In a break with protocol, Kim's four-day visit to China was announced before his train had even pulled into Beijing station.
- by Kirsty Needham
Kim Jong Un is in China for a fourth summit meeting with President Xi Jinping, North Korean and Chinese state media have reported.
Kim's challenge means Trump must decide whether it's better to constrain North Korea's nuclear growth or stick with his pledge of total denuclearisation.
- by David E. Sanger
In his New Year address, Kim said there would be faster progress on denuclearisation if the United States takes corresponding action.
- by Hyonhee Shin & Soyoung Kim
After being considered an embarrassment and a blight on the landscape, the Ryugyong hotel has now been reborn as a symbol of pride and North Korean ingenuity.
- by Eric Talmadge
The lawsuit describes in horrific detail the results of torture on Otto Warmbier. He was blind and deaf, his arms were mangled and he was jerking and howling.
- by Eric Tucker
The two sides have been engaged in talks on the leaders' second meeting after the first, unprecedented, one in Singapore in June.
North Korea has been growing frustrated over Washington's insistence that sanctions would only be lifted at the end of a long process of denuclearisation.
- by Simon Denyer
Francis indicated he would consider making what would be a landmark trip to a nation known for severe restrictions on religious practice, according to South Korean officials.
- by Philip Pullella