North Korea

North Korea calls off nuclear talks with US

North Korea's chief negotiator accuses US of being 'inflexible' as talks, stalled since February, break down in Sweden.

Asia Pacific

US-North Korea relations: Denuclearisation talks to resume

Some concessions have been made by the parties involved, but there has been no progress towards the denuclearisation of North Korea.

Japan

Japan PM seeks meeting with N Korea's Kim despite missile launch

Abe wants to discuss the abduction of Japanese nationals by North Korean agents.

Japan PM seeks meeting with N Korea's Kim despite missile launch

United States

N Korea, US envoys to resume nuclear talks in Stockholm

The talks follow a missile test this week and are the first since Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un met at the DMZ in June.

N Korea, US envoys to resume nuclear talks in Stockholm

Asia Pacific

N Korea says tested new submarine-launched ballistic missile

North's leader Kim Jong Un did not attend launch, but sent message of 'warm congratulations' to scientists involved.

N Korea says tested new submarine-launched ballistic missile

North Korea

North Korea fires possible submarine-launched ballistic missile

North Korea carries out ninth launch since June, just hours after announcing new talks with United States.

North Korea fires possible submarine-launched ballistic missile

North Korea

North Korea's suspected submarine missile 'pushes the envelope'

If Pyongyang can launch missiles from submarines, threat will grow for Japan, South Korea and the US.

North Korea's suspected submarine missile 'pushes the envelope'

Asia Pacific

5G network in South Korea in DMZ border with North

South Korean village in demilitarised zone gets 5G network, perhaps sending hint of denuclearisation perks to North.

South Korea

South Korean fighter jets patrol over islands disputed by Japan

Seoul marks Armed Forces Day with flyover of two jets in disputed islands of Dokdo, also known as Takeshima in Japan.

South Korean fighter jets patrol over islands disputed by Japan

North Korea

Former Trump adviser Bolton sounds alarm on North Korea

In first speech since he was forced out, John Bolton says North Korea has no intention to give up nuclear weapons.

Former Trump adviser Bolton sounds alarm on North Korea

Russia

Russia arrests more than 260 North Korean fishermen

Russian border guards seize 3 North Korean vessels and 262 crew for poaching, says InterFax.

Russia arrests more than 260 North Korean fishermen

North Korea

N Korea pins hopes on Trump, but casts doubt on future talks

Senior foreign ministry official praises US president's 'bold' approach while pressing Washington to drop sanctions.

N Korea pins hopes on Trump, but casts doubt on future talks

AJ Impact

Pyongyang calling: How N Korea is busting smartphone sanctions

A thriving grey market in North Korea is being powered by mobile phones, evading UN sanctions.

Pyongyang calling: How N Korea is busting smartphone sanctions

United States

Trump, Moon meet on North Korea, military cost-sharing

Summit comes before talks in Seoul on how to pay for the cost of stationing thousands of US troops in South Korea.

Trump, Moon meet on North Korea, military cost-sharing

Donald Trump

'Probably not': Trump rules out North Korea visit for now

US president also says he is 'sure' North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would 'love' to visit the United States.

'Probably not': Trump rules out North Korea visit for now