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North Korea's former top nuclear envoy seen with Kim Jong Un - KCNA

KCNA named Kim Yong Chol as the 10th person among a group of 12 "leading officials" who accompanied Kim Jong Un and his wife, Ri Sol Ju, to an amateur art performance by wives of officers in the North Korean Army on Sunday.

Jun 03, 2019, 10:46 AM IST

North Korea's Kim visits facilities linked to missile launches

North Korean state news agency KCNA released reports of Kim providing "field guidance" at a number of factories and cities, without saying when the visits happened.

Jun 01, 2019, 08:46 AM IST

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits factories linked to missile launches

On Saturday North Korea state news agency KCNA released reports of Kim providing "field guidance" at a number of factories and cities, without specifying when the visits occurred.

Jun 01, 2019, 08:04 AM IST

North Korea dubs Bolton's comments ''inordinately ignorant'' - KCNA

A statement issued by state news agency KCNA quoted a foreign ministry spokesman as saying that giving up missile tests would mean giving up the right to self defence.

May 27, 2019, 10:47 AM IST

US seizes North Korean ship it accuses of violating sanctions

The United States filed its seizure warrant for the ship under seal in July 2018, but department officials said the timing of its unsealing on Thursday was unrelated to the missile launches.

May 10, 2019, 00:37 AM IST

North Korea fires two short-range missiles, second test in a week

The launches came as US special envoy for North Korea Stephen Biegun was in Seoul.

May 09, 2019, 16:50 PM IST

North Korea says recent rocket drill was 'regular and self-defensive'

Seoul responded on Saturday by calling on its northern neighbour to "stop acts that escalate military tension on the Korean Peninsula."

May 08, 2019, 23:56 PM IST

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says peace on Korean peninsula depends on US attitude: KCNA

"The DPRK will gird itself for every possible situation," Kim said.

Apr 26, 2019, 05:48 AM IST

Spurned by US, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un seeks a friend in Russian President Vladimir Putin

The summit in Vladivostok - the first ever between Putin and Kim - provides Pyongyang with an opportunity to seek support from a new quarter, Russia, and possible relief from the sanctions hurting its economy.

Apr 25, 2019, 09:16 AM IST

North Korea's Kim arrives in Russia for summit with Vladimir Putin

The armoured train carrying Kim -- on his first official visit to Russia -- pulled into the quayside station in Vladivostok, on the Pacific Ocean, a few hours after crossing from North Korea into Russia.

Apr 24, 2019, 22:59 PM IST

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to meet President Vladimir Putin in Russia on Thursday: Kremlin

The visit is part of Kim`s effort to build foreign support after the breakdown of a second US-North Korea summit in Vietnam in February meant no relief on sanctions for North Korea, analysts said.

Apr 24, 2019, 05:49 AM IST

North Korea's Kim Jong Un to 'soon' visit Russia for summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia for a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, North Korean state media confirmed. 

Apr 23, 2019, 05:22 AM IST

Kim Jong-un oversees first weapons test since failed US-North Korea summit: Report

The weapon has a "peculiar mode of guiding flight" and "a powerful warhead", the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said.

Apr 18, 2019, 06:23 AM IST

Satellite images may show reprocessing activity at North Korea nuclear site: US researchers

"The current activity, along with their configurations, does not rule out their possible involvement in such activity, either before or after a reprocessing campaign."

Apr 17, 2019, 06:52 AM IST

North Korea's Kim Jong Un gives US to year-end to become more flexible

Kim said he will wait "till the end of this year" for the United States to decide to be more flexible, according to KCNA.

Apr 13, 2019, 19:17 PM IST

North Korea's ruling party to meet amid 'tense situation': state media

Kim told officials they need to work more responsibly to carry out his strategy in the face of international pressure.

Apr 10, 2019, 08:42 AM IST

Donald Trump says Cohen hearing may have contributed to North Korea summit failure

Trump and Kim met for the second time last week in Hanoi to try to negotiate a deal that would surrender some of North Korea`s nuclear weapons arsenal in return for sanctions relief.

Mar 04, 2019, 12:58 PM IST

Trump lands in Vietnam for second summit with North Korea's Kim

Kim arrived by train early in the day after a three-day, 3,000-km (1,850-mile) journey from his capital, Pyongyang, through China.

Feb 27, 2019, 09:47 AM IST

North Korea's Kim begins long train trip to Vietnam for summit with Trump: report

The reports of Kim`s departure from North Korea came after Vietnam announced that Kim would make an official visit in "coming days".

Feb 24, 2019, 08:13 AM IST

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un begins train trip to Vietnam for summit with US President Donald Trump

The Trump administration has pressed North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons programme, which threatens the United States, before it can expect any concessions.

Feb 23, 2019, 19:54 PM IST