President Trump responds to the report Kim Jung Un is ‘gravely ill’

U.S. 04/21/20, 04:35

Speculation is swirling around the health condition of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. After undergoing heart surgery earlier this month he has been noticeably absent from key events, including an event marking the anniversary of the birthday of North Korea's founding father and Kim’s grandfather, Kim Il Sung, on ...

Christmas is over, but no ‘Christmas gift’ from North Korea to US

U.S. 12/26/19, 13:26

Christmas Day passed peacefully with no missile test as a “Christmas gift” from North Korea to the United States, but Seoul and Washington remain on high alert. Seoul-based Korea Herald reported South Korea said it has seen no unusual signs in North Korea, but it and the United States are still ...

President Trump says North Korea may plan a nice ‘Christmas gift’

U.S. 12/25/19, 07:05

President Donald Trump said Tuesday, Dec. 24, that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may be planning to give him “a nice present” such as a “beautiful vase” for Christmas rather than a missile launch, according to The Associated Press. The president was asked what he will do if North Korea ...

North Korea relies on President Trump’s “wise and bold decisions”

World 09/27/19, 09:25

North Korea said Friday, Sept. 27,  it is confident that President Donald Trump will choose a "wise option" and make a "bold decision" in talks with the communist nation as he differs from his predecessors. Kim Kye gwan, adviser to the North Korean Foreign Ministry, made the remarks in a statement ...

US ready to renew nuclear talks with North Korea

U.S. 08/23/19, 08:05

The Trump administration is ready to resume nuclear talks with North Korea, said the U.S. special envoy for North Korea Stephen Biegun on Wednesday, Aug. 21. This message came a day after the U.S. and South Korean militaries completed their routine exercises. North Korea called the training an attack practice and ...

President Trump: ‘A Very Positive Letter’ from North Korea

U.S. 08/10/19, 08:45

Before leaving the White House for a vacation on Friday, Aug. 9, where President Trump will spend the time at his Bedminster residence in New Jersey. President Trump speaks to reporters with some very positive words about Kim Jong Un and North Korea. On the lawn of the White House, ...

US Defense Secretary Esper meets South Korean leaders

U.S. 08/09/19, 15:09

U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper arrived in South Korea Thursday for his two-day trip to Seoul. On Friday Esper met South Korean counterpart Jeong Kyeong-doo for talks on the military alliance between the two countries. The U.S. defense chief was also scheduled later during the day to meet South Korean President ...

US defense chief Esper discusses North Korea, Turkey

Europe 08/06/19, 15:05

U.S. Defense Secretary Dr. Mark Esper on Tuesday, Aug. 6 commented on North Korea’s rocket test launch and the Turkish-Syrian crisis. Esper said the United States is monitoring North Korea's recent missile activity and keeping the door open for diplomatic dialogue and told reporters that Turkey’s unilateral invasion into northern Syria ...

North Korea tests short-range missiles for a fourth time in 2 weeks

World 08/06/19, 04:20

North Korea launched two short-range missiles into its East Sea early on Tuesday, Aug. 5, the fourth time within two weeks, amid an ongoing joint military drill between South Korea and the United States. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said one missile was fired at 5:24 a.m. and the other ...

President Trump downplayed North Korea missile tests

Politics 08/03/19, 08:34

President Trump on Friday, aug. 2, made a series of tweets downplaying North Korea's recent missile tests. "Kim Jong Un and North Korea tested 3 short range missiles over the last number of days. These missiles tests are not a violation of our signed Singapore agreement, nor was there discussion of ...

North Korea launched missile tests for the third time in eight days

U.S. 08/02/19, 06:09

North Korea fired what appeared to be short-range ballistic missiles twice on Friday, Aug. 2, into the sea off its eastern coast in its third round of weapons tests in just over a week, South Korea’s military and presidential office said, according to AP. The increased testing activity is seen as ...

Pompeo reaches out to new UK government on Iran

U.S. 07/26/19, 03:45

The U.S. State Department said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has reached out and spoken with Great Britain's new Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab about discussing key global priorities, including countering Iran's attempts to expand its nuclear program and strengthening the NATO alliance. Raab was appointed to the post by Great Britain's ...

North Korea’s state media praises Trump – Kim meeting at DMZ ‘amazing’

U.S. 07/01/19, 06:01

North Korea’s state media is describing leader Kim Jong Un’s meeting with President Donald Trump at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) as “an amazing event” in the border village it notes is a symbol of the Korean Peninsula’s division. The Korean Central News Agency reported that the two leaders expressed great satisfaction ...

Pictures show the difference between Obama and Trump during visits to DMZ

Politics 07/01/19, 05:41

Photos taken by the same photographer show President Donald Trump walked hundreds of steps farther than his predecessor Barrack Obama toward North Korea soil at the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). Associated Press photographer Susan Walsh on June 30 shot a photo of President Trump after he crossed the border at Panmunjom ...

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