N.Korea has not stopped nuclear, missile program – confidential U.N. report

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, Aug 3 : North Korea has not stopped its nuclear and missile programs in violation of United Nations sanctions, according to a confidential U.N. report seen by Reuters on Friday. The six-month report by independent experts monitoring the implementation of U.N. sanctions was submitted to the Security Council North Korea […]

US remains returned by N Korea could take days or decades to identify

By Daphne Psaledakis WASHINGTON, August 01 : When the remains of Americans handed over by North Korea arrive in Hawaii on Wednesday, the US military will begin a painstaking identification process that experts said could take from three days to two decades to complete. The 55 boxes, draped in the blue and white flag of […]

Trump thanks Kim as North Korea hands over Korean War remains

By Joyce Lee and Phil Stewart SEOUL/WASHINGTON, July 27 : 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 […]

US urges strict UN sanctions until N Korea acts on denuclearization

By Michelle Nichols United Nations, July 20 : The United States called on North Korea today to act on its promise to give up its nuclear weapons and said the world, including China and Russia, must continued to enforce sanctions until it does so. After informally briefing the U.N. Security Council in New York, U.S. […]

U.S. hopes for return of 50 Korean War dead from N.Korea within two weeks

By John Walcott and Daphne Psaledakis WASHINGTON, July 17 : The United States hopes North Korea will return the remains of about 50 American Korean War dead within two weeks, the first of thousands President Donald Trump says Pyongyang has promised to hand over, a senior U.S. defense official said on Tuesday. However, the timing […]

Trump hails progress after receiving note from N.Korea’s Kim

By Matt Spetalnick and Mohammad Zargham WASHINGTON, July 12 : Kim Jong Un told President Donald Trump he believed their efforts could open up a “new future” between North Korea and the United States and expressed hope for “practical actions” in the future, according to a letter from the North Korean leader released on Thursday. […]