North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast, the South Korean military has said, the latest in a series of launches in recent weeks amid stalled denuclearisation talks.
North Korea’s mission to the United Nations accuses the United States of being “more and more hell-bent on hostile acts” against Pyongyang, despite President Donald Trump wanting talks between the two countries.
Eyeing a history-making photo opportunity, President Donald Trump has issued a Twitter invitation to North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to join him for a hand shake during a visit to the demilitarized zone (DMZ) with South Korea.
The recent US extension of sanctions against North Korea was an act of hostility and an outright challenge to an historic summit between the two countries in Singapore last year, a spokesman for Pyongyang's foreign ministry says.
North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper has said.
North Korean missile launches over the past week have not affected Donald Trump's relationship with Kim Jong Un, the US president says, in a change of course after initially expressing his dissatisfaction.
North Korea is considering suspending talks with the United States and may rethink a ban on missile and nuclear tests unless Washington makes concessions, news reports from the North's capital quotes a senior diplomat as saying.
North Korea has restores part of a rocket test site it began to dismantle after pledging to do so in a first summit with US President Donald Trump last year, while Trump's national security adviser warns that new sanctions could be introduced if Pyongyang did not scrap its nuclear weapons program.
The US-North Korea nuclear summit in Hanoi ends abruptly without a deal, with President Donald Trump saying he had decided to "walk" in the face of Kim Jong Un's demands to drop sanctions.