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With China threat, Japan shouldn’t reject offensive weapons, says US

Senior officer says Beijing’s bolstered weapons inventory threatens whole region.

Pro-Pyongyang students invade US envoy’s Seoul home

17 protesters detained by police after exposing embarrassing security breach at ambassador’s residence.

S. Korea implore AFC to punish North over closed-door qualifier

KFA want action on neighbours for refusing to allow media and supporters in Pyongyang.

S. Korean soldier who lost legs to landmine aims for Paralympic gold

He puts rowing skills picked up in rehab towards securing a spot at Tokyo Games.

Koreas World Cup qualifier clash likened to ‘war’ by KFA president

S. Korea captain Son Heung-min relieved to finish game uninjured following N. Koreans' aggression.

Kim Jong Un’s horseback ride fuels talk of ‘Korean revolution’

North Korean leader’s climb up symbolic Mount Paektu hailed as prelude to new policy direction.

Koreas play to a draw in front of empty stands

Fifa president 'sad to see no fans' in stadium.

No TV, no visiting fans, no international media as Koreas face...

Only way to follow World Cup qualifier is via online commentary on Fifa and AFC websites.

Koreas to face off in Pyongyang World Cup qualifier

It is unclear if anyone other than the South Korean team and support staff would be able to go to Pyongyang.

N. Korea demands Japan compensate for sunken fishing boat

Spokesman for foreign ministry calls it 'a gangster act'.

North Korea boat collides with Japan sea patrol

The North Korean fishing vessel capsized after the collision.

North Korea says no talks unless US stops hostile policies

Washington however has called the talks 'good discussions', saying the comments by North Korea did not reflect the content or the spirit of their short discussion.

Xi and Kim hail ‘immortal’ China-N.Korea relationship

North Korea was among the first countries to recognise the People's Republic of China after it was founded in 1949.

US-N.Korea talks end in contrasting assessments

North Korea says the US has disappointed and dampened enthusiasm for negotiations.

Missile test was ‘new’ submarine-based launch, confirms N.Korea

Analysts say Pyongyang’s ballistic move a way of maintaining pressure on negotiating partners.

N. Korean projectile launch ruffles Japanese, S. Korean feathers

One fired this morning fell into waters within Japan's exclusive economic zone.

China bigger threat than nuclear-armed North Korea, says Japan

Japan is ramping up its defence spending to counter China's modernising military.

Malaysia used as pawns in US bid to nab North Korean...

Mun Chol Myong is battling the government's decision to extradite him to the US, in what his lawyer says is a highly politicised case.

US imposes sanctions on North Korean hacking groups over global attacks

The three groups named by the US involved in the 'WannaCry' ransomware were Lazarus Group, Bluenoroff, and Andariel, which are controlled by North Korea's intelligence services.

China urges US to ensure North Korea talks resume

North Korea says it was willing to restart talks with the US but warns dealings between the sides could end unless Washington takes a fresh approach.

North Korea unlikely to mourn ‘war maniac’ Bolton’s departure

The timing of John Bolton’s departure is convenient for US diplomacy with North Korea.

North Korea reports 5 deaths in typhoon

North Korea was hit by typhoon-13 on Saturday afternoon, killing five, injuring three while destroying farmland and damaging hundreds of buildings.

US says N.Korea blocking resumption of nuclear talks

In recent weeks North Korea has carried out a series of tests of short-range missiles, which US officials have called 'provocations'.

North Korea names artillery commander as new military chief

Pak Jong-chon succeeds Ri Yong-gil, an expert on military operations who has served in the position on two separate occasions since 2013.