South Korean, the US and the UN condemned North Korea’s rocket launch, but the tepid response from China and Russia suggests they will not back new sanctions. By Don Kirk in Seoul and David McNeill in Tokyo
Pyongyang insists launch for 'peaceful satellite programme' to further country's space goals
China and US agree that Pyongyang’s latest plan is ‘destabilising’ for the region amid calls for further UN sanctions
Satellite images of the Sohae rocket launch site in North Korea apparently show fuelling activity
Denmark, Finland and Sweden top the list for the ‘cleanest’ countries – but none are corruption free
State-run KCNA news agency identified a United States student it arrested as Warmbier Otto Frederick
The state-run KCNA news agency said the detainee had an 'aim to destroy the country's unity'
State run media added that drinkers love Koryo Liquor because it makes them look suave
The leader called last week's nuclear test "a self defensive step"
The 60-year-old says he has now 'gotten used' to the hard labour
A US Admiral called the flyover a 'demonstration of the ironclad US commitment to our allies in South Korea'
North Korea’s claim of a fourth nuclear test last week angered both the US and China, which was not given prior notice
The government in Pyongyang claims it successfully tested a thermonuclear device, calling it 'a great stride' for the country
The world’s last Stalinist state shows no sign of changing its strange, dangerous ways
The UN Security Council promised to pursue new sanctions against the isolated country
Kim Jong-un’s regime could be more 'rational and predictable' than the alternative, expert claims