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North Korea conducts new test at rocket site, aims to 'overpower US nuclear threats'

North Korea conducts new test at rocket site, aims to 'overpower US nuclear threats'

North Korea said it had successfully conducted another test at a satellite launch site, the latest in a string of developments aimed at ‘restraining and overpowering the nuclear threat of the US’ ...

North Korea carries out ‘very important’ test at once-dismantled launch site: KCNA

North Korea carries out ‘very important’ test at once-dismantled launch site: KCNA

North Korea has carried out a ‘very important’ test at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media KCNA reported on Sunday, a rocket testing ground that US officials once said North Korea had promised to close.

Trump continues to hope for dialogue with North Korea

Trump continues to hope for dialogue with North Korea

Given the lack of progress in talks on North Korea's nuclear weapons programme, US President Donald Trump has consulted with South Korean President Moon Jae In.

Trump, South Korea's Moon discuss trying to maintain talks with North Korea

Trump, South Korea's Moon discuss trying to maintain talks with North Korea

US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a half-hour phone discussion on ways to maintain diplomacy with North Korea, Seoul said on Saturday ...

Eleven North Korean defectors detained in Vietnam, fate uncertain

Eleven North Korean defectors detained in Vietnam, fate uncertain

Eleven North Koreans seeking to defect to South Korea have been detained in Vietnam since Nov. 23, and are requesting

N. Korea blasts Japan's Abe, warns of 'real ballistic missile'

N. Korea blasts Japan's Abe, warns of 'real ballistic missile'

North Korea on Saturday warned Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that he could soon see a "real ballistic missile" while excoriating him as the "most stupid man ever known in history".

FIFA president 'disappointed' by empty stands at Koreas qualifier

FIFA president 'disappointed' by empty stands at Koreas qualifier

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said he was ‘disappointed’ after attending a historic but bizarre World Cup qualifier between North and South Korea that had empty stands and no live broadcast.

North Korea demands Japan pay compensation for sinking fishing boat: KCNA

North Korea demands Japan pay compensation for sinking fishing boat: KCNA

North Korea's foreign ministry ‘strongly demanded’ on Saturday that Japan pay compensation for a fishing boat that sank when it collided with a Japanese patrol boat earlier this week ...

North Korean, US officials at nuclear talks after latest missile test

North Korean, US officials at nuclear talks after latest missile test

North Korean and US officials on Saturday gathered for new nuclear talks in Stockholm after months of deadlock and Pyongyang's defiant test of a sea-launched ballistic missile this week.

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks

North Korea fired what appeared to be a submarine-launched ballistic missile, Seoul said Wednesday, just days before Washington and Pyongyang were set to resume long-stalled nuclear talks.

Russia detains 161 North Korean fishermen in Sea of Japan

Russia detains 161 North Korean fishermen in Sea of Japan

Russia has detained 161 North Korean fishermen for fishing illegally in the Sea of Japan, the FSB security service said in a statement on Wednesday.

US puts sanctions on N.Korea hacking groups behind major thefts

US puts sanctions on N.Korea hacking groups behind major thefts

The US Treasury on Friday placed sanctions on three North Korea government-sponsored hacking operations which it said were behind the theft of possibly hundreds of millions of dollars