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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

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

Kim Jong Un

N Korea leader Kim invites Trump to Pyongyang in new letter

Letter from Kim Jong Un was passed to Trump in August and talked of his willingness to resume stalled nuclear talks.

N Korea leader Kim invites Trump to Pyongyang in new letter

South Korea

S Korea's Moon, Trump to meet amid hopes for fresh N Korea talks

Stalled negotiations on denuclearisation in North Korea on top of the agenda of the meeting between South Korea and US.

S Korea's Moon, Trump to meet amid hopes for fresh N Korea talks

North Korea

North Korea willing to restart talks with US this month

After failed summit and stalled talks, Pyongyang said it is willing to reopen discussions if US has new proposals.

North Korea willing to restart talks with US this month

Asia Pacific

US hopes for North Korea talks in days or weeks: Pompeo

US secretary of state remains upbeat about negotiations aimed at dismantling Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme.

US hopes for North Korea talks in days or weeks: Pompeo

North Korea

Trump-Kim summit: Will two leaders meet for third round of talks?

US president and North Korean leader have already met twice this year with promise of more to come. But will it happen?

Trump-Kim summit: Will two leaders meet for third round of talks?

North Korea

North Korean constitution makes Kim Jong Un's power 'monolithic'

Kim now viewed as the supreme representative of all Korean people and an equal to nation's founder, his grandfather.

North Korean constitution makes Kim Jong Un's power 'monolithic'

Asia Pacific

North Korea test-fires missiles again after joint drills end

The suspected short-range ballistic missile tests are the seventh weapons launch in a month.

North Korea test-fires missiles again after joint drills end

North Korea

North Korea calls Mike Pompeo 'poisonous' to diplomacy

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho says US counterpart casting 'dark shadows' on progress of talks.

North Korea calls Mike Pompeo 'poisonous' to diplomacy

North Korea

North Korea rejects 'foolish' calls for peace talks

Statement from Pyongyang comes after South Korea reported two more short-range missiles were tested by North Korea.

North Korea rejects 'foolish' calls for peace talks

Asia Pacific

South Korea, US hold 'war games' despite North Korea warnings

Scaled-down military drill comes after Pyongyang tested a series of short-range projectiles in recent weeks.

South Korea, US hold 'war games' despite North Korea warnings

Asia Pacific

North Korea says it tested new rocket system

State news agency says leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test firings and had expressed 'satisfaction' over the outcome.

North Korea says it tested new rocket system

North Korea

North Korea warns US over planned war games

Military drills planned with South Korea next month could lead to nuclear-test resumption, Pyongyang says.

North Korea warns US over planned war games

North Korea

'Amazing event': North Korea lauds Trump-Kim meeting at border

There is extensive coverage of impromptu meeting in North Korea's state media, but analysts question its significance.

'Amazing event': North Korea lauds Trump-Kim meeting at border