North Korea said it will not participate in the Tokyo Olympics because of the coronavirus pandemic. Continue Reading
North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles today toward the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea, Yonhap news agency reported, citing South Korea’s military. Continue Reading
The United States said that it opposes a draft resolution proposed by China and Russia that would terminate UN sanctions on key North Korean exports, calling the measure “premature” at a time when Pyongyang is threatening to conduct “an escalated provocation” and is refusing to meet with US officials to discuss denuclearisation.
Kim Jong-nam, the murdered half-brother of North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, was an informant for the CIA whose operatives met him on several occasions, according to a media report. Kim was assassinated at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in 2017 when two women smeared his face with what appeared to be a nerve gas. Continue Reading
US authorities have arrested a former marine in connection with a mysterious February raid on North Korea’s embassy in Spain during which masked assailants roughed-up staff and stole computers, the media reported Saturday. Continue Reading
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered preparations for a second summit with President Donald Trump, saying he’ll ‘wait with patience and in good faith’ to work toward a common goal, the North’s state media reported Thursday. Despite Kim’s determination for another meeting with Trump, the two remain at odds over fundamental issues. Continue Reading
Nuclear-armed North Korea wants good relations with the US but could consider a change of approach if Washington maintains its sanctions, leader Kim Jong Un warned in his New Year speech Tuesday after 12 months of diplomatic rapprochement. Continue Reading