North Korea

North Korea may suspend talks with 'gangster-like' US, rethink nuclear test freeze

North Korea is considering suspending talks with the United States and may rethink a freeze on missile and nuclear tests unless Washington makes concessions, a senior diplomat said on Friday, according to news reports from the North`s capital.

Mar 16, 2019, 00:12 AM IST

Japan may allow North Korean athletes to compete in 2020 Olympics: Reports

Japan instituted a number of sanctions against North Korea following a series of nuclear and missile tests that include not allowing its citizens to enter. 

Mar 13, 2019, 17:15 PM IST

Satellite images reveal activity at North Korean rocket facility

The images were taken on February 22 by imaging company DigitalGlobe.

Mar 09, 2019, 11:13 AM IST

Movement at North Korea ICBM plant viewed as missile-related, South says

Spy chief Suh Hoon told the lawmakers he viewed the activity as missile-related, the JoongAng Ilbo said. 

Mar 07, 2019, 20:37 PM IST

Trump says, he would be very disappointed if North Korea is rebuilding missile site

The 5-megawatt graphite-moderated reactor, capable of yielding five to seven kilograms of weapons-grade plutonium annually, was dismantled late last year, with no signs of reprocessing activities there anymore.

Mar 07, 2019, 11:22 AM IST

UN warns of worst food harvest in North Korea in a decade

The United Nations has been struggling to rally donors behind its North Korea programmes, and said its 2018 "Needs and Priorities Plan" for the isolated nation was only funded at 24 percent.

Mar 06, 2019, 13:03 PM IST

North Korea rebuilding Sohae rocket launch site: Observers

The pledge to dismantle it had been seen as a confidence-building measure between Pyongyang and Washington.

Mar 06, 2019, 11:51 AM IST

US will look at ramping up sanctions if North Korea does not denuclearise: Bolton

His comments came days after the Feb. 27-28 denuclearisation summit between Trump and Kim broke down over differences on how far North Korea was willing to limit its nuclear programme and the degree of US willingness to ease sanctions.

Mar 06, 2019, 10:45 AM IST

North Korea 'rebuilding' main satellite launch site, photos show

Sohae is also the site Pyongyang used as a test stand to fire some of its rocket engines on the ground.

Mar 06, 2019, 08:24 AM IST

Kim Jong-un back in Pyongyang after Vietnam trip

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is back in Pyongyang after concluding his first official state visit to Vietnam and holding his second summit with US President Donald Trump in Hanoi, state media reported on Tuesday.

Mar 05, 2019, 09:08 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

China urges UNSC to reconsider sanctions on North Korea

The Chinese spokesperson urged all parties involved to deal with the issue in a "responsible manner".

Mar 01, 2019, 20:52 PM IST

Donald Trump's talks with Kim Jong-un collapse over issue of sanctions

"It was all about the sanctions," Donald Trump said at a news conference after the talks were cut short. "Basically, they wanted the sanctions lifted in their entirety, and we couldn`t do that."

Feb 28, 2019, 23:29 PM IST

Trump-Kim summit cut short without agreement

The nuclear summit between US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un in Hanoi ended without an agreement.

Feb 28, 2019, 12:43 PM IST

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un hold second day of summit in Hanoi

Trump hailed "a very special relationship" when he met Kim in Hanoi on Wednesday and said he was satisfied with the pace of talks, despite some criticism they were not moving quickly enough.

Feb 28, 2019, 07:34 AM IST

Donald Trump meets North Korea's Kim Jong-un in Vietnam for second nuclear summit

Kim and Trump shook hands and smiled briefly in front of a row of their countries flags at the Metropole hotel in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi.

Feb 27, 2019, 17:41 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

In his grandfather's footsteps, North Korea's Kim arrives in Vietnam

Even Kim Jong Un`s long train journey through North Korea and thousands of kilometres across China to reach Vietnam is similar to the grand train voyages his grandfather once took.

Feb 26, 2019, 09:48 AM IST

North Korea's Kim arrives in Vietnam for summit; Donald Trump on his way

Trump will meet Kim for a brief one-on-one conversation on Wednesday evening, followed by a social dinner.

Feb 26, 2019, 07:35 AM IST

Fake Kim goes as real Kim comes: Vietnam expels Kim Jong Un lookalike

The impersonator visited Singapore in June, when Trump and Kim held their first summit, and performed satirical stunts.

Feb 25, 2019, 12:59 PM IST