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IOC 'full support' for 2018 Winter Olympics despite North Korean tensions

IOC 'full support' for 2018 Winter Olympics despite North Korean tensions

The International Olympic Committee on Saturday gave its "full support" to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang despite tensions over North Korea`s nuclear tests which have raised concerns over the showpiece event.

Oct 29, 2017, 00:26 AM IST

Earthquake hits North Korea near nuclear test site

A shallow 2.9-magnitude earthquake struck near North Korea`s nuclear test site before dawn on Friday, weeks after Pyongyang`s biggest detonation, but South Korean experts said the tremor did not appear to be man-made.

Oct 13, 2017, 10:49 AM IST
Wanted proper release date for Parmanu, says John Abraham

Wanted proper release date for Parmanu, says John Abraham

Earlier, Parmanu - The Story of Pokhran was scheduled to release on December 8 and there were reports that the producers decided to postpone it to avoid clash with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati.

Oct 03, 2017, 11:38 AM IST
US bombers, fighters, stage show of force off North Korean coast

US bombers, fighters, stage show of force off North Korean coast

The Pentagon said the mission was designed to show the many military options US President Donald Trump had to deal with the grave threat presented by the North Korean nuclear program.

Sep 24, 2017, 00:02 AM IST
North Korea vows to boost weapons programmes after sanctions

North Korea vows to boost weapons programmes after sanctions

North Korea vowed Wednesday to accelerate its weapons programmes in response to the "evil" sanctions imposed by the UN Security Council following its latest and most powerful nuclear test.

Sep 13, 2017, 11:51 AM IST
Kim Jong-Un calls North Korean n-test 'great victory'

Kim Jong-Un calls North Korean n-test 'great victory'

On September 3, the North Korean army claimed it had successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb that was capable of being mounted on an intercontinental ballistic missile.

Sep 10, 2017, 17:33 PM IST
US seeks to cut off oil to North Korea, blacklist Kim Jong-Un

US seeks to cut off oil to North Korea, blacklist Kim Jong-Un

The United States circulated the proposed resolution to the 14 other council members two days after Ambassador Nikki Haley called for the "strongest possible measures" to be imposed on North Korea.

Sep 07, 2017, 00:37 AM IST

North Korea nuclear test 10 times more powerful than Hiroshima: Japan

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to press Putin for his support over the North Korea's provocation, when the two leaders hold talks in the Russian Far East city of Vladivostok on Thursday.

Sep 06, 2017, 13:16 PM IST
North Korea could be preparing new missile launch: Seoul

North Korea could be preparing new missile launch: Seoul

North Korea could be preparing another missile launch, Seoul said Monday as it stepped up its defences following Pyongyang`s biggest-ever nuclear test and declaration it had a hydrogen bomb.

Sep 04, 2017, 15:01 PM IST
China makes diplomatic protest to N. Korea over nuke test

China makes diplomatic protest to N. Korea over nuke test

China said on Monday it had lodged an official protest with its ally North Korea following Pyongyang`s largest-ever nuclear weapons test.

Sep 04, 2017, 14:09 PM IST

China's Global Times tabloid warns against cutting off North Korea oil supply

BEIJING (Reuters) - China`s Global Times, an influential tabloid, warned against any move to cut off North Korea`s oil supply or shut the border in response to Pyongyang`s nuclear test on Sunday.

Sep 04, 2017, 09:37 AM IST
North Korea conducts hydrogen bomb test; US pledges 'massive' response if threatened

North Korea conducts hydrogen bomb test; US pledges 'massive' response if threatened

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea on Sunday conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test, which it said was of an advanced hydrogen bomb for a long-range missile, prompting the threat

Sep 04, 2017, 08:23 AM IST
India condemns North Korea's nuclear test, says it will adversely impact peace and stability

India condemns North Korea's nuclear test, says it will adversely impact peace and stability

 Strongly condemning North Korea's latest nuclear test, India on Sunday asked the reclusive nation to refrain from actions which adversely impact peace and stability in the Korean peninsula. 

Sep 04, 2017, 07:56 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
Possible two-stage hydrogen bomb seen 'game changer' for North Korea

Possible two-stage hydrogen bomb seen 'game changer' for North Korea

North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on Sunday, which it said was a successful detonation of an advanced hydrogen bomb, technically known as a two-stage thermonuclear device.

Sep 03, 2017, 19:15 PM IST
President Donald Trump says North Korea actions 'very hostile and dangerous to US'

President Donald Trump says North Korea actions 'very hostile and dangerous to US'

US President Donald Trump on Sunday called North Korea`s actions "very hostile and dangerous" to the United States, after Pyongyang conducted its sixth nuclear test.

Sep 03, 2017, 17:33 PM IST
UN Security Council to vote on tougher North Korea sanctions

UN Security Council to vote on tougher North Korea sanctions

If implemented by all countries, the ban would strip Pyongyang of roughly a third of its export earnings estimated at USD 3 billion per year, according to a diplomat familiar with the negotiations.

Aug 05, 2017, 09:11 AM IST

Activity resumes at North Korea nuclear test site: Monitor

Satellite images indicate activity has resumed at North Korea`s nuclear test site, US-based analysts said Tuesday, as tensions remain high over fears of an sixth atomic test by the reclusive state.

May 03, 2017, 10:17 AM IST
North Korea readies another nuclear test

North Korea readies another nuclear test

North Korea has said it will continue testing nuclear weapons in the face of what it sees as provocation from the US.

May 02, 2017, 08:35 AM IST
China dismisses reports of putting bombers on 'high alert' to counter North Korea

China dismisses reports of putting bombers on 'high alert' to counter North Korea

Refuting the reports of Beijing putting its air force bombers on "high alert" after tensions in the Korean Peninsula.

Apr 23, 2017, 08:44 AM IST