South Korean President Moon Jae-in said he could seek exemptions of UN sanctions placed on North Korea to bring about improved inter-Korean relations that he believes would help restart nuclear negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington.
South Korea has said it conveyed a message from US President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wishing him a happy birthday, which is believed to be on January 8.
North Korea has released footage of Kim Jong Un’s recent horseback ride around the historic Mount Paektu volcanic peak.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, expressing deep frustration over stalled nuclear talks, warned of unspecified “shocking” action and said his country will soon reveal a new “strategic weapon” to the world as its bolsters its nuclear deterrent in face of “gangster-like” US pressure.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called for active “diplomatic and military counter-measures” to preserve the country’s security.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for his military and diplomats to prepare unspecified “offensive measures” to protect the country’s security and sovereignty, the North’s state media said.
Several bodies have been found on board a boat suspected of being from North Korea which was discovered on a small island in northern Japan.
US president Donald Trump has said that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may be planning to give him “a nice present” such as a “beautiful vase” for Christmas rather than a missile launch.
Kim Jong Un has convened a key ruling party meeting to decide on steps to bolster North Korea’s military capability.
A senior US diplomat has urged North Korea to return to the negotiating table immediately to complete stalled nuclear talks.
North Korea has insulted US President Donald Trump, calling him a “heedless and erratic old man”.