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In America
October 17, 2017 8:53 am gmt |
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Amid growing tensions on the Korean Peninsula, North Korea has told the United Nations that it will not negotiate the dismantling of its nuclear weapons unless the US reversed its “hostile” policy. North Korean Deputy UN Ambassador Kim In-ryong told the UN General Assembly’s committ...
In World
October 16, 2017 7:43 am gmt |
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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday his diplomatic efforts will continue as long as they possibly can despite the saber-rattling on both sides of the Pacific. “Those diplomatic efforts will continue until the first bomb drops,” Tillerson said to CNN Tillerson’s comments ...
In America
October 12, 2017 3:54 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday (October 11) appeared to confirm he had North Korea in mind last week when he described a gathering of military leaders as “the calm before the storm.” In an interview with U.S. network Fox News, Trump was asked what he meant with the cryptic phras...
In Latest Stories
October 10, 2017 8:12 am gmt |
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Sri Lankan citizens and firm have been banned from trading with North Korea. A special gazette notice has been issued. The Gazette notice had issued by the Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana in the Parliament yesterday (Monday). Imposing sanctions on the Democratic People’s republic of North Korea (DPRK...
In North Korea
October 8, 2017 7:29 am gmt |
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North Korea’s state-run television KRT on Sunday (October 8) released still photographs of leader Kim Jong Un holding a meeting with party officials in Pyongyang ahead of the 72nd anniversary of the founding of its Workers’ Party. Kim said the nuclear weapons were “a precious fruiti...
In America
October 8, 2017 3:43 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday (October 7) said in a tweet “only one thing will work” in dealing with North Korea after previous administrations had talked to Pyongyang without results. “Presidents and their administrations have been talking to North Korea for 25 years, agr...
In America
October 7, 2017 5:02 am gmt |
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White House spokesman Sarah Huckabee Sanders defended the administration’s birth control decision and was asked repeatedly on Friday (October 6) to explain President Trump’s “calm before the storm” remark. After discussing Iran and North Korea with U.S. military leaders on Thu...
In Uncategorized
October 1, 2017 8:11 am gmt |
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President Moon Jae-in on Thursday (September 28) urged North Korea to give up its nuclear programme during a speech held on South Korea’s 69th Armed Forces Day. Moon added that South Korea’s cooperation with the international community to curb the North’s nuclear ambitions is at its...
In World
September 28, 2017 4:33 am gmt |
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved parliament’s lower house on Thursday (September 28) for a snap election, seeking a mandate to stick to his tough stance towards a volatile North Korea and rebalance the social security system. Abe, whose ratings have risen to around 50 percent from a...
In America
September 27, 2017 4:44 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday (September 26) the United States was prepared for a military option in handling the North Korea nuclear crisis. but warned it would have dire consequences for the Communist country. “We are totally prepared for the second option, not a preferred optio...
In America
September 22, 2017 4:32 am gmt |
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North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un said in a rare statement on Friday (September 22) the North will consider the “highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history” against the United States in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to “totally destroy” ...
In North Korea
September 15, 2017 3:51 am gmt |
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South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in presided over a National Security Council (NSC) meeting on Friday (September 15) following North Korea’s missile launch. North Korea fired a missile on Friday that flew over Japan’s northern Hokkaido far out into the Pacific Ocean, South Korean an...
In North Korea
September 14, 2017 4:13 am gmt |
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South Korea’s Air Force conducted its first live-fire exercise of the Taurus long-range, air-to-surface missiles on Tuesday (September 12), the Defence Ministry said, as practice for precision bombing of North Korean facilities. Video provided by the defense ministry shows an F-15K fighter jet ...
In America
September 12, 2017 8:51 am gmt |
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South Korea welcomed on Tuesday (September 12) a new U.N. Security Council resolution imposing additional sanctions on North Korea over its sixth nuclear test and said the only way for Pyongyang to escape isolation and economic hardship is to end its nuclear programme. A spokesman at South Korea̵...
In Olympics
September 12, 2017 8:40 am gmt |
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The escalating North Korean crisis had so far raised “no hint” of a security threat for next year’s Pyeongchang 2018 winter Olympics in South Korea, the International Olympic Committee said on Monday (September 11). Hours after the United Nations Security Council unanimously stepped...
In World
September 10, 2017 11:50 am gmt |
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North Korea’s “reckless behaviour” is a global threat and requires a global response, the head of the NATO military alliance said on Sunday (September 10). Asked in an interview with BBC television, whether an attack on the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam would trigger NATO’s A...
In America
September 7, 2017 6:49 am gmt |
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The US has proposed a range of new United Nations sanctions against North Korea, including an oil ban and a freeze on leader Kim Jong-un’s assets. The draft resolution circulated to the Security Council members comes after North Korea’s sixth nuclear test and repeated missile launches. Py...
In North Korea
September 6, 2017 4:17 am gmt |
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Russian President Vladimir warned that the escalating crisis over North Korea’s weapons program risks developing into a “global catastrophe” with mass casualties. But Putin, speaking in China on Tuesday, cautioned against “military hysteria” and said that the only way to...
In China
September 4, 2017 10:39 am gmt |
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China’s foreign ministry said on Monday (September 4) that U.S. President Donald Trump’s tweet that the U.S. was considering cutting trade to any country doing business with North Korea was “not objective and not fair”. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told a regular bri...