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#Pyongyang

# pyongyang - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

South Korean group launches thousands of anti-North leaflets across the border as tensions simmer

A propaganda war is fuelling the escalating tensions between the two countries.

# pyongyang - Sunday 3 May, 2020

Multiple shots fired from North Korea at guard post across border, says South

The fire exchange took place a day after North Korea reported its leader Kim Jong Un’s first public appearance in some 20 days.

# pyongyang - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

North Korea accused of firing multiple short-range cruise missiles

South Korea said that the missiles were fired towards the sea.

# pyongyang - Monday 2 March, 2020

North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles in first launch for three months

The lack of testing activity in past months had experts wondering whether the North was holding back its weapons displays.

# pyongyang - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Kim Jong-un calls for ‘military counter-measures’ ahead of highly-anticipated New Year address

Kim spoke for seven hours during the ruling Workers’ Party meeting in Pyongyang.

# pyongyang - Monday 9 December, 2019

Trump warns Kim Jong Un had 'everything' to lose through hostility towards US

This comes as Pyongyang said it had carried out a major new weapons test.

# pyongyang - Thursday 3 October, 2019

North Korea hails submarine launch of ballistic missile as 'a significant achievement'

North Korea and the United States are due to meet this weekend.

# pyongyang - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks with US

Washington and Pyongyang are set to resume long-stalled talks in the coming days.

# pyongyang - Friday 16 August, 2019

North Korea rejects peace talks with South Korea over military drills

North Korea blamed blamed South Korea and US military exercises.

# pyongyang - Friday 28 June, 2019

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

Alek Sigley has not been heard from since Tuesday.

# pyongyang - Saturday 4 May, 2019

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

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

# pyongyang - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

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

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

# pyongyang - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

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

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

# pyongyang - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

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

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

# pyongyang - Sunday 7 October, 2018

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

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

# pyongyang - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

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

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

# pyongyang - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

US intelligence agencies find North Korea 'building new missiles'

Following the Singapore summit in June, President Donald Trump had declared that Pyongyang was “no longer a nuclear threat”.

# pyongyang - Thursday 14 June, 2018

'Kim Jong Un understands': US sets out terms for North Korea to give up nuclear arsenal

US President Donald Trump has proudly declared that there is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea.

# pyongyang - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Three Americans detained by North Korea are free and flying back to US - Trump

The US President said they ‘seem to be in good health’.

# pyongyang - Friday 27 April, 2018

'No more war' - North and South Korean leaders commit to complete denuclearisation

Kim was flanked by his sister and close adviser Kim Yo Jong.

# pyongyang - Monday 23 April, 2018

'Heavy casualties' after Chinese tourists involved in North Korean bus crash

Few details were released about the bus crash, but a now-deleted tweet claimed that 30 had died.

# pyongyang - Saturday 21 April, 2018

EU, Trump and Russia praise North Korea's plan to halt nuclear tests

Donald Trump tweeted that “progress [is] being made for all”.

# pyongyang - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict

South Korea also claims that Pyongyang said it would consider abandoning nuclear weapons in exchange for security guarantees.

# pyongyang - Monday 5 March, 2018

North Korea's Kim Jong-un plays host to South Korean envoys for historic talks

It is the first time the North Korean leader has met with officials from the South since taking office in 2011.

# pyongyang - Saturday 23 December, 2017

'The world wants peace, not death!' - Trump welcomes new sanctions on North Korea

The sanctions will restrict oil supplies vital for Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear programmes.

# pyongyang - Thursday 30 November, 2017

US warns North Korean leadership will be 'utterly destroyed' if war breaks out

“If war comes, make no mistake – The North Korean regime will be utterly destroyed.”

# pyongyang - Monday 13 November, 2017

North Korean soldier shot a number of times while trying to defect to the south

The soldier survived the shooting.

# pyongyang - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Trump promises to 'figure it out' with South Korea's president

Trump has been visiting a number of Asian countries.

# pyongyang - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Women accused of killing Kim Jong Un's half-brother return to crime scene

Siti Aisyah and Doan Thi Huong are accused of killing Kim on 13 February.

# pyongyang - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Trump says 'only one thing will work' when dealing with North Korea

The US President has been trading insults with Kim Jong-un amid rising tensions.

# pyongyang - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

'Absurd': White House denies declaring war on North Korea

North Korea’s foreign minister said the statement from Trump was “clearly a declaration of war”.

# pyongyang - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Meet the 90-year-old North Korean convicted spy whose sole wish is to make it back to the 'Fatherland' Unswerving Loyalty This post contains videos

Meet the 90-year-old North Korean convicted spy whose sole wish is to make it back to the 'Fatherland'

Seo Ok-ryol has spent three decades in prison and been sentenced to death on two separate occasions.

# pyongyang - Friday 15 September, 2017

# pyongyang - Thursday 14 September, 2017

North Korea threatens to sink Japan 'into the sea' and beat the US 'like a rabid dog'

Pyongyang is unhappy after being hit with fresh UN sanctions.

# pyongyang - Sunday 3 September, 2017

'Very hostile and dangerous': Donald Trump condemns North Korea's sixth nuclear test

The US President also criticised China, and offered advice to South Korea.

# pyongyang - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Trump says talking is 'not the answer' to North Korean situation

His comments are at odds with remarks made by US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis.

# pyongyang - Thursday 17 August, 2017

'There will be no war on the peninsula': South Korean president on North's aggression

Tensions in the region have been rising.

# pyongyang - Saturday 5 August, 2017

US wants UN ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood

The move could cost Pyongyang about €850 million in annual revenue.

# pyongyang - Friday 21 July, 2017

US to ban travel to North Korea in the coming weeks

Relationships with North Korea have been strained since it successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile.

# pyongyang - Saturday 15 July, 2017

North Korea's Kim: Dictator? Reformer? Shrewd negotiator?

Like father, not necessarily like son.

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