SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's preparations for its first summit with North Korea in more than a decade are in full swing this week, officials said on Sunday, a day after the North's pledge to end its nuclear tests raised hopes but also scepticism.
Korean-American expert says Pyongyang’s suspension of nuclear and long-range missile tests are ‘not a denuclearization statement’Donald Trump has saluted Pyongyang’s suspension of nuclear and long-range missile tests ahead of planned talks with th
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the Yasukuni Shrine for war dead, the shrine said on Saturday, prompting criticism from Seoul as it is seen in the two Koreas and China as a symbol of Japan's past militarism.
A win for security, but real acid test of Pyongyang’s intentions is whether it will give up the weapons it has already builtNorth Korea has announced it will cease testing nuclear devices and missiles, and promised to shut down its primary nuclear test
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian will not offer to host a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday, according to the RIA news agency.
North Korea’s fingerprints have appeared recently in some surprisingly sophisticated cyberattacks, including on central banks and cryptocurrency exchanges. Pyongyang is cultivating elite hackers much like other countries train Olympic athletes.
Ri Sol-ju, the wife of North Korea's leader, made her first public appearance as first lady last weekend at a ballet performance by a visiting Chinese troupe. Kim Jong-un's decision to give his wife the title is widely seen as a major boost to her status
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will seek common ground on how to deal with North Korea's nuclear challenge on Tuesday amid fears in Tokyo that Trump might be prone to make too many conc
SEOUL (Reuters) - Kim Jong Un hobnobbed with a visiting Chinese ballet troupe as he capped a weekend of celebrations in the North Korean capital that conspicuously lacked a show of military might that marked many previous festivals.
SEOUL (Reuters) - A discotheque hidden among the back alleys of eastern Seoul is packed with hundreds of grey-haired couples on a Monday afternoon, dancing to local hits from the 1960s in a basketball court-sized hall.
Though North Korea is widely seen as a regime notorious for its human-rights violations and bellicose rhetoric, like other countries, it observes several national and traditional holidays.
North Korea's official holidays range from the birthd
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - South Korea's national security adviser was in Washington on Wednesday for his first meeting with his new American counterpart, John Bolton, U.S. officials said, amid preparations for separate U.S. and South Korean summits with Nort
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's Supreme People's Assembly convened on Wednesday where state finances were discussed, North Korean state media reported on Thursday, while leader Kim Jong Un appeared to be absent from the proceedings.