North Korea

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    Kim warns of ‘serious consequences’ if virus reaches North Korea

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 02:12am on March 01, 2020

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned top party officials of the ‘serious consequences’ of failing to prevent an outbreak of the new coronavirus in...

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    North Korea says will resume US talks if demands fully met

    Agence-France-France . Seoul | Updated at 10:57pm on January 11, 2020

    North Korea said Saturday it had received Donald Trump’s letter wishing a happy birthday to leader Kim Jong Un, but warned it would only return...

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    China calls for easing UN sanctions on North Korea

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 10:04pm on January 04, 2020

    A Chinese-Russian resolution aimed at easing international sanctions on North Korea is a timely step in the right direction, China’s UN ambassador Zhang Jun said...

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    Kim ends nuclear moratoriums, threatens of ‘new weapon’

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 02:29pm on January 02, 2020

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has declared an end to moratoriums on nuclear and intercontinental ballistic missile tests and threatened a demonstration of a...

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    North Korea threatens strategic weapon

    Associated Press/ United News of Bangladesh . Seoul | Updated at 11:35pm on January 01, 2020

    Expressing deep frustration over stalled nuclear talks, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned of unspecified ‘shocking’ action and that his country will soon reveal...

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    Kim a man of his word, says Trump

    Agence France-Presse . Palm Beach | Updated at 11:22pm on January 01, 2020

    US president Donald Trump on Tuesday said he believes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will stick to his commitments on denuclearization, even as the...

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    White House warns North Korea

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:16pm on December 30, 2019

    The White House said Sunday it would consider ‘other tools’ beyond personal diplomacy if North Korea went ahead with a threatened ‘Christmas gift’ that could...

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    Kim meets senior party leaders ahead of US deadline

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 09:35pm on December 29, 2019

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has convened a key meeting of top ruling party officials, state media said Sunday, ahead of a year-end deadline...

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    7 bodies found on North Korean boat in Japan

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 09:32pm on December 29, 2019

    The badly decomposed remains of seven people have been found in a suspected North Korean fishing boat that washed up on a Japanese island, a...

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    Kim discusses bolstering army

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 10:12pm on December 22, 2019

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un discussed strengthening his country’s military capability with top military officials, state media reported Sunday, with Pyongyang’s end-of-year deadline for...