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North Korea nuclear test site part-collapsed, not usable: Chinese seismologists

North Korea nuclear test site part-collapsed, not usable: Chinese seismologists

North Korea's underground nuclear test site has partially collapsed, making it unusable, Chinese seismologists have concluded.

Apr 26, 2018, 00:26 AM IST
At least 30 die in North Korea bus crash

At least 30 die in North Korea bus crash

According to reports, exact details on the accident are still awaited; however, a renovation project on the road and poor weather conditions might have played a role.

Apr 23, 2018, 10:24 AM IST
Ahead of historic inter-Korea summit, South Korea switches off loudspeakers blasting messages at North Korea

Ahead of historic inter-Korea summit, South Korea switches off loudspeakers blasting messages at North Korea

Relations have improved markedly in recent months, with the North announcing at the weekend that it would not conduct any more nuclear tests or long-range missile launches.

Apr 23, 2018, 08:01 AM IST
North Korea to suspend nuclear tests: Donald Trump calls it big progress, Japan dissatisfied

North Korea to suspend nuclear tests: Donald Trump calls it big progress, Japan dissatisfied

Welcoming the move, the US President said that it is very good news for both North Korea and the world. "Look forward to our Summit," he added.

 

Apr 21, 2018, 07:46 AM IST
North Korea's Kim promises no more nuclear or missile tests

North Korea's Kim promises no more nuclear or missile tests

The North had developed its weapons in what he called a "great victory", and so "no nuclear test and intermediate-range and inter-continental ballistic rocket test-fire are necessary for the DPRK now".

Apr 21, 2018, 05:56 AM IST
CIA chief Mike Pompeo met Kim Jong Un in North Korea, says US President Donald Trump

CIA chief Mike Pompeo met Kim Jong Un in North Korea, says US President Donald Trump

South Korea said on Wednesday it is considering how to change a decades-old armistice with North Korea into a peace agreement. 

Apr 18, 2018, 17:23 PM IST
CIA chief holds secret meet with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

CIA chief holds secret meet with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

President Donald Trump gave his blessing to talks aimed at formally ending the Korean War in a series of diplomatic revelations Tuesday, as reports said CIA director Mike Pompeo had met Kim Jong Un on a secret visit to Pyongyang.

Apr 18, 2018, 11:47 AM IST

South Korean actress once kidnapped to North dies at 91

A South Korean actress who was once kidnapped by the North's agents on the orders of leader Kim Jong Un's late father and forced to make movies for the regime has died aged 91, her family said.

Apr 17, 2018, 20:47 PM IST
Kim Jong Un watches South Korean K-pop singers perform in Pyongyang

Kim Jong Un watches South Korean K-pop singers perform in Pyongyang

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju were among the hundreds in Pyongyang on Sunday watching South Korean K-pop singers.

Apr 02, 2018, 00:41 AM IST

What happened when Kim Jong met Xi Jinping in Beijing

Months of frosty relations between Beijing and Pyongyang appeared to thaw with Kim`s secretive trip to Beijing 

Mar 31, 2018, 13:58 PM IST
China says North Korea's Kim Jong Un pledged commitment to denuclearisation

China says North Korea's Kim Jong Un pledged commitment to denuclearisation

North Korea`s leader Kim Jong Un pledged his commitment to denuclearisation, China said on Wednesday.

Mar 28, 2018, 23:55 PM IST
News at a glance: March 28, 2018

News at a glance: March 28, 2018

Mar 28, 2018, 10:15 AM IST

Live news update: March 28, 2018

Mar 28, 2018, 09:26 AM IST
China-North Korea bonhomie on display: Xi Jinping accepts Kim Jong's invitation

China-North Korea bonhomie on display: Xi Jinping accepts Kim Jong's invitation

The visit was Kim's first known journey abroad since he assumed power in 2011 and is believed by analysts to serve as preparation for upcoming summits with South Korea and the United States.

Mar 28, 2018, 07:37 AM IST
Kim Jong Un makes first foreign visit as North Korea ruler, meets Xi Jinping in Beijing

Kim Jong Un makes first foreign visit as North Korea ruler, meets Xi Jinping in Beijing

The visit was Kim`s first known journey abroad since he assumed power in 2011 and is believed by analysts to serve as preparation for upcoming summits with South Korea and the United States.

Mar 28, 2018, 06:21 AM IST
US expects Trump-Kim Jong talks to happen despite North Korea's eerie silence

US expects Trump-Kim Jong talks to happen despite North Korea's eerie silence

Pyongyang has made no official statement on Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un possibly meeting for talks. This has made many doubt if the talks would indeed take place.

Mar 13, 2018, 06:11 AM IST
Donald Trump to meet Kim Jong Un: A recap of US-North Korea's vehement relations

Donald Trump to meet Kim Jong Un: A recap of US-North Korea's vehement relations

In a historic decision, the White House has confirmed that Donald Trump has accepted Kim Jong Un's invitation for talks and that he would become the first sitting US President to meet a North Korean leader.

Mar 09, 2018, 07:35 AM IST
Thaw in fiery relations? Donald Trump may meet Kim Jong Un in May

Thaw in fiery relations? Donald Trump may meet Kim Jong Un in May

The two leaders have exchanged serious barbs in recent past but a conciliation may be round the corner. If the two meet, it would be a first for a sitting US President to meet a North Korean leader.

Mar 09, 2018, 06:14 AM IST
South Korean envoys in historic trip to North, meet Kim Jong Un

South Korean envoys in historic trip to North, meet Kim Jong Un

The most senior South Koreans to travel to North Korea for more than a decade met leader Kim Jong Un Monday.

Mar 06, 2018, 00:31 AM IST
Trump announces 'heaviest sanctions ever' against North Korea

Trump announces 'heaviest sanctions ever' against North Korea

US President Donald Trump announced the 'heaviest' set of US sanctions against North Korea on Friday.

Feb 24, 2018, 00:50 AM IST