Asia Pacific Nov 21, 2019

Kim turns down invitation from Moon to visit South Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un turned down an invitation by South Korean President Moon Jae-in to participate in a regional summit next week in the southern city of Busan, the country's state media said Thursday. A statement carried by Pyongyang's official Korean Central News ...

North Korea dismisses postponement of joint drills

Asia Pacific Nov 19, 2019

North Korea dismisses postponement of joint drills

The United States must end its joint exercises with Seoul "once and for all" to facilitate dialogue with Pyongyang, North Korea said Tuesday, just days after the allies postponed planned drills. The U.S. and South Korea said Sunday they would delay annual joint aerial exercises ...

North Korea's Kim Jong Un attends military air show

Asia Pacific Nov 16, 2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un attends military air show

North Korea on Saturday said leader Kim Jong Un attended a flight demonstration of military aircraft at an airfield on the country's eastern coast where he instructed combat pilots to acquire "great idea and tactics" against enemies "armed to the teeth." The report from Pyongyang's ...