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Ivanka Trump, N Korean general to attend Winter Olympics closing ceremony

The Pyeongchang Games have become a venue for geopolitics as much as sports.

22 Feb 2018 7:43 PM

US lawmakers say, possibility of ‘bloody nose’ strike on N Korea zero

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has vowed to pursue a diplomatic solution.

16 Feb 2018 3:14 PM

Dragons’ dance to herald talks?

Moon had to deal with Shinzo Abe’s prod on military exercises in the spring and yet he ensured Japan was not offended in the Korean diplomatic dance.

13 Feb 2018 12:36 AM

Kim sister begins historic South Korea visit

For security reasons, few details of Ms Kim’s three-day itinerary have been made public.

10 Feb 2018 3:17 AM

N Korea ‘months away’ from ability to strike US with nuclear weapon: envoy

North Korea accused the United States of seeking to aggravate the situation on the divided peninsula by ‘deploying large nuclear assets’.

07 Feb 2018 4:25 PM


N Korea’s nominal head to visit S Korea, attend Winter Olympics opening ceremony

Kim Yong-Nam will be the most senior official from the North for years to travel to the other side of the Demilitarized Zone.

06 Feb 2018 11:28 AM

In his State of Union speech Trump calls N Korea’s leadership ‘depraved’

Trump offered no new prescription or specifics on how he intended to rein in North Korea.

31 Jan 2018 2:19 PM

Russia helping N Korea to evade sanctions to halt nuclear program: Tillerson

In 2017, Russia signed up to UN sanctions pushed by US as a way to force Kim Jong-Un's regime to come to table and negotiate disarmament.

19 Jan 2018 10:45 AM

‘Positive changes’ in Korean Peninsula, Xi Jinping tells Trump

Tensions have been high after North staged a flurry of nuclear and missile tests and traded threats of war and personal attacks with Trump.

16 Jan 2018 1:31 PM

Trump denies saying he probably had good relationship with Kim Jong-Un

The White House released a portion of the audio from the interview that it said showed Trump said 'I’d.'

15 Jan 2018 6:42 PM


China’s absence looms over Vancouver meet on how to pressure N Korea

The Vancouver meeting, co-hosted by Canada and the US, comes amid signs that tensions on the peninsula have eased, at least temporarily.

15 Jan 2018 12:37 PM

Putin calls Kim ‘competent, mature leader’: N Korea interested in reducing tensions

In Putin's view, Kim Jong-Un has shown interest in calming down the tensions over its nuclear and long-range missile programs.

12 Jan 2018 12:00 PM

Signs of thaw on the Korean peninsula?

In this rapid unfolding of events both the US and China seem to have had only a marginal supportive role.

12 Jan 2018 1:00 AM

Deal on Olympics will do little to disarm North Korea

The meeting came after months of confrontation over North Korea’s nuclear and missile tests, with both parties seeking to dial down tensions.

11 Jan 2018 1:50 AM

Would ‘absolutely’ talk to Kim Jong-un over phone, says Trump

Trump suggested the talks might lead to an easing of tensions and took credit for the diplomatic breakthrough.

07 Jan 2018 11:55 AM


North Korea fires missile which accidentally lands on its own city

Satellite images show a cleared ground indicating damages cause to a building and a greenhouse.

05 Jan 2018 4:32 PM

Japan’s security endangered due to N Korea, situation like WW2: Shinzo Abe

Abe said Japan would take new steps to strengthen its defence posture but he did not go to specifics.

04 Jan 2018 4:31 PM

N Korea ‘successfully defended against US pressure’, says Kerala CM

Trump and Kim are involved in a bitter war of words over latter's nuclear weapons programme.

04 Jan 2018 2:58 PM

Americans should worry about Kim's mental health, not Trump’s: WH

Trump has at times appeared to dismiss the prospect of a diplomatic solution and both sides have threatened to destroy each other.

04 Jan 2018 2:03 PM

Trump may have nuclear button bigger than N Korea’s but there are rules

If the president were to order a strike, he would identify himself to military officials at the Pentagon with codes unique to him.

03 Jan 2018 3:17 PM