North Korean diplomat in Italy 'seeking asylum'

Thu, 03 Jan 2019 - 03:12 GMT

North Korea's top diplomat in Italy has sought asylum and gone into hiding, Seoul lawmakers told reporters after a closed-door meeting with S.Korean intelligence.

U.S. seeks to expedite aid for N.Korea amid stalled nuclear talks

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 - 09:30 GMT

U.S. officials will try to expedite humanitarian aid to North Korea, a U.S. envoy said on Wednesday.

N.Korea releases South Korean after illegal border crossing

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 11:02 GMT

N. Korea released a S. Korean who illegally crossed the border into the North, S. Korea's Unification Ministry said, as relations between the 2 sides show a steady thaw.

North Korea says 'no way' will disarm unilaterally without trust

Sun, 30 Sep 2018 - 12:10 GMT

North Korea's foreign minister told the United Nations on Saturday continued sanctions were deepening its mistrust in the United States.

Top US diplomat to return to N. Korea as Trump hails Kim

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 - 11:20 GMT

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo signaled Wednesday that he will return to North Korea next month to push forward denuclearization talks.

South Korean envoys meet Kim in North to prepare for third summit

Wed, 05 Sep 2018 - 12:54 GMT

South Korea said its envoys met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang on Wednesday to prepare for a third inter-Korean summit later this month.

Trump says he thinks U.S. is doing well with North Korea

Thu, 30 Aug 2018 - 04:00 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he thought the United States was "doing well" in its diplomatic efforts with Pyongyang.

Trump scraps Pompeo trip to N.Korea, citing stalled nuclear diplomacy

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 - 12:30 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday abruptly canceled his top diplomat's planned trip to North Korea.

North Korea criticises 'alarming' US impatience on denuclearisation

Sun, 05 Aug 2018 - 02:50 GMT

North Korea on Saturday said the US was acting with "alarming" impatience on the issue of denuclearisation.

U.S. says it expects N.Korea to uphold promise to give up nuclear arms

Tue, 31 Jul 2018 - 10:27 GMT

U.S. State Department said on Tuesday it expects Pyongyang to keep its commitment made at a June leaders' summit to give up its nuclear arms.

Pompeo says N.Korea deal 'may take some time,' sanctions to remain

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 - 06:10 GMT

Reaching a denuclearization deal with North Korea "may take some time," U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday

US asks UN to cut off oil products to North Korea

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 - 10:30 GMT

US asked the UN Security Council to order an immediate halt to all deliveries of refined oil products to North Korea accusing Pyongyang of violating sanctions.

After Pyongyang put-down, Pompeo stands by 'difficult' denuclearization talks

Sun, 08 Jul 2018 - 11:00 GMT

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo brushed off North Korean charges that he used "gangster-like" diplomacy in negotiations in Pyongyang.

North Korea rejects US call for unilateral disarmament

Sat, 07 Jul 2018 - 11:30 GMT

The peace process between the US and North.K was in crisis after Pyongyang angrily rejected Washington's "gangster-like" demand for rapid nuclear disarmament.

N.Korea says resolve for denuclearisation may falter but Pompeo lauds progress

Sat, 07 Jul 2018 - 02:21 GMT

North Korea said on Saturday its resolve to give up its nuclear programmes may falter after talks with the United States in Pyongyang.

Pompeo: North Korea understands scope of U.S. denuclearization request

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 - 07:26 GMT

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday he was confident that North Korea understood the scope of the U.S. desire for complete denuclearization.

Trump dangles White House invite for Kim

Thu, 07 Jun 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Trump insisted Thursday he is "very well-prepared" for a historic and potentially fraught summit with Kim Jong Un in five days.

Putin praises "brave" Trump over planned meeting with N.Korea's Kim

Wed, 06 Jun 2018 - 12:00 GMT

Putin said on Wednesday a decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to set up a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was "brave and mature".

Trump says June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim is back on

Sun, 03 Jun 2018 - 01:46 GMT

Trump said a planned summit with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un was back on for June 12 in Singapore.

Moscow invites N.Korea's Kim to visit

Thu, 31 May 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Pyongyang on Thursday invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Russia.