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North and South Korea open hotline between leaders

The two Koreas opened a hotline between their leaders Friday, Seoul's presidential office said, a week before a summit between North Korea's Kim Jong Un and the South's President Moon Jae-in in the Demilitarized Zone.

New role for wife of North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has given his young, stylish wife the title of First Lady in what analysts say is a major boost to her status ahead of back-to-back summits with South Korea and the United States.

North Korea’s muted response on Syria strikes speaks volumes

A day after US, French and British missiles slammed into suspected chemical weapons sites in SAyria, authorities in North Korea — its longstanding friend — held dances in the street to celebrate founder Kim Il Sung’s birthday.

UN sanctions North Korean ship for fuel transfer at sea

The United Nations has blacklisted a North Korean ship for receiving oil in an October transfer that breached UN sanctions as first revealed by Reuters on Tuesday.

North Korea foreign minister visits Beijing to meet counterpart

North Korea's foreign minister arrived in Beijing Tuesday for talks with his counterpart, just a week after Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un made a groundbreaking trip to the Chinese capital.

South Korea deploys anti-piracy warship after hijack of fishing boat off Ghana

South Korea has deployed a naval vessel from its regional anti-piracy effort to help in the search after a fishing boat was hijacked by pirates off Ghana, South Korea’s foreign ministry said on Saturday.

North Korea to send teams to next two Olympics

North Korea President Kim Jong Un is committed to sending teams to the next two Olympics, the IOC chief Thomas Bach said Saturday.

Two Koreas to hold summit on April 27

The two Koreas on Thursday set a date for a rare inter-Korean summit, following a high-level meeting that was held days after the nuclear-armed North’s leader Kim Jong Un made his international debut with a surprise trip to China.

North Korea succumbs to US denuclearisation demand

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has pledged to denuclearise and meet U.S. officials, China said on Wednesday after an historic meeting with President Xi Jinping, who promised China would uphold its friendship with its isolated neighbour.

China says North Korea pledges denuclearisation during friendly visit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has pledged to denuclearise and meet U.S. officials, China said on Wednesday after an historic meeting with President Xi Jinping, who promised China would uphold its friendship with its isolated neighbour.

China: We have no knowledge of Kim’s visit

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Tuesday she had “no knowledge” of a rumoured visit by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to Beijing.

South Korea presidents to get two terms in office

President Moon Jae-In of South Korea on Monday signed a bill on constitutional amendments that would allow the head of state to be elected for two consecutive terms, local media reported.

South Korea’s Moon Jae-in proposes weakening president’s powers

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday proposed weakening the powers of his office and lowering the voting age in a package of constitutional reforms, while allowing the head of state to be re-elected.

North Korea and South Korea to talk next week

North Korea and South Korea are to meet next week for talks at the border truce village of Panmunjom.

North Korea ‘in talks to free US detainees’ as diplomacy escalates

North Korea is in talks with the US and Sweden to release three jailed Americans, reports said, as diplomatic activities intensified ahead of Pyongyang’s planned summits with Washington and Seoul.

China, Russia welcome Korean peace efforts with diplomacy in overdrive

China’s President Xi Jinping offered encouragement for South Korea’s initiative to nurture peaceful engagement with North Korea, and Russia also expressed support, the South Korean official leading diplomatic efforts said yesterday.

Japan leaves door open for Shinzo Abe-Kim Jong Un summit

Japan’s top government spokesman left the door open on Wednesday to a possible summit between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to discuss the matter of Japanese citizens kidnapped by Pyongyang’s agents decades ago.

Donald Trump: Deal with Kim Jong-un ‘in the making’

US President Donald Trump has said a deal with North Korea's Kim Jong-un is "very much in the making," a day after he revealed he agreed to meet the North Korean leader for face-to-face talks.

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