North Korea

N Korea says ship seizure by US illegal, demands immediate return

Pyongyang says US has betrayed spirit of last year's summit agreement between President Trump and North Korean leader.

North Korea

US seizes North Korean coal vessel accused of violating sanctions

US officials allege the 'Wise Honest' vessel violated US and UN sanctions by illicitly shipping coal from North Korea.

US seizes North Korean coal vessel accused of violating sanctions

North Korea

North Korea fires 2 more projectiles as tensions rise

Report of latest launch comes days after Pyongyang tested rockets and a short-range missile last Saturday.

North Korea fires 2 more projectiles as tensions rise

Asia Pacific

US's Trump and Japan's Abe discuss North Korea after tests

Trump says he had a 'very good' call with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about North Korea and trade.

US's Trump and Japan's Abe discuss North Korea after tests

North Korea

Kim Jong Un oversees multiple missile tests: State media

The North Korean leader oversees firing of tactical guided weapons into the East Sea, Korean Central News Agency says.

Kim Jong Un oversees multiple missile tests: State media

Inside Story

Why did Pyongyang fire new missiles?

After a diplomatic breakdown, North Korea has resumed firing missiles.

North Korea

North Korea test fires 'short-range projectiles'

Weapons test seen by analysts as a likely sign of Pyongyang's growing frustration at stalled diplomatic talks with US.

North Korea fires 'short-range projectiles' into East Sea

Asia Pacific

Ten million North Koreans suffering severe food shortages: UN

UN agencies say the East Asian country has had the worst harvest in a decade.

Ten million North Koreans suffering severe food shortages: UN

Donald Trump

Trump, Putin discuss nuclear weapons and Venezuela in phone call

US President Donald Trump tweets he 'had a long and very good' phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Trump, Putin discuss nuclear weapons and Venezuela in phone call

Malaysia

Vietnamese woman accused of killing Kim Jong Nam returns home

Doan Thi Huong spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing Kim Jong Un's half-brother.

Vietnamese woman accused of killing Kim Jong Nam returns home

Asia Pacific

North Korea: Chemistry, a killing, and then karaoke

Meet the man suspected of concocting the poison that killed North Korean leader's half-brother, Kim Jong Nam.

North Korea: Chemistry, a killing, and then karaoke

Asia Pacific

Japan's PM wants to meet Kim for talks 'with open mind'

Abe has recently softened his rhetoric towards Pyongyang, calling for a summit with Kim.

Japan's Abe wants to meet Kim to talk 'frankly with an open mind'

United States

Trump: US paid no money to North Korea over Warmbier

Trump says the US did not pay $2m to North Korea to get American college student Otto Warmbier released from detention.

Trump: US paid no money to North Korea over Warmbier

North Korea

Kim Jong Un: US acted in bad faith at Vietnam talks

Talks between North Korea and US over sanctions and denuclearisation ended abruptly in February.

Kim Jong Un: US acted in bad faith at Vietnam talks

North Korea

Kim and Putin: Challenging the US role in denuclearisation

Russia does not want a nuclear disaster next door, but its interest in the disarmament of North Korea is limited.

Kim and Putin: Challenging the US role in denuclearisation