zone for possible meeting with Kim Jong-un US president says ‘I want to say hello’ to North Korean leader and the two ‘have a very good relationship’Donald Trump will travel to the demilitarised zone dividing the two Koreas on Sunday for a possible impromptu summit with North Korea’s leader, ...
04:39, 06/30/2019

In Japan, Trump Defends Kim Jong Un and Attacks ‘Low IQ’ Joe ‘Bidan’ As his constituents back home headed into a long Memorial Day weekend, Donald Trump continued his track record of embarrassing himself on the world stage by praising a brutal dictator and attacking an American political opponent....
19:39, 05/26/2019

'Of excellent content': Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump still write to each other North Korean leader promises to ‘seriously contemplate the interesting content’ of letter from US penpal who recently received a ‘beautiful’ noteThe North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, has received a personal letter from Donald Trump and will put serio...
11:13, 06/23/2019

Trump and Kim Jong-un 'agree' Biden has a 'low IQ', White House says Sarah Sanders told Meet the Press the president’s point of view was not guided by the North Korean leaderDonald Trump and Kim Jong-un “agree in their assessment” that former vice-president and 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden has a “low IQ”, White...
21:13, 05/26/2019

Trump, Kim Jong Un edge closer to historic DMZ handshake President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un have edged closer to a historic handshake, tentatively set for Sunday across the border between the two Koreas. “I’m going to the DMZ,” Trump told business leaders Sunday in Sout...
07:26, 06/30/2019

Kim Jong Un Receives "Excellent" Letter From Donald Trump North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has received a personal letter of "excellent content" from US President Donald Trump, the country's state news agency said Sunday....
04:26, 06/23/2019

Trump praises relationship with Kim Jong Un during Seoul address President Trump praised his relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during an address to South Korean business leaders Sunday and hinted that both men could meet later in the day at the Demilitarized Zone that separates the two Koreas. ...
05:39, 06/30/2019

Trump proposes meeting with Kim Jong-un in demilitarised zone North Korea says Trump’s invitation is a ‘very interesting suggestion’ but says there has been no ‘official proposal’ North Korea has described as “very interesting” Donald Trump’s offer to meet Kim Jong-un on the heavily armed border of North and So...
10:00, 06/29/2019

Ta-Nehisi Coates criticizes Mitch McConnell for dismissing reparations – live After the Senate majority leader dismissed the idea of reparations, Coates testified before Congress about ‘campaign of terror’ against black AmericansSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.25pm BST In the wake of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ a...
19:52, 06/19/2019

Phil Neville turns focus to Olympics and regrets dismissing third-place tie • England manager says drive for Tokyo places will motivate team• Neville’s side face Belgium in friendly on ThursdayPhil Neville has said failure clouded his judgment after England’s World Cup semi-final against the USA and that he regrets calling t...
01:52, 08/29/2019

4 Strong Korean Stocks Bound To Get Stronger On A Peaceful Korean Peninsula The economic benefits of securing stability and maintaining peace can have a tremendous impact on the economies for both North and South Korea. In this article, we highlight our top recommendations for South Korea following the historic Trump-Kim Sum...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Oil Prices Sink After Trump Ousts John Bolton U.S. oil prices fell by about $1 a barrel when President Trump announced the resignation of national security adviser John Bolton, a policy hawk whose exit, analysts said, could lead to a greater global supply of crude....
12:01, 09/11/2019

Bolton was odd choice for Trump's foreign policy team John Bolton was always an odd fit to be U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser: a conservative hawk who advocated for regime change in North Korea and Iran, supported the Iraq war and favored a tough stance toward Russia....
01:26, 09/11/2019

Bolton out as national security adviser after clashing with Trump Bolton, who was Trump’s third national security adviser, took issue with the president’s assertion that he was fired, saying that he had offered his resignation....
20:13, 09/10/2019

Breaking Point: How Trump and Bolton Finally Hit Their Limit As President Donald Trump prepared in recent weeks to meet in person with Taliban negotiators at Camp David and with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in New York later this month, National Security Advisor John Bolton grew increasingly frustrated. An...
10:26, 09/11/2019

Is John Bolton trying to drive Trump to war with Iran? – podcast Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, was a key architect of the US invasion of Iraq in 2003. Now he is stoking tensions with Iran. Julian Borger describes how the standoff could get out of control. Also today: Katharine Viner on how...
10:52, 05/22/2019

After Bolton fireworks, Trump picks low-key Robert O'Brien for top job U.S. President Donald Trump picked U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien on Wednesday as his fourth White House national security adviser, turning to a low-key choice for the position after the boisterous tenure of John Bolton....
18:52, 09/18/2019

How John Bolton Became Trump’s Attack Dog on Foreign Policy The tip came in from Israeli intelligence: Iran was preparing to attack U.S. or allied forces in Iraq and Syria. U.S. military commanders’ responded by rushing a flotilla of American warships and bombers to the Persian Gulf — enough firep...
14:39, 05/07/2019