REUTERS - North Korea on Sunday accused the United States of provoking confrontation on the Korean peninsula with new sanctions, while South Korean protesters tried to block North Korean officials reaching the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics.
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AFP - A friendly face promising better times, or a mask to conceal a brutal dictatorship? South Koreans are divided on Kim Yo Jong, the sister of the North's leader, and her landmark visit to their country.
REUTERS - North Korea’s figure skating team took bronze in a competition in Taipei on Friday and opened a window on what life is like for sports people in the world’s most isolated country as they head for next month’s Winter Olympics in the rich, democratic South.
AFP - South Korea said Wednesday the United States is open to talks with North Korea "at appropriate times" if Pyongyang agrees.
AFP - North and South Korea held their first talks for two years Tuesday, stirring hopes of a tentative rapprochement between the bitterly divided neighbours.
Tensions soared last year as the North made rapid progress on its banned nuclear weapons programmes, while US President Donald Trump engaged in an increasingly bellicose verbal scrap with Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong-Un.