The International Atomic Energy Agency confirms that North Korea has shut down all five of its nuclear reactors as six-party talks resume in Beijing.
Envoys in Beijing on Wednesday worked towards a deal to press North Korea to disable nuclear facilities by the end of the year, while the U.N. atomic watchdog confirmed a key atomic complex was now locked.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has reportedly told Chinese President Xi Jinping that he is willing to resume six-party talks. 2018-04-5 (Context: North Korea, six-party talks)
Following the death of 22-year-old U.S. student Otto Warmbier, touring firm Young Pioneer Tours, who arranged Otto's visit to North Korea, say they will no longer be taking U.S. citizens to North Korea as the "risk is too high". Beijing-based Koryo Tours say they are reviewing their positions on taking U.S. citizens to the country. 2017-06-20 (Context: Beijing, North Korea)
North Korea's all-female Moranbong Band, which was formed by leader Kim Jong-un, surprisingly cancels tonight's concert at Beijing's National Centre for the Performing Arts, and two others and returns to Pyongyang. Rumors for the sudden change abound, but no reason has been given. The sudden cancellation could hurt Chinese-North Korean relations, cooler since between Kim assumed power in 2011. 2015-12-12 (Context: Beijing, North Korea)
Japan and North Korea hold their first talks in four years in Beijing. 2012-08-29 (Context: Beijing, North Korea)
The International Atomic Energy Agency receives an invitation from North Korea to visit. 2012-03-19 (Context: IAEA, North Korea)