Military

South Korea military spending spikes, has North Korea worried

South's defence spending rises by highest in 10 years and North looks to expand own arsenal as diplomatic moves stall.

South Korea military spending spikes, has North Korea worried

North Korea

North Korea fires projectiles after offering talks with US

Latest launches head towards waters off east coast of North Korea, the eighth since July.

North Korea fires projectiles after offering talks with US

North Korea

North Korea willing to restart talks with US this month

After failed summit and stalled talks, Pyongyang said it is willing to reopen discussions if US has new proposals.

North Korea willing to restart talks with US this month

Asia Pacific

US hopes for North Korea talks in days or weeks: Pompeo

US secretary of state remains upbeat about negotiations aimed at dismantling Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme.

US hopes for North Korea talks in days or weeks: Pompeo

Asia Pacific

Several dead as Typhoon Lingling hits North Korea

At least five dead and three others injured, state media reports, amid concerns over effect of powerful storm on crops.

Several dead as Typhoon Lingling hits North Korea

Weather

Dorian offshore; Lingling lands in N Korea; Faxai threatens Japan

Hurricane Dorian now threatens Canada while Typhoon Lingling makes landfall and Faxai won't be long but threatens Tokyo.

Dorian offshore; Lingling lands in N Korea; Faxai threatens Japan

Asia Pacific

Three people killed as powerful typhoon slams into South Korea

At least 10 others injured and power to 57,000 household disrupted by Typhoon Lingling, according to authorities.

Three people killed as powerful typhoon slams into South Korea

Weather

Typhoon Lingling bears down on Korean Peninsula

Storm gathers pace as it heads towards Yellow Sea, forecast to hit North Korean province of Hwanghae on Saturday.

Typhoon Lingling bears down on Korean Peninsula

North Korea

Trump-Kim summit: Will two leaders meet for third round of talks?

US president and North Korean leader have already met twice this year with promise of more to come. But will it happen?

Trump-Kim summit: Will two leaders meet for third round of talks?

North Korea

North Korea tells UN to cut international aid staff in Pyongyang

World Health Organization and UNICEF among those affected amid reports of widespread food shortages and malnutrition.

North Korea tells UN to cut international aid staff in Pyongyang

Football

North Korean footballer Han joins Italian giants Juventus

Han is the first North Korean player in the Serie A and was praised during his appearances during youth World Cups.

North Korean footballer Han joins Italian giants Juventus

North Korea

N Korea berates Pompeo, warns hopes for US talks 'disappearing'

Pyongyang vents fury after US secretary of state accuses North Korea of 'rogue behaviour' amid slew of missile tests.

N Korea berates Pompeo, warns hopes for US talks 'disappearing'

North Korea

North Korean constitution makes Kim Jong Un's power 'monolithic'

Kim now viewed as the supreme representative of all Korean people and an equal to nation's founder, his grandfather.

North Korean constitution makes Kim Jong Un's power 'monolithic'

Asia Pacific

North Korea test-fires missiles again after joint drills end

The suspected short-range ballistic missile tests are the seventh weapons launch in a month.

North Korea test-fires missiles again after joint drills end

North Korea

North Korea calls Mike Pompeo 'poisonous' to diplomacy

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho says US counterpart casting 'dark shadows' on progress of talks.

North Korea calls Mike Pompeo 'poisonous' to diplomacy