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US' Pompeo expects to return to N.Korea 'before terribly long'

By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he would likely travel back to North Korea "before too terribly long" to try to flesh out commitments made at a landmark summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singap... read..
 

Pompeo says N.Korea sanctions to remain until complete denuclearisation

By Christine Kim and Michael Martina SEOUL/BEIJING | Friday, Jun 15 2018 IST
Tough sanctions will remain on North Korea until its complete denuclearisation, the US secretary of state said on Thursday, apparently contradicting the North's view that the process agreed at this week's summit would be phased and reciprocal. US Presid... read..
 

U.S. forces in S.Korea separate to N.Korea U.S. talks - S.Korea official

SEOUL | Friday, Jun 15 2018 IST
U.S. military forces in South Korea are not subject to negotiations between North Korea and the United States because they are a matter for the U.S.-South Korean alliance, a senior official in South Korea's presidential office said on Friday. U.S. Presid... read..
 

Trump salutes N.Korean minister, footage reveals

Washington |Friday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST
Newly-released video footage from Pyongyang media shows US President Donald Trump returning a salute to a North Korean military general during the Singapore summit, an extraordinary display of respect from an American leader.... read..
 

US warns of N.Korea cyber campaign

Washington |Friday, 2018 10:15:04 AM IST
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said that it has identified malicious cyber activity by the North Korean government, according to a new report.... read..
 

U.S. forces in S.Korea not subject to N.Korea-U.S. talks -S.Korea official

SEOUL | Friday, Jun 15 2018 IST
U.S. forces in South Korea are not subject to negotiations between North Korea and the United States, as they are a matter for the alliance between United States and South Korea, a senior official in South Korea's presidential office said on Friday. U.S.... read..
 

S.Korea, US, Japan discuss strategy over N.Korea

Seoul |Thursday, 2018 9:15:04 AM IST
The top diplomats of South Korea, the US and Japan had talks here on Thursday over a strategy on North Korea, emboldened by the first-ever Pyongyang-Washington summit.... read..
 

Pompeo says N.Korea sanctions to remain until complete denuclearisation

By Christine Kim and David Brunnstrom SEOUL | Thursday, Jun 14 2018 IST
Tough sanctions will remain on North Korea until its complete denuclearisation, the U.S. secretary of state said on Thursday, apparently contradicting the North's view that the process agreed at this week's summit would be phased and reciprocal. U.S. Pre... read..
 

Kim accepts Trump's invitation to visit US: N.Korean media

Pyongyang |Thursday, 2018 9:50:54 AM IST
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has accepted US President Donald Trump's invitation to visit Washington after their historic summit in Singapore, Pyongyang state media reported on Wednesday.... read..
 

China's Xi says hopes U.S., N.Korea keep making effort for political resolution

BEIJING | Thursday, Jun 14 2018 IST
China President Xi Jinping told visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday he hopes the United States and North Korea keep making unremitting efforts for a political resolution to the Korean Peninsula issue, Xinhua news agency said. China is... read..
 

U.S., S.Korea, Japan vow to work on N.Korean denuclearisation

SEOUL | Thursday, Jun 14 2018 IST
The top diplomats from the United States, South Korea, and Japan promised on Thursday to work together to ensure North Korea gives up its nuclear weapons programme after U.S President Donald Trump's summit with the North's leader Kim Jong Un. U.S. Secre... read..
 

Trump says summit removed N.Korean nuclear threat, but Democrats doubtful

By David Brunnstrom and Steve Holland SEOUL/WASHINGTON | Thursday, Jun 14 2018 IST
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that North Korea no longer posed a nuclear threat and his top diplomat offered a hopeful timeline for "major disarmament," despite skepticism at home that Pyongyang will abandon its nuclear weapons following t... read..
 

Kim Jong Un stressed at summit N.Korea, U.S. should halt hostilities -KCNA

SEOUL | Wednesday, Jun 13 2018 IST
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said it was "urgent" for North Korea and the United States to halt "irritating and hostile military actions against each other" during talks on Tuesday with U.S. President Donald Trump and other U.S. officials, North Korea'... read..
 

3-N.Korea highlights Trump concessions on war games after summit

By Christine Kim SEOUL | Wednesday, Jun 13 2018 IST
North Korean state media lauded on Wednesday the summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump as a resounding success, highlighting concessions by the U.S. president and the prospect of a new era of peace and prosperity on the Korean peninsula. According ... read..
 

Trump says N.Korea no longer a nuclear threat; North highlights concessions

By Christine Kim SEOUL | Wednesday, Jun 13 2018 IST
North Korea no longer poses a nuclear threat, nor is it the "biggest and most dangerous problem" for the United States, President Donald Trump said on Wednesday on his return from a summit in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The summit wa... read..
 

N.Korea frames summit with U.S. as a win, dubs it "meeting of the century"

* Trump says 'understood' North's demands to halt hostility -KCNA * Trump promised to lift sanctions with improving ties * N.Korean leader says North | Wednesday, Jun 13 2018 IST
U.S. President Donald Trump agreed that denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula would require a step-by-step approach and made a number of other concessions, North Korean state media reported on Wednesday after his historic meeting with leader Kim Jong U... read..
 

China says U.S.-N.Korea summit offers no lesson for Taiwan ties

BEIJING | Wednesday, Jun 13 2018 IST
A warming of ties between the United States and North Korea does not mean China will reach out to Taiwan for a similar summit, the Chinese government said on Wednesday. Singapore, the site of this week's historic summit between U.S. President Donald Tru... read..
 

N.Korea state media says Trump agreed to lift sanctions against North

SEOUL | Wednesday, Jun 13 2018 IST
North Korean state media said on Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump had agreed to lift sanctions against the North in addition to providing security guarantees in the summit with the North's leader, Kim Jong Un, the previous day. Trump was cited by Nor... read..
 

N.Korea highlights Trump concessions on war games after summit

By Christine Kim SEOUL | Wednesday, Jun 13 2018 IST
North Korean state media lauded on Wednesday the summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump as a resounding success, highlighting concessions by the U.S. president and the prospect of a new era of peace and prosperity on the Korean peninsula. According ... read..
 

N.Korean state media hails Kim-Trump summit success

By Christine Kim SEOUL | Wednesday, Jun 13 2018 IST
The faces of U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un were first and foremost on North Korea's official party newspaper on Wednesday as state media hailed Tuesday's historic summit between the two men. The North's state media frame... read..
 

U.S. aims for 'major' N.Korea disarmament in 2-1/2 years -Pompeo

By David Brunnstrom SEOUL | Wednesday, Jun 13 2018 IST
The United States hopes to achieve "major disarmament" by North Korea within the next 2-1/2 years, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday, seeking to give assurances after a summit this week that Pyongyang will eventually give up its nuclea... read..
 

S.Korea's Moon says will write new history with N.Korea

SEOUL | Tuesday, Jun 12 2018 IST
South Korea's President Moon Jae-in vowed on Tuesday to write "new history" with North Korea, praising North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's decision to hold a summit with the United States in Singapore. "Leaving dark days of war and conflict behind, we wil... read..
 

Iran warns N.Korea: Trump could cancel deal before getting home

By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin LONDON | Tuesday, Jun 12 2018 IST
Iran warned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday against trusting U.S. President Donald Trump, saying he could cancel their denuclearisation agreement within hours. Tehran cited its own experience in offering the advice to Kim a month after Washin... read..
 

Trump upbeat ahead of N.Korean summit; Kim visits Singapore sites

* U.S. | Monday, Jun 11 2018 IST
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore could "work out very nicely" as officials from both countries sought to narrow differences on how to end a nuclear stand-off on the Korean pen... read..
 

Japan launches surveillance satellite to monitor N.Korea

Tokyo |Tuesday, 2018 2:15:05 PM IST
Japan on Tuesday launched a surveillance satellite to monitor North Korea's military installations and take pictures of areas affected by natural disasters.... read..
 

Singapore footing N.Korean contingent's hotel bill

Singapore |Tuesday, 2018 12:20:59 PM IST
Singapore is footing the hotel bill for North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and his contingent who are here for a historic summit with US President Donald Trump, Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said on Monday.... read..
 

Iran tells N.Korea Trump could cancel deal before getting home

LONDON | Tuesday, Jun 12 2018 IST
Iran warned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un not to trust U.S. President Donald Trump who, it said, could cancel their denuclearisation agreement within hours. "We don't know what type of person the North Korean leader is negotiating with. It is not clear ... read..
 

U.N. nuclear watchdog says ready to help N.Korea denuclearisation

VIENNA | Tuesday, Jun 12 2018 IST
The U.N. nuclear watchdog welcomed the joint statement of U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday and said it was prepared to undertake verification activities. "The International Atomic Energy Agency stands ready to u... read..
 

China suggests N.Korea sanctions relief as Trump, Kim meet

By Christian Shepherd BEIJING | Tuesday, Jun 12 2018 IST
China suggested on Tuesday that sanctions relief could be considered for North Korea if the country abides by United Nations resolutions, as U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged to work for denuclearisation. China has ... read..
 
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