North Korea

China's President Xi to visit North Korea this week

North Korea's Kim Jong Un has visited China four times since March 2018 but it will be Xi's first trip to Pyongyang.

China's President Xi to visit North Korea this week

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Trump: I received a 'beautiful' letter from North Korea's Kim

Trump comments come a day after the Wall Street Journal reports that Kim's slain half-brother had been a CIA informant.

Trump: I received a 'beautiful' letter from North Korea's Kim

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North Korea slams 'warmonger' Bolton over missile tests comment

Giving up tests means relinquishing right to self-defence, Pyongyang says in response to US national security adviser.

North Korea slams 'warmonger' Bolton over missile tests comment

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At rare UN news conference, North Korea warns US over seized ship

The North's ambassador to the UN says confiscation of Wise Honest could affect 'future developments' between countries.

At rare UN news conference, North Korea warns US over seized ship

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N Korea demands UN action over ship seizure by 'gangster' US

Washington announced last week it has seized a major cargo vessel belonging to North Korea known as the 'Wise Honest'.

N Korea demands UN action over ship seizure by 'gangster' US

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N Korea says ship seizure by US illegal, demands immediate return

Pyongyang says US has betrayed spirit of last year's summit agreement between President Trump and North Korean leader.

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US seizes North Korean coal vessel accused of violating sanctions

US officials allege the 'Wise Honest' vessel violated US and UN sanctions by illicitly shipping coal from North Korea.

US seizes North Korean coal vessel accused of violating sanctions

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North Korea fires 2 more projectiles as tensions rise

Report of latest launch comes days after Pyongyang tested rockets and a short-range missile last Saturday.

North Korea fires 2 more projectiles as tensions rise

North Korea

Kim Jong Un oversees multiple missile tests: State media

The North Korean leader oversees firing of tactical guided weapons into the East Sea, Korean Central News Agency says.

Kim Jong Un oversees multiple missile tests: State media

Inside Story

Why did Pyongyang fire new missiles?

After a diplomatic breakdown, North Korea has resumed firing missiles.

North Korea

North Korea test fires 'short-range projectiles'

Weapons test seen by analysts as a likely sign of Pyongyang's growing frustration at stalled diplomatic talks with US.

North Korea fires 'short-range projectiles' into East Sea

Asia Pacific

Japan's PM wants to meet Kim for talks 'with open mind'

Abe has recently softened his rhetoric towards Pyongyang, calling for a summit with Kim.

Japan's Abe wants to meet Kim to talk 'frankly with an open mind'

North Korea

Kim Jong Un: US acted in bad faith at Vietnam talks

Talks between North Korea and US over sanctions and denuclearisation ended abruptly in February.

Kim Jong Un: US acted in bad faith at Vietnam talks

Russia

Putin: Russia wants to resolve North Korea's nuclear standoff

Putin is the first head of state the North Korean leader is meeting after the failed Hanoi summit with Trump.

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What's at stake as Kim meets Putin in Russia?

North Korean leader to meet Russian president with discussions on economy, denuclearisation likely to be on the agenda.

What's at stake as Kim Jong Un meets President Putin in Russia?