• This file photo taken on 2 March 2019 shows Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, attending a wreath-laying ceremony at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum during a visit to Hanoi. Picture: AFP.

    US has 'wrong' expectation for NKorea dialogue: Kim's sister

    Since US President Joe Biden's election, the two countries have adopted a wait-and-see attitude to relations following the diplomatic roller-coaster ride under Donald Trump that produced three historic summits but no agreement on dismantling the North's nuclear arsenal.

  • This picture from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) taken and released on 1 January, 2018 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un delivering a New Year's speech at an undisclosed location. Picture: AFP

    NKorea must prepare for 'dialogue and confrontation' with US: Kim

    At a plenary meeting of the central committee of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea on Thursday, Kim outlined his strategy for relations with Washington, and the "policy tendency of the newly emerged US administration", the Korean Central News Agency said.

  • The 2020 Summer Olympic Games to be hosted by Tokyo have been moved to 2021. Picture: Twitter/@Tokyo2020

    N. Korea says will not go to Olympics over COVID-19 fears

    North Korea's Olympic Committee 'decided not to participate in the 32nd Olympic Games in order to protect players from the world public health crisis caused by COVID-19', said the Sports in the DPR Korea website, run by the sports ministry in Pyongyang.

  • FILE: US President Donald Trump (right) walks with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un during a break in talks at the second US-North Korea summit at the Sofitel Legend Metropole hotel in Hanoi on 28 February 2019. Picture: AFP

    Trump 'offered Kim Jong Un a ride home on Air Force One'

    Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump first engaged in a war of words and mutual threats, before an extraordinary diplomatic bromance that featured headline-grabbing summits and a declaration of love by the former US president.