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North Korea threatens to kill nuclear talks over human rights sanctions

North Korea threatened to kill any progress toward denuclearization Sunday if the Trump administration continues to increase sanctions pressure and criticize human rights abuses by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s regime. In a biting statement [...]

Hard-Line U.S. Tactics Will ‘Block’ Path to Denuclearization, North Korea Warns

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea warned on Sunday that if the United States continued to escalate its sanctions and human rights campaign against the North, that approach could permanently shatter any chance of denuclearizing the [...]

North Korea Is Expanding Missile Base With Eye Toward U.S., Experts Warn

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea is expanding an important missile base that would be one of the most likely sites for deploying intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the United States, two experts on the North’s missile [...]

Ban Ki-moon urges N. Korea to take denuclearization steps

TOKYO (AP) – Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to take concrete steps toward complete denuclearization and gain the trust of the international community if he wants sanctions lifted. Ban [...]

IAEA calls on North Korea to re-admit nuclear inspectors

VIENNA (AP) – The head of the U.N.’s atomic watchdog is calling on North Korea to allow inspectors back in to monitor its nuclear program. Director General Yukiya Amano told the International Atomic Energy Agency on Thursday that Pyongyang [...]

North Korea Says It Has Tested ‘Ultramodern Tactical Weapon’

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has tested a new tactical weapon, the North’s official news media said on Friday, reporting that Kim Jong-un witnessed the event in his first publicized visit to a weapons test site since the country [...]

News Analysis: Diplomacy Appears Stalled With North Korea, Despite Trump’s Declarations

WASHINGTON — The goal of a diplomatic meeting set for Thursday seemed simple: Nail down a plan for a second summit between President Trump and the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un. But finalizing the meeting itself — between Mike [...]

North Korea #MeToo Voices: ‘They Consider Us Toys’

“Market guards or police officials would ask me to follow them to an empty room outside the market, or some other place they’d pick,” said a former trader in her 40s. “They consider us toys. We are at the mercy of men.” “Sometimes,” [...]

On North Korea, the South’s Leader Has One Key Point: Kim Jong-un Is Different

A central message in Mr. Moon’s diplomatic efforts is that Mr. Kim truly wants to be a great economic reformer for his country, as Deng Xiaoping was for China decades ago, and that the world must not miss the opportunity. Mr. Kim, he [...]

S. Korea walks back on possibly lifting sanctions on North

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – South Korea on Thursday walked back on a proposal to lift some of its unilateral sanctions against North Korea following President Donald Trump’s blunt retort that Seoul could “do nothing” without Washington’s [...]