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President Donald Trump welcomed North Korea’s statement on Friday that it was still open to talks with the U S after Trump called off a summit with leader Kim Jong Un, saying he still held out hopes for peace.
Foreign journalists headed to North Korea on Tuesday to watch the promised destruction of its nuclear test site, a move seen as a goodwill gesture before a planned summit with the United States.
North Korea has started dismantling its Punggye-ri nuclear test site, according to satellite pictures analysed by experts.
North Korea will destroy its nuclear test site later this month, ahead of a summit with the United States, it said Saturday, pledging to blow up its tunnels in front of invited foreign media.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has vowed to shut down the country’s nuclear test site in May and open the process to experts and journalists from South Korea and the United States, Seoul’s presidential office said Sunday.
North Korea has promised to shut its atomic test site within weeks and invite American weapons experts to verify its closure, Seoul reported Sunday, as new US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington had an "obligation" to pursue peace.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said during his summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in that he would close the country's nuclear test site in May in full view of the outside world, Moon's office said.
North Korea's underground nuclear test site has partially collapsed following a massive bomb blast last year, making it unusable, Chinese seismologists have concluded.
“I don’t see how North Korean statement constitutes a step toward denuclearisation,” tweeted Christopher Green of the International Crisis Group. “It is a moratorium on testing, but recommits North Korea to nuclear weapons status.”
A 3.2 magnitude earthquake was detected in North Korea on Sunday, sparking concerns if it was caused by another nuclear test or from the regime’s collapsing test site.
At least four North Korean defectors have shown symptoms consistent with radiation exposure, including chromosomal abnormalities, South Korea’s Unification Ministry said Wednesday.
Kim Jong-un has reportedly executed two top officials in just five days over mishaps at North Korea’s test missile site.
The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Friday passed a resolution, authorising the Federal Government to deduct the state’s share of the $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin says he has faith in the Financial Fair Play (FFP) process, which he believes treats every club the same.
A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere on Friday ordered Aminu Atiku and his ex-wife, Unmi Bolori, to agree on the monthly upkeep allowance he would be paying for the two children of the severed union.
The names of four Special Forces soldiers killed last year in an ambush in Niger are among those added to a memorial wall at Fort Bragg.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, has inaugurated the permanent site of the Nigeria Air Force Institute of Safety, located at Rigachikun area of Kaduna.
Police said on Monday that a Celestial Church prophet, Dominic Michael, has been arrested for allegedly administering a killer concoction to one of his members, Ramat Audu.
Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to raising the standard of tertiary education in the state such that graduates of those institutions would be employable anywhere in the world.
The head of the civil service of the federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, says there is a need for the federal government to increase the salary of civil servants in the country.
The national chairmanship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says during his eight years as governor of Edo state, he did not oppress anyone.
Unai Emery said he wants Arsenal to be among Europe's elite once more when he appeared at his first news conference since being appointed as Arsene Wenger's successor.