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‘We won’t denuclearize unless US removes threat’–N/Korea

North Korea said Thursday it will never unilaterally give up its nuclear weapons unless the United States first removes what Pyongyang called a nuclear threat. The surprisingly blunt statement jars with Seoul’s rosier presentation of the North Korean position and could rattle the fragile trilateral diplomacy to defuse a nuclear

Inter-Korean Summit: Meeting with Trump stabilized region, sees more progress-Kim

Hyonhee Shin and Joyce Lee North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Tuesday his “historic” summit with U.S. President Donald Trump in Singapore stabilized regional security, and that he expected further progress at an inter-Korean summit aimed at reviving stalled nuclear diplomacy. Kim thanked South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in for bringing

North Korea urges U.S. to drop sanctions immediately

North Korea state media called on the United States to immediately drop its sanctions against the communist country, accusing Washington of "acting opposite" to its plans of improving ties. Pyongyang said it has shown good faith by stopping its nuclear tests and handing over the remains of American soldiers killed in the 1950-1953

North Korea, U.S. at discord over nuclear programme

North Korea and the United States on Saturday sparred over an agreement reached at a landmark summit in June for the Asian country to end its nuclear program, as Washington called for maintaining sanctions pressure against Pyongyang, which in turn said it was alarmed by U.S. intentions. North Korea however accused

North Korea ready to talk; US says ‘denuclearise’

In a rare step towards diplomacy between longtime enemies, a North Korean envoy making a rare visit to South Korea said his country is willing to open peace talks with the United States. Kim Yong-chol, in South Korea for the end of the Olympics, said on Sunday North Korean leader Kim

The World Once Laughed at North Korean Cyberpower. No More.

By DAVID E. SANGER, DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and NICOLE PERLROTH When North Korean hackers tried to steal $1 billion from the New York Federal Reserve last year, only a spelling error stopped them. They were digitally looting an account of the Bangladesh Central Bank, when bankers grew suspicious about a withdrawal request that had misspelled “foundation” as “fandation.” Even

US Debunks North Korea’s Claim of War Declaration

By Babatunde Opalana The United States has debunked the claim by North Korea that it has declared war on the Asian country based on comments by U.S. President Donald Trump on social media platform,Twitter, Saturday night. North Korea's foreign minister on Monday said, Trump wrote: “Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N. If

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