North Korea

‘Cuddled in Kim Jong Un’s arms’: North Koreans envisage unification…

‘Cuddled in Kim Jong Un’s arms’: North Koreans envisage unification…

Published 17/09/2018

PYONGYANG (Reuters) - Sixteen-year-old Ri Jin Ryong, a member of North Korea’s paramilitary Worker-Peasant Red Guards militia, says he has one message for South Koreans [more…]

North Korea military parade features floats and flowers, not missiles

North Korea military parade features floats and flowers, not missiles

Published 10/09/2018

PYONGYANG (Reuters) - With no long-range missiles on display, North Korea staged a military parade on Sunday focused on conventional arms, peace and economic development [more…]

Drones and gymnasts: North Korean ‘Mass Games’ return with messages…

Drones and gymnasts: North Korean ‘Mass Games’ return with messages…

Published 10/09/2018

PYONGYANG (Reuters) - With a formation of glowing drones, lasers and stadium-sized gymnastics shows, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un relaunched the “Mass Games” on [more…]

Watergate’s Woodward says Times Trump op-ed not up to his standards

Watergate’s Woodward says Times Trump op-ed not up to his standards

Published 09/09/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bob Woodward, the author of a new book describing how top aides to U.S. President Donald Trump have attempted to limit what [more…]

South Koreans arrive in North amid stalled denuclearization talks

South Koreans arrive in North amid stalled denuclearization talks

Published 05/09/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean envoys held talks in North Korea on Wednesday to finalize details on a third North-South summit to be held this [more…]

Japanese expelled from North Korea arrives in China: Kyodo

Japanese expelled from North Korea arrives in China: Kyodo

Published 27/08/2018

TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - A Japanese man arrived in China on Monday after North Korea expelled him for allegedly breaking the law during a visit there, [more…]

North Korea says demonstrating good faith, urges U.S. to drop…

North Korea says demonstrating good faith, urges U.S. to drop…

Published 06/08/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean state media called on Monday for the United States to drop sanctions, saying Pyongyang had demonstrated good faith by ending [more…]

South Korea’s diehard Trump supporters hail ‘guardian of liberty’

South Korea’s diehard Trump supporters hail ‘guardian of liberty’

Published 06/08/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - Every time an image of U.S. President Donald Trump appears on TV in South Korea, 69-year-old Vietnam War veteran Chung Seung-jin solemnly [more…]

Pompeo plays down North Korea sparring

Pompeo plays down North Korea sparring

Published 05/08/2018

ABOARD U.S. GOVERNMENT AIRCRAFT (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday played down an exchange of contentious remarks with North Korea on [more…]

After Pyongyang put-down, Pompeo stands by ‘difficult’…

After Pyongyang put-down, Pompeo stands by ‘difficult’…

Published 09/07/2018

TOKYO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo brushed off North Korean charges that he used “gangster-like” diplomacy in negotiations in Pyongyang, saying on [more…]