North Korea defies UN Security sanction and launches test missiles

North Korea has continued to launch missiles as part of its weapons program, against calls for the country to pull back on its missions. Watch.

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North Korea fires missile in latest provocation

2017-05-29 07:01

North Korea test-fired a missile Monday into Japan's maritime economic zone - the latest in a series of provocative launches that have ratcheted up tensions over its nuclear weapons ambitions.

North Korea calls latest solid-fuel missile test successful

2017-05-22 12:35

North Korea has fired a solid-fuel ballistic missile that can be harder for outsiders to detect before launch and later says the test was hailed as perfect by leader Kim Jong Un.

North Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism

2017-05-08 19:45

North Korea claims it's fighting US-backed terrorism after arresting two Americans they say were planning to assassinate King Jong Un.

Trump would be 'honoured' to meet North Korea's Kim, if conditions right

2017-05-02 06:03

US President Donald Trump said he would be "honoured" to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un under the right conditions, dialling back threats of military action against the regime.

Is war coming to North Korea?

2017-04-26 13:44

No one wants a war on the Korean Peninsula, but that could change.

No winners if Korea war breaks out - China foreign minister

2017-04-15 13:36

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said there can be no winners in a war between the US and North Korea over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and missile programmes.

North Korea: US more vicious, aggressive under Trump

2017-04-14 12:27

North Korea's vice foreign minister says US President Donald Trump's tweets are adding fuel to a "vicious cycle" of tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

2017-04-05 05:43

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile, amid worries it may conduct banned nuclear or long-range rocket tests ahead of the summit between US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

Trump says Kim Jong-un 'acting very, very badly'

2017-03-20 10:44

US president criticises North Korean leader hours after Pyongyang says it tested new type of high-thrust rocket engine.


A new balance of terror: Why North Korea clings to its nukes

2017-06-01 10:45

Each North Korean missile test or nuclear advancement forces the United States to consider how it would react to a pre-emptive strike; forcing the US to weigh that calamity is a North Korean win.

North Korea leader oversees 'new' weapon system test: KCNA

2017-05-28 10:15

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has overseen a test of a new anti-aircraft weapon system, state media said, amid mounting tensions in the region following a series of missile tests by Pyongyang.

North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

2017-05-15 05:25

North Korea said the missile it launched over the weekend was a new type of long-range ballistic rocket that can carry a heavy nuclear warhead.

China's military pact with North Korea looks shaky

2017-05-03 21:17

North Korea's missile launches and the prospect of a possible sixth nuclear test are putting Beijing in a tight spot as it already faces US pressure to slash economic ties.

US admiral says North Korea crisis is at worst point

2017-04-27 22:17

The senior US Navy officer overseeing military operations in the Pacific says the crisis with North Korea is at the worst point he's ever seen.

North Korea hails 'largest ever' firing drill

2017-04-26 07:22

North Korea has hailed its largest-ever firing drill, overseen by leader Kim Jong-Un to mark a key military anniversary amid high tensions in the region.

Trump strategy on North Korea: 'Maximum pressure and engagement'

2017-04-14 21:50

The Trump administration has settled on a North Korea strategy: "Maximum pressure and engagement."

Lawyer: Malaysia may have compromised Kim Jong-Nam case

2017-04-12 19:08

A lawyer for one of the women accused of murdering North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother says Malaysia has potentially compromised the case.

Malaysia interviewed, cleared 3 N Koreans before they left

2017-03-31 14:58

Malaysia's police chief says investigators interviewed three North Koreans they had sought in the killing of the half-brother of North Korea's leader and cleared them of wrongdoing before allowing them to leave the country.

North Korea diplomat wanted over Kim killing

2017-02-22 07:00

Malaysian investigators are seeking to question a North Korean diplomat over the killing of Kim Jong-Un's brother at a Kuala Lumpur airport.

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