North Korea

North Korea 'disrespects' China with latest missile test - Trump

2017-05-29 20:13

President Donald Trump calls North Korea's latest missile test a slap in the face for its main ally China, which the US leader praised for trying to rein in the regime.

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.

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.

Cybersleuths unearth more clues on WannaCry origin

2017-05-23 14:53

Cybersecurity researchers at Symantec and FireEye have uncovered more evidence tying this month’s WannaCry global ransomware attacks to North Korea.

UN condemns North Korea missile launch, vows new sanctions

2017-05-23 08:28

The Security Council has strongly condemned North Korea's "flagrant and provocative defiance" of UN sanctions banning ballistic missile tests.

North Korea ready to deploy new missile in response to Trump's policies

2017-05-22 07:40

In what Pyongyang says its answer to President Donald Trump's policies, North Korea claims it's ready to deploy and start mass producing a new midrange missile.

North Korea fires another ballistic missile despite sanctions threats

2017-05-21 15:25

North Korea has test-fired a ballistic missile, the latest in a series of launches which have sparked international condemnation and threats of tougher UN sanctions.

Missile Defence 101: N Korea could hit with little warning

2017-05-17 11:18

How long would it take a nuclear-tipped North Korean missile to reach Tokyo? Or New York, if Pyongyang's capabilities improve?

Expert finds more North Korea links in ransomware attack

2017-05-16 18:00

A South Korean cyber security expert says there is more circumstantial evidence that North Korea may be behind the global "ransomware" attack.

UN chief condemns North Korea over missile launch

2017-05-16 06:31

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has condemned North Korea over its latest ballistic missile launch and appealed to the country to stop its nuclear programme.


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.

Trump says North Korea problem 'will be solved'

2017-05-26 13:28

US President Donald Trump says the "problem" of an increasingly belligerent North Korea would be "solved", as he met with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe just before the start of the G7 summit.

China sees 'no reason' not to have talks with North Korea

2017-05-24 05:12

China has taken a swipe at the United States, saying there was "no reason" to refuse dialogue with North Korea.

S Korea fires warning shots at object flown from N Korea

2017-05-23 14:34

South Korea has fired warning shots at a flying object that entered the country's airspace from North Korea, Seoul's military says.

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.

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on North Korea

2017-05-22 05:20

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting in response to North Korea's latest ballistic missile test, council president Uruguay says.

North Korea denies role in global cyberattack

2017-05-19 21:52

North Korea dismisses reports linking its isolated regime to the global cyber-attack that held thousands of computers to virtual ransom.

US will talk to North Korea if nuclear tests stop

2017-05-16 22:35

The US will consider talks with North Korea if it halts all nuclear and ballistic missile tests, says Washington's envoy to the United Nations.

UN Security Council vows sanctions over North Korea missile test

2017-05-16 11:05

The UN Security Council has strongly condemned North Korea's latest ballistic missile test and vowed strong measures, including sanctions, to derail Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme.

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.

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