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Trump puts North Korea back on terror list

Trump puts North Korea back on terror list

President Donald Trump has declared that North Korea is now a designated state sponsor of terrorism. The announcement comes after months of tension between the rogue nation and the US, with President Trump having regularly traded personal barbs and insults with North...
North Korean defector riddled with parasites

North Korean defector riddled with parasites

A North Korean soldier who defected to the South was infected with dozens of parasites, doctors have said. The unarmed soldier raced across the border in a military jeep while being fired on by his own comrades on Monday. The parasites were removed from the...
North Korea 'cannot abandon nuclear programme'

North Korea 'cannot abandon nuclear programme'

North Korea has said it cannot abandon its nuclear programme, which it says is necessary as a deterrent to a US threat. Han Tae Song, the country’s ambassador to the United Nations, ruled out negotiations with America as long as joint US-South Korea military...
Trump 'sentenced to death' by North Korea

Trump 'sentenced to death' by North Korea

Donald Trump deserves the death penalty for insulting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the country’s state media has said. An editorial in the ruling party newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, called the US President a “hideous criminal” for urging the five...
North Korea soldier defects at DMZ to South

North Korea soldier defects at DMZ to South

North Korea soldier defects at DMZ to South 13 November 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright Reuters Image caption The DMZ is one of the world’s most heavily militarised borders A North Korean soldier has defected to South Korea at the heavily protected...
Trump: China can 'fix' North Korea problem

Trump: China can 'fix' North Korea problem

Donald Trump has called on the Chinese President to put more pressure on North Korea. Speaking at a business event in Beijing, Mr Trump said China could fix the problem of North Korea. Tensions between Pyongyang and its US-allied neighbours have been high due to the...
Trump challenges China over North Korea

Trump challenges China over North Korea

Donald Trump has arrived in China after challenging those that still deal with North Korea to get tough, warning them “the weight of this crisis is on your conscience”. The President and the First Lady met Chinese premier Xi Jinping and his wife after...
Trump urges North Korea to 'make a deal'

Trump urges North Korea to 'make a deal'

Donald Trump has suggested he could “make a deal” with Kim Jong Un over his nuclear programme – after weeks of threats to destroy North Korea. On his first day on the Korean peninsula, the President said the US would use military force if needed...
Trump: Japan could shoot down North Korean missiles

Trump: Japan could shoot down North Korean missiles

Trump: Japan could shoot down North Korean missiles 6 November 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump is visiting Japan as part of his first tour of Asia as US president US President Donald Trump has said Japan could shoot...
Trump visits Hawaii amid North Korea threat

Trump visits Hawaii amid North Korea threat

Donald Trump will arrive in Hawaii today as the islands step up emergency preparations to deal with a possible nuclear strike from North Korea.  The US president is making his first visit to the country’s Pacific outpost en route to a critical 12-day swing...
North Korea defector urges US to use soft power

North Korea defector urges US to use soft power

North Korea defector urges US to use soft power 2 November 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Thae Yong-ho was North Korea’s deputy ambassador to Britain A high-level defector has told the US Congress that spreading outside...
North Korean hackers 'stole warship blueprints'

North Korean hackers 'stole warship blueprints'

North Korean hackers have stolen classified blueprints for warships and submarines, it has been claimed. They accessed and stole roughly 40,000 documents after penetrating the computer systems of Daewoo Shipbuilding last year, according to a South Korean politician...
Mattis: North Korea nuclear threat accelerating

Mattis: North Korea nuclear threat accelerating

Mattis: North Korea nuclear threat accelerating 28 October 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption North Korea engaged in “outlaw” behaviour, Mr Mattis said The threat of nuclear attack from North Korea is increasing, US Defence...
North Korea 'rants' in letter about Trump

North Korea 'rants' in letter about Trump

North Korea has warned it will not be intimidated by Donald Trump’s threats in an “unprecedented” letter sent to other countries. “If Trump thinks that he would bring the DPRK, a nuclear power, to its knees through nuclear war threat, it will...
North Korea mountain 'damaged by nuclear tests'

North Korea mountain 'damaged by nuclear tests'

The launch site for several of North Korea’s nuclear tests appears to be caving in – a condition known as “Tired Mountain Syndrome”. The geological condition occurs when underground nuclear blasts cause the surrounding rock to become weak and...

EU to toughen sanctions against North Korea

European ministers are to sign off on tougher sanctions against North Korea. At a meeting in Luxembourg, foreign ministers from the bloc will back plans to cut off sources of cash that are helping North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to continue his illegal missiles...

North American hostages rescued in Pakistan

A North American family held hostage for five years by a network with ties to the Taliban has been rescued by Pakistani troops. US officials confirmed that American Caitlan Coleman, her Canadian husband Joshua Boyle and their three children have all been safely...
North Korea 'hacked' US-South Korea war plans

North Korea 'hacked' US-South Korea war plans

North Korea hacked into top-secret plans of military decapitation operations against the rogue nation’s top leaders, according to one South Korean lawmaker. The South Korean Defence Ministry revealed hackers “presumed to be North Koreans” stole 235GB worth...
Trump on North Korea: 'Only one thing will work'

Trump on North Korea: 'Only one thing will work'

Donald Trump has intensified concerns over American intentions towards North Korea by tweeting what appeared to be a veiled threat against the secretive state. He claimed diplomatic efforts with the Pyongyang regime had failed and said “only one thing will...
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