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North Korea "ready to conduct another nuclear test"

North Korea is ready to conduct another nuclear test, South Korean intelligence officials said Monday, three days after Pyongyang conducted its fifth and possibly most powerful test to date.

North Korea claims successful intermediate-range missile launch

North Korea on Thursday said it had successfully fired an intermediate-range ballistic missile.

North Korean ruler gets new title as BBC journalists are expelled

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un received a new designation from the ruling Workers' Party on Monday, the last day of the party's first congress in more than 30 years, according to media reports....

Kim Jong-un vows to use nukes only in self-defence

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un vowed not to use nuclear weapons unless attacked, state-run media said Sunday.

North Korean Workers' Party set to boost Kim Jong Un's power

North Korea's Workers' Party is set to reinforce the power of its leader Kim Jong Un at its first congress in more than 30 years, according to programme details released by state media on Saturday...

North Korean leader praises bomb test at rare party congress

North Korean leaders and members of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea opened the party's first congress in 36 years Friday, where leader Kim Jong Un praised the country's hydrogen bomb test in...

Third generation of Kim dynasty in control of North Korea

North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, is the third member of the Kim dynasty to rule North Korea.

North Korea's Kim seeks "world's attention" with rare party congress

The seventh party congress aims to focus the eyes of the world on the city of Pyongyang, and the country's "supreme leader," Kim Jong Un.

Report: North Korea fires short-range projectile over sea

North Korea fired a short-range projectile over the Sea of Japan on Tuesday, Yonhap News Agency reported, citing South Korean military sources.

North Korea says it has developed ballistic nuclear warheads

North Korea has developed the technology to fit a nuclear warhead on a missile, leader Kim Yong Un was quoted as saying by state media Wednesday.

North Korean leader orders nuclear weapons readiness

North Korea's nuclear weapons should be ready for use at "any moment," leader Kim Jong Un said, according to state media on Friday.

Chronology: North Korea's missile, nuclear tests

North Korea claimed on Sunday that it had launched a long-range rocket and successfully placed an Earth observation satellite into orbit, but the US and its allies suspect the move was a cover to...

North Korea chooses confrontation in conflict over nuclear programme

The sanctions imposed on North Korea have never been able to halt Pyongyang's nuclear or missile tests. Once again the isolated dictatorship has demonstrated its firm intention of becoming a...