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10 March, 2018 10:32 AM Donald Trump briefs Xi Jinping on North Korea developments

US President Donald Trump spoke with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping and briefed him on developments in ties with North Korea, the White House said. "The two leaders welcomed the prospect of dialogue between the United States and North Korea, and committed to maintain pressure and sanctions until Pyongyang takes tangible steps toward complete, verifiable 75

10 March, 2018 3:46 AM North Korean State Media Quiet On Kim Jong Un's Overtures To Trump

North Korean media noted a visit by a senior delegation from South Korea earlier this week but it appeared to have had no major coverage of Kim Jong Un's invitation to meet US President Donald Trump Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sudden overtures to Washington are making headlines around the world. Almost everywhere, it seems, except North 60

9 March, 2018 3:21 AM Donald Trump to meet Kim Jong Un: A recap of US-North Korea's vehement relations

In a historic decision, the White House has confirmed that Donald Trump has accepted Kim Jong Un's invitation for talks and that he would become the first sitting US President to meet a North Korean leader. Following a historic announcement at the White House, US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are poised for a face-to-face 73

6 March, 2018 2:56 AM White House clarifies Donald Trump-North Korea 'call'

Trump raised eyebrows at a Washington media dinner on Saturday when he said "they, by the way, called up a couple of days ago and said 'we would like to talk.' The White House has said that Donald Trump had been referring to a call with South Korea's leader when he appeared to suggest a landmark direct contact with the nuclear North. "And I said, 'so would 65

1 March, 2018 5:30 AM North Korea accuses Japan of plotting suppression of resident Koreans

PYONGYANG: North Korea on Wednesday accused Japanese authorities of plotting an overall suppression of pro-Pyongyang resident Koreans in Japan. The official Rodong Sinmun said that the recent attack by two armed right-wing elements of Japan against the Central Hall of the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan (Chongryon) proved Japanese authorities 44

27 February, 2018 7:02 PM New US sanctions won't work, vows North Korea

Pyongyang: North Korea told a United Nations disarmament forum on Tuesday that sanctions over its nuclear programme would "never work", as it voiced further defiance against President Donald Trump`s "maximum pressure" campaign. The "US should (be) aware that sanctions and pressure will never threaten (North Korea) and never work", said Han Tae Song, Pyongyang 53

21 February, 2018 4:58 PM ‘N. Korea scrapped secret Pence meeting’

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and North Korean officials had planned to meet secretly during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, but Pyongyang scrapped the talks after Mr. Pence denounced abuses from the “murderous regime”, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. Mr. Pence did not interact with the North Koreans even though he was seated in the same box as them at the opening 43

11 February, 2018 12:08 AM North Korea Says Unable To Pay UN Dues, Blames Sanctions

UNITED NATIONS: North Korea is unable to pay its share of the 2018 U.N. budgets because of international sanctions on its foreign exchange bank and has asked a senior U.N. official for help, the country's U.N. mission said in a statement. North Korea's U.N. Ambassador Ja Song Nam met with U.N. management chief Jan Beagle on Friday to ask the world body to help secure 50

3 February, 2018 1:01 AM N. Korea flouts sanctions, earning $200 mln from banned exports: UN

North Korea is flouting UN sanctions by exporting coal, iron, steel and other commodities banned under UN sanctions, earning nearly $200 million in revenue last year, a UN report said Friday. A UN panel of experts also found evidence of North Korea`s ongoing military cooperation with Syria to develop its ballistic missile and chemical weapons programs 73

2 February, 2018 4:49 PM Donald Trump Hosts North Korean Defectors In Oval Office

Washington, United States: US President Donald Trump welcomed six North Korean defectors to the Oval Office on Friday, a high profile and potentially provocative show of support. The group -- whose stories Trump described as "incredible and truly inspirational" -- included a banker with knowledge of the regime's overseas operations, a former political 65