North Korea

Updated: 08:54 EST


EXCLUSIVE North Korean nuclear missile could easily stray off target and accidentally hit a neighbour, sparking World War Three, warns former NASA scientist

29/11/17 13:54

29/11/17 10:09

From Donald Trump greeting a boy who offered to help with the White House's gardening to North Korean soldiers parading, these are Reuters' photos of 2017.

29/11/17 06:17

President Donald Trump had handwritten notes in black marker and all capital letters in front of him on Tuesday when he revealed news of North Korea's latest missile launch.

29/11/17 02:22

North Korea has fired an intercontinental ballistic missile, which flew for 1,000km (620 miles) before splashing down in the Sea of Japan. President Trump has said 'we will take care of it'.

28/11/17 19:21

Six North Korea ships, some containing living sailors while others filled with bodies and skeletons, have washed up on Japan's shores since the start of November and nobody is sure why.

28/11/17 18:54

The 2016 Democratic nominee for president blasted the White House and the Chinese government for their increasingly hard-line plan of attack on Pyongyang.

27/11/17 23:28

A Japanese diplomat revealed radio signals have been detected from the region, meaning another launch could be extremely near. A Government spokesman has confirmed the signals.

27/11/17 19:07

Dozens were killed when North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un's most powerful nuclear missile test yet caused buildings to collapse in North Hamgyong Province.

27/11/17 14:41

Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov was speaking at the opening of the eighth annual Asian Conference of the Valdai discussion club in Seoul.

27/11/17 13:14

Mike Mullen, the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, expressed the concern in an interview with ABC's 'This Week' on Sunday.

25/11/17 13:00

Japanese police said they are investigating eight men found on Japan's northern coast who say they are from North Korea and washed ashore after their boat (pictured) broke down.

24/11/17 15:07

Russia slammed President Donald Trump on Thursday for his 'PR move' decision to put North Korea on America's terror blacklist.

24/11/17 15:01

North Korea has reportedly replaced guards and fortified the section of its border where a young soldier defected by running across to South Korea last week.

23/11/17 17:03

As well as the iconic governmental landmarks of The White House and The Pentagon, Manhattan, Guam, Kyoto and Tokyo are all earmarked by Kim Jong-un's North Korea as nuclear targets.

23/11/17 09:32

The 24-year-old North Korean solder, identified only by his surname, Oh, was suffering from hepatitis B and parasites longer than ten inches when he defected on November 13.

22/11/17 14:30

A woman who served in the North Korean army before defecting has said conditions were so harsh that fellow female recruits stopped their periods while rape was also common place.

22/11/17 13:42

Aijalon Gomes, who died after he was found on fire in a field in San Diego on Friday, is a former prisoner of North Korea who was freed with the help of former President Jimmy Carter.

22/11/17 13:29

North Korea is being accused of violating a 1953 armistice agreement after its soldiers fired across the line that divides North and South Korea while chasing after a defector.

22/11/17 12:06

Trump put North Korea back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism on Monday, a designation that allows the United States to impose more sanctions but risks further inflaming tensions.

21/11/17 19:37

The tyrant was seen at the wheel of a lorry as he inspected facilities at the?Sungri Motor Complex in North Korea's South Pyongan Province.

21/11/17 17:07

President Donald Trump will get on the phone with Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, the Kremlin says, following the Russian leader's visit with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

21/11/17 00:13

A North Korean official has labelled Malcolm Turnbull President Donald Trump's 'mouthpiece' after the Australian prime minister criticised the country's illegal fundraising overseas.

20/11/17 23:17

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has reportedly banned gatherings involving drinking and singing in new measures designed to increase control over the population.

20/11/17 23:08

In a Cabinet meeting, Trump called the designation 'a very critical step' that he said will 'start right now,' saying it 'should have happened a long time ago.'

20/11/17 18:48

The man spent a year imprisoned at the Tongrim disciplinary labour centre in North Pyongan Province?and described how inmates suffered brutal beatings at the hands of their captors.

20/11/17 13:06

South Korea's spy agency said it is possible North Korea can develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the US mainland this year and that it is monitoring developments closely.

19/11/17 17:47

President Trump declared his marathon trip to Asia a 'tremendous success' in surprise remarks,boasting about 'America's renewed confidence and standing in the world' since he took office.

19/11/17 12:05

Though locked off from the outside world, North Korean locals are well aware of Australia's ties with the US and are prepared for all-out Armageddon on the peninsula.

17/11/17 18:47

North Korea is ruling out nuclear negotiations as long as joint U.S-South Korea military exercises continue, and says Pyongyang's atomic weapons program is a needed deterrent against a U.S. nuclear strike.

17/11/17 11:24

Satellite pictures, taken just weeks ago, show construction work and increased activity at North Korea's Sinpo South naval shipyard.

16/11/17 19:36

A North Korean soldier shot multiple times while defecting to the South is in a stable condition but riddled with parasites that could complicate his chances of survival, his doctor said Thursday.

16/11/17 17:32

Gavin Williamson made the declaration after he touched down by helicopter aboard?HMS Queen Elizabeth, the new 280-metre 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier.

16/11/17 16:14

Japanese rescue teams would bring boats fleeing the Korean Peninsula into designated ports before checking individuals for criminal records and deporting anyone seen as a threat.

16/11/17 10:53

North Korea says that the situation around its country is the 'worst ever' and that the annual drills risk provoking a nuclear war. The US began its war games off Japan on Thursday.

16/11/17 09:18

North Korea has released a bellicose tirade against its chief antagonist Donald Trump, sentencing the commander-in-chief 'to death' for his insults against Kim Jong Un.

15/11/17 19:26

Jeremy Zidek, of Alaska's emergency planning committee, has warned citizens to stash food, water, medical supplies and anti-radiation pills in their homes in case of a nuclear attack.

15/11/17 19:21

Kim Jong-Un's North Korean Workers' Party newspaper Rodong Sinmun wrote that U.S. President Donald Trump had now been 'sentenced to death by the Korean people'.

15/11/17 17:14

An earthquake measuring magnitude 5.5 has hit off the southeastern coast of South Korea near Pohang in the North Gyeongsang Province prompting fears Kim Jong-un

15/11/17 15:55

The 58-year-old, from Louisiana and named only as Mr A, was arrested Monday trying to cross the heavily guarded DMZ, which is also littered with mines, while on a vigilante diplomatic mission.

15/11/17 13:38

If an 'illegal order' to strike North Korea is handed down, the military is 'obligated' to refuse it, a former commander of the Pentagon's nuclear weapons division told senators on Tuesday.

15/11/17 02:49

Kim Jong-un paused on his nuclear weapons programme to take a ride on a tractor in one of his agricultural factories. The North Korean dictator appeared delighted as he got behind the wheel.

14/11/17 19:25

General Sir Richard Barrons made his comments to the MPs on the Commons Defence Committee as he warned years of defence cuts have left Britain's armed forces 'close to breaking'.

14/11/17 11:09

A doctor said the North Korean defector's organs are 'extremely damaged' and it is not certain 'how long he can hold up'. A South Korean official said four of the of the North's guards fired 40 rounds.

14/11/17 08:13

The victim?crossed to the South Korea side of the Joint Security Area at Panmunjom, the only portion of the Demilitarised Zone where forces from the two sides come face-to-face.

13/11/17 21:48

DailyMailTV joined the Rear Admiral and crew of the USS Carl Vinson as the huge warship left its port in San Diego for a series of exercises ahead of its deployment to North Korea.

13/11/17 20:48

The president said in the Philippines that the major' announcement at the White House will cover trade agreements, the status of tensions with North Korea, and 'a lot of other things.'

13/11/17 15:16

Lt. Gen. Jan-Marc Jouas, former deputy commander of US Forces in Korea, said the sudden outbreak of war would leave an under-supplied and outnumbered American force at risk of defeat.

13/11/17 14:25

A delegation from the Stalinist state is said to have got a letter to Russian president Vladimir Putin last month during the?Inter-Parliamentary Union talks in St Petersburg.

13/11/17 01:12

President Donald Trump let China off the hook Friday for the country's substantial trade deficit with the United States.

13/11/17 01:01

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has blasted North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, accusing the rogue state of trafficking drugs to fund their nuclear programme.

12/11/17 21:23

The four-day drills that began in waters off South Korea's eastern coast came as President Donald Trump traded insults with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un.

12/11/17 01:46

The United States and South Korea on Saturday started joint naval exercises that will involve three U.S. aircraft carriers in what military officials describe as a clear warning to North Korea.

11/11/17 18:37

Sharing a stage with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe at a news conference in Tokyo, Trump said his counterpart would shoot North Korean missiles down. Abe said Japan would do so if 'necessary.'

11/11/17 18:37

President Donald Trump set off on an extended trip to Asia today with the rising threat from North Korea and a slew of nagging trade deficits at the top of his agenda.

11/11/17 12:48

The North Korean government said Saturday that Donald Trump's first trip to Asia showed he's itching for all-out Armageddon on the Korean peninsula.

10/11/17 19:12

Gavin Williamson - well known for owning a spider named Cronus - welcomed General 'Mad Dog' Mattis to London to discuss security.

09/11/17 18:58

Pope Francis will host 11 Nobel Peace Prize delegates alongside representatives from the UN, NATO, America and Russia at the Vatican as he attempts to deescalate global nuclear tensions.

09/11/17 18:49

Daniel Dobson, 33, from Manchester, visited the secretive state and was given the rare honour of witnessing a North Korean military parade in person in the capital Pyongyang.

09/11/17 17:52

The USS Ronald Reagan, USS Nimitz and USS Theodore Roosevelt will conduct 'coordinated operations in international waters' as tensions in the region over North Korea reach fever pitch.

09/11/17 11:09

President Donald Trump said Thursday in Beijing that he and President Xi Jinping agree that 'there's a solution' to conflict with North Korea.

09/11/17 08:00

When President Donald Trump tried to visit Korea's demilitarized zone on Wednesday morning, his military escorts weren't the only ones wearing camouflage.

08/11/17 18:12

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un's state media said that if Donald Trump continues to make threats of military actions and push for further sanctions, the U.S. would suffer a 'bitter defeat'.

08/11/17 11:49

The president said in South Korea that the 'rogue regime' to the North has become a dangerous menace, and warned North Korea's dictator Kim Jong-un not to test his patience.

08/11/17 02:22

These photos taken by tourists holidaying across North Korea and gives a glimpse of the?natural beauty of the countryside in contrast to the immaculate government buildings of Pyongyang.

08/11/17 01:41

'This is not the right time to be doing it, but that’s that I got. That's what I got,' Trump stated during a joint news conference with South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

07/11/17 18:38

A group of defectors said springs have run dry while 80 per cent of newly planted trees have withered and died at Punggye-ri in North Korea.

07/11/17 12:17

Dr. Lee Aeran, 53, escaped to South Korea in 1997 and has since opened a restaurant in Seoul where she is now taking donations towards Kim Jong-Un's assassination.

07/11/17 10:58

President Donald Trump said Tuesday in South Korea that he's optimistic about his chances to stop North Korea from deploying a nuclear missile capable of reaching America's allies.

07/11/17 03:22

Trump will head to South Korea on Tuesday waving a red, white and blue cape in the direction of a North Korean bull who has a nuclear goring on his mind. Some in Seoul can't wait for it to be over.

06/11/17 15:20

According to the Japan Times, President Trump questioned why Japan, a "country of samurai warriors," did not retaliate to by shooting down North Korean missiles earlier this year.

06/11/17 12:35

Two women, Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Doan Thi Huong from Vietnam, and four men who are still at large, have been charged with the murder of Kim Jong-Nam at Kuala Lumpur airport.

05/11/17 15:44

That blunt assessment from the Pentagon is in response to a letter from two Democratic congressmen asking about casualty assessments in a conflict with North Korea.

05/11/17 12:51

President Donald Trump told reporters on Saturday that he expects to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin while on a 12-day, five country trip to Asia.

04/11/17 12:12

While at the?March 16 Factory - named after the day it was founded in 1977 - the 33-year-old autocrat laughed as he inspected clapped-out machinery at a North Korean truck factory.

03/11/17 18:20

US Air Force said two B-1B Lancers based in Guam were joined by two South Korean F-16 fighters and aircraft from the Japanese Air Self-Defense Force for a drill condemned by the North.

02/11/17 21:28

National security adviser H.R. McMaster denied that Trump had used 'inflammatory' language toward Kim and that he could make comments that would 'ratchet up' North Korean aggression.

02/11/17 19:51

Government officials in South Korea and Japan are fearful that Trump will taunt communist strongman Kim Jong-un from their doorsteps and mire them in an intractable war.

02/11/17 18:22

Some 200 people were allegedly killed after a tunnel collapsed at the Punggye-ri site in northeastern North Korea, but state media has slammed the reports as 'slander' of the country.

02/11/17 15:30

The North Korean tyrant is believed to be preparing for a 2018 breakthrough in work to mount mini nukes on to intercontinental ballistic missiles.

01/11/17 21:25

Former ambassador to the UK Thae Yong-ho was testifying Wednesday before the House Foreign Affairs Committee when he said an Arab Spring-style revolution could be possible in North Korea.



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