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North Korean airline plans new route to China's Xian

North Korean airline plans new route to China's Xian

Xian is set to become the fifth Chinese city with a direct flight to Pyongyang after Beijing, Shenyang, Shanghai and Chengdu.

Kim Jong Un hails 'unity' with China in new visit

Kim Jong Un hails 'unity' with China in new visit

The two-day visit was designed to reassure Beijing that Pyongyang will not neglect its interests as Trump and the young autocrat move into uncharted diplomatic terrain.

North Korea rejects remarks by UN rights boss as "fabricated"

North Korea rejects remarks by UN rights boss as "fabricated"

North Korea on Tuesday rejected allegations by the top UN human rights official that serious and widespread violations persisted in the country despite its diplomatic opening.

North Korea's Kim makes two-day visit to China

North Korea's Kim makes two-day visit to China

The outing comes as China has sought to strengthen its role as a mediator between the US and North Korea, where Beijing claims compelling security and economic interests.

South Korea and US set to suspend major military drills

South Korea and US set to suspend major military drills

The South Korean news agency said the suspension was likely to affect only major joint exercises, not more routine military training.

World can 'sleep well' after N.Korea summit: Trump

World can 'sleep well' after N.Korea summit: Trump

Even as experts weighed the implications of Trump's Singapore summit with Kim, the US president struck a typically bullish note in a series of announcements.

In stunning summit concession, Trump says he will halt Korea war games

In stunning summit concession, Trump says he will halt Korea war games

US President Donald Trump made a stunning concession to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday about halting military exercises, pulling a surprise at a summit that baffled allies, military officials and lawmakers from his own Republican Party.

Iran warns N.Korea: Trump could cancel deal before getting home

Iran warns N.Korea: Trump could cancel deal before getting home

Iran warned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday against trusting US President Donald Trump, saying he could cancel their denuclearisation agreement within hours.

Japan PM hails Trump-Kim agreement as 'first step'

Japan PM hails Trump-Kim agreement as 'first step'

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday welcomed a document signed by North Korea's leader at an unprecedented summit with US President Donald Trump as a "first step" towards denuclearisation.

Kim enjoys Singapore sites on eve of historic summit

Kim enjoys Singapore sites on eve of historic summit

Kim Jong Un is not believed to have left his hotel since a meeting with Singapore's prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong, soon after his arrival on Sunday in the city-state.

Trump urged to push North Korea to end slavery at Singapore summit

Trump urged to push North Korea to end slavery at Singapore summit

United States President Donald Trump should press Pyongyang to end state-imposed slavery and forced labour, said North Korean defectors ahead of a historic summit between the leaders of both countries.

Trump and Kim in Singapore for historic summit

Trump and Kim in Singapore for historic summit

Trump flew into Singapore's Paya Lebar Air Base aboard Air Force One looking to strike a deal that will lead to the denuclearisation of one of America's bitterest foes.