North Korea

June 1, 2019
June 1, 2019

NKorea's Kim visits factories linked to missile launches

The factories have innocuous names, but analysts say several ostensibly civilian facilities visited by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently are also used to build ballistic missile launchers...

April 13, 2019
April 13, 2019

Kim Jong Un gains more power

North Korea has replaced its long-serving head of state with a close aide to leader Kim Jong Un, promoting a man who was placed on a US sanctions list last year for alleged human rights abuses,...

March 9, 2019
March 9, 2019
USA

Trump would be disappointed if North Korea resumed testing

US President Donald Trump says he would be disappointed if Pyongyang were to resume weapons testing and reiterated his belief in his good relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un despite...

January 20, 2019
January 20, 2019

Trump-Kim second summit in late Feb

US President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in late February but will maintain economic sanctions on Pyongyang, the White House said on Friday after...

January 9, 2019
January 9, 2019

Surprise Visit: Kim meets Xi ahead of US summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping yesterday discussed an expected US-North Korea summit in talks in Beijing, Yonhap news agency said, days after Kim warned he may...

October 24, 2018
October 24, 2018

If human rights shelved in NKorea talks, look at Myanmar: UN

A United Nations investigator voices concern about human rights being sidelined during US and South Korean talks with North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, warning on Tuesday...

September 23, 2018
September 23, 2018

World leaders at UN look for progress on NKorea, brace for Trump

North Korea and Iran will dominate this week's gathering of world leaders at the United Nations, where President Donald Trump will be firmly in the spotlight as he continues to upend global...

September 20, 2018
September 20, 2018

Koreas commit to 'era of no war'

North Korea said it would close a key missile test facility in the presence of "international experts" and potentially destroy its primary nuclear complex if the United States agrees to...

September 7, 2018
September 7, 2018
USA

US sends mixed message to Kim

Donald Trump and his secretary of state sent out mixed messages on North Korea yesterday, with the US President praising Kim Jong Un but Mike Pompeo saying Pyongyang still had "enormous"...

August 4, 2018
August 4, 2018

UN experts: NKorea hasn't stopped nuke and missile programs

North Korea has not stopped its nuclear and missile programs and is violating UN sanctions including by “a massive increase in illicit ship-to-ship transfers of petroleum products,” UN experts say...