ARTICLES RELATING TO NORTH KOREA NUCLEAR PROGRAMME

S Korea winning shouting match with low-tech North

2016-01-12 12:53

North Korea may have nuclear weapons, but in a high-decibel, cross-border propaganda shouting match, South Korea insists its superior technology is winning hands down.

North Korea's Kim boosts propaganda in praise of nuke test

2016-01-11 08:28

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un looks to milk his country's recent nuclear test as a propaganda victory, praising his scientists and vowing more nuclear bombs a day after the US flew a powerful nuclear-capable warplane close to the North in a show of force.

US tells China to change line towards N Korea

2016-01-08 13:28

US Secretary of State John Kerry has urged China to change its attitude towards North Korea after it purportedly conducted its fourth nuclear test.

S Korea to resume propaganda into North

2016-01-07 18:59

South Korea says it will resume propaganda broadcasts into North Korea "in response to the North's latest nuclear test".

US, S Korea and Japan vow tough response to N Korea

2016-01-07 09:41

US, South Korea and Japan vow strong response over North Korea's claimed hydrogen bomb test

UN to hold emergency talks on N Korea

2016-01-06 12:03

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Wednesday after North Korea claimed it had carried out a "successful" hydrogen bomb test.

N Korea conducts powerful H-bomb test

2016-01-06 09:34

North Korea says it has conducted a powerful hydrogen bomb test, a defiant and surprising move that, if confirmed, would be a huge jump in Pyongyang's quest to improve its still-limited nuclear arsenal.

Pyongyang developing sea-based missiles

2014-10-28 20:54

North Korea has built a facility for testing sea-based missiles a US expert says.

South Korea, US start military drill despite North threats

2014-08-18 12:16

South Korea and the US have launched an annual military drill, Seoul's defence ministry says, despite condemnation by North Korea which has threatened a "merciless" retaliatory strike.

South Korea warns North over missile tests

2014-07-15 07:56

South Korea has warned North Korea it was playing a dangerous game with a series of missile, rocket and artillery tests that appear to be inching ever closer to their joint border.

 

S Korea, US discuss strategic deployment after North test

2016-01-11 12:04

South Korea says it is discussing the further deployment of US "strategic assets" following a flyover by a US B-52 bomber in response to North Korea's latest nuclear test.

Koreas slide into Cold War standoff after nuke test by North

2016-01-09 10:12

North Korea trumpets a hydrogen bomb test. South Korea responds by cranking up blasts of harsh propaganda from giant green speakers aimed across the world's most dangerous border. Now Pyongyang warns of war.

S Korea resumes propaganda broadcasts hated by North

2016-01-08 08:37

South Korea resumes high-decibel propaganda broadcasts into North Korea as the United States ramp up pressure on China to bring Pyongyang to heel after its latest nuclear test.

North Korea's nuclear claim could raise threat of war

2016-01-07 09:41

North Korea's claim to have detonated a thermonuclear weapon in an underground test has raised worldwide worry about what really happened, whether the isolated nation is closer to being capable of hitting the US mainland with a nuclear missile, and whether it brings war closer.

Japan sends planes to collect radioactive material

2016-01-06 13:01

Japan's defence ministry has deployed three planes to collect possible radioactive material in the air following North Korea's claimed hydrogen bomb test.

China 'firmly opposes' N Korea's claimed bomb test

2016-01-06 11:09

North Korea's main ally China says it 'firmly opposes' the North's claimed hydrogen bomb test and will lodge a strong protest.

North Korea main nuclear complex operational

2015-09-15 22:00

North Korea says its main nuclear complex is operating and it is working to improve the "quality and quantity" of weapons which it could use against the United States.

North Korea insults John Kerry over his looks

2014-08-20 14:09

In its latest personal attack on a prominent official from a rival country, North Korea has called US Secretary of State John Kerry a wolf with a "hideous lantern jaw".

North Korea fires 3 rockets as pope visits South

2014-08-14 05:50

North Korea fired three short-range rockets off its east coast, South Korea's Ministry of Defence says, shortly before Pope Francis arrived in Seoul on his first visit to Asia.

North Korea missiles a 'serious provocation' - South

2014-07-10 11:29

South Korea has condemned a series of missile launches by nuclear-armed North Korea as a "serious provocation" that threatened stability on the peninsula.

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