North Korea

South Korea's Moon still hopes to host Kim this year

2018-12-04 14:01

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could still visit Seoul for the first time in the next few weeks, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said, describing the possible trip as a major boost in efforts to make the peninsula nuclear-free.

Trump says he hopes to meet North Korea's Kim in early 2019

2018-12-02 15:00

US President Donald Trump has said he hoped to organise a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in early 2019, perhaps as soon as January or February.

US blacklists South African man for helping North Korea evade sanctions and purchase oil

2018-11-19 19:29

The US Treasury has placed a Russian-born South African man on its sanctions blacklist for allegedly helping North Korea avoid an international embargo on its energy purchases.

North Korea tests new 'ultramodern tactical weapon' - KCNA

2018-11-16 12:44

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has overseen the testing of a "newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon", Pyongyang's state media reported.

North Korea 'hiding missile bases', US researchers say

2018-11-13 18:40

North Korea is operating at least 13 undeclared bases to hide mobile, nuclear-capable missiles, a new study asserted, as progress stalls on US President Donald Trump's signature foreign policy initiative.

North and South Korea begin destroying border guard posts

2018-11-11 22:09

The two Koreas began destroying 20 guard posts along their heavily-fortified frontier under a plan to reduce tensions on the border.

North Korea warns of returning to nuclear policy

2018-11-04 18:36

North Korea has warned the US it will "seriously" consider returning to a state policy aimed at building nuclear weapons if Washington does not end tough economic sanctions against the impoverished regime.

South Korea approves North Korea deals amid conservative opposition

2018-10-23 17:31

The government of South Korean President Moon Jae-in has formally approved the rapprochement deals he made with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un last month.

WATCH: Top 5 world news videos today

2018-10-10 05:42

Watch our playlist of the five most talked about world news videos today, October 10, 2018.

Kim, Pompeo agree to 2nd US-North Korea summit 'at earliest date' - Seoul

2018-10-07 16:54

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has agreed to hold a second summit with US President Donald Trump as soon as possible, Seoul says.


Ban Ki-moon urges North Korea to take denuclearisation steps

2018-12-03 13:43

Former UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has urged North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to take concrete steps toward complete denuclearisation and gain the trust of the international community if he wants sanctions lifted.

French Senate official arrested on charges of spying for North Korea

2018-11-28 07:16

Intelligence agencies have arrested a senior French civil servant who worked at the French Senate on suspicion of passing confidential information to the dictatorial regime of North Korea, a judicial source told AFP.

US says 'confident' North Korea's Kim will fulfill commitments

2018-11-16 17:22

The United States remains confident that denuclearisation "promises" made during a historic summit between Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un will be fulfilled, a State Department spokesperson said.

North Korean delegation visits South to attend history forum

2018-11-14 18:58

A five-member North Korean delegation is visiting South Korea to attend an academic forum on Japan's wartime actions.

Running on Empty? Kim Jong Un's struggle to fuel his economy

2018-11-12 17:50

Kim Jong Un has the nuclear weapons his father almost bargained away – but he is still enmeshed in North Korea's real struggle for power

Cuban president meets North Korea's Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang

2018-11-05 12:06

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Cuba's President Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel have vowed to expand their strategic and friendly relations.

North Korea prepares nuclear test site for inspectors

2018-10-31 18:51

Pyongyang says it dismantled Punggye-ri site in May, but did not allow international inspections at the time.

Pope indicates willingness to visit North Korea

2018-10-18 19:00

The South Korean President has met with the pope in a private audience, the week after his office announced that North Korea would like to invite the pontiff for a formal visit.

Pompeo says Kim 'ready' to invite inspectors to nuclear site

2018-10-08 18:27

International inspectors will be allowed into North Korea's dismantled nuclear testing site, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, after a meeting with Kim Jong Un in which he said "significant progress" was made towards denuclearisation.

Seoul: North Korea estimated to have 20 - 60 nuclear weapons

2018-10-02 10:17

A top South Korean official has told lawmakers that North Korea is estimated to have up to 60 nuclear weapons.

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