North and South Korean officials meet with International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach in Lausanne on January 20.
In a sporting diplomatic coup, North and South Korea will march under a unified flag at Pyeongchang 2018.
Local residents holding Chinese and Olympic flags attend a rehearsal in Chongli county of Zhangjiakou ahead of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.
Sporting extravaganzas are a way for globalising cities in emerging market economies to try and play the "modernity game". But they don't make the rules, and so they can never "win".
North Koreans cheer in this November 2017 as they watch a news broadcast announcing Kim Jong-un’s order to test-fire the inter-continental ballistic missile Hwasong-15 at the Pyongyang Train Station in Pyongyang, North Korea.
(AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)
Military options should, and must, be on the table if diplomacy fails to compel North Korea to de-nuclearize.
Talks between North and South Korea have led to the rogue North agreeing to send a delegation to the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
North Korea sending a delegation to this year's Winter Olympics in South Korea may be a global shadow puppet show – or it might help thaw the frozen relations between the two countries.
In this recent photo, South Koreans watch a TV news program showing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s New Year’s speech.
(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Chrystia Freeland and Rex Tillerson should remember one point when they meet in Vancouver soon to discuss North Korea: Kim Jong-un runs a feudal gangland, not a nation state.
Kim Jong-il and his counterpart Kim Dae-jung give peace a chance in 2000.
For a brief moment at the turn of the millennium, it seemed Seoul and Pyongyang were starting to open up to each other.
An anti-war protester wears a mask showing US President Donald Trump in Berlin, Germany.
AP Photo/Michael Sohn
A former diplomat and foreign policy expert explains just how easily the president could bypass objections to war, from Congress to dissenting generals.
Much more must be done to keep teachers in South Africa.
Policy needs to focus on making the teaching profession stable and more appealing. South Africa must ensure its locally trained teachers have more reason to stay in the country.
People attend a protest demanding South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s resignation in Seoul, South Korea, December 24, 2016.
Compared with their counterparts in other democratic countries, South Korea's national public broadcasters are politically vulnerable.
North Korea is no doubt watching closely as the region moves forward on energy cooperation.
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Green détente options could help South Korea ease the diplomatic tensions in the region.
North Korea has placed the Kim regime’s survival before any other priority.
With much attention focused on military might and economic sanctions, there has been little focus on calls for a diplomatic solution to the North Korean crisis.
The Korean peninsula has a lengthy history of exchanging insults.
In this April 15, 2017, file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves during a military parade in Pyongyang, North Korea.
(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
China could win unprecedented global credibility by emerging as the champion of an international effort that fixes the North Korea problem once and for all. Does it have the moxie?
Could be better: daily life in Pyongyang.
Getting out of North Korea isn't easy, but tens of thousands have managed it nonetheless.
Malcolm Turnbull hit back at North Korea’s statement on Monday.
The North Korean regime has lashed out at Australia, describing its participation in current military exercises with the US and South Korea as 'a suicidal act of inviting disaster'.
The news of an exchange of threats between the U.S. and North Korea is reported in Tokyo on Aug. 9, 2017.
AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi
The most viable nonmilitary solution to the standoff with North Korea is to get China to apply pressure. But that's not so easy.
People watch news on missile launch in Pyongyang, North Korea.
AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin
Refresh your knowledge on the origins of North Korea's nuclear threat and the options world leaders have to deal with it.
Australian women are having two or fewer babies over their life-course.
Australia will be left behind without adequate planning and preparation on fertility issues.
Not having it: a protest outside the US embassy in Seoul.
South Korea has a very particular part to play in handling Pyongyang, but Moon Jae-in has a different one in mind.
In North Korea’s eyes, its nuclear program is the only guarantee of regime survival.
While some countries were taking a major step toward the elimination of nuclear weapons, the US and its allies were focusing on ineffective, counter-productive sanctions against North Korea.