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North Korea’s leader Kim Jon-un meeting South Korean president Moon Jae-in at the demarcation line that divides their countries at the summit in the truce village of Panmunjom in April. Photograph:  Korea summit press pool/AFP/Getty Images

South and North Korea agreed on Monday to hold a third summit meeting between their leaders in Pyongyang in September, after the two met for high-lev(...)

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un visiting a trial operation of a new type of trolley bus at an undisclosed location in North Korea.  Photograph: KCNA via KNS/AFP/Getty Images

North Korea and the US have exchanged strong words at a regional summit in Singapore, with North Korea’s foreign minister Ri Yong-ho accusing Washingt(...)

In this April 13th, 2017 photo, Kim Yo Jong is pictured during the official opening of the Ryomyong residential area, a collection of more than a dozen apartment buildings, in Pyongyang, North Korea.Photograph: AP/Wong Maye-E

North Korea will send the younger sister of leader Kim Jong-un as a representative to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, making her the first member (...)

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders: ‘We’ve not declared war on North Korea and frankly the suggestion of that is absurd.’ Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA

Tensions between North Korea and the US escalated yesterday after North Korea’s foreign minister accused president Donald Trump of declaring war. In (...)

US president Donald Trump meets with Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe during the UN General Assembly in New York. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

The United States announced fresh sanctions on North Korea on Thursday, increasing the economic pressure on the regime of Kim Jong-un as world leaders(...)

Kim Jong-nam, exiled half brother of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un, was allegedly poisoned in a Kuala Lumpur airport in February. File photograph: Shizuo Kambayashi/ AP

Malaysia has declared North Korea’s ambassador Kang Chol “persona non grata” and expelled after saying “foreign forces” colluded in the murder of the (...)

 Doan Thi Huong (left) and Siti Aisyah after being arrested in connection with the death of Kim Jong-nam. Photograph: EPA/Royal Malaysia Police Handout

Malaysia will cancel visa-free entry for North Koreans coming to the country from Monday, as diplomatic ties between the two nations worsened over the(...)

China’s President Xi Jinping (R) meets with Ri Su Yong, one of North Korea’s highest-profile officials. Photograph: Pang Xinglei/Xinhua

China’s president Xi Jinping has stressed the importance of “friendly” ties with its ideological ally North Korea, during a visit by a high-ranking Py(...)

 A North Korean missile launch likely failed on Tuesday, according to South Korea’s military, the latest in a string of high-profile failures. Photograph: Lee Jin-man/AP

North Korea attempted to fire a missile from its east coast early on Tuesday but the launch appears to have failed, South Korean officials said. Th(...)