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N Korea prepares grand military parade on eve of Olympics: report

N Korea prepares grand military parade on eve of Olympics: report

North Korea is preparing a lavish display of its military strength in a parade on the eve of next month's Winter Olympics in the South, despite a rare sporting detente with Seoul, it was reported Thursday.

S Korea and N Korea to hold working-level talks on January 15

S Korea and N Korea to hold working-level talks on January 15

North Korea and South Korea have agreed to hold working-level talks at the Tongil Pavilion on the North Korean side of the truce village of Panmunjom on January 15 ...

Trump tweet on nuclear button keeps N. Korea's Kim 'on his toes': Haley

Trump tweet on nuclear button keeps N. Korea's Kim 'on his toes': Haley

US President Donald Trump's tweet about having a bigger nuclear button than North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's has kept Kim ‘on his toes’ and makes clear the risks of a nuclear standoff ...

N Korea 'likely' to join Winter Games, says IOC official

N Korea 'likely' to join Winter Games, says IOC official

North Korea's Olympic representative said Saturday the reclusive nation was ‘likely to participate’ in next month's Winter Games in South Korea, Kyodo news agency reported ...

South Korea proposes high-level talks with North

South Korea proposes high-level talks with North

South Korea Tuesday proposed holding high-level talks with Pyongyang on January 9, after the North's leader Kim Jong-Un called for a breakthrough in relations and said Pyongyang might attend the Winter Olympics.

Kim says N.Korea could participate in South's Winter Olympics

Kim says N.Korea could participate in South's Winter Olympics

Kim Jong-Un on Monday gave the first indication that North Korea could participate in next month's Winter Olympics in the South, despite tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme.

S Korea seizes another ship suspected of transferring oil to N Korea

S Korea seizes another ship suspected of transferring oil to N Korea

South Korean authorities have seized a Panama-flagged vessel suspected of transferring oil products to North Korea in violation of international sanctions, a customs official said on Sunday.

Nobel peace laureate group tells US, N Korea to negotiate

Nobel peace laureate group tells US, N Korea to negotiate

A survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bombing and the leader of the group that won this year's Nobel Peace Prize on Saturday urged the United States and North Korea to tone down ...

North Korea holds mass celebrations for latest missile test

North Korea holds mass celebrations for latest missile test

North Korea held mass celebrations for its latest successful long-range missile test, Pyongyang's state media said Saturday, with a propaganda-filled display of fireworks and dancing in public squares.

N Korea says new ICBM puts US mainland within range of nuclear weapons

N Korea says new ICBM puts US mainland within range of nuclear weapons

North Korea said it had successfully tested a powerful new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that put all of the US mainland within range, declaring it had achieved its long-held goal ...

China to send envoy to North Korea

China to send envoy to North Korea

China will send a special envoy to North Korea this week, state media said Wednesday, after US President Donald Trump concluded an Asian tour to rally support against Pyongyang's nuclear threats.

N Korea soldier shot six times as he defected to South

N Korea soldier shot six times as he defected to South

A North Korean soldier involved in an extremely rare and dramatic defection to the South was shot six times by his own side as he drove to the heavily guarded border and ran across under a hail of bullets.