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Real progress needed at Trump-Kim II: analysts

Real progress needed at Trump-Kim II: analysts

The planned second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un needs to make tangible progress on Pyongyang's nuclear weapons if it is to avoid being dismissed as ‘reality TV’ ...

Qatar thrash North Korea to move into Asian Cup knock-outs

Qatar thrash North Korea to move into Asian Cup knock-outs

A four-goal haul from Almoez Ali inspired Qatar to a 6-0 thrashing of North Korea in Al Ain on Sunday to seal their place in the Asian Cup knock-out rounds with a game to spare.

S.Korea's Moon replaces top aide amid falling ratings, scandal

S.Korea's Moon replaces top aide amid falling ratings, scandal

South Korean President Moon Jae-in replaced his chief of staff, who played a key role in improving ties with North Korea, with a longtime confidant on Tuesday as part of a shake-up aimed at raising approval ratings amid economic woes and a spy scandal.

Malaysia airport VX poison trial suspended over witness statements

Malaysia airport VX poison trial suspended over witness statements

A Malaysian court on Tuesday suspended the trial of a woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea's leader as her lawyers sought more time to seek written statements from witnesses.

US scraps UN meeting on North Korea human rights

US scraps UN meeting on North Korea human rights

The United States has dropped a bid to hold a UN Security Council meeting on North Korea's human rights record after failing to garner enough support for the talks, diplomats said Friday.

Trump says hopes to meet N.Korea's Kim in January or February

Trump says hopes to meet N.Korea's Kim in January or February

.US President Donald Trump said Saturday he hoped to organize a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in early 2019, perhaps as soon as January or February.

French Senate official arrested on charges of spying for North Korea

French Senate official arrested on charges of spying for North Korea

Intelligence agencies have arrested a senior French civil servant who worked at the French Senate on suspicion of passing confidential information to the dictatorial regime of North Korea ...

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.

S. Korea, US resume suspended joint marine drills

S. Korea, US resume suspended joint marine drills

South Korea and the United States on Monday resumed small-scale military training that was indefinitely suspended following an historic summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Pompeo says he will meet North Korea number two in New York

Pompeo says he will meet North Korea number two in New York

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he will meet this week in New York with North Korea's number two, Kim Yong Chol, to resume denuclearization talks.

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.

N. Korea welcomes Cuban president to Pyongyang

N. Korea welcomes Cuban president to Pyongyang

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel was due in Pyongyang on Sunday, North Korea's state media reported, describing the visit as a "historic event" highlighting the "invincible friendship" of the two allies.