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.
A top South Korean official on Saturday said a U.S.-South Korean military exercise would go ahead as planned next month, denying Pyongyang's charges that holding it would breach an agreement made.. Reuters - Published
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration had made tremendous progress with North Korea and did not feel pressed to conclude a quick agreement with Pyongyang on denuclearization. Reuters - Published
Australian student Alek Sigley, who was released from North Korea last week, says that Pyongyang's allegation that he was spying was 'pretty obviously false', but also said he would not be returning to..
U.S. President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas on Sunday, shaking hands warmly and both expressing hopes for peace. Rough cut -..
According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, Chinese President Xi Jinping told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that he hopes North Korea and the United States can continue talking and make progress,..
Chinese President Xi Jinping visited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang. According to CNN, Jong Un invited Jinping 15 months ago when he visited Beijing. The visit is the first by a Chinese..
North Korea executes its special envoy to the U.S. as well as foreign ministry officials involved with talks between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump in February. A South Korean newspaper had the report,..
According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, when asked about recent North Korean missile launches, a US State Department spokeswoman said that Pyongyang's entire weapons of mass destruction program..
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he hoped both North Korea and the United States could "be a little more creative" as the two sides push to restart talks aimed at ending Pyongyang's.. Reuters - Published