US Lieutenant General Terrence J. O’Shaughnessy, deputy Commander of the US Forces Korea, speaks in front of a US F-16 fighter jet during a press briefing on the flight by a US B-52 Stratofortress over South Korea at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea on Sunday. Photograph: EPA

The United States deployed a B-52 bomber on a low-level flight over its ally South Korea on Sunday, in a show of force following North Korea’s nuclea(...)

North Koreans dance to celebrate an alleged ‘successful hydrogen bomb’ test  in Pyongyang, North Korea. Photograph: Kyodo/Reuters

South Korea’s loudspeaker broadcasts aimed at North Korea have pushed the rivals to the “brink of war,” a top North Korean official has told a propaga(...)

South Korean soldiers draw down a cover from loudspeakers, just south of the demilitarised zone separating North and South Korea, in Yeoncheon, South Korea. Photograph: Reuters

South Korea broadcasted a high-decibel propaganda barrage across its border with North Korea on Friday in retaliation for its nuclear test, while the(...)

Photograph released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows Kim Jong-Un signing a document for a hydrogen bomb test in Pyongyang. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

North Korea drew threats of further sanctions from the UN after claiming to have tested a nuclear bomb on Wednesday The underground explosion trigger(...)

Kim Jong Un, believed to be in his early 30s, focused on development of the economy during a New Year’s Day speech

North Korea may send a delegation to the World Economic Forum meeting in Switzerland for the first time in 18 years, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency (...)

 A file photograph of Kim Yang Gon, a secretary of the North Korean Workers’ Party, who has  died in a car crash. Photograph: Yohnap South Korea/EPA.

A North Korean governing party secretary and key foreign policy aide to the country’s young and relatively inexperienced leader, Kim Jong Un, has die(...)

Yeonmi Park. Photograph: Beowulf Sheehan

The Langham Hotel, a swanky five-star place in central London. A former X Factor contestant walks by. A rich American tourist. A French fashion typ(...)

North Korean soldiers in historic uniforms march during the  parade marking the 70th anniversary of its ruling Workers’ Party. Photograph: Wong Maye-E/AP

Isolated North Korea marked the 70th anniversary of its ruling Workers’ Party on Saturday with a massive military parade overseen by leader Kim Jong U(...)

Anti-North Korean activists shout slogans as they protest on the Unification Bridge that leads to the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea in Paju on Monday. Photograph: Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images

North Korea and South Korea have ended their marathon high-level talks aimed at lowering tensions across their heavily-armed border. The meeting betw(...)

South Korean soldiers ride on an armored vehicle along a road in the border county of Yeoncheon on Saturday afternoon. Top aides to the leaders of North and South Korea will meet at the Panmunjom truce village straddling their border on Saturday, the South said, raising hopes for an end to a standoff that put the two sides on the brink of armed conflict. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Top aides to the leaders of North and South Korea will meet at the Panmunjom truce village straddling their border on Saturday, the South said, raisi(...)