A Vietnamese woman suspected of assassinating the North Korean leader's half-brother lost her bid for immediate release on Thursday as Malaysian authorities refused to drop a murder charge, days after her Indonesian co-accused was freed.
Malaysia's prime minister said Tuesday the surprise release of an Indonesian woman who was on trial for assassinating the North Korean leader's half-brother followed the "rule of law", after suspicions of meddling amid an intense lobbying effort by Jakarta.
Could the United States (US) and North Korea reach a historic accord – or could it all fall to pieces?
As President Donald Trump prepares for a historic second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, observers see a wide array of possible outcomes.
As Donald Trump seeks progress with North Korea at a second summit, the United States (US) has a series of cards it can play including easing sanctions, signing a peace declaration or even pulling troops from South Korea.
By hosting North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for a fourth time, China has signalled again that it will not be side-lined in the diplomatic dance between its Cold War-era ally and Washington.
Chinese President Xi Jinping offered North Korean leader Kim Jong-un firm backing in deadlocked nuclear talks with the United States (US) and reasserted Beijing's key role in the wider process, according to the two allies' state media Thursday.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has overseen the testing of a "newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon", Pyongyang's state media reported Friday, in a move that will raise the temperature over denuclearisation talks.
North Korea and Iran will dominate this week's gathering of world leaders at the United Nations (UN), where President Donald Trump will be in the spotlight as he continues to upend global diplomacy.
North Korea's Kim Jong-un agreed Wednesday to shutter a missile-testing site and visit Seoul, a historic move the United States (US) welcomed by saying it was ready for immediate talks aimed at denuclearising North Korea by January 2021.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in travels to Pyongyang this week for his third summit with Kim Jong-un, looking to break the deadlock in nuclear talks between North Korea and the United States (US).