A South Korean-born Sydney man was charged Sunday with acting as an economic agent for North Korea in Australia by allegedly attempting to broker sales worth tens of millions of dollars for Pyongyang that included components used in ballistic missiles.
North Korea's friends and enemies joined forces Friday in opposing its determination to be recognized as a nuclear weapons state and calling on leader Kim Jong Un to negotiate the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
America's top diplomat stepped back Friday from his offer of unconditional talks with North Korea, telling world powers the nuclear-armed nation must earn the right to negotiate with the United States.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's surprising diplomatic offer of unconditional talks with North Korea hinges on two big X factors: Does the North even want talks, and is U.S. President Donald Trump fully behind his top diplomat?
The UN political chief said Tuesday that senior North Korea officials told him during a four-day visit to the country last week 'that it was important to prevent war' over the country's rapidly advancing nuclear and ballistic missile programs.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday softened America's stance on possible talks with North Korea, calling it 'unrealistic' to expect the nuclear-armed country to come to the table ready to give up a weapons of mass destruction program that it invested so much in developing.