Map. History of Koreas conflict

20 February 2018
U.S. man who was freed from North Korea with the help of former President Jimmy Carter has died after he was found on fire in a field in San Diego; believed to be a suicide or accident - police
@POTUS: “We’re talking about North Korea. We had a call that lasted almost and hour and half.” He added also spoke with Putin about Ukraine.
White House releases readout of hour-long call between President Trump and President Putin
"As North Korea continues to threaten international peace and security, we are steadfast in our determination to maximize economic pressure to isolate it from outside sources of trade and revenue while exposing its evasive tactics." - @USTreasury Secretary Mnuchin
New U.S. Treasury designations on North Korea include impressive photos – captured by drone? satellite? – of ship-to-ship transfers taking place
US announces new sanctions on North Korean shipping firms, China trading companies, in push to isolate North Korea
3 month ago
Russian statement says Trump and Putin discussed ways to preserve the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of Syria in pursuit of a political settlement. Leaders also discussed North Korea, Ukraine and Afghanistan
U.S. slaps sanctions on Chinese individual, entities over North Korea
Putin - Trump phone call lasts about an hour, discussed Syria, Iran, North Korea and Ukraine
3 month ago
Kremlin aide tells Interfax agency Russian President Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump will discuss North Korea in talks via phone later
3 month ago
South Korean FM arrives in Beijing to fine-tune preparations for summit
3 month ago
South Korean PM stresses trust building, grassroots exchange with Vietnam
3 month ago
KCNA: "The south Korean authorities is nicknamed as 'poodle' of Trump as it yields to the U.S. and creeps around the U.S. legs."
3 month ago
KCNA: "Trump is letting out such lunatic outbursts as 'total destruction of north', 'annihilation', 'calm before storm', thereby maximizing the stand-off with the DPRK. An aim lurking behind this is to make munitions monopolies rake up profits and make a bundle of money."
3 month ago
13 injured on Ilsan Bridge
3 month ago
Man, woman found dead in Busan studio apartment
3 month ago
South Korea's foreign minister asks for UNHCR efforts to help North Korea defectors
3 month ago
South Korea, U.S. agree to make public non-confidential info related to United States Forces Korea
China says hopes all parties can resolve North Korea issue peacefully after US puts North Korea back on list of state sponsors of terrorism
3 month ago
KCNA: "The army and people of the DPRK regard the dignity of their supreme leadership dearer than their own lives, and they show no mercy to anyone attempting to hurt it in the least."
3 month ago
KCNA: "Trump is a heinous criminal who should be sternly punished at the DPRK's court and at the court of justice and human conscience."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The hideous crimes committed by the lunatic president of the U.S. are a blatant challenge to the dignity of the supreme leadership of the DPRK, a wanton violation of its sovereignty and a vicious insult to the genuine life of the Korean people."
South Korea and Japan say listing North Korea as terror sponsor will pressure Pyongyang to denuclearize3 month ago
South Korea and Japan say listing North Korea as terror sponsor will pressure Pyongyang to denuclearize
Xi Jinping's special envoy returns from Pyongyang—but maybe without a meeting with Kim Jong Un.
3 month ago
KCNA: "He noted that the handsome and attractive five ton-trucks of our style…proved that the hostile forces' desperate efforts to block the advance of the DPRK make the indomitable spirit of the Korean workers stronger."
3 month ago
KCNA: "He personally drove a truck to learn in detail about its performance and technical specifications."
3 month ago
KCNA: "Watching with a bright smile on his face trucks standing in rows full in the broad park, he said they were trucks of Juche Korea manufactured by our workers…and he was encouraged and satisfied to see the trucks, extending militant greetings to the workers of the complex."
3 month ago
KCNA: "Respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un gave field guidance to the Sungri Motor Complex which successfully carried out the task for…displaying the revolutionary spirit of self-reliance."
"The priority of the administration is to protect Americans." — @PressSec on @POTUS designating North Korea a state sponsor of terror
Tillerson: "North Koreans have demonstrated in the past they have an enormous capacity to withstand a lot. They'll make their people pay."
Tillerson: “We still hope for diplomacy” with North Korea
Sec. Tillerson says assassination of Kim Jong Un's estranged half-brother in Malaysia "was a significant event that caused us to really begin to look carefully" at what else North Korea might have been doing.
“People of North Korea already live under enormously difficult conditions.” - Tilllerson
US not running out of diplomatic options in regards to DPRK, according to Tilllerson.
Tillerson agrees the designation of NK as state sponsor of terrorism is "very symbolic" but underscores NK as a "rogue" and "brutal" government. Says it makes a strong statement but that the "practical effects may be limited."
3 month ago
“They’ll make their people pay.” - Tillerson on NK
Indications that fuel supplies in DPRK “are quite tight.” - Tillerson
DPRK puts little value on human life, says Tillerson.
More DPRK entitles to be sanctioned by @USTreasury tomorrow, confirms Tillerson.
China has assured the US that it’s observing all sanctions on DPRK, according to Tillerson.
Sec. Tillerson on lack of missile tests by Kim Jong Un and North Korea. "We're hopeful that he continues this quiet period."
“This willl close a few additional loopholes off.” - Tillerson
"We still hope for diplomacy," Sec. Tillerson says of North Korea after President Trump's re-designation of nation as state sponsor of terror.
“It is having a significant effect on North Korea.” - Tillerson
“This is a process that started actually several months ago.” -Tillerson on NK
Tillerson says use of chemical weapons was factor in designating North Korea as state sponsor of terrorism
Tillerson acknowledges that North Korea had previously been designated a State Sponsor of Terrorism in 1998, but that was lifted in 2008 as as part of effort to negotiate an end to its nuclear program. “That obviously failed," he conceded."
“Peaceful pressure campaign” on DPRK as Tillerson calls it, is same as what @POTUS calls “maximum pressure campaign.”
Trump declares North Korea a state sponsor of terror
@StateDept on re-designating DPRK as State Sponsor of Terrorism: the designation subjects DPRK to sanctions that penalize persons and countries engaging in certain trade with the DPRK, restrict U.S. foreign assistance, ban defense exports and sales
Department of State:[email protected]: Today, the United States is designating North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: I strongly support this decision, which is an important step in holding North Korea accountable for its wide range of destabilizing activities.
[email protected]: "The North Korean government must be lawful, it must end its unlawful nuclear ballistic missile development."
3 month ago
[email protected]: "The treasury department will be announcing an additional sanction and a very large one on North Korea."
Pres Trump says North Korea supports acts of international terrorism - including assassinations on foreign soil. He recalls the brutal treatment given Otto Warmbier, a 22-year old American held 17-months by North Korea who died shortly after his release in June.
3 month ago
[email protected]: "Today the United States is designating North Korea as a state sponsor of militants."
DPRK a "murderous government" and "the highest level of sanctions" to be imposed on North Korea, says @POTUS.
"It should have happened years ago," says @POTUS announcing DPRK now back on the list, noting North Korea's assassinations on "foreign soil."
At start of Cabinet Meeting, Pres Trump announces designation of North Korea as state sponsor of terrorism. Joins Iran, Sudan and Syria as nations so designated by US.
U.S. President Donald Trump has announced his intent to declare North Korea a state sponsor of terror
North Korean foreign minister heads to Cuba
3 month ago
North Korean women suffer discrimination, rape, malnutrition: U.N.
China silent on Kim talks as Xi’s envoy leaves North Korea
The ruling parties of China and DPRK pledged to strengthen inter-party exchanges and coordination, and push forward relations between the two countries during a Chinese envoy's visit to Pyongyang
Chinese envoy wraps up North Korea trip after meetings
3 month ago
2 top North Korean military officers punished: Seoul
3 month ago
South Korea fails to meet obligations of military intelligence sharing deal with Japan
3 month ago
China's special envoy to North Korea returns to Beijing
China's special envoy Song Tao ended visit to Pyongyang on Mon after meeting and discussing outcome of CPC’s 19th National Congress with officials of DPRK’s ruling party
Highly pathogenic avian flu found in wild bird dropping in southern South Korea
3 month ago
Wounded North Korean soldier breathes spontaneously on own: officials
South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha will visit China from November 21 to 23, and both sides will exchange views on issues of common concern
3 month ago
North Korea likely to launch ballistic missile before year-end: spy agency
3 month ago
KCNA: "Japan's crazy ride on a militarist chariot will only make it fall into a pitfall of ruin."
3 month ago
KCNA: "Japan itself will not be safe once a war breaks out on the Korean peninsula. Everything of Japan to be involved in the war may disappear at once together with the U.S. military bases in Japan."
3 month ago
KCNA: "Although over seven decades have passed since Japan's defeat, the Japan militarists' wild ambition has never changed but is being revived by their descendents."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The Japanese reactionaries, buckling down to realizing their wild ambition for launching an overseas invasion, have gone beyond the red line in their risky military moves."
3 month ago
South Korea fears further missile advances by North this year in threat to U.S.
North Korea conducts rare inspection of key military organ: spy agency
North Korea lashes out at Trump in latest message, calling him a "mentally deranged money-grabber" and adding that the U.S. is on the "road to hell" - KCNA
3 month ago
President vows full support for quake victims
3 month ago
Yonhap: South Korea spy agency: a lot of vehicle activity at North Korea's missile test facilities, N.Korea also has conducted an engine test
3 month ago
Lee Young-ae donates 106 mln won for Pohang, Iran quake victims
3 month ago
KCNA: "Those who challenge the dignity of the supreme leadership of the DPRK and its social system can never find their place to live under this sky. Rabid dog Trump will certainly be made to pay dearly for his hideous crime."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The mentally deranged money-grabber dared point his finger at the sun. This has made him the criminal who is sentenced to death by the army and people of the DPRK."
3 month ago
KCNA: "Trump must clearly understand that his rubbish is leading the U.S., to say nothing of himself, to irretrievable road to the hell, the commentary says, and goes on: It is a stark reality that the old and ailing U.S. is heading toward the hell."
3 month ago
KCNA: "A commentary of Rodong Sinmun Monday says an insult to the dignity of the supreme leadership of the DPRK is the biggest insult to its army and people and an intolerable challenge to human mentality and conscience."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The U.S.…amassing war hardware in the waters off the Korean peninsula and hurling its vassal forces including south Korea into the largest-ever joint naval exercises proves that the U.S. bellicose attempt to bring down the DPRK by force has gone beyond the danger line."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The guests paid tribute to President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il before their statues. They paid homage to the great leaders in the halls where they lie in state."
3 month ago
KCNA: "Song Tao, head of the International Liaison Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China who is a special envoy of Xi Jinping, general secretary of the C.C., CPC, and his party visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun on Sunday."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The participants observed a moment's silence in memory of the dead of the Chinese People's Volunteers before going round the tower."
3 month ago
KCNA: "Song Tao, head of the International Liaison Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) who is a special envoy of Xi Jinping, general secretary of the C.C., CPC, laid a floral basket at the Friendship Tower on Sunday."
7 month ago
The Japanese government has created a nationwide television broadcast advising civilians on how to protect themselves in the event of a North Korean missile attack.