North Korea rules out negotiations on nuclear weapons

/ Nov 18, 2017

North Korea rules out negotiations on nuclear weapons

North Korea on Friday ruled out negotiations with Washington as long as joint U.S-South Korea military exercises continue, and said that Pyongyang's atomic weapons program would remain as a deterrent against a U.S. nuclear threat. In an interview, Han Tae Song, North Korea's ambassador to ...

North Korea says China envoy stressed importance of better ties

/ Nov 18, 2017

North Korea says China envoy stressed importance of better ties

China's special envoy on North Korea met high-ranking North Korean official Choe Ryong Hae after he arrived in the capital, Pyongyang, the North's official Korean Central News Agency reported Saturday. Special representative Song Tao, the head of the ruling Communist Party's external affairs department, informed ...

North Korean soldier stable, but riddled with parasites

Nov 17, 2017

North Korean soldier stable, but riddled with parasites

A North Korean soldier shot multiple times while defecting to the South is in a stable condition but riddled with parasites that could complicate his chances of survival, his doctor said Thursday. The soldier dashed across the border at the Panmunjom truce village on Monday, ...