Malaysia further downgrading ties with N.Korea a year after airport assassination-sources

By Rozanna Latiff and A. Ananthalakshmi KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 : One year after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s half-brother was assassinated at Kuala Lumpur’s airport, Malaysia is further downgrading once-close ties with Pyongyang, sources familiar with the government’s plans said. Kim Jong Nam was assassinated on Feb. 13, 2017 when two women smeared […]

Nations to consider more N.Korea sanctions, U.S. warns on military option

By David Brunnstrom and David Ljunggren VANCOUVER, Jan 17 : Twenty nations agreed on Tuesday to consider tougher sanctions to press North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Pyongyang it could trigger a military response if it did not chose negotiations. A U.S.-hosted meeting of countries […]

China’s Xi supports progress in inter-Korean talks -S. Korea’s Blue House

By Hyonhee Shin SEOUL, Jan 11 : – Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday welcomed recent progress in inter-Korean talks during a telephone call with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, the South’s Blue House said in a statement. At Tuesday’s talks, North Korea said it would attend the Winter Olympics in the South next month, […]

North Korea’s Kim says ‘open to dialogue’ with South Korea, will only use nukes if threatened

By Heekyong Yang and Josh Smith SEOUL, Jan 1 : Kim Jong Un on Monday warned the United States that he has a “nuclear button” on his desk ready for use if North Korea is threatened, but offered an olive branch to South Korea, saying he was “open to dialogue” with Seoul. After a year […]

North Korea’s Kim says ‘open to dialogue’ with South Korea, will only use nukes if threatened

By Heekyong Yang and Josh Smith SEOUL, Jan 1 : Kim Jong Un on Monday warned the United States that he has a “nuclear button” on his desk ready for use if North Korea is threatened, but offered an olive branch to South Korea, saying he was “open to dialogue” with Seoul. After a year […]

North Korea’s Kim says ‘open to dialogue’ with South Korea, will only use nukes if threatened

By Heekyong Yang and Josh Smith SEOUL, Jan 1 : Kim Jong Un on Monday warned the United States that he has a “nuclear button” on his desk ready for use if North Korea is threatened, but offered an olive branch to South Korea, saying he was “open to dialogue” with Seoul. After a year […]