Stories tagged: pyongyang
Mon., Dec. 23, 2019
A new satellite image of a factory where North Korea makes military equipment used to launch long-range missiles shows the construction of a new structure.
Fri., July 26, 2019
North Korea’s test of a new missile is meant as a “solemn warning” over rival South Korea’s weapons development and plans to hold military drills with the United States, Pyongyang …
Thu., June 20, 2019
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, meeting in Pyongyang with Chinese President Xi Jinping, said Thursday that his country is waiting for a desired response in stalled nuclear talks with …
Sat., Dec. 29, 2018
In a brilliant flip of the script, the empty hotel that towers over the Pyongyang skyline has been reborn as a symbol of North Korean pride and ingenuity
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018
The Koreas held a high-level meeting in North Korea’s capital on Friday to discuss the implementation of agreements from a summit last month between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un …
Mon., Oct. 2, 2017
A state-owned Russian telecommunications firm has given North Korea a new internet connection – potentially increasing Pyongyang’s ability to stage cyberattacks and helping protect the embattled country’s internet infrastructure. The …
Mon., Oct. 2, 2017
A state-owned Russian telecommunications firm has given North Korea a new Internet connection – potentially increasing Pyongyang’s ability to stage cyberattacks and helping protect the embattled country’s Internet infrastructure.
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017
The retired general was a voice of reason at a time when President Trump pumps out incendiary Korea tweets without consulting military or civilian advisers.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 27, 2017
Despite North Korea’s “provocative” firing of three missiles, the U.S. will continue to push for negotiations to de-escalate tension on the Korean peninsula, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday.
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017
So why didn’t the last three presidents take out North Korea’s nuclear facilities when they had the chance? The answer is Seoul.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017
Not backing down, President Donald Trump warned Kim Jong Un’s government on Thursday to “get their act together” or face extraordinary trouble, and suggested he had been too mild when …
UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017
House Republican leaders want to attach a bill increasing sanctions on North Korea to legislation to restrain the president and stiffen punitive measures against Russia and Iran, a last-minute wrinkle …
UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017
North Korea fired several projectiles believed to be short-range surface-to-ship cruise missiles off its east coast Thursday, South Korea’s military said, a continuation of weapons tests that have rattled Washington …
Tue., April 18, 2017
His response to the North Korea’s provocation was on par with his rising role as the Trump administration’s unofficial secretary of reassurance.
Sat., April 15, 2017
North Korea paraded its intercontinental ballistic missiles in a massive military display in central Pyongyang on Saturday, with ruler Kim Jong Un looking on with delight as his nation flaunted …
UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017
North Korea put on a huge military spectacle Saturday to celebrate its founder’s birthday, parading its series of new and technologically advanced missiles in front of Kim Jong Un and, …
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017
If North Korea can miniaturize their weapons to fit on top of the rocket and control re-entry, they’ll be able to push a button in Pyongyang and wipe out an …
Sat., May 7, 2016
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said during a critical ruling party congress that his country will not use its nuclear weapons first unless its sovereignty is invaded, state media …
Thu., April 28, 2016
North Korea has sentenced an ethnic Korean citizen of the United States to 10 years in prison.
Wed., March 16, 2016
North Korea’s highest court sentenced American Otto Warmbier, 21, a University of Virginia undergraduate, to 15 years in prison with hard labor for subversion on Wednesday, weeks after authorities presented …
Fri., Jan. 22, 2016
North Korea on Friday announced the arrest of a university student from Ohio for what it called a “hostile act” orchestrated by the American government to undermine the authoritarian nation.