North Korea

Rival Koreas start talks meant to set up leaders' summit

2018-08-13 21:05

Koreas begin talks to set a date and venue for a third summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

North Korea frees South Korean detainee arrested in July - Seoul

2018-08-07 14:25

Pyongyang released a South Korean detainee "arrested for entering the North illegally", Seoul's unification ministry said, as ties improve between the two countries following a summit between their leaders in April.

WATCH: Trump fans in South Korea hail 'guardian of liberty'

2018-08-06 17:20

Many conservatives in South Korea that have been embracing Donald Trump's hardline approach to North Korea say they support the US President, even after his change of tune at the Singapore summit.

North Korea has not stopped nuclear, missile programs: UN report

2018-08-04 12:11

North Korea has pressed ahead with its nuclear and missile programs and continues to evade UN sanctions through increased illegal ship-to-ship transfers of oil products at sea, a UN report said Friday.

WATCH: US detects new activity at North Korean missile factory

2018-07-31 11:35

US spy satellites have detected renewed activity at the North Korean factory that produced the country's first intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the United States, according to a senior US official.

North Korea begins dismantling rocket test site: analysts

2018-07-24 08:54

North Korea has started dismantling some facilities at its main satellite launch station, seen as the testing ground for its intercontinental ballistic missiles, according to expert analysis of recent satellite images.

Trump now says no 'time limit' to denuclearise North Korea

2018-07-18 11:31

US President Donald Trump says there is no hurry to denuclearise North Korea under his accord with Kim Jong Un – a shift in tone from when the US leader said the process would start very soon.

UN official says North Korea needs food, medicine, clean water

2018-07-12 08:48

A senior UN official visiting North Korea is highlighting malnutrition, drinking water and a shortage of medicines as problems facing the country.

North Korea says talks with Pompeo were 'regrettable'

2018-07-08 11:40

North Korea says high-level talks with a US delegation led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo were "regrettable".

Japan eases North Korea missile alert system - report

2018-07-01 14:55

Japan has lowered its military readiness level against North Korean missiles as Washington embarks on delicate nuclear negotiations with Pyongyang, a report has said.


WATCH: North, South Korea agree to Pyongyang summit

2018-08-13 16:23

North Korea and South Korea agree to hold a summit in Pyongyang in September, the latest step forward in cross-border ties this year after more high-level talks.

WATCH: Top 5 world news videos today

2018-08-07 05:27

Watch our playlist of the top 5 most talked about news videos today

WATCH: North Korea continuing nuclear programme - UN report

2018-08-06 13:13

North Korea has not stopped its nuclear and missile programmes in violation of United Nations sanctions, according to a confidential UN report seen by Reuters.

Trump receives new letter from Kim Jong Un, sends his reply

2018-08-03 07:04

President Donald Trump receives a new letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and responds quickly with a letter of his own.

North Korea returns remains of US war dead

2018-07-27 14:07

A US military aircraft flew the remains of more than 50 American servicemen out of North Korea, prompting a personal "thank you" from Donald Trump to Kim Jong Un.

Trump-Kim statement overpromised on return of war remains

2018-07-18 22:20

Of three key elements of the US-North Korea agreement on recovery of American war dead, one was unfulfilled, another is likely false and a third is in doubt.

US, North Korea hold 'productive' talks on war remains

2018-07-15 22:56

US and North Korean officials held "productive" talks to discuss the return of US service members' remains missing since the Korean War, says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

North Korea reminds Trump its nuclear weapons won't come cheap

2018-07-09 08:00

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defends claims that the US-North Korean denuclearisation agreement was vague, Bloomberg reports.

WATCH: US could dismantle North Korea programme in a year - Bolton

2018-07-02 17:12

White House national security adviser John Bolton said he believed the bulk of North Korea's weapons programmes could be dismantled within a year, although some experts say the complete process could take far longer.

Suspects in North Korean death are trained killers - prosecutor

2018-06-28 14:10

Prosecutors say two Southeast Asian women on trial for killing the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader are trained assassins.

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