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Pier with the sun setting behind a distant lighthouse in the Sea of Japan/East Sea. Photograph: Fábio Nascimento

The battered wooden “ghost boats” drift through the Sea of Japan for months, their only cargo the corpses of starved North Korean fishermen whose bodi(...)

US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un standing on North Korean soil  in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in Panmunjom, Korea. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

North Korean state media celebrated Kim Jong-un’s latest meeting with Donald Trump, underlining concerns that the US president has helped burnish the (...)

South Korean president Moon Jae-in and US president Donald Trump:  Mr Trump tweeted that he sees “brilliant potential” in North Korea. Photograph:  Saul Loeb/ AFP/Getty

North Korean and US officials were continuing their preparations for a summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un in Singapore, after the US presiden(...)

A photograph  released by  North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency  shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (right) shaking hands with South Korean envoy  Chung Eui-yong ,  during their meeting in Pyongyang.

South Korea’s president Moon Jae-in said he was confident that an offer by the North to freeze its nuclear programme would satisfy US conditions for p(...)

A US Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter jet touching down at Gwangju Air Base in  South Korea ahead of a large scale  military  exercise. Photograph: US Air Force via Getty Images

South Korea and the US have begun their biggest ever air force drill, mobilising hundreds of warplanes including two dozen Stealth bombers, just a wee(...)

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un: The country’s growth mainly came from industries such as mining and manufacturing, as well as utilities such as electricity, gas, and water supplies.  Photograph: Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images

North Korea’s economy shrugged off tough international sanctions over its nuclear programme to expand by 3.9 per cent last year, the fastest pace in (...)