North Korea test-launches two suspected missiles

North Korea fired two suspected missiles into the sea between the Korean peninsula and Japan on Thursday, according to military officials in Japan and South Korea, ending nearly a month-long lull in testing after denuclearization talks stalled. The launches, which Japanese authorities identified as likely ballistic missiles, were the first since one day of talks… Read More North Korea test-launches two suspected missiles

North Korea names Kim Jong Un as head of state in new constitution

Kim Jong Un has been formally named head of state of North Korea and commander-in-chief of the military in a new constitution observers said was possibly aimed at preparing for a peace treaty with the United States. North Korea has long called for a peace deal with the United States to normalize relations and end… Read More North Korea names Kim Jong Un as head of state in new constitution

Nuclear summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ends in no deal

The failure of U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to secure even a limited deal at their second nuclear summit means any breakthrough now depends on working-level talks that have made little progress since last year. The sudden collapse of talks on Thursday highlighted just how large the gulf between… Read More Nuclear summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ends in no deal

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrive Vietnam for summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump both arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday, the eve of their second summit at which they will tackle how to implement a North Korean pledge to give up its nuclear weapons. Trump flew into the capital Hanoi on Air Force One, touching down just before… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrive Vietnam for summit

U.S. court orders North Korea to pay $501million in damages over death of U.S. student

A U.S. court on Monday ordered Pyongyang to pay $501 million in damages for the torture and death of U.S. college student Otto Warmbier, who died in 2017 shortly after being released from a North Korea prison. Warmbier’s parents sued North Korea in April over their son’s death. The 22-year-old student died days after he… Read More U.S. court orders North Korea to pay $501million in damages over death of U.S. student

North Korea hands over remains of U.S. soldiers killed in Korean War

North Korea on Friday handed over 55 boxes carrying remains thought to be of U.S. soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War, a first step in implementing an agreement reached at a landmark summit in June. The handover of the boxes, draped in the blue and white flag of the United Nations, represents a modest… Read More North Korea hands over remains of U.S. soldiers killed in Korean War

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un set to arrive Singapore for historic summit

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are expected to land in Singapore today within hours of each other in advance of a historic summit over the reclusive country’s arsenal of nuclear weapons. The U.S. delegation, en route from the G7 meeting in Canada, will arrive Sunday evening, and Trump is… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un set to arrive Singapore for historic summit

U.S. President Donald Trump cancels historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called off a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for next month, citing Pyongyang’s open hostility, and warned that the U.S. military was ready in the event of any reckless acts by North Korea. Trump wrote a letter to Kim to announce his abrupt withdrawal… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump cancels historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un