Pyongyang

Directly governed city in Pyongan Province, North Korea

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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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The current US-North Korea situation is something which has evolved far beyond anyone’s imagination. In just a few short months,..
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is hopeful that it can continue to hold denuclearization talks with North Korea, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo..
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will soon make a decision on whether to continue diplomatic talks and maintain the country's moratorium on missile launches and..
3 days ago • WorldNews
Choe Son Hui questioned the claim by Donald Trump at a news conference after the talks in Hanoi broke down that the North was seeking the lifting of all..
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North Korea has broken United Nations sanctions with a "massive" increase of oil imports and coal exports, a U.N. report has found, CNN reports. The 400-page..
6 days ago • WorldNews
The chief U.S. envoy for North Korea said on Monday that "diplomacy is still very much alive" with Pyongyang despite a failed summit last month, but cautioned..
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One of the most indelible scenes from the April inter-Korean summit was that of South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un conversing..
1 week ago • WorldNews
The chief U.S. envoy for North Korea said on Monday that "diplomacy is still very much alive" with Pyongyang despite a failed summit last month, but cautioned..
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The U.S. special representative for North Korea, Stephen Biegun, said on Monday that "diplomacy is still very much alive" with North Korea, despite the collapse..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Kim Jong Un, leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), called for efforts on economic development in a letter to a national conference in..
1 week ago • WorldNews
Images of the Sanumdong missile facility were taken days before Kim Jong Un met US President Donald Trump at their failed Hanoi summit North Korea may be..
1 week ago • WorldNews
Recent reports bear claims that North Korea’s capital city Pyongyang has attained an estimated $670 million in fiat foreign currencies as well as..
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