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Directly governed city in Pyongan Province, North Korea

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Pyongyang: Directly governed city in Pyongan Province, North Korea
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.

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North Korea slams Bolton's 'dim-sighted' call for sign of denuclearization

North Korea has criticized U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton's "nonsense" call for Pyongyang to show that it’s serious about giving up its nuclear weapons, the second time it has criticized..
Reuters - Published

Cheap solar panels power consumer appliance boom in North Korea

Years after they first appeared in North Korea, increasingly cheap and available solar panels are giving a boost to consumer consumption and industry as Pyongyang tries to limit the impact of tough..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Pyongyang

North Korea Slams Bolton's 'Dim-Sighted' Call For Sign of Denuclearization [Video]North Korea Slams Bolton's 'Dim-Sighted' Call For Sign of Denuclearization

According to Reuters, North Korea has criticized U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton’s “nonsense” call for Pyongyang to show that it’s serious about giving up its nuclear weapons. U.S...

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Pompeo says he's staying, despite N. Korea demand [Video]Pompeo says he's staying, despite N. Korea demand

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday his diplomatic efforts will continue toward the goal of denuclearization of North Korea, a day after a North Korean official said it no longer wanted..

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Pyongyang's 'test' was 'not a ballistic missile' - Pentagon's Shanahan [Video]Pyongyang's 'test' was 'not a ballistic missile' - Pentagon's Shanahan

The Pentagon confirmed on Thursday that North Korea had conducted some kind of test or launch but appeared to play down concerns. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

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State Media Says North Korean Leader Oversaw New Tactical Weapon Test [Video]State Media Says North Korean Leader Oversaw New Tactical Weapon Test

According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, North Korea said that it no longer wanted US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to be involved with nuclear talks and suggested that he be replaced by someone..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:49Published

North Korea oversees test of new weapon -KCNA [Video]North Korea oversees test of new weapon -KCNA

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the testing of a new type of tactical guided weapon on Wednesday, according to state media Korean Central News Agency. Havovi Cooper reports.

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U.S. Special Representative For North Korea To Discuss Denuclearization In Moscow [Video]U.S. Special Representative For North Korea To Discuss Denuclearization In Moscow

According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, the United States State Department said in a statement that US Special Representative for North Korea, Stephen Biegun, will visit Moscow this week to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

North Korea holds mass rally to celebrate Kim's re-election [Video]North Korea holds mass rally to celebrate Kim's re-election

Thousands of people attended a rally in Pyongyang on Saturday to celebrate Kim Jong Un's re-election as Chairman of the State Affairs Commission. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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Kim gives Trump to the end of the year to become more flexible [Video]Kim gives Trump to the end of the year to become more flexible

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the breakdown in talks with the United States has raised the risks of reviving tensions, but he will only wait until the end of 2019 for the U.S. to change its..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:48Published

Trump says North Korea sanctions will stay in place [Video]Trump says North Korea sanctions will stay in place

U.S. President Donald Trump says he might be willing to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a third summit, but doesn't plan to lift sanctions on Pyongyang for now. He made the comments..

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Hundreds of foreigners race Pyongyang marathon [Video]Hundreds of foreigners race Pyongyang marathon

The Pyongyang marathon is seeing a bigger turnout amid easing tensions on the Korean peninsula. Jayson Albano reports.

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EXCLUSIVE: The document Trump gave to Kim in Hanoi [Video]EXCLUSIVE: The document Trump gave to Kim in Hanoi

On the day that their talks in Hanoi collapsed last month, U.S. President Donald Trump handed North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a piece of paper that included a blunt call for the transfer of Pyongyang's..

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South Korea says North is Almost Done With Rocket Site [Video]South Korea says North is Almost Done With Rocket Site

The claim comes a month after President Trump left a summit meeting without a deal.

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Dissident group claims North Korean embassy raid [Video]Dissident group claims North Korean embassy raid

A Spanish judge plans to request the extradition from the United States of members of a group he suspects of forcing their way into the North Korean embassy in Madrid and trying to persuade an official..

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U.S. military releases missile defense test video [Video]U.S. military releases missile defense test video

The U.S. military said it successfully tested a missile defense system to knock down an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile class target on Monday, demonstrating its ability to defend against ICBMs from..

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North Korea quits liaison office with South [Video]North Korea quits liaison office with South

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..

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Vacation in Pyonyang? French publisher prints first North Korea guide [Video]Vacation in Pyonyang? French publisher prints first North Korea guide

A French publisher has produced a rare guide to North Korea, highlighting its history, cultural wealth and beautiful landscapes but advising tourists not to take the politically sensitive book with..

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North Korea Says it May Suspend Nuclear Talks With U.S. [Video]North Korea Says it May Suspend Nuclear Talks With U.S.

​North Korea's vice foreign minister said the U.S. was being too strict with its denuclearization demands, and its refusal to ease any sanctions.

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Pompeo denies N. Korea's Pompeo denies N. Korea's "hostility" accusation

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denied on Friday North Korean claims that he and national security adviser John Bolton had created an atmosphere of hostility and mistrust at their recent nuclear..

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North Korea reconsiders nuclear talks, missile ban: reports [Video]North Korea reconsiders nuclear talks, missile ban: reports

After a failed summit in Hanoi, North Korea is considering suspending nuclear talks with the United States, according to news reports form the North's capital. Ryan Brooks reports.

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Malaysia rejects call to free woman accused of killing Kim Jong Un's half brother [Video]Malaysia rejects call to free woman accused of killing Kim Jong Un's half brother

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..

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North Korea Defies UN [Video]North Korea Defies UN

According to CNN, a UN report has found that North Korea has broken UN sanctions with a "massive" increase of oil imports and coal exports. The 400-page document released Monday by the UN Panel of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

U.S. Monitoring Rocket Site, But Claims Diplomacy With North Korea 'Very Much Alive' [Video]U.S. Monitoring Rocket Site, But Claims Diplomacy With North Korea 'Very Much Alive'

According to a report by Reuters, on Monday, the chief US envoy to North Korea said that 'diplomacy is still very much alive' with Pyongyang despite a rocky summit last month, however reassured that..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

Trump 'disappointed' by NK missile facility reports [Video]Trump 'disappointed' by NK missile facility reports

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..

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Spanish court returns stolen material to North Korea embassy: judicial source

Material stolen by intruders from the North Korean Embassy in Madrid in February has been returned by Spanish authorities to Pyongyang's mission without a review of the contents, a Spanish judicial..
Reuters - Published

U.S. diplomat for North Korea to discuss denuclearization with Russia

U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun will visit Moscow this week to discuss Pyongyang's denuclearization, the U.S. State Department said in a statement on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

North Korea shakes up leadership amid diplomacy, economic efforts: KCNA

North Korea named a new nominal head of state and a new premier, state media said on Friday, replacing the two senior leaders charged with representing Pyongyang in many international engagements and..
Reuters - Published

Trump, in talks with South Korea's Moon, says sanctions on North Korea to stay in place

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday expressed a willingness to hold a third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un but said in talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in that Washington..
Reuters - Published

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