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Chinese N Korean envoys talk

Chinese, N Korean envoys talk up ties despite nuclear tensions

Shanghai, Nov 18, Chinese N Korean envoys talk up ties despite nuclear tensions : A senior Chinese envoy has met an aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un in Pyongyang, the two sides said Saturday, stressing longstanding ties despite deep divisions over the North’s nuclear activities. Song Tao is visiting on behalf of President Xi

Trump wants China

Trump wants China to put maximum pressure on N Korea: WH

Washington, Nov 17, Trump wants China to put maximum pressure on N Korea: WH : US President Donald Trump favours China taking a greater role in putting maximum pressure on North Korea to curb its nuclear weapons programme, the White House has said, following Beijing’s decision to send a special envoy to Pyongyang. Chinese President

Trump hails China's move to send envoy to N.Korea

Trump hails China’s move to send envoy to N.Korea

Trump hails China’s move to send envoy to N.Korea. Washington, US President Donald Trump has hailed the Chinese government for sending an envoy to North Korea as a “big move” in the wake of his five-country trip to Asia. In a tweet late Thursday, Trump appeared to suggest it could lead to developments in the nuclear

Japan's Abe vows to bolster defense amid N Korea threat

Japan’s Abe vows to bolster defense amid N Korea threat

Japan’s Abe vows to bolster defense amid N Korea threat: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the threat from North Korea is the most serious security concern his country has faced since World War II and has pledged to bolster defense measures.Outlining priorities in his policy speech in parliament today, Abe called North Korea’s sixth nuclear

US, S Korea start drills in show of force against N Korea

US, S Korea start drills in show of force against N Korea

US S Korea start drills in show of force against N Korea: The United States and South Korea have started joint naval drills that will involve three US aircraft carriers in what military officials describe as a clear warning to North Korea.The four-day drills that began today in waters off South Korea’s eastern coast come as

Do not try us: Trump warns North Korea

Seoul, Nov 8, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday issued a blunt warning to North Korean Korean leader Kim Jong, declaring during his first major speech in Asia that continued nuclear provocation could result in the communist nation’s obliteration. “The weapons you are acquiring are not making you safer, they are putting your regime in

N Korea rules out negotiations as Trump heads to Asia

Seoul, Nov 4, North Korea ruled out talks and threatened to increase its nuclear arsenal in a fresh warning to Donald Trump’s administration today as the US President set off on a tour of Asia.Trump departed for his first presidential trip to Asia yesterday, with tensions over North Korea’s nuclear and missile threats looming large.

China urges US, N.Korea to reduce tensions

Beijing, Nov 3, The Chinese government on Friday called on the US and North Korea to exercise restraint and help reduce tensions after two US bombers flew near the Korean peninsula before US President Donald Trump’s upcoming Asia trip.“The situation in the Korean peninsula is still highly sensitive and complicated. All parties should watch their

North Korea denies deaths

North Korea denies deaths at nuclear test ground

Pyongyang, Nov 3. North Korea denies deaths at nuclear test ground : North Korea on Friday denied that there had been deaths in an accident at its nuclear test ground following its latest atomic test as previously reported by a Japanese broadcaster. A TV Asahi report citing North Korean sources said some 200 people may

Collapse at N. Korea nuclear test site ‘leaves 200 dead’

London, Oct 31 : North Korea nuclear test site collapse ‘leaves 200 dead’ . As many as 200 North Korean labourers were killed after a mine shaft being dug at a nuclear test site collapsed, the media reported. The Telegraph quoted sources in North Korea saying that a tunnel being excavated by around 100 workers

Massive military action if Pyongyang attacks: Mattis

Seoul, Oct 28, Military action Pyongyang. Visiting US Secretary of Defence James Mattis warned on Saturday that North Korea will be defeated with a “massive military response” if it attacks his country or its allies. He said he “can’t imagine” accepting North Korea as a nuclear power, reports Yonhap News Agency. “Make no mistake, any

Japan PM promises

Japan PM promises firm stance on N.Korea

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has promised to take a firm stance on North Korea, after a predicted landslide win in Sunday’s snap general election, the media reported on Monday. “My immediate task is to deal with North Korea,” Abe as saying late Sunday night to the media. “It will take tough diplomacy. With the mandate given

S. Korean, Japanese, US diplomats discuss N.Korean threat

Seoul, Oct 18, Senior diplomats from South Korea, Japan and the US met in Seoul on Wednesday to discuss and take a coordinated stance towards the threats posed by North Korea’s weapons tests.After the trilateral meeting concludes, South Korean Deputy Foreign Minister Lim Sung-nam is scheduled to hold a joint press conference with his counterparts,

Kim Jong-un cuts public inspections, focuses on military

Seoul, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has reduced his public inspections by 25 per cent this year compared to 2016 while increasing his visits to military facilities. Between January 1 and October 17, Kim Jong-un made 75 public inspections by visiting different parts of the country, an activity that was turned into a tradition by

Trump visiting five Asian nations to pressurise North Korea: White House

Trump visiting five Asian nations to pressurise North Korea. 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. During a five-nation Asia tour plus a stop in Hawaii from Nov. 3 to 14, Trump will “call on

Nuclear war may break out at any time, warns North Korea

North Korea warns nuclear war may break out at any time as the situation on the Korean peninsula has reached the “touch-and-go point”. According to media reports, North Korea’s deputy UN ambassador Kim In-ryong told the UN general assembly’s disarmament committee that Pyongyang has the right to possess defense nuclear weapons.He said North Korea is

North Korea to step up anti-US education

Pyongyang, Oct 16: North Korea will intensify anti-US education among its young soldiers and civilians as it was a strong ideological weapon against the war moves and sanctions by Washington, an official daily said on Monday.Rodong Sinmum, the official daily of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea, said in an editorial that the US is

N.Korea slams Australia for aligning with US, S. Korea

Pyongyang, Oct 14, North Korea criticised and threatened Australia on Saturday for aligning itself with South Korea and the US and for its attitude towards the Kim Jong-un regime, according to state-run media. “Lately, Australia is showing dangerous moves of zealously joining the frenzied political and military provocations of the US against North Korea,” KCNA

Strike against North Korea is possible but result would be unpredictable: Putin

Strike against North Korea is possible but result would be unpredictable: Putin

Strike against North Korea: Russian President Vladimir Putin said a globally military strike to disarm North Korea is Indeed possible. But he also contended the result would be unpredictable given it is a closed country and full information on the location of its weapon is not available. “Let us speak to the point, after all

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North Korea gets second web connection via Russian firm

Seoul, Oct 5, North Korea : A state-owned Russian company has opened up a second internet connection for North Korea which could strengthen Pyongyang’s cyber capabilities and undermine US efforts to isolate the regime, security experts said. The activation of the new line from TransTeleCom was first detected Sunday by analysts at Dyn Research, which monitors