North Korea hacked Seoul's war plan - report

2017-10-10 16:51

North Korean computer hackers have stolen hundreds of classified military documents from South Korea, including detailed wartime operational plans involving its US ally, says a report.

US softens North Korea resolution ahead of UN vote

2017-09-11 21:57

The UN Security Council is scheduled to vote on a draft resolution imposing new sanctions on North Korea after the United States toned down its demands in a bid to win support from Russia and China.

More missiles to come - North Korea

2017-08-31 05:29

North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un has promised more missile flights over Japan, insisting his nuclear-armed nation's provocative launch was a mere "curtain-raiser".

Trump warns North Korea of 'fire and fury' over missile programme

2017-08-09 12:04

President Donald Trump has issued an apocalyptic warning to North Korea, saying it faces 'fire and fury' over its missile programme, after US media reported Pyongyang has successfully miniaturised a nuclear warhead.

North Korea says ballistic missile test successful - media

2017-05-30 16:41

North Korea has confirmed its test-firing of a precision-guided ballistic missile has been "successful" - a day after the projectile landed in waters close to Japan.

Trump wants tougher sanctions after North Korea missile

2017-05-14 15:35

President Donald Trump has called for tougher sanctions against North Korea after it test-fired a ballistic missile in an apparent attempt to test the South's new liberal president and the US.

Trump: North Korea's Kim is 'a pretty smart cookie'

2017-04-30 17:40

US President Donald Trump has offered some backhanded praise for North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, calling him "a pretty smart cookie" in a television interview.

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.


US flies bombers over Korean peninsula for drill - report

2017-09-18 19:12

The US has flown four stealth fighter jets and two bombers over the Korean peninsulain a show of force after North Korea's latest nuclear and missile tests, a report says.

China may be the real target of North Korea's pressure

2017-09-04 16:59

North Korea's escalating nuclear provocations are putting putative ally China in an increasing bind, and may be part of a strategy to twist Beijing's arm into orchestrating direct talks between Pyongyang and Washington, analysts say.

Tillerson: Talks with North Korea may be close

2017-08-23 10:45

The US says talks with North Korea might be possible "in the near future" after Pyongyang reacted to tough new UN sanctions with a level of restraint.

North Korea conducts rocket engine test - US official

2017-06-23 13:34

North Korea has tested a rocket engine that could potentially be fitted to an intercontinental ballistic missile, a US official has said.

Trump calls North Korea's Kim Jong-Un 'madman with nuclear weapons'

2017-05-24 18:47

President Donald Trump has called North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un a "madman with nuclear weapons" during a telephone call with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.

Trump warns North Korea's missiles will get better

2017-04-30 22:30

President Donald Trump says after North Korea's latest failed rocket launch that the country will eventually develop better missiles, and "we can't allow it to happen".

Japan warship to escort US supply vessel in Pacific

2017-04-30 17:31

Media reports say Japan will dispatch its biggest warship since World War II to protect a US supply ship as tensions mount in the region over North Korea.

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.

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