Posts Tagged ‘Kim Jong Un’

N. Korea fires projectiles, rejects further talks with South

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SEOUL – North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea on Friday and launched a scathing attack on ...

US ends visa-free entry for visitors to North Korea

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WASHINGTON – Washington on Monday revoked visa-free entry rights to the United States for foreigners who have visited North ...

N. Korea fires two ballistic missiles: South

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SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA • Pyongyang fired two ballistic missiles on Wednesday, Seoul said, days after a similar launch that the ...

Xi arrives in North Korea to meet Kim ahead of Trump talks

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By AFP President Xi Jinping arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday on a historic trip to reboot a troubled alliance, as he ...

Abe says N. Korea missile tests broke UN resolutions

By BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (picture) said North Korea violated United Nations (UN) resolutions with its missile ...

Kim’s ‘Son of Scud’ poses new threat to US

By BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • North Korea’s latest weapons tests suggest the regime has developed a new missile that’s easier to hide, harder to strike down and ...

Trump backs Seoul on food aid to North Korea

By BLOOMBERG
SEOUL • South Korea said US President Donald Trump supports the donation of food to North Korea through a United Nations agency, as the ...

Muted response to missile test risks emboldening Kim

By BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • Kim Jong-un’s weekend missile launch — and the US muted reaction — heralds a new, riskier phase in North Korean efforts to test US ...

N. Korea tests rockets and ‘tactical guided weapons’

By AFP
SEOUL • North Korea’s state media said yesterday that leader Kim Jong-un had overseen a rocket and tactical guided weapons test, after the drill ...

Kim asks Putin to play go-between as Trump talks stall

Hosting Kim gives Russia a chance to remain a player in a security dispute shaped mainly by the US and China
SEOUL • Kim Jong-un sought Vladimir ...

Kim is seeking Putin’s help

TOKYO • Kim Jong-un (picture) rumbled into Vladivostok yesterday aboard his armoured train, looking for a friend to help him through a rough patch with US ...

Pompeo rebuffs North Korea’s demand to freeze him out of talks

I’m still in charge of the team, the US secretary of state says in his 1st response on calls for his removal from negotiations
WASHINGTON • US ...