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North Korea vows to shoot down US planes

North Korea vows to shoot down US planes

North Korea’s foreign minister has said Pyongyang has the right to “shoot down” US planes because Donald Trump had “declared war”. Ri Yong Ho told reporters in New York: “The whole world should clearly remember it was the US who...
North Korea accuses US of declaring war

North Korea accuses US of declaring war

North Korea accuses US of declaring war 25 September 2017 From the section Asia North Korea’s foreign minister has accused US President Donald Trump of declaring war on his country. Ri Yong-ho told reporters in New York that North Korea reserved the right to...
Trump expands travel ban to North Korea

Trump expands travel ban to North Korea

President Donald Trump has issued new travel restrictions on visitors to the US that will expand his controversial travel ban to eight countries. North Korea, Venezuela and Chad have been added to the list of affected countries which includes Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen...
US expands travel ban to include N Korea

US expands travel ban to include N Korea

25 September 2017 From the section US & Canada The United States has expanded its controversial travel ban to include people from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad. The White House said the restrictions follow a review of information sharing by foreign governments....
Trump and North Korea war of words escalates

Trump and North Korea war of words escalates

Trump and North Korea war of words escalates 24 September 2017 From the section Asia Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump is making the US an ‘inevitable target’ US President Donald Trump has made new threats against North Korea...
North Korea: Trump made 'irreversible mistake'

North Korea: Trump made 'irreversible mistake'

North Korea’s foreign minister says Donald Trump made an “irreversible mistake” calling Kim Jong Un a “rocket man”. Ri Yong Ho addressed the United Nations general assembly on Saturday, saying the US President “committed an...
US bombers stage North Korea show of force

US bombers stage North Korea show of force

US bombers stage North Korea show of force 23 September 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright US Pacific Command Image caption The bombers staged a show of force close to North Korea’s east coast US bombers have flown close to North Korea’s east coast...
North Korea quake a suspected explosion

North Korea quake a suspected explosion

North Korea has been struck by a 3.4 scale earthquake that China says may have been caused by an explosion. South Korea’s weather agency, however, said it was examining the quake and took the view that it was a naturally occurring phenomenon. Chinese seismic...
Trump hits North Korea with fresh sanctions

Trump hits North Korea with fresh sanctions

Donald Trump has signed an executive order to introduce new sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear weapons programme. The order boosts the US Treasury’s ability to clamp down on individuals and companies that finance and facilitate trade with the...
High stakes as US and S Korea stage joint drills

High stakes as US and S Korea stage joint drills

As Donald Trump threatens North Korea with destruction, United States and South Korean forces are conducting a four-day military exercise close to the Korean border. Sky News joined troops from the 2nd Infantry Division of the US Eighth Army, the country’s major...

Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' N Korea

Donald Trump says the United States will “totally destroy” North Korea if it is threatened by the regime. The US President described Pyongyang’s leader Kim Jong Un as a “rocket man on a suicide mission for himself and his regime” in his...

North Korea calls UN sanctions a 'hostile act'

By Bethany Minelle, News Reporter North Korea has called increased UN sanctions a “hostile act” aimed at stifling average people’s lives. In response to fresh sanctions, the secretive state has said that it will now develop its nuclear programme at...
North Korea: South Korea sees fall in defectors

North Korea: South Korea sees fall in defectors

North Korea: South Korea sees fall in defectors 17 September 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright AFP Image caption A bus in Pyongyang: Most of the defectors are workers and farmers, officials say The number of North Koreans defecting to South Korea has dropped...
North Korea missile test splits world powers

North Korea missile test splits world powers

North Korea missile test splits world powers 15 September 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright Reuters Image caption North Korea and its leader Kim Jong-un – seen here on a TV screen in Tokyo – are overshadowing the region again The latest missile...

North Korea 'fires unidentified missile'

North Korea has fired an unidentified missile eastwards from its capital city, Pyongyang, South Korea’s military has said. The South Korean and US militaries are analysing details of the launch, the South’s Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said. It...
N Korea 'fires missile from Pyongyang'

N Korea 'fires missile from Pyongyang'

North Korea ‘fires missile from Pyongyang’ 14 September 2017 From the section Asia North Korea has fired a ballistic missile eastwards from its capital, Pyongyang, media reports say. Japan said that the missile likely passed over its territory and has...
North Korea chases Bitcoin to bust sanctions

North Korea chases Bitcoin to bust sanctions

North Korean hackers have been accused of the largest cyber heists the world has ever seen – and, as sanctions on the secretive state start to bite, Pyonyang’s premiere hacking group has started stealing Bitcoin, too. The cryptocurrency is perfectly suited...

North Korea hit by new United Nations sanctions

North Korea has been hit by a new set of United Nations sanctions following the country’s latest nuclear test on 3 September. The resolution was not as severe as the US originally wanted – with no oil import ban or international asset freeze on the...
North Korea warns US of 'greatest ever pain'

North Korea warns US of 'greatest ever pain'

North Korea has warned the United States will pay a “due price” if it succeeds in pushing harsher sanctions through the UN. The Security Council will vote on a resolution put forward by the US on Monday following the secretive state’s sixth nuclear...
Stop N Korea before UK in range, warns Fallon

Stop N Korea before UK in range, warns Fallon

North Korea’s nuclear weapons programme must be stopped before its missiles can strike the UK , the Defence Secretary has warned. Sir Michael Fallon argued war with the rogue state must be avoided “at all costs” and underlined the need to reach a...
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