Speaking at the Harvard Kennedy School in Massachusetts, Ban said the international community must maintain the pressure of sanctions on North Korea to stop its advancing nuclear and missile threats.
The US military has started moving parts of the controversial THAAD anti-missile defence system to a deployment site in South Korea.
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’.
Prosecutors in South Korea have charged ousted president Park Geun-hye and Lotte Group chairman Shin Dong-bin with bribery. It is the latest twist to a corruption scandal that rocked the country for m
Mike Pence has visited the demilitarised border between North and South Korea on the first stop of a four-nation Asia tour.
South Korea reacted to the North’s failed missile launch on Sunday by threatening punitive action if such action is repeated, or leads to further provocation such as a nuclear test or a long-range mis
Samsung says pre-orders for its new flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone are better than those of the discontinued and dangerous S7.
An aircraft-carrier led navy strike group was rerouted towards the western Pacific amid concerns about Pyongyang's weapons programme.
North Korea has fired another ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan according to both US and South Korean officials.
Bereaved families are hoping to find the last nine bodies still missing after the South Korean ferry sank in 2014 with the loss of 304 lives.
A search of the ferry which sank off the coast of South Korea in 2014, killing 304 people, has uncovered human remains.
If a court decides there is enough evidence for the warrant, the 65-year-old could spend up to 20 days in a cell, while being investigated on criminal charges including bribery and corruption.
The Sewol has been brought back above the waves after foundering almost three years ago with the loss of more than 300 lives.
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…
Ousted South Korean leader Park Geun-hye has been question by prosecutors over a corruption scandal which has cost her the presidency.
South Korea says the North’s latest rocket engine test shows that Pyongyang has made “meaningful progress” in its missile capabilities.
South Korea’s Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn has announced he will not run for president in an election scheduled for May 9.
South Korea’s ousted leader Park Geun-hye has left the presidential palace, two days after the country’s constitutional court upheld parliament’s decision to impeach…
Tension is high after the constitutional court confirmed impeachment and removed Park Geun-hye from office
There have been ugly scenes in South Korea’s capital Seoul after the country’s highest court formally removed President Park Geun-hye from office.
Jay Y Lee, the head of South Korea's Samsung Group, is denying all the bribery, embezzlement and other charges in a corruption scandal.
The US missile deployment, which comes a day after North Korea tested four ballistic missiles, has led to diplomatic tension between China and South Korea.
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…