North Korea in 'final stages of test launching ballistic missile'

2017-01-01 16:42

North Korea is in the "final stages" of developing an intercontinental ballistic missile, leader Kim Jong-Un has said.

US bombers in show of force against North Korea

2016-09-13 06:13

Two huge US strategic bombers have flown over South Korea in a show of force against North Korea following Pyongyang's fifth and largest-ever nuclear test.

US, Japan seek 'strongest' sanctions against North Korea

2016-09-11 11:13

Washington and Tokyo are seeking "the strongest possible" measures against North Korea after its latest and most powerful nuclear test, a top US envoy says.

Uganda vows to halt military ties with N Korea: Seoul

2016-05-29 17:57

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has vowed to cut military and security ties with North Korea in line with UN sanctions imposed following Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests, a Seoul official says.

North Korea 'will only use nuclear weapons if attacked'

2016-05-08 14:07

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has told a ruling party congress that the country will not use nuclear weapons unless its "sovereignty is encroached upon by any aggressive hostile forces with nukes".

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.


North Korea conducts another failed missile launch

2016-10-20 16:38

North Korea has conducted what appears to be a failed test - its second in a week - of a powerful medium-range missile that experts warn could be deployed as early as next year.

Seoul says North Korea capable of another nuclear test

2016-09-12 15:06

A South Korean official says North Korea is capable of conducting another nuclear test anytime at one of its unused tunnels at the country's main atomic test site.

North Korea carries out 'biggest ever' nuclear test

2016-09-09 05:41

North Korea is believed to have conducted a fifth nuclear test, its most powerful to date, South Korea's military says, after monitors detected a 5.3-magnitude "artificial earthquake".

Trump says he'd speak with Kim Jong Un over nukes

2016-05-18 06:04

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he's open to speaking with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to halt the communist nation's 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.

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