The State Department is urging U.S. citizens not to travel to North Korea given the high risk of arrest and long-term detention, noting that more than a dozen Americans have been detained by the repressive regime in the last decade.
North Korea is aiming to plant a national flag on the moon within the next ten years, a senior official with Pyongyang’s version of NASA told the Associated Press in a report published Thursday.
North Korea launched a ballistic missile on Wednesday that landed in or near Japanese-controlled waters for the first time, the latest in a series of launches by the isolated country in defiance of United Nations Security Council resolutions.
North Korea said Thursday that U.S. sanctions against its leader Kim Jong Un crossed a “red line” and effectively marked a declaration of war.
North Korea’s foreign minister warned the United States on Tuesday that it would pay a “terrifying price” for spearheading international sanctions against Pyongyang, hours after Secretary of State John Kerry criticized the country’s nuclear program.
SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired three ballistic missiles early on Tuesday which flew between 500 and 600 kms (300 and 360 miles) into the sea off its east coast, South Korea’s military said, the latest in a series of provocative moves by the isolated country.
White House plans for a radical shift in U.S. nuclear policy came under fire from the military leaders who voiced concerns to Congress on Thursday about adopting a so-called no-first-use weapons policy.
South Korean officials announced Wednesday that an advanced U.S. missile defense system will be set up in a southeastern farm town to protect against North Korea’s missile and nuclear threats.
North Korea said on Monday it has told the United States it will sever the only channel of communication between them, at the United Nations in New York, after Washington blacklisted leader Kim Jong Un last week for human rights abuses.
North Korean officials vowed Thursday to retaliate against the United States after Washington slapped new sanctions on the nation’s leader Kim Jong Un over human rights abuses.