Hydrogen bomb testing

N Korea warns of strike on Seoul's presidential palace

North Korea warns that its military is ready to attack Seoul's presidential palace unless South Korean President Park Geun-hye apologizes for "treason" and publicly executes officials responsible for what Pyongyang says are plans to attack its leadership.

April 1, 2016
April 1, 2016
USA

US, China to co-operate over N Korea

China and the United States will work together to try and prevent further missile tests by North Korea, US President Barack Obama says.

March 27, 2016
March 27, 2016

N Korea warns of strike on Seoul's presidential palace

North Korea warns that its military is ready to attack Seoul's presidential palace unless South Korean President Park Geun-hye apologizes for "treason" and publicly executes officials responsible for what Pyongyang says are plans to attack its leadership.

March 21, 2016
March 21, 2016

North Korea fires five short-range missiles into sea

North Korea fires five short-range missiles into the sea off its east coast -- the latest in a series of launches ordered by leader Kim Jong-Un amid rising military tensions.

March 16, 2016
March 16, 2016

'Artificial earthquake' detected in North Korea

A small artificial earthquake has been detected in North Korea, according to South Korean officials who say it was probably due to "blasting work".

February 26, 2016
February 26, 2016

US submits tougher sanctions on N Korea

The US, backed by China, submits a draft resolution to the UN Security Council aimed at imposing tougher sanctions on North Korea.

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

N-Korea announces ‘successful’ hydrogen bomb test

The North Korean authorities say they have successfully tested a hydrogen bomb amid reports of a tremor near the main nuclear test site.