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  • North and South Korea to jointly bid for 2032 Summer Olympics

    Seoul: North and South Korea will bid jointly for the 2032 Olympics, they announced Wednesday, in an ambitious plan built on hopes of deepening a diplomatic thaw catalysed by this year’s Winter Games in the South.

  • North Korea to shut down main missile site: South Korea President Moon Jae-in

    Pyonyang: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has agreed to shut down one of his main missile testing and launch sites, said South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday. Kim agreed to take additional steps for denuclearisation, in an apparent gesture to restart the stalled talks with the US, Yonhap news agency reported.

  • Kim Jong Un agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes corresponding measures

    Pyongyang: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to permanently dismantle his main nuclear complex at Nyongbyon if the United States takes corresponding measures, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday after the two leaders held summit talks in Pyongyang to try to sustain nuclear diplomacy with Washington, which has been pushing hard for stronger disarmament moves from the North. The Korean leaders also said the North would dismantle a missile engine

  • South Korean leader Moon Jae-in arrives in Pyongyang for summit

    Seoul: South Korea’s president and the North’s leader Kim Jong Un drove through the streets of Pyongyang together past thousands of cheering citizens Tuesday ahead of a summit where Moon Jae-in will seek to reboot stalled denuclearisation talks between North Korea and the United States.Kim welcomed his visitor at Pyongyang’s international airport — where he had supervised missile launches last year as tensions mounted — the two leaders of the divided Korean

  • Donald Trump ready for another meeting with Kim Jong-un, says official

    Washington: White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders has said that President Donald Trump was open to another meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un despite National Security Adviser John Bolton’s assertion that Washington is still waiting for Pyongyang to take steps toward denuclearization. Trump has received another letter from Kim, which Sanders described on Monday as “very warm” and “very positive”, noting that the White House will not release the letter unless Kim

  • Another meeting with Xi Jinping will further solidify special relation between China and North Korea, says Kim Jong-un

    Pyongyang: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has expressed a desire to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping soon in order to consolidate ties with the neighbouring country, state media reported on Monday. Kim expressed his wish to Li Zhanshu, the number-three of the Chinese regime, who he met on Sunday in Pyongyang during a ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of North Korea, according to the state run Korean Central News

  • 3rd Korean summit: Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in to meet in Pyongyang from September 18

    Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will hold their three-day third summit from September 18 in Pyongyang, Seoul said on Thursday, after their envoy met the North Korean leader. South Korea’s National Security Office Director Chung Eui-yong, who led the special delegation to Pyongyang on Wednesday, told this to the media here on Thursday.

  • Spotted! Is that Kim Jong-un enjoying thrilling contest between Indian bowlers and English batsmen? See pics

    On a thrilling 3rd Day of the 1st Test between India and England, India was showing their skills as bowlers R Ashwin and Ishant Sharma were on target to take wicket of the top and middle order of the England team, giving team India a huge advantage in the first Test of the series. However, besides witnessing some great shots in the game, Kim Jong-un was spotted in the crowd.

  • South Korea considers reducing troops along North Korea border zone 

    Seoul: South Korea is considering withdrawing some troops from its border zone with North Korea as a confidence-building measure after their landmark summit, the defence ministry said today. The ministry said it would withdraw some soldiers and equipment at guard posts inside the Demilitarised Zone on a trial basis, and consider a gradual expansion of the pullout later.

  • North Korea officials skip meeting with US counterparts

    Washington: North Korean officials did not show up to a planned meeting with US officials at the demilitarized zone (DMZ), where they were expected to continue discussions on repatriating the remains of Americans killed during the Korean War. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said on Thursday that the North Koreans postponed the meeting the day it was supposed to take place, reports CNN.

  • North Korea still an unusual, extraordinary threat: Trump

    Washington : US President Donald Trump has cited “an unusual and extraordinary threat” from North Korea’s nuclear arsenal to extend sanctions on Kim Jong Un’s regime, despite touting the success of a historic summit earlier this month.

  • Donald Trump declares N.Korea ‘extraordinary threat’

    Washington: US President Donald Trump cited an “unusual and extraordinary threat” to American national security as he maintained long-standing economic restrictions on North Korea, including the freezing of any assets in Washington, a media report said.

  • Kim in China to chalk out his next course of action

    Beijing : North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrived here on Tuesday for talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping to chalk out his next course of action after his summit with US President Donald Trump where it was agreed to denuclearise Korean peninsula.

  • N Korea is no longer a N-threat to US: Trump

    Washington :An upbeat President Donald Trump declared on Wednesday that the North Korea no longer poses a nuclear threat to the US following his landmark summit with Kim Jong-un, even though the meeting produced no verifiable proof that Pyongyang will dismantle its nuclear programme.

  • North Korea not a threat any more: Donald Trump

    Washington: US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the world should feel “safer” because North Korea poses no nuclear threat to the world.