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The Wise Honest, center, a North Korean cargo ship seized by the United States, was towed into harbor in American Samoa on Saturday. Fili Sagapolutele-Associated Press

North Korea demands release of coal ship seized by US

North Korea on Tuesday demanded the release of a cargo ship seized by the U.S. on suspicion of breaching UN and U.S. sanctions, the official Yonhap news agency cited Pyongyang state media as saying.
This undated picture released from North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on March 27, 2019 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaking at the 5th meeting of company leaders and political instructors of the Korean People’s Army (KPA) in Pyongyang. (Photo by KCNA VIA KNS / KCNA VIA KNS / AFP) / – South Korea OUT /

Seoul: Rebuilding at North Korea’s rocket site ‘almost complete’

North Korea has almost completed rebuilding a long-range rocket site it had promised to close, Seoul lawmakers told reporters Friday after a closed-door meeting with South Korean intelligence officials.
North Korea displays traditional military hardware not Intercontinental ballistic missiles

No ballistic missiles in North Korea’s anniversary military show

Thousands of North Korean troops paraded through Pyongyang Sunday as the nuclear-armed country celebrated its 70th birthday, followed by artillery and tanks, but it refrained from displaying the intercontinental ballistic missiles that have seen it hit with sanctions.

Two Koreas’ leaders in historic handshake

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the South’s President Moon Jae-in shook hands Friday over the Military Demarcation Line that divides their countries in a gesture laden with symbolism ahead of a historic summit.

Donald Trump: US-North Korea summit should have held a long time ago

President Donald Trump boasted that North Korea has already made several key concessions before his anticipated meeting with Kim Jong-un — whereas the United States has forfeited nothing.

Kim Jong Un’s sister arrives in South Korea for historic visit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister landed in the South Friday, the first member of Pyongyang's ruling dynasty to set foot in its rival since the Korean War.

Kim Jong-Un’s sister to visit South Korea in historic first

The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un will visit the South this week for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Seoul said Wednesday — the first member of its ruling family ever to do so.

North Korea denounces American ‘nuclear strike drill’

North Korea has accused the US of conducting a surprise "nuclear bomb dropping drill" on major targets in the communist country a day after two American B-1B warplanes flew over South Korean airspace.

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un praises nuclear test

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un praised the "perfect success" of the country's sixth and largest nuclear test and urged further weapons development, according to state media, in the face of a US drive for tough new sanctions.

US formally requests UN vote on North Korea sanctions

The US has formally requested a UN Security Council vote on Monday on the toughest sanctions yet against North Korea despite resistance from China and Russia, as Pyongyang's state media calls for a nuclear arms buildup.

South Korea installs US missile defence system

South Korea and the United States on Thursday completed the deployment of a US missile defence system to counter North Korean threats, sparking demonstrations by residents and a diplomatic protest from Beijing.

China bans new business ventures by North Koreans

China’s commerce ministry has banned North Korean nationals from setting up new businesses in the country, enforcing recent UN sanctions as Washington urges Beijing to do more to curb its ally’s nuclear ambitions.

North Korea’ll never surrender nuclear arms – envoy

North Korea’s self-defensive nuclear deterrence arsenal will never be on the negotiating table, a Pyongyang envoy said on Tuesday (Aug 22).

US-South joint drills begin amid North Korea tensions

Seoul and Washington began annual war games on Monday, with South Korean President Moon Jae-In warning the nuclear-armed North not to use them as an excuse to perpetuate the "vicious cycle" of tensions.

North Korea slams upcoming US-South military exercises

North Korea has warned the United States will be "pouring gasoline on fire" by conducting annual war games with the South amid heightened tensions between Pyongyang and Washington.

North Korea ‘has warhead that fits inside missile’ – report

If correct, it would be a considerable development in the rogue state's drive to weaponise nuclear weapons - and a significant step on the path to becoming a fully fledged nuclear power, the US paper says.

North Korea poses new level of threat – Japan

North Korea’s missile development poses a “new level of threat”, Japan’s defence ministry said Tuesday in an annual report that also reiterated concerns over China’s increasing military posture.

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