North Korea

FILE - In this June 30, 2019, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea.
Susan Walsh/AP Photo, File
July 16, 2019 - 11:09 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday suggested it might call off its 20-month suspension of nuclear and missile tests because of summertime U.S.-South Korean military drills that the North calls preparation for an eventual invasion. The statement by the North's Foreign Ministry...
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President Donald Trump walks to the North Korean side of the border with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, Sunday, June 30, 2019, in North Korea.
Susan Walsh/AP Photo
June 30, 2019 - 7:58 am
PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — With wide grins and a historic handshake, President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un met at the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone on Sunday and agreed to revive talks on the pariah nation's nuclear program. Trump, pressing his bid for a legacy-defining deal,...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to the media at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Sunday, June 23, 2019, before boarding a plane headed to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Jacquelyn Martin/ AP Photo, Pool
June 23, 2019 - 6:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday the U.S. was prepared to resume talks with North Korea "at a moment's notice" if the North signaled it wanted discussions about denuclearization. Pompeo said he hoped that a letter recently sent by President Donald Trump to North Korean...
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U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton
Yohei Kanasashi/Kyodo News via AP, File
May 27, 2019 - 10:55 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Monday called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a "war monger" and "human defect" after he described its recent tests of short-range missiles as a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions. The statement by an unidentified North Korean Foreign...
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President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Kiyoshi Ota/Pool Photo via AP
May 27, 2019 - 8:20 am
TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday he is not "personally" bothered by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month, breaking with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is hosting the president on four-day state visit full of pageantry. Standing beside Trump...
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North Korean farmers
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May 20, 2019 - 10:16 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea vowed Monday to move quickly on plans to provide $8 million worth of medical and nutritional aid for North Korean children through U.N. agencies while it also considers sending broader food aid to the country, which says it is suffering its worst drought in...
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North Korean test of military weapon systems.
Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP
May 10, 2019 - 6:39 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. and South Korea have determined that two projectiles launched by North Korea were short-range missiles, a South Korean military official said Friday, a day after the North's second launch in five days raised jitters about an unraveling detente between the Koreas...
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The United States has seized a North Korean cargo ship, alleging sanctions violations by the country, the Justice Department said Thursday.
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May 09, 2019 - 9:35 pm
By David Shortell and Tammy Kupperman, CNN (CNN) - - The United States has seized a North Korean cargo ship, alleging sanctions violations by the country, the Justice Department said Thursday. The seizure is likely to heighten tensions between the two countries at a time when US efforts to dissuade...
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Waving flag of North Korea
Hüseyn Qulamov/Getty Images
May 09, 2019 - 1:01 pm
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it has seized a North Korean cargo ship that U.S. officials say was used to transport coal in violation of international sanctions. The Justice Department announced the seizure Thursday of the Wise Honest. The ship was...
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People watch a TV showing file footage of North Korea's missile launch during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, May 9, 2019.
Ahn Young-joon/AP Photo
May 09, 2019 - 9:35 am
By Kim Tong-Hyung, Hyung-Jim Kim and Foster Klug, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired two suspected short-range missiles toward the sea on Thursday, South Korean officials said, its second weapons launch in five days and a possible warning that nuclear disarmament talks...
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