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North Korea says war is just a matter of when, it’s inevitable

North Korea says war is just a matter of when, it’s inevitable

We do not wish for a war but shall not hide from it, said North Korea.

Dec 07, 2017, 12:48 PM IST
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
Doctor: Kim Jong Nam's underwear soiled, pupils contracted

Doctor: Kim Jong Nam's underwear soiled, pupils contracted

A Malaysian doctor has testified in the trial of two women accused of murdering the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader that the victim's pupils contracted and his underwear was soiled with feces, both signs of poisoning.

Nov 27, 2017, 11:29 AM IST
North Korea accuses United States of 'nuclear strike drill' after bomber flights

North Korea accuses United States of 'nuclear strike drill' after bomber flights

North Korea on Friday condemned two US bombers flying near the Korean peninsula claiming that the exercise was a trial run for a surprise nuclear attack, media reports said.

Nov 03, 2017, 09:04 AM IST
China's Xi Jinping says hopes to promote relations with North Korea

China's Xi Jinping says hopes to promote relations with North Korea

Chinese President Xi Jinping replied to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un`s congratulatory message on China`s recently completed Communist Party Congress, saying he hopes to promote ties between the two countries, North Korea`s state news agency said.

Nov 02, 2017, 07:34 AM IST
The luxurious lifestyle of North Korea’s Kim Jong-un in 10 points

The luxurious lifestyle of North Korea’s Kim Jong-un in 10 points

The life of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un has been shrouded with mystery. He emerges in public at his own will and disappears in the same manner.

Oct 30, 2017, 09:57 AM IST
US to put nuclear bombers on 24-hour alert, first time since cold war

US to put nuclear bombers on 24-hour alert, first time since cold war

An order asking the US Air Force to put nuclear-armed bombers on 24-hour alert amid the ongoing tension with

Oct 23, 2017, 14:57 PM IST
North Korea close to nuke that could hit US: CIA chief

North Korea close to nuke that could hit US: CIA chief

The United States should assume Kim Jong-Un`s regime is "on the cusp" of getting a nuclear missile capable of striking US targets and work to prevent this, the head of the CIA said Thursday.

Oct 20, 2017, 07:57 AM IST
At party meeting, Kim Jong Un's sister gets promotion

At party meeting, Kim Jong Un's sister gets promotion

Earlier in the day, North Korean state media announced that the country's top leadership had gathered the day before, headed by current leader Kim Jong Un.

Oct 09, 2017, 13:41 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
North Korea's Kim Jong Un says will make 'deranged' Donald Trump pay dearly for UN speech

North Korea's Kim Jong Un says will make 'deranged' Donald Trump pay dearly for UN speech

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un blasted U.S. President Donald Trump as "mentally deranged" on Friday and vowed to make him pay dearly for threatening to destroy his country, hours after Trump ordered fresh sanctions over Pyongyang`s weapons programmes.

Sep 22, 2017, 08:30 AM IST
Donald Trump's UN speech: How world leaders are reacting

Donald Trump's UN speech: How world leaders are reacting

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday addressed the United Nations General Assembly for the first time. During the course of his 42-minute speech, Trump took on North Korea, targeted Iran, talked tough to Venezuela, tore into Hezbollah  and took down ISIS propoganda. Some have called it the ' twitterstorm of speeches'. Others have called it worse.

Sep 20, 2017, 12:45 PM IST
North Korea confirms another medium-range ballistic missile drill

North Korea confirms another medium-range ballistic missile drill

North Korea confirmed on Saturday that it conducted another medium-range ballistic missile drill Friday under the personal guidance of its top leader Kim Jong Un.

Sep 16, 2017, 08:09 AM IST
'Lips and teeth' no more as China's ties with North Korea fray

'Lips and teeth' no more as China's ties with North Korea fray

The notion that mighty China wields diplomatic control over impoverished North Korea is mistaken, said Jin Canrong, an international relations professor at Beijing`s Renmin University.

Sep 09, 2017, 16:53 PM IST

''Lips and teeth'' no more as China's ties with North Korea fray

Two years later, Kim ordered the execution of his uncle Jang Song Thaek, the country`s chief interlocutor with China and a relatively reform-minded official in the hermetic state.

Sep 08, 2017, 13:11 PM 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

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
North Korea earthquake points to 6th, most powerful nuclear test

North Korea earthquake points to 6th, most powerful nuclear test

Trump and Abe spoke by phone and said that in face of an "escalating" situation with North Korea that close cooperation between their countries and with South Korea was needed, Abe told reporters.
The United States has repeatedly urged China, the North`s sole major ally, to do more to rein in its neighbour.

Sep 03, 2017, 12:01 PM IST
UN Council unanimously condemns North Korea missile test

UN Council unanimously condemns North Korea missile test

The UN Security Council denounced North Korea`s latest missile test Tuesday, unanimously demanding that Pyongyang halt the program after a rocket was fired over Japan into the Pacific.

Aug 30, 2017, 06:54 AM IST
Donald Trump says 'all options' on table after North Korea fires missile over Japan

Donald Trump says 'all options' on table after North Korea fires missile over Japan

President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that "all options are on the table" as the United States considers its response to North Korea`s firing of a ballistic missile over northern Japan`s Hokkaido island into the sea. 

Aug 29, 2017, 19:47 PM IST