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#North Korea

# north-korea - Saturday 6 July, 2019

North Korea claims released Australian student was 'spying'
# Deported
# Deported

North Korea claims released Australian student was 'spying'

Jul 6th 2019, 3:13 PM 13,054 Views 13 Comments

Alek disappeared in June but was later freed and deported from North Korea.

# north-korea - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Australian student detained in North Korea surfaces in Beijing airport in 'very good' spirits
# Alek Sigley
# Alek Sigley

Australian student detained in North Korea surfaces in Beijing airport in 'very good' spirits

Jul 4th 2019, 8:13 AM 19,482 Views 10 Comments

Alek Sigley disappeared without a trace around 23 June.

# north-korea - Saturday 29 June, 2019

'We seem to get along': Trump invites Kim to meet for handshake at demilitarised zone
# North Korea
# North Korea

'We seem to get along': Trump invites Kim to meet for handshake at demilitarised zone

Jun 29th 2019, 8:37 AM 11,156 Views 55 Comments

The US president also said he would have no problem stepping over the border into North Korea if he meets the country’s leader.

# north-korea - Friday 28 June, 2019

'Very concerning': Fears for Australian man missing in North Korea
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

'Very concerning': Fears for Australian man missing in North Korea

Jun 28th 2019, 3:52 PM 16,890 Views 7 Comments

Alek Sigley has not been heard from since Tuesday.

# north-korea - Monday 17 June, 2019

'Suspected explosion' causes earthquake near China-North Korea border
# Hunchun City
# Hunchun City

'Suspected explosion' causes earthquake near China-North Korea border

Jun 17th 2019, 3:05 PM 21,022 Views 12 Comments

It was unclear what caused the explosion.

# north-korea - Sunday 26 May, 2019

'Some small weapons': Trump plays down North Korean missile tests
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

'Some small weapons': Trump plays down North Korean missile tests

May 26th 2019, 7:45 AM 13,447 Views 28 Comments

The US President is in Japan ahead of a state visit.

# north-korea - Thursday 9 May, 2019

North Korea has fired two short-range missiles, according to South Korean military chiefs
# Rocket Man
# Rocket Man

North Korea has fired two short-range missiles, according to South Korean military chiefs

May 9th 2019, 11:40 AM 6,498 Views 15 Comments

It comes after Pyongyang carried out another military drill on Saturday.

# north-korea - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Trump says Kim Jong Un 'will not break promise' after reports of North Korea missile launches
# Tensions
# Tensions

Trump says Kim Jong Un 'will not break promise' after reports of North Korea missile launches

Updated May 4th 2019, 3:35 PM 14,512 Views 29 Comments

South Korea has said North Korea fired a number of projectiles into the sea.

# north-korea - Friday 26 April, 2019

Vladimir Putin could become the middle-man in Trump-Kim denuclearisation talks
# From Russia With Love
# From Russia With Love

Vladimir Putin could become the middle-man in Trump-Kim denuclearisation talks

Apr 26th 2019, 7:55 AM 7,573 Views 36 Comments

Donald Trump was among the topics discussed by the two leaders during their first one-on-one summit.

# north-korea - Thursday 25 April, 2019

North Korea billed US $2 million for imprisoned student's medical care
# Otto Warmbier
# Otto Warmbier

North Korea billed US $2 million for imprisoned student's medical care

Apr 25th 2019, 10:30 PM 26,816 Views 27 Comments

Otto Warmbier fell into a coma after apparently being tortured behind bars and died days after arriving back in the United States.

Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin vow closer ties as they meet for the first time
# First Meeting
# First Meeting

Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin vow closer ties as they meet for the first time

Apr 25th 2019, 7:06 AM 8,880 Views 33 Comments

Both leaders have met in Russia’s eastern city of Vladivostok, after Kim travelled by train from the North.

# north-korea - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit
# Russian Talks
# Russian Talks

North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit

Apr 24th 2019, 10:49 AM 10,899 Views 24 Comments

The talks will be Kim’s first face-to-face meeting with another head of state since his meeting with Trump.

# north-korea - Thursday 18 April, 2019

North Korea test-fires weapon with 'powerful warhead' in first since US nuclear talks broke down
# Combat Power
# Combat Power

North Korea test-fires weapon with 'powerful warhead' in first since US nuclear talks broke down

Apr 18th 2019, 7:34 AM 12,174 Views 16 Comments

The country’s news agency reported that Kim Jong-Un guided the test-fire.

# north-korea - Saturday 13 April, 2019

Kim open to another summit with Trump, with conditions
# Nuclear Diplomacy
# Nuclear Diplomacy

Kim open to another summit with Trump, with conditions

Apr 13th 2019, 5:55 PM 8,744 Views 17 Comments

Kim said his personal relationship with Trump remains good.

# north-korea - Monday 1 April, 2019

Kim Jong-nam murder suspect avoids death penalty
# Malaysia
# Malaysia

Kim Jong-nam murder suspect avoids death penalty

Apr 1st 2019, 9:55 AM 13,786 Views 7 Comments

The half-brother of North Korea’s Kim Jong-un was killed at Kuala Lumpur airport in 2017.

# north-korea - Friday 22 March, 2019

Trump reverses North Korea sanctions that US imposed yesterday because he 'likes Kim'
# Decision Reversed
# Decision Reversed

Trump reverses North Korea sanctions that US imposed yesterday because he 'likes Kim'

Mar 22nd 2019, 8:32 PM 19,119 Views 30 Comments

Trump’s Treasury Department imposed the sanctions to tighten international pressure on North Korea.

# north-korea - Friday 15 March, 2019

US threw away 'golden opportunity' at Hanoi summit, North Korean official says
# North Korea
# North Korea

US threw away 'golden opportunity' at Hanoi summit, North Korean official says

Mar 15th 2019, 7:39 AM 9,946 Views 19 Comments

A nuclear summit in Hanoi, Vietnam, between Kim and Trump ended without agreement on 28 February.

# north-korea - Monday 11 March, 2019

Indonesian woman charged with Kim Jong Nam's killing freed in shock ruling
# Siti Aisyah
# Siti Aisyah

Indonesian woman charged with Kim Jong Nam's killing freed in shock ruling

Mar 11th 2019, 7:21 AM 17,775 Views 0 Comments

Siti Aisyah was held for two years on suspicion of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s half brother.

Opinion: I visited North Korea and Kim Jong Un is a recreation of the emperors who ruled Korea for centuries
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: I visited North Korea and Kim Jong Un is a recreation of the emperors who ruled Korea for centuries

Mar 11th 2019, 7:00 AM 18,842 Views 21 Comments

Despite being a product of the Cold War and spouting Marxist and Maoist sounding jargon, Kim is far more of a recreation of the Chosun Emperors than a throwback to Joseph Stalin or Chairman Mao, writes Tom Farrell.

# north-korea - Sunday 10 March, 2019

North Korea's election: There's just one approved name on today's ballot
# Kim Jong One
# Kim Jong One

North Korea's election: There's just one approved name on today's ballot

Mar 10th 2019, 5:00 PM 22,819 Views 43 Comments

Analysts say the election is held largely as a political rite to enable the authorities to claim a mandate from the people.

# north-korea - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Kim Jong-un may be preparing a missile or space launch, says US report
# North Korea
# North Korea

Kim Jong-un may be preparing a missile or space launch, says US report

Mar 9th 2019, 3:33 PM 12,647 Views 21 Comments

The images were taken before Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un’s meeting in Hanoi for their high-stakes summit, which ended in failure.

# north-korea - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

North Korea 'rebuilding' main satellite launch site, satellite photos show
# Rocket Site
# Rocket Site

North Korea 'rebuilding' main satellite launch site, satellite photos show

Mar 6th 2019, 7:06 AM 12,839 Views 39 Comments

The activity was recorded days after the summit North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump.

# north-korea - Friday 1 March, 2019

North Korea offers to hold more nuclear talks with US despite this week's summit breakdown
# Deal Or No Deal
# Deal Or No Deal

North Korea offers to hold more nuclear talks with US despite this week's summit breakdown

Mar 1st 2019, 7:20 AM 6,270 Views 16 Comments

A meeting between the two countries this week ended unexpectedly early.

# north-korea - Thursday 28 February, 2019

'We had to walk': Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un summit ends with 'no agreement reached'
# Rocket Men
# Rocket Men

'We had to walk': Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un summit ends with 'no agreement reached'

Updated Feb 28th 2019, 7:48 AM 20,180 Views 97 Comments

Trump and Kim were meeting in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi for talks.

# north-korea - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

'The potential is awesome': Donald Trump set to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam
# Rocket Men
# Rocket Men

'The potential is awesome': Donald Trump set to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam

Feb 27th 2019, 7:40 AM 8,098 Views 34 Comments

Trump will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam today and tomorrow.

# north-korea - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will meet for the second time this week: here's what to expect
# Rocket Men
# Rocket Men

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will meet for the second time this week: here's what to expect

Feb 24th 2019, 10:15 AM 7,892 Views 25 Comments

The two leaders will hold talks in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi on 27 and 28 February.

# north-korea - Saturday 16 February, 2019

'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack
# Global Ban
# Global Ban

'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack

Feb 16th 2019, 10:00 PM 22,474 Views 32 Comments

An expert explains how we could be “headed for a nuclear arms race”.

# north-korea - Thursday 10 January, 2019

China's Xi backs second North Korea-US summit, hoping they'll 'meet each other halfway'
# Denuclearisation Talks
# Denuclearisation Talks

China's Xi backs second North Korea-US summit, hoping they'll 'meet each other halfway'

Jan 10th 2019, 8:42 AM 5,401 Views 16 Comments

US-North Korea talks over Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal have stalled since the first summit in June.

# north-korea - Thursday 3 January, 2019

North Korean diplomat in Italy 'in hiding', says South's intelligence officials
# Jo Song Gil
# Jo Song Gil

North Korean diplomat in Italy 'in hiding', says South's intelligence officials

Jan 3rd 2019, 9:48 AM 9,662 Views 5 Comments

Jo Song Gil, 48, has been acting ambassador in Rome since October 2017.

# north-korea - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Kim Jong Un warns US against maintaining current sanctions in New Year's speech
# North Korea
# North Korea

Kim Jong Un warns US against maintaining current sanctions in New Year's speech

Jan 1st 2019, 9:30 AM 11,213 Views 12 Comments

The North Korean leader says the state might be compelled to explore a ‘new path’ of defense if US sanctions remain unchanged.

# north-korea - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Visit North Korea? English football club strikes bizarre deal
# Random
From The42
# Random

Visit North Korea? English football club strikes bizarre deal

Dec 27th 2018, 11:58 PM 6,517 Views 2 Comments

Blyth Spartans have struck an unlikely new sponsorship arrangement.

# north-korea - Monday 17 December, 2018

North Korea condemns US sanctions, says they could 'block the path to denuclearisation'
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

North Korea condemns US sanctions, says they could 'block the path to denuclearisation'

Dec 17th 2018, 9:57 AM 7,962 Views 10 Comments

The warning from the North yesterday came days after the US said it was imposing sanctions on three senior North Korean officials.

# north-korea - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Donald Trump plans meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in 2019
# Rocket Men
# Rocket Men

Donald Trump plans meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in 2019

Dec 2nd 2018, 7:17 AM 6,279 Views 13 Comments

The pair are hoping to follow-up their historic summit in Singapore in June.

# north-korea - Sunday 4 November, 2018

North Korea warns US it may 'seriously' consider return of nuclear policy
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea warns US it may 'seriously' consider return of nuclear policy

Nov 4th 2018, 3:56 PM 13,263 Views 28 Comments

It said the policy could return if the US doesn’t end tough economic sanctions against the impoverished regime.

# north-korea - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Pompeo hails 'productive' talks with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

Pompeo hails 'productive' talks with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang

Oct 7th 2018, 2:12 PM 6,263 Views 5 Comments

The top US diplomat met with Kim for around two hours this morning in the North’s capital.

# north-korea - Sunday 30 September, 2018

'We fell in love': Trump on exchanging letters with Kim Jong-un
# From North Korea With Love
# From North Korea With Love

'We fell in love': Trump on exchanging letters with Kim Jong-un

Sep 30th 2018, 3:01 PM 11,673 Views 20 Comments

Trump told a cheering crowd at a campaign rally that there was once tough talk “back and forth” between him and the North Korean leader.

# north-korea - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Denuclearisation: US ready to begin negotiating with North Korea 'immediately'
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

Denuclearisation: US ready to begin negotiating with North Korea 'immediately'

Sep 19th 2018, 10:30 PM 6,956 Views 15 Comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has invited his North Korean counterpart to meet in New York next week.

North and South Korea will bid to host the Olympic Games together
# Elation Once Again
# Elation Once Again

North and South Korea will bid to host the Olympic Games together

Sep 19th 2018, 8:38 AM 12,646 Views 36 Comments

It’s an unprecedented plan that would have been unthinkable not long ago.

# north-korea - Sunday 9 September, 2018

North Korea holds 70th anniversary parade but doesn't flaunt its intercontinental missiles
# Celebrations
# Celebrations

North Korea holds 70th anniversary parade but doesn't flaunt its intercontinental missiles

Sep 9th 2018, 7:22 AM 7,811 Views 4 Comments

The North has previously been hit with sanctions for showing off its intercontinental ballistic missiles.

# north-korea - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Japan says North Korea remains a 'serious and imminent threat'
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

Japan says North Korea remains a 'serious and imminent threat'

Aug 28th 2018, 8:07 AM 7,411 Views 9 Comments

The country also takes aim at China’s rise as a military power.