China has banned exports to North Korea of a range of technologies that could be used to build weapons.
New United Nations sanctions against nuclear-armed North Korea leave plenty of room for China to continue business as usual.
Moscow warned Washington that deployment of a US missile defence system to South Korea could spark an arms race in the region.
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.
Kazakhstan denounced North Korea’s test of hydrogen bomb and violation of UN Security Council’s nonproliferation resolutions.
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.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon will visit North Korea this week for a likely meeting with the nuclear-armed state's diplomatically reclusive leader
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.
US President Barack Obama and his South Korean counterpart stressed their readiness to "engage" nuclear-armed North Korea Friday, albeit with conditions.
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 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 Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said nuclear weapons -- not negotiating skills -- secured what he described as a "landmark" agreement this week with South Korea.
Top-level North and South Korean negotiators talked through the night with no sign of an agreement to exit a high-stakes standoff.
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 Korean leader Kim Jong-Un ordered his frontline troops onto a war-footing from, as military tensions with South Korea soared.
North Korea says it has developed a vaccine that is "very effective" in treating MERS, Ebola and AIDS, the state mouthpiece KCNA reported.
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.
Sony Pictures Entertainment co-chair Amy Pascal, whose embarrassing emails were leaked in a hack attack, is stepping down.
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 chief Kazuo Hirai spoke for the first time publicly about the cyber attack that derailed launch of controversial comedy "The Interview".