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Xi urges restraint in North Korean conflict
12 Aug 2017
The North Korean nuclear issue needs a peaceful resolution, Chinese President Xi Jinping tells U.S. President Donald Trump in a telephone call, and calls on the "relevant side" to exercise restraint.
U.S. flies bombers over Korean peninsula
30 Jul 2017
The United States flies two B-1B bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force after recent North Korean missile tests.
Japan condemns North Korea missile test
29 Jul 2017
Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga says a North Korean missile appears to have landed in the waters of Japan's exclusive economic zone and that Tokyo has protested "in the strongest possible language.
South Korean president hopes to see joint North, South team at Winter Olympics
24 Jun 2017
South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on Saturday (June 24) attended the World Taekwondo Championships and, with North Korean athletes present, said he hoped to see an inter-Korean team at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
Trump pledges to work with South Korea's new leader
11 May 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump calls newly-elected South Korean leader Moon Jae-in to invite him to Washington and vow cooperation on the North Korean nuclear crisis.
Trump warns North Korean leader 'to behave'
18 Apr 2017
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania kick off the White House Easter egg roll. Trump answered a reporter's question about North Korea by saying North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un: "Got to behave."
North Korean missile fails after a show of strength
16 Apr 2017
A North Korean missile "blew up almost immediately" on its test launch hours before U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence was due in South for talks over the North's increasingly defiant arms program.
North Korean defector makes a plea for her country
4 Apr 2017
North Korean defector and human rights activist Yeonmi Park urges the international community to help feed the starving people of her home nation.
North Korean missile launch 'fails'
22 Mar 2017
The U.S. military says it's detected a failed North Korean missile launch attempt, with a rocket exploding within seconds of its launch.
The U.N. condemns North Korea's latest weapons test
8 Mar 2017
The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday calls out this week's North Korean missile launches, expressing concern over Pyongyang's defiance of U.N. sanctions.
North Korean envoy expelled as diplomatic row with Malaysia escalates
6 Mar 2017
North Korean ambassador Kang Chol leaves Malaysia after being expelled for casting doubt over the impartiality of an investigation into the murder of the North Korean leader's estranged half brother last month.
Malaysia scraps visa-free travel for North Koreans
2 Mar 2017
Malaysia yanks visa-free entry rights from North Koreans in the latest example of fraying relations after the killing of Kim Jong Nam.