Koreas survey North’s railways in hopes of joining networks

World 11/29/18, 19:54

South Korea sent rail cars and dozens of officials to North Korea on Friday for joint surveys on northern railway sections the countries hope someday to connect with the South. The weeks-long inspections, which will see South Korean cars running on North Korean tracks for the first time in a decade, ...

Koreas gain UN sanctions exemption for joint rail survey

World 11/23/18, 21:39

South Korea said Saturday that the United Nations Security Council granted an exemption to sanctions that will allow surveys on North Korean railroad sections the Koreas want to connect with the South. The surveys would require the South to bring to the North fuel and a variety of goods, including possibly ...

North Korea deports American even as it boasts of new weapon

World 11/16/18, 04:59

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 a pressuring tactic by Washington. The two ...

North Korea says it has tested ‘ultramodern tactical weapon’

World 11/15/18, 19:44

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un observed the successful test of "a newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon," the nation's state media reported Friday, though it didn't describe what sort of weapon it was. It didn't appear to be a nuclear or missile-related test, a string of which last year had many ...

Pompeo to meet with NK counterpart Thursday in New York

New York 11/06/18, 00:21

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be traveling to New York on Thursday to meet with his North Korean counterpart, Kim Yong Chol. The State Department says the top U.S. envoy for North Korea, Stephen Biegun, will join Pompeo and Kim to discuss efforts toward what it calls "achieving the final, ...

Kremlin working on plans to host Kim in Russia

World 10/17/18, 04:50

The Kremlin says it's discussing a possible visit by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this year. Russian President Vladimir Putin's foreign affairs adviser, Yuri Ushakov, says Moscow and Pyongyang are discussing the timing and venue for the visit, and no agreement has been reached yet. Ushakov's statement comes as the Trump ...

President Trump expecting to receive letter from North Korea’s Kim

U.S. 09/07/18, 17:27

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's expecting get a letter in the coming days that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is sending him through Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Trump tells reporters traveling with him on Air Force One that Kim's recent overtures amount to "a very ...

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