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North Korea images suggest missile capable of hitting all America: US experts

North Korea images suggest missile capable of hitting all America: US experts

Experts and US officials say questions remain about whether it has a re-entry vehicle capable of protecting a nuclear warhead.

Dec 01, 2017, 07:05 AM IST
Ten North Koreans drift into Japanese waters: Coastguard

Ten North Koreans drift into Japanese waters: Coastguard

Japan will investigate 10 people who have signalled they are from North Korea after their dilapidated boat drifted into waters off the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, officials said on Thursday.

Nov 30, 2017, 11:41 AM IST
Donald Trump aborts surprise visit to DMZ due to bad weather

Donald Trump aborts surprise visit to DMZ due to bad weather

US President Donald Trump was forced to abandon an attempted surprise visit to the Demilitarized Zone that divides the two Koreas on Wednesday due to bad weather.

Nov 08, 2017, 07:24 AM IST
South Korea's LPK strips ousted President Park Geun-hye of membership

South Korea's LPK strips ousted President Park Geun-hye of membership

Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-Hye`s own political party expelled her Friday as it seeks to distance itself from the sprawling corruption scandal that led to her impeachment.

Nov 03, 2017, 16:18 PM IST

South Korea will not develop nuclear weapons: President Moon Jae-In

South Korea will not develop atomic weapons of its own, despite the threat from the nuclear-armed North, President Moon Jae-In declared Wednesday.

Nov 01, 2017, 08:14 AM IST

North Korea's threat of atmospheric nuclear test should be taken literally: Official

The North Korean foreign minister's warning of a possible atmospheric nuclear test over the Pacific Ocean should be taken literally, a senior North Korean official told CNN in an interview aired on Wednesday.

Oct 26, 2017, 00:05 AM IST
Donald Trump visiting 5 Asian nations to pressurise North Korea: White House

Donald Trump visiting 5 Asian nations to pressurise North Korea: White House

United States President Donald Trump will start his five-nation tour from November 3 to call on the international community to pressurise North Korea over its nuclear programme.

Oct 18, 2017, 09:41 AM IST
North Korea readies missile launch ahead of US-South Korea drill: Report

North Korea readies missile launch ahead of US-South Korea drill: Report

North Korea is believed to be preparing to launch a ballistic missile ahead of an upcoming joint naval drill by the US and South Korea, a news report said Saturday, citing a government source.

Oct 14, 2017, 10:28 AM IST
Will settle the final score against Trump with a hail of fire: North Korea

Will settle the final score against Trump with a hail of fire: North Korea

United States President Donald Trump has "lit the wick of war" with North Korea and his country will be made to pay with "a hail of fire", a Russian news agency quoted North Korea's foreign minister as saying on Wednesday.

Oct 12, 2017, 06:36 AM IST

United States flies bombers over North Korea as Donald Trump discusses options

The U.S. military flew two strategic bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force late on Tuesday, as President Donald Trump met with top defence officials to discuss how to respond to any threat from North Korea.

Oct 11, 2017, 09:27 AM IST

North Korea says it is operating some factories left by Seoul

North Korea has started operating some Seoul-invested factories in its Kaesong industrial complex after South Korea pulled out of the joint venture, Pyongyang`s online media said Friday.

Oct 06, 2017, 09:23 AM IST

North Korea gets second web connection via Russian firm

North Korea has a 6,800-strong unit of trained cyberwarfare specialists, according to Seoul`s defence ministry, and has been accused of launching high-profile cyberattacks including the 2014 hacking of Sony Pictures.

Oct 05, 2017, 13:17 PM IST
North Korea accuses Donald Trump of exploiting Otto Warmbier death

North Korea accuses Donald Trump of exploiting Otto Warmbier death

Three Americans accused of various crimes against the state remain behind bars in the North.

Sep 28, 2017, 19:01 PM IST

Taiwan bans all trade with North Korea

The Taiwanese government on Tuesday banned all trade with North Korea, complying with various UN resolutions despite Taipei not being a member of the organisation.

Sep 26, 2017, 14:24 PM IST
US declared war on us, we will shoot their planes down: North Korea

US declared war on us, we will shoot their planes down: North Korea

"The whole world should clearly remember it was the U.S. who first declared war on our country," Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told reporters in New York.

Sep 25, 2017, 21:39 PM IST
Donald Trump says will be putting more sanctions on North Korea

Donald Trump says will be putting more sanctions on North Korea

President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States would be adding more sanctions on North Korea.

Sep 21, 2017, 20:28 PM IST
Seoul to offer $8mn aid to North Korea

Seoul to offer $8mn aid to North Korea

Among the total, $4.5 million would be given to the WFP, while the remaining $3.5 million was allotted to the Unicef.

Sep 21, 2017, 14:23 PM IST

US bombers, fighter jets in bombing drill over Korean peninsula: South Korea

The bombers flew from Guam and the fighters flew from Japan, joined by six South Korean fighter jets in the drill.

Sep 18, 2017, 12:17 PM IST
World will stand together against North Korea after missile launch: UK

World will stand together against North Korea after missile launch: UK

Britain said on Friday the world would stand together against North Korea after the country fired a missile that flew over Japan into the Pacific Ocean, ratcheting up tensions after Pyongyang`s test of a powerful nuclear bomb.

Sep 15, 2017, 16:15 PM IST

North Korea threatens to 'sink' Japan, reduce United States to 'ashes, darkness'

A North Korean state agency threatened on Thursday to use nuclear weapons to "sink" Japan and reduce the United States to "ashes and darkness" for supporting a U.N. Security Council resolution and sanctions over its latest nuclear test.

Sep 14, 2017, 14:23 PM IST