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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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U.S.-South Korean military exercise to proceed: top South Korean official

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

Trump says U.S. has made progress with North Korea

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

Videos for Pyongyang

No Comment of the Week: French hay sculptures, Pyongyang ceremony, US football celebrations [Video]No Comment of the Week: French hay sculptures, Pyongyang ceremony, US football celebrations

The 8th edition of the annual contest for sculptures in hay and straw ended on Sunday in the French Alps. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un commemorated the 25th anniversary of the founder of the..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Freed Australian denies North Korean spy charges [Video]Freed Australian denies North Korean spy charges

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..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:15Published

North Korea bows in respect of founder's death [Video]North Korea bows in respect of founder's death

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited his grandfather Kim Il Sung's mausoleum on Monday (July 8) to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the founder of the reclusive communist country's death. No..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:54Published

Don't return to North Korea, Australia warns student [Video]Don't return to North Korea, Australia warns student

After assuring the safe return to Tokyo of Alek Sigley, an Australian student studying in North Korea and who had been unreachable for days in Pyongyang, Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton warns him..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:51Published

N Korea says US 'hell-bent' on sanctions despite seeking dialogue [Video]N Korea says US 'hell-bent' on sanctions despite seeking dialogue

Pyongyang slams 'hostile acts' by the US after Washington called on UN members to implement sanctions on the North.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:54Published

Morrison confirms return of student missing in N. Korea [Video]Morrison confirms return of student missing in N. Korea

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Australian student Alek Sigley, who had gone missing in North Korea, is now safe. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:50Published

Special Swedish envoy arrives in North Korea [Video]Special Swedish envoy arrives in North Korea

South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reports the trip is assumed to be tied to missing Australian student Alex Sigley, who has not been heard from for several in North Korea. Rough cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:47Published

Trump meets Kim, becomes first president to cross DMZ [Video]Trump meets Kim, becomes first president to cross DMZ

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 -..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:50Published

Tirana mayor warns against Albania being 'the Pyongyang of Europe' [Video]Tirana mayor warns against Albania being 'the Pyongyang of Europe'

The country had been scheduled to go to the polls this weekend, but several of the largest opposition parties announced they would boycott the vote, unhappy with recent judicial reforms.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 04:54Published

China Says North Korea Is Committed To Denuclearization [Video]China Says North Korea Is Committed To Denuclearization

Reuters reports Chinese President Xi Jinping told South Korean President Moon Jae-in that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s commitment to denuclearization remained unchanged. Xi also said the North..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:30Published

Don't Be A Stranger: China's President Xi Winds Up N. Korea Visit, First In 14 Years [Video]Don't Be A Stranger: China's President Xi Winds Up N. Korea Visit, First In 14 Years

Following a two day visit, Chinese state media reported that China’s President Xi Jinping has departed North Korea. According to Reuters, Xi’s visit was the first to the reclusive nation by a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un hold summit in Pyongyang [Video]Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un hold summit in Pyongyang

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's Xi Jinping meet in Pyongyang on Thursday for a summit, as tensions flare between the US and North Korea over efforts to get the North to stop its nuclear..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:29Published

Chinese and North Korean Work On Relationship Between Countries [Video]Chinese and North Korean Work On Relationship Between Countries

On Friday North Korean state media said that leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed that amid “serious and complicated” international affairs, developing North Korea and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

China's Xi Expresses Hope For Continued Talks Between North Korea & U.S. [Video]China's Xi Expresses Hope For Continued Talks Between North Korea & U.S.

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,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

China's Xi meets North Korea's King Jung Un [Video]China's Xi meets North Korea's King Jung Un

Nuclear and economic issues to top agenda as Xi Jinping visits Pyongyang ahead of his meeting with US President Trump.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:36Published

Xi Jinping First Chinese President In 14 Years To Meet With North Korean Leader [Video]Xi Jinping First Chinese President In 14 Years To Meet With North Korean Leader

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Trump To Kim Jong Un: Won't Let The CIA Spy On North Korea [Video]Trump To Kim Jong Un: Won't Let The CIA Spy On North Korea

President Donald Trump has again sided with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying on Tuesday that he would not allow the CIA to spy on Pyongyang while he's in power. Asked about a report that Kim..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Trump says he received 'beautiful' letter from NK's Kim [Video]Trump says he received 'beautiful' letter from NK's Kim

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he received a very warm letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Monday, calling the correspondence "beautiful." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:35Published

Pompeo Says U.S. Verifying Reports Of North Korean Envoy's Execution [Video]Pompeo Says U.S. Verifying Reports Of North Korean Envoy's Execution

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the United States is attempting to check on reports that a senior North Korean official involved in Pyongyang's..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Kim Jong Un executes officials after failed Trump summit: report [Video]Kim Jong Un executes officials after failed Trump summit: report

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,..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:43Published

U.S. Says North Korean WMD Program Violates U.N. Security Council Resolutions [Video]U.S. Says North Korean WMD Program Violates U.N. Security Council Resolutions

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:10Published

North Korea blames U.S. for failed summit [Video]North Korea blames U.S. for failed summit

North Korea said on Friday an "arbitrary and dishonest" U.S. position had resulted in the failure to reach a deal during a second North Korea-U.S. summit, warning the nuclear issue would never be..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:05Published

 

Pompeo hopes U.S., North Korea can be 'more creative' in nuclear talks

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

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