The Group of Seven (G7) nations called for the “complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula” and commended the United States for ongoing “diplomatic efforts,” a communiqué issued from Cornwall in the United Kingdom revealed on Sunday. The G7 remarks were… Read More »G7 nations call for the ‘complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula’
The Group of Seven (G7) nations called for the “complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula” and commended the United States for ongoing “diplomatic efforts,” a communiqué issued from their summit in the United Kingdom revealed on Sunday. The G7 remarks… Read More »G7 nations call for the ‘complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula’
Three years ago today, then-U.S. President Donald Trump and DPRK Chairman Kim Jong Un met in an historic summit in Singapore and agreed, in a joint statement, to establish new bilateral relations and work toward the complete denuclearization of the… Read More »Rewinding to the Singapore Summit to move U.S.-DPRK relations forward
A veteran Japanese opposition lawmaker has proposed donating COVID-19 vaccines to North Korea in an effort to break the stalemate over the issue of Japanese citizens abducted by DPRK agents in the 1970s and 80s. Speaking in a special parliamentary… Read More »Japanese opposition lawmaker proposes donating COVID vaccines to North Korea
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday guided a meeting of top military officials and discussed ways to set forth “important tasks” regarding national defense, the country’s state media has reported. Kim reportedly said that the Korea People’s Army… Read More »Kim Jong Un stresses national defense in meeting with top military officials
President Joe Biden participates in a press conference with South Korean President Moon Jae-in Friday, May 21, 2021, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Cameron Smith) A summit meeting took place on May… Read More »As the Dust Settles, How Healthy is the ROK-US Alliance?
A last-ditch effort by South Korea to co-host the 2032 Olympic Games with North Korea appears to have failed, as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) officially proposed that Brisbane host the Summer Games that year. The decision, revealed Thursday, comes… Read More »South Korea fails in bid to co-host 2032 Summer Olympics with DPRK
The rules of North Korea’s Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) Party are among the most important codifications in the country, showing the overall direction of the Party on domestic and foreign affairs — and they were recently revised after five… Read More »Expert roundup: Is North Korea trying to look ‘normal’ through new Party rules?
Spanish authorities have not sought the extradition of any South Korean nationals involved in the 2019 raid of the North Korean Embassy in Madrid, a June-dated court document seen by NK News shows. That’s despite Madrid’s ongoing efforts to extradite… Read More »Spain not seeking extradition of South Koreans involved in DPRK embassy break-in
The following article is the second in a multipart series by Gareth Johnson of Young Pioneer Tours about being a North Korea tour guide. Views expressed in columns are exclusively the author’s own and do not represent those of NK… Read More »What it’s like to be a foreign tour guide in North Korea