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North Korea is presenting US President Donald Trump in a new, respectful light as a way to keep its people on board with the tectonic shifts in their country's relationship with the United States.
As a decorated war hero who once took out three machine gun nests with nothing but grenades, Choi Deuk-soo knows first-hand what is at stake should US-North Korean peace talks fail – and he is doubtful of an imminent breakthrough.
North Korea has called US Vice-President Mike Pence 'ignorant and stupid' for his warnings over a planned summit with Donald Trump, renewing a threat to cancel as the US president said the fate of the historic talks will be decided next week.
North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un has acknowledged the prospect of talks with the US, state media reported, in his first official mention of dialogue with Washington ahead of a planned summit with President Donald Trump.
North Korea agreed to official talks with the South this week, the first in more than two years. The move came hours after the US and South Korea delayed a military exercise, amid a standoff over the North’s nuclear and missile programmes.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has vowed to "win victory in the showdown" against the US with his rapidly advancing nuclear arsenal.
President Donald Trump has declared North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism even as his top diplomat said Washington has not given up hope of a negotiated end to its nuclear standoff with Kim Jong-Un's regime.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un a rare message 'out of politeness', in his first public communication with his wayward neighbour for more than a year.
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg has called North Korea a "global threat", while adding during a visit to Japan that he backed tighter sanctions against Pyongyang.
Of three key elements of the US-North Korea agreement on recovery of American war dead, one was unfulfilled, another is likely false and a third is in doubt.
Three sets of parallel talks are taking place between the United States and North Korea aimed at salvaging summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un.
US President Donald Trump has said a US team was in North Korea to plan a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, raising expectations that the on-off-on meeting would indeed take place.
While mainstream media stumbles along dazed in the headlights of this roller-coaster diplomacy, no-one has bothered to draw up viable scenarios of what Kim Jong-un is planning for the summit, writes Robert J. Traydon.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has said that he hopes his efforts to engage rival North Korea at the Olympics will also lead to better ties between the North and its other major rival, Washington, as well as help set up talks on ridding the North of its nuclear bombs.
South Korea has proposed high-level talks with Pyongyang after after the North's leader, Kim Jong-Un, called for better relations.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un says his country had achieved full nuclear statehood after a groundbreaking missile test, in a challenge to US President Donald Trump.
US senators have probed the limits of a president's unilateral power to launch a nuclear attack, an increasingly weighty debate as tensions rise between an unpredictable Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un.
North Korea has slammed US President Donald Trump as "incurably mentally deranged" in a personal attack ahead of his first visit to Asia.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has taken his stylish wife and powerful sister to a make-up plant for a "field guidance trip" amid the country's nuclear standoff with the US.
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