US sends bombers to South Korea in show of force aimed at Pyongyang

The US dispatched two long-range bombers to South Korean skies this week as a show of force in response to recent North Korean nuclear and missile tests, the US armed forces reported Wednesday....

North Korea tests new rocket for satellites as nuclear worries grow

North Korea has conducted successful tests of a new type of high-powered rocket engine to guide the country's satellites into space, the state-run Korean Central News Agency reported Tuesday,...

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.

Obama calls for full implementation of sanctions against North Korea

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for the full implementation of sanctions against North Korea after it fired three ballistic missiles towards the Sea of Japan.

Pyongyang hits back at "hostile forces" over rocket test

Pyongyang on Sunday hit back at international criticism of its latest missile test, warning that it would take action as a "fully-fledged military power."

Japan condemns "outrageous" North Korea missile test near its waters

A missile fired from North Korea landed in the sea off the Japanese coast, in a launch condemned as "outrageous" and a danger to peace in the region.

Pyongyang: missile tests were "simulated strikes" on South

North Korea's recent missile tests were to practice pre-emptive strikes against South Korea, Pyongyang said Wednesday.

South Korea fires warning shots at North Korean vessel

The South Korean navy fired warning shots at two boats from North Korea that crossed the disputed boundary in the Yellow Sea west of the peninsula, Seoul officials said Friday.

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 launches short-range missiles

North Korea fired five short-range missiles into the sea Monday, a news report said, in the latest launch since Pyongyang's arch-enemy the United States and South Korea began joint military...

UN Security Council condemns Pyongyang for firing ballistic missile

The UN Security Council "strongly condemned" North Korea Friday for firing at least one ballistic missile and called on the country to comply with UN sanctions prohibiting ballistic missile...

US student sentenced to 15 years' hard labour in North Korea

A US student in North Korea has been sentenced to 15 years' hard labour, Xinhua said Wednesday, after reportedly trying to steal a propaganda slogan poster from his Pyongyang hotel.

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.

Report: US offered peace talks before North Korean nuclear test

The United States offered talks with North Korea to formalize a peace treaty with the South just before Pyongyang conducted a nuclear test explosion last month, a news report said.