Tag: North Korea

staffMarch 18, 2018

North Korea’s Kim ‘taking stock’ of Trump meet

WASHINGTON – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is “taking stock” of U.S. President Donald Trump’s surprise decision to accept ...

staffMarch 15, 2018

North Korean foreign minister visits Sweden

STOCKHOLM – North Korea’s foreign minister is due to visit Sweden Thursday, a surprise move that can be seen as ...

staffMarch 14, 2018

Tokyo farewells ‘trustworthy’ Tillerson, Seoul awaits seasoned Pompeo

TOKYO/SEOUL – Japan’s foreign minister said on Wednesday he personally regretted the departure of “frank, trustworthy” U.S. Secretary of State ...

staffFebruary 24, 2018

China – New US sanctions threaten cooperation over North Korea

China has demanded the US reverse its decision to impose fresh sanctions on North Korea, saying the “unilateral actions” could ...

staffFebruary 22, 2018

N.Korean closing Olympics delegation includes man blamed for deadly sinking

North Korea will send a high-level delegation to South Korea for the Winter Olympics closing ceremony, officials said Thursday, including ...

staffFebruary 9, 2018

North and South Korea heads of state meet, shake hands

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the North’s ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam met and shook hands Friday ...

staffJanuary 23, 2018

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics may open with North Korean performance

The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics could open with a performance of North Korean artists, a Seoul official suggested on Tuesday. The ...

staffJanuary 5, 2018

North Korea accepts Olympics talks offer

North Korea has accepted an offer to attend high-level talks next week, South Korean officials have said. The meeting, on ...

staffJanuary 4, 2018

Japan PM – Will work with international community to solve North Korea issue

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday North Korea was engaging in continued provocations that were “absolutely unacceptable” and ...

staffJanuary 2, 2018

S Korea offers Olympics talks with North

South Korea has offered high-level talks with North Korea on 9 January to discuss its possible participation in the 2018 ...