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North Korea changes tack and tells US: Let’s talk

This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on June 10, 2013 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) inspecting the Pyongyang international football school in Pyongyang.   AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS

After months of threatening to wage a nuclear war, North Korea did an about-face Sunday and issued a surprise proposal to the United States, its No. 1 enemy: Let’s talk.

Posted: June 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

N. Korea says it has detained a US citizen

North Korean students sing a patriotic song on a street in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, September 24, 2012. AP/Vincent Yu

North Korea said Friday that an American citizen has been detained after confessing to unspecified crimes, confirming news reports about his arrest at a time when Pyongyang is facing criticism from Washington for launching a long-range rocket last week.

Posted: December 22nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

North Korea considers delaying rocket launch


North Korea may postpone the controversial launch of a long-range rocket that had been slated for liftoff as early as Monday, North Korean state media said Sunday.

Posted: December 9th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Rocket in position at launch pad in North Korean satellite station

North Korea's Unha-3 rocket. AP

North Korean space officials have moved all three stages of a long-range rocket into position for a controversial launch, vowing to push ahead with their plan in defiance of international warnings against violating a ban on missile activity.

Posted: April 9th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »