North Korea threatens to call off Trump summit
North Korea has suspended talks with South Korea and threatened to cancel an historic summit between Kim Jong-un and President Trump, saying it wasn’t interested in a one-sided demand to give up its nuclear weapons. Mr Trump said he hadn’t been notified about any threat and would still insist on North Korea’s denuclearisation.
How North Korea’s nuclear negotiations could finally lead to peace
It’s one of the world’s longest-running conflicts, but could it finally be coming to an end?
North Korea to allow inspections of nuclear site
North Korea has told its southern neighbour that it will allow inspectors to confirm that its is abandoning its nuclear test site. The move follows talks between Kim Jong-un and his South Korean counterpart.
South Korea offer to enter talks with North Korea
South Korea has offered to enter talks with North Korea – after Kim Jong Un indicated he would be open to negotiations. And the reason the nuclear standoff suddenly looks less intractable? Pyongyang wants to take part in the Winter Olympics – which open next month in South Korea. But could it all be an…
The challenges faced by North Korean defectors
With tensions in the region at a high, millions of South Koreans live with the ongoing threat of military violence from their northern neighbours. But for one group the threat is even more acute. North Korean defectors who have managed to escape their repressive homeland face the challenges of integration in their new home. But…