North Korea

Korean News Service via Associated Press
May 10, 2019 - 9:54 am
By ERIC TALMADGE Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — The three new missiles North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has tested over the past week are eerily familiar to military experts: They look just like a controversial and widely copied missile the Russian military has deployed to Syria and has been actively...
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Associated Press
May 09, 2019 - 8:21 am
By KIM TONG-HYUNG, HYUNG-JIN KIM and FOSTER KLUG Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired two suspected short-range missiles on Thursday, South Korea's military said, its second weapons launch in five days and a possible warning that nuclear disarmament talks with Washington...
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(AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin, File)
April 25, 2019 - 5:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea reportedly insisted the U.S. agree to pay $2 million in medical costs in 2017 before it released detained American college student Otto Warmbier while he was in a coma, according to a report published Thursday. The Washington Post, citing two people familiar with the...
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FILE - This combination file photo, shows Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 9, 2019, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Feb. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Evan Vucci, File)
(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Evan Vucci, File)
April 23, 2019 - 10:43 am
By NATALIYA VASILYEVA Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a much-anticipated summit on Thursday, a Kremlin adviser said, putting an end to weeks of speculation about when and where it would take place. Preparations for...
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Associated Press
March 06, 2019 - 8:20 am
by Hyung-Jin Kim & Kim Tong-Hyung SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea is restoring facilities at a long-range rocket launch site that it dismantled last year as part of disarmament steps, according to foreign experts and a South Korean lawmaker who was briefed by Seoul's spy service. The...
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(AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin, File)
February 28, 2019 - 12:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he takes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "at his word" that Kim was unaware of the alleged mistreatment of an American college student who died after being imprisoned there. Trump said in Vietnam that Kim "tells me he didn't know about it, and...
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Associated Press
February 28, 2019 - 3:27 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on the summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 3:05 p.m. President Donald Trump says his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fell through after the North demanded a full removal of U.S.-led...
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President Donald Trump meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Hanoi. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
(AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
February 27, 2019 - 11:49 am
By JONATHAN LEMIRE, FOSTER KLUG and DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un, leaders of two nations with a long history of hostility, opened their second summit Wednesday with smiles, hopeful talk and a friendly dinner that...
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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
February 25, 2019 - 1:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is on his way to Vietnam for his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon). Trump and Kim will discuss one of Asia's biggest security challenges: North Korea's pursuit of a nuclear program that stands on the verge of threatening any target...
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Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
January 30, 2019 - 12:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at his intelligence chiefs on Wednesday after they told Congress that North Korea is unlikely to dismantle its nuclear arsenal and that the Iran nuclear deal is working. "Perhaps Intelligence should go back to school!" Trump tweeted. Democratic...
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