N.Korea "declines" S.Korea media for nuclear site event; China urges "stability"

By Heekyong Yang SEOUL | Friday, May 18 2018 IST

North Korea has declined to accept a list of South Korean journalists hoping to observe the closure of its nuclear test site, South Korea said on Friday, raising new questions about the North's commit

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Libya-model not to be repeated on N.Korea: Trump

Washington |Friday, 2018 9:15:00 AM IST

US President Donald Trump has ruled out the use of the so-called "Libya model" in efforts to pursue denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula, media reported.

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N.Korea urges South to stop military drills with US

Pyongyang |Friday, 2018 7:45:00 AM IST

North Korea has urged South Korea to stop its joint military drills with the US and stop using northern defectors to attack Pyongyang, so that inter-Korean talks could be resumed.

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S.Korea to play "mediator" to resolve N.Korea-U.S. summit doubts - official

By Joyce Lee SEOUL | Thursday, May 17 2018 IST

South Korea said on Thursday it would seek to mediate between the United States and North Korea after Pyongyang threatened to pull out of an unprecedented summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and Pre

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N.Korea casts doubt on Trump summit, suspends talks with South

* N.Korea says U.S.-S.Korea drills threaten prospects for summit * W.House says no information from N.Korea about cancelling summit * N.Korea cancels planned meeting with S.Korea at DMZ (Adds detail from KCNA report | Wednesday, May 16 2018 IST

North Korea on Wednesday threw into question an unprecedented summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump scheduled for next month, denouncing military exercises between Sout

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N.Korea threatens to cancel Trump summit (Lead)

Pyongyang |Wednesday, 2018 9:45:00 AM IST

North Korea on Wednesday said it may reconsider attending a summit with US President Donald Trump if Washington unilaterally insists Pyongyang gives up nuclear weapons, media said.

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N.Korea to suspend talks with Seoul over drills with US

Pyongyang |Wednesday, 2018 7:45:00 AM IST

In view of recent "provocative" acts such as the South Korea-US joint military exercises, North Korea has no choice but to suspend high-level talks with Seoul, KCNA news agency said on Wednesday.

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N.Korea suspends talks with South, threatens to nix US summit (Third Lead)

Seoul |Wednesday, 2018 2:15:01 PM IST

North Korea abruptly announced a suspension of high-level inter-Korean talks scheduled for Wednesday, citing ongoing US-South Korean military drills and also threatened to pull out of a summit with US

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Japan eyes economic ties with N.Korea if nuclear, missile and abduction issues are resolved

TOKYO | Tuesday, May 15 2018 IST

Japanese Trade Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday he saw room for economic cooperation with North Korea once differences over its nuclear and missile programmes, along with the issue of the abdu

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N.Korea dismantling nuclear test site: Satellite images

Seoul |Tuesday, 2018 1:15:00 PM IST

North Korea has started to dismantle its nuclear test site, which it had pledged to close down after the inter-Korean summit on April 27, according to media reports on Tuesday.

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US vows to provide security assurance to N.Korea's Kim

Washington |Monday, 2018 8:15:00 AM IST

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday the US will provide security assurance to North Korea's top leader Kim Jong Un, if the country could achieve denuclearisation.

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