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South Korean media: North Korea ICBM launch could be imminent

North Korea may be planning to launch two intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) soon, South Korean media reported Thursday citing military sources.

South Korea: North Korea has enough plutonium for 10 nukes

North Korea has enough weapons-grade plutonium to produce 10 nuclear bombs, South Korea's Defence Ministry claimed on Wednesday.

North Korea commemorates former dictator Kim Jong Il in silence

North Korea commemorated the fifth anniversary of the death of long-time dictator Kim Jong Il on Saturday with three minutes of silence and wailing sirens across the country, according to state...

Trump assures Seoul of continued US support over Pyongyang threat

President-elect Donald Trump has assured South Korea of continued US protection against North Korea once he takes office.

US sends bombers to South Korea in show of force aimed at Pyongyang

The US dispatched two long-range bombers to South Korean skies this week as a show of force in response to recent North Korean nuclear and missile tests, the US armed forces reported Wednesday....

North Korea tests new rocket for satellites as nuclear worries grow

North Korea has conducted successful tests of a new type of high-powered rocket engine to guide the country's satellites into space, the state-run Korean Central News Agency reported Tuesday,...

North Korea "ready to conduct another nuclear test"

North Korea is ready to conduct another nuclear test, South Korean intelligence officials said Monday, three days after Pyongyang conducted its fifth and possibly most powerful test to date.

Obama calls for full implementation of sanctions against North Korea

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for the full implementation of sanctions against North Korea after it fired three ballistic missiles towards the Sea of Japan.

Pyongyang hits back at "hostile forces" over rocket test

Pyongyang on Sunday hit back at international criticism of its latest missile test, warning that it would take action as a "fully-fledged military power."

Japan condemns "outrageous" North Korea missile test near its waters

A missile fired from North Korea landed in the sea off the Japanese coast, in a launch condemned as "outrageous" and a danger to peace in the region.

Pyongyang: missile tests were "simulated strikes" on South

North Korea's recent missile tests were to practice pre-emptive strikes against South Korea, Pyongyang said Wednesday.

South Korea fires warning shots at North Korean vessel

The South Korean navy fired warning shots at two boats from North Korea that crossed the disputed boundary in the Yellow Sea west of the peninsula, Seoul officials said Friday.

Report: North Korea fires short-range projectile over sea

North Korea fired a short-range projectile over the Sea of Japan on Tuesday, Yonhap News Agency reported, citing South Korean military sources.

North Korea launches short-range missiles

North Korea fired five short-range missiles into the sea Monday, a news report said, in the latest launch since Pyongyang's arch-enemy the United States and South Korea began joint military...

UN Security Council condemns Pyongyang for firing ballistic missile

The UN Security Council "strongly condemned" North Korea Friday for firing at least one ballistic missile and called on the country to comply with UN sanctions prohibiting ballistic missile...