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N.Korea suspends foreign tourism over coronavirus fears

N.Korea suspends foreign tourism over coronavirus fears

Several foreign tour operators said North Korea will ban foreign tourists starting Wednesday due to the spread of a new coronavirus in China, which has killed nine people and spread to several countries.

Korean projects could help ease sanctions on North -S.Korea's Moon

Korean projects could help ease sanctions on North -S.Korea's Moon

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday it was too early to be pessimistic about stalled denuclearisation dialogue between the United States and North Korea

North Korea ends test moratoriums, threatens 'new' weapon

North Korea ends test moratoriums, threatens 'new' weapon

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has declared an end to moratoriums on nuclear and intercontinental ballistic missile tests and threatened a demonstration of a "new strategic weapon" soon.

Japan police find human remains in boat suspected from North Korea

Japan police find human remains in boat suspected from North Korea

Japanese police found the remains of at least five people in a wooden boat suspected to be from North Korea on the coast of one of Japan's outlying islands on Saturday, a Coast Guard official said.

US ready to deal with any North Korean 'Christmas gift' -Trump

US ready to deal with any North Korean 'Christmas gift' -Trump

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday brushed off North Korea's warning of a "Christmas gift", saying the United States would "deal with it very successfully,"

Stalled talks with US not good for North Korea, South Korea tells China

Stalled talks with US not good for North Korea, South Korea tells China

Stalled denuclearisation talks and a recent flare-up in tension between the United States and North Korea are not beneficial for Pyongyang ...

US envoy meets second senior China diplomat as N.Korea tensions rise

US envoy meets second senior China diplomat as N.Korea tensions rise

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng met US special envoy for North Korea Stephen Biegun on Friday, China's foreign ministry said

North Korea conducts new test at rocket site, aims to 'overpower US nuclear threats'

North Korea conducts new test at rocket site, aims to 'overpower US nuclear threats'

North Korea said it had successfully conducted another test at a satellite launch site, the latest in a string of developments aimed at ‘restraining and overpowering the nuclear threat of the US’ ...

North Korea carries out ‘very important’ test at once-dismantled launch site: KCNA

North Korea carries out ‘very important’ test at once-dismantled launch site: KCNA

North Korea has carried out a ‘very important’ test at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media KCNA reported on Sunday, a rocket testing ground that US officials once said North Korea had promised to close.

Trump continues to hope for dialogue with North Korea

Trump continues to hope for dialogue with North Korea

Given the lack of progress in talks on North Korea's nuclear weapons programme, US President Donald Trump has consulted with South Korean President Moon Jae In.

Trump, South Korea's Moon discuss trying to maintain talks with North Korea

Trump, South Korea's Moon discuss trying to maintain talks with North Korea

US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a half-hour phone discussion on ways to maintain diplomacy with North Korea, Seoul said on Saturday ...

Eleven North Korean defectors detained in Vietnam, fate uncertain

Eleven North Korean defectors detained in Vietnam, fate uncertain

Eleven North Koreans seeking to defect to South Korea have been detained in Vietnam since Nov. 23, and are requesting