Pope Francis

Pope Francis reportedly visiting North Korea in coming months

Legislator suggests pontiff wants to visit the isolated nation soon - the first time a pope will travel to North Korea.

Pope Francis reportedly visiting North Korea in coming months

Asia Pacific

Moon Jae-in urges US to declare end of war with North Korea

The South Korean president said Pyongyang has taken steps to achieve peace and the US should take similar measures.

Moon Jae-in urges US to declare end of war with North Korea

North Korea

Seoul eyes lifting of some sanctions against Pyongyang

Deal between rival states calls for creation of buffer zones along the Koreas' land and sea boundaries.

Seoul may lift some sanctions against Pyongyang

North Korea

'No rockets flying': Trump praises North Korea progress

Three locations under review for second Kim-Trump meeting to take place sometime after November 6 midterms.

US can't lift sanctions on N Korea yet: Trump

Donald Trump

Kim Jong Un wants Pope Francis to visit North Korea, says Seoul

South Korea's Moon says the North Korean leader has invited the pope to highlight peace efforts on the peninsula.

Kim Jong Un wants Pope Francis to visit North Korea, says Seoul

China

China demands US to stop 'misguided actions'

Chinese foreign minister appeals to Pompeo to repair relations damaged by US tariff hikes and support for Taiwan.

China demands US stop 'misguided actions' amid frosty ties

North Korea

N Korea 'ready' to invite inspectors to nuclear site

US Secretary of State said 'significant progress' towards denuclearisation made in a meeting with Kim Jong Un.

Pompeo: North Korea ready to invite inspectors to nuclear site

North Korea

Kim agrees to Trump summit 'as soon as possible'

Pompeo and Kim 'refine options' for the location and date of a second summit between North Korean leader and Trump.

Kim Jong-un agrees to second Trump summit 'as soon as possible'

Asia Pacific

Pompeo on East Asia tour for North Korea talks

US official will talk to leaders from four countries in an effort to make progress on North Korea's denuclearisation.

Pompeo to discuss North Korea with Japan, China and South Korea

Asia Pacific

US Secretary of State Pompeo to meet North Korea's Kim

Mike Pompeo will travel to North Korea on Sunday to push denuclearisation talks forward.

US Secretary of State Pompeo to meet North Korea's Kim Jong-un

Asia

North and South Korea begin demining the border

The two Koreas remove landmines along their heavily fortified border as part of a deal to ease tensions.

North and South Korea begin demining the border

Opinion

How Moon saved Trump's negotiations with Kim

South Korea's president managed to save talks with North Korea and even got Trump talking about a second summit.

Richard Javad Heydarian

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Richard Javad Heydarian

Asia Pacific

Japan's Abe open to meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong-un

Abe said he is willing to meet Kim to resolve the long-standing issue of kidnapped Japanese citizens in North Korea.

Japan's Abe open to meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong-un

United States

Trump’s UN General Assembly speech displays new N Korea stance

A year after calling Kim Jong-un 'Little Rocket Man', Trump strikes a softer tone, raising hopes for the nuclear talks.