North Korea

US demands direct action by China
Over the past two years, North Korea has moved from a starter nuclear program to possessing the technology to at least strike the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam.
If North Korea were to use its nuclear weapons, it would be suicide. But that doesn't mean it loses
Here are the key dates in Pyongyang’s quest to develop a missile capable of hitting the United States.
North Korea shot a missile over Japan. It seems Japan didn't know what to do.
This is the first time that a missile from the North Koreans has gone this far.
North Korea has a long track record of issuing threats and ultimatums that don’t necessary lead to action. Then again, when it does act - often without warning - it can be fatal.
North Korea’s military presented leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday with plans to launch missiles into waters near Guam, an important US military base, despite North and South Korea and the US all expressing a willingness to avoid conflict.
Otto Warmbier, 22, a University of Virginia student, was on his way back to the US on Tuesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said.
Missile test launches seem to be a response to huge military drills being held on the Korean peninsula by the United States and South Korea.