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US rolls out more sanctions after North Korea missile tests

March 12, 2022 12:00 pm

North Korea's neighbours detected two ballistic launches last week. North Korea later said it was testing cameras and other systems to be installed on a spy satellite but didn't disclose what missiles or rockets it used.

North Korea accuses US of 'provocation' amid sanctions

January 14, 2022 8:36 pm

North Korea defended itself and its missile tests after US imposed sanctions, calling it a 'provocation'.

Kim Jong Un's sister derides US official, dismisses chances for talks

June 22, 2021 6:15 pm

Kim Yo Jong’s blunt statement indicates that the diplomatic impasse over North Korea’s nuclear program is likely to continue unless the North suffers greater pandemic-related economic difficulties and needs urgent outside assistance, some experts said.

North Korea's Kim says to prepare for 'both dialogue and confrontation' with US

June 18, 2021 8:27 am

Kim had made a detailed analysis of the policy of the administration of U.S. President Joe Biden towards Pyongyang and laid out "appropriate strategic and tactical counteraction" with the United States, KCNA said.

At first solo news conference, Biden says he plans to run again, defends US-Mexico border policy

March 26, 2021 12:58 am

Biden set a new goal of administering 200 million vaccination shots against COVID-19 in the US in his first 100 days in office, warned North Korea of consequences for launching two ballistic missiles on Thursday, and sought to bring down the tone of rhetoric with China.

'Our biggest enemy': North Korea's Kim says US policy doesn't change with presidents

January 09, 2021 11:02 am

"No matter who is in power in the US, the true nature of the US and its fundamental policies towards North Korea never change," Kim said, vowing to expand ties with "anti-imperialist, independent forces" and calling for expanded nuclear capabilities.

North Korea rejects talks ahead of US envoy’s arrival in Seoul

July 07, 2020 9:18 am

North Korea said on Tuesday it has no intention to sit down with the United States and a senior official also ridiculed South Korea’s "nonsensical" calls for revived negotiations.

N.Korea says no need to sit down with US for talks

July 04, 2020 12:29 pm

“We do not feel any need to sit face to face with the U.S., as it does not consider the DPRK-U.S. dialogue as nothing more than a tool for grappling its political crisis,” Choe said in a statement carried by state-run KCNA news agency.

Trump thinks report was incorrect on illness of North Korea's Kim Jong Un

April 25, 2020 1:06 pm

U.S. officials acknowledge Kim does have a history of health problems and is overweight, and say that this does at least raise a credible possibility he has suffered some kind of health crisis, the source said.

North Korea fires 3 unidentified projectiles, says S Korea's military

March 09, 2020 6:56 am

Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement it has detected the three launches made from a town in the North's South Hamgyong province.