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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches the launch of a Hwasong-12 missile in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on September 16, 2017. KCNA via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THIS IMAGE. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. SOUTH KOREA OUT.

Defiant North Korea Launches Another Ballistic Missile

It’s Pyongyang’s first missile launch since firing over Japan in September.
President Donald Trump's taunts and insults directed at North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “create an incentive for the North Koreans to stage provocations to show him up,” a nuclear nonproliferation expert said.

Experts Urge Trump: 'Stick To The Script' In Asia, Don't Provoke North Korea

As President Donald Trump makes his journey to Asia for a 12-day, five-country trip, international security experts are urging him to "stick to the script" and avoid making incendiary comments while d...
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 02: President Donald Trump speaks about tax reform legislation during a meeting with members of the House Ways and Means Committee in the Cabinet Room at the White House, November 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. On Thursday, Republican lawmakers unveiled their plans for a massive rewrite of the U.S. tax code. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Trump Previews Asia Trip With Foreboding Message For Japan

President Donald Trump will depart on his longest overseas trip yet on Friday, embarking on a 12-day visit to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines following a brief stop in Hawaii. I...
North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un visits the Mangyongdae Revolutionary Academy on its 70th anniversary, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang October 13, 2017. REUTERS/KCNA ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, CONTENT, LOCATION OR DATE OF THIS IMAGE. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. NOT FOR USE BY REUTERS THIRD PARTY DISTRIBUTORS. SOUTH KOREA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN SOUTH KOREA. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS.

Threat Of North Korea Nuclear Attack 'Accelerating', U.S. Warns

The threat of nuclear attack from North Korea is increasing, US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Saturday. During a trip to North Korea, Mattis said that the the US would never accept the state as...
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un provides field guidance to Farm No. 1116 under KPA Unit 810, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang September 13, 2016. KCNA/via Reuters ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THIS IMAGE. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. SOUTH KOREA OUT.

What Are The Chances Of A Nuclear War? We Asked Four Experts

Nikki Haley says North Korea’s actions show Kim Jong Un, is "begging for war".
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un smiles during a visit to the Chemical Material Institute of the Academy of Defense Science in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on August23, 2017. KCNA/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. SOUTH KOREA OUT. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

North Korea 'Readying Launch Of Ballistic Missile'

South Korean media says Seoul's military believes North Korea is readying the launch of a ballistic missile, possibly an intercontinental version (ICBM). [KBS 뉴스속보] 국방부 "北, 탄도미사일 발사 준비활동 식별...ICBM급...
A missile is carried by a military vehicle during a parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the signing of a truce in the 1950-1953 Korean War, at Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang July 27, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee (NORTH KOREA - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY ANNIVERSARY)

What You Need To Know About North Korea's Nuclear Program

Since the ascension of Kim Jong Un as North Korea's leader in 2011, the country has posed an ongoing diplomatic challenge for the United States. Pyongyang has ramped up work on its nuclear program and...
A missile is launched during a long and medium-range ballistic rocket launch drill in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on August 30, 2017. KCNA/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THIS IMAGE. SOUTH KOREA OUT. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. NOT FOR USE BY REUTERS THIRD PARTY DISTRIBUTORS.

There's Something Odd About North Korea's Missile Test

North Korea's missile test over Japan this week has puzzled experts, as the secretive state's report of the launch flames questions about its true purpose. The latest missile flew 1,680 miles before s...