North Korea

'Extreme hostile acts': N Korea condemns US sanctions extension

State news agency says decision is direct challenge to the Singapore summit with nuclear talks at a standstill.

'Extreme hostile acts': N Korea condemns US sanctions extension

Asia Pacific

North Korea's Kim 'not ready to denuclearise'

Comments come after exchange of letters between US President and Kim Jong Un raised hopes talks could be revived.

N Korea not ready to denuclearise: US intelligence agency chief

North Korea

North Korea lauds China ties as Xi wraps up trip

Xi travels through Pyongyang in open-top car with Kim Jong Un as two leaders celebrate two countries' close friendship.

North Korea lauds China ties as Xi wraps up trip

China

'Special relationship' in focus as China's Xi visits North Korea

Denuclearisation and economic issues to top agenda as Xi Jinping visits Pyongyang before his meeting with Donald Trump.

'Special relationship' in focus as China's Xi visits North Korea

Asia Pacific

China's Xi arrives in North Korea, set to hold talks with Kim

Xi is the first Chinese leader to visit the reclusive country in 14 years amid renewed tension on the Korean Peninsula.

China

China's Xi backs North Korea in op-ed for Pyongyang paper

Beijing supports Pyongyang's 'correct direction' in solving issues on the Korean Peninsula, Xi writes before the trip.

China's Xi backs North Korea in op-ed for Pyongyang paper

Asia Pacific

China's Xi Jinping to make first official trip to North Korea

The Chinese president to visit his reclusive ally this week before meeting US president at the G20 summit.

China's Xi Jinping to make first official trip to North Korea

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

North Korea

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

North Korea

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

North Korea

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

North Korea

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

North Korea

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.

North Korea

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

North Korea

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