The regime has for decades been criticised for a range of rights abuses including torture, rape, execution of perceived critics.
09 Nov 2017 11:17 AM
While Moon did not give specific details of the purchases, he described them as essential for national defence.
07 Nov 2017 5:30 PM
In recent months Pyongyang has carried out its sixth nuclear test, its most powerful by far.
01 Nov 2017 5:21 PM
Trump has engaged in a war of words with Kim Jong-Un, threatening to 'totally destroy' North Korea if it threatens the United States.
17 Oct 2017 8:35 AM
North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said his country’s nuclear program guaranteed peace.
12 Oct 2017 11:27 AM
We also work to ensure that all humankind benefits from space activities, particularly developing countries and non-spacefaring nations.
10 Oct 2017 2:10 AM
We are fully capable of confronting Pakistan, China at same time, says Dhanoa.
06 Oct 2017 2:04 AM
UN chief Guterres said only world that is safe from the use of nuke weapons is world that is completely free of atomic weapons themselves.
27 Sep 2017 11:38 AM
The disaster had set off a spiral of Cold War omens, which played out elsewhere, including Afghanistan.
27 Sep 2017 3:19 AM
On his maiden visit to the US as Pakistan Prime Minister, Mr Abbasi also said that Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal is safe and secure.
22 Sep 2017 2:46 AM
Abbasi was also assertive of Pakistan's nuclear arsenals being safe and secure.
21 Sep 2017 10:35 AM
Pyongyang declared the test of what it called a hydrogen bomb to be a 'perfect success.'
03 Sep 2017 2:58 PM
North Korea has pursued its weapons programmes in defiance of UN Security Council sanctions and ignored all calls.
23 Aug 2017 7:34 PM
The ministry said on its website that all imports of coal, iron, iron ore and seafood will be 'completely prohibited' from Tuesday.
14 Aug 2017 2:39 PM
Guam is home to about 163,000 people and a US military base that includes a submarine squadron, an air base and a Coast Guard group.
12 Aug 2017 10:58 AM
The report said it could serve as a storage site for strategic reserves and a means of protecting a counterforce nuclear strike capability.
11 Aug 2017 12:59 PM
The South, which hosts US 28,500 troops on its soil to defend it from the North, is banned from building its own nuclear weapons.
11 Aug 2017 12:51 PM
N Korea second ICBM missile was fired at an extremely lofted angle and landed about 200 kilometers (120 miles) off Japan's Hokkaido island.
08 Aug 2017 8:48 AM
Haley praised both Russia and China for the UN Security Council vote on North Korean sanctions.
08 Aug 2017 8:11 AM
China has signed up for increasingly tough UN sanctions against North Korea, but has also pushed for a resumption of dialogue.
03 Aug 2017 8:11 PM