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US Envoy Urges North Korea To Stop Tests, Engage In Talks

Oct 24, 2021 Deutsche Welle

A US envoy said North Korea's recent weapon tests were "concerning and counterproductive." Last week, the isolated nation carried out tests of a new type of ballistic missile launched from submarines.

Kim Jong Un Keen To Restore Ties With South Korea; Slams US

Sep 30, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

North Korea ledaer Kim Jong Un's statement is an apparent effort to drive a wedge between Seoul and Washington as he wants South Korea to help him win relief from crippling U.S.-led economic sanctions.

Joe Biden's Special Envoy Urges North Korea To Return To Talks

Sung Kim's visit to Seoul comes amid declining expectations for a quick resumption of talks and new tensions over ongoing U.S.-South Korean military exercises.

North Korea Conducts Short-Range Missile Test After Kim Jong-Un's Sister Threatens US, South Korea

Mar 24, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

North Korea has ignored offers from the new Biden administration to resume negotiations between the two countries.

North Korea Unveils New Ballistic Missile, Weapons At Military Parade

The weapons included the North's biggest-yet ICBM, which was mounted on an 11-axel launch vehicle that was also seen for the first time, and a presumptive new solid-fuel weapon designed to be fired from submarines.

12 December, 2019

US Warns North Korea Of Consequences If It Acts On 'Christmas Gift' Threat


US ambassador tells UN security council it must ‘act accordingly’ if the regime does not turn away from hostility and threats.

27 August, 2019

Trump Claims Melania Has 'Gotten To Know' Kim Jong Un, White House Issues Clarification


The White House is clarifying comments made by President Donald Trump during a news conference in France.

25 August, 2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Oversaw Test Of 'Super-large Multiple Rocket Launcher': KCNA


Kim said the "newly developed" system was a "great weapon," and expressed "high appreciation" for the scientists who had designed and built it, the country's official Korean Central News Agency said.

17 August, 2019

North Korea's Leader Kim Jong Un Supervises 'New Weapon' Launch Test Again: State Media


Defence officials in Seoul said Pyongyang fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles Friday, that flew some 230 kilometres (140 miles) before splashing down in the sea between the Korean peninsula and Japan.

30 June, 2019

Donald Trump Shakes Hands With Kim Jong Un In Demilitarized Zone, Walks Into North Korea

Outlook Web Bureau

In a historic moment, Trump walked across the concrete blocks dividing North and South Korean territory in the Demilitarized Zone that divides the peninsula.

31 May, 2019

North Korea Executes Officials Following Failed Trump Summit: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

Kim Hyok Chol, who laid the groundwork for the Hanoi meeting and accompanied Kim on his private train, was executed by firing squad for ‘betraying the supreme leader’ after he was turned by the US.


17 April, 2019

Pyongyang May Be Reprocessing Radioactive Material, Says US Think Tank

Outlook Web Bureau

The Center for Strategic and International Studies said, that the satellite imagery of the Yongbyon nuclear site on April 12 showed five railcars near its uranium enrichment facility and radiochemistry laboratory.

12 April, 2019

US President Donald Trump Open To Third Meeting With North Korea's Kim Jong-Un

Outlook Web Bureau

Speaking before an Oval Office meeting with South Korean President, Moon Jae-in on Thursday, Trump also opened the door to a series of smaller deals with North Korea.

27 February, 2019

Donald Trump Says 'Awesome' Future For North Korea If It Denuclearizes

Outlook Web Bureau

Trump and Kim are due to meet for one-on-one talks, then dinner, in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi, followed by more talks Thursday.

26 February, 2019

North Korea's Kim Arrives In Vietnam For Nuclear Summit With Donald Trump

Outlook Web Bureau

Following a historic first meeting in Singapore in June that produced a vaguely worded statement about Kim's nuclear arsenal, analysts say the second summit in Vietnam's capital Hanoi must this time put substance ahead of bonhomie.

25 February, 2019

Kim Jong-un Impersonator Deported From Vietnam, Kisses Trump Impersonator Goodbye

Outlook Web Bureau

An impersonator of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un on Monday said Vietnamese authorities were deporting him from the country, just 24 hours before Pyongyang's leader was expected to arrive here ahead of his summit with US President Donald Trump.

23 February, 2019

Trump, Kim Impersonators Stage 'Meeting' In Hanoi

Outlook Web Bureau

The pair appeared with black-clad security guards at Hanoi's Metropole hotel and Opera House earlier in the day, where they were swarmed by press.


22 February, 2019

Hit With Food Crisis, North Korea Issues Appeal For Help Ahead Of Trump-Kim Meet

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the UN estimates, 10.3 million people - almost half of North Korea's population - were in need of food due to a sharp drop in crop production.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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