Pyongyang, P'yŏngyang or Pyeongyang, is the capital and largest city of North Korea. Pyongyang is located on the Taedong River about 109 kilometres (68 mi) upstream from its mouth on the Yellow Sea. According to the 2008 population census, it has a population of 3,255,288. The city was split from the South Pyongan province in 1946. It is administered as a directly-administered city with equal status to provinces, the same as special cities in South Korea, including Seoul.
The U.S. government has named a Russian ship on a list of vessels suspected of providing fuel to Pyongyang, a month after Reuters reported the same ship violated sanctions by carrying out a clandestine.. Reuters - Published
Two senior U.S. senators called on Monday for the Trump administration to correct a slowing pace of U.S. sanctions designations on North Korea, saying there had been a marked decline in the past year.. Reuters - Published
North Korea has pulled out of a liaison office with the South, in a major setback for Seoul, just hours after the United States imposed the first new sanctions on the North since the second U.S.-North..
The woman accused of killing Kim Jong Un's half brother in 2017 will resume trial in April after calls to release her were rejected by Malaysia's attorney-general. The second woman accused in the case..
U.S. President Donald Trump said he was disappointed on Thursday by reports that North Korea had resumed activity at a factory that produced Pyongyang's first intercontinental ballistic missile capable..
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he was hopeful the United States would send a delegation to North Korea in the coming weeks, after a summit between President Donald Trump and North..
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a meeting with farmers in Iowa on Monday said, despite not reaching an agreement with North Korea during peace talks in Hanoi, he was "hopeful" that he'd have a..
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The current US-North Korea situation is something which has evolved far beyond anyone’s imagination. In just a few short months, US President Donald Trump u-turned on barbed.. One News Page Staff - Published
The United States is hopeful that it can continue to hold denuclearization talks with North Korea, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday following reports that a top Pyongyang official had.. Reuters - Published