Russia did not appreciate President Donald Trump's vow to "totally destroy" North Korea, and has plans of its own to solve the nuclear crisis.
Moscow has confirmed close-up footage of a helicopter misfiring into onlookers is genuine but has denied the timing.
Five ways China's approach to Kim Jong Un is fast developing.
The growing crises in mainland Southeast Asia are quickly spiraling out of control.
"It is more unpredictable, and it's more difficult," Stoltenberg said when asked about the changes in the world over his 30-year career.
Just as Kim Jong Un is threatening nuclear war, Trump bullies South Korea on a trade deal.
While estimates vary, experts say the latest North Korean nuclear test may have produced an explosion nearly 10 times stronger than the Hiroshima bombing.
North Korea has lashed out at U.S. regional allies South Korea and Japan for acting on Washington's behalf and undermining Kim Jong Un's nuclear ambitions.
Each time Beijing's leaders were offered the chance to deal with their troublesome neighbor, they backed down.
Four U.S. Marine Corps' F-35B Lightning II joined pilots from Japan and South Korea in a show of "ironclad commitment."
More sanctions will not curb North Korea's ambitions, Russia's deputy foreign minister said, but a U.S. military response will not do it either.
North Korea reportedly fired a ballistic missile over Japanese territory, prompting major concerns and emergency meetings in Tokyo.
The tiny archipelago nation of Palau agreed to host a massive U.S. radar system at a time when North Korea is threatening U.S. allies in the region.
North Korea says it cannot stand idly by as the "gangster-like U.S. imperialists" conduct war games with South Korea.
"Just because you don't like the decisions he makes, doesn't make him irrational."
The real danger stems from an escalation in tension in the Korean Peninsula that could spiral out of control.
The unification of North with South is not going to happen anyway, due to economic costs and political constraints.
Two radio stations suddenly broadcast a "civil danger warning" to residents of Guam, amid missile threats from North Korea and local power outages.
Kennedy and Johnson faced the same as Trump, a hostile dictatorship that developed a nuclear bomb.
Trump's "fire and fury" statement may put our allies' security at risk by escalating the crisis.
Americans, bitten by wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Vietnam, are highly averse to waging new ones.
The odds of a flawed launch are "high enough" to be on high readiness, Russia's ex-Senate Defense Committee chief said.
A unilateral use of force is unconstitutional as it would violate Article 2(4) of the U.N. Charter.
Threatening North Korea with destruction promises to deepen the suffering the Kims have inflicted on their people.
America should withdraw from the Korea peninsula and let South Korea deal with Kim Jong Un.
Michael Rubin tells how weakness and naivety has led successive U.S. presidents to enable North Korea's quest for nukes.
The Department of Defense uses a decades-old nuclear system, according to a 2016 report by the Government Accountability Office.