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.

Autopsy on N Korean inconclusive as 4th person arrested

2017-02-18 08:45

Malaysia has performed a second autopsy on the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader because the first procedure was inconclusive.

Police arrest woman over North Korean assassination

2017-02-15 13:12

Malaysian police probing the killing of the half-brother of North Korea's leader have arrested a woman as they tried to unravel an assassination plot.

Half-brother of North Korean leader assassinated by 'female agents using poisoned needles'

2017-02-14 14:09

The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has been assassinated in Malaysia, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

North Korea reportedly test fires missile, challenging US

2017-02-12 07:02

North Korea has reportedly fired a ballistic missile in what would be its first such test of the year, and an implicit challenge to US President Donald Trump

North Korea low key on Kim's birthday

2017-01-08 12:25

North Korea is marking Kim Jong Un's birthday in a low-key manner and Pyongyang residents did what they usually do on a Sunday - take part in sports events.

S Korea rules out flood aid to N Korea

2016-09-23 10:21

South Korea ruled out giving aid to flood-hit North Korea, saying leader Kim Jong-Un would claim credit for any assistance following what Pyongyang calls the "worst disaster" since World War II.

North Korea claims 'successful' nuclear warhead test

2016-09-09 11:29

North Korea has successfully tested a nuclear warhead, it said, drawing condemnation from the South which said the "maniacal recklessness" of young ruler Kim Jong-Un would lead to self-destruction.

US punishing North Korean leader for human rights abuses

2016-07-07 11:57

The US is imposing harsher sanctions on the leader of North Korea and 10 other top officials for human rights abuses.

North Korea 'will only use nuclear weapons if attacked'

2016-05-08 14:07

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has told a ruling party congress that the country will not use nuclear weapons unless its "sovereignty is encroached upon by any aggressive hostile forces with nukes".


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.

Second woman detained over North Korea killing

2017-02-16 09:51

Malaysian police investigating the assassination of the half-brother of North Korea's leader reportedly said they have detained a second woman in connection with the killing.

Rumours highlight the hidden lives of North Korean leaders

2017-02-15 09:56

The alleged murder of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half-brother could be the best cloak-and-dagger thriller North Koreans will never get to hear.

North Korea says successfully tested new ballistic missile

2017-02-13 08:21

North Korea says it has successfully tested a new ballistic missile, triggering a US-led call for an urgent UN Security Council meeting after a launch seen as a challenge to President Donald Trump.

N Korea preparing to launch new missiles: report

2017-01-19 08:28

North Korea is preparing to test new rockets, a report says, after its leader Kim Jong-Un said the country was in the final stages of developing inter-continental ballistic missiles.

North Korea calls 3-day mourning period for Castro

2016-11-28 13:43

North Korea is observing a three-day period of mourning for Fidel Castro, seen by the North as a rare comrade-in-arms against the common enemy of the US.

Obama warns of new sanctions after North Korea nuclear test

2016-09-10 07:22

President Barack Obama has vowed to push for new international sanctions in retaliation for the "grave threat" posed by North Korea's latest nuclear test.

N Korea executes vice premier for 'disrespect'

2016-08-31 15:32

North Korea has executed a vice premier for showing disrespect during a meeting presided over by leader Kim Jong-Un, and banished two other officials for re-education, South Korea says.

South Korea says North Korea missile launch likely failed

2016-05-31 12:43

South Korea's military says a North Korean missile launch has likely failed, the latest in a string of high-profile failures that tempers somewhat recent worries that Pyongyang was pushing quickly toward its goal of a long-range nuclear-tipped missile that can reach America's mainland.

North Korea's Kim defends nuclear arsenal as test fears grow

2016-05-07 16:00

North Korea's first ruling party congress since 1980 moved into a second day, after leader Kim Jong-Un opened with a defiant defence of his nuclear weapons programme.

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