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Pompeo hopes US, North Korea can be more creative in nuclear talks

07 July, 2019 9:59 am 9:59 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he hoped both North Korea and the United States could “be a little more creative” when the two sides restart talks aimed at ending Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme. Speaking in a radio interview on “The Sean Hannity Show,” Pompeo did not say when … Read More



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North Korea upbeat on Trump-Kim surprise meeting as chance to push nuclear ...

07 July, 2019 11:38 am 11:38 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump agreed at their meeting on Sunday to push forward dialogue for making a new breakthrough in the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, North Korean state media said on Monday. Trump became the first sitting US president to set foot in North … Read More



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US President Trump offers ‘handshake’ to North Korea’s Kim at DMZ

06 June, 2019 10:54 am 10:54 am

OSAKA (Web Desk) – President Trump has invited North Korean leader Kim Jong-un – on Twitter – to meet him at the fortified frontier that divides North and South Korea. Mr Trump’s unexpected tweet suggested “saying hello” to Mr Kim during the US leader’s visit to South Korea. North Korea has described it as a … Read More



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North Korea says time running out for fresh US talks

06 June, 2019 8:55 am 8:55 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – The United States should take action to present a new strategy to revive denuclearisation talks, a North Korean diplomat in charge of US affairs said on Thursday, warning time was running out ahead of a year-end deadline set by Pyongyang. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said after the collapse of … Read More



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‘I Love Thee, China’ – North Korea woos Xi in lavish stat...

06 June, 2019 9:51 am 9:51 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed that strengthening bilateral ties, at a time of “serious and complicated” international affairs, was good for regional peace, North Korean state media said on Friday. Xi arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday for a two-day visit, the first by a … Read More



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N Korea executes envoy to failed US summit – media; White House monit...

05 May, 2019 11:10 pm 11:10 pm

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday. Kim Hyok Chol was executed in March at Mirim Airport in … Read More



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Trump says not disturbed that North Korea has ‘fired off some small w...

05 May, 2019 8:35 am 8:35 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed concerns about recent missile launches from North Korea and said he was confident that the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, would keep promises that he had made. “North Korea fired off some small weapons, which disturbed some of my people, and others, but not me. … Read More



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North Korea fires more missiles, US announces ship seizure as tensions moun...

05 May, 2019 9:10 am 9:10 am

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Thursday in its second such test in less than a week, and the United States said it had seized a North Korean cargo ship as tensions again mounted between the two countries. US President Donald Trump said that “nobody is happy” … Read More



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North Korea fires unidentified projectile: South’s military

05 May, 2019 4:06 pm 4:06 pm

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired an unidentified projectile on Thursday, the South’s military said, less than a week after its leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test-firing of multiple rockets and a missile. The projectile was fired at about 4:30 p.m. (8.30 a.m. BST) from the northwest town of Sino-ri, in an easterly direction, … Read More



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North Korean leader Kim oversaw testing of multiple rocket launchers

05 May, 2019 8:30 am 8:30 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea has conducted a “strike drill” for multiple launchers, firing tactical guided weapons into the East Sea in a military drill supervised by leader Kim Jong Un , the North’s state media reported on Sunday. The purpose of the drill was to test performance of “large-caliber long-range multiple rocket launchers and … Read More



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North Korea fires short-range projectiles after failed nuclear summit: Sout...

05 May, 2019 8:39 am 8:39 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired several short-range projectiles from its east coast on Saturday, South Korea’s military said, as analysts said the country is stepping up pressure against the United States after February’s failed nuclear summit in Bangkok. The South Korean military initially described it as a missile launch, but subsequently gave a more … Read More



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North Korea turns to diplomats after Kim sidelines point man in nuclear tal...

04 April, 2019 2:51 pm 2:51 pm

SEOUL (Reuters) – The demotion of Kim Yong Chol, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s point man for nuclear talks with the United States, signals that long-time diplomats who had been sidelined from the process will return to centre-stage, diplomatic sources in Seoul and regional experts said. The hawkish former general and spymaster was recently … Read More



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Putin says US guarantees unlikely to prompt North Korea to de-nuclearise

04 April, 2019 7:39 pm 7:39 pm

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said after holding his first face-to-face talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday that US security guarantees would probably not be enough to persuade Pyongyang to shut its nuclear programme. Putin and Kim held a day of talks on an island off the Russian … Read More



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North Korea confirms leader Kim Jong Un to visit Russia for summit with Put...

04 April, 2019 10:13 am 10:13 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia for a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, North Korean state media confirmed. With his Russia visit, North Korea’s Kim is seen working to build up foreign support for his economic development plans, since the breakdown of the second U.S.-North Korea summit in … Read More



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Pompeo says nothing’s changed on North Korea talks – ‘It&...

04 April, 2019 8:30 am 8:30 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said US diplomatic efforts will continue toward the goal of denuclearization of North Korea, a day after a North Korean official said it no longer wanted to deal with him in talks. “Nothing has changed. We’ll continue to work to negotiate; still in charge of the team. … Read More



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