Fog keeps Trump from DMZ between Koreas

Asia Pacific

Trump urges North Korea to ‘come to the negotiating table’

US president Donald Trump says his country and its allies are prepared to use military action against North Korea. But says he is open to negotiations to end Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme.

Nuclear weapons

Trump invites N Korea to 'come to the table' for talks

In unusually conciliatory comments, US president urges Pyongyang's leaders to 'make a deal' on abandoning its nukes.

Trump: North Korea must 'come to the table' for talks

Inside Story

What can Trump offer Asia?

The US president is in Asia, where one country dominates talks: North Korea.

Opinion

For South Koreans, Trump is a headache

Trump has done little to make South Koreans trust him.

Se-Woong Koo

by Se-Woong Koo

Se-Woong Koo

South Korea

North Korea threat overshadows Trump's Seoul visit

A shift in Washington's strategic focus has opened fissures in the US-South Korea alliance.

North Korea threat overshadows Trump's Seoul visit

Donald Trump

Trump in Asia: Conundrum over N Korea's nuclear threat

Alarms raised globally over both Kim and Trump's unpredictability - and relative inexperience on the world stage.

Trump in Asia: Conundrum over N Korea's nuclear threat

North Korea

'Massive military response' if N Korea fires nukes: US

Defence Secretary James Mattis warns Kim Jong-un's regime 'many military options' in play if it launches an attack.

'Massive military response' if N Korea fires nukes: US

Nuclear weapons

Stop threatening nuclear catastrophe, US warns N Korea

Visiting the demilitarised zone in South Korea, Pentagon chief Mattis says the US does not want war with North Korea.

Stop threatening nuclear catastrophe, US warns N Korea

Asia Pacific

North Korea: US-South Korea naval exercises a rehearsal for war

A US aircraft carrier completed a week of massive joint naval exercises with warships from South Korea.

Asia Pacific

South Korea looks to beef up defence to counter North threat

South Korea is looking to strengthen its defence system to combat the nuclear threat from North Korea and plans to deploy more advanced weapons.

Asia Pacific

Busan Film Festival opens amid political controversy

Asia's biggest film festival has opened in South Korea.

South Korea

S Korea has military festival as N Korea rulers mark anniversary

South Korea has launched an annual military festival which they expect will attract at least one million visitors.

South Korea

South Korea carnival celebrates democracy

South Koreans are celebrating the strength of their democracy with a street festival in the capital, Seoul.