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China urges North Korea talks, skirts questions on U.S. sanctions push

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UNITED NATIONS China on Tuesday pushed for dialogue with North Korea and the full implementation of United Nations sanctions on Pyongyang over its ballistic missile and nuclear tests, skirting questions about Beijing's talks with the United States on possible new measures.

South Korea fires at suspected drone at border with North amid missile crisis

SEOUL South Korea's military fired warning shots at a suspected drone from North Korea on Tuesday amid tension over Pyongyang's latest missile test which drew international condemnation and a warning from China. | Video

1:36pm EDT

North Korea says missile ready for mass production, U.S. questions progress

SEOUL/WASHINGTON North Korea said on Monday it successfully tested what it called an intermediate-range ballistic missile, which met all technical requirements and could now be mass-produced, although U.S. officials and experts questioned the extent of its progress. | Video

5:55am EDT

North Korean diplomat tells U.N. that United States is real aggressor

GENEVA North Korea's recent missile tests are a legitimate act of self-defense by a "fully-fledged nuclear power" and are not against international law, North Korean diplomat Ju Yong Chol told the U.N. Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday.

5:22am EDT

South Korea military fires warning shots at object flying near border with North Korea: official

SEOUL South Korea's military on Tuesday fired warning shots towards an unidentified object flying over the border from North Korea, a military official told Reuters.

5:20am EDT

U.S. envoy tells U.N. forum North Korea is 'a pariah and an outlier'

GENEVA U.S. envoy Robert Wood told a U.N. forum on Tuesday that the world was united against North Korea's "nuclear sabre-rattling".

5:06am EDT

U.N. Security Council condemns North Korea's latest missile launch

NEW YORK The United Nations Security Council condemned on Monday North Korea's latest ballistic missile launch and expressed concern over the Asian state's "highly destabilizing behavior and flagrant and provocative defiance" of the 15-member body.

May 22 2017

China urges restraint after latest North Korea missile test

BEIJING China urged all parties to remain calm and exercise restraint on Monday after North Korea said it successfully tested an intermediate-range ballistic missile.

May 22 2017

North Korea appears to have won meaningful data from recent missile test: South Korea

SEOUL South Korea said on Monday North Korea appeared to have secured "meaningful data" from its latest missile test on Sunday, when it launched an intermediate-range ballistic missile.

May 21 2017

North Korea tests another missile; Seoul says dashes hopes for peace

SEOUL North Korea fired a ballistic missile into waters off its east coast on Sunday, its second missile test in a week, which South Korea said dashed the hopes of the South's new liberal government for peace between the neighbors. | Video

May 21 2017