South Korea not seeking collapse of North Korea
South Korean President Moon Jae-In said Thursday he did not seek North Korea's collapse, using an address to the United Nations to urge a scaling down of sky-high tensions.
51 countries line up to sign UN treaty outlawing nuclear weapons
With the North Korean nuclear crisis looming large, 51 countries on Wednesday lined up to sign a new treaty outlawing nuclear weapons that has been fiercely opposed by the United States and other nuclear powers.
World leaders anxious to hear Trump as UN assembly kicks off
World leaders open their annual debate at the United Nations on Tuesday, eager to hear US President Donald Trump deliver his maiden address amid global anxiety over North Korea and Iran.
Japan deploys missile defence to northern island
Japan deployed Tuesday an additional missile defence system on its northern island of Hokkaido, days after North Korea launched a missile over the island, sparking emergency warnings to take cover.
Trump, Xi agree on 'maximizing pressure' on North Korea
Trump is currently in New York for the United Nations General Assembly but Xi -- who has a major Communist Party congress that will cement his leadership for the next five years -- is not attending the event.
US flies bombers over Korean peninsula for drill
The US flew four stealth fighter jets and two bombers over the Korean peninsula on Monday in a show of force after North Korea's latest nuclear and missile tests, South Korea's defence ministry said.
Kuwait gives North Korea envoy a month to leave
North Korea's diplomatic presence in the emirate will also be reduced to a charge d'affaires and three diplomats, the source told AFP, requesting anonymity.
Putin, Macron agree 'negotiations' only way to defuse North Korea tensions
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron agreed in a phone call Friday that resuming direct talks with North Korea is the only way to resolve tensions over its nuclear programme.