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LiveKim-Putin summit in Russia: Russia says Pyongyang needs security guarantees to de-nuclearise

Kim-Putin summit: The two leaders have expressed confidence that the summit will help assess the Korean peninsula issues and boost bilateral ties between North Korea and Russia.  

Mike Pompeo sees 'bumpy' North Korea talks, but hopes for several more chances

The outcome hinged ultimately on whether North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made the strategic decision to give up his country's nuclear weapons, Pompeo said.


Kim meets Putin: Russian-North Korean relations since the Korean War

A look at relations between North Korea and Russia since the 1950-53 Korean War.

Explained: With US talks faltering, why North Korea has turned to Russia

Looking for friendlier counterweights to the United States, Kim is making his first trip to Russia since taking the helm of his country and seeking to cultivate ties that date to the Soviet era.

North Korea's Kim Jong Un enters Russia for summit with Putin

Kim is expected to project himself as a serious world player at his first meeting with the Russian leader on Thursday and at the same time seek assistance from a key ally to ease economic pressure brought on by US and international sanctions.

North Korea's Kim Jong Un to meet Vladimir Putin at crucial diplomatic moment

North Korea confirms leader Kim Jong Un will soon visit Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin in a summit that comes at a crucial moment for tenuous diplomacy meant to rid the North of its nuclear arsenal.


Explained: After unsuccessful summit with Trump, North Korean Kim Jong Un is again using military optics

The military-related posturing comes after Kim expressed deep disappointment earlier this month with what the North claims were an inflexible, ``gangster-like'' demands by the US in Hanoi.

How both women accused of murdering Kim Jong Un's brother, Kim Jong Nam, were let off

On February 13, 2017, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half-brother, Kim Jong Nam, entered the Kuala Lumpur airport to fly to Macau when he was assassinated. Both women accused of the murder have been acquitted of murder.

North Korea says embassy raid in Spain was a 'grave terrorist attack'

The foreign ministry representative also called for an investigation and said North Korea was closely watching rumours that the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and an anti-North Korea group were behind the raid.

Donald Trump says additional sanctions on North Korea not necessary

Washington has said it aims to re-engage with Kim, but North Korea has warned it is considering suspending talks and may rethink a freeze on missile and nuclear tests unless Washington makes concessions.

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Kim Jong Un meets Vladimir Putin in Russia

Kim Jong Un became the first North Korean leader to travel to Russia since his late father, Kim Jong Il, visited in 2011.

Drones and gymnasts: North Korea marks 70th anniversary with military parade

Pyongyang residents, who trained for months for the anniversary, held up the bouquets to spell out words and slogans.


Joy, disbelief as Korean families separated by war meet after 65 years

About 90 families from North and South Korea wept and embraced as the neighbors held their first reunion events in three years for relatives wrenched apart by the Korean War for more than six decades.

The secret rendezvous: When Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping met

North Korea's Kim Jong Un travelled to Beijing to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in a "secret meeting".

Glimpses of life inside North Korea, the world's most isolated country

The Indian Express visited Pyongyang in North Korea earlier this month for an AFC Cup football match between Bengaluru FC and North Korean military club, 4.25 SC. Mihir Vasavda captures some of the images of the life of people in this reclusive nation under its leader Kim Jong-un.

N-Korea jails US student Otto Warmbier for 15 years with hard labour

Otto Warmbier, a student at the University of Virginia, was arrested in North Korea in early January on charges of "hostile acts" against the state, according to the country's official news agency KCNA.


Water parks and volleyball: Unseen pictures from inside North Korea

A peek into the daily life in North Korea.

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World News Wrap — Trump-Kim Summit: The hidden messages you missed in these gestures

The US President and the North Korean leader met at the "neutral" destination on Tuesday. With the world watching, they shook hands, smiled for the cameras and agreed to further bilateral ties.


DMRK's action affects peace of India: MEA

New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup on Wednesday said he has seen the reports of the nuclear test that has been conducted in North Korea, and it is a matter of concern. He also said that Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DMRK) is doing wrong deeds, which adversely impact on peace and stability of India.

Family reunions between the two Koreas continue after 20-month gap

For the first time since February 2014 South Koreans are being allowed into the North for family reunions.