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Washington wants Pyongyang to suspend its nuclear testing before negotiations

The suspension of North Korea's nuclear tests is the first precondition for Washington to accept talks with Pyongyang, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday. "We have to agree to discuss a ban on their nuclear weapons" before entering into any talks, Hayley...

Pyongyang called the list of members of the delegation at the talks with South Korea

In the DPRK, the list of members of the delegation at the high-level talks with South Korea was named. It is noted that the group of five negotiators will be headed by the Chairman of the Committee on Peaceful Unification of the Motherland, Lee Song...

New South Korean sanctions against Pyongyang

South Korea will impose additional unilateral sanctions on North Korea, according to a report on Sunday in a fresh attempt by Seoul to press Pyongyang after a series of missile tests that have heightened tensions in the region. The South Korean decision comes after a...

In Pyongyang, Trump was called ‘a mad old man’

In Pyongyang, on the eve of the visit of American leader Donald Trump to South Korea, he was called "a mad old man," reported by Fox News. "No one can predict when a mad old man from the White House, who has lost his mind,...

EU sanctions over North Korea’s nuclear, missile programs

The European Union has extended sanctions aimed at punishing North Korea for its nuclear and missile programs. In a statement, Brussels said the punitive measures include a ban on the sale of natural gas to Pyongyang. The bloc will also limit the sale of crude...

Talks with North Korea ‘waste of time’ — President Trump

The U.S. president Donald Trump says negotiating with North Korea over its nuclear program would be a waste of time, after it emerged that Washington had channels of communication with Pyongyang. Donald Trump says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is wasting his time trying to...

North Korea missiles moved from a rocket facility in Pyongyang — report

Several North Korean missiles were recently spotted moved from a rocket facility in the capital Pyongyang, South Korea’s Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) reported late Friday amid speculation that the North was preparing to take more provocative actions, as quoted by Reuters. Unnamed South Korean and...

Trump’s speech at the UN a clear statement of war against Pyongyang — North Korea

North Korea says U.S. President Donald Trump’s speech at the UN General Assembly was a clear declaration of war against Pyongyang. The top North Korean diplomat added that his country will take countermeasures against Washington after Trump’s comments. Ri Yong-Ho also said Pyongyang has the...

Small North Korean quake likely natural, not nuclear test — experts

A small earthquake near North Korea’s nuclear test site on Saturday was probably not manmade, the nuclear proliferation watchdog and a South Korean official said, easing fears Pyongyang had exploded another nuclear bomb just weeks after its last one. Chinese earthquake officials said the magnitude...

US Navy carrier drills with Japanese Navy amid North Korean tension

The U.S. Navy carrier Ronald Reagan is conducting drills with Japanese warships in seas south of the Korean peninsula, Japan’s military said on Friday, in a show of naval power as Pyongyang threatens further nuclear and missile tests. The Reagan strike group will conduct a...

If diplomacy fail, our military option will be the only one left, Tillerson on North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday during an interview CBS's "Face The Nation," Tillerson said the U.S. strategy involves a "peaceful pressure campaign" on Pyongyang, but warned that a military option is a last resort. That campaign is built around putting together an international coalition...

North Korea seeks equilibrium with US

North Korea says it will complete its nuclear program despite tensions with the US and its allies. North Korean media have quoted the North Korean leader as saying that Pyongyang is nearing its goal of equilibrium in military force with the US. Kim Jong-un has...

North Korea aims to reach an “equilibrium” of military force with the US

North Korea said on Saturday it aims to reach an "equilibrium" of military force with the United States, which earlier signaled its patience for diplomacy is wearing thin after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan for the second time in under a month. The Democratic...

North Korea fired an unidentified missile eastward from Pyongyang

North Korea has launched what appeared to be an ballistic missile on early Friday to the east from Pyongyang airport, and the missile just passed over Hokkaido in Japan around 7:06 am. say first reports. Japanese citizens in several prefectures were warned to find shelter...

US to ‘pay dear price’ for envoy Haley’s claim North Korea ‘begs for war,’ Pyongyang

As tensions mount on the Korean Peninsula, a statement carried on North Korea’s official KCNA news service warned that Washington’s UN Ambassador Nikki Haley’s remarks that Pyongyang was “begging for war” would not be left unanswered. At an emergency UN Security Council meeting on Monday,...

North Korea tensions can only be resolved through talks, roadmap proposed by Russia & China — Moscow

The situation on the Korean Peninsula is close to a large-scale military confrontation that might have disastrous and unimaginable consequences, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said Wednesday. New possible sanctions will be followed by tougher responses from Pyongyang as the sanctions mechanism has almost...

South Korea Navy holds major live-fire drills in warning to North

South Korea’s Navy held major live-fire drills Tuesday to warn the North against any provocations at sea, it said, two days after Pyongyang’s biggest nuclear test to date. The drills, conducted in the East Sea (Sea of Japan), involved the 2,500-ton frigate Gangwon, a 1,000-ton...

Pyongyang ‘sentences’ 4 South Korean journalists to death

Pyongyang has sentenced four South Korean journalists to death for book reviews that insulted the North, state media said Thursday. The Chosun Ilbo and the Dong-A Ilbo, both of them conservative newspapers, reviewed the new Korean edition of “North Korea Confidential,” a book by...

US-South joint drills end amid soaring North Korea tensions

Seoul and Washington wrapped up their annual war games on Thursday, the South’s Defense Ministry said, with tensions high after Pyongyang’s latest missile launch over Japan. Tens of thousands of South Korean and US troops took part in the Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) joint military...

Reactions rise over North Korea missile launch

North Korea’s neighbors have condemned Pyongyang’s latest missile launch, describing it as an unprecedented threat. The Japanese prime minister said he and US President Donald Trump agreed to increase pressure on North Korea. South Korean jets conducted bombing drills in response. Russia says it is extremely...

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