World Cup 2018

Holders Germany knocked out of the World Cup

Two injury-time goals by South Korea mean four-time winners Germany finish bottom of the group.

Germany knocked out of the World Cup after loss to South Korea

North Korea

Evidence 'shoddy' in Kim Jong-un half-brother murder trial

Defence lawyers claim evidence is too weak to convict two women facing the death penalty for the airport poisoning.

Evidence 'shoddy' in Kim Jong-un half-brother murder trial

Asia Pacific

Two Koreas agree on dates for family reunions

The planned reunion in August will be the first such event since 2015.

Two Koreas agree on dates for family reunions

Asia Pacific

Sport helping heal wounded Korean relations

North and South Korea will hold a basketball competition next month, and an inter-Korean team will compete in some sports at the Asian Games in August.

South Korea

Seoul: US forces in South Korea 'not subject' to talks

South Korean and Japanese officials react to Trump's decision, as analysts warn of weakened US alliance in the region.

US forces in South Korea 'not subject' to US-North Korea talks

Asia Pacific

Pompeo: N Korea denuclearisation must be 'quick'

US top diplomat pushes back at Pyongyang's claim that it would get concessions from Trump during 'step-by-step' process.

Pompeo: No sanctions relief for N Korea until denuclearisation

Asia Pacific

'I'm concerned': South Koreans react to Trump-Kim summit

Some expressed doubts about where the historic summit in Singapore would lead and what really would happen next.

Human Rights

Zainichi: Being Korean in Japan

As North Korea agrees to denuclearisation, Koreans living in Japan hope for a more peaceful future.

Zainichi: Being Korean in Japan

Asia Pacific

S Korea hopes Singapore summit will usher in new era

President Moon Jae-in, who often acted as a mediator for meeting between US and North Korea, is vowing to write a new history with Pyongyang.

Asia Pacific

First person: N Korean defector 'anxious' about Trump-Kim summit

YouTuber Ttohyang, who defected from North Korea in 2009, shares her thoughts on the historic meeting.

Asia Pacific

Seoul hopes Singapore summit could lead to peace with North Korea

South Korea hopes that Washington's meeting with Pyongyang will open the way to end the Korean War.

Asia Pacific

Duterte kiss during South Korea visit draws disgust

Opposition senator says the president's action 'was a despicable display of sexism and grave abuse of authority'.

Duterte kiss during South Korea visit draws disgust

North Korea

Inter-Korean talks: Delegations resume peace discussions

Meetings between Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in are not the whole of the inter-Korean peace process, as high-level officials are establishing contact across the border and even setting up a liaison office.

US & Canada

Trump-Kim summit timeline: On, off, maybe, on again

US president says he will meet North Korean leader in June to talk about denuclearisation in the Korean Peninsula.

Timeline: Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un Singapore summit on June 12

North Korea

North Korean general to meet US secretary of state

Kim Yong-chol, North Korean leader's right-hand man, to told high-level talks in the US on a possible June 12 summit.

North Korean envoy to meet US secretary of state Pompeo