North Korea fires missiles into sea in annual exercise, US aware of reports

World 07/25/19, 08:37

North Korea launched two short-range missiles into its East Sea early on Thursday, July 25 (local time), prompting arguments around the motive of the firing. Seoul-based Yonhap News citing South Korea’s joint chiefs of staff (JCS) said in a statement: "North Korea fired one short-range missile at around 5:34 a.m. and ...

N.Korea issues mild criticism of Bolton over media interview

World 04/20/19, 07:44

North Korea on Saturday issued a relatively mild criticism of White House national security adviser John Bolton for calling on North Korea to show more evidence of its disarmament commitment before a possible third leaders' summit. North Korea's criticism appears to be a continuation of its frustration at deadlocked nuclear negotiations ...

Pompeo dismisses N.Korea’s rejection of him as US negotiator

Politics 04/19/19, 10:52

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday rejected a North Korean demand that he be replaced as President Donald Trump's top negotiator, as the United States and Japan vowed to continue to enforce tough sanctions on North Korea until it dismantles its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs. Pompeo's refusal to ...

South Korean president calls for 4th summit with Kim Jong Un

World 04/15/19, 03:51

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday he's ready for a fourth summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to help salvage faltering nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang. Moon's comments came after Kim issued his harshest criticism yet over South Korea's diplomatic role last week, accusing Seoul of acting ...

North Korea abruptly withdraws staff from liaison office

World 03/22/19, 04:26

North Korea abruptly withdrew its staff from a liaison office with South Korea on Friday, a development that is likely to put a damper on ties between the countries and further complicate global diplomacy on North Korea's nuclear program. The North Korean action came a week after its vice foreign minister ...

N.Korea official: Kim rethinking US talks, launch moratorium

Politics 03/15/19, 01:47

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will soon make a decision on whether to continue diplomatic talks and maintain the country's moratorium on missile launches and nuclear tests, a senior North Korean official said, noting the U.S. threw away a golden opportunity at the recent summit between their leaders. Vice Foreign ...

South Korea’s Moon calls for quick resumption of nuke talks

World 03/04/19, 02:29

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday that Seoul will actively try to get the nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang quickly back on track. Moon made the comments as he led a National Security Council meeting in Seoul to discuss South Korea's diplomatic strategy following the breakdown of a high-stakes ...

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