North Korea said on Wednesday it would permanently abolish its key missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts, the latest gesture by leader Kim Jong-un to revive faltering talks with Washington over his country's nuclear program.
North Korea's Kim Jong Un has given his first time line for denuclearization, aiming for the end of US President Donald Trump's first term, Seoul officials said on Thursday, prompting thanks from Trump who said they would "get it done together."
The Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea is both a potential conflict zone and a tourist destination. An official South Korean tourism site notes more than a million people visit the DMZ every year.
Watching the historic summit in June with Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, North Korea expert Andrei Lankov says he was not very hopeful about Kim giving up his country's nuclear weapons. But he says there are still opportunities for success.
North Korea transferred 55 small, flag-draped cases carrying the suspected remains of US soldiers killed in the Korean War on Friday, officials said, a first step in implementing an agreement reached in a landmark summit in June.
American officials expect North Korea to hand over around 50 sets of remains of American troops killed in the 1950-53 Korean War in coming weeks, but the drawn out process of negotiations to get to this point highlights the complications involve in the issue.
The government of North Korea says it has stopped disabling its nuclear facilities because it says the U.S. has violated a disarmament deal. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Dr. John Park, Director of the Korea Working Group at the US Institute of Peace.
North Korea marked its 60th anniversary with a massive military parade today. Many high level military officials were in evidence. But there was one noticeable absence -- North Korea's leader Kim Jong-IL. Anchor Marco Werman explains that Kim's no-show is fuelling speculation about his state of health.
The latest round of nuclear disarmament talks with North Korea ended today without an agreement. That means North Korea joins the list of unresolved foreign policy issues waiting for President-elect Barack Obama. The World's Matthew Bell reports.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in South Korea for the latest stop on her Asia tour. Top of the agenda there will be North Korea's nuclear program. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from The World's Matthew Bell.