‘North Korea might conduct 3rd nuclear test’

North Korea conducted nuclear tests in 2006 and 2009, drawing harsh criticism and sanctions from West.

N Korea `open` to talks with Japan: US envoy

North Korea is "open" to the idea of talks with Japan, but gave no indication of when it would re-join a six-nation forum aimed at scrapping its nuclear programme, a US envoy said on Sunday.

Time for `strategic patience` with N Korea: US

The special US envoy to North Korea said on Saturday that no plans have been made for more direct talks with the reclusive communist nation.

N Korea to cooperate with US over nuke issue: Pyongyang

North Korea`s Foreign Ministry on Friday said it would continue cooperating with the United States to narrow differences over its nuclear issue.

US envoy cites `common understanding` with N Korea

President Barack Obama`s envoy on North Korea said on Thursday it remains unclear when the communist regime will return to international disarmament negotiations.

US envoy discusses N Korea trip with S Korean envoy

President Barack Obama`s special envoy conferred with South Korean officials on Monday on the eve of a rare trip to North Korea aimed at bringing the communist country back to international nuclear disarmament talks.

US seeks clarity from North Korea on uranium

North Korea`s pursuit of a second path to nuclear weapons by enriching uranium is a problem likely to persist and Pyongyang needs to come clean about its intentions, a US envoy for the reclusive state said on Sunday.

US envoy reiterates willingness to talk with N Korea

The United States again said on Friday it was willing to negotiate with North Korea but expressed concerns over its apparent progress with its enriched uranium nuclear weapons programme.