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Senior UN official to make rare visit to North Korea: Official

A top UN official will travel to North Korea this week for talks with officials there, a UN spokesman said Monday, amid heightened tensions over Pyongyang`s nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

Dec 05, 2017, 00:44 AM IST
Russia rejects US call to cut North Korea ties

Russia rejects US call to cut North Korea ties

Russia on Thursday rejected a US call to cut ties with North Korea in response to Pyongyang`s launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile. 

Nov 30, 2017, 15:53 PM IST
UN chief Antonio Guterres strongly condemns North Korea missile test

UN chief Antonio Guterres strongly condemns North Korea missile test

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday strongly condemned North Korea`s latest missile test and urged Pyongyang to "desist taking any further destabilizing steps."

Nov 29, 2017, 08:49 AM IST
China to soon have missiles that can hit targets anywhere in the world: Report

China to soon have missiles that can hit targets anywhere in the world: Report

China's next-generation ballistic missile Dongfeng-41 has a speed of more than Mach 10.

Nov 20, 2017, 17:47 PM IST
Saudi-led coalition warns Iran over Yemen missile launch

Saudi-led coalition warns Iran over Yemen missile launch

The Saudi-led coalition today warned Yemen after a ballistic missile targeting Riyadh was fired by rebels from the country and intercepted by the Saudi air force.

Nov 06, 2017, 10:58 AM IST
Saudi-led coalition calls missile 'dangerous escalation' of Yemen conflict

Saudi-led coalition calls missile 'dangerous escalation' of Yemen conflict

Saudi air defence forces had intercepted a ballistic missile fired towards Riyadh on Sunday.

Nov 06, 2017, 10:23 AM IST
Saudi Arabia intercepts missile fired from Yemen over Riyadh

Saudi Arabia intercepts missile fired from Yemen over Riyadh

Saudi Arabia intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile over Riyadh after it was launched from conflict-torn Yemen, with debris landing inside the capital's international airport, officials said.

Nov 05, 2017, 07:15 AM IST
Iran tests new medium-range missile, defying US warnings

Iran tests new medium-range missile, defying US warnings

The launch took place a few hours after the missile was unveiled during a military parade on Friday

Sep 23, 2017, 11:19 AM IST
Iran's President Rouhani vows to strengthen missiles despite US criticism

Iran's President Rouhani vows to strengthen missiles despite US criticism

Tehran says that the missiles are entirely legitimate under the terms of the deal as they are not designed to carry a nuclear warhead.

Sep 22, 2017, 13:02 PM IST

Chinese navy gets new nuclear submarine

The new submarine is stated to be 69th conventional and nuclear submarines, according to unofficial estimates by global defence think-tanks.

Sep 21, 2017, 13:34 PM IST
Donald Trump signaled dislike, but not demise of Iran deal: Envoy

Donald Trump signaled dislike, but not demise of Iran deal: Envoy

Tehran on Tuesday denounced Trump`s remarks as "shameless and ignorant" and said he ignored "Iran`s fight against terrorism."

Sep 20, 2017, 20:57 PM IST
Japan PM Shinzo Abe calls for enforcement of sanctions against North Korea: Reports

Japan PM Shinzo Abe calls for enforcement of sanctions against North Korea: Reports

The international community must remain united and enforce sanctions against North Korea after its repeated launch of ballistic missiles, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in an editorial published in the New York Times on Sunday.

Sep 18, 2017, 10:16 AM IST
`Missile launch, take cover`: Japan`s terrifying wake-up call

`Missile launch, take cover`: Japan`s terrifying wake-up call

To the accompaniment of blaring sirens and emergency phone alerts, that was the terrifying loudspeaker message that jolted millions of Japanese awake in the early hours as North Korea blasted its second missile over the country in less than a month.

Sep 15, 2017, 08:44 AM IST
Day after 'sinking' threat, North Korea fires second ballistic missile over Japan

Day after 'sinking' threat, North Korea fires second ballistic missile over Japan

UN Security Council has called for an emergency meeting Friday on North Korea missile launch

 

Sep 15, 2017, 06:55 AM IST
UN chief Antonio Guterres calls for political solution to Korean crisis

UN chief Antonio Guterres calls for political solution to Korean crisis

"The solution can only be political. Military action could cause devastation on a scale that would take generations to overcome," Guterres told reporters at a news conference at the UN headquarters in New York.

Sep 14, 2017, 09:03 AM IST
UNSC approves tough new sanctions against North Korea

UNSC approves tough new sanctions against North Korea

The UN Security Council (UNSC) has unanimously approved a fresh round of tougher sanctions against North Korea for its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.

Sep 12, 2017, 11:03 AM IST
UN Security Council votes to step up sanctions on North Korea

UN Security Council votes to step up sanctions on North Korea

The United Nations Security Council unanimously stepped up sanctions against North Korea on Monday over the country`s sixth and most powerful nuclear test on Sept 3, imposing a ban on the country`s textile exports and capping imports of crude oil.

Sep 12, 2017, 07:09 AM IST

UN to vote on new North Korea sanctions on Monday afternoon: Diplomats

The U.N. Security Council is set to vote on Monday afternoon on a watered-down U.S.-drafted resolution to impose new sanctions on North Korea over its latest nuclear test, diplomats said, but it was unclear whether China and Russia would support it.

Sep 11, 2017, 11:10 AM IST

Japan PM warns North Korea against continuing nuclear program

Tokyo, Sep 7 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned North Korea against continuing its current missile and nuclear weapons development policies.

Sep 07, 2017, 07:44 AM IST
North Korea 'great threat and embarrassment' to China: President Donald Trump

North Korea 'great threat and embarrassment' to China: President Donald Trump

"North Korea has conducted a major nuclear test. Their words and actions continue to be very hostile and dangerous to the United States," Trump tweeted.

Sep 03, 2017, 19:38 PM IST