Tag: North Korea

Read all about it: Xi visit on Pyongyang front pages – just

Chinese President Xi Jinping's forthcoming visit to North Korea this week was in the news in Pyongyang Tuesday, but in the country where Kim Jong Un comes first, it only just made the front page. The Rodong Sinmun newspaper, the official mouthpiece of the ruling...

North Korea demands US ends hostility one year on from Singapore

North Korea on Tuesday called on the US to "roll back its hostile policy", a day before the first anniversary of a historic summit between its leader and president Donald Trump. The first-ever meeting between a North Korean leader and a sitting US president took...

Half-brother of Kim Jong Un, killed in Malaysia in 2017, CIA informant–Wall Street Journal report

Washington—According to a Wall Street Journal report on June 10, Monday, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, Kim Jong Nam, was an informant for the CIA. The WSJ said that an unnamed “person knowledgeable about the matter” confirmed...

North Korean defectors sold as Cyber sex slaves in China

North Korean defectors escaped from their apartment in China after spending five years in the hands of a cyber sex operator. The broker who planned their escape from North Korea with job promises in China betrayed them. One of the women who escaped from the...

Purged no more: North Korean official appears at show

A senior North Korean official reportedly purged after talks collapsed between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared at an arts performance with the country's top brass, official media reported Monday. Kim Yong Chol, the North's counterpart to Secretary of State Mike...

North Korea fires again as US envoy visits

by Sunghee Hwang / Kang Jin-kyu North Korea welcomed a US envoy's visit to Seoul by firing at least one projectile for the second time in a week Thursday, the South's military said, as Pyongyang seeks to up the ante in deadlocked nuclear negotiations with Washington. The...

N. Korea tested rocket launchers and ‘tactical guided weapons’

by Claire Lee with Olivia Hampton in Washington North Korean state media said Sunday that leader Kim Jong Un had overseen a rocket and tactical guided weapons test, after the drill Saturday raised concerns Pyongyang was escalating provocations with US nuclear negotiations deadlocked. But the United...

China and North Korea open new border crossing

A Chinese city has opened a new border crossing with North Korea -- fitted with radiation detectors -- even as talks between Washington and Pyongyang have languished over disagreements for nuclear sanctions relief. The new highway border crossing opened in the northeastern city of Ji'an...

Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to meet in Vietnam

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday night said that he will hold his second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam in a two-day summit, February 27 to 28. Trump did not specify which city the summit will be held, but the...

Pompeo: Second Trump-Kim summit to be held somewhere in Asia

Washington-- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he was dispatching a team to make preparations for the next summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, to be held somewhere in Asia late in February. Earlier this month, Pompeo met with...