North Korea

China bans exports of nuclear-use technology to North Korea
China bans exports of nuclear-use technology to North Korea

China has banned exports to North Korea of a range of technologies that could be used to build weapons.

China bans exports of nuclear-use technology to North Korea
North Korea sanction loopholes give China room for manoeuvre
North Korea sanction loopholes give China room for manoeuvre

New United Nations sanctions against nuclear-armed North Korea leave plenty of room for China to continue business as usual.

North Korea sanction loopholes give China room for manoeuvre
Moscow warns US over missile system deployment to S. Korea
Moscow warns US over missile system deployment to S. Korea

Moscow warned Washington that deployment of a US missile defence system to South Korea could spark an arms race in the region.

Moscow warns US over missile system deployment to S. Korea
US missile shield spotlights divisions on handling N. Korea
US missile shield spotlights divisions on handling N. Korea

Official moves towards the deployment -- fiercely opposed by China -- of a US missile defence system in South Korea highlight the inherent dangers of disunity in dealing with North Korea's growing military threat.

US missile shield spotlights divisions on handling N. Korea
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Kazakhstan condemns North Korea's nuclear test

Kazakhstan denounced North Korea’s test of hydrogen bomb and violation of UN Security Council’s nonproliferation resolutions.

Kazakhstan condemns North Korea's nuclear test
Does North Korea have 'H' or 'A' bomb?
Does North Korea have 'H' or 'A' bomb?

North Korea said it had successfully tested a miniature hydrogen bomb. If confirmed, this would place it among a small group of countries with such dangerous weapons.

Does North Korea have 'H' or 'A' bomb?
UN chief Ban Ki-moon to visit North Korea: Yonhap
UN chief Ban Ki-moon to visit North Korea: Yonhap

UN chief Ban Ki-moon will visit North Korea this week for a likely meeting with the nuclear-armed state's diplomatically reclusive leader

UN chief Ban Ki-moon to visit North Korea: Yonhap
Traumatic final farewell for reunited Korean families
Traumatic final farewell for reunited Korean families

North and South Korean families divided by war for more than 60 years said a final, traumatic farewell after a reunion event that, for most, marked the last time they will ever see each other.

Traumatic final farewell for reunited Korean families
Obama, Park ready to 'engage' North Korea
Obama, Park ready to 'engage' North Korea

US President Barack Obama and his South Korean counterpart stressed their readiness to "engage" nuclear-armed North Korea Friday, albeit with conditions.

Obama, Park ready to 'engage' North Korea
North Korea at UN calls for peace treaty
North Korea at UN calls for peace treaty

North Korea's foreign minister told the United Nations that a peace treaty was urgently needed to prevent a repeat of the military standoff that rattled Asia two months ago.

North Korea at UN calls for peace treaty
North, South Korea to hold family reunion in October
North, South Korea to hold family reunion in October

North and South Korea agreed to hold a reunion in October for families separated by the Korean War, following all-night talks between their respective Red Cross branches.

North, South Korea to hold family reunion in October
Kim Jong-Un credits nukes not talks for deal with S. Korea
Kim Jong-Un credits nukes not talks for deal with S. Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said nuclear weapons -- not negotiating skills -- secured what he described as a "landmark" agreement this week with South Korea.

Kim Jong-Un credits nukes not talks for deal with S. Korea
No end to marathon Korean crisis talks
No end to marathon Korean crisis talks

Top-level North and South Korean negotiators talked through the night with no sign of an agreement to exit a high-stakes standoff.

No end to marathon Korean crisis talks
North, South Korea hold top-level talks to defuse military tensions
North, South Korea hold top-level talks to defuse military tensions

North and South Korea sat down to urgent top-level talks, seeking some way out of an escalating crisis that has pushed both their militaries to the brink of an armed conflict.

North, South Korea hold top-level talks to defuse military tensions
Kim Jong-Un orders frontline N. Korea troops onto war footing: KCNA
Kim Jong-Un orders frontline N. Korea troops onto war footing: KCNA

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un ordered his frontline troops onto a war-footing from, as military tensions with South Korea soared.

Kim Jong-Un orders frontline N. Korea troops onto war footing: KCNA
North Korea says it has 'cure' for MERS, Ebola, AIDS
North Korea says it has 'cure' for MERS, Ebola, AIDS

North Korea says it has developed a vaccine that is "very effective" in treating MERS, Ebola and AIDS, the state mouthpiece KCNA reported.

North Korea says it has 'cure' for MERS, Ebola, AIDS
Kerry discusses security in Seoul after N. Korea muscle flexing
Kerry discusses security in Seoul after N. Korea muscle flexing

US Secretary of State John Kerry discussed security issues with top South Korean officials following a new ballistic missile test by North Korea and the reported execution of its defence chief.

Kerry discusses security in Seoul after N. Korea muscle flexing
Sony Pictures boss steps down after damaging hack
Sony Pictures boss steps down after damaging hack

Sony Pictures Entertainment co-chair Amy Pascal, whose embarrassing emails were leaked in a hack attack, is stepping down.

Sony Pictures boss steps down after damaging hack
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Sony delays earnings after 'The Interview' cyberattack

Sony said it has won permission to delay the release of its quarterly earnings report, after a cyberattack damaged the computer network at its Hollywood film unit.

Sony delays earnings after 'The Interview' cyberattack
Sony chief thanks supporters after 'vicious' cyber attack
Sony chief thanks supporters after 'vicious' cyber attack

Sony chief Kazuo Hirai spoke for the first time publicly about the cyber attack that derailed launch of controversial comedy "The Interview".

Sony chief thanks supporters after 'vicious' cyber attack