N.Korea blames US for stalemate
North Korea accused the United States on Monday of creating obstacles in nuclear disarmament talks.
Rice: US ready to resume six-party talks
The United States is ready to resume six-party talks with North Korea "immediately" as long as Pyongyang does not impose any conditions, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Thursday.
North Korea hints at curbing money laundering
North Korea, facing a U.S. crackdown on suspected illicit activities, has hinted it might observe international standards on money laundering but Washington wants action, Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill said on Wednesday.