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South Korean president Moon Jae-in, first lady Kim Jung-sook, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and his wife Ri Sol-ju beside the Heaven Lake of Mount Paektu, North Korea. Photograph:   Pyeongyang Press Corps/Pool via Reuters

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean president Moon Jae-in visited the sacred Mount Paektu on the last day of a three-day summit following(...)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (R) meeting with South Korean president’s special envoy Chung Eui-yong (L) in Pyongyang on September 5th. Photograph: KCNA/Reuters

Diplomatic stalemate on the Korean peninsula appears to be wearing on Kim Jong-un, with the North Korean leader expressing “frustration” that the glob(...)

A participant stands among cut-outs of South Korea’s president Moon Jae-in and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un during a pro-unification rally ahead of the upcoming summit between North and South Korea in Seoul, South Korea on Wednesday. Photograph:   Jorge Silva/Reuters

Friday’s meeting between South Korea’s president Moon Jae-in and North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong Un will mark the culmination of whirlwind diplo(...)

A South Korean soldier removes loudspeakers in the Demilitarized Zone in Paju, north of Seoul, South Korea, on June 16th,  2004. South Korea has again halted the propaganda broadcasts it blares across the border at North Korea. Photograph: Jin-Hee Park/ EPA

South Korea halted the propaganda broadcasts it blares across the border at North Korea on Monday ahead of their first summit in a decade, as US pres(...)

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang answers questions about the in North Korea during a news conference in Beijing on Monday. Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters

Thirty-two Chinese tourists and four North Koreans have died in a bus crash in North Korea, China’s foreign ministry said on Monday, with two Chinese(...)

South Korean president Moon Jae-in: “I am giving a lot of credit to President Trump . . . I am expressing my gratitude,” he said, of the US president’s role in the Korean talks.  Photograph: Kim Hong-Ji /EPA

President Moon Jae-in has said South Korea would introduce tougher sanctions if North Korea resumed nuclear tests, and credited US president Donald Tr(...)

Cho Myoung-gyon, South Korea’s unification minister (L) and Ri Son Gwon, chairman of North Korea’s Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland, shake hands  during a meeting in the DMZ in Paju, South Korea. Photographer: KPPA/Bloomberg

North Korea has offered to send a taekwondo martial arts team, cheerleaders and high-ranking officials to the Winter Olympics in South Korea next mont(...)

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 (...)

Moon Jae-in, the front-runner in South Korea’s presidential election, has indicated that if North Korea  is willing to negotiate its denuclearisation and set the stage for talks, South Korea could consider resuming joint projects. Photograph: Yonhap via Reuters

South Korea has urged North Korean cadres not to drive off in cars parked at the Kaesong industrial complex, a cross-border joint venture on North Kor(...)