North Korea

US delegation in North Korea for Trump-Kim summit talks

Expectations of Kim-Trump face-to-face meeting grow as US officials are at the demilitarised zone for discussions.

North Korea

US-N Korea summit could end decades of war, says Kim

South Korea's President Moon says Kim Jong-un reaffirmed his commitment to 'complete' denuclearisation during talks.

Opinion

Trump's nuclear failures from Iran to North Korea

In just over a year, Donald Trump has managed to nudge the world closer to conflict on both ends of the Asian continent.

Richard Javad Heydarian

by Richard Javad Heydarian

Richard Javad Heydarian

North Korea

North Korea 'open to talks' despite Trump cancellation

Pyongyang calls president's decision to abruptly cancel talks unexpected but says it is open to dialogue 'at any time'.

North Korea

Trump calls off summit with North Korean leader

Pyongyang calls US president's decision to cancel the talks 'unexpected' and says open to dialogue 'at any time'.

Asia Pacific

S Korea journalists leave N Korea after nuclear site dismantled

Pyongyang invites a handful of international journalists to view the dismantling of the Punggye-ri nuclear test site, as it shows its commitment to discontinue nuclear tests.

Reporter's Notebook

Iranians look for hope in Europe's promises

US determination to leave behind 2015 nuclear deal and pursue a harder line leaves Islamic Republic with no easy options.

Iranians look for hope in Europe's promises

United States

Trump to Kim: Denuclearise or risk overthrow

US president says North Korea's Kim Jong-un could suffer same fate as Libya's Muammar Gaddafi over nuclear weapons.

Trump tells North Korea's Kim to denuclearise or risk overthrow

North Korea

N Korea threatens to cancel Trump-Kim summit

US State Department says it's moving ahead with planned Trump-Kim meeting in Singapore in June despite North's warning.

Iran

Analysis: What's next for Iran?

Iranian leaders under increasing pressure to ensure the economy does not relapse following Trump's Iran deal withdrawal.

Analysis: What's next for Iran?

North Korea

North Korea starts dismantling nuclear test site: report

Researchers say satellite pictures show several buildings near North Korea's only nuclear test site have been razed.

North Korea starts dismantling nuclear test site: report

Opinion

Closing the deal: The US, Iran, and the JCPOA

US President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal is strategically incoherent.

Payam Mohseni

by Payam Mohseni

Payam Mohseni

United States

Trump: Singapore to host summit with Kim Jong-un

Meeting set on June 12 will be the first-ever face-to-face between leaders of the US and North Korea.

Donald Trump: Singapore to host summit with Kim Jong-un

Iran

FM: Iran will not be bullied by US on nuclear deal

Iran's top diplomat says US bears sole responsibility for fate of deal, as another official warns of terminating pact.

Javad Zarif: Iran won't be bullied to renegotiate nuclear deal

Inside Story

Is North Korea changing its priorities?

Pyongyang pledges to close its nuclear test site and Kim Jong-un says the world can watch it being dismantled.