[UNITED NATIONS, United States] North Korea warned on Monday it would not "sit idle" if any attempt is made at the UN Security Council to raise the subject of its "self-defensive measures," an...

[SEOUL] North Korea said on Thursday it had successfully test-fired a "new-type" of submarine-launched ballistic missile, state media reported, after Washington voiced alarm at the move just days...

[TOKYO] Japan's top government spokesman said on Wednesday the ballistic missile North Korea launched earlier in the day may have split into two before falling into waters off Japan's west coast...

[TOKYO] One of the projectiles fired by North Korea early Wednesday appears to have fallen into Japan's exclusive economic zone, the top government spokesman said.

[WASHINGTON] Washington approved the US$3.3 billion sale of anti-ballistic missiles to Japan on Tuesday, following close behind a series of new ballistic missile tests by North Korea that could...

[UNITED NATIONS, United States] Russia and the US traded accusations at the United Nations on Thursday of risking a new arms race as China said it would play no part in any new missile deal.

[WASHINGTON] US-based nuclear experts said on Friday they suspected an accidental blast and radiation release in northern Russia this week occurred during the testing of a nuclear-powered cruise...

[BEIJING] China warned on Tuesday it would take unspecified countermeasures if the United States goes ahead with plans to deploy ground-based missiles in the Asia-Pacific region.

[SEOUL] North Korea threatened on Tuesday to carry out more weapons tests after it fired its fourth set of projectiles in less than two weeks following the start of joint exercises between the US...

[SYDNEY] Australia on Monday ruled out hosting ground-based US missiles after talks with Washington's top defence and diplomatic officials.