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Kim wants to denuclearize during Trump’s term, South Korea says

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signaled a willingness to revive stalled nuclear talks, with South Korean officials saying he wanted to “achieve denuclearization”...

North Korea is working on new missiles, report says

North Korea has continued to build missiles in the weeks since leader Kim Jong Un agreed to “work toward complete denuclearization” with US President...

Easy as A, B, Xi: China gives economic lessons to North...

Chinese President Xi Jinping has coached his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong Un on high-stakes diplomacy. Now he seems poised to give the young...

Trump, Kim formed ‘special bond’ in historic meeting

Singapore -- Donald Trump has formed a "special bond" with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, he said Tuesday at the end of a...

Syria’s Assad to meet Kim in North Korea: KCNA

Seoul, South Korea -- Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said he plans to visit North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, Pyongyang's state media reported Sunday,...

Japan flags new suspected North Korea sanctions breach

Tokyo -- Japan said Friday it had reported to the UN a suspected sanctions violation by North Korea involving a ship-to-ship transfer, days after...

Koreas hold high-level talks ahead of Trump-Kim summit

Seoul -- North and South Korea held high-level talks Friday to discuss their ongoing efforts to improve ties ahead of a landmark meeting between...

Asia energy firms dive with oil, Trump-Kim hopes provide optimism

Hong Kong, China -- Energy firms plunged with oil prices in Asia Monday after Saudi Arabia and Russia signaled they could lift output, while...

Trump sees ‘brilliant potential’ in North Korea

Washington -- US President Donald Trump sees "brilliant potential" in North Korea, he tweeted on Sunday, continuing an upbeat tone about a planned summit...

China urges US, North Korea to ‘show goodwill’ after summit scrapped

Beijing, China -- China urged the United States and North Korea on Friday to be patient and "show goodwill" after US President Donald Trump...

North Korea warns of nuclear crisis in threat to scrap talks

North Korea again threatened to cancel its planned summit with President Donald Trump next month, hardening its rhetoric by saying it was ready for...

North Korea will never fully give up nuclear weapons — top...

Seoul, South Korea -- North Korea will never completely give up its nuclear weapons, a top defector said ahead of leader Kim Jong Un's...

Trump meets Americans released from North Korea ahead of summit

Donald Trump personally welcomed home three Americans released from detention in North Korea, a triumphant middle-of-the-night moment for the president as he prepares for...

North, South Korea seek peace, denuclearization in historic summit

The leaders of North and South Korea agreed to pursue a permanent peace treaty and the complete denuclearisation of their divided peninsula at a...

Threat of nuclear weapons use growing, UN warns

Geneva -- A top UN official on Monday denounced growing rhetoric claiming that nuclear arms are necessary and warned that the risk of such...

Trump reveals direct N. Korea contacts, okays peace talks

PALM BEACH, United States — President Donald Trump Tuesday confirmed direct contacts between the United States and North Korea and gave his blessing to...

Two Koreas discuss official end to 68-year war, report says

South and North Korea are discussing plans to announce an official end to the military conflict between the two countries that are still technically...

Kim Jong Un ‘deeply moved’ by K-pop concert

SEOUL — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiled, clapped and said he was “deeply moved” by a rare performance by South Korean K-pop...

Philippines hopes Kim-Trump summit will reduce Asia Pacific tensions

Great results can be expected from the meeting between United States (US) President Donald J. Trump and North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong-un, the...

ASEAN Plus Three airs ‘grave concerns’ over N. Korea

THE Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in a statement on Tuesday, Nov. 14, “expressed grave concerns” over the “provocative and threatening actions” by...

Trump says Japan would shoot North Korean missiles ‘out of the...

TOKYO -- US President Donald J. Trump said on Monday that Japan would shoot North Korean missiles “out of the sky” if it bought...

Trump faces high stakes in Asia trip

WASHINGTON DC/TOKYO -- US President Donald Trump embarks Friday on a five-nation tour through Asia -- his longest foreign trip yet -- where he’ll...

Kim Jong Un promotes sister to center of power

SEOUL -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his nuclear weapons are a “powerful deterrent” which guarantee North Korea’s sovereignty, state media reported...

US probes Pyongyang’s willingness to talk

BEIJING -- Washington has opened channels to North Korea to find out if the regime is ready to talk about giving up its nuclear...

Thinking the unthinkable in China: Abandoning North Korea

BEIJING -- North Korea’s nuclear antics have rattled its alliance with China to the point that Beijing is allowing the previously unthinkable to be...

US imposes sanctions on North Korean banks and executives

WASHINGTON -- The US imposed sanctions on eight North Korean banks and 26 executives on Tuesday, ratcheting up pressure on the country amid increasingly...

Easing of tensions

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump wait for a meeting at the Palace Hotel during the 72nd United Nations General...

Five things you didn’t know about North Korea

By CNN correspondent Will Ripley ‘Secret State: Inside North Korea’ airs Saturday, September 16 at 1000 & 2000 HKT on CNN International  1. 5am sirens Every morning begins...

US Ambassador Haley: UN has exhausted options on North Korea

WASHINGTON -- US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday the UN Security Council has run out of options on containing...

NoKor now like ‘boy who cried wolf’ for markets

TOKYO -- Traders are getting less excited by North Korean provocations, judging by the diminished reactions in financial markets to the dictatorship’s weapons tests. Consider...

From a distance

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un watches a launch drill of the medium-and-long range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 at an undisclosed location. Kim vowed to...

Provocation

Nuclear-armed North Korea's testing of long-range missiles that could possibly reach US soil has kindled debate in Japan and South Korea about developing their...

North Korea and defending the West Philippine Sea

It started out with what appeared at first to be an earthquake. Just that the earthquake, measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale and lasting...

Philippines could be at risk of US sanctions for North Korea...

THE PHILIPPINES runs the risk of courting US trade sanctions for “doing business” with North Korea and the government is concerned enough to study...

China ‘strongly condemns’ Pyongyang’s latest nuclear test — foreign ministry

BEIJING -- China strongly condemned North Korea’s Sunday nuclear test, slamming Pyongyang for ignoring international condemnation of its atomic weapons program. North Korea “has ignored...

N. Korea declares H-bomb test ‘a perfect success’

SEOUL -- North Korea declared itself a thermonuclear power on Sunday, after carrying out a sixth nuclear test more powerful than any it has...

Strike exercise

This undated photo released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on August 26, 2017 shows rockets being launched by Korean People's...

Protest for peace

South Korean protesters shout slogans during an anti-US rally demanding peace in the Korean Peninsula in Seoul on August 15, 2017. North Korean leader Kim...

Trump to speak with Chinese president and Japan PM on North...

WASHINGTON — President Donald J. Trump will speak by telephone with the leaders of China and Japan on Sunday, in talks likely to be...