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Japan says North Korea ballistic missile launch threatens peace

North Korea launched two ballistic missiles into the sea near Japan on Thursday (March 25), Japan’s prime minister said, fuelling tensions ahead of the Tokyo Olympics and ramping up pressure on ...

North Korea test-fires a new tactical guided weapon

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea announced that it has test-fired a new type of tactical guided weapon. The Korean Central News Agency says Chairman Kim Jong Un observed the firing of th...

North Korea calls latest UN sanctions an 'act of war'

Seoul (dpa) - North Korea has blasted the latest round of UN sanctions against it as an "act of war" and vowed not to give up its nuclear weapons program, in a statement from the Foreign Min...

Cathay Pacific crew saw North Korea missile test

HONG KONG (AP) — A second airline has reported seeing North Korea's latest missile test during a flight last week. Cathay Pacific says the crew on a San Francisco-to-Hong Kong flight...

South Korea responds to North Korea’s missile launch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – South Korea launched a ballistic missile towards North Korea in response to the missile launched by North Korea over Japan on Friday. North Korea launched another missi...

North Korea fires another missile over Japan

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) South Korea's military said North Korea fired an unidentified missile Friday from its capital Pyongyang that flew over Japan before landing in the northern Pacific Ocean. ...

Trump sows confusion by rejecting idea of North Korea talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — True to form, President Donald Trump sowed policy confusion with a tweet. Declaring Wednesday that "talking is not the answer" on North Korea, Trump's message ...

UN Security Council 'strongly condemns' North Korea missile test, reiterates demands to halt

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — UN Security Council 'strongly condemns' North Korea missile test, reiterates demands to halt.

US stocks join global losses after North Korea missile test

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are following other global market indexes lower Tuesday after investors were shaken up by North Korea's launch of a midrange ballistic missile that crossed over northern Ja...

Markets Right Now: Stocks dip after North Korea missile test

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 9:30 a.m. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street Tuesday led by drops in materia...

North Korea fires 3 short-range missiles; US says tests fail

Three North Korea short-range ballistic missiles failed on Saturday, U.S. military officials said, which, if true, would be a temporary setback to Pyongyang's rapid nuclear and missile expansion. ...

US warns China on trade with NKorea if it wants US trade

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is warning China it risks its massive trade with the United States if its trade with North Korea violates U.N. sanctions. Nikki...

US says NKorea missile test was with ICBM, tensions escalate

WASHINGTON — The United States asserted Tuesday that North Korea's latest missile launch was indeed an intercontinental ballistic missile, as the North had boasted and the U.S. and South Kor...

South Korea military: North Korea launches ballistic missile

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's military says North Korea has launched another ballistic missile. The launch is part of a string of test-firings in recent months as the North work...

Best photos from the past week in Asia

North Korea test launched a ballistic missile that landed in the Sea of Japan, seen as a direct challenge to the new South Korean president, who took office earlier this month, as U.S., Japan and Euro...