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Trump briefly steps into N.Korea, meets Kim

US President Donald Trump on Sunday became the first sitting American leader to step foot into North Korea after he briefly entered the country before holding a bilateral meeting with Pyongyang’s Kim Jong-un at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), that divides the two Koreas. Trump, who is on a two-day visit to South Korea, first walked

Trump still has ‘confidence’ in N. Korean leader

US President Donald Trump on Sunday reiterated his “confidence” in North Korean leader Kim Jong-un despite Pyongyang launching missile tests earlier this month.”North Korea fired off some small weapons, which disturbed some of my people, and others, but not me,” Trump tweeted from Japan where he is on an official visit.”I have confidence that Chairman

Trump arrives in Japan with N. Korea, Iran on agenda

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump landed in Japan on Saturday, kicking off a highly anticipated state visit — with the President to become the first foreign leader to meet the newly-crowned Emperor Naruhito. The US leader will hold his first meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and also play a

Kim Jong-un invites South Korea’s President to Pyongyang

Seoul, Feb 10, North Korea’s rather reclusive leader Kim Jong-un has asked South Korean President Moon Jae-in to visit Pyongyang at the “earliest date” possible for what will be a third inter-Korean summit. The invitation was delivered on Saturday at a landmark meeting between Moon and the North Korean leader’s sister Kim Yo-jong in the

Trump and Kim fakes thank Olympics for kind welcome

Pyeongchang (South Korea), Feb 10, Lookalikes of Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un who caused a stir at the Pyeongchang Olympics opening ceremony have thanked organisers for their tender loving care. The feuding ‘world leaders’ yesterday sparked excitement when they infiltrated the press area before being tackled by security. But the Kim impersonator, who goes

Kim Jong-un’s sister to visit South Korea

Seoul, Feb 7, North Korea has offered to send the younger sister of leader Kim Jong-un as a member of its high-level delegation for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics slated to begin from Friday, Seoul’s Unification Ministry confirmed on Wednesday. The North informed the South that Kim Yo-jong, the first vice director of the ruling party’s

N Korea calls Trump nuclear button boast the ‘bark of a rabid dog’

Seoul, Jan 16, North Korea today denounced President Donald Trump’s tweeted message that he has a bigger nuclear button than its leader Kim Jong-Un as the “spasm of a lunatic” and the “bark of a rabid dog”. Kim used his annual New Year address to warn he has a “nuclear button” on his table, sweetening

N.Korea urges South to work toward national reunification

Pyongyang, Jan 14, North Korea on Sunday continued its public relations offensive on South Korea, calling on Seoul to work with the North in creating conditions for future national reunification. “To the Korean nation that has undergone the tragedy of division for many years, it is a vital demand which can no longer be delayed

Satellite detects new tunneling at N.Korean nuclear base

Seoul, Jan 12, Satellite images show that North Korea has bored new tunnels near its Punggye-ri nuclear test site, indicating Pyongyang’s intention to maintain its potential for future nuclear testing, a US website specialised in North Korean affairs has said. The images, taken on December 28, 2017 and revealed on Thursday by US-based website 38North,

Trump says willing to speak to Kim Jong-un

Trump says willing to speak to Kim Jong-un

US President Donald Trump has said that he was willing to speak to North Korean’ Kim Jong-un. Asked at a news conference on Saturday at Camp David (Trump’s country retreat in Maryland) whether he would be interested in speaking to Kim, the President said that he always believed in dialogue, reports Efe news.”Our stance, you

China bans steel exports, limits oil supply to N.Korea

China bans steel exports, limits oil supply to N.Korea

China on Saturday implemented a ban on exports of steel and other metals to North Korea and placed limits on the supply of crude oil and petroleum products to the country in line with UN Security Council resolutions.In a statement on Friday, the Ministry of Commerce announced a complete ban on the sale of iron,

Trump responds to Kim Jong-un's 'nuclear button' remark

Trump responds to Kim Jong-un’s ‘nuclear button’ remark

Trump responds Kim Jong-un nuclear button remark: US President Donald Trump responded to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s claim of having a nuclear button on his desk, saying that he too has one which is “much bigger” and “more powerful”. “North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un just stated that the ‘nuclear Button is on his desk

S.Korea seizes ship that transferred oil to N. Korean vessel

Seoul, Dec 29, South Korea has seized a Hong Kong-registered ship that allegedly transferred oil to a North Korean vessel in violation of UN sanctions, the Foreign Ministry announced here on Friday. A ministry official told CNN that the Lighthouse Winmore deported from the port of Yeosu in South Korea carrying refined oil which was

North Korea rejects US offer of talks

Pyongyang, Dec 19, North Korea on Tuesday rejected a recent offer by the US for talks without preconditions, calling it a ploy to make Pyongyang give up its nuclear programme. Last week, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that Washington would be willing to talk to Pyongyang without the precondition of North Korea’s denuclearisation,

Kim Jong Un control weather

Can Kim Jong Un control the weather? North Korea says so

Kim Jong Un control weather: North Korea has made many incredulous claims about the powers of leader Kim Jong Un and his family. Now his superpower of controlling the weather has been claimed by the North Korea. After releasing images this weekend of a smiling Kim on top of Mount Paektu, an active volcano on the China

South Korea imposes new sanctions on North Korea

South Korea imposes new sanctions on North Korea

South Korea imposes new sanctions on North Korea: Seoul, South Korea says it has added several North Korean groups and individuals to its sanctions list as part of efforts to cut off funding for the North weapons programs.South Korea’s government says the sanctions on 20 North Korean groups and 12 individuals took effect from today. Seoul is

Maritime blockade would be declaration of war: N.Korea

Pyongyang, Dec 10 (IANS) Maritime blockade would be declaration of war: N.Korea. North Korea on Sunday said that a maritime blockade would be a declaration of war, in reference to one of the new sanctions that the US mentioned it could impose on Pyongyang after its latest ballistic missile launch.”The US moves for sea blockade

Seoul: N Korea’s new missile could reach Washington

Seoul, Dec 1, Two days after North Korea test- launched its most powerful missile to date, a clearer picture is emerging of Pyongyang’s impressive technological achievement — and what still remains before it can legitimately threaten the continental United States.Many questions remain, but there’s broad agreement from government and outside analyses that the huge Hwasong-15 intercontinental

Trump: US will take care of North Korean missile launch

North Korean missile launch: President Donald Trump on Tuesday responded to the latest North Korean missile launch, saying, “I will only tell you that we will take care of it,” and that the launch was “a situation that we will handle.” Trump gave no details on precisely what he meant by this.Trump told reporters in brief

N.Korean Foreign Minister to visit Cuba

N.Korean Foreign Minister to visit Cuba

N.Korean Foreign Minister visit Cuba: Havana, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho will visit Cuba on Monday to discuss bilateral cooperation and other important topics, government officials confirmed here. Ri will arrive on Monday afternoon in the Cuban capital, reports Xinhua news agency.During his visit, he will meet with his Cuban counterpart, Bruno Rodriguez, and