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North Korean: Denuclearisation prospects – Zafar Nawaz Jaspal

Dr Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | Trump administration desires to convert the North Korean nuclear and missiles program into joint civilian-use projects such as electricity generation,...

North Korea holds 70th anniversary parade, without ICBMs

AFP | North Korea refrained from displaying its intercontinental missiles in a massive military parade through Pyongyang celebrating its 70th birthday Sunday -- a conspicuous...

Trump says China making things ‘much more difficult’ with N. Korea

AFP | US President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China of complicating Washington's relationship with North Korea by rendering its ally economic assistance, as talks...

Did N. Korea’s Kim put potatoes over Pompeo?

AFP | North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may have been too busy visiting a potato farm to meet US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo,...

N. Korea talks sidelining human rights: UN rapporteur

AFP | The North Korean talks process with the US and the South is sidelining the human rights of Pyongyang's oppressed citizens, the UN's top...

Pompeo in Pyongyang to seek concrete nuclear commitments

News Desk | Washington's top diplomat engaged in an intense day of negotiations with his North Korean counterpart Saturday as he strove to nail down...

Pompeo sets off for North Korea nuclear talks

AFP | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo left Washington on Thursday bound for Pyongyang and his latest round of talks with Kim Jong Un...

US envoy Pompeo to return to North Korea this week

AFP | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads back to North Korea this week to flesh out the bare bones nuclear agreement between President...

North Korea secretly pursuing nuclear weapons: reports surface

AFP | Reports that North Korea intends to secretly maintain some of its nuclear stockpile and production facilities raised questions Sunday about President Donald Trump's...

N. Korea media herald Kim’s Singapore stroll

AFP | North Korea's state media lauded Singapore Tuesday as they highlighted Kim Jong Un's visit to some of its top tourist attractions. A few hours...

Who’s getting this? North Korea’s summit bill

AFP | North Korea has a habit of making others pick up its overseas travel tabs, and experts say either Singapore or South Korea is...

Trump’s brash diplomacy faces summit tests

AFP | President Donald Trump embarks Friday on four days of summitry that could tip the world toward trade war or nuclear peace, and perhaps...

Denuclearisation: the great divide for Kim-Trump summit

AFP | The issue at the top of US President Donald Trump's agenda for his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is also...

China’s gateway to N. Korea pins hopes on Kim-Trump summit

AFP | After a sanctions-driven hiatus, dozens of North Korean women are again cutting cloth, pedalling sewing machines and manning production lines at a garment...

First Trump-Kim meeting scheduled for June 12

AFP | The White House said on Monday that the first meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take...

Summit plans revived as Trump receives a “very nice” letter from...

News Analysis | President of the United States of America Donald Trump has announced that the summit he initially declared a dead end just a...

Placid Singapore braces for Trump-Kim storm

AFP | Singapore hotel rooms are being snapped up, police are preparing to lock down the city and thousands of journalists are set to jet...

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov in Pyongyang: KCNA

AFP | Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in Pyongyang Thursday, North Korea's state media said, ahead of a landmark summit between Donald Trump and...

Japan weighs minister-level talks with North Korea: reports

AFP | Japan is weighing high-level, direct talks with North Korea, potentially an August meeting between the two countries' foreign ministers, local media said Wednesday. The...

Trump, Abe say ‘imperative’ to dismantle N. Korean weapons

AFP | President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed Monday that it is "imperative" to completely dismantle North Korea's nuclear weapons and...

Korean War hero doubtful of Trump-Kim peace prospects

AFP | As a decorated war hero who once took out three machine gun nests with nothing but grenades, Choi Deuk-soo knows first hand what...

Trump and Kim raise summit hopes after days of brinkmanship

AFP | Plans for a landmark summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un are moving "very nicely", US President Donald Trump said Sunday, as the...

Kim and Moon’s surprise meet up breathes air into dying Singapore...

News Analysis | Without any prior announcement or planning, leaders of both Koreas Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in, met in the demilitarized zone to...

South Korea welcomes prospect of ‘reignited’ US-North Korea talks

AFP | South Korea on Saturday welcomed the renewed prospect of a summit between the United States and North Korea after President Trump cancelled talks...

North Korea summit could still happen: Trump

AFP | One day after abruptly pulling the plug on a high-stakes summit with North Korea, US President Donald Trump said Friday the meeting with...

North Korea still open to US talks despite Trump summit cancellation

AFP | North Korea said Friday it was still willing to talk to the United States after President Donald Trump abruptly cancelled a summit between the...

The nuclear test site North Korea plans to destroy

AFP | North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's promise to dismantle his country's only known nuclear test site has shone the spotlight on the secretive...

Trump-Kim summit in play as Moon visits White House

AFP | Donald Trump holds a high-stakes meeting with South Korea's president at the White House Tuesday, talks that could decide whether the US president's...

Historic Summit in jeopardy as Kim threatens to cancel his meeting...

News Analysis | Just 15 hours after North Korea proposed a high-level meeting between delegates from both Koreas to map out the further proceedings toward...

N. Korea will never fully give up nuclear weapons: top defector

AFP | North Korea will never completely give up its nuclear weapons, a top defector said ahead of leader Kim Jong Un's landmark summit with...

Trump walks out of ‘Iran Nuclear Deal’

News Analysis | US President, Donald Trump, finally announced to pull out of the Iran Nuclear deal signed in 2015 by his predecessor, Barack Obama....

Korean “peace pipeline” gains traction

M K Bhadrakumar | The two “peace pipelines” – one carrying Iranian natural gas via Pakistan to India and a second transporting Russian gas via...

China concerned over its depleting influence on North Korea

News Analysis | As North Korea precedes with its audacious, by its own standards, diplomatic moves, China feels that it is a deliberate move on...

China’s foreign minister to visit N. Korea this week

AFP | China's foreign minister will visit North Korea this week, his office said Monday, becoming the highest-ranking Chinese official to travel there in years...

North Korea says historic summit opens ‘new era for peace’

AFP | North Korea on Saturday hailed its summit with the South as a "historic meeting" that paved the way for the start of a...

Kim’s security: ‘not even an ant can pass through’

AFP | When Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un came down the steps towards the inter-Korean border Friday he was escorted by a phalanx of bodyguards...

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