North Korea fires ICBM, splashes in Sea of Japan: Pentagon
North Korea fired what the US Pentagon said appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed close...
North Korea warns threats a ‘big miscalculation’ in letter to Australia lawmakers
North Korea has sent a letter to Australia’s parliament, warning it is a nuclear power and will not be...
Trump and Kim: Two semi-grown men playing with ‘fire and fury’
“May you live in interesting times” Ancient Chinese saying It is difficult to predict with any degree of certainty,...
North Korea fires ICBM, splashes in Sea of Japan: Pentagon
North Korea fired what the US Pentagon said appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed close to Japan on Wednesday, Pyongyang’s first test launch since sending a missile over its neighbour in mid-September. North Korea fired the missile a week after US President Donald Trump put... Read more
North Korea warns threats a ‘big miscalculation’ in letter to Australia lawmakers
North Korea has sent a letter to Australia’s parliament, warning it is a nuclear power and will not be cowed by US President Donald Trump’s threats to destroy it, according to a copy of the letter published in an Australian newspaper on Friday. “If Trump thinks that he would... Read more
Trump and Kim: Two semi-grown men playing with ‘fire and fury’
“May you live in interesting times” Ancient Chinese saying It is difficult to predict with any degree of certainty, just what the ongoing Trump era holds for the world at large and the American people in particular especially the North Koreans. “Little Rocket man wants to commit suicide” Trump... Read more
North Korea warns US of ‘greatest pain’, rejects sanctions
North Korea on Tuesday rejected a UN Security Council resolution imposing tougher sanctions and said the United States would soon face the “greatest pain” it had ever experienced. The Security Council unanimously stepped up sanctions against North Korea on Monday over the country’s sixth and most powerful nuclear test,... Read more
North Korea warns US will pay due price for spearheading UN sanctions
North Korea warned on Monday the United States would pay a “due price” for spearheading a UN Security Council resolution against its latest nuclear test, as Washington presses for a vote on a draft resolution imposing more sanctions on Pyongyang. South Korean officials have said after the North’s sixth... Read more
China, Russia at UN urge talks with North Korea
United Nations, US: China on Monday again urged diplomatic talks to address the crisis with North Korea and warned at the UN Security Council that it will not allow chaos and war on the Korean peninsula. “The situation on the peninsula is deteriorating constantly as we speak, falling into... Read more
North Korea test-fires ballistic missile
North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Sunday in an apparent test of the South´s new president who backs engagement with Pyongyang. The missile flew about 700 kilometres (435 miles) before landing in the Sea of Japan, South Korea´s Joint Chiefs of Staff said. The US Pacific Command said... Read more
Russia warns US against unilateral strike on N.Korea
Russia on Monday warned Washington against launching a unilateral strike on North Korea, after US Vice President Mike Pence said the era of “strategic patience” with Pyongyang was over.  “This is a very risky path,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a news conference in Moscow. “We do... Read more
Trump says N. Korea a problem that ´will be taken care of´
US President Donald Trump issued a fresh warning to North Korea Thursday, as speculation mounted that the regime may be preparing an another nuclear or missile test. “North Korea is a problem, the problem will be taken care of,” Trump said, amid reports of activity at a North Korean... Read more
US urges China to take ´action´ against North Korea
President Donald Trump warned in an interview published Sunday that the United States is prepared to act unilaterally to deal with North Korea´s nuclear program if China proves unwilling to help. “Well, if China is not going to solve North Korea, we will. That is all I am telling... Read more
N.Korea has no fear of U.S. sanctions, will pursue nuclear arms: envoy
North Korea has nothing to fear from any U.S. move to broaden sanctions aimed at cutting it off from the global financial system and will pursue “acceleration” of its nuclear and missile programmes, a North Korean envoy told Reuters on Tuesday. This includes developing a “pre-emptive first strike capability”... Read more
Pentagon strongly condemns North Korea missile test
The Pentagon on Monday strongly condemned North Korea’s latest missile test, adding that the United States’ commitment to protect the homeland and allies such as Japan and South Korea was “ironclad.” Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis told reporters that North Korea’s “unlawful weapons programs” were a clear and grave... Read more
UN slams North Korea for diverting funds to missiles
United Nations, United States: UN member states on Tuesday condemned widespread human rights violations in North Korea and expressed concerns that funds needed to ease the dire humanitarian crisis are spent on Pyongyang´s missile and nuclear programs. A resolution drafted by Japan and the European Union was adopted by... Read more
North Korea ready for another nuclear test any time – South Korea
North Korea is ready to conduct an additional nuclear test at any time, South Korea’s Defence Ministry said on Monday, three days after the reclusive North’s fifth test drew widespread condemnation. Pyongyang set off its most powerful nuclear blast to date on Friday, saying it had mastered the ability... Read more