North Korea

Kim to arrive in Vietnam on February 25 ahead of Trump summit

Kim will reportedly visit Vietnamese manufacturing and industrial areas before meeting the US president in Hanoi.

Kim to arrive in Vietnam on February 25 ahead of Trump summit

North Korea

How North Koreans view the Trump-Kim Vietnam summit

US, North Korean leaders to meet for second round of talks in February but there is not much hope among North Koreans.

Trump-Kim summit: North Koreans pessimistic about 'gimmick' talks

Asia Pacific

'Little to no change' in North Korean capabilities: US commander

General says has not seen any effort by North Korea to curtail nuclear weapons programme since first Trump-Kim summit.

'Little to no change' in North Korean capabilities: US commander

Kim Jong Un

US envoy: Hard work needed before Kim-Trump summit

Second US-North Korea summit will be held in Hanoi, Trump said, as first round of preparatory talks ends in Pyongyang.

US envoy: Hard work needed before Kim-Trump summit in Vietnam

Vietnam

Trump announces date, location for second Kim summit

US president announces location and date of much-anticipated meeting during State of the Union address.

Kim Jong Un

Vietnam, Trump's army draft and Kim's Soviet-era jet

If confirmed, choice of Vietnam as venue will be seen as a highly symbolic move, with something to offer both sides.

Vietnam, and the reasons it might host second Trump-Kim summit

Kim Jong Un

UN says North Korea trying to protect nuclear, missile capability

Confidential report to UN Security Council says North's nuclear programmes continue and sanctions are 'ineffective'.

UN says North Korea trying to protect nuclear, missile capability

Asia Pacific

US envoy to head to N Korea to prepare second Trump-Kim summit

Stephen Biegun will meet North Korean counterpart Kim Hyok Chol on Wednesday before much-anticipated second summit.

US envoy to head to N Korea to prepare second Trump-Kim summit

Asia Pacific

Trump sees 'good chance' of North Korea deal in second Kim summit

US president tells CBS' Face the Nation 'meeting is set' with N Korean leader, voices optimism about China trade deal.

Trump sees 'good chance' of North Korea deal in second Kim summit

North Korea

Trump-Kim summit details 'to be announced next week'

Envoy's comments come as Trump says he'll announce the site and date for a second summit with Kim Jong Un next week.

US envoy calls for full list of North Korean weapons programmes

United States

US spy chiefs break with Trump on several threats to the US

Intelligence directors break with Trump on threats posed by North Korea, Iran and ISIL.

Asia Pacific

Japan-South Korea radar spat shakes stability - when US needs it

Ahead of US-North Korea summit, analysts say latest dispute between neighbours threatens delicate regional dynamics.

Japan-South Korea radar spat shakes stability - when US needs it

Japan

Japan's PM vows to restore relations with North Korea

Conciliatory message contrasts sharply from a year ago when Abe set out a hardline approach towards Pyongyang.

Japan: Shinzo Abe vows to restore relations with North Korea

Asia Pacific

South Korea: Thaw in ties with North boosts ice fishing festival

Nearly two million South Koreans take part in the festival near North Korea border as Seoul-Pyongyang ties warm up.

North Korea

Kim says 'believes in' Trump ahead of second summit

State media suggests North Korean leader is optimistic about upcoming second summit with US president.

Kim says 'believes in' Trump ahead of second summit - KCNA