North Korea said it tested a miniaturized nuclear warhead on Friday, in response to the "threats and sanctions from hostile elements." SBS CNBC’s June Yoon reports.
The latest test appears to be bigger than any of North Korea's previous experiments, says Bruce Bennett, senior defense analyst at RAND.
Ties between China and North Korea have cooled but whether the latter will stop its tests still depends on China, says Pusan National Uni's Robert Edwin Kelly.
President Obama talks about North Korea's nuclear build-up and China's relations with North Korea.
*North Korea test-fires three missiles off east coast. HANGZHOU, China, Sept 5- North Korea fired three ballistic missiles off its east coast on Monday in a defiant reminder of the risks to global security, as world leaders including U.S. North Korea has tested missiles at sensitive times in the past to draw attention to its military might.
The missile launches were the latest in a series of launches by the isolated North this year in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions.
North Korea’s latest missile test has security analysts admitting the country is closer than ever to possessing a nuclear weapon system.
What can be done to stop North Korea's hostile missile technology? The answer is, very little, unless the world's superpowers cooperate.
Kim Jong Un supervised a missile launch that he said put North Korea in the "front rank" of nuclear powers.
North Korea fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile off its east coast, the latest in a string of missile launches by the isolated country.
Tensions on the Korean Peninsula are ratcheting up, which is just what North Korea wants, as it pits China and the U.S. against one another.
The military drills signal U.S.' and South Korea's commitment to deter any provocations from North Korea, says The Korea Society's Thomas Byrne.
The area's wound up over the deployment of South Korea's anti-missile system and China's unwillingness to get involved, says San Diego academic Stephen Haggard.
For a country just a tad larger than Indiana, South Korea has for years punched well above its weight in global influence.
North Korea's Air Koryo has been awarded only one out of five stars in the rankings by the UK-based SkyTrax consultancy agency.
The new appointment underlines Japan's desire to revive the constitution, notes Stratfor's Rodger Baker.
The Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the missile was launched toward the waters off the North's east coast.
North Korea's foreign minister said the United States had destroyed the possibility of a nuclear-free Korean peninsula, Yonhap reported
North Korea says its ballistic missile test simulated strikes against South Korean ports and airfields used by the U.S. military.
North Korea fired three ballistic missiles into the sea that had a range of up to 360 miles, South Korea said.