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  • NKorea's launches two short-range missiles again

    North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast, the South Korean military has said, the latest in a series of launches in recent weeks amid stalled denuclearisation talks.

  • US hell-bent on hostile acts despite wanting to talk: NKorea

    North Korea’s mission to the United Nations accuses the United States of being “more and more hell-bent on hostile acts” against Pyongyang, despite President Donald Trump wanting talks between the two countries.

  • Trump says he could meet NKorea’s Kim at DMZ

    Eyeing a history-making photo opportunity, President Donald Trump has issued a Twitter invitation to North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to join him for a hand shake during a visit to the demilitarized zone (DMZ) with South Korea.

  • NKorea says US extension of sanctions a hostile act : KCNA

    The recent US extension of sanctions against North Korea was an act of hostility and an outright challenge to an historic summit between the two countries in Singapore last year, a spokesman for Pyongyang's foreign ministry says.

  • NKorea executes envoy in a purge after failed US summit

    North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper has said.

  • N Korea's missile tests not 'breach of trust': Trump

    North Korean missile launches over the past week have not affected Donald Trump's relationship with Kim Jong Un, the US president says, in a change of course after initially expressing his dissatisfaction.

  • North Korea may suspend nuclear talks with 'gangster-like' US

    North Korea is considering suspending talks with the United States and may rethink a ban on missile and nuclear tests unless Washington makes concessions, news reports from the North's capital quotes a senior diplomat as saying.

  • NKorea rebuilds part of missile site

    North Korea has restores part of a rocket test site it began to dismantle after pledging to do so in a first summit with US President Donald Trump last year, while Trump's national security adviser warns that new sanctions could be introduced if Pyongyang did not scrap its nuclear weapons program.

  • Trump 'walks' as North Korea talks end abruptly without deal

    The US-North Korea nuclear summit in Hanoi ends abruptly without a deal, with President Donald Trump saying he had decided to "walk" in the face of Kim Jong Un's demands to drop sanctions.

  • Trump lands in Vietnam for second summit with NKorea's Kim

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump both arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday, the eve of their second summit at which they will tackle how to implement a North Korean pledge to give up its nuclear weapons.

  • N Korea envoy in US for preparing 2nd Trump-Kim summit

    A North Korean envoy arrives in Washington for expected talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a possible encounter with President Donald Trump aimed a laying the groundwork for a second US-North Korea summit.

  • NKorea could consider change of tack on denuclearisation

    Nuclear-armed North Korea wants good relations with the US but could consider a change of approach if Washington maintains its sanctions, leader Kim Jong Un warns in his New Year speech after 12 months of diplomatic rapprochement.

  • US judge orders NKorea to pay $501m

    A US judge on Monday ordered North Korea to pay $501 million over the death of American Otto Warmbier, concluding that the university student likely suffered torture.

  • NKorea demands reciprocal measures from US

    North Korea agrees to allow international inspectors to observe a "permanent dismantlement" of its key missile facilities, and will take additional steps such as closing its main Yongbyon nuclear complex if the United States takes reciprocal measures, South Korea's President Moon Jae-in says.

  • US sends mixed message to Kim

    Donald Trump and his secretary of state sent out mixed messages on North Korea yesterday, with the US President praising Kim Jong Un but Mike Pompeo saying Pyongyang still had "enormous" work to do.

  • Trump receives letter from NKorea's Kim

    US President Donald Trump receives a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as the two continue to discuss Pyongyang's commitment at a recent Singapore summit to rid itself of nuclear weapons, but no second meeting is currently planned, the White House says.

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    Trump receives note from NKorea's Kim, hails progress

    Kim Jong Un tells President Donald Trump he believes their efforts could open up a “new future” between North Korea and the United States and expresses hope for “practical actions” in the future, according to a letter from the North Korean leader.

  • Trump-Kim summit

    NKorean, US officials try narrowing differences

    US and North Korean officials are in talks in Singapore today in a late bid to narrow differences before their leaders hold a historic summit aimed at finding ways to end a nuclear stand-off on the Korean peninsula.

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    NKorean leader Kim sends letter to Trump

    A senior North Korean official will hand over a letter from the country's leader Kim Jong Un to US President Donald Trump in a rare visit to the White House on Friday as the two sides try to put a derailed summit meeting back on track.

  • Trump-Kim summit

    High-level US-NKorea nuclear talks get underway

    High-ranking officials of the United States and North Korea meet in New York late on Wednesday in the first of two days of talks about the future of Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program and a possible summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jung Un.

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    Trump, Kim raise summit hopes after days of brinkmanship

    Plans for a landmark summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un are moving "very nicely", US President Donald Trump says today, as the South's leader says Kim told him the talks would be a historic opportunity to end decades of confrontation.

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    NKorea still open to US talks despite Trump summit cancellation

    North Korea says today it is still willing to talk to the United States after President Donald Trump abruptly cancells a summit between the two countries, a decision that has thrown the Korean peninsula once more into uncertainty.

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    Trump urges China to clamp down on North Korea border

    US President Donald Trump on Monday urges China to maintain tight control of its border with North Korea until he signs a denuclearization deal with Kim Jong Un.

  • Kim Jong Un shakes hands with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

    ‘US demanded NKorea ship some nuclear warheads, ICBM abroad’

    The United States demands North Korea ship some nuclear warheads, an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and other nuclear material overseas within six months, the Asahi newspaper says on Thursday, citing several sources familiar with North Korean issues.

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    US vows to make NKorea rich if it gives up nukes

    The United States promises Friday that it would work to rebuild North Korea's sanctions-crippled economy if Kim Jong Un's regime agrees to surrender its nuclear arsenal.