Pyongyang, P'yŏngyang or Pyeongyang, is the capital and largest city of North Korea. Pyongyang is located on the Taedong River about 109 kilometres (68 mi) upstream from its mouth on the Yellow Sea. According to the 2008 population census, it has a population of 3,255,288. Pyongyang is a directly-administered city with equal status to North Korean provinces.
North Korea’s foreign minister has been replaced this week, Seoul-based NK News reported Saturday, in a move that could represent a major political shuffling and impact Pyongyang’s foreign policy... WorldNews - Published
The top diplomats of Japan, the United States and South Korea on Tuesday affirmed close coordination in pushing for North Korea's denuclearisation amid a standstill in negotiations between Washington.. WorldNews - Published
President Donald Trump said he did not expect North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to break his promise. According to Reuters, Korea has a self-declared moratorium on intercontinental ballistic missile and..
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is set to make a closely-watched New Year address on Wednesday which is likely to offer a glimpse of a "new path" he has vowed to take if the United States fails to meet..
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday brushed off North Korea's warning of a "Christmas gift," saying the United States would "deal with it very successfully," amid concerns in the United States that..
Stalled denuclearisation talks and a recent flare-up in tension between the United States and North Korea are not beneficial for Pyongyang, South Korean President Moon Jae-in told Chinese President Xi..
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before departing the White House en route to Florida, in Washington, U.S., December 7, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald..
By Hyonhee Shin and Kevin Krolicki, SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday it was too early to be pessimistic about stalled denuclearisation dialogue between the United.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters
SEOUL: US President Donald Trump wished North Korea's Kim Jong Un a happy birthday, Seoul said on Friday -- with nuclear talks deadlocked and six years after former Chicago Bulls star Dennis Rodman.. WorldNews - Published
There is a "desperate need" for practical ways to improve ties with North Korea, the South's President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday, adding that he was ready to meet with the reclusive leader in.. Reuters - Published
(Bloomberg) -- Kim Jong Un is giving up on hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump will lift sanctions anytime soon. Alongside the North Korean leader’s latest saber-rattling this week was a stunning.. WorldNews - Published
Seoul―North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has declared an end to moratoriums on nuclear and intercontinental ballistic missile tests and threatened a demonstration of a “new strategic weapon” soon... WorldNews - Published
Seoul — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called for “offensive measures” to strengthen security ahead of a New Year speech that could flesh out the nuclear-armed nation’s threat to seek a.. WorldNews - Published
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has opened a high-profile political conference to discuss how to overcome “harsh trials and difficulties," state media reported Sunday, days before a year-end.. WorldNews - Published
North Korea may not have delivered a so-called “Christmas gift” to the United States, at least not on Christmas Day, but U.S.-North Korea tensions appear far from resolved as Pyongyang’s.. WorldNews - Published
While the North American Aerospace Defense Command stays alert for any signs of a North Korea missile launch – what officials in Pyongyang have described as a "Christmas gift" – it is also tracking.. Reuters - Published
North Korea is planning to adopt a hard-line policy toward the United States that involves taking denuclearization off the table amid perceptions that President Donald Trump is vulnerable politically,.. WorldNews - Published
Stalled denuclearization talks and a recent flare-up in tension between the United States and North Korea are not beneficial for Pyongyang, South Korean President Moon Jae-in told Chinese President Xi.. Reuters - Published
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday that stalled denuclearization talks and a recent flare-up in tension between the United States and North Korea were not beneficial for Pyongyang,.. Reuters - Published
South Korean President Moon Jae In waves at Seoul Air Base in Seongnam, just south of Seoul, today before leaving for China to attend a trilateral summit with Chinese and Japanese leaders. South Korean.. WorldNews - Published
The spectre of a new confrontation between Pyongyang and Washington hangs over meetings between China, Japan and South Korea this week, with growing risks North Korean actions could end an uneasy.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters
The United States is ready for a fight with North Korea over the country's nuclear program, though top officials at the Pentagon say they are hopeful such a confrontation can be avoided. Pyongyang set.. WorldNews - Published
A last minute flurry of diplomacy aimed at engaging with North Korea ahead of its declared year-end deadline for talks has been met with stony silence from Pyongyang so far, with the looming crisis.. Reuters - Published
Top U.S. envoy for North Korea Stephen Biegun and his Chinese counterpart agreed Thursday that the two countries will continue communicating on North Korean issues, with a year-end deadline set by.. WorldNews - Published
China on Thursday urged the United States and North Korea to resume dialogue and work to resolve disagreements as soon as possible amid renewed tensions between Washington and Pyongyang over the.. Reuters - Published
China touted its proposal offering sanctions relief to North Korea as the best option to diffuse tensions, calling on Thursday for a compromise in the standoff between Washington and Pyongyang over the.. Reuters - Published
China repeated its call for restraint and compromise on Thursday amid growing tensions in the Korean Peninsula, as renewed provocations from Pyongyang stoke fears it will break off talks with.. Reuters - Published
The United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday condemned "the long-standing and ongoing systematic, widespread and gross violations of human rights in and by" North Korea in an annual resolution that.. Reuters - Published
The parents of Otto Warmbier, an American student who died after 17 months in a North Korean prison, hailed on Wednesday new congressional legislation passed in their son's name that calls for further.. Reuters - Published
China and Russia are pushing the U.N. Security Council to lift some sanctions on North Korea to ease the country's humanitarian concerns and to "break the deadlock" in stalled denuclearization talks.. Reuters - Published
A proposal by China and Russia to ease U.N. sanctions on North Korea increases pressure on the United States and signals what is the likely end of unified efforts to persuade Pyongyang to give up its.. Reuters - Published
A senior US diplomat said today that Washington won’t accept a year-end deadline set by North Korea to make concessions in stalled nuclear talks and urged Pyongyang to return to a negotiating table.. WorldNews - Published
Japan's top government spokesman on Monday said he hopes Japan and South Korea study the North Korean issue "with rigor" as tensions with Pyongyang rise after it conducted a series of weapons tests and.. Reuters - Published
U.S. special envoy for North Korea, Stephen Biegun, urged Pyongyang on Monday to return offers of talks, dismissing leader Kim Jong Un's year-end deadline while highlighting Washington's willingness to.. Reuters - Published
Stephen Biegun, the U.S. special envoy for North Korea, arrived in South Korea on Sunday as Pyongyang stepped up pressure on Washington to make concessions to revive stalled denuclearization talks.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. special envoy for North Korea will arrive in South Korea on Sunday ahead of a year-end deadline set by Pyongyang for Washington to soften its approach to stalled denuclearization talks, Seoul.. Reuters - Published
The United States warned North Korea on Thursday against any resumption of "unfortunate ill-advised behavior" after Pyongyang raised international concerns by setting an end-of-year deadline for.. Reuters - Published
President Donald Trump wants to work with North Korea to help it develop its economy, but the United States does not want to see a resumption of "ill-advised behavior" by Pyongyang, a senior State.. Reuters - Published