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North Korea may have more plutonium

North Korea may have more plutonium

Thermal images of North Korea’s main nuclear site show Pyongyang may have reprocessed more plutonium than previously thought. The analysis by 38 North, a Washington-based North Korean monitoring project, is based on satellite images of the radiochemical...
North Korea warns US over practice bomb run

North Korea warns US over practice bomb run

North Korea has accused Washington of pushing the peninsula to the “tipping point” of nuclear war after a practice bombing run by two US planes. Pyongyang branded the drill a “dangerous military provocation” in a region it dubbed the...
UK 'would back tighter sanctions on North Korea'

UK 'would back tighter sanctions on North Korea'

The G20 summit in Hamburg gets under way with an already fractious gathering of world leaders overshadowed by the threat of military escalation with North Korea. Prime Minister Theresa May, arriving in Germany last night, said the UK “absolutely condemns the...
What the North Korea missile video tells us

What the North Korea missile video tells us

The video released of North Korea’s intercontinental ballistic missile appears to confirm it is the previously unseen Hwasong-14. The cone-shaped nose is the re-entry vehicle, which houses the guidance system. This remains one of the most complex areas of ICBM...
Key steps in North Korea's nuclear ambitions

Key steps in North Korea's nuclear ambitions

By Sunita Patel-Carstairs, News Reporter North Korea has carried out a series of nuclear and missile tests over recent years that have sent regional tensions soaring. Kim Jong-Un, who came to power in December 2011, has been flexing his muscles by ramping up the...
North Korea hails 'successful ICBM' test

North Korea hails 'successful ICBM' test

North Korea hails ‘successful ICBM’ test 4 July 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright EPA Image caption Japanese television networks heavily covered the missile launch on Tuesday North Korea says it has successfully tested a long-range...

North Korea claims first ICBM missile launch

North Korea claims to have successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile – contradicting US and South Korean officials who earlier said it was an intermediate-range missile. The latest in a series of missile launches in recent months appears...
North Korea threatens South's ex-president

North Korea threatens South's ex-president

North Korea has threatened to “impose the death penalty” on the South’s former president after claiming Park Geun-Hye was involved in a plot to assassinate Kim Jong-Un. Park had “pushed forward” a plan by Seoul’s intelligence...

North Korea says Donald Trump is like Hitler

North Korea has ripped into Donald Trump, likening him to Adolf Hitler – a week after calling the US President a “lunatic”. Tensions have been escalating between the two nations following the death of US student Otto Warmbier, who was arrested in...
North Korea refuses Olympic offer from South

North Korea refuses Olympic offer from South

North Korea refuses Olympic offer from South 26 June 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright AFP Image caption South Korea is hosting the Winter Olympics in 2018 North Korea has rejected an offer from the South to form a unified team for next year’s Winter...
North Korea denies torturing US student

North Korea denies torturing US student

North Korea has denied torturing a US student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma. The response, published by the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), was Pyongyang’s first reaction to the death of Otto...
North Korea brands Trump a 'psychopath'

North Korea brands Trump a 'psychopath'

North Korea has called the US president a “psychopath” – a criticism some have levelled at the leader in Pyongyang. The comments, written in Pyongyang’s official newspaper, follow criticism from Donald Trump in response to the death of American...

US student held by North Korea dies after release

A US student who returned home in a coma after being detained in North Korea has died, his family has said. Otto Warmbier, 22, was released back to the US last Tuesday only for his parents to realise he had been in the coma for more than a year. Mr Warmbier was...
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