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Parliament must be fully informed on Brexit strategy - opposition leader

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LONDON Britain's parliament must be kept fully informed about the government's strategy for leaving the European Union, Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the main opposition Labour Party, said on Sunday.

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Defying U.N., North Korea vows to strengthen nuclear capability 24 Sep 2016

UNITED NATIONS North Korea vowed on Friday to further strengthen its nuclear weapons capability, in spite of U.N. condemnation and sanctions, and said it would never abandon its deterrence while it was threatened by nuclear-armed states. | Video

UPDATE 1-Defying U.N., North Korea vows to strengthen nuclear capability 23 Sep 2016

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 23 North Korea vowed on Friday to further strengthen its nuclear weapons capability, in spite of U.N. condemnation and sanctions, and said it would never abandon its deterrence while it was threatened by nuclear-armed states.

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U.N. urges U.S., China, others to ratify nuclear test ban treaty 23 Sep 2016

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council urged China, the United States, North Korea, Egypt, India, Iran, Israel and Pakistan to ratify a treaty banning nuclear explosions, which would allow the deal negotiated 20 years ago to come into force.

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Japan PM raises North Korea nuclear programme with Cuba's Fidel Castro 23 Sep 2016

HAVANA Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the first Japanese leader to visit Communist-ruled Cuba, called for a strong and unified international response to North Korea's nuclear programme in rare talks with former Cuban leader Fidel Castro on Thursday. | Video

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South Korea says time to reconsider North Korea's U.N. membership 23 Sep 2016

UNITED NATIONS South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se accused North Korea on Thursday of "totally ridiculing" the authority of the United Nations through its nuclear and missile tests and said it was time to reconsider whether it was qualified for U.N. membership.

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Japan's Abe says North Korea threat demands "entirely distinct" response 21 Sep 2016

UNITED NATIONS The threat posed by North Korea after its multiple missile and nuclear tests this year is "substantially more serious" than it was in the past and demands an "entirely distinct" response, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday.

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U.S. bombers fly over South Korea for second time since North's nuclear test 21 Sep 2016

OSAN, South Korea Two U.S. supersonic bombers flew over South Korea on Wednesday, with one of them landing at an air base 40 km (25 miles) south of the capital, the second such flight since North Korea's Sept. 9 nuclear test. | Video

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At U.N., China calls for North Korean denuclearization, dialogue 21 Sep 2016

UNITED NATIONS Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday that countries must remain committed to denuclearization of the Korean peninsula while seeking a solution to the North Korean nuclear issue through dialogue.

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North Korea's Kim guides new rocket engine test, calls for satellite launch 20 Sep 2016

SEOUL North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a ground test of a new rocket engine to launch satellites, the North's state media reported on Tuesday, the latest in a rapid succession of missile-related tests this year by the isolated state. | Video