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Tillerson says US pressure on North Korea in 'early stages'

The test of what the US military described as a medium- range missile fired from Pukchang, North Korea was the second this week, and the 10th this year.

UN, US double dealing in criticising missile tests: North Korea

UN, US double dealing in criticising missile tests: North Korea

North Korea has accused the UN and the US of "double dealing" for condemning Pyongyang`s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) tests, a media report said on Sunday.

Donald Trump willing to try engagement with North Korea, on conditions: Seoul

Donald Trump willing to try engagement with North Korea, on conditions: Seoul

U.S. President Donald Trump told South Korea`s presidential envoy that Washington was willing to try to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis through engagement, but under the right conditions, South Korea`s foreign ministry said on Thursday.

North Korea takes leap with missile test: Analysts

North Korea`s latest missile launch represents a significant step forward in its weapons capabilities, analysts say, but Pyongyang could be looking to secure a position of strength before a return to the negotiating table.

South Korea, US agree to denuclearise Pyongyang

South Korea and the US on Tuesday agreed to work towards the "complete" denuclearisation of North Korea, also vowing to seek new and practical ways to rid Pyongyang of its nuclear weapons, Seoul officials said.

North Korea open to US talks under conditions: Official

Choe Son Hui, director general for North American Affairs at the Foreign Ministry, spoke briefly to reporters in Beijing yesterday en route to Pyongyang. 

Donald Trump calls for stronger sanctions on North Korea after missile

Donald Trump calls for stronger sanctions on North Korea after missile

US President Donald Trump is calling for tougher sanctions on North Korea following its latest ballistic missile test.

North Korea willing to meet with US if conditions right: Diplomat

North Korea willing to meet with US if conditions right: Diplomat

A senior North Korean diplomat said on Saturday that today Pyongyang would be willing to hold talks with the United States if the conditions are right.

North Korea sends protest to US Congress over sanctions

North Korea's Parliament has sent a rare letter of protest to the US House of Representatives over its new package of tougher sanctions.

Willing to go to North, says South Korea's Moon after swearing-in

Willing to go to North, says South Korea's Moon after swearing-in

South Korea's new president was sworn in Wednesday, just a day after a landslide election victory, and immediately declared his willingness to visit Pyongyang amid high tensions with the nuclear-armed North.

North Korea detains another US citizen: State media

North Korea detains another US citizen: State media

The arrest of Kim Hak-Song means that the North now is holding four US citizens, with the two countries at loggerheads over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile ambitions.

North Korea detains another US citizen on suspicion of acts against regime: State media

North Korea detains another US citizen on suspicion of acts against regime: State media

North Korea has detained another US citizen for committing "hostile acts", it said today, its second arrest of an American in a fortnight with tensions high between Pyongyang and Washington.

North Korea leader revisits island strike site: Report

North Korea leader revisits island strike site: Report

The North`s Korean Central News Agency said Kim Jong-Un visited military detachments on Jangjae and Mu islets and was briefed on the "recent movements of the enemy".

South Koreans begin early voting to replace ousted President Park Geun-hye

South Koreans begin early voting to replace ousted President Park Geun-hye

South Koreans began early voting today in the election to replace ousted President Park Geun-hye.

North Korea state media confirms arrest of US professor

North Korea today confirmed the arrest of a US citizen who was lecturing in Pyongyang - the third American held in the country amid growing tensions with Washington.

THAAD in South Korea to be operational soon: US

THAAD in South Korea to be operational soon: US

According to the CNN, US Pacific Command chief told the House Armed Services Committee that the THAAD missile defense system would be "operational in the coming days".

US vows to force North Korea back to nuclear talks

US vows to force North Korea back to nuclear talks

 The United States on Wednesday said it was not looking to bring Kim Jong-Un`s regime to its knees.

College confirms North Korea detains US citizen amid tension

College confirms North Korea detains US citizen amid tension

Kim Sang-Duk, or Tony Kim, was arrested at the capital's airport Saturday as he was about to leave after teaching at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) for several weeks, the school said.

China puts bombers on 'high alert' amid tensions in Korean peninsula

China puts bombers on 'high alert' amid tensions in Korean peninsula

China on Wednesday put its land-attack, cruise-missile-capable bombers "on high alert" and the US sees it as evidence that Beijing is preparing to respond to a potential situation in North Korea, a US defense official told CNN.

UN Security Council strongly condemns North Korea missile test

UN Security Council strongly condemns North Korea missile test

The UN Security Council today strongly condemned North Korea's latest missile test and threatened to impose new sanctions against Pyongyang for its "highly destabilizing behavior."