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Experts Warn North Korea Won't Give Up Nukes, Despite Rhetoric

North Korea's announcement that it has suspended nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches does not in any way mean that …

North Korea

32 Chinese tourists die in North Korea traffic accident

BEIJING — A traffic accident in North Korea has killed 32 Chinese tourists and four North Koreans, Chinese officials said Monday.<p>Two other Chinese tourists were badly injured and were in “acutely serious condition,” the Foreign Ministry said in a statement. It said China had dispatched a medical …

South Korea

Goodbye DMZ? What an End to the Korean War Would Mean: QuickTake

As neighborly disputes go, this one really has dragged on. Some 65 years since open hostilities ended, North and South Korea are still technically at war. After a sudden warming of relations this year, the two sides are set to meet on Friday, with South Korean publication Munhwa Ilbo reporting the …

North Korea

South Korean makes 'Pizzas for the People' of North Korea

A South Korean artist smuggled 500 DVDs of a homemade cooking video to North Korea. But why did Hwang Kim choose pizza of all things? It's a …

North Korea

North Korea is conning Donald Trump yet again

When President Trump announced March 8 his intention to meet with Kim Jong Un, I wrote that the leaders of South and North Korea had “snookered the credulous American president into a high-profile summit that is likely to end in disaster one way or another.”<p>A lot has happened since.<p>Kim has let it …

North Korea

Trump Hails ‘Big Progress’ as Kim Vows to Extend Freeze on Tests

U.S. President Donald Trump hailed “big progress” as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged to halt nuclear testing, a largely symbolic gesture that …

North Korea

Kim Shifts Gear to Economy as NKorea Ditches Nuclear Tests

Kim Jong Un’s suspension of North Korean nuclear tests has strings attached.<p>The leader’s statement at a ruling party meeting on Friday includes a …

North Korea

North Korea's Kim Jong Un announces nuclear program, missile tests freeze

In a historic move, North Korea's leader has announced an indefinite halt on its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. With major international …

North Korea

Person to person: North and South Korea get neighborly with direct hotline

Diplomatic foes North and South Korea installed a direct phone line between their leaders on Friday as they prepare for the first summit since 2007 — …

North Korea

What US and North Korea mean when they talk about denuclearization

<b>(CNN) —</b> When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his South Korea counterpart, Moon Jae-in, meet next Friday, the most important topic on the agenda is the one on which there has been least clarity: denuclearization.<p>The term has been bandied about in recent weeks, from Seoul to Washington to …

North Korea

South Korean bishop hopes North-South summit brings results

SEOUL, South Korea — Bishop Peter Lee Ki-heon of Uijeongbu has been waiting years for this moment, with the leaders of the two divided Koreas poised …

North Korea

WSJ: NKorea Becoming 'World's Most Dangerous Hacking Machine'

North Korea's cyber army has become a sophisticated and dangerous hacking machine — and "the whole world needs to take notice," <b>The Wall Street</b> …

Conservative View

Feature: Pyongyang's paradise of children gives glimpse into welfare of DPRK young talents

Feature: Pyongyang's paradise of children gives glimpse into welfare of DPRK young talents<p>Source: Xinhua 2018-04-20 00:56:43<p>PYONGYANG, April 19 …

News (China)

Life Beyond Kim: The Sister in Chief

<i>In the closed-off Communist dictatorship of North Korea, life revolves around one man: Kim Jong Un. But with a possible high-stakes summit looming</i> …

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Sanctions Targeting North Korea Ripple Into Russia

Room 615 in Vladivostok's Hotel Gavan is a cramped, two-room "business suite" with green wallpaper and carpeting. Yet when former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il traveled to Russia's Pacific coast in 2002, the modest digs served as his presidential suite.<p>A commemorative plaque on the side of the …

North Korea

North Korea: US 'fighting' for release of American prisoners

US President Donald Trump said there was a "good chance" of securing the release of Americans held as prisoners in North Korea. CIA Director Mike …

North Korea

North Korean regime 'shifting to traditional socialist party system'

The North Korean regime appears to be shifting towards a model socialist government, by holding a key policy meeting on Friday.

North Korea

Where might Trump and Kim Jong Un meet?

As the Trump administration rushes to put together what could be one of the most important meetings in recent history, between President Donald Trump …

North Korea

CIA Chief Pompeo And Kim Jong Un Met, Formed 'Good Relationship,' Trump Says

<b>Updated at 9 a.m. ET</b><p>CIA Director Mike Pompeo made a secret visit to North Korea earlier this month and met with leader Kim Jong Un — a meeting that "went very smoothly," President Trump said on Wednesday.<p>"A good relationship was formed," Trump said, adding that the direct contact with North Korea — …

North Korea

G7 demands crackdown on North Korean sanction-busters

Leading western nations including the US have demanded action to shut down a global network of North Korean agents they accused of funnelling cash to …

North Korea

Trump delivered Japan a huge win on one part of the US's upcoming talks with North Korea

In the 1970s, more than a dozen people went missing from coastal areas of Japan, abducted by North Korea in a failed attempt to turn Japanese citizens into spies.<p>Pyongyang didn't admit to the kidnappings until 2002 when Kim Jong Il, in an attempt to receive aid, returned five abductees to Japan. At …

North Korea

How Shinzo Abe Can Help Trump Understand Kim

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is in Washington talking with U.S. President Donald Trump. The pair will talk about trade, but also about Trump’s …

North Korea

After 68 Years, North Korea And South Korea To Reportedly End War

In a turn of events, North Korea and South Korea are reportedly ending their war. The leaders of both countries are expected to release a joint …

North Korea

First Read's Morning Clips: Greitens digs in

<b>MIDTERM MADNESS: Greitens digs in, says he won’t resign</b><p>The NRSC is reupping digital ads touting the tax bill.<p><b>AZ-SEN:</b> The Arizona Senate is working on an emergency clause to amend how members of Congress are replaced if they die or resign — an effort to make sure that John McCain’s seat isn’t on the …

U.S. Politics

REPORT: North Korea, South Korea Set To Announce Official End To 64-Year-Long War

Hostilities on the Korean peninsula ended on July 27, 1953, but the war didn't. On that day, the U.S., North Korea and China signed an armistice …

North Korea

Renowned South Korean actress abducted by North dies at 91

Choi Eun-hee was one of the most famous actresses of her day when she was kidnapped by agents of Kim Jong Il in 1978. Kidnapped alongside her …

World

Families despair at Seoul’s silence on North Korea abductions

Choi Sung-ryong was 15 years old when his father went fishing off South Korea’s west coast and never returned.<p>He later discovered that his father had …

North Korea

Will Kim Jong Un Give Up North Korea's Nukes? History Says No

If U.S. President Donald Trump presses Kim Jong Un to give up his nuclear arsenal when they meet, he’ll be asking the North Korean leader to …

North Korea

The 20 photographs of the week

Protests in Gaza, World Press Photo award winners, Mark Zuckerberg in his congressional testimony and the Commonwealth Games in Australia – the week captured by the world’s best photojournalists

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Top Ten Fascinating Facts About North Korea

North Korea is a living Hell. Suffice to say, there are probably few countries more depressing to live in or write lists about. Given the choice, …

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