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US hell-bent on hostile acts despite wanting to talk: NKorea

North Korea’s mission to the United Nations accuses the United States of being “more and more hell-bent on hostile acts” against Pyongyang, despite President Donald Trump wanting talks between the two countries.

August 24, 2019
August 24, 2019

NKorea's launches two short-range missiles again

North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast, the South Korean military has said, the latest in a series of launches in recent weeks amid stalled denuclearisation talks.

July 4, 2019
July 4, 2019

US hell-bent on hostile acts despite wanting to talk: NKorea

North Korea’s mission to the United Nations accuses the United States of being “more and more hell-bent on hostile acts” against Pyongyang, despite President Donald Trump wanting talks between the two countries.

June 29, 2019
June 29, 2019

Trump says he could meet NKorea’s Kim at DMZ

Eyeing a history-making photo opportunity, President Donald Trump has issued a Twitter invitation to North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to join him for a hand shake during a visit to the demilitarized zone (DMZ) with South Korea.

June 26, 2019
June 26, 2019

NKorea says US extension of sanctions a hostile act : KCNA

The recent US extension of sanctions against North Korea was an act of hostility and an outright challenge to an historic summit between the two countries in Singapore last year, a spokesman for Pyongyang's foreign ministry says.

May 31, 2019
May 31, 2019

NKorea executes envoy in a purge after failed US summit

North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper has said.

May 11, 2019
May 11, 2019

N Korea's missile tests not 'breach of trust': Trump

North Korean missile launches over the past week have not affected Donald Trump's relationship with Kim Jong Un, the US president says, in a change of course after initially expressing his dissatisfaction.

March 15, 2019
March 15, 2019

North Korea may suspend nuclear talks with 'gangster-like' US

North Korea is considering suspending talks with the United States and may rethink a ban on missile and nuclear tests unless Washington makes concessions, news reports from the North's capital quotes a senior diplomat as saying.

March 6, 2019
March 6, 2019

NKorea rebuilds part of missile site

North Korea has restores part of a rocket test site it began to dismantle after pledging to do so in a first summit with US President Donald Trump last year, while Trump's national security adviser warns that new sanctions could be introduced if Pyongyang did not scrap its nuclear weapons program.

February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019

Trump 'walks' as North Korea talks end abruptly without deal

The US-North Korea nuclear summit in Hanoi ends abruptly without a deal, with President Donald Trump saying he had decided to "walk" in the face of Kim Jong Un's demands to drop sanctions.

February 26, 2019
February 26, 2019

Trump lands in Vietnam for second summit with NKorea's Kim

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump both arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday, the eve of their second summit at which they will tackle how to implement a North Korean pledge to give up its nuclear weapons.