The US president took aim at the North Korean leader after Pyongyang called Mr Trump an "old lunatic".Read the full story ›
President Donald Trump has delivered a sharp warning to North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un during a speech in South Korea.Read the full story ›
The US president has taken a hard line against Pyongyang, even threatening to “totally destroy” the country in a September speech.Read the full story ›
- Video report by ITV News Washington Correspondent Robert Moore
Setting off on what could be the most diplomatically challenging of his Presidency, Donald Trump did not mention the threat of North Korea, but instead vowed to hit so-called Islamic State "10 times harder than they hit us", in the wake of the New York terror attack which left eight dead and 12 injured.
Yet rather than so-called Islamic State, Mr Trump's 12-day trip to Asia will instead be dominated by talk of North Korea and how to disarm Kim Jong-un.
Ahead of the trip, reports have also been circulating that the North Korean dictator may attempt to disrupt Trump's visit to the region by launching fresh missile tests.
While the Trump administration has repeatedly warned that the window for a diplomatic solution is fast closing, a military option could escalate quickly with potentially catastrophic consequences, analysts fear.
"There is no military option unless you're willing to accept the deaths of tens, perhaps hundreds, of thousands of people," warned Robert Manning, an Asia-Pacific analyst.
"You'll hear more about that soon," a White House adviser told reporters ahead of Trump’s 12-day tour of Asia, which starts on Friday.Read the full story ›
Every president since Ronald Reagan has visited the heavily armed border between North and South Korean, which has stood for 64 years.Read the full story ›
Two women accused of murdering Kim Jong-nam - the half-brother ofKim Jong-un - have revisited the scene of the attack.Read the full story ›
European ministers hope to ramp up pressure on the North Korean regime after agreeing fresh sanctions against the country.Read the full story ›
Mr Trump made the ominous prediction days after Rex Tillerson said the administration was in "direct" talks with Pyongyang.Read the full story ›