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US accuses North Korea of breaching UN oil import policy

AFP | The United States is accusing North Korea of breaching a UN-imposed ceiling on fuel imports by carrying out dozens of ship-to-ship transfers this...
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North Korea doesn’t seem to budge on Nuclear Deal

AFP | When Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump shook hands before the world's cameras in Singapore a year ago on Wednesday, they pledged change...
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North Korea’s “Executed” former spymaster resurfaces for an art performance

AFP | A senior North Korean official reportedly purged after talks collapsed between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared at an...
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China strips South Korea of football trophy for disrespecting Panda Cup

AFP | South Korea's victorious under-18 team were stripped of the Panda Cup on Thursday after they infuriated hosts China with their celebrations. The Koreans had...
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Washington blames North Korea for violating UNSC resolutions after missile tests

AFP | The US State Department said Tuesday that North Korea's overall program of weapons of mass destruction violated UN resolutions after President Donald Trump...
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Bolton is ‘Human Defect’; N. Korea slams after Hanoi summit failure

AFP | North Korea slammed US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Monday, calling him a "human defect" that had to be banished, just as...
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Kim halts nuclear talk with Washington: Calls Trump ‘Dishonest’

AFP | North Korea said on Friday its deadlocked nuclear talks with Washington "will never be resumed" unless the US adopts a new approach, again...
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South Korea to broker a deal between US and North Korea

AFP | President Donald Trump will visit South Korea in June to meet with his counterpart Moon Jae-in over their efforts to persuade North Korea...
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North Korea fires short-range ‘projectiles’ into sea: Seoul

AFP | North Korea launched unidentified projectiles into the sea Saturday, the South Korean military said, in what could be Pyongyang's first short-range missile launch...

South Korea to launch world’s first national 5G networks

AFP | South Korea launches the world’s first fully-fledged 5G mobile networks Friday, a transformational leap that already has superpowers sparring for control of an...

Iran and North Korea highlight pitfalls of Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’ strategy – James M....

James M. Dorsey | Donald J. Trump’s hitherto failed ‘maximum pressure’ approach to Iran, as well as for that matter North Korea, begs the question...

High steaks: Meaty differences at Trump-Kim summit

AFP | Sanctions and nuclear plants are not the only bones of contention between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un: while the US president likes...

Blow to the denuclearization of Korean Peninsula: Hanoi summit ends with no deal

News Analysis | Much anticipated meet up of U.S President Donald Trump with his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong Un has resulted in anticlimax as...

Trump and Kim to convene for the second time, hoping for a substantial solution

News Analysis | U.S President Donald Trump is about to meet North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi this week to pick up the...

‘Pyongyang not the enemy’: S. Koreans fed up with military service

AFP | Namgung Jin is anxious as he awaits the start of his military service in South Korea almost two years in uniform guarding against...

S. Korea in airborne fight against ‘Chinese’ pollution

AFP | Seoul on Friday sent aircraft over the Yellow Sea to carry out cloud-seeding experiments in an effort to tackle air pollution many South...

Trump says US, N.Korea ‘negotiating’ on location for next Kim summit

AFP | US President Donald Trump said Sunday negotiations are underway on the locatio­n of his next summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...

Kim warns N. Korea could consider change of tack

AFP | Nuclear-armed North Korea wants good relations with the US but could consider a change of approach if Washington maintains its sanctions, leader Kim...

Five things about the North-South summit in Pyongyang

AFP | Summits between North and South Korea are closely watched for both spectacular symbolism on grand display at the Panmunjom summit in April and...

U.S-North Korea letter diplomacy amidst stalled denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

News Analysis | As per White House Spokesperson Sara Sanders, Kim Jong-un has sent a “very warm, very positive” letter requesting for another meeting with...

Trump signals nuclear talks with North Korea still alive

AFP | US President Donald Trump pledged Thursday to complete a deal on denuclearizing the Korean peninsula together with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un,...

Black Venus the South Korean spy who met Kim Jong Il

AFP | Before meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, Southern spy "Black Venus" was told to stay up late, shower, and dress neatly. He...

Will Trump ramp up the Korea crisis again? – Jacob G. Hornberger

Jacob G. Hornberger | Despite the much-ballyhooed meeting between President Trump and North Korean communist dictator Kim Jong-un in Singapore in June, things are not...

Former S. Korea presidential hopeful acquitted in sex abuse case

AFP | A former South Korean presidential contender was found not guilty on all charges on Tuesday in a trial stemming from allegations he raped...

North Korea gets illegal oil, enlists Syria arms broker: UN report

AFP | North Korea has resorted to a "massive increase" of illegal ship-to-ship transfers of oil products at sea to evade UN sanctions and enlisted...

UN report reveals North Korea has not halted the nuclear program; Pompeo still optimistic

News Analysis | A report compiled by independent experts over a duration of six months was presented in front of Security Council North Korea Sanction...

North Korea begins dismantling rocket test site

AFP | North Korea has started dismantling some facilities at its main satellite launch station, seen as the testing ground for its intercontinental ballistic missiles,...

Did N. Korea’s Kim put potatoes over Pompeo?

AFP | North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may have been too busy visiting a potato farm to meet US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo,...

N. Korea talks sidelining human rights: UN rapporteur

AFP | The North Korean talks process with the US and the South is sidelining the human rights of Pyongyang's oppressed citizens, the UN's top...

Pompeo in Pyongyang to seek concrete nuclear commitments

News Desk | Washington's top diplomat engaged in an intense day of negotiations with his North Korean counterpart Saturday as he strove to nail down...