Vietnam

Trump announces date, location for second Kim summit

US president announces location and date of much-anticipated meeting during State of the Union address.

Kim Jong Un

Vietnam, Trump's army draft and Kim's Soviet-era jet

If confirmed, choice of Vietnam as venue will be seen as a highly symbolic move, with something to offer both sides.

Vietnam, and the reasons it might host second Trump-Kim summit

Kim Jong Un

UN says North Korea trying to protect nuclear, missile capability

Confidential report to UN Security Council says North's nuclear programmes continue and sanctions are 'ineffective'.

UN says North Korea trying to protect nuclear, missile capability

Asia Pacific

Trump sees 'good chance' of North Korea deal in second Kim summit

US president tells CBS' Face the Nation 'meeting is set' with N Korean leader, voices optimism about China trade deal.

Trump sees 'good chance' of North Korea deal in second Kim summit

North Korea

Trump-Kim summit details 'to be announced next week'

Envoy's comments come as Trump says he'll announce the site and date for a second summit with Kim Jong Un next week.

US envoy calls for full list of North Korean weapons programmes

North Korea

Kim says 'believes in' Trump ahead of second summit

State media suggests North Korean leader is optimistic about upcoming second summit with US president.

Kim says 'believes in' Trump ahead of second summit - KCNA

Sweden

Sweden hosts 'constructive' N Korea talks ahead of Trump-Kim meet

Stockholm has had diplomatic ties with North Korea since 1973, provides US consular services at its Pyongyang embassy.

Sweden hosts 'constructive' N Korea talks ahead of Trump-Kim meet

United States

Trump, Kim to hold second summit near February end: White House

White House says US continues to make progress in denuclearisation talks after North Korean envoy visits Washington.

North Korea

Kim's goal in Trump summit: 'Have his cake and eat it'

Sudden visit to Beijing reminder that Pyongyang has other options if rapprochement with Washington fails, analysts say.

What next for North Korea-US ties after Kim's China trip?

China

'Meet halfway,' Xi tells Kim over possible Trump summit

In talks with North Korean leader, Chinese president says Beijing backs second meeting between Pyongyang and Washington.

In talks with Kim, China's Xi backs second North Korea-US summit

North Korea

North Korea's Kim ends China visit as Trump summit looms

Unannounced trip to Beijing included meeting, dinner with Chinese President Xi Jinping and visit to factory.

North Korea's Kim ends China visit as Trump summit looms

Asia Pacific

Kim in China after 'new path' warning over US sanctions

Visit comes days after North Korean leader says he may seek alternative path if US maintains pressure on his country.

North Korea's Kim visiting China at Xi Jinping's invitation

Asia Pacific

Historic year of inter-Korea relations sees drop in tensions

After a year of improving relations between North and South Korea, many Koreans are both hopeful and cautious about what the future may bring.

North Korea

Trump and Kim ready to meet again, but what's changed this time?

With Trump vowing full denuclearisation and Kim clinging to nuclear arms, real progress relies on will to compromise.

Trump and Kim ready to meet again, but what's changed this time?

North Korea

Kim ready to meet Trump but asks US not to test N Korea

North Korean leader delivers annual New Year's Day speech laying out Pyongyang's top priorities for 12 months ahead.

Kim calls for corresponding US measures, ready to meet Trump