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Why did an Indian minister just go to North Korea?

On Thursday, India revealed that it had sent a minister to North Korea for the first time in two decades. The last time an Indian minister visited North Korea was in September 1998. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, information and broadcasting minister of the then ruling BJP-led alliance, had flown to Pyongyang to attend a film festival. This time, it is more substantial. VK Singh, a junior foreign minister and the former […]

US president predicts 'tremendous success' in talks with North Korea

The US President Donald Trump predicted on Saturday that the talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will be “a tremendous success,” while praising China’s collaboration. “I think North Korea is going to go very well. I think we will have tremendous success,” Efe quoted Trump as saying. “The promise is they wouldn’t be shooting off missiles in the meantime, and they are looking to de-nuke,” Trump added. The US […]

Collapse at North Korea nuclear test site leaves 200 dead

Collapse at North Korea nuclear test site leaves 200 dead 200 North Korean labourers have been killed after a mine shaft being dug at the regime’s nuclear test site collapsed, according to Japan’s Asahi TV. It was reported earlier this year that the mountain under which the base is believed to be hidden was at risk of collapsing and leaking radiation into the region. An additional 100 labourers sent to […]

USA and North Korea News Updates

USA and North Korea News Updates Nuclear War May Break Out Any Moment’: North Korea Attacks ‘Hostile’ US North Korea on Monday told the United Nations that it will never negotiate the dismantling of its nuclear weapons unless the United States reverses its “hostile” policy.   Deputy UN Ambassador Kim In Ryong told the General Assembly’s committee on disarmament that the situation on the Korean peninsula “has reached the touch-and-go […]

Hillary Clinton attacks Donald Trump's 'dangerous' handling of Iran and North Korea

Hillary Clinton says President Donald Trump’s threat to pull out of the Iran nuclear accord is “dangerous,” and she suggests her former campaign opponent is undermining the validity of the United States’ promises to other nations. Trump had accused Iran of violating the landmark 2015 accord, blaming the Iranians for a litany of sinister behaviour and hitting their main military wing with anti-terror penalties. Trump, breaking his campaign pledge to […]

Amid New Sanctions, Trump Calls North Korea's Leader 'Madman' Whose Regime Will Face New Tests

President Trump lashed back Friday at North Korea’s leader, calling Kim Jong Un a “madman” whose regime will be “tested like never before” amid new U. S-imposed financial sanctions. The latest economic pressures announced Thursday come as the Trump administration seeks to build international support for more aggressively confronting the rogue nation, whose escalating nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities have reached what U.S. officials consider a crisis point. The new […]

North Korea begging for war: US after UNSC meeting

UN Security Council members called for further sanctions against North Korea on Monday after a powerful nuclear test explosion added another layer of urgency for diplomats wrestling with what to do about the North’s persistent weapons programs. Scheduled after North Korea said it detonated a hydrogen bomb underground Sunday, the emergency session comes six days after the council strongly condemned Pyongyang’s ‘outrageous’ launch of a ballistic missile over Japan. Less […]

North Korea tests hydrogen bomb, may load onto missile: State media

North Korea detonated a hydrogen bomb with “perfect success”, its state media said Sunday, adding that the device was capable of being loaded onto its long-range missiles. Hours after the North’s sixth nuclear detonation, an announcer on its official Korean Central Television declared, “The hydrogen bomb test was a perfect success.” Earlier today, a 6.3-magnitude tremor struck its main testing site, which South Korean experts reportedly said was nearly 10 […]

North Korea fires ballistic missile into Sea of Japan

North Korea fired an unidentified missile on Friday, a provocation that follows its first successful launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) earlier in July. The projectile was fired toward the Sea of Japan and officials in Japan and the US said they are assessing whether it was another ICBM. The launch took place around 11:41 pm, South Korea’s joint chiefs of staff said in a text message. Japan’s chief […]

North Korea taunts US, says ICBM is 'gift' to Americans on their Independence Day

True to his image, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un today used foul language to taunt the US and said that his country’s intercontinental ballistic missile test was a “gift” to “American bastards” on their independence day. According to The Independent, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) quoted Kim Jong-Un, who personally oversaw the test, as saying that “American bastards would be not very happy with this gift sent on the […]