North Korea, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula, with Pyongyang the capital and the largest city in the country. To the north and northwest, the country is bordered by China and by Russia along the Amnok and Tumen rivers and to the south it is bordered by South Korea, with the heavily fortified Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two. Nevertheless, North Korea, like its southern counterpart, claims to be the legitimate government of the entire peninsula and adjacent islands.
North Korea shut down peace talks with South Korea after the North launched two ballistic missiles. Gordon Chang, author of "Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World," joined CBSN to discuss.. CBS News - Published
The State Department said the U.S. envoy for North Korea is heading back to Asia, trying once again to get Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons. There is new urgency in the mission after recent.. CBS News - Published
North Korea recently tested a new weapon and leader Kim Jong Un reportedly inspected it. A senior diplomat dismissed the possibility of inter-korean talks in protest of the military drills. According..
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says his country's latest launch of tactical guided missiles was a warning to the United States and South Korea over their joint military drills this week. Eve Johnson..
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently spoke out about his country’s latest launch of tactical guided missiles. According to Reuters, he said the missile were a warning to the U.S. and South korea...
The South Korean military said that North Korea has launched two short-range missiles, nearly a week after firing two other missiles. That was intended to put pressure on the joint military exercises..
U.S. President Donald Trump announces that the man he made Director of National Intelligence, Dan Coats, is stepping down. Trump also says he plans to nominate John Ratcliffe, a Congressman from Texas..
President Donald Trump said on Sunday the nation's top intelligence official, Dan Coats, would leave his post next month and that he would nominate Republican congressman John Ratcliffe to replace him...
Reuters reports the United States on Thursday urged North Korea to refrain from further provocations. The warning came after the communist country test-fired two new short-range ballistic missiles. The..
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected a newly built submarine and pointed out its tactical capabilities and weapons systems on Tuesday, according to North Korean state media. Rough cut, no reporter..
U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun will travel to Japan and South Korea next week to coordinate efforts to secure the denuclearization of North Korea, the State Department said.. Reuters - Published
North Korea launched at least two short-range ballistic missiles on Friday, South Korea's military said, shortly after Pyongyang described South Korea's president as "impudent" and vowed that.. Reuters - Published
North Korea launched at least two projectiles into the sea on Friday, South Korea's military said, shortly after Pyongyang described South Korea's president as "impudent" and vowed that inter-Korean.. Reuters - Published
South Korea's president convened an emergency national security council meeting after his government detected North Korea's launch of two unidentified projectiles into the East Sea.
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North Korea said on Friday it will never sit down with South Korea for talks again, rejecting a vow by the South's President Moon Jae-in to pursue dialogue with Pyongyang made the previous day as he.. Reuters - Published
Any move by the United States to place new ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in South Korea could spark a "new Cold War" and an escalating arms race in the region, North Korean state media.. Reuters - Published
Two deadly mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas, have renewed calls for gun control in America. Meanwhile, North Korea has violated U.N. sanctions by carrying out another short-range.. CBS News - Published