North Korea

North Korea to convene key party meeting on economy, military

State media says politburo of Workers Party will gather for sixth plenary meeting amid sanctions and flood damage.

North Korea to convene key party meeting on economy, military

North Korea

North Korea lifts virus lockdown in city, rejects foreign aid

Pyongyang says it rejects any outside help while dealing with the coronavirus pandemic and damage caused by floods.

North Korea lifts virus lockdown in city, rejects foreign aid

North Korea

Flooding in North Korea threatens Yongbyon nuclear reactor: Study

US think-tank 38 North says recent images show vulnerability of country's main nuclear facility to weather disruption.

Flooding in North Korea threatens Yongbyon nuclear reactor: Study

Asia Pacific

Flash floods, mudslides kill 13 people in South Korea

Days of heavy rain trigger floods and mud slides, leaving 13 people dead and forcing more than 1,000 from their homes.

Flash floods, mudslides kill 13 people in South Korea

North Korea

UN report warns against N Korea's 'miniaturised' nuclear devices

Confidential report says Pyongyang is still producing enriched uranium, constructing experimental light water reactor.

UN report warns against N Korea's 'miniaturised' nuclear devices

AJ Impact

North Korea's economy grew in 2019 - first time in 3 years

South Korea's central bank says agriculture, construction and fishing boosted growth despite impact of sanctions.

North Korea's economy grew in 2019 - first time in 3 years

Asia Pacific

Kim says N Korea's nuclear arms guarantee security, prevent war

North Korea's leader signals he has no intention of giving up nuclear weapons despite deadlock in talks with US.

Kim says N Korea's nuclear arms guarantee security, prevent war

Asia Pacific

Commemorations held 67 years after Korean Armistice Agreement

The three-year Korean War was brought to an end by a ceasefire agreement, but a permanent peace treaty has never been reached.

South Korea

In Pictures: The two Koreas mark armistice anniversary

Millions were killed during the three-year war, which began in 1950 when communist North invaded the US-backed South.

In Pictures: The two Koreas mark armistice anniversary

North Korea

North Korea declares emergency over suspected virus case

If confirmed, it would be the first officially recognised case of COVID-19 in North Korea.

AJ Impact

What North Korea's unfinished hospital says about its economy

Kim Jong Un reportedly rebuked officials over slow construction of a key economic project, showing effect of sanctions.

What North Korea's unfinished hospital says about its economy

Talk to Al Jazeera

John Bolton on Iran, North Korea and 'accountability' for US wars

The former US national security adviser discusses ongoing international conflicts and his approach to foreign policy.

South Korea

South Korea revokes licences of two propaganda balloon groups

Seoul said the organisations' work was 'seriously hindering the unification policy of the government'.

South Korea revokes licences of two propaganda balloon groups

North Korea

Trump envoy says US is ready to resume talks with North Korea

Stephen Biegun plays down hopes for meetings with N Korean officials during Seoul visit, but says US is ready for talks.

Trump envoy says US is ready to resume talks with North Korea

North Korea

N Korea says no US talks plan as Bolton hints 'October surprise'

Pyongyang's statement comes after ex-US national security adviser signals new Kim-Trump summit before US polls.

N Korea says no US talks plan as Bolton hints 'October surprise'