Here are live updates and breaking news on the war of words between Kim Jong-un’s North Korea v Donald Trump’s America. (All times BST)
10.50pm Donald Trump has warned North Korea that there could be a “bad solution” if the rogue state doesn’t back down from its plans to launch a nuclear attack on Guam.
The president issued another round of tough talk to Kim Jong Un’s regime just hours after telling the hermit state that the US was “locked and loaded.”
He said: “We will see what happens. We think that lots of good things can happen and we can also have a bad solution. ”
8.30pm: Donald Trump speaks out
President Trump said he believes Japan and South Korea think he is “doing a good job” on handling aggression from the North.
When asked about the prospect of nuclear war he said “hopefully it will all work out”.
6.35pm: Details emerge on phone call between Donald Trump nand Chinese president
During a phone call between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Donald Trump, China asked Tump to back down.
5.12pm: Pastor returns home to Canada after detention in North Korea
Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim today arrived home in Canada where he is resting after being reunited with his family following a long trek from North Korea, where he had been imprisoned since 2015.