North Korea nominated Pyongyang as the host venue for their World Cup qualifying match against South Korea in October, clearing the way for the two countries to play on North Korean soil for the first time in almost 30 years.
Chinese President Xi Jinping says his government supports North Korea’s “correct direction” in politically resolving issues, just a day before he arrives in Pyongyang at the invitation of the North’s leader Kim Jong-un.
Xi Jinping will burnish China's alliance with North Korea by making his first trip to Pyongyang as president this week – and on Wednesday he sealed their friendship in ink, offering a "grand plan" for regional stability.
North Korean's Kim Jong Un greeted Moon Jae-in with hugs and smiles on Tuesday as the South Korean president arrived in Pyongyang to discuss faltering talks on denuclearization and the prospect of officially ending the Korean War.
South Korea will send special envoys to North Korea’s capital, Pyongyang, on Wednesday to discuss the details of next month’s summit between the leaders of the two countries, a presidential spokesman says.
North Korea on Saturday said the US was acting with "alarming" impatience on the issue of denuclearization, after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stressed the need to maintain full sanctions pressure on Pyongyang.
Singapore's Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan will visit North Korea from Thursday to Friday, the Singapore government said in a statement, days before it plays host to the leaders of North Korea and the United States at a summit.
North Korea has agreed to hold high-level talks with South Korea on March 29 at the border truce village of Panmunjom to prepare for a summit of their leaders planned for April, the South said on Saturday.
US President Donald Trump has said he believes North Korea desires to "make peace, "praising the Asian country for its restraint following his declaration of a possible summit between him and leader Kim Jong-un.