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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(...)

South Korean women protest against sexism and hidden camera pornography on August 4th in Seoul. Photograph: Jean Chung/Getty Images

Amid anger over “spycam porn”, authorities in Seoul have pledged to conduct daily checks in public toilets, but campaigners on Monday called for stron(...)

US president Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un of North Korea taking a walk after their lunch on Sentosa Island in Singapore on June 12th. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

North Korea is continuing to develop its nuclear weapons programme, according to a report by the UN atomic watchdog, raising questions over the countr(...)

North and South Korean family members meet during a reunion at North Korea’s Mount Kumgang resort, near the demilitarised zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas. Photograph: Yonhap via Reuters

Siblings long assumed dead and parents who were separated from their children have come face to face for the first time in more than six decades as 89(...)

 South Korean women protest against sexism and hidden camera pornography on August 4th in Seoul. Photograph:  Jean Chung/Getty Images

A South Korean court has taken the rare step of jailing a woman for secretly photographing a male nude model, in a case that has sparked accusations o(...)

Eamonn Dunne: ‘My wife Jeziel is a Filipina who I met on one of my first trips, and we have twin boys Cian and Zach who will turn two in September.’

The Irish in Asia are generally very highly educated, and very well-connected to Ireland, according to a new survey of almost 800 people by the Depart(...)

Asian stocks wobbled on Friday, as Washington slapped tariffs on Chinese imports, a move many investors fear could be the start of a full-scale trade (...)

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo on his way to Pyongyang, North Korea at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, on Thursday. Photograph:  Andrew Harnik/Reuters

In the weeks since his landmark summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Donald Trump has been buoyant, maintaining that talks aimed at disarming (...)

Observers watch the demolition of a nuclear test site in Punggye-ri, North Korea, on May 24th. Photograph: AFP/KCNA via KNS

North Korea has continued to upgrade its only known nuclear reactor used to fuel its weapons programme, satellite imagery has shown, despite ongoing n(...)

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