Defying warnings from the US and China, North Korea has test-fired a ballistic missile.
Vladimir Putin and Shinzo Abe have called on North Korea and other countries to avoid antagonising tensions around Pyongyang’s nuclear programme.
Trump's administration had previously said military strikes were an option, but now appear willing to exhaust non-military avenues.
South Korea's Yonhap News Agency says the North appears to have deployed a large number of long-range artillery units in the region of Wonsan on its east coast.
The US military is reportedly considering plans to potentially shoot down future North Korean missile tests amid North Korean threats of nuclear war.
North Korea has accused the US of ‘creating a situation where nuclear war could break out at any time’.
The launch came a day after Pyongyang held a grand military parade, displaying what appeared to be new long-range ballistic missiles.
North Korea tried and failed to launch a test missile on Sunday, hours after showing off its latest military hardware at a Pyongyang parade.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un presided over a military show of strength in Pyongyang on Saturday.
China says tension over Pyongyang has to be stopped from reaching an "irreversible and unmanageable stage".
As a group of US navy ships led by an aircraft carrier head to the Korean peninsula, Pyongyang has accused Washington of pushing the region to the brink of war.
North Korea’s parliament convened in Pyongyang on Tuesday, with the country’s leader Kim Jong Un in attendance.
On Sunday, April 9, over 1,000 foreign runners were on hand for a rare glimpse of one of the world’s most secretive countries.
North Korea has fired another ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan according to both US and South Korean officials.
The body of the murdered brother of the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has arrived in Pyongyang from Malaysia.
A missile launch by North Korea appears to have failed according to both US and South Korean officials The apparent test on Wednesday came from an airbase on the country’s east…
Envoy warns Pyongyang will "accelerate" its nuclear plan and missile programmes, prompted by the "hostile activities" of the US and South Korea.
South Korea says the North’s latest rocket engine test shows that Pyongyang has made “meaningful progress” in its missile capabilities.
A man claiming to be the son of the slain, estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader said he was lying low with his mother and sister, in a video posted online by a group that said it helped resc
North Korean authorities gathered more than 50,000 people together on Monday in a show of support for the country’s latest mobilisation campaign.
The US says it has begun deploying a controversial missile defence system in South Korea just 24 hours after the North launched four ballistic missiles, breaking UN…
A North Korean man, who was held in connection with the killing of the half-brother of the country’s leader, has said he was the victim of a conspiracy by the Malaysian…
Police in Malaysia have released a North Korean man held in connection with the airport murder of Kim Jong Nam.
South Korea has called for “collective measures” against North Korea, including possible suspension from the UN.
Malaysian police say they have arrested a North Korean man over the killing of the estranged half-brother of the isolated country’s leader Kim Jong-un.