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North Korea's Kim inspects testing of newly developed 'tactical' weapon

North Korea's Kim inspects testing of newly developed 'tactical' weapon

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited the test site of a new tactical weapon in his first public "field inspection" since last year, hailing it as a "display of our rapidly-growing defence capabilities," state media said on Friday.

Nov 16, 2018, 10:07 AM IST
North Korea has 20 undeclared missile bases up and running, at least 13 identified: US think tank

North Korea has 20 undeclared missile bases up and running, at least 13 identified: US think tank

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump pledged to work toward denuclearisation at their landmark June summit in Singapore.

Nov 13, 2018, 06:26 AM IST
Summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un will be after US elections on November 6: Donald Trump

Summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un will be after US elections on November 6: Donald Trump

Speaking to reporters as he flew to Iowa for a political rally, Trump said: "It’ll be after the midterms. I just can`t leave now.”

Oct 10, 2018, 06:09 AM IST
Mike Pompeo, Kim Jong Un agree to second US-North Korea summit 'as soon as possible'

Mike Pompeo, Kim Jong Un agree to second US-North Korea summit 'as soon as possible'

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo agreed to arrange a second summit 

Oct 07, 2018, 19:42 PM IST
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo  to travel to meet North Korean's Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang next week

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to travel to meet North Korean's Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang next week

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would travel to Pyongyang next week to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, his spokesperson said on Tuesday.

Oct 03, 2018, 06:34 AM IST
Mike Pompeo to visit North Korea again at weekend despite negative signals

Mike Pompeo to visit North Korea again at weekend despite negative signals

"I think it shows forward progress and momentum that the secretary is making his fourth trip back in less than a year," State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told a briefing, referring to the Pyongyang stop.

Oct 03, 2018, 05:53 AM IST
North Korea's Kim Jong Un asks US President Donald Trump for another meeting in new letter

North Korea's Kim Jong Un asks US President Donald Trump for another meeting in new letter

White House is already looking at scheduling the meeting.

Sep 11, 2018, 06:43 AM IST
Trump accuses China of hampering US-North Korea relations, Beijing hits back

Trump accuses China of hampering US-North Korea relations, Beijing hits back

US suspects China playing a counter-productive role vis-a-vis North Korea - a charge Beijing has vehemently denied.

Aug 30, 2018, 16:46 PM IST
Donald Trump hails Kim Jong Un, sees no need to resume US-South Korea war games

Donald Trump hails Kim Jong Un, sees no need to resume US-South Korea war games

Days after cancelling a planned visit to North Korea by his top diplomat citing insufficient progress in denuclearisation talks, US President Donald Trump hailed his personal relationship North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday and said there was currently no reason to resume war games with South Korea.

Aug 30, 2018, 06:13 AM IST
North Korea tells US denuclearisation talks may fall apart: CNN

North Korea tells US denuclearisation talks may fall apart: CNN

The letter was delivered directly to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and stated that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un`s government felt that the process could not move forward.

Aug 28, 2018, 15:40 PM IST
Trump called off Pompeo's North Korea visit after belligerent letter: Report

Trump called off Pompeo's North Korea visit after belligerent letter: Report

US President Donald Trump called off a visit to North Korea by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo after the latter received a belligerent letter from a senior North Korean official just hours after the trip was announced last week, the Washington Post reported on Monday.

Aug 28, 2018, 06:41 AM IST
Donald Trump most likely to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un again

Donald Trump most likely to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un again

Trump was responding to a question during an interview with Reuters at the White House on Monday about whether the two were planning another meeting. 

Aug 21, 2018, 08:54 AM IST
Donald Trump 'most likely' to meet North Korea's Kim Jong Un again

Donald Trump 'most likely' to meet North Korea's Kim Jong Un again

US President Donald Trump said on Monday he would "most likely" meet again with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, while defending his efforts to convince Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons.

Aug 21, 2018, 07:14 AM IST
North Korea chides US for pressing sanctions

North Korea chides US for pressing sanctions

A foreign ministry spokesman said in a statement on state-run KCNA that North Korea was still willing to implement a broad agreement made at the landmark June 12 summit in Singapore between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Aug 09, 2018, 21:06 PM IST
Is Donald Trump meeting Kim Jong Un again? White House denies rumours

Is Donald Trump meeting Kim Jong Un again? White House denies rumours

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has said no meeting is planned as of now.

Aug 03, 2018, 07:13 AM IST
Pentagon indefinitely suspends some training exercises with South Korea

Pentagon indefinitely suspends some training exercises with South Korea

The United States and South Korea earlier this week announced the suspension of planning for Freedom Guardian. 

Jun 23, 2018, 10:34 AM IST
Despite summit, North Korea still a nuclear threat, says Donald Trump

Despite summit, North Korea still a nuclear threat, says Donald Trump

At their summit, Kim and Trump signed a pledge "to work towards complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula," a stock phrase favoured by Pyongyang that stopped short of longstanding US demands for North Korea to give up its atomic arsenal in a "verifiable" and "irreversible" way.

Jun 23, 2018, 06:48 AM IST
US hopes for 'major' North Korea disarmament by 2020, says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

US hopes for 'major' North Korea disarmament by 2020, says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un pledged on Tuesday in a joint statement to work toward the 'complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula'.

Jun 14, 2018, 00:43 AM IST
In US-North Korea bonhomie, Chinese scholars underline Beijing's guiding hand

In US-North Korea bonhomie, Chinese scholars underline Beijing's guiding hand

That North Korea considers itself close to China is widely known. That China uses North Korea as a bargaining chip in international diplomatic circles is widely suspected. 

Jun 13, 2018, 07:34 AM IST
World has taken big step back from nuclear catastrophe: Donald Trump

World has taken big step back from nuclear catastrophe: Donald Trump

While North Korea has committed to denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, Kim Jong-un has said it depends on 'ceasing antagonism.'

Jun 13, 2018, 06:55 AM IST

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