Sunday August 23, 2015
Top aides to the leaders of North and South Korea have negotiated into the evening after talking through the previous night to try to ease tensions involving an exchange of artillery fire that brought the peninsula to the brink of armed conflict.
Saturday August 22, 2015
Top aides to the leaders of North and South Korea are meeting at the Panmunjom truce village straddling their border raising hopes for an end to a standoff that put the two sides on the brink of armed conflict.
Thursday August 20, 2015
South Korea fired dozens of artillery rounds towards North Korea today after the North shelled across the border to protest against anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts by Seoul - the first exchange of fire in 10 months.
Tuesday March 27, 2007
Japan's foreign minister said today that six-way talks on denuclearising North Korea could resume next week.
Thursday February 08, 2007
North Korea has said it may be willing to give up its nuclear weapons as fresh six-nation talks began.
Tuesday October 24, 2006
Hong Kong has detained a North Korean ship for safety violations, days after the UN Security Council imposed sanctions on Pyongyang.
Saturday October 21, 2006
Former US president Jimmy Carter said yesterday that the Bush administration was partly responsible for North Korea's decision to test a nuclear device.
Friday October 20, 2006
Kim Jong-il has told a visiting Chinese envoy that Pyongyang has no plans to conduct further nuclear tests.
Saturday October 14, 2006
The UN Security Council has unanimously agreed to impose sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear programme.
Thursday October 05, 2006
The United States has directly warned the North Korean government that it will not live with a nuclear-armed regime in Pyongyang.