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United States: China needs to exert 'much greater pressure' on North Korea

Trump has been counting on China to use its economic leverage with the government of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as American concern grows over the North's acceleration toward having a nuclear missile that can strike the US mainland

South Korea's Moon Jae urges North Korea to return detainees swiftly

The South Korean government will make every effort for the return of those held in North Korea, presidential spokesman Park Soo-hyun told a briefing. 
 

Donald Trump slams North Korea after US student's death

On Twitter, Republican Senator Marco Rubio wrote that Warmbier "should never have been in jail for tearing down a stupid banner. And he most certainly should not have been murdered for it."
 

Kim Jong Nam murder case moves to Malaysian high court

The two women are accused of smearing Kim`s face with VX nerve agent, a chemical described by the United Nations as a weapon of mass destruction.
 

Kim Jong Un's rocket stars: The trio behind North Korea's missile programme

The big potato in that trio of people is Ri Pyong Chol," said Michael Madden.

Donald Trump calls North Korea leader ''madman'' who cannot be let on the loose: Transcript

In a call last month with the Philippines president, US President Donald Trump described North Korea`s leader Kim Jong Un as a "madman with nuclear weapons" who could not be let on the loose, according to a leaked Philippine transcript of their call.

Donald Trump is "CEO of the country, can fire anyone he wants": Nikki Haley

Donald Trump is "CEO of the country, can fire anyone he wants": Nikki Haley

US President Donald Trump is "CEO of the country, he can fire anyone he wants", America's envoy to the UN Nikki Haley has said, while defending him for firing former FBI director James Comey.

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 open to hold talks with United States under 'right conditions'

North Korea open to hold talks with United States under 'right conditions'

Pyongyang will hold talks with Washington "under the right conditions", a senior North Korean diplomat said on Saturday, raising the possibility of bilateral contact after US President Donald Trump expressed his willingness to meet the North`s leader.

North Korea seeks extradition of South Korea spy chief over ''assassination plot''

North Korea seeks extradition of South Korea spy chief over ''assassination plot''

North Korea demanded on Friday the extradition of South Korea`s spy chief, accusing him of being a mastermind of a plot to assassinate its leader, Kim Jong Un, with a biochemical weapon.

North Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism

The assertion comes as the US is considering putting the North back on its list of terror sponsors.

North Korea says US bomber flights push peninsula to brink of nuclear war

North Korea accused the United States on Tuesday of pushing the Korean peninsula to the brink of nuclear war after a pair of strategic US bombers flew over the area in a training drill with the South Korean air force.

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile in defiance of world pressure

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile in defiance of world pressure

The test, from an area north of the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, appeared to have failed, US and South Korean officials said.

Donald Trump says "major, major" conflict with North Korea possible

Donald Trump says "major, major" conflict with North Korea possible

Donald Trump lavished praise on Chinese President Xi Jinping for Chinese assistance in trying to rein in Pyongyang.

North Korea says don't mess with us as US plans next move

North Korea says don't mess with us as US plans next move

US President Donald Trump has taken a hard line with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who has rebuffed admonitions from sole major ally China.

North Korean mock-up birthday video shows missiles blowing up US

North Korean mock-up birthday video shows missiles blowing up US

North Korea put on a musical show to mark the birthday of founding father Kim Il Sung, which ended with a mock-up video of missiles engulfing the United States in flames, prompting cheers from the audience and smiles from current leader Kim Jong Un.

Japan PM urges North Korea to refrain from more provocative actions

US Vice President Mike Pence visited the demilitarised border between North and South Korea on Monday and reiterated that the US "era of strategic patience" with Pyongyang was over.

North Korea displays submarine-based missiles for first time at military parade

North Korea displays submarine-based missiles for first time at military parade

North Korea displayed its submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) for the first time on Saturday ahead of a massive military parade in the capital, Pyongyang.

Malaysia may have compromised Kim Jong Nam case: Lawyer

A lawyer for one of the women accused of murdering North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother with a chemical nerve agent said on Wednesday that Malaysia has potentially compromised the case and that he's afraid his client will become a scapegoat.

North Korea warns of nuclear strike if provoked; Donald Trump ''armada'' steams on

North Korea warns of nuclear strike if provoked; Donald Trump ''armada'' steams on

Donald Trump said in a tweet that North Korea was "looking for trouble" and the United States would "solve the problem" with or without China`s help.