US Vice President Mike Pence will travel to South Korea in what his aides said was a sign of the US commitment to its ally in the face of rising tensions over North Korea's nuclear program.
Interpol has issued a "red notice", the closest instrument to an international arrest warrant, on four North Korean suspects wanted in connection with the murder of Kim Jong Nam, Malaysia's police...
Footage purportedly showing the assault on the half-brother of the North Korean leader has emerged as a diplomatic row escalated over the killing of Kim Jong Nam.
Preparations are under way to bring senior North Korean officials to the United States for talks with former US officials, the first such meeting in more than five years, The Washington Post has...
North Korean security chiefs and possibly even Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un himself should face international justice for ordering systematic torture, starvation and killings comparable to Nazi-era atrocities, UN investigators say.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has described North Korea's Kim Jong Un as reckless and insecure after the execution of the leader's powerful uncle, and said Kim's actions underscored a need for a unified stand against Pyongyang's nuclear programme.
North Korea says its military will be put on high alert and be ready to launch operations, stepping up tension after weeks of rhetoric directed against the United States and South Korea, who it accuses of instigating hostility.
North Korea says it will not give up its nuclear deterrent until the United States ends its "hostile policy" towards Pyongyang, but it is ready to revive international talks on its nuclear programme frozen since 2008.
North Korea has offered high-level talks with the United States to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula, but the White House said that any talks must involve Pyongyang taking action to show it is moving toward scrapping its nuclear weapons.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has stressed the United States is willing to engage with North Korea as long as it takes steps to give up nuclear weapons.
South Korea says there is a "very high" probability that North Korea, after weeks of threats of war, would test-launch a medium-range missile at any time as a show of strength.
North Korea has threatened the United States with a preemptive nuclear strike, raising the level of rhetoric just before the UN Security Council approved new sanctions against the reclusive country.
North Korea has taken two Musudan missiles off launch-ready status and moved them from their position on the country's east coast, US officials told Reuters, after weeks of concern that Pyongyang had been poised for a test-launch.
North Korea says a Korean-American tourist who has been held in prison by the reclusive state since late last year will face trial for "committing crimes" against the North, a move that could further stoke tensions with the United States.
North Korea has moved two short-range missile launchers to its east coast, apparently indicating it is pushing ahead with preparations for a test launch, a South Korean news agency reports.
North Korea has offered the United States and South Korea a list of conditions for talks, including the lifting of U.N. sanctions, but Washington says it is awaiting "clear signals" that Pyongyang would halt its nuclear weapons activities.
North Korea has made new threats of military action as the reclusive nation celebrated the anniversary of its founder's birth, stoking tension on the peninsula with a new "ultimatum" to South Korea in the stand-off over its nuclear programme.
The United States says China has agreed to help rid North Korea of its nuclear capability by peaceful means, but Beijing made no specific commitment in public to pressure its long-time ally to change its ways.
South Korea and the United States are on high alert for a North Korean missile test-launch, as the isolated state celebrates the rule of the Kim dynasty and appears to be toning down rhetoric of impending war.
North Korea has suspended its sole remaining major project with the South, after weeks of threats against the United States and South Korea, as Russian President Vladimir Putin said any nuclear conflict could make Chernobyl look like a fairy tale.