All hail the great god of the sun

2017-04-16 06:01

North Korea displayed what appeared to be new long-range and submarine-based missiles on the 105th birth anniversary of its founding father, Kim Il-Sung, on Saturday, as a nuclear-powered US aircraft carrier group steamed towards the region.

Pyongyang launches white 'fairyland'

2017-04-13 22:30

The penthouse apartments at the top of the tallest tower in Pyongyang's showpiece development offer impressive views, ice green wallpaper and purple sofas.

Obama launched cyberwar to sabotage N Korea nuke programme

2017-03-05 08:00

Former US president Barack Obama in 2014 launched a cyberwar against North Korea's missile programme but it failed to make significant gains, a report says.

North Korea, Malaysia row as Kim killing footage emerges

2017-02-21 10:48

North Korea locked horns with Malaysia over the investigation into the killing of leader Kim Jong-Un's brother, as footage emerged of the moment he was fatally attacked in a Kuala Lumpur airport.

North Korea will reject Kim post-mortem result: ambassador

2017-02-18 12:00

North Korea's ambassador to Malaysia says Pyongyang would reject any results of a post-mortem examination carried out by Kuala Lumpur on the body of Kim Jong-Nam, the half brother of the North Korean leader.

UN to meet after North Korea missile test

2017-02-13 21:07

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Monday condemned North Korea's latest ballistic missile test and called for a united international response to the "further troubling violation" of UN resolutions.

North Korea nuclear threat Trump's first challenge

2017-01-04 16:35

North Korea's determined quest for a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the US mainland is the first major US foreign policy challenge of the Donald Trump era.

South Korea rejects North's military talks offer

2016-05-23 12:15

South Korea has rejected the latest proposal by the North to hold military talks, saying Pyongyang first needed to take steps towards abandoning its nuclear arsenal.

Sushi chef says Kim Jong-Un has 'no plans for war'

2016-05-09 15:56

A Japanese sushi chef who served Kim Jong-Il claims North Korea's current leader has no intention of waging war with the United States.

North Korea stages once-in-a-generation party congress

2016-05-06 13:21

North Korea has kicked off its biggest political show for a generation, aimed at cementing the absolute rule of leader Kim Jong-Un and shadowed by the possibility of an imminent nuclear test.


North Korea has amassed chemical weapons - Japan

2017-04-14 07:04

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has warned that North Korea may be capable of firing a missile loaded with sarin nerve gas toward Japan.

North Korea fires missiles, three reach Japan waters

2017-03-06 05:35

Nuclear-armed North Korea has launched four ballistic missiles in another challenge to US President Donald Trump, with three landing provocatively close to America's ally Japan.

War of words after the killing of North Korea's Kim

2017-03-02 13:47

The murder of the North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's half-brother in a crowded Malaysian airport has made headlines worldwide -- although not, in so many terms, in the North itself.

Kim toxicology report could take 2 weeks - report

2017-02-18 17:28

Malaysia's top health official says a toxicology report on assassinated half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un could take up to two weeks.

UN condemns North Korea missile launch, Trump vows response

2017-02-14 10:36

The UN Security Council has unanimously condemned North Korea's latest ballistic missile test as US President Donald Trump vowed to deliver a strong response to the provocation.

Defector says Kim Jong-Un's days numbered

2017-01-26 05:34

The North Korean regime is on an inexorable decline towards collapse, with its people increasingly disillusioned but its nuclear ambitions undimmed, a top defector says.

North Korea in 'final stages of test launching ballistic missile'

2017-01-01 16:42

North Korea is in the "final stages" of developing an intercontinental ballistic missile, leader Kim Jong-Un has said.

Secretive Pyongyang opens up - for five minutes

2016-05-09 20:00

North Korea's secretive ruling party has briefly opened up to the world's media as a confident-looking Kim Jong-Un took centre stage at its rare top-level gathering. (Pictures)

Kim hails N Korea's nuclear prowess at rare party congress

2016-05-07 07:15

Kim Jong-Un has opened North Korea's first ruling party congress for nearly 40 years with a defiant defence of the "magnificent" strides made in the country's nuclear weapons programme.

Pyongyang prepares missile launch

2016-04-14 22:56

North Korea has been making preparations to launch mid-range ballistic missiles, possibly to mark the birthday of the country's late founding president.

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