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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
North Korea postponed talks with US because not ready: Nikki Haley

North Korea postponed talks with US because not ready: Nikki Haley

Speaking to reporters before and after a closed-door UN Security Council meeting on North Korea sanctions, Haley said it is now North Korea`s turn to act.

Nov 09, 2018, 06:52 AM IST
North Korea readies nuclear, missile sites for international inspectors: Reports

North Korea readies nuclear, missile sites for international inspectors: Reports

US officials declined to confirm the observations, but Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in Washington he planned to meet his North Korean negotiating counterpart next week and would speak to him about inspections.

Nov 01, 2018, 06:01 AM IST
Pope Francis gets invite to North Korea, indicates will consider it

Pope Francis gets invite to North Korea, indicates will consider it

South Korean President Moon Jae-in relayed the invitation from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to the pope verbally during a 35-minute meeting in the Vatican.

Oct 19, 2018, 11:42 AM IST
South Korea will not lift North Korea sanctions without US approval: Donald Trump

South Korea will not lift North Korea sanctions without US approval: Donald Trump

Trump`s rejection of South Korea easing sanctions alone outlines the official position of the United States and South Korea that the two countries remain in lockstep on North Korea.

Oct 11, 2018, 09:48 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
Kim Jong-Un invites Pope Francis to visit North Korea

Kim Jong-Un invites Pope Francis to visit North Korea

The Pope has in past supported dialogue between the two Koreas. 

Oct 09, 2018, 14:14 PM IST
Kim optimistic about possible second summit with Trump

Kim optimistic about possible second summit with Trump

Kim has expressed satisfaction over his meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday.

Oct 08, 2018, 09:40 AM IST
Mike Pompeo hails 'progress' after talks with Kim Jong-Un in Pyongyang

Mike Pompeo hails 'progress' after talks with Kim Jong-Un in Pyongyang

This is Pompeo's fourth visit to North Korea. 

Oct 07, 2018, 16:56 PM IST
Mike Pompeo's trip 'better than the last time': US official

Mike Pompeo's trip 'better than the last time': US official

Pompeo posted a photograph of himself on Twitter on Sunday waving from the door of his US government aircraft in Tokyo.

Oct 07, 2018, 15:24 PM IST
Poll finds South Koreans feel China, not North Korea, biggest threat to world peace

Poll finds South Koreans feel China, not North Korea, biggest threat to world peace

The poll found that 91% South Koreans feel China is against the idea of a unified Korean peninsula.

Oct 03, 2018, 19:04 PM IST
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to travel to North Korea, meet Kim

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to travel to North Korea, meet Kim

Pompeo will hold talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Sunday.

Oct 03, 2018, 09:59 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
Paws for peace: North Korea's Kim sends 2 dogs to South Korea's Moon Jae-in

Paws for peace: North Korea's Kim sends 2 dogs to South Korea's Moon Jae-in

The dogs passed through the heavily fortified demilitarized zone (DMZ) and the truce village of Panmunjom into South Korea on Thursday.

Oct 01, 2018, 00:31 AM IST
North Korea's Kim Jong-un wants peace, Donald Trump tells UN; calls for sanctions

North Korea's Kim Jong-un wants peace, Donald Trump tells UN; calls for sanctions

Trump has called for tougher sanctions against the North Korean regime. 

Sep 26, 2018, 21:52 PM IST
UN sanctions on North Korea will remain in place till denuclearisation achieved: Mike Pompeo

UN sanctions on North Korea will remain in place till denuclearisation achieved: Mike Pompeo

Pompeo, who has been leading Trump administration's effort with North Korea, plans to travel to Pyongyang soon to work on another meeting between Trump and Kim.

Sep 22, 2018, 19:46 PM IST
South Korean President Moon Jae-in, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sign summit agreement in Pyongyang

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sign summit agreement in Pyongyang

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un signed an agreement at the end of their summit talks here on Wednesday.

Sep 19, 2018, 10:15 AM IST
US accuses Russia of covering up breaches of North Korea sanctions

US accuses Russia of covering up breaches of North Korea sanctions

The report, submitted to the UN Security Council North Korea sanctions committee last month said Pyongyang has not stopped its nuclear and missile programs and is violating UN sanctions on exports.

Sep 14, 2018, 07:33 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

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