North Korea

June 4, 2018
June 4, 2018

N Korea 'military reshuffle' raises eyebrows in Seoul

South Korea is monitoring developments in the North's armed forces, it says after reports Pyongyang replaced three of its top military officials ahead of a summit with the United States.

May 24, 2018
May 24, 2018

North Korea dismantles nuclear test site

North Korea dismantles its nuclear test site, media invited to attend the ceremony says, in a planned move portrayed by the isolated regime as a goodwill gesture ahead of a potential summit next...

May 24, 2018
May 24, 2018

NKorea slams 'ignorant and stupid' Pence, renews summit threat

North Korea has called US Vice-President Mike Pence "ignorant and stupid" for his warnings over a planned summit with Donald Trump, renewing a threat to cancel as the US president said...

May 23, 2018
May 23, 2018

NKorea allows SKorea reporters to visit nuclear site

North Korea has accepted a list of South Korean reporters to visit their nuclear testing site after a days-long tug of war with Seoul, South Korea’s unification ministry says.

May 16, 2018
May 16, 2018

North Korea suspends talks with South, summit in doubt

North Korea throws next month’s unprecedented summit between Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump into doubt, threatening weeks of diplomatic progress by saying it may reconsider if Washington...

May 9, 2018
May 9, 2018
USA

NKorea frees three Americans: Trump

US President Donald Trump says that three Americans detained by North Korea have been released and are on their way home with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

April 30, 2018
April 30, 2018

SKorea to remove loudspeakers along border

In initial small steps toward reconciliation, South Korea say it would remove loudspeakers that blared propaganda across the border, while North Korea says it would shift its clocks to align with...

April 29, 2018
April 29, 2018

Kim offers to close nuclear test site in May, invites US experts

North Korea promised to close its atomic test site next month and invite US weapons experts to the country, Seoul says, as US President Donald Trump expressed optimism about securing a nuclear deal...

April 28, 2018
April 28, 2018

NKorea media hails summit

North Korea's state news agency on Saturday called the inter-Korean summit a turning point for the Korean peninsula, while US President Donald Trump said he would maintain sanctions pressure...

April 28, 2018
April 28, 2018

'No more war'

The leaders of North and South Korea embraced yesterday and pledged to work for the "complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula" on a day of smiles and handshakes at the first...