North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says he seeks “bigger outcome at a faster pace” in a three-day summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Pyongyang than the two leaders of the Korean Peninsula have achieved so far.
North Korea has relaunched the "Mass Games" titled "the Glorious Country" that involves a formation of glowing drones, lasers and stadium-sized gymnastics shows to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the country's founding.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says he will not take any unilateral steps towards the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and is instead awaiting a US response to the measures Pyongyang has already taken, a senior Russian official who met him this weekend says.
Thousands of North Korean troops followed by artillery and tanks paraded through Pyongyang Sunday as the country celebrated its 70th birthday, but it refrained from displaying the intercontinental ballistic missiles.
Severe flooding in North Korea has killed at least 76 people with nearly the same number missing and thousands left homeless by the destruction, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said on Thursday.
South Korea will send special envoys to North Korea’s capital, Pyongyang, on Wednesday to discuss the details of next month’s summit between the leaders of the two countries, a presidential spokesman says.
North Korean officials have warned in a letter to the United States that denuclearization talks were “again at stake and may fall apart,” CNN reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
North Korea's state media on Sunday accused the United States of "double-dealing" and "hatching a criminal plot" against Pyongyang, after Washington abruptly canceled a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.