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12 January, 2018 3:05 AM Donald Trump cryptic about contacts with North Korea's Kim Jong Un

US President Donald Trump today suggested he could have a good relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, but refused to say if the two had spoken. "I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong- Un," Trump told the Wall Street Journal in an interview. The paper reported that Trump would not be drawn on whether contacts had already been initiated 40

6 January, 2018 3:17 PM N. Korea likely to take part in Winter Olympics

It expects to send a figure skating pair North Korea’s representative at the International Olympic Committee said the country expects to send a figure skating pair to compete at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games in South Korea next month, Japan’s Kyodo News reported on Saturday. Chang Ung, a North Korean IOC member, told reporters at Beijing’s International 28

3 January, 2018 5:39 AM North Korea Says Will Open Inter-Korean Hotline

Kim Jong-Un also welcomed Seoul's support for his overtures, a North Korean official told state television. Seoul: Pyongyang said Wednesday it will restore a hotline with the South at 0630 GMT, after Seoul proposed high-level talks in response to Kim Jong-Un's calls for better relations and suggestion his country might attend the Winter Olympics 54

2 January, 2018 2:40 PM Trump eyes potential talks between North Korea, South Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said possible talks between North Korea and South Korea held mixed potential, while sanctions were beginning to take a toll on Pyongyang amid tensions over its nuclear and missile programs. “Sanctions and 'other' pressures are beginning to have a big impact on North Korea. Soldiers are dangerously fleeing to South 40

1 January, 2018 9:29 AM North Korea may participate in South Korea’s Winter Olympics, says Kim

Kim Jong-Un on Monday gave the first indication that North Korea could participate in next month’s Winter Olympics in the South, despite tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme. “I sincerely hope the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics will be staged successfully,” said Mr. Kim, the North Korean leader, in his new year’s address to the nation 34

26 December, 2017 7:25 AM China imports no iron ore, coal, lead from North Korea in November: Customs

China imported no iron ore, coal or lead from North Korea in November, the second full month of the latest trade sanctions imposed by United Nations against Pyongyang, data from the General Administration of Customs showed on Tuesday. The world's second-largest economy also did not export any gasoline, jet fuel, diesel or fuel oil to its isolated neighbor 62

26 December, 2017 2:30 AM North Korea UN ambassador demands US prove ransomware claim

A North Korean ambassador to the United Nations says the US claim that Pyongyang was behind the Wannacry ransomware attack earlier this year is a baseless provocation and demanded Washington back up its accusations with evidence. The North's UN ambassador in charge of US-related issues says North Korea believes Washington is using the allegation to create 37

25 December, 2017 10:48 AM China urges restraint after N. Korea calls sanctions ‘war’

The Chinese government has urged countries to act with restraint and work to ease tensions after North Korea called the latest UN sanctions to target the country “an act of war” that violates its sovereignty. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Monday that nations should “exercise restraint and make positive and constructive efforts to de-escalate 38

23 December, 2017 1:46 PM Peru declares North Korea diplomats persona non grata

"The Peruvian government has informed the North Korean embassy of its decision to declare First Secretary Pak Myong Chol and Third Secretary Ji Hyok persona non grata," the ministry said. LIMA: Peru has declared two North Korean diplomats persona non grata and ordered them to leave the country within 15 days, according to a foreign ministry statement 77

19 December, 2017 2:16 AM US Says North Korea 'Directly Responsible' For 'WannaCry' Cyber Attack

Washington: North Korea is "directly responsible" for the so-called WannaCry cyber attack that crippled hospitals, banks and other companies across the globe earlier this year, a senior White House official said on Monday. "The attack was widespread and cost billions, and North Korea is directly responsible," Tom Bossert, the White House homeland security 42