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.

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.


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.

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.

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