North Korean diplomat: UN chief should improve relations

North Korean diplomat said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon should help improve relations between the two Koreas.

North Korea test-fires three short range missiles

The Democratic People`s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has reportedly test-fired three short-range missiles into its eastern waters.

FMs of India-North Korea meet; Swaraj conveys security concerns

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday conveyed India's security concerns to her North Korean counterpart Ri Su Yong here, emphasising the significance of peace and stability in the Korean peninsula for the country.

North Korean leader urges `guerrilla-style` sports tactics

 North Korea`s young leader Kim Jong-Un has urged athletes to adopt "guerrila-style" tactics in an effort to boost the nation`s underwhelming impact on the global sporting stage.

North Korea warns US of nuke threat

North Korea on Tuesday warned that it had the capability to launch a preemptive nuclear strike against the US, "if necessary", following joint US-South Korea military drills earlier this week.

N. Korea vows `merciless strikes` as US-S. Korea drills begin

 North Korea on Monday fired missiles into the sea and vowed to carry out "merciless strikes" against the US and South Korea, as the allies launched annual large-scale joint military drills.

North Korea steps up threats over drills; U.S. Congress advances sanctions bill

North Korea ramped up threatening language against the United States on Friday, days before the start of annual joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises, while a bill to stiffen sanctions against Pyongyang advanced in the U.S. Congress.

Pyongyang urges Seoul to take practical measures for dialogue

North Korea Wednesday urged South Korea to show its will to improve inter-Korean ties by taking practical measures and avoid escalation of tensions.

North Korea says its supporters may be behind Sony attack

The Pyongyang government`s state-run media said the cyber attack on Sony`s Hollywood studio may have been the work of pro-North Korean supporters in a report on Sunday that dismissed charges that the country itself was to blame as "wild rumor." 

EU, Japan ask UN to vote on North Korea war crimes probe

The European Union and Japan on Thursday brushed aside warnings from North Korea and presented a United Nations resolution calling for a probe of the Pyongyang regime for crimes against humanity.

North Korea sentences South Korean to life of hard labour for spying

North Korea sentenced a South Korean missionary to life with hard labour on Friday after convicting him of espionage and setting up an underground church.

North Korea denies link to Libya oil ship

Pyongyang today denied any responsibility for a North Korea-flagged tanker which loaded crude oil at a port held by rebels in eastern Libya.

Early resumption of nuke talks on Korean Peninsula urged

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi urged all parties relevant to the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula to resume talks as soon as possible.

Japan, S. Korea urge DPRK not to carry out nuclear test

Fumio Kishida and Shin Kak-soo agreed to urge the Democratic People Republic of Korea (DPRK) not to carry out nuclear test.

North Korea`s Kim wants better living standards, arms

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for improving the economy and living standards of his impoverished nation.