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US calls for UNSC meet over North Korea draft resolution

The US has called for a UN Security Council (UNSC) meeting to vote on a draft resolution to impose additional sanctions on North Korea.

North Korea claims to develop ''advanced hydrogen bomb'' with 'great destructive power'

North Korea claims to develop ''advanced hydrogen bomb'' with 'great destructive power'

North Korea on Sunday said it has developed an advanced hydrogen bomb that possesses "great destructive power" as U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe talked by phone about the "escalating" nuclear crisis.

North Korea flaunts plan for more powerful intercontinental ballistic missile

North Korea flaunts plan for more powerful intercontinental ballistic missile

With photographs obliquely showing a new rocket design, North Korea has sent a message that it is working on an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) more powerful than any it has previously tested, weapons experts said on Thursday.

North Korea reveals missile plans as Kim orders production boost

North Korea reveals missile plans as Kim orders production boost

North Korea revealed plans for the development of its missile programme on Wednesday, as leader Kim Jong-Un ordered stepped-up production of rocket engines and intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) nosecones.

North Korea has produced miniaturised nuke warhead: Media report

North Korea vowed yesterday that tough new UN sanctions would not stop it from developing its nuclear arsenal, rejecting talks and angrily threatening retaliation against the United States.

North Korea warns US against military pressure over n-programme

North Korea warns US against military pressure over n-programme

The US proposed a new resolution of sanctions against North Korea at the UN Security Council on Saturday.

US successfully tests ICBM following North Korea missile launch

US successfully tests ICBM following North Korea missile launch

The US military conducted a test on Wednesday of an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile, officials said, just days after North Korea conducted its own ICBM launch.

North Korea tests another ballistic missile, president Kim Jong-Un says 'all US' within striking range

North Korea tests another ballistic missile, president Kim Jong-Un says 'all US' within striking range

The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, which has branded North Korea the "most urgent and dangerous threat to peace," condemned the launch as reckless.

North Korea lacks capacity to hit US with accuracy: US general

North Korea lacks capacity to hit US with accuracy: US general

South Korea`s intelligence agency also does not believe North Korea has secured re-entry capabilities for its ICBM program.

Nearly two-thirds of UN states agree treaty to ban nuclear weapons

Nearly two-thirds of UN states agree treaty to ban nuclear weapons

Pyongyang`s latest missile tests and claims that its newly developed intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) can carry a nuclear warhead have alarmed the United States and other countries.
 

Russia blocks UN statement calling for North Korea sanctions

Russia blocked the measure, arguing that it had not been verified that the launch involved an intercontinental missile, said a council diplomat.
 

North Korea says its ICBM can carry nuclear warhead; US calls for global action

North Korea says its ICBM can carry nuclear warhead; US calls for global action

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the test completed his country`s strategic weapons capability that includes atomic and hydrogen bombs and ICBMs.

Russia calls North Korea missile launch breach of UN resolution

North Korea said on Tuesday it had successfully test-launched an ICBM for the first time, which flew a trajectory that experts said could allow a weapon to hit the US state of Alaska.

China warns North Korea to stop violating UNSC resolutions

China on Tuesday criticised North Korea`s ballistic missile launch earlier during the day and warned Pyongyang to stop violating UNSC resolutions in this regard.

North Korea successfully tests ICBM; Donald Trump hopes China would 'end this nonsense once and for all'

North Korea successfully tests ICBM; Donald Trump hopes China would 'end this nonsense once and for all'

North Korea on Tuesday declared the successful launch of its Inter-continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM).

North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ICBM: US officials

North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ICBM: US officials

North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that the United States believes could be part of its program to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, a U.S. official told Reuters on Thursday.

North Korea prepared for new ICBM test: Report

North Korea prepared for new ICBM test: Report

North Korea warned on Wednesday it was prepared to launch intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) at any time, as the US successfully tested a system designed to intercept them.

US to launch ''first ever'' missile test to counter North Korea

US to launch ''first ever'' missile test to counter North Korea

The missile is meant to simulate an ICBM, meaning it will fly faster than missiles used in previous intercept tests, according to Christopher Johnson, spokesman for the Missile Defense Agency.

North Korea's latest missile launch suggest progress towards ICBM - experts

North Korea`s apparently successful launch of a mid-to-long range missile indicated a significant advance in its drive for an intercontinental ballistic missile, monitors said on Monday, a worrying sign for the Korean peninsula and the United States.

North Korea engine test may be prelude to partial ICBM flight

North Korea has likely mastered the technology to power the different stages of an intercontinental ballistic missile and may show it off soon, analysts say, but is likely still a long way from being able to hit the mainland United States.