Officials trying to piece together one of the most mysterious murders in recent Asian history
'I said to the PM of Japan. I said, come on Shinzo let’s go over and say hello'
Britain has summoned the North Korean ambassador to object to the firing of a nuclear-capable missile in the direction of Japan.
The playboy was heir to become supreme leader for several years but fell out of favour with the regime and moved overseas where he survived a failed assassination attempt
For Japan, the Abe-Trump talks this past weekend served only to confirm the country’s status as the most important US ally in Asia. Trump’s promises to take a hard line towards China offers another, less openly acknowledged, reason for Japanese enthusiasm toward Donald Trump
Incident is US President's first major foreign policy crisis
First North Korean missile test during Donald Trump’s presidency
Launch is 'absolutely intolerable', says Abe during retreat at Mar-a-Lago resort
Head of feared 'bowibu' Kim Won Hong removed from office in mid-January after facing corruption charges, a decision said to indicate new instability in authoritarian regime
Remarks come amid concern that North Korea could be preparing to test a new ballistic missile, posing an early challenge to Donald Trump’s administration
Pyongyang is under increased surveillance for the prospect of violating human rights
'We have to spray gasoline on North Korea, and let the North Korean people set fire to it,' says Thae Yong-ho
Pyongyang has leaked existence of the missiles to 'send a message' to President-elect, claims South's media
UK tour operator Simon Cockerell has travelled to North Korea over 100 times
Kim Jong-un wants a functioning nuclear weapons programme by the end of the year
Pyongyang says it is only pursuing its nuclear testing regime because of 'hostile US policy'