Tensions on the Korean peninsula eased slightly on Monday as South Korea's president said resolving Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions must be done peacefully and key US officials played down the risk of an imminent war with North Korea.
The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously backed a US-drafted resolution that significantly strengthened sanctions on North Korea, imposing a ban on exports aimed at depriving Pyongyang of $1 billion in annual revenue.
The United Nations Security Council is set to vote on Saturday on a U.S.-drafted resolution that aims to slash by a third North Korea’s $3 billion annual export revenue over Pyongyang’s two intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests in July.
US President Donald Trump warned Saturday that he would not allow China to "do nothing" on North Korea, after the hermit state launched an intercontinental ballistic missile it boasted could reach the United States.
Kim Jong-Un boasted of North Korea's ability to strike any target in the US after a second ICBM test that weapons experts said Saturday could even bring New York into range.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday that North Korea had fired a missile that may have landed in Japanese waters.
North Korea's economy grew at its fastest pace in 17 years in 2016, South Korea's central bank said on Friday, despite the isolated country facing international sanctions aimed at curbing its defiant pursuit of nuclear weapons.
Ri Chun-Hee has previously told her loyal viewers of the deaths of the country’s founder Kim Il-Sung and his son Kim Jong-Il, and several of the nuclear tests that have seen it subjected to multiple rounds of United Nations sanctions.
South Korea's military says North Korea has launched another ballistic missile.
North Korea fired what appeared to be multiple land-to-ship missiles off its east coast on Thursday, South Korea's military said, the latest in a fast-paced series of missile tests defying world pressure and threats of more sanctions.
The U.N. Security Council on Friday expanded sanctions against North Korea after its repeated missile tests, adopting the first such resolution agreed by the United States China since President Donald Trump took office.
North Korea Monday test-fired a ballistic missile, the latest in a series of launches that have ratcheted up tensions over its quest to develop weapons capable of hitting the United States.
North Korea Sunday test-fired a ballistic missile, the latest in a series of launches which have sparked international condemnation and threats of tougher UN sanctions.
North Korea's latest missile launch was a successful test of a new type of rocket, Pyongyang's state media reported Monday.
North Korea on Sunday test-fired a ballistic missile, the Seoul army said, the first since South Korea's new president took power.
North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile on Saturday, South Korea's and U.S. militaries said, defying intense pressure from the United States and the reclusive state's main ally, China.
US State Secretary Rex Tillerson on Friday toughened his rhetoric regarding North Korea, calling on even stiffer sanctions against the isolated regime, but drew rebukes from his Chinese and Russian counterparts.
US Vice President Mike Pence reiterated his country's commitment to the security of Japan on Tuesday, as North Korea intensified concerns over its weapons programme with a vow to launch missile tests "every week".
Mike Pence arrived at the gateway to the Demilitarised Zone dividing the two Koreas on Monday, in a show of US resolve hours after North Korea failed in its attempt to test another missile.
A fresh North Korean missile test failed when it exploded after launch Sunday, the US military said, a day after Pyongyang defiantly showcased its ballistic arsenal at a giant military parade.