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Korean crisis defused?

The first formal talks in two years between Seoul and Pyongyang were held in the demilitarised zone Tuesday.

11 Jan 2018 1:43 AM

Trump may have nuclear button bigger than N Korea’s but there are rules

If the president were to order a strike, he would identify himself to military officials at the Pentagon with codes unique to him.

03 Jan 2018 3:17 PM

Not yet capable threat: Jim Mattis on latest N Korean ICBM to reach US

In November, North Korea said it had successfully tested a new type of ballistic missile that could reach US mainland and South Korea.

16 Dec 2017 2:36 PM

US, South Korea, Japan begin missile-tracking exercise

Two US ships are taking part, with one each from the two Asian countries.

12 Dec 2017 1:06 AM

US pushes China to cut off oil supply to North Korea after its missile testing

Nikki Haley said the ICBM launch had raised the threat of war.

30 Nov 2017 3:43 PM


New missile can hit anywhere in US, claims North Korea

'Kim Jong Un declares with pride that now we have finally realised the great historic cause of completing the state nuclear force.'

29 Nov 2017 10:12 AM

North Korea fires highest ever ballistic missile, US says 'it poses worldwide threat'

Meanwhile, giving a guarded response, Trump says US 'we will take care of it' and it is 'a situation that we will handle'

29 Nov 2017 8:54 AM

North Korea says US fabricated most ‘vicious’ UN sanction, warns of retaliation

United States dropped initial demands for a full oil embargo and a freeze on the foreign assets of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.

12 Sep 2017 5:38 PM

As Pyongyang fires 3 missiles, China bans new business ventures by N Koreans

The ban also prohibits the expansion of any existing joint ventures involving North Koreans in China.

26 Aug 2017 7:46 PM

Nuclear weapon negotiation never on table: N Korea in clash with US at UN forum

North Korea has pursued its weapons programmes in defiance of UN Security Council sanctions and ignored all calls.

23 Aug 2017 7:34 PM


North Korean media reveals missile plans as Kim orders more ICBM production

Pyongyang has made rapid strides in its ballistic missile technology, which it is banned from pursuing under United Nations resolutions.

23 Aug 2017 11:33 AM

NKorea nukes, missiles top concerns in Japan defense

N Korea second ICBM missile was fired at an extremely lofted angle and landed about 200 kilometers (120 miles) off Japan's Hokkaido island.

08 Aug 2017 8:48 AM

North Korea missile can hit ‘most of America’: US officials

North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un supervised the midnight launch of the missile on Friday night and called it a ‘stern warning’ to the US.

01 Aug 2017 1:05 PM

US tests missile interception system after North Korea’s ICBM trial

It said this was the 15th successful intercept in 15 tests for the weapons system known as Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD).

30 Jul 2017 8:36 PM

N Korea missile appeared to be 'medium-range' weapon, says Russia

A first ICBM test on July 4 triggered global alarm, with experts saying the missile had a theoretical range that could reach Alaska.

29 Jul 2017 11:51 AM


Post ICBM test, Pentagon detects signs of new North Korea missile test

After North Korea's July 4 test, the United States launched a push at the United Nations for tougher measures against Pyongyang.

26 Jul 2017 11:18 AM

N Korea says to take 'corresponding measures' if UN adopts sanctions

The United States has been trying to get China and Russia to back a new UN Security Council resolution imposing sanctions on North Korea.

14 Jul 2017 6:50 PM

N Korea's Kim Jong Un attends concert celebrating latest missile launch

Clips of it shown on North Korean television on Monday showed the crowd repeatedly cheering and applauding for Kim.

11 Jul 2017 12:12 PM

North Korea asks US ‘not to play with fire’

During drill, long-range B-1B Lancer bombers flew close to the border between two Koreas and dropped 900 kg bombs.

10 Jul 2017 5:49 AM

N Korea accuses US-Seoul military drills of fuelling nuclear war tension

The drill, designed to respond to potential missile launches by the North, saw 2 US bombers destroy ‘enemy’ missile batteries.

09 Jul 2017 1:20 PM