SEOUL, Nov 29: China not only has the responsibility but the capability to influence North Korea's behaviour, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said, calling on Beijing to dissuade Pyongyang from pursuing banned development of nuclear weapons and missiles.

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA, Dec 29: North Korea has opened a high-profile political conference to discuss how to overcome “harsh trials and difficulties,” state media reported Sunday, days before a year-end deadline set by Pyongyang for Washington to make concessions in nuclear negotiations.

TOKYO/SEOUL, Nov 18: North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui travelled to Russia on Monday, the Russian embassy in Pyongyang said, in what Japan’s Kyodo news agency reported could be a visit to discuss efforts to negotiate an agreement with the United States.

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 22: Next week’s AFC Cup final between North Korea’s 4.25 SC and Lebanon’s Al Ahed will be played in Shanghai instead of Pyongyang due to sanctions affecting the North, the Asian Football Confederation said on Tuesday.

SEOUL, Oct 17: South Korea were happy to have made it back from Pyongyang in one piece after Tuesday’s brutal 2022 World Cup qualifier, with a Korean FA official describing the physical encounter as being “like war”.

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept 20: North Korea on Friday praised President Donald Trump for saying Washington may pursue an unspecified “new method” in nuclear negotiations with Pyongyang.

HONG KONG, August 3: North Korea have nominated Pyongyang as the host venue for their World Cup qualifying match against South Korea in October

SEOUL, Sept. 18: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un greeted South Korean president Moon Jae-in at Pyongyang International Airport as Moon arrived in the North Korean capital for a three-day summit.

SEOUL, March 20: A group of South Korea’s K-pop singers will visit Pyongyang from March 31, the South said on Tuesday, a reciprocal visit after North Korea sent performers to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

SEOUL/UNITED NATIONS, September 24: U.S. President Donald Trump dialed up the rhetoric against North Korea again at the weekend, warning the country’s foreign minister that he and leader Kim Jong Un “won’t be around much longer”, as Pyongyang staged a major anti-U.S. rally.

SEOUL, August 11: With North Korea threatening to send a salvo of ballistic missiles close to a U.S. military hub in the Pacific, pressure could grow for Washington to put its multibillion-dollar missile defense system into use and shoot them out of the air before they can pose a real threat.

PYONGYANG, North Korea, April 17:  The clouds of war, it might seem, are gathering around the Korean Peninsula.

PYONGYANG, Oct 19: Pyongyang's newly opened zoo has a new star: Azalea, the smoking chimpanzee.