Top North Korean in Washington to prepare new Trump summit
A top North Korean general was paying a rare visit Friday to Washington, where he is expected to meet President Donald Trump to finalize a new summit aimed at denuclearization and easing decades of hostility.
Top North Korea official en route to Washington
A top North Korean official left for Washington on Thursday, reports said, for talks with his US counterpart ahead of an expected summit between President Donald Trump and Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un.
North Korea's Kim ends Beijing visit as Trump summit looms
Kim Jong Un's train left Beijing on Wednesday after the North Korean leader visited his key ally on a trip seen as a strategy session ahead of his expected summit with Donald Trump.
North Korean leader Kim visits China ahead of expected Trump summit
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was in China Tuesday on an unannounced visit for talks with President Xi Jinping, as preparations ramp up for an expected second summit with Donald Trump.
North Korea says denuclearisation depends on removal of US threat
North Korea said Thursday its commitment to denuclearization of the Korean peninsula was bound up with a "complete removal of US nuclear threats". Following a rapid diplomatic rapprochement this year, the North's leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump signed a vaguely-worded statement in Singapore in June, agreeing to work towards the "denuclearisation of…
Kim Jong-Un's stewardship records seven years in North Korea
Today makes it seven years North Korea entered a new regime with Kim Jong-Un, who took over power after the demise of his father Kim Jong-Il in 2011. He is the third and youngest son of Korean military leader Kim Jong-Il, who, under the Communist Worker’s Party, had ruled North Korea since 1994; and the…
China hopes US, North Korea keep up denuclearisation talks
China's foreign minister told his North Korean counterpart in Beijing on Friday that he hoped Pyongyang and Washington will maintain dialogue and stick to their denuclearisation summit agreement.
North Korean soldier defects to South across border
A North Korean soldier defected to South Korea on Saturday across their heavily fortified land border, which the two sides have begun to demilitarise as relations between the Cold War-era foes warm, the South's military said. The rare defection came as the two Koreas push ahead with a process of reconciliation in an effort to…
North Korea tests new 'ultramodern tactical weapon'
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has overseen the testing of a "newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon", Pyongyang's state media reported Friday, a move seen by analysts as more of a political message than a serious provocation.
Pence says Trump-Kim meeting likely in New Year, won't accept broken promises
Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will likely meet again after New Year, the US vice president said Thursday, but insisted his government would not repeat past mistakes where "promises are broken."