Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 01:41
A former North Korean missile expert who was placed under sanctions by the United Nations for his role in the country`s nuclear and missile weapons programmes has died, state media said on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 11:28
North Korea agreed last month to reopen an investigation into the fate of Japanese citizens it kidnapped decades ago. In return, Japan will ease some economic sanctions when the probe starts and consider humanitarian aid later.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 14:18
Japan protested against North Korea`s ballistic missile launch today but vowed to go ahead with rare government-level talks with Pyongyang this week as scheduled.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 14:44
North Korea appears to have acquired a sea-based copy of a Russian cruise missile, the latest step in an effort to enhance its maritime strike capability, a US think-tank said today.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 14:44
The UN Security Council will hold closed-door consultations on Thursday to discuss a possible condemnation of North Korea`s latest ballistic missile launches, UN diplomats said.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 23:06
North Korea today test-fired ten rockets into the sea, South Korea`s defence ministry said, the latest in a series of launches that have provoked criticism from Seoul and Washington.
Last Updated: Friday, May 17, 2013, 20:00
North Korea may have up to 200 mobile missile launchers, or twice the number previously estimated by South Korea’s authorities, South Korean media reported Friday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 09:48
A missile launch by North Korea would not be a surprise, the White House said adding it is closely monitoring the situation in the Korean peninsula.
Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 09:43
With North Korea preparing for a missile test after having warned South and the US, Seoul has no options other than remaining alert and pre-empting the dates for Pyongyang’s missile test.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 10:26
Previously, the North was reported to have moved seven missile launchers to its coast facing the East Sea (Sea of Japan).
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 14:04
South Korea and the United States upgraded their coordinated military surveillance status on Wednesday, a report said, ahead of an expected mid-range missile launch by North Korea.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 13:19
North Korea is highly likely to launch mid-range missiles "at any time from now on", said South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se Wednesday.
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