North Korea nuclear test

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
Sensex falls 190 points; Nifty manages to hold above 9,900-mark amid geopolitical tensions

Sensex falls 190 points; Nifty manages to hold above 9,900-mark amid geopolitical tensions

The broader Nifty, that slipped below the 9,900-mark intra-day, settled at 9,912.85, down by 61.55 points, or 0.62 percent.

Sep 04, 2017, 16:23 PM IST

China's Xi Jinping discusses nuclear issue with new South Korean President Moon Jae-in

Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula with South Korea`s new liberal President Moon Jae-in on Thursday, state television said, as Moon set about addressing a raft of problems posed by the North`s defiance.

May 11, 2017, 11:07 AM IST
Nuclear test will be dangerous: China warns North Korea

Nuclear test will be dangerous: China warns North Korea

"There has been heightened tension between the United States, the Republic of Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. The precarious situation deserves our attention and concern," Wang said.

Apr 14, 2017, 19:05 PM IST
North Korea pulled off most powerful nuclear blast in 2016, world shuddered

North Korea pulled off most powerful nuclear blast in 2016, world shuddered

The blast was equivalent to 10,000 tonnes of TNT - so powerful that it caused a 5.3-magnitude earthquake in the region. It was Pyongyang’s second test after the January 6 explosion.

Dec 16, 2016, 16:58 PM IST

North Korea ready to conduct another nuclear test: Report

North Korea has completed preparations for another nuclear test in a previously unused tunnel at its Punggye-ri site, South Korea`s Yonhap news agency reported Monday.

Sep 12, 2016, 08:15 AM IST
North Korea says sanctions push after nuclear test ''laughable''

North Korea says sanctions push after nuclear test ''laughable''

A US special envoy met with Japanese officials on Sunday and said later the United States may launch unilateral sanctions against North Korea.

Sep 11, 2016, 20:15 PM IST
North Korea's 'biggest' nuclear test sparks global condemnation; US urges China to put pressure on Pyongyang

North Korea's 'biggest' nuclear test sparks global condemnation; US urges China to put pressure on Pyongyang

South Korea, the United States, Japan, Russia and China all condemned the blast at the Punggye-ri nuclear site, the North Korea`s fifth and most powerful yet at 10 kilotons. 

Sep 09, 2016, 23:57 PM IST
Global condemnation of North Korea nuclear warhead test

Global condemnation of North Korea nuclear warhead test

South Korea, the United States, Japan, Russia and China all condemned the blast at the Punggye-ri nuclear site, which was the North's fifth and most powerful yet at 10 kilotons. 

Sep 09, 2016, 21:34 PM IST
Obama warns of new sanctions after North Korea nuclear test

Obama warns of new sanctions after North Korea nuclear test

Obama consulted by telephone with South Korean President Geun-Hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe following news of North Korea's fifth and most powerful test.

Sep 09, 2016, 21:26 PM IST
North Korea readies for party congress, nuclear test fears persist

North Korea readies for party congress, nuclear test fears persist

The 33-year-old Kim Jong-Un was not even born when the last congress was held in 1980 to crown his father, Kim Jong-Il.

May 05, 2016, 16:48 PM IST

South Korea's Park confirms signs North preparing nuclear test

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye Monday confirmed a flurry of intelligence reports suggesting that North Korea is readying to conduct a fifth nuclear test in defiance of tightened UN sanctions.

Apr 18, 2016, 10:16 AM IST

North Korea's Kim warns of impending nuclear and rocket tests

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has warned of impending tests of a nuclear warhead explosion and ballistic missiles capable of carrying atomic warheads, state media reported on Tuesday, in an escalation of threats against Seoul and Washington.

Mar 15, 2016, 11:09 AM IST
South Korea issues new sanctions against North

South Korea issues new sanctions against North

The new measures imposed over the North`s recent nuclear test and long-range rocket launch also blacklist scores of North Korean individuals and entities.

Mar 08, 2016, 12:21 PM IST

South Korea's Park says North must 'pay price' for nuclear test

North Korea must pay the price for its latest nuclear test and rocket launch, South Korean President Park Geun-Hye said today, vowing to pressure Pyongyang into accepting denuclearisation as its only viable option for survival.

Mar 01, 2016, 10:44 AM IST
North Korea invents liquor that leaves you with no hangover!

North Korea invents liquor that leaves you with no hangover!

The liquor ensures you are clear-headed in the morning to kick-start your day.

Jan 20, 2016, 13:46 PM IST
North Korea says peace treaty, halt to exercises, would end nuclear tests

North Korea says peace treaty, halt to exercises, would end nuclear tests

North Korea on Saturday called for the conclusion of a peace treaty with the United States and a halt to U.S. military exercises with South Korea to end its nuclear tests.

Jan 16, 2016, 02:22 AM IST
N Korea says test no threat, then threatens to wipe out US

N Korea says test no threat, then threatens to wipe out US

North Korea said on Tuesday its nuclear test was not intended to be a provocation or threat, as it laid out plans for a weapons system capable of obliterating the entire United States.

Jan 12, 2016, 12:51 PM IST
UN chief demands North Korea cease any further nuclear activities

UN chief demands North Korea cease any further nuclear activities

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday issued a strong condemnation of North Korea's nuclear test and called on Pyongyang to halt its nuclear program.

Jan 06, 2016, 21:49 PM IST
Is North Korea lying about testing hydrogen bomb?

Is North Korea lying about testing hydrogen bomb?

Nuclear experts cast doubt on Wednesday on North Korea's claimed first successful test of a miniaturised hydrogen bomb, saying the detected seismic activity suggested a less powerful device.

Jan 06, 2016, 13:34 PM IST