New York, Sept 27
The United States and China yesterday agreed to keep up a tough sanctions regime on North Korea amid warnings that the reclusive nation is still managing to pursue its nuclear program, a US offici...
Washington, Sep 21
China’s foreign minister is pushing for the restart of international talks on North Korea’s nuclear program, saying that Pyongyang is ready to recommit to the goal of denuclearisation.North...
Beijing, Sept 18
North Korea wants to resume multi-lateral talks on ending its nuclear weapons programme without preconditions, the country’s top envoy for the talks was quoted as saying on Wednesday. “W...
Seoul, Sept 13
South Korea was pressing North Korea on Friday for guarantees for the safety of South Korean personnel in a jointly operated industrial zone due to re-open next week just north of the border.
Seoul, Sept 11
North and South Korea agreed today to reopen their Kaesong joint industrial park next week, five months after it was shut during soaring military tensions.
Following a marathon negotiatio...
Seoul, Sept 6
North Korea and South Korea on Friday re-opened a cross-border military hotline, paving the way for the re-opening of their shared Kaesong industrial complex, officials in Seoul said. “T...
Seoul, Sep 2
North and South Korea held the first meeting today of a committee tasked with reopening their Kaesong joint industrial zone — five months after it was shut down amid soaring military tensions. »
Seoul, Aug 29
North Korea’s top military body today lashed out at an ongoing South Korea-US army drill, warning that it could compromise a recent easing of military tensions on the Korean peninsula. T...
Seoul, Oct 12
North Korea today issued a fresh warning of an “all-out war”, urging the United States to stop military drills and what it described as “nuclear blackmail’’. In a thinly veiled threat to...
Seoul, Sept 23
South Korea has urged North Korea to review its decision to postpone a reunion of families separated by the Korean War, saying it has “deeply wounded” those chosen to participate.Hundreds o...
Seoul, Sept 21
North Korea has indefinitely postponed the reunion of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War scheduled to start on Wednesday, an apparent setback after weeks of improving ties following spri...
Paju (South Korea), Sept 16
South Korean businessmen crossed into North Korea today as the joint Kaesong industrial zone reopened five months after it was closed by soaring military tensions and threats of war. The...
Washington, Sept 12
North Korea has apparently restarted a nuclear reactor in Yongbyon that can produce weapons-grade plutonium, a US think tank said late Wednesday, citing satellite imagery.
“North Korea no...
Seoul, Sept 10
North and South Korea resumed talks on Tuesday to reopen the jointly operated Kaesong industrial park, officials said, after an agreement last month to end a five-month stalemate.
Seoul, Sept 5
South Korea’s defence ministry today called for fresh attention to North Korean chemical weapons, suggesting such arms might have been traded between Pyongyang and Syria. The warning com...
Seoul, Aug 31
Fresh satellite imagery shows North Korea has embarked on a major new construction programme at the facility where it launched a long-range rocket in December, a US research institute said. ...
Washington, Aug 28
A US special envoy will travel to North Korea on Friday on a humanitarian mission focused on securing the release of US citizen Kenneth Bae, the State Department said on Tuesday.