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Russian firm gives new internet connection

Russian firm gives new internet connection to North Korea

Russian firm gives new internet connection to North Korea. North Korea has doubled its internet power after the state-owned Russian telecommunications firm started a new connection to increase Pyongyang capabilities in tackling cyber-attacks. The new connection will potentially increase Pyongyang’s ability to stage cyber-attacks and protect the embattled country’s online infrastructure.The connection was first spotted

Rocket Man

Rockets to U.S. ‘inevitable’ after Trump dubs Kim ‘rocket man’: North Korea

Rocket Man: North Korea has said that firing its rockets at the US mainland was “inevitable” after Donald Trump called Pyongyang’s leader “rocket man”, in a further escalation of rhetoric between the two leaders.In response Trump appeared to repeat earlier threats against the Kim regime, tweeting late on Saturday night that the country may not

Sushma New York Visit

Sushma Swaraj in New York to attend UN General Assembly meet

Sushma New York Visit: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrives New York today along with a high-powered Indian delegation, will hold nearly 20 bilateral and trilateral meetings with world leaders in the United States over the next seven days.Sushma Swaraj to represent India at the annual UN General Assembly (UNGA) session with a packed schedule

North Korea's missile threat makes Japan jittery

North Korea’s missile threat makes Japan jittery

North Korea’s missile threat makes Japan jittery. North Korea tested a nuclear missile, after which residents of Japan have a climate of fear; they are making nuclear shelters for their safety. These nuclear shelters are also known as Fallout Shelters.As a North Korea is increasing its nuclear power, a Japanese company Ukasa said that people

UN Security Council imposed new restrictions on North Korea

UN Security Council imposed new sanctions on North Korea

The United Nations Security Council has imposed new restrictions on North Korea. China and Russia have also agreed on these new sanctions. The ban on coal, lead and seafood sent to North Korea will be fully banned, as well as a ban on export of textiles from North Korea has been approved.In addition, North Korea

Rupee slides further to 64.24 against USD, down 12 paise

Rupee slides further to 64.24 against USD, down 12 paise

Rupee slides further to 64.24 against USD, down 12 paise. The rupee weakened by 12 paise to 64.22 against the US dollar in early trade at the interbank foreign exchange today on sustained capital outflows. The rupee opened weak at 64.21 a dollar and touched a low of 64.24 a dollar in early session amid

UN Diplomats Call For More Sanctions Against North Korea

UN Diplomats Call For More Sanctions Against North Korea

The members of UN Security Council called for further sanctions against North Korea today after a powerful nuclear test explosion added another layer of urgency for diplomats wrestling with what to do about the North’s persistent weapons programmes. Scheduled after North Korea said it detonated a hydrogen bomb underground yesterday, the emergency session comes six

intercontinental ballistic missile

North Korea to launch another intercontinental ballistic missile

Intercontinental ballistic missile: North Korea is preparing to launch an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) amid international condemnation of Pyongyang’s announcement that it had tested a hydrogen bomb.South Korean military sources have said that there are indications that Kim Joug Un will again test a ballistic missile.Seoul’s defence ministry also measured North Korea’s nuclear test at

North Korea confirms successful hydrogen bomb test

North Korea on Sunday announced that it has successfully conducted a test of a hydrogen bomb that is meant to be loaded into an intercontinental ballistic missile. The news reader of the North Korean Central Television announcer said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered the test, hours after Seoul and Tokyo detected unusual seismic

US, S Korea discuss coordinated response against N Korea: WH

Washington, Sep 2, US S Korea discuss coordinated response against N Korea: WH. The US and South Korea today vowed to strengthen their alliance through defence cooperation to fight the threats posed by North Korea with President Donald Trump giving a “conceptual approval” to sell Seoul American military equipment worth billions of dollars. On Tuesday,

Rupee rebounds 8 paise against dollar in early trade

Rupee rebounds 8 paise against dollar in early trade

Rupee rebounds 8 paise against dollar in early trade on increased selling of the dollar by exporters and banks.Currency traders said weakness in the dollar against major world currencies overseas supported the rupee. A higher opening in the domestic equity market gave the uptrend some momentum, they added.Yesterday, the rupee had declined by 11 paise

Japan imposes sanctions on companies with Pyongyang ties

Japan imposes sanctions on companies with Pyongyang ties

Japan on Friday approved the freezing of assets of additional foreign firms, due to their links with North Korea, which includes adopting new unilateral sanctions. The sanctions affect four Chinese and two Namibian companies, as well as one Chinese and one North Korean national, adding to the measures announced by Japan in July, a government

U.S.-South Korea begin military drills amid North Korea threats

The United States and South Korea kicked off their annual joint military exercises on Monday amid North Korea warning that the drills are “reckless behavior driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war.” Both the United States and South Korea has insisted that the 10-day military drills are defensive in nature, but

Japan preparing for ‘cyberspace war’

Japan preparing for ‘cyberspace war’:North Korea

Japan ‘cyberspace war’. North Korea has accused Japan of building a cyberspace attack force in its military for attacking the computer systems of rival countries, under the pretext of self-defense.The Japanese Defense Ministry is planning to boost the size and capability of its cyber unit under the excuse of self-defense against hackers, according to the

President Moon: No war on Korean Peninsula

South Korean President Moon: No war on Korean Peninsula

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has said there “will be no war on the Korean Peninsula ever again” and added that the United States will not take unilateral action against North Korea. He assured that his government “will block war by all means” and said that only South Korea could give consent to initiate any

If North Korea hits Guam then it's game On: US defence chief

If North Korea hits Guam then it’s game On: US defence chief

If North Korea hits Guam then it’s game On: United States Defence Secretary James Mattis said that the U.S. military would know “within moments” if the North Korean missile launched is heading towards the U.S. territory or not, including Guam. He issued a strong warning to North Korea saying, “If they shoot at the United

India can Resolve the North Korea Issue: US

India can Resolve the North Korea Issue: US. India can play an important role in ending the North Korean crisis. It can help North Korea to resolve the seriousness of the danger caused by its nuclear program, said senior US commander.America’s Pacific Command commander, Admiral Harry Harris, says that India has to decide what kind

North Korea: Nearly 3.5 million volunteers to join People's Army

North Korea: Nearly 3.5 million volunteers to join People’s Army

North Korea: Nearly 3.5 million volunteers to join People’s Army. North Korea said on Saturday that nearly 3.5 million workers, party members and soldiers volunteered to join or rejoin its army to resist new UN sanctions and to fight against the United States in the current geopolitical tension between Pyongyang and Washington.Rodong Sinmun, North Korea’s

Satellite images show North Korea testing submarine missile

North Korea testing submarine missile. Amid escalated threats of likely conflict between the United States and North Korea, the latter is looking to upgrade its sea-based nuclear fleet. As per latest reports, “The recent satellite imagery has revealed that North could be preparing for a submarine-based ballistic missile tests.” Military experts have suggested that, the

US Military ‘locked and loaded’ to face Pyongyang provocation: Trump

US Military locked loaded. United States President Donald Trump issued a warning to North Korea on Friday that the US military is ‘locked and loaded’ to deal with any provocation from Pyongyang. In a recent tweet, Trump wrote, “Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely. Hopefully, Kim