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Pompeo's meeting with North Koreans postponed

Pompeo's meeting with North Koreans postponed

A meeting between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and North Korean officials set for Thursday in New York has been postponed and will be rescheduled "when our respective schedules permit," the US State Department said on Wednesday.

N. Korea warns of returning to nuclear policy

N. Korea warns of returning to nuclear policy

North Korea has warned the United States it will "seriously" consider returning to a state policy aimed at building nuclear weapons if Washington does not end tough economic sanctions against the impoverished regime.

Pompeo says N.Korea ready to let inspectors into missile, nuclear sites

Pompeo says N.Korea ready to let inspectors into missile, nuclear sites

International inspectors will be allowed into North Korea's dismantled nuclear testing site, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday, after a meeting with Kim Jong Un in which he said "significant progress" was made towards denuclearisation.

Pompeo heads to Pyongyang, seeking progress on Trump-Kim summit

Pompeo heads to Pyongyang, seeking progress on Trump-Kim summit

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed to Pyongyang Sunday for new crunch talks with Kim Jong Un on denuclearisation and a second US-North Korean summit.

No denuclearisation without US trust: North Korean FM

No denuclearisation without US trust: North Korean FM

North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho said Saturday that his country won't dismantle its nuclear weapons program first without seeing corresponding measures from the United States.

Two Koreas' leaders in mountain show of unity

Two Koreas' leaders in mountain show of unity

The North Korean leader on Wednesday agreed to shutter the Tongchang-ri missile-testing site in the presence of international observers.

N. Korea to allow inspections in bid to revive nuclear talks

N. Korea to allow inspections in bid to revive nuclear talks

Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in said they agreed to turn the Korean peninsula into a "land of peace without nuclear weapons and nuclear threats".

South Korean leader arrives in Pyongyang for summit

South Korean leader arrives in Pyongyang for summit

Moon Jae-in is seeking to reboot stalled denuclearisation talks between North Korea and the United States.

South Koreans arrive in North amid stalled denuclearisation talks

South Koreans arrive in North amid stalled denuclearisation talks

South Korean envoys held talks in North Korea on Wednesday to finalise details on a third North-South summit to be held this month amid stalled talks on denuclearisation between the North and the United States.

Mattis vows 'strong defensive stance' on North Korea

Mattis vows 'strong defensive stance' on North Korea

James Mattis said the United States and its regional allies will maintain a "strong collaborative defensive stance" on North Korea.

Kim Jong Un hails 'unity' with China in new visit

Kim Jong Un hails 'unity' with China in new visit

The two-day visit was designed to reassure Beijing that Pyongyang will not neglect its interests as Trump and the young autocrat move into uncharted diplomatic terrain.

North Korea's Kim makes two-day visit to China

North Korea's Kim makes two-day visit to China

The outing comes as China has sought to strengthen its role as a mediator between the US and North Korea, where Beijing claims compelling security and economic interests.