North Korea

856 results

Aileen Deeter: ‘I nickname Hillary ‘Killary’. She is a liar.’

In the run-up to the 2016 presidential election, The Irish Times interviewed six Irish emigrants who planned to vote for Trump. Now that he is their p(...)

South Korean cyclists accompany the torch of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics through border checkpoints on Unification bridge near the military demarcation line in the Demilitarized Zone in Paju, South Korea, on January 19th, 2018. Photograph: Kim Hee-Chul

South Korea has said it will “work hard” to build on the momentum from inter-Korean talks ahead of the Winter Olympics to bring North Korea and the US(...)

Gangneung Ice Arena, where the Winter Olympics will be held: North Korea will send 230 cheerleaders and a 30-member taekwondo team – as well as an orchestra and half a hockey team. Photograph: Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters

Tension-weary Koreans are already calling next month’s Winter Games in Pyeongchang the “Peace Olympics” after it emerged that both Koreas will march t(...)

If you had invested in Volkswagen a day before the diesel scandal was exposed in September 2015, your stock would not only be up 10 per cent by now, i(...)

US President Donald Trump. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

Environmental risks top the list of risks facing the world, according to a report published ahead of the global elite, including climate-change scepti(...)

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visiting the newly-renovated Pyongyang Teachers’ University in Pyongyang. Photograph: AFP/Korean Central News Agency via KNS

North and South Korea will march under a unified flag in the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics next month and field a joint women’s (...)

Chinese president Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Donald Trump: phone call comes at a time when there are tentative signs of rapprochement between the two Koreas. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

President Xi Jinping has told his US counterpart Donald Trump the “hard-won” easing of tensions on the Korean peninsula must continue, and called for (...)

The head of the South Korean delegation Lee Woo-sung (right) and the head of the North Korean delegation Kwon Hyok Bong exchange documents at the North side of Panmunjom in North Korea on  Monday. Photograph: South Korea Unification Ministry via AP

North Korea will hold fresh talks with South Korea on Wednesday about taking part in next month’s Winter Olympics, shortly after threatening to withd(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks to reporters at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach on January 14th, 2018. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump said on Sunday night he was “not a racist” and insisted that the derogatory comment attributed to him during an Oval Office (...)

Sign displays “There is no threat” in Oahu, Hawaii, after a false emergency alert said a ballistic missile was headed for Hawaii. Photograph:  Instagram/@sighpoutshrug/via Reuters

The government of Hawaii did not have reasonable safeguards in place that would have prevented the transmission of a false alert about an imminent mis(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »