North Korea destroys inter-Korean liaison office as tensions rise

Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency said the North destroyed the office to correspond with the mindset of the enraged people to surely force human scum and those, who have sheltered the scum, to pay dearly for their crimes, apparently referring to North Korean defectors who for years have floated anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border

Jun 16, 2020, 15:21 PM IST

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un appears in public for first time since May 1

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un made a public appearance for the first time since May 1 and presided over a Central Military Commission meeting during which he discussed "new policies for further increasing the nuclear war deterrence of the country."

May 24, 2020, 12:49 PM 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

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

Mike Pompeo says hopes talks with Kim in Pyongyang will lead to denuclearisation

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

Oct 07, 2018, 13:23 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 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

North and South Korea to hold September summit in Pyongyang

North and South Korea agreed to hold an inter-Korean summit in Pyongyang in September, the South's Unification Ministry said on Monday.

Aug 13, 2018, 11:46 AM IST

South Korea suspends annual military exercises

South Korea Tuesday announced that it would suspend its military exercises scheduled for August in order to facilitate talks on denuclearization between North Korea and the US.

Jul 10, 2018, 11:19 AM IST

Mike Pompeo to travel to Pyongyang after postponing India 2+2

The state department's announcement comes days after Pompeo called External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to inform her about his decision to postpone the July 6 India-US 2+2 dialogue in Washington DC.

Jul 03, 2018, 07:10 AM IST

Japan flags new suspected North Korea sanctions breach Tokyo

said today it had reported to the UN a suspected sanctions violation by North Korea involving a ship-to-ship transfer, days after Tokyo said another suspected breach had been flagged.

Jun 01, 2018, 16:30 PM IST

US, North Korean officials meet for talks on summit

Both Pyongyang and Washington are pressing ahead on plans for a summit after Trump pulled out of the proposed June 12 meeting on Thursday, only to reconsider the decision the next day.

May 28, 2018, 00:42 AM IST

North Korea dismantling nuclear test site: Satellite images

North Korea has started to dismantle its nuclear test site, which it had pledged to close down after the inter-Korean summit on April 27, according to media reports on Tuesday.

May 15, 2018, 13:03 PM IST

North Korea accuses Japan of plotting suppression of resident Koreans

North Korea on Wednesday accused Japanese authorities of plotting an overall suppression of pro-Pyongyang resident Koreans in Japan.

Mar 01, 2018, 09:41 AM IST

North Korea's Kim lauds South's hospitality

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has praised the welcome the South gave his sister and said it was important to build on the Olympics-driven momentum for dialogue on the divided peninsula.

Feb 13, 2018, 09:54 AM IST

North Korea will send 22 athletes to Olympics in South

North Korea will send 22 athletes to next month`s Winter Games in the South, the International Olympic Committee said Saturday, approving a landmark deal between two nations still officially at war. 

Jan 20, 2018, 23:10 PM IST

Troops, cameras, radiation: China preps for North Korea crisis

China has ramped up security along its border with North Korea, installing new surveillance cameras, deploying extra security forces and operating radiation detectors as it braces for a potential crisis.

Jan 19, 2018, 12:36 PM IST

North Korea offers talks with South Korea on Winter Olympics art troupe

North Korea proposed a working-level dialogue on January 15 in Tongilgak, a building controlled by North Kora in the truce village of Panmunjom, to discuss the issue.

Jan 13, 2018, 14:55 PM IST

My relation with Kim Jong-un is very good: Donald Trump

On January 10, the White House cited Trump`s willingness to hold talks "at the appropriate time, under the right circumstances" with Pyongyang.

Jan 12, 2018, 10:55 AM IST

North Korea to participate in Winter Olympics in rival South

Seoul and Olympic organisers have been keen for Pyongyang - which boycotted the 1988 Summer Games in the South Korean capital - to take part in what they repeatedly proclaimed a "peace Olympics" 

Jan 09, 2018, 20:03 PM IST

Kim Jong Un changes stand, North Korea to participate in Olympics in rival south

North Korea will send its athletes to the Winter Olympics in the South, the rivals said on Tuesday after their first formal talks in more than two years following high tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme.

Jan 09, 2018, 19:21 PM IST