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US to ban Americans from travelling to North Korea - sources

2017-07-22 22:00

US officials say the Trump administration will ban American citizens from travelling to North Korea following the death of university student Otto Warmbier.

North Korea quake 'not a nuclear test' - report

2017-07-13 06:19

An undersea earthquake off the coast of North Korea was not caused by a nuclear test, the South's media has reported.

US bombers drill near Korea DMZ in show of force

2017-07-08 09:39

US bombers have carried out a rare live fire drill in South Korea, flying close to the DMZ in a show of force after Pyongyang's latest missile test, the South's defence ministry says.

US ready to use force in North Korea 'if we must'

2017-07-06 06:36

US vows to defend itself and allies against North Korea's missile threat if necessary, but prefers to use trade clout.

North Korea vows more 'gift packages' of missile tests for US

2017-07-05 08:58

Kim Jong Un has revelled in the furore of North Korea's first ICBM test, vowing to never give up missiles or nuclear weapons and to keep sending Washington more "gift packages" of weapons tests.

Missile launch tests Trump's North Korea strategy

2017-07-05 05:50

The latest North Korean missile launch comes as President Donald Trump appears to be reassessing his strategy for the region, which has emphasised both tough talk and collaboration with China.

North Korea claims it tested first intercontinental missile

2017-07-04 11:56

North Korea has claimed to have tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile, a potential game-changing development in its push to militarily challenge Washington.

North Korea fires ballistic missile

2017-07-04 05:37

North Korea has launched a ballistic missile, South Korea's military said, just days after Seoul's new leader Moon Jae-In and US President Donald Trump focused on the threat from Pyongyang in their first summit.

Trump declares 'patience is over' with North Korea

2017-06-30 21:11

President Donald Trump declared that the US had run out of patience with North Korea over its nuclear drive as he welcomed South Korea's new leader Moon Jae-In to talks at the White House.

North Korea threat boosts bomb shelter sales

2017-06-28 21:32

Japanese demand for private bomb shelters has grown as North Korea continues to carry out frequent missile tests.

 

South Korea seeks rare talks with North

2017-07-17 07:22

South Korea has offered to hold rare military talks with the North, aiming to ease tensions after Pyongyang tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile.

North Korea warns of nuclear 'tipping point' over US bomber drill

2017-07-09 11:57

North Korea has lashed out at a live-fire drill the US and South Korea staged in a show of force against Pyongyang, accusing Washington of pushing the peninsula to the 'tipping point' of nuclear war.

US leads sanctions push after N Korea 'escalation'

2017-07-06 09:26

The United States have pushed for tougher sanctions on North Korea at the UN Security Council, warning the isolated regime's launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile had drastically narrowed the path for diplomacy.

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on N Korea

2017-07-05 12:45

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting after North Korea said it had successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile, diplomats say.

With Alaska in North Korean range, few options for Trump

2017-07-05 06:48

North Korea's test-firing of a missile apparently capable of reaching Alaska underlines the shrinking options for US President Donald Trump to halt Pyongyang's nuclear drive after losing faith in China's mediation efforts.

Russia, China offer plan to ease North Korea tension

2017-07-04 18:42

Russia and China have proposed that North Korea declare a moratorium on nuclear and missile tests while the US and South Korea refrain from large-scale military exercises.

Trump urges China to get 'heavy' with North Korea

2017-07-04 06:39

US President Donald Trump said it was time for China to take decisive action against North Korea after Pyongyang's latest ballistic missile launch, urging Beijing to "end this nonsense once and for all".

Five North Koreans defect to South Korea

2017-07-01 21:40

Five North Koreans in a small boat have crossed the sea border into South Korean waters, a Coast Guard official says, in an apparent bid to defect to the South.

North Korea calls for execution of South Korea's Park

2017-06-29 08:51

North's news agency says 'revelation showed' Park masterminded plot to kill North Korea's 'supreme leadership'.

North Korea likens Trump to Hitler

2017-06-27 08:09

North Korea likened US President Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler in its latest diatribe amid high tensions over Pyongyang's military ambitions and ahead of a visit to Washington by the South's new leader.

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