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China to send envoy to North Korea

China to send envoy to North Korea

China will send a special envoy to North Korea this week, state media said Wednesday, after US President Donald Trump concluded an Asian tour to rally support against Pyongyang's nuclear threats.

N Korea soldier shot six times as he defected to South

N Korea soldier shot six times as he defected to South

A North Korean soldier involved in an extremely rare and dramatic defection to the South was shot six times by his own side as he drove to the heavily guarded border and ran across under a hail of bullets.

Trump says N Korea's Kim insulted him by calling him 'old'

Trump says N Korea's Kim insulted him by calling him 'old'

US President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had insulted him by calling him ‘old’ and said he would never call Kim ‘short and fat.’

Three US carriers lead naval drill aimed at N Korea

Three US carriers lead naval drill aimed at N Korea

South Korean warships joined three US aircraft carriers Saturday in an unusually strong display of naval force aimed at North Korea, whose nuclear ambitions have been a focus of US President Donald Trump ...

China's Xi says hopes to promote relations with N Korea: KCNA

China's Xi says hopes to promote relations with N Korea: KCNA

Chinese President Xi Jinping replied to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's congratulatory message on China's Communist Party Congress, saying he hopes to promote ties between the two countries ...

Kim Jong-Nam murder suspects visit airport amid chaotic scenes

Kim Jong-Nam murder suspects visit airport amid chaotic scenes

Two women on trial for murdering the North Korean leader's half-brother visited the Malaysian airport where he was poisoned under heavy police guard on Tuesday, with the exhausted suspects ...

Mattis to discuss N Korea threat on Asia trip

Mattis to discuss N Korea threat on Asia trip

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis said Monday that curbing military threats from North Korea would be high on the agenda on his Asian tour this week, ahead of a visit by Donald Trump.

China confirms will limit oil exports to North Korea

China confirms will limit oil exports to North Korea

China will limit exports of refined petroleum products to North Korea starting October 1, its commerce ministry said, confirming Beijing's participation in new UN sanctions intended to rein in its rogue neighbour.

North Korea 'more opaque' after YouTube propaganda ban: monitors

North Korea 'more opaque' after YouTube propaganda ban: monitors

North Korea has become ‘more opaque’ to the outside world following a decision by YouTube to silence an official propaganda channel, a monitoring group has warned ...

Moon, Trump vow stronger pressure against N Korea

Moon, Trump vow stronger pressure against N Korea

US President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart have pledged ‘stronger pressure’ on Pyongyang, Seoul said Sunday, after North Korea defied tough new sanctions ...

N Korea vows to boost weapons programmes after sanctions

N Korea vows to boost weapons programmes after sanctions

North Korea vowed Wednesday to accelerate its weapons programmes in response to ‘evil’ sanctions imposed by the UN Security Council following its latest and most powerful nuclear test.

North Korea says more missiles to come as UN condemns launch

North Korea says more missiles to come as UN condemns launch

North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un has promised more missile flights over Japan, insisting his nuclear-armed nation's provocative launch was a mere ‘curtain-raiser’, in the face of UN condemnation and US warnings...