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.

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 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.

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.

N. Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes

2017-04-29 10:03

A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile test-fire apparently failed Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the third such flop just this month but a clear message of defiance as a U.S. supercarrier conducts tests in nearby waters

Tillerson: China asked North Korea to stop nuclear tests

2017-04-28 08:23

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says China has asked North Korea to stop nuclear tests.

North Korea quiet amid expectation of missile follow-up

2017-04-25 07:50

A US guided-missile submarine has arrived in South Korea and envoys on North Korean affairs from the US, Japan and South Korea are meeting in Tokyo as North Korea prepares to mark the anniversary of the founding of its military.

Next S Korea leader to rein in Trump over North: analysts

2017-04-20 15:09

When South Korea fills a presidential vacuum next month, analysts say the first order of business for its new leader will be to tame Donald Trump's aggressive approach towards the nuclear-armed North.

China defends North Korea trade after its trucks haul missiles

2017-04-18 16:21

China is defending its trade practices with North Korea after Chinese-made vehicles were seen carrying ballistic missiles during a military parade despite international sanctions against selling military hardware to 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.

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.

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?

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.

Trump wants tougher sanctions after North Korea missile

2017-05-14 15:35

President Donald Trump has called for tougher sanctions against North Korea after it test-fired a ballistic missile in an apparent attempt to test the South's new liberal president and the US.

Tillerson: US doesn't rule out direct talks with North Korea

2017-04-28 16:56

The US is not ruling out direct dialogue with North Korea on its nuclear programme, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said in an interview.

Trump tells UN to prepare new North Korea sanctions

2017-04-25 13:15

US president says Security Council must be prepared to impose new sanctions on Pyongyang.

In call with Trump, Xi urges 'restraint' on North Korea

2017-04-24 07:59

Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged "restraint" on North Korea during a phone call with US President Donald Trump, days before an American supercarrier is due to arrive in the Korean Peninsula.

US VP Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

2017-04-19 15:47

US Vice President Mike Pence has issued another warning to North Korea over its latest failed missile launch, telling sailors in Japan that the US would bring "an overwhelming and effective'"response to any use of conventional or nuclear weapons.

Trump on North Korea: Kim 'gotta behave'

2017-04-18 12:11

The White House is displaying a tough approach to North Korea and its nuclear ambitions, with President Donald Trump warning that Kim Jong Un has "gotta behave" .

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