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North Korea urge South to accept jumbo delegation proposal

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 15:28

North Korea has urged Asian Games hosts South Korea to seize a "golden opportunity" to improve relations between the fractious neighbours and accept their proposal for a party of 700 athletes and officials to take part in the multi-sport event.

Watch: North Korea`s irrepressible Kim Jong Un `dancing` with Obama, walking with Osama

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 14:13

Can you imagine North Korean leader Kim Jong Un dancing with US President Barack Obama, walking happily hand in hand with Osama bin Laden, doing ballet or riding a pig?

North Korea defends missile tests, warns `gangster` US

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 10:05

North Korea`s top military body today defended its recent missile tests as a legitimate exercise in self-defence, and said South Korean and US charges of provocation were malicious and hypocritical.

UN chief deplores North Korea`s missile launches

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 12:43

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon deplored the recent missile launches by North Korea, urging it to work towards building mutual trust with its neighbours.

North Korean freighter runs aground in Gulf of Mexico

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 12:16

A North Korean freighter that sailed from Havana has run aground off the Mexican port of Tuxpan on the Gulf of Mexico, officials said.

South Korea warns North over missile tests

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 10:33

South Korea on Tuesday warned North korea it was playing a dangerous game with a series of missile, rocket and artillery tests that appear to be inching ever closer to their joint border.

South Korea to fund humanitarian projects in North

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 10:02

South Korea announced Tuesday state funding for humanitarian projects in North Korea for the first time since Seoul imposed tough economic sanctions on Pyongyang four years ago.

Obama and China`s Xi discuss Iran, North Korea: White House

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 07:34

US President Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Monday agreed to constructively manage growing differences between their two nations, at a time of high tensions in the Pacific region.

North Korea fires dozens of artillery shells into sea

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 14:41

North Korea fired dozens of artillery shells into the sea today in a live-fire drill near the disputed maritime border with South Korea that followed a recent series of missile tests.

North Korea fires dozens of artillery shells into sea

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 12:02

North Korea fired dozens of artillery shells into the sea Monday in a live-fire drill near the disputed maritime border with South Korea that followed a recent series of missile tests.

North Korea fires two more missiles into sea

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 15:08

North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea Sunday, Seoul`s military said, in an apparent show of anger at an upcoming joint military drill between South Korea and the United States.

North Korea fires two ballistic missiles into sea

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 12:45

North Korea fired two ballistic missiles into its eastern waters Sunday, Yonhap news agency quoted the South Korean military as saying.