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Rocket launchers firing during a test of weapons in an undisclosed location in North Korea in May. Photograph: Korean Central News Agency

North Korea fired multiple unidentified projectiles early on Wednesday, less than a week after firing two new short-range ballistic missiles, the Sout(...)

North Korea: The Sohae Satellite Launching Station launch pad features what researchers  describe as showing the partially rebuilt rail-mounted rocket transfer structure. Photograph: CSIS/Beyond Parallel/DigitalGlobe 2019/Reuters

US president Donald Trump said he would be very disappointed in Kim Jong-un if reports are accurate that North Korea has begun rebuilding a missile te(...)

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-Ho (R) and Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Choe Son-Hui (L)  during a press conference following the second US-North Korea summit, in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photograph: Bui Lam Khanh/ EPA

North Korea proposed closing part of its Yongbyon nuclear complex in exchange for the lifting of all UN sanctions except those directly targeting thei(...)

US President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un following a meeting at the Sofitel Legend Metropole hotel in Hanoi. Photograoh: by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have begun their two-day summit in Hanoi, as the US president tries to revive efforts to persuade the North Korean leader(...)

North Korean foreign minister Ri Yong Ho (centre) leaves  Swedish government buildings in central Stockholm on Friday. Photograph: Vilhelm Stokstad/AFP/Getty Images

Sweden’s foreign minister has held what she called “good and constructive” talks with her North Korean counterpart amid growing speculation about a po(...)

US president Donald Trump has responded angrily to an insult from North Korean leader Kim Jong UN. Photograph: Getty

US president Donald Trump said in a tweet on Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had insulted him by calling him “old” and said he would never(...)

JP Morgan Chase chief executive Jamie Dimon said he would sack anyone who traded bitcoin, saying it was best left to drug dealers and murderers. File photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

Warren Buffett doesn’t like it. Fellow value investor Howard Marks thinks it’s a speculative bubble, as does hedge fund icon Ray Dalio. Allianz’s Moha(...)

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders: ‘We’ve not declared war on North Korea and frankly the suggestion of that is absurd.’ Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA

Tensions between North Korea and the US escalated yesterday after North Korea’s foreign minister accused president Donald Trump of declaring war. In (...)