Asia Pacific

North Korea threatens more launches after latest missile test

Pyongyang conducts fourth test in 12 days in protest against South Korea-US joint military exercises.

North Korea threatens more launches after latest missile test

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Did North Korea use cyberattack money to buy nuclear weapons?

Authors of UN report claim North Korea stole $2bn through cyberattacks and used it to bolster its weapons programmes.

Did North Korea use cyberattack money to buy nuclear weapons?

Asia Pacific

South Korea, US hold 'war games' despite North Korea warnings

Scaled-down military drill comes after Pyongyang tested a series of short-range projectiles in recent weeks.

South Korea, US hold 'war games' despite North Korea warnings

North Korea

North Korea fires two short-range projectiles: South Korea

Pyongyang fires off third missile test in eight days as US president plays down recent launches as 'very standard'.

North Korea fires two short-range projectiles: South Korea

Asia Pacific

North Korea says it tested new rocket system

State news agency says leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test firings and had expressed 'satisfaction' over the outcome.

North Korea says it tested new rocket system

North Korea

North Korea fires two ballistic missiles as South Korea bristles

Two projectiles flew about 250km as Pyongyang intensifies pressure on the US to start up new denuclearisation talks.

North Korea fires two ballistic missiles as South Korea bristles

Asia Pacific

ASEAN meeting: North Korean tensions, trade to dominate talks

North Korea's nuclear issues, China's expansionist plans and trade war likely to feature in Southeast Asian summit.

Asia Pacific

North Korea releases detained Russian fishing boat

Two South Koreans and 15 Russians return to South Korea 10 days after detention in North Korea.

North Korea releases detained Russian fishing boat

Asia Pacific

Analysis: Will North Korea's economy survive the sanctions?

Pyongyang's GDP estimated to have fallen by 4.1 percent last year.

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North Korea's economy tanks as sanctions, drought bite

South Korea's central bank estimates the North's economy shrank by more than four percent in 2018 due to sanctions.

North Korea's economy tanks as sanctions, drought bite

Asia Pacific

Kim says new missile launch was warning to South Korea

Kim accuses Seoul of 'double dealing' as he rails against the South for planned military drills with the US.

N Korea's Kim says new missile launch was warning to South Korea

North Korea

N Korea 'launches missiles' raising tension in Korean Peninsula

Missiles fired amid warnings from Pyongyang over annual military drill between Washington and Seoul, South's army says.

N Korea 'launches missiles' raising tension in Korean Peninsula

Russia

North Korea holds crew of Russian fishing vessel

Russian embassy in Pyongyang says North Korea has accused fishing vessel of 'violating rules of entry and stay'.

North Korea holds crew of Russian fishing vessel

North Korea

Kim inspects new submarine as talks with US stall

The inspection comes a week after the North warned looming military drills in the South could derail talks with the US.

North Korean leader inspects new submarine as talks with US stall

AJ Impact

Huawei secretly helped North Korea build wireless network: report

Chinese telecom giant supported Pyongyang's 3G mobile phone system, along with Egyptian company Orascom, reports WaPo.

Huawei secretly helped North Korea build wireless network: report