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Japan PM Shinzo Abe targets North Korea after storming to `super-majority` vote win

Japan PM Shinzo Abe targets North Korea after storming to `super-majority` vote win

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stormed to a landslide "super-majority" in snap Japanese elections, near complete projections showed on Monday, with the hardline nationalist immediately pledging to "deal firmly" with North Korea.

Oct 23, 2017, 07:25 AM IST

EU ministers approve new sanctions on North Korea

The EU imposed fresh sanctions on North Korea on Monday as part of international efforts to punish the pariah regime for its nuclear and ballistic weapons programmes.

Oct 16, 2017, 20:19 PM IST
Diplomacy with North Korea to continue until 'first bomb drops': US secretary of state Rex Tillerson

Diplomacy with North Korea to continue until 'first bomb drops': US secretary of state Rex Tillerson

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday that President Donald Trump had instructed him to continue diplomatic efforts to calm rising tensions with North Korea, saying "those diplomatic efforts will continue until the first bomb drops."

Oct 15, 2017, 20:44 PM IST

China says North Korean quake 'suspected explosion', South Korea says likely natural

The earthquake was detected in Kilju county in North Hamgyong Province, where North Korea`s known Punggyeri nuclear site is located, the official said.

Sep 23, 2017, 17:01 PM IST
Japan PM Shinzo Abe says time for North Korea dialogue is over

Japan PM Shinzo Abe says time for North Korea dialogue is over

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday rallied behind the US warning that "all options" are available to deal with North Korea and declared the time for dialogue over.

Sep 21, 2017, 00:18 AM IST
Angela Merkel says in 'clear disagreement' with Donald Trump over North Korea

Angela Merkel says in 'clear disagreement' with Donald Trump over North Korea

"We believe that any kind of military solution is completely deficient and we support diplomatic efforts," she said.

Sep 20, 2017, 23:45 PM 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
US, Japan discuss North Korea options including US nuclear capabilities: White House

US, Japan discuss North Korea options including US nuclear capabilities: White House

The United States stands ready to use its nuclear capabilities in the event North Korea continues to threaten it or its allies, the White House warned Sunday.

Sep 04, 2017, 07:52 AM IST

China condemns North Korea for conducting sixth Nuclear Test

Chinese Foreign Ministry has issued a statement on Sunday, expressing firm opposition to and strong condemnation at the nuclear test by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

Sep 03, 2017, 17:36 PM IST
Drop nuclear bomb on Pakistan: VHP leader Acharya Dharmendra

Drop nuclear bomb on Pakistan: VHP leader Acharya Dharmendra

In view of increased ceasefire violations by the Pakistani troops, VHP leader Acharya Dharmendra has said that nuclear bomb should be drooped on India's hostile neighbour.

Jun 02, 2017, 10:41 AM IST

US has conducted nuclear bomb dropping drill in South, says North Korea

North Korea on Tuesday said the US military has conducted a nuclear bomb dropping drill in South Korea and called it an "extremely reckless" move presaging a nuclear war on the Korean peninsula.

May 02, 2017, 17:26 PM IST

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Apr 22, 2017, 15:46 PM IST

Zia-ul-Haq assured Ronald Reagan Pakistan wouldn't acquire N-bomb: CIA papers

Pakistan`s military ruler General Zia-ul-Haq had assured the then US president Ronald Reagan that Pakistan would not build an atomic bomb, documents declassified by the US`s premier spy agency CIA revealed.

Jan 26, 2017, 18:21 PM IST
North Korea has plutonium for 10 nuclear bombs: South Korea

North Korea has plutonium for 10 nuclear bombs: South Korea

North Korea has carried out five nuclear tests and numerous missile launches.

Jan 11, 2017, 11:47 AM IST
ISIS wants to attack Europe with nuclear weapons, says think-tank

ISIS wants to attack Europe with nuclear weapons, says think-tank

After carrying out numerous chemical weapons attacks in Syria, the Islamic State now wants to strike Europe with a 'dirty nuclear bomb', a leading international think-tank on proliferation has said.

Jun 10, 2016, 20:30 PM IST

North Korea has restarted plutonium reactor: US

North Korea is already subject to numerous UN sanctions over previous rocket launches and three nuclear tests in 2006, 2009 and 2013.

Feb 10, 2016, 00:06 AM IST

US House advances tighter sanctions on North Korea

US lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly to impose stricter economic sanctions on North Korea, seeking to punish the rebellious Asian nation for its latest test of a nuclear bomb last week.

Jan 13, 2016, 05:07 AM IST

North Korea's successful hydrogen bomb test results in earthquake

North Korea's first successful test of Hydrogen Bomb resulted in earthquake of 5.1 magnitude.

Jan 06, 2016, 11:39 AM IST

Iran says IAEA nuclear bomb probe now 'closed'

Iran said on Wednesday it now considers a UN probe into allegations of past nuclear weapons research closed after a watchdog published its long-awaited report.

Dec 03, 2015, 05:22 AM IST