North Korea

US, South Korea hold small-scale drills before N Korea talks

Exercises taking place days before talks on North Korea denuclearisation and planned second Trump-Kim summit.

US, South Korea hold small-scale drills before N Korea talks

101 East

Korean Dogs: Friend or Food

The dog meat industry and animal rights activists face off as South Korea considers banning killing dogs for meat.

North Korea

No-fly zone, military-drill ban near Korea border take effect

Deal includes halt to 'all hostile acts' and gradual removal of landmines and guard posts in the Demilitarised Zone.

No-fly zone, military-drill ban near Korea border take effect

North Korea

North Korea prepares nuclear test site for inspectors

Pyongyang says it dismantled Punggye-ri site in May, but did not allow international inspections at the time.

North Korea prepares nuclear test site for inspectors

South Korea

South Korean court orders Japanese firm to compensate WWII slaves

Landmark ruling will have a serious economic and political impact on Japanese-South Korean ties, analysts say.

South Korean court orders Japanese firm to compensate WWII slaves

North Korea

'Absolutely certain' North Korea will denuclearise: US

Stephen Biegun, visiting South Korea, reiterates commitment to work together to end North's nuclear programme.

Visiting Seoul, US envoy seeks to boost denuclearisation push

South Korea

'Spycam' epidemic seizes South Korea's women

Perpetrators use tiny devices to film women in public places, such as toilets or changing rooms, and later sell footage.

'Spycam' epidemic seizes South Korea's women

Vatican

Pope ponders landmark visit to North Korea after Kim invitation

Invitation to visit was relayed by South Korean President Moon Jae-in during meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican.

Pope ponders landmark visit to North Korea after Kim invitation

Asia Pacific

US opposed to Koreas' plan for no-fly zone over border

US and S Korea insist they are on the same page on dealing with N Korea but there are signs of disagreement.

US opposed to Koreas' plan for no-fly zone over border

South Korea

Visiting Vatican, South Korean president says confident of peace

Moon Jae-in to meet Pope Francis on Thursday; expected to extend invitation from Kim Jong Un to visit North Korea.

Witness

Old Marine Boy: Diving on the Border With North Korea

A North Korean defector lives a dangerous life as a compressor diver deep beneath the sea.

Special series

World Food Day: Must-Watch Documentaries

From South Korea's Kimchi craze to Egypt's breadline - Al Jazeera's documentary picks for World Food Day, and every day.

World Food Day: Must-Watch Documentaries

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