North Korea

In this Sunday, June 30, 2019, photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands over the military demarcation line. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
July 01, 2019 - 12:01 pm
By ZEKE MILLER and JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — "Ok, let's do it." With those words, a deliberate step and a pat on the arm of Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump became the first sitting American leader to step into North Korea on Sunday as the two made history at the...
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Associated Press
May 29, 2019 - 9:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats won't pick their nominee for another year, but President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are acting like the 2020 presidential contest is already a two-man race. Almost completely ignoring his 23 Democratic competitors , Biden has been laser-focused on...
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FILE - In this Saturday, May 18, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign rally at Eakins Oval in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
May 22, 2019 - 1:27 pm
By KIM TONG-HYUNG Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the U.S. presidential hopeful called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant during a recent speech. Pyongyang's...
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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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