Rhetoric rises as Pyongyang also warns Australia of a nuclear attack if it joins any US strike on the communist nation.
Asia Pacific14 Apr 2017 19:50 GMT
Vice foreign minister says Pyongyang 'fully prepared' for any American attack and vows to bolster nuclear arsenal.
United States13 Apr 2017 14:28 GMT
US put North Korea on notice it won't tolerate any provocation, while Pyongyang threatened a nuclear strike in response.
Nuclear weapons06 Apr 2017 18:02 GMT
Pyongyang has pursued its nuclear and missile programmes at an unprecedented pace to expand its deterrence against US.
Politics27 Mar 2017 21:06 GMT
UN General Assembly begins negotiations on prohibiting weapons, but without any nuclear-capable states in attendance.
North Korea21 Mar 2017 21:40 GMT
Pyongyang envoy to UN warns his country is developing 'pre-emptive strike capabilities with nuclear forces'.
Asia Pacific20 Mar 2017 21:45 GMT
Pyongyang reacts with disdain after US Secretary of State Tillerson warned 'all options are on the table'.
Asia Pacific19 Mar 2017 08:53 GMT
US secretary of state visits China to strengthen ties, address N Korea's nuclear programme and discuss trade issues.
Asia Pacific19 Mar 2017 06:08 GMT
State news agency report suggests engine will be used for country's space and satellite-launching programme.
Nuclear weapons18 Mar 2017 14:07 GMT
US secretary of state travels to Beijing after saying pre-emptive military action against North Korea may be necessary.
Asia Pacific17 Mar 2017 11:02 GMT
US secretary of state says military action an 'option on the table'' as 20 years of diplomacy have come to nothing.
North Korea09 Mar 2017 04:46 GMT
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley calls Kim Jong-un arrogant and not 'a rational person'.
Inside Story24 Feb 2017 21:21 GMT
President Donald Trump says he wants the US to expand its nuclear arsenal.
Middle East09 Feb 2017 22:16 GMT
Ali Akbar Velayati, adviser to supreme leader, calls US efforts to halt Iran's missile programme 'worthless fantasies'.
Nuclear weapons03 Feb 2017 05:21 GMT
US Defense Secretary James Mattis makes first foreign trip to key ally South Korea and reaffirms military alliance.
Middle East02 Feb 2017 06:17 GMT
US national security adviser signals toughening stance on Tehran after Iran insists tests did not breach nuclear accord.
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by J Berkshire Miller
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