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Trump becomes 1st sitting US leader to enter North Korea

PANMUNJOM, Korea — With wide grins and a historic handshake, President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un met at the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone on Sunday and agreed to revive talks on the pariah nation’s nuclear program. Trump, pressing his bid for a legacy-defining accord, became […]

N. Korea blasts Pompeo as obstruction to nuclear talks

North Korea denounced US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as an obstruction to nuclear negotiations on Wednesday, days before President Donald Trump visits Seoul while talks with Pyongyang are deadlocked. The process has been stalled since a second summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un […]

North Korea says it won’t surrender to US-led sanctions

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Wednesday it won’t surrender to U.S.-led sanctions and accused Washington of trying to “bring us to our knees.” The statement is yet another reminder that North Korea keeps mistrust of the U.S. though its leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald […]

North Korea bolsters diplomatic lineup amid stalled US talks

Seoul :  North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has retained his most important leadership post as his rubber-stamp parliament made a slew of personnel changes that bolstered his diplomatic lineup amid stalemated nuclear diplomacy with the United States. Some observers say the personnel appointments could show Kim’s desire to […]

North Korea’s new ‘tactical’ weapon test highlights military modernisation

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un leads the testing of a newly developed tactical weapon, in this undated photo released on November 16, 2018 by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). KCNA via REUTERS SEOUL – North Korea’s claim last week that it had tested an unidentified […]

North Korea deports American even as it boasts of new weapon

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Friday said it will deport an American citizen it detained for illegal entrance, an apparent concession to the United States that came even as it announced the test of a newly developed but unspecified “ultramodern” weapon that will be seen as […]

Seoul: North Korea estimated to have 20-60 nuclear weapons

open view web desk SEOUL, South Korea — A top South Korean official told lawmakers that North Korea is estimated to have up to 60 nuclear weapons, in Seoul’s first public comment about the size of the North’s secrecy-clouded weapons arsenal. Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon told parliament Monday […]

‘We fell in love:’ Trump swoons over letters from North Korea’s Kim

open view web desk WHEELING, WVa.- U.S. President Donald Trump took his enthusiasm for his detente with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to new heights on Saturday, declaring at a rally with supporters that “we fell in love” after exchanging letters. Trump and Kim have said they […]

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