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.
Two American journalists are home safe and sound after nearly five months in North Korean captivity. The World's Matthew Bell looks at how Mr. Clinton's mission differed from that of former President Jimmy Carter's 1994 visit to North Korea.
Correspondent Jason Strother says South Koreans are welcoming Pyongyang's release of journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee. Some human rights activists are concerned that their work may have jeopardized the safety of North Korean refugees.
An executive from South Korean car maker Hyundai has won the release of a company employee held in North Korea. The employee had been accused insulting the North Korean regime. Reporter Jason Strother brings us the story.