Korean War
Kim-Trump meeting sparks fresh hopes of peace in Korean peninsula Kim-Trump meeting sparks fresh hopes of peace in Korean peninsula

Donald Trump became the first US president to cross the demilitarized zone dividing North and South Korea. Following a meeting, he and Kim Jong-un decided to resume negotiations between the countries

Hanoi Summit Hanoi Summit: So close, yet so far from peace

Prabir Purkayastha discusses the changing dynamics and the possibilities that the inter-Korean peace process has augured

Do not let US stall reunification, North Korea urges South Korea

The message from the North’s ruling party comes days after the two countries struggled to even lay a foundation stone for a proposed railway project due to international sanctions and US interference

Denuclearization is for the entire peninsula, North Korea points out

A recent commentary in the North Korean news agency, KCNA, noted that unilateral denuclearization would lead to the “creation of a defenseless state where the balance in nuclear strategic strength is destroyed and the crisis of a nuclear war is brought forth”

Pompeo’s visit to North Korea, China show limits of US influence

The tense exchanges between secretary of state Pompeo and Chinese officials, as well as stronger relations between China, the Koreas and Russia all indicate declining US influence in the region

North Korea volunteers to permanently shut down missile launch pad

Kim Jong-un also offered to shut down a nuclear site if the US took a step towards peace first. These proposals were made on the second day of a three-day summit between the leaders of the Koreas in Pyongyang

Two Koreas move towards denuclearisation

Newsclick discusses what the inter-Korea summit, the third this year, could mean for the future of the relations between the two nations.

Emotions run high at family reunion in Korean peninsula

83 North Korean and 89 South Korean families, who were separated by the Korean war, are taking part in the reunification over three days

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