North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un acknowledged the prospect of talks with the United States, state media reported Tuesday, in his first official mention of dialogue with Washington ahead of a planned summit with US President Donald Trump.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday he would be willing to sit down with the North's leader Kim Jong-un, as the international community welcomed an agreement for Pyongyang to send its athletes to the Winter Olympics in the South.
US President Donald Trump, shelving comparisons about the size of a “nuclear button,” said Saturday he is open to talking with the North Korean leader and hopes some progress results from upcoming talks between the Koreas.
An escalating war of words between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un ratcheted up a notch on Friday as the US president dubbed North Korea's leader a "madman," a day after Pyongyang hinted it may explode a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean.
Malaysia and North Korea have lifted mutual bans on nationals from each country leaving the other as part of an agreement that ends a bitter row following the assassination of the North Korean leader’s exiled half-brother in Kuala Lumpur.
An Indonesian woman who is currently in Malaysian police custody over the assassination of the half bother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says she was paid only $90 to do the job in what she thought was a “TV prank show.”
North Korean Ambassador to Malaysia Kang Chol denounced the country's investigation into the death of the half-brother of North Korea's leader, calling it politically motivated and demanding a joint probe.
The World Bank’s president has begun making the case for an increase of the institution’s capital base, arguing that a slowdown in emerging markets and ambitious UN development goals agreed last month mean the bank needs greater resources.