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FIFA president 'disappointed' by empty stands at Koreas qualifier

FIFA president 'disappointed' by empty stands at Koreas qualifier

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said he was ‘disappointed’ after attending a historic but bizarre World Cup qualifier between North and South Korea that had empty stands and no live broadcast.

North Korea demands Japan pay compensation for sinking fishing boat: KCNA

North Korea demands Japan pay compensation for sinking fishing boat: KCNA

North Korea's foreign ministry ‘strongly demanded’ on Saturday that Japan pay compensation for a fishing boat that sank when it collided with a Japanese patrol boat earlier this week ...

North Korean, US officials at nuclear talks after latest missile test

North Korean, US officials at nuclear talks after latest missile test

North Korean and US officials on Saturday gathered for new nuclear talks in Stockholm after months of deadlock and Pyongyang's defiant test of a sea-launched ballistic missile this week.

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks

North Korea fired what appeared to be a submarine-launched ballistic missile, Seoul said Wednesday, just days before Washington and Pyongyang were set to resume long-stalled nuclear talks.

Russia detains 161 North Korean fishermen in Sea of Japan

Russia detains 161 North Korean fishermen in Sea of Japan

Russia has detained 161 North Korean fishermen for fishing illegally in the Sea of Japan, the FSB security service said in a statement on Wednesday.

US puts sanctions on N.Korea hacking groups behind major thefts

US puts sanctions on N.Korea hacking groups behind major thefts

The US Treasury on Friday placed sanctions on three North Korea government-sponsored hacking operations which it said were behind the theft of possibly hundreds of millions of dollars

North Korea fires projectiles after saying it is ready for US talks

North Korea fires projectiles after saying it is ready for US talks

North Korea fired two short-range projectiles into the sea early Tuesday, South Korean media reported, just hours after the reclusive nation said it was ready for new talks with the US on its nuclear weapons programme.

North Korea says it is willing to resume nuclear talks with US in late September

North Korea says it is willing to resume nuclear talks with US in late September

North Korea said on Monday it was willing to restart nuclear talks with the United States in late September

Japan says North Korea developing warheads to penetrate missile defences

Japan says North Korea developing warheads to penetrate missile defences

Pyongyang appears to be developing warheads to penetrate a ballistic missile shield defending Japan, the country's defence chief said on Tuesday, pointing to the irregular trajectories of the latest missiles ...

North Korea's launches short-range missiles, complicating US attempts to restart talks

North Korea's launches short-range missiles, complicating US attempts to restart talks

North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the South Korean military said, the latest in a series of launches in recent weeks ...

US 'prepared to engage' with N. Korea in nuclear talks: envoy

US 'prepared to engage' with N. Korea in nuclear talks: envoy

The United States is ready to sit down with North Korea to resume long-awaited working-level nuclear talks, a US envoy said Wednesday.

North Korea says latest test was 'new weapon'

North Korea says latest test was 'new weapon'

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a ‘new weapon’ test, state media reported Sunday, the latest in a series of launches that US President Donald Trump has played down as Washington ...