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N Korea releases jailed Canadian pastor on medical grounds

Hyeon Soo Lim, 61, was freed on 'sick bail', the agency announced after a Canadian govt delegation arrived in Pyongyang to discuss the case.

09 Aug 2017 6:07 PM

Guam residents fear attack after North Korea statements

Guam is armed with the US Army's defense system known as Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, which can intercept missiles.

09 Aug 2017 4:52 PM

US official tells Guam to 'enjoy paradise', ignore North Korean threat

Pyongyang had said that it was considering missile strikes near US strategic military installations on Guam.

09 Aug 2017 3:17 PM

China 'willing to pay price' for new US sanctions on North Korea

The UNSC unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Saturday that could slash its $3 billion annual export revenue by a third.

08 Aug 2017 1:44 PM

Dialogue more vital than UN sanctions on N Korea to resolve tensions

The new measures were a response to five nuclear tests and four long-range missile launches.

06 Aug 2017 1:47 PM


UNSC to vote tougher economic sanctions on North Korea

If implemented by all countries, the ban would strip Pyongyang of roughly a third of its export earnings estimated at $3 billion per year.

05 Aug 2017 8:31 AM

China, Russia hits back after being frustrated by US’ criticism over N Korea

Nikki Haley, US Ambassador to the UN, said China must decide if it is willing to back imposing stronger UN sanctions on North Korea.

01 Aug 2017 11:06 AM

North Korea ICBM still facing technical hurdles: US expert

Elleman said Pyongyang is learning fast and that depending on North Korea's testing schedule, a deployment next year is possible.

01 Aug 2017 9:12 AM

US should not link trade to North Korea, says China

China, Pyongyang's main economic and diplomatic ally, opposes any military intervention and calls for a resolution through dialogue.

31 Jul 2017 2:26 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


All US within range: N Korea claims 2nd Intercontinental ballistic missile test

'Dear Leader Kim Jong-Un expressed great satisfaction with the perfectly successful test and praised its developers,' KCNA said.

29 Jul 2017 8:10 AM

Trial date set for accused killers of kim Jong-nam in October

Seoul accuses North Korea of being behind the murder of Kim Jong Jong Nam, which sparked a serious diplomatic row between two countries.

28 Jul 2017 3:39 PM

Nikki Haley warns China on trade with North Korea if it wants US trade

US envoy to UN Nikki Haley said that 'the world has become a more dangerous place' and China has a key role in promoting peace.

06 Jul 2017 8:05 AM

N Korea's test-firing missile apparently reaching Alaska, Trump shrinks option

As well as leaning on China, Trump has also been seeing if he can work with South Korea's new leader Moon Jae-Ininviting him to the WH.

05 Jul 2017 5:49 PM

North Korea says tested ICBM capable of 'large, heavy nuclear warhead'

North and South Korea have been divided since the war on the peninsula ended in 1953 with an armistice rather than a peace treaty.

05 Jul 2017 12:40 PM


US Prez Donald Trump, world leaders head into stormy G20 summit

In the most anticipated moment of the G20, Trump will meet Putin, the ex-KGB agent accused of having aided, with hackers and fake news.

05 Jul 2017 11:43 AM

UN condemns N Korea's missile launch, calls it dangerous escalation of situation

The Security Council is expected to meet on Wednesday for an emergency closed-door meeting after North Korea's missile launch.

05 Jul 2017 8:35 AM

China calls for restraint after North Korea's missile test

'Perhaps China will put a heavy move on North Korea and end this nonsense once and for all!' Trump tweeted earlier'.

04 Jul 2017 6:39 PM

North Korea's veteran female newsreader Ri Chun-hee returns to declare ICBM launch

'The Party Centre approves an ICBM test-fire', and the test is to be carried out at 9am on July 4'.

04 Jul 2017 4:17 PM

Mystery to us as well: N Korea acusses US of 'smear campaign' over Warmbier's death

The North had earlier Friday denied torturing or mistreating Warmbier, in the first official reaction to his death.

23 Jun 2017 3:41 PM