United Nations

UN is an international organisation founded after World War II aims to provide a dialogue platform between countries, fortifying international corporation and preventing future wars. There are currently 193 members lead by five permanent members of the Security Council - US, Russia, UK, France, and China. The organization currently has six principal organs: General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council, Secretariat, International Court of Justice, and the Trusteeship Council.  

North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho addresses the UN General Assembly in New York. Photo: AFP

North Korea says attack on America is ‘imminent’ as US bombers show force

North Korea has said that firing its rockets at mainland United States was “inevitable” after US President Donald Trump called Pyongyang’s leader “rocket man”, in a further escalation of rhetoric between the two countries over the North’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programme.