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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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Oil prices rose on Wednesday as a supply disruption in Canada tightened the market and after US officials told importers to stop buying Iranian crude(...)

Photographer: Al Drago/Bloomberg

Asian stocks struggled for direction Wednesday as concerns lingered over the impact of potential global trade restrictions. The dollar and Treasury yi(...)

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and Chinese president Xi Jinping making a toast at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photograph:  AFP Photo/KCNA via KNS

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and China’s President Xi Jinping marked their growing closeness with an exchange of “beneficial views” on the denuclea(...)

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo with US general Vincent Brooks, commander of United States Forces Korea,  at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea on June 13th. Photograph:  Jung Yeon-je/Reuters

The top commander of US and allied forces in South Korea has warned about the dangers of military complacency just hours after a decision by Washingto(...)

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