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N. Korea seeks Pompeo’s removal from nuclear talks

AFP | North Korea on Thursday demanded the removal of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from talks over its nuclear programme, hours after the...

Activity detected at North Korea nuclear site: US monitor

AFP | The activity has been detected at North Korea's main nuclear site, suggesting Pyongyang may be reprocessing radioactive material into bomb fuel since the...

Yongbyon: North Korean nuclear complex and one of the sticking points...

AFP | The future of North Korea's decades-old Yongbyon nuclear complex was one of the sticking points that sparked deadlock between leader Kim Jong Un...

Decent news coming from Pakistan, India: Trump

News Desk | President Donald Trump has said, “We have some reasonably good news from Pakistan and India.” He also offered hope of an end...

Hard work still needed before Kim-Trump summit – US envoy

AFP | There was still some hard work to be done ahead of the upcoming summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader...

China’s Xi hopes US, N. Korea will ‘meet halfway’

AFP | Chinese President Xi Jinping offered North Korean leader Kim Jong Un firm backing in deadlocked nuclear talks with the United States, insisting the...

N. Korea’s Kim visits China ahead of expected Trump summit

AFP | North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Beijing on Tuesday on an unannounced visit for talks with President Xi Jinping, as preparations...

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...

US scraps UN meeting on North Korea human rights

AFP | The United States has dropped a bid to hold a UN Security Council meeting on North Korea's human rights record after failing to...

North Korean: Denuclearisation prospects – Zafar Nawaz Jaspal

Dr Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | Trump administration desires to convert the North Korean nuclear and missiles program into joint civilian-use projects such as electricity generation,...

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,...

UN report reveals North Korea has not halted the nuclear program;...

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,...

North Korea will never give up its nuclear weapons

Jacob G Hornberger | With North Korea accusing Secretary of State (and former CIA Director) Mike Pompeo of engaging in a “unilateral and gangster-like demand...

Pompeo sets off for North Korea nuclear talks

AFP | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo left Washington on Thursday bound for Pyongyang and his latest round of talks with Kim Jong Un...

Symbolic Trump-Kim summit: a step in the right direction?

News Analysis | Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un finally met on Tuesday amid a media frenzy in an unprecedented development between the two hostile nations after nasty...

Warm words from North Korea on Cold War frontier

AFP | On the world's last Cold War frontier, where troops have long faced off at the truce village that divides the two Koreas, propaganda...

N. Korea media herald Kim’s Singapore stroll

AFP | North Korea's state media lauded Singapore Tuesday as they highlighted Kim Jong Un's visit to some of its top tourist attractions. A few hours...

Trump’s brash diplomacy faces summit tests

AFP | President Donald Trump embarks Friday on four days of summitry that could tip the world toward trade war or nuclear peace, and perhaps...

Trump says letter from Kim was ‘warm’

AFP | US President Donald Trump said Thursday that a letter he received last week from Kim Jong Un was "warm," and added that he...

China’s gateway to N. Korea pins hopes on Kim-Trump summit

AFP | After a sanctions-driven hiatus, dozens of North Korean women are again cutting cloth, pedalling sewing machines and manning production lines at a garment...

N. Korea’s Kim turns from threats to hugs in diplomatic drive

AFP | From threats of war to brotherly hugs, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has emerged as a skilled diplomat with the unexpected assistance...

First Trump-Kim meeting scheduled for June 12

AFP | The White House said on Monday that the first meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take...

Placid Singapore braces for Trump-Kim storm

AFP | Singapore hotel rooms are being snapped up, police are preparing to lock down the city and thousands of journalists are set to jet...

The other Kim summit: Trump keeps up Kardashian at White House...

AFP | Days away from a historic summit with North Korea's mercurial leader, US President Donald Trump held a White House meeting Wednesday with another...

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov in Pyongyang: KCNA

AFP | Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in Pyongyang Thursday, North Korea's state media said, ahead of a landmark summit between Donald Trump and...

Japan weighs minister-level talks with North Korea: reports

AFP | Japan is weighing high-level, direct talks with North Korea, potentially an August meeting between the two countries' foreign ministers, local media said Wednesday. The...

Trump, Abe say ‘imperative’ to dismantle N. Korean weapons

AFP | President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed Monday that it is "imperative" to completely dismantle North Korea's nuclear weapons and...

Korean War hero doubtful of Trump-Kim peace prospects

AFP | As a decorated war hero who once took out three machine gun nests with nothing but grenades, Choi Deuk-soo knows first hand what...

Trump and Kim raise summit hopes after days of brinkmanship

AFP | Plans for a landmark summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un are moving "very nicely", US President Donald Trump said Sunday, as the...

Kim and Moon’s surprise meet up breathes air into dying Singapore...

News Analysis | Without any prior announcement or planning, leaders of both Koreas Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in, met in the demilitarized zone to...

South Korea welcomes prospect of ‘reignited’ US-North Korea talks

AFP | South Korea on Saturday welcomed the renewed prospect of a summit between the United States and North Korea after President Trump cancelled talks...

North Korea summit could still happen: Trump

AFP | One day after abruptly pulling the plug on a high-stakes summit with North Korea, US President Donald Trump said Friday the meeting with...

The rising tensions between China, US

AFP | President Donald Trump has often bragged of his friendship with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, but recent events point to growing stresses between...

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