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Preemptive war with North Korea likely, says US lawmaker

N Korea's test launch this week of an intercontinental ballistic missile has sent tensions soaring once again on the Korean peninsula.

04 Dec 2017 1:12 PM

Donald Trump at North Korea doorstep, warns use of military force

Speaking in S Korea, Trump said he was prepared to do whatever was necessary to prevent the North Korean dictator from threatening lives.

07 Nov 2017 4:18 PM

Negotiating with N Korea 'waste of time', says US President Donald Trump

Trump undercut his top diplomat, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson by declaring on Twitter that any talks would be futile.

02 Oct 2017 9:42 AM

US nuclear commander 'assumes' North Koreans tested H-bomb: report

The reported acknowledgement is the nearest the US has come to confirming it was an H-bomb.

15 Sep 2017 11:37 AM

Before and after satellite images show intensity of N Korea's 6th nuclear test

The recent nuclear test was the sixth and most powerful test North Korea has conducted since its first in 2006.

14 Sep 2017 6:45 PM


N Korea nuke yield estimated at 250 kilotons, 16 times more powerful than Hiroshima

UNSC unanimously imposed an 8th set of sanctions on the North Korea, banning it from trading in textiles and restricting its oil imports.

13 Sep 2017 12:45 PM

North Korea says US fabricated most ‘vicious’ UN sanction, warns of retaliation

United States dropped initial demands for a full oil embargo and a freeze on the foreign assets of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.

12 Sep 2017 5:38 PM

UNSC unanimously imposes sanctions on North Korea for its 6th nuclear test

United States dropped initial demands for a full oil embargo and a freeze on the foreign assets of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.

12 Sep 2017 4:17 PM

US relaxes few sanctions from N Korea resolution ahead of UN vote to woo China, Russia

The US had originally pushed for a strict oil embargo, as well as a freeze on the assets of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.

11 Sep 2017 3:23 PM

UN to vote on new N Korea sanctions on Monday as China, Russia remains unclear

The draft resolution also no longer proposes an asset freeze on the military-controlled national airline Air Koryo.

11 Sep 2017 11:31 AM


North Korea warns of harsh response if new sanctions imposed

The test came weeks after N Korea fired 2 intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) that appeared to bring much of mainland US into range.

11 Sep 2017 10:53 AM

N Korea celebrates nuclear test, says 'No-one can stop us on our road to future'

North Korea in July carried out its first two successful tests of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

07 Sep 2017 5:38 PM

US pushes oil embargo on North Korea, takes aim at Kim Jong-Un

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un would be added to a UN sanctions blacklist that would subject him to a global travel ban.

07 Sep 2017 12:17 PM

North Korea nuclear test 10 times more powerful than Hiroshima: Japan

US President Donald Trump tweeted on Tuesday that he would allow Japan, S Korea to buy more 'highly sophisticated' US military equipment.

06 Sep 2017 10:57 AM

N Korea earthquake suggests sixth nuclear test as Trump, Abe discuss crisis

The first, more powerful quake measured magnitude 6.3 and was 10 km deep, the US Geological Survey said.

03 Sep 2017 12:10 PM


Pence aims to reassure allies amid North Korea threat

Military officials have said the US doesn't intend to use military force against N Korea in response to a nuclear test or a missile launch.

15 Apr 2017 3:24 PM

North Korea ‘ready’ for seismic shock

Monitoring group says Pyongyang may launch its sixth nuclear test, Kim oversees a special forces operation.

14 Apr 2017 2:57 AM

US, China agree on UN sanctions against N Korea

The key provision of the proposed new sanctions would be a cap on North Korea's coal exports to China.

24 Nov 2016 10:48 AM