North Korea launches 2 short range missiles

(ABC NEWS)–North Korea launched two unidentifiable objects on Wednesday that traveled 267 miles into the Sea of Japan, according to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff. A U.S. official confirmed that North Korea had launched two short range missiles. “North Korea today launched two unidentifiable objects at 5:34 and 5:57 am,” according to a statement […]

North Korea assails US, South Korea and UN nuclear agency

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea on Monday accused the United States of “political and military provocations” and South Korea of “double-dealing behavior.” North Korea’s U.N. Ambassador Kim Song made the accusations in a speech to a General Assembly meeting on the International Atomic Energy Agency, which he accused of “ignorance of the prevailing reality […]

Clarification: Trump-North Korea story

PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — In a story June 30, The Associated Press reported that President Donald Trump was joined in his Freedom House conversation with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un by his daughter and son-in-law, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner. Ivanka Trump and Kushner did meet Kim and were in the room for the opening […]

North Korea threatens to resume calling Trump ‘dotard’

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea threatened Thursday to resume insults of U.S. President Donald Trump and consider him a “dotard” if he keeps using provocative language, such as referring to its leader as “rocket man.” Choe Son Hui, the first vice foreign minister, issued the warning via state media days after Trump spoke […]

North Korea issues warning over US-South Korea drills

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea’s supreme decision-making body lashed out Wednesday at planned U.S.-South Korean military drills and warned that the United States will face a greater threat and harsh suffering if it ignores North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s end-of-year deadline to salvage nuclear talks. In a statement carried by state media, […]

North Korea complains at UN about US ‘provocations’

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea decried the stalled state of its nuclear standoff with the United States and told the international community Monday that the fault lies with Washington’s “political and military provocations.” “It depends on the U.S.,” North Korean Ambassador Kim Song said, whether the negotiations “will become a window of opportunity or […]

Australia probes reports of citizen detained in North Korea

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government said Thursday it was “urgently seeking clarification” on reports that an Australian had been detained in North Korea, which the attorney-general described as a “matter of the utmost seriousness.” The family of Alek Sigley said they had no confirmation that the 29-year-old Pyongyang university student had been detained. […]

North Korea urges South to stop mediating between North, US

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Thursday that South Korea must stop trying to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington, as it stepped up its pressure on the United States to work out new proposals to salvage deadlocked nuclear diplomacy. The North Korean statement was an apparent continuation of its displeasure with Seoul and […]

North Korea holds South Korea to 0-0 in World Cup qualifier

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea held South Korea to a 0-0 draw Tuesday in a World Cup qualifying soccer match played in an empty stadium in Pyongyang. Specific details of the game weren’t immediately available. South Korean soccer officials were unable to watch a telecast of the historic game at Kim Il Sung […]

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