FIFA president Gianni Infantino said he was “disappointed” after attending a historic but bizarre World Cup qualifier between North and South Korea that had empty stands and no live broadcast.
The long-awaited US-North Korea working-level talks collapsed last week because Washington and Pyongyang could not agree on the definition of “denuclearisation” and mutual concessions.
North and South Korea face each other in a World Cup qualifier this week for their first ever competitive men’s match in Pyongyang, while talks on the North’s nuclear arsenal remain deadlocked.
North Korea said Sunday it has “no intention” to continue nuclear talks unless the United States takes steps to end hostilities, a day after negotiations in Sweden broke down.
North Korea and the United States walked away on Saturday with opposing assessments of nuclear talks in Sweden, which Pyongyang said broke down but Washington called “good discussions.”
Amid the sanctions imposed by the hostile forces on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea gaining momentum, the country is reporting one successful event after another in its efforts to strengthen its defence capacity and build its-economy.
For the Party, people’s demands and opinions are the starting point.
North Korea said on Thursday it had successfully test-fired a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from the sea to contain external threats and bolster self-defence, ahead of fresh nuclear talks with the United States.
North Korea fires a missile a day after it announced the resumption of talks with US.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday proposed that the United Nations create an “international peace zone” to replace the peninsula’s divide, saying the idea would both reassure the North and inspire the world.
North Korea’s chief nuclear negotiator welcomed on Friday US President Donald Trump’s suggestion that a “new method” be used in talks on Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programs.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invites US President Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang in a letter sent in August.
The US Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three North Korean hacking groups it said were involved in the “WannaCry” ransomware attacks and hacking of international banks and customer accounts.
North Korea fired a new round of short-range projectiles on Tuesday, South Korean officials said, only hours after it signalled a new willingness to resume stalled denuclearisation talks with the United States.
North Korea has told the United Nations to cut the number of international staff it deploys in the country because the world body’s programs have failed “due to the politicization of UN assistance by hostile forces,” according to a letter seen by Reuters on Wednesday.
North Korea has lashed out at US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over his comments on Pyongyang’s “rogue behaviour” and warned its expectations for nuclear talks with Washington are “gradually disappearing”.
Kim Jong Un oversees the test of a “super-large multiple rocket launcher”: KCNA.
The United States and North Korea are expected to reopen denuclearisation talks soon and they will go well, a senior South Korean official said on Thursday, boosting hopes for progress in negotiations after a prolonged stalemate.
President Kim Il Sung (1912-1994) is the saviour of the Korean nation, who liberated his country from the Japanese military occupation.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday he was hopeful denuclearization talks would resume between North Korea and the United States soon, in spite of repeated North Korean missile tests and the lengthening delay in restarting the talks.
North Korea fired missiles into the sea off its east coast for the fourth time in less than two weeks, the South Korean military said on Tuesday, as Pyongyang protested that joint US-South Korea military drills violated diplomatic agreements.
North Korea fires two short-range missiles into the sea.
The three key actors in the Korean Peninsula crisis are demonstrating why a solution should be anchored in an international coalition and international institutions.
The United States looks set to break a promise not to hold military exercises with South Korea, putting talks aimed at getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons at risk, the North Korean Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.
South Korea and North Korea will face off in the second round of Asia’s qualifying tournament for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar after the draw was made on Wednesday.
North Korea to develop “special armaments” to destroy South’s F-35s.
N Korea complains after the US sent a letter urging countries to send back workers.
Bad, but not catastrophic — the most concise summary of the impact of international sanctions on North Korea’s economy. Understanding the reasons behind this assessment will explain why things are likely to remain this way for the foreseeable future.
Kim Jong Un and Trump agree at their meeting to push forward dialogue.
Trump is forthright. He is keen on and good at seeking attention and causing a sensation. Such methods applied to promoting peace and stability can produce great results and make certain breakthroughs.