[SEOUL] North Korean state media published pictures on Tuesday of leader Kim Jong Un supervising what it called a "long-range artillery" drill, after Seoul said Pyongyang had launched two short-...

[SEOUL] South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday there was no need to be pessimistic about stalled denuclearisation dialogue between the United States and North Korea, adding Pyongyang...

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump said on Sunday he did not expect North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to break his promise about denuclearisation, but conceded that he might.

[CHENGDU] China hosted the leaders of squabbling neighbours South Korea and Japan for their first official meeting in over a year on Tuesday, flexing its diplomatic muscle with America's two key...

[WASHINGTON] Former US national security adviser John Bolton on Monday sharply criticised President Donald Trump's North Korea policy, warning that the Asian country posed an "imminent" threat....

[BEIJING] Stalled denuclearisation talks and a recent flare-up in tension between the United States and North Korea are not beneficial for Pyongyang, South Korean President Moon Jae-in told...

[UNITED NATIONS, United States] Russia and China on Monday proposed easing sanctions against nuclear-armed North Korea, in response to steps the North takes towards denuclearisation.

[TOKYO] Japan's top government spokesman on Monday said he hopes Japan and South Korea study the North Korean issue "with rigour" as tensions with Pyongyang rise after it conducted a series of...

[UNITED NATIONS, United States] The United States on Wednesday warned North Korea of consequences if it makes good on threats of a spectacular weapons test in the New Year, while offering...

[WASHINGTON] US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voiced hope on Tuesday that North Korea would not carry out a nuclear or long-range missile test while Pyongyang demands US concessions by year-end...