North Korea

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  • Renewed reprisal

    Renewed reprisal

    As critical as the fresh cache of sanctions against the regime of Kim Jong-un has been its timing ~ exactly 24 hours after Donald Trump restored North Korea on the list of “state sponsors of terrorism”. It bears recall that......

    November 23, 2017
  • Trump discusses Syria, North Korea over phone with Putin

    Trump discusses Syria, North Korea over phone with Putin

    US President Donald Trump spoke with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin over the phone for more than an hour about the conflict in Syria, the anti-terrorism fight in Central Asia and the Middle East as well as the nuclear threat......

    November 22, 2017
  • Singapore suspends trade ties with North Korea

    Singapore suspends trade ties with North Korea

    Singapore has suspended all trade ties with North Korea as the UN and the US seek tougher measures against Pyongyang, an official notice said on Friday. Singapore Customs said commercially traded goods from or to North Korea had been banned......

    November 17, 2017
  • Trump's Seoul speech declaration of war: North Korea

    Trump's Seoul speech declaration of war: North Korea

    North Korea on Wednesday called a speech by US President Donald Trump at the South Korean Parliament an "open declaration of war". During his speech last week, Trump, who was here during his 5-nation Asian tour, had criticised the repressive......

    November 15, 2017
  • China to send envoy to North Korea

    China to send envoy to North Korea

    China is sending a senior diplomat to North Korea, the media reported on Wednesday, reopening a channel of dialogue with the isolated regime. The announcement comes a week after US President Donald Trump visited China and asked President Xi Jinping......

    November 15, 2017
  • Key UN committee condemns North Korea for not aiding people

    Key UN committee condemns North Korea for not aiding people

    A key UN committee approved a resolution condemning North Korea for diverting its resources to pursue nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles instead of helping its people, over half of whom need more food and improved medical care. The resolution sponsored......

    November 15, 2017
  • US says North Korean malware lurking in computer networks

    US says North Korean malware lurking in computer networks

    US authorities said malware developed in North Korea is still lurking in many computer networks, giving hackers backdoor access to government, financial, automotive and media organisations. An alert issued by the Department of Homeland Security warned of surreptitious activity by......

    November 15, 2017
  • N Korean soldier shot while defecting to South

    N Korean soldier shot while defecting to South

    A North Korean soldier was shot and wounded on Monday by the country's army as he was defecting to the South through the demilitarised zone, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said. The wounded soldier was taken to a......

    November 13, 2017
  • North Korea slams Trump, says he 'begged for nuclear war'

    North Korea slams Trump, says he 'begged for nuclear war'

    North Korea lashed out at US President Donald Trump again on Saturday, describing him as a "destroyer" who "begged for nuclear war" during his tour of Asia. "His current trip to our surrounding region is a warmonger's visit for confrontation......

    November 12, 2017
  • 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 on Saturday in waters off......

    November 11, 2017
  • Trump lands in China amid tensions with North Korea

    Trump lands in China amid tensions with North Korea

    US President Donald Trump arrived here on Wednesday on a state visit likely to focus heavily on trade and tensions with North Korea. The third leg of the US President's five-nation Asia tour comes after stops in Japan and South......

    November 8, 2017
  • Era of patience over for N Korea, says Trump in Japan

    Era of patience over for N Korea, says Trump in Japan

    US President Donald Trump declared on Monday that the "era of strategic patience is over" when it comes to America's stance towards North Korea and reaffirmed his use of harsh rhetoric at a joint press conference with Japanese Prime Minister......

    November 6, 2017
  • Seoul approves new unilateral sanctions against Pyongyang

    Seoul approves new unilateral sanctions against Pyongyang

    South Korea on Monday announced the imposition of new unilateral sanctions against North Korea in response to its nuclear and missile development programme, ahead of US President Donald Trump arrival in Seoul on Tuesday. The measure bans transactions with 18......

    November 6, 2017