Tag: North Korea
A second summit in Hanoi in February was broadly viewed as a failure.
Kim Yo-jong gives her condolences, and flowers, on her brother's behalf at a meeting with South Korean officials in the demilitarised zone.
The study says mounting pressure from the international community has forced North Korea to scale back public executions.
Murdered half-brother of North Korean dictator travelled to Malaysia in February 2017 to meet his CIA contact.
The report comes after rumours that Kim Jong-un carried out a massive punishment of officials responsible for the breakdown of the Trump summit.
There has been a series of conflicting reports over the past five days about shakeups in North Korea's team.
The resumption of major US-South Korea joint military exercises is not "necessary" despite stalled negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang, says Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan.
Some previous South Korean reports of North Korean purges and executions have later proved inaccurate.
North Korea accuses the United States of showing bad faith in negotiations by conducting nuclear and missile tests and military drills as part of an "evil ambition" to conquer North Korea by force.
The US State Department says North Korea’s entire weapons of mass destruction program violates UN Security Council resolutions.
North Koreans are bribing officials to survive in their isolated country where corruption is “endemic” and repression rife, the UN human rights office said.
North Korea has never recognised the legality of the resolutions barring its development and testing of ballistic missiles.
'I personally think that lots of good things will come with North Korea, I feel that. I may be right, I may be wrong, but I feel that,' Trump says.
The criticism contrasts with North Korea's repeated references to the good relationship between Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump.
Pregnant women sent back to North Korea are forced to undergo abortions without anesthetic.
North Korea wants its M/V Wise Honest ship back from the United States calling the United Nations to help in getting back their cargo ship.
From January to early May this year, North Korea only received 54.4 millimetres of rain or snow, the smallest amount since the same period in 1982.
The missile launches on Thursday consisted of multiple ballistic missiles that flew in excess of 300 km and landed in the ocean.
The US Justice Department said it took possession of the North Korea-registered bulk carrier M/V Wise Honest one year after it was detained in Indonesia.
North Korea was appearing at its Universal Periodic Review, a session during which nations face human rights scrutiny every five years.
UN rights investigators estimate between 80,000 to 120,000 people are in political detention camps in North Korea.
Saturday's drill was the first test of a ballistic missile by North Korea since it launched a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile in November 2017.
The US State Department estimates about 100,000 North Koreans are in political prison camps.
North Korea carried out weapons tests last Saturday, but it is unclear what type of missiles they fired.