North Korea’s foreign minister told Russian journalists that Donald Trump lit the "fuse of war" when the U.S. president labeled Kim Jong Un as "Rocket Man" in a recent speech at the United Nations.
North Korea is preparing to fire multiple short-range rockets around the opening of the Chinese Communist Party’s twice-a-decade congress on Oct. 18, a South Korean daily newspaper reported.
U.S. President Donald Trump may travel to the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas as part of his first visit to South Korea in November, Yonhap News reported Tuesday, citing an unidentified military official.
It’s been almost half a century since North Korea shot down a U.S. military aircraft. These days its generals might find it even tougher.
North Korea can shoot down U.S. strategic warplanes in international airspace as part of its right to self-defense under the United Nations charter, Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said in New York as tensions between the nations remain high.
A magnitude 3.4 tremor was detected in North Korea, the China Earthquake Networks Center said on Saturday, with a blast suspected.
North Korea said it will complete its nuclear program in the face of heightened United Nations sanctions after the isolated nation on Friday fired a second intermediate-range ballistic missile that flew over Japan.
President Donald Trump will meet with the leaders of Japan and South Korea next week at the United Nations to discuss how to confront North Korea’s provocations, an administration official said, after the Pyongyang regime launched a second ballistic missile over Japan in less than a month.
North Korea rejected the latest round of United Nations sanctions on the isolated state, and vowed to accelerate its plans to acquire a nuclear weapon that can strike the U.S. homeland.
The U.S. has watered down a proposal to punish North Korea for its sixth and most powerful nuclear test, omitting an oil embargo and a freeze of Kim Jong Un’s assets that may have hindered passage by the United Nations Security Council.
North Korea warned of retaliation if the United Nations Security Council approves a U.S. proposal for harsher sanctions after Pyongyang conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said the Trump administration was willing to solve the North Korean crisis through diplomacy, while reiterating that more sanctions wouldn’t prompt Kim Jong Un to give up his nuclear weapons.
Four launchers for a U.S. missile shield arrived at a military base in South Korea on Thursday, as Seoul warned North Korea may launch a new missile as soon as this weekend.
The U.S. is circulating a draft resolution at the United Nations that would bar crude oil shipments to North Korea, ban the nation’s exports of textiles and prohibit employment of its guest workers by other countries, according to a diplomat at the world body.
President Donald Trump threatened to increase economic sanctions and halt trade with any nation doing business with North Korea, and his defense chief said the U.S. has “many military options” after the regime said it successfully tested a hydrogen bomb with “unprecedentedly big power.”
North Korea claims that it now has a more-developed hydrogen nuclear weapon that can be mounted on a new intercontinental ballistic missile.
South Korea rejected a U.S. proposal to revise a five-year-old trade deal as the Trump administration pushed for major changes it says will cut its trade gap with the Asian nation.
North Korea threatened the U.S. on Tuesday, saying it will face “merciless revenge” for ignoring Pyongyang’s warnings over annual military drills with South Korea.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in warned North Korea not to use his nation’s latest round of annual military drills with the U.S. as an excuse for any further provocations.
The U.S.’s top general declined to comment on South Korean leader Moon Jae-in’s assertion that he needed to sign off on a war against North Korea, saying President Donald Trump would have the final say on a unilateral military strike.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un claimed he could strike the entire continental U.S. after test-firing the regime’s second intercontinental ballistic missile within a month.
North Korea test-fired its second intercontinental ballistic missile within a month on Friday, a provocation that heightens pressure on the U.S. and China to find ways to rein in Kim Jong Un’s nuclear ambitions.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in is seeking a deal with North Korea in 2020 to bring about the "complete denuclearization" of the isolated nation in return for a peace treaty that would guarantee the survival of Kim Jong Un’s regime.
South Korea proposed resuming some military and humanitarian exchanges with North Korea as President Moon Jae-in seeks to follow through on campaign pledges to pursue dialogue with Kim Jong Un.
President Donald Trump’s administration notified South Korea that the U.S. wants to revise the trade deal between the two nations, setting the stage for talks to begin within a month.
South Korea has disputed North Korea’s claim to have an intercontinental ballistic missile that can strike the U.S. mainland, saying Kim Jong Un’s regime may not yet have re-entry capability for such projectiles.
In his campaign to become South Korea’s president, Moon Jae-in touted his credentials as a human-rights lawyer and pledged to enforce a strict moral code in picking his top officials.
After North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile, new South Korean President Moon Jae-in warned Kim Jong Un "not to cross the red line," vowing a stern response should he step over it.
The United Nations Security Council will hold an emergency meeting later Wednesday after the U.S. confirmed North Korea’s rocket launch on July 4 was its first intercontinental ballistic missile.
North Korea’s test-fired a ballistic missile toward Japan and said it would make an “important announcement” Tuesday afternoon, prompting South Korea to examine if the regime had managed its first successful intercontinental ballistic missile launch.
South Korea must give U.S. automakers “a fair shake” to sell more cars there and stop exporting “dumped steel,” President Donald Trump told his counterpart Moon Jae-in during talks at the White House.
South Korea’s new leader Moon Jae-in will bring a fundamentally different view on North Korea when he meets Donald Trump for the first time at the White House this week.
North Korea denied torturing a U.S. student who died in Ohio after spending more than a year imprisoned in the rogue state, calling his death a mystery.
South Korea’s new president, Moon Jae-in, ordered an investigation into how the final components of a controversial U.S. missile shield had arrived in the country without his knowledge.
North Korea’s latest ballistic missile test involved a new rocket with a precision guidance system that landed within seven meters of its target, its state-controlled news agency said Tuesday.
North Korea conducted another ballistic missile test early Monday, drawing condemnation from South Korea and Japan just days after world leaders urged Kim Jong Un to abandon his nuclear weapons program.
South Korea’s military fired warning shots across the military demarcation line at an unidentified object flying on Tuesday afternoon, as tensions remained high on the peninsula days after another North Korea missile test.
Kim Jong Un isn’t giving South Korea’s new leader much room to try out a softer approach toward his regime.
North Korea conducted another ballistic missile test on Sunday, ratcheting up tensions in the region as Kim Jong Un persists with his nuclear program.
North Korea boasted on Monday that its new rocket could carry a “large-size heavy nuclear warhead” over long distances, with analysts estimating that it could reach U.S. military forces on the island of Guam.
North Korea fired a ballistic missile early Sunday, its seventh such test this year, just days after South Korea elected a president who vowed to engage with Kim Jong Un’s regime.
President Moon Jae-in told his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping that he’s aware of Beijing’s concerns over a U.S. missile shield installed on South Korean territory and will work to resolve the problem.
Moon Jae-in, South Korea’s new president, says he’s open to talks with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and has promised to rein in the family-run conglomerates that dominate the economy. Moon won a May 9 election triggered by the impeachment of Park Geun-hye. The victory by the son of North Korean refugees -- also the runner-up to Park in 2012 -- ends nine years of conservative rule and follows street protests over the ties between government and big business.
Moon Jae-in pledged to push for peace with North Korea and get tough on South Korea’s biggest companies in his first remarks as president after a resounding election win.
South Korea’s new leader Moon Jae-in had only a few hours to celebrate.
South Korea’s new president Moon Jae-in pledged to unify the nation after nine years of conservative rule that culminated in the country’s biggest street protests since the 1980s and the impeachment of his predecessor.
South Koreans voted Tuesday in a special election to replace ousted leader Park Geun-hye, the culmination of months of discord that saw the country’s biggest street protests since the 1980s.
After one of South Korea’s most tumultuous political periods in recent memory, voters appear ready for change.
As a member of South Korea’s special forces in the 1970s, Moon Jae-in stood out.
A U.S. missile shield deployed in South Korea against China’s objections is now technically ready for operations as tensions grow over North Korea’s nuclear program.
President Donald Trump said a “major conflict” with North Korea was possible if diplomatic solutions fail, although Senator John McCain said the U.S. leader understood that military action was a last resort.
Much of the mess South Korea finds itself in can be traced to billionaire Jay Y. Lee’s attempt to tighten control over Samsung Group, the business his father and grandfather built into the country’s biggest company.
U.S. forces began installing a missile-defense system in South Korea, sparking protests from local residents and complaints from China as tensions mount over North Korea’s nuclear program.
The U.S. and North Korea both showed off their military prowess on Tuesday as nations in the region stepped up diplomatic talks to defuse a brewing crisis over Kim Jong Un’s nuclear program.
South Korea’s government wants to know whether Chinese President Xi Jinping gave alternative facts on the nation’s history to Donald Trump.
Vice President Mike Pence pressed South Korea and Japan for better trade terms on Tuesday even as he affirmed U.S. support for its Asian allies in dealing with North Korea.
The U.S. trade relationship with South Korea is “falling short,” with the free-trade deal between the countries under review, Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday.
South Korea’s former President Park Geun-hye was charged with bribery and abuse of power, setting the stage for a trial that could result in a lengthy prison term.
North Korea’s failed ballistic missile launch hasn’t prompted the Trump administration to deviate from its plans for dealing with the Pyongyang regime, even as the flubbed test eased the risk of imminent retaliation.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw an elaborate military parade in the center of Pyongyang on Saturday as the world watched for any provocations that risk sparking a conflict with the U.S.