North Korea’s economy shrinks most in 21 years in 2018: South Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea’s economy shrank in 2018 for a second straight year, and by the most in 21 years, hit by international sanctions to stop its nuclear program and by... Read more »

New missile launch was ‘warning’ to South Korea: North Korea

North Korea on Friday said that Thursday’s new ballistic missiles testing was carried out in the response to South Korea’s act of importing weapons and conducting a joint military drill with US... Read more »

North Korea fires short range missiles, shedding shadow on nuclear talks

North Korea has recently fired two nuclear missiles from its east coast, casting doubt on the restart of the stalled denuclearization talk between North Korean and the United States. According to a... Read more »
Screengrab of Stephanie Grisham pushing aside a North Korean Security official.

New White House Press Sec bruised in a scuffle with North Korean security guards

Acting White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham is reported to have been ‘roughed up’ in a scuffle with North Korean security officials. According to sources, she was bruised in the scuffle. The... Read more »

Trump to meet North Korea’s Kim on DMZ between the two Koreas

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet at the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas on Sunday, Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in said,... Read more »

Donald takes Kim’s ship

We don’t know what to make between Donald and Kim’s friendship – first the Hanoi summit finished early and abruptly (without a deal), and then North Korea said they wanted Pompeo off... Read more »

Kim oversees ‘testing of multiple rocket launchers’, Donald tweets his ‘faith in Kim’

‘North Korea conducted a “strike drill” for multiple launchers, firing tactical guided weapons into the East Sea in a military drill supervised by leader Kim Jong un on Saturday’, state media reported... Read more »

North Korea wants Pompeo out of nuclear talks – asks for someone ‘more mature’

North Korea no longer wants U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo involved in nuclear talks, calling for someone who “is more careful and mature in communicating”, state media said on Thursday. The... Read more »

Trump would be ‘very disappointed’ in Kim if North Korea rebuilding rocket site

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would be very disappointed in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un if reports about rebuilding at a rocket launch site in North Korea were... Read more »

U.S. blocks North Korean air traffic revival ahead of Trump-Kim summit – sources

The United States has blocked efforts by a U.N. agency to improve civil aviation in North Korea at a time when Pyongyang is trying to reopen part of its airspace to foreign... Read more »