North Korea

Trump cancels summit, citing 'open hostility' by North Korea

2018-05-24 18:11

President Donald Trump is cancelling the June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, citing the "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent statement from North Korea.

Pompeo: North Korea wants US economic help

2018-05-23 21:35

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants economic help from the United States and security guarantees in exchange for denuclearisation, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.

North Korea threatens to cancel US summit: KCNA

2018-05-16 06:12

North Korea has threatened to cancel the forthcoming summit between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump if Washington presses ahead with its key demand for Pyongyang to unilaterally give up its nuclear arsenal.

Trump welcomes N Korea plan to blow up nuke-site tunnels

2018-05-13 10:18

Trump welcomes North Korea's "gracious" announcement that it will dismantle its nuclear test site before historic summit.

How Trump's violation of Iran nuclear deal will affect North Korean – US summit

2018-05-11 11:15

One can only deduce that key drivers behind Donald Trump's decision were his outspoken hatred of Iran and Barack Obama, his ego, and his insatiable desire for reality TV-style drama and fanfare, writes Robert J. Traydon.

Trump welcomes freed Korean-Americans' return to US

2018-05-10 11:28

Three Korean-Americans who were detained in North Korea for more than a year have been greeted by US President Donald Trump beneath a giant American flag after they returned to the mainland US.

North Korea syncs clocks with South in show of reconciliation

2018-05-05 14:15

Decision to adjust time zone described as "first practical step" for unity on the Korean peninsula.

Rand claws back some lost ground at start of new week

2018-04-30 09:14

The rand, which traded as low as R12.52 to the dollar last week, clawed back some of its lost ground at the start of the new week.

Things 'going very well' - Trump after talk with South Korea's Moon

2018-04-29 06:59

US President Donald Trump has said 'things are going very well' after talking with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in about an upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Global markets boosted by breakthrough Korea summit

2018-04-27 17:21

Wall Street opened higher as data showed that US economic growth slowed at the beginning of the year, but the annualised rate of 2.3% growth rate was better than many economists had feared.


North Korea slams 'ignorant and stupid' Pence, threatens to cancel summit

2018-05-24 10:10

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.

Trump: 'Substantial chance' summit with Kim will not go ahead

2018-05-22 22:02

South Korean President Moon Jae-in says the 'fate and future' of the Korean Peninsula hangs on planned Singapore summit.

North Korea will never fully give up nuclear weapons - top defector

2018-05-14 13:41

North Korea will never completely give up its nuclear weapons, a top defector said ahead of leader Kim Jong Un's landmark summit with US President Donald Trump next month.

North Korea to destroy nuclear site ahead of US summit: KCNA

2018-05-12 17:47

The display at Punggye-ri, in the northwest of the country, will be another step in leader Kim Jong Un's charm offensive.

Kim becomes first North Korean ruler to fly abroad in 32 years

2018-05-10 18:26

Unlike his dictator father, who famously shunned air travel, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un jetted off to the northeastern Chinese city of Dalian.

North Korea says US ruining mood of detente ahead of summit

2018-05-06 14:23

Ahead of summit with Trump, North Korea has slammed the US for what it calls are "misleading" claims Washington's policy of maximum political pressure and sanctions are what drove Pyongyang to the negotiating table.

Libya denuclearisation model for N Korea: Bolton

2018-04-30 10:33

Libya's decision to give up its nuclear programme through diplomacy is a model for efforts to have North Korea do likewise, US National Security Advisor John Bolton says.

North Korea to close nuke test site in May, unify time zone

2018-04-29 16:23

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has vowed to shut down the country's nuclear test site in May and open the process to experts and journalists from South Korea and the United States, Seoul's presidential office says.

Rare insight into Kim Jong Un: Emotional, memorable and funny scenes at Koreas' summit talks

2018-04-28 19:13

Have a look at some of the scenes that South Koreans are talking about amid the afterglow of one of the most unusual moments in recent inter-Korean history:

Kim, Moon commit to complete Korean peninsula denuclearisation

2018-04-27 12:33

The leader of nuclear-armed North Korea, Kim Jong Un, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in say they are committed to the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula after their historic summit.

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