US urges UN condemnation of N.Korea missile launchesThe UN Security Council held an emergency meeting late Wednesday on North Korea’s launch of two ballistic missiles and US Ambassador Samantha Power called for “urgent and united…
North Korea fires second missile in defiance of UN resolutionsNorth Korea launched what appeared to be a second intermediate-range Musudan missile on Wednesday morning after another launch hours earlier failed, South Korea’s military said.
Attempted North Korea missile launch fails, says SouthNorth Korea apparently failed with an attempted missile launch Tuesday, the latest in a series of setbacks for a ballistic weapons programme that aspires to threaten the US…
North Korea expels BBC journalist for ‘insulting dignity’North Korea on Monday was expelling a BBC journalist it had detained days earlier for allegedly "insulting the dignity" of the authoritarian country.
N. Korea 'will not use nuclear arms unless threatened'North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country will not use nuclear weapons unless its sovereignty is infringed by others with nuclear arms, and is willing to normalize ties…
North Korea leader hails nuke record at rare party congressNorth Korea raised the curtain on Friday on its biggest political show for a generation, aimed at cementing the absolute rule of leader Kim Jong-Un and shadowed by the…
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'No weddings, no funerals in North Korea so Kim Jong-un can party'South Korea's Chosun Ilbo reports that Pyongyang has "press-ganged the North Korean population into sprucing up the country" for this weekend's party congress. The pressures to…
North Korea sentences US man to 10 years hard labourNorth Korea on Friday sentenced an ethnic Korean citizen of the United States to 10 years in prison.
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Nigeria: 'Chibok girls must be found and freed'INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thursday, April 14: The two year anniversary of the kidnapping of the Chibok schoolgirls sparks calls for the Nigerian government to find out what happened…
Former North Korean refugee in China: 'My mother was sold for 65 dollars'Yeonmi Park wrote her autobiography at the age of 21. She grew up in Hyesan, a North Korean town on the border with China. A river separated the two countries - but it might as…
Kerry in historic visit to Hiroshima memorialJohn Kerry on Monday became the first US secretary of state to pay his respects at Hiroshima’s memorial to the 135,000 victims of the 1945 US nuclear attack.
N.Korea claims successful long-range rocket engine testNorth Korea said Saturday it has successfully tested a new intercontinental ballistic rocket engine that will give it the ability to stage nuclear strikes on the United States.