Articles Tagged 'North Korea'
North Korea quits Kaesong liaison office with South Korea
Seoul said it was contacted on Friday and informed that the North’s staff would be leaving later in the day.
It has expressed its regret…
Trump cuts short North Korea summit after dispute over sanctions: ‘Sometimes you have to walk’
President Trump abruptly walked away from negotiations with North Korea in Vietnam and headed back to Washington on Thursday afternoon, saying the U.S. is unwilling…
Trump builds anticipation around State of the Union
President Trump is building anticipation around his forthcoming State of the Union speech, including hinting at potential newsmaking announcements that may arrive in the annual…
‘Naive’: President Trump disputes his own intelligence chiefs on Iran, North Korea
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump disputed the leaders of his intelligence services Wednesday with respect to Iran, North Korea, the Islamic State, and other foreign…
Trump to meet with top North Korean official to discuss ‘fully verified’ denuclearization
President Trump will meet with a top North Korean official on Friday to discuss progress on Pyongyang’s “final, fully verified denuclearization,” the White House said.…
North Korea’s top diplomat in Italy defected, embarrassing Kim Jong Un
North Korea’s acting ambassador to Italy defected with his wife in November, South Korea’s spy agency told lawmakers Thursday, striking an embarrassing blow to leader…
Federal judge orders North Korea to pay $500M in damages to family of Otto Warmbier
A federal judge on Monday ordered North Korea to pay more than $500 million in damages to the family of college student Otto Warmbier, whose…
North Korea condemns latest US sanctions
North Korea has denounced the latest US sanctions, saying they could “block the path to denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula forever”.
Washington said it put…
North, South Korea withdraw troops at border village
SEOUL, South Korea — The rival Koreas and the US-led UN Command completed withdrawing firearms and troops from a jointly controlled area at a border village on Thursday, as part of agreements to reduce decades-long animosities on the Korean peninsula.
South Korea separately announced its troops have found what it believes are Korean War remains in another front-line area where…
Japan’s military seeks record spending to reinforce N.Korea missile defenses
Japan’s military wants record spending next year to help pay for major upgrades to defenses designed to shoot down North Korean ballistic missiles that Tokyo…