US-Nkorea

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.

January 18, 2019
January 18, 2019

N Korea envoy in US for preparing 2nd Trump-Kim summit

A North Korean envoy arrives in Washington for expected talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a possible encounter with President Donald Trump aimed a laying the groundwork for a second US-North Korea summit.

January 1, 2019
January 1, 2019

NKorea could consider change of tack on denuclearisation

Nuclear-armed North Korea wants good relations with the US but could consider a change of approach if Washington maintains its sanctions, leader Kim Jong Un warns in his New Year speech after 12 months of diplomatic rapprochement.

December 25, 2018
December 25, 2018

US judge orders NKorea to pay $501m

A US judge on Monday ordered North Korea to pay $501 million over the death of American Otto Warmbier, concluding that the university student likely suffered torture.

September 19, 2018
September 19, 2018

NKorea demands reciprocal measures from US

North Korea agrees to allow international inspectors to observe a "permanent dismantlement" of its key missile facilities, and will take additional steps such as closing its main Yongbyon nuclear complex if the United States takes reciprocal measures, South Korea's President Moon Jae-in says.

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" work to do.

August 3, 2018
August 3, 2018

Trump receives letter from NKorea's Kim

US President Donald Trump receives a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as the two continue to discuss Pyongyang's commitment at a recent Singapore summit to rid itself of nuclear weapons, but no second meeting is currently planned, the White House says.

July 13, 2018
July 13, 2018

Trump receives note from NKorea's Kim, hails progress

Kim Jong Un tells President Donald Trump he believes their efforts could open up a “new future” between North Korea and the United States and expresses hope for “practical actions” in the future, according to a letter from the North Korean leader.

June 11, 2018
June 11, 2018

NKorean, US officials try narrowing differences

US and North Korean officials are in talks in Singapore today in a late bid to narrow differences before their leaders hold a historic summit aimed at finding ways to end a nuclear stand-off on the Korean peninsula.

June 1, 2018
June 1, 2018
USA

NKorean leader Kim sends letter to Trump

A senior North Korean official will hand over a letter from the country's leader Kim Jong Un to US President Donald Trump in a rare visit to the White House on Friday as the two sides try to put a derailed summit meeting back on track.

May 31, 2018
May 31, 2018
USA

High-level US-NKorea nuclear talks get underway

High-ranking officials of the United States and North Korea meet in New York late on Wednesday in the first of two days of talks about the future of Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program and a possible summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jung Un.