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With China’s backing, UNSC tightens economic chokehold on N.Korea

With China’s backing, UNSC tightens economic chokehold on N.Korea

🕔09:59, 23.Dec 2017

United Nations, Dec 23  With unprecedented Chinese backing, the Security Council tightened the economic chokehold on North Korea by unanimously voting on Friday to impose the strictest sanctions on North Korea aiming to cut off most fuel supplies and ban

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Russian defence delegation visits N. Korea

Russian defence delegation visits N. Korea

🕔10:30, 13.Dec 2017

Pyongyang, Dec 13  A delegation of the Russian Defence Ministry is visiting North Korea amid efforts “to revise the policy of mutual threat and intimidation”, media reports said. The delegation led by Victor Kalganov, vice director of the Russian National

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UN political chief concludes visit to N. Korea

UN political chief concludes visit to N. Korea

🕔13:28, 9.Dec 2017

Pyongyang, Dec 9  The UN Undersecretary General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, on Saturday concluded his five-day visit to North Korea, during which both parties agreed to remain in regular contact. Feltman arrived in Pyongyang on Tuesday, and during his

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N.Korea says new missile can re-enter atmosphere

N.Korea says new missile can re-enter atmosphere

🕔09:16, 30.Nov 2017

Pyongyang, Nov 30  North Korea has said the missile it tested on Wednesday held a warhead capable of re-entering the Earth’s atmosphere. The claim was not proven and experts have cast doubt on the country’s ability to master such technology,

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Pyongyang condemns US bomber flights near Korean peninsula

Pyongyang condemns US bomber flights near Korean peninsula

🕔12:19, 3.Nov 2017

Pyongyang/Washington, Nov 3  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. US Air Force B-1 bombers, accompanied by fighter

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N.Korea to launch more satellites despite international pressure

N.Korea to launch more satellites despite international pressure

🕔11:03, 30.Oct 2017

Pyongyang, Oct 30  North Korea on Monday said that it would launch more satellites to boost its economy, despite international opposition, citing its right as a sovereign nation to develop a space programme. The North Korean regime said that “it

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Trump, top defence officials discuss options on N.Korea

Trump, top defence officials discuss options on N.Korea

🕔10:30, 11.Oct 2017

Washington, Oct 11  The White House has said US military leaders had briefed President Donald Trump on options regarding North Korea nuclear issue. US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford on

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North Korean launches missile over Japan

North Korean launches missile over Japan

🕔09:13, 15.Sep 2017

Seoul, Sep 15 (IANS) North Korea on Friday launched a missile that flew over northern Japan before plunging into the Pacific Ocean, the South Korean military said. The still-unidentified missile was launched around 6.30 a.m. (local time) from east of Pyongyang,

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N.Korea confirms test-firing another ballistic missile

N.Korea confirms test-firing another ballistic missile

🕔08:47, 22.May 2017

Pyongyang, May 22  The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Monday confirmed it test-fired another medium-range ballistic missile. DPRK’s top leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test-fire of a ground-to-ground medium-to-long range strategic ballistic missile “Pukguksong-2” OB Sunday, Xinhua

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N.Korea temporarily bans exit of Malaysians

N.Korea temporarily bans exit of Malaysians

🕔10:31, 7.Mar 2017

Pyongyang, March 7  North Korea on Tuesday issued a temporary ban on all Malaysians from leaving country in the wake of an increasingly heated diplomatic row over the murder of Pyongyang leader’s half brother in Kuala Lumpur, a media report

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North Korea fires 4 ballistic missiles

North Korea fires 4 ballistic missiles

🕔11:48, 6.Mar 2017

Seoul, March 6  North Korea test-fired four ballistic missiles towards the Sea of Japan on Monday, in what Japan’s leader described as “an extremely dangerous action”, the media reported. Military in South Korea, Japan and the US all confirmed the

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North Korea conducts new ballistic missiles test

North Korea conducts new ballistic missiles test

🕔11:10, 18.Mar 2016

Seoul, March 18  North Korea on Friday launched a new ballistic missile which flew some 800 km before falling into the sea, followed by another missile which may have exploded mid-air, South Korean military officials said.The North Korean People’s Army

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North Korea successfully tests hydrogen bomb

North Korea successfully tests hydrogen bomb

🕔10:02, 6.Jan 2016

Seoul, Jan 6  North Korea on Wednesday announced that it has successfully conducted a hydrogen bomb test, hours after what seems to be an artificial earthquake was detected close to the nuclear test site.In a “special” announcement, North Korea said

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South Korea calls for dialogue with North without preconditions

South Korea calls for dialogue with North without preconditions

🕔10:47, 16.Jun 2015

Seoul, June 16 South Korea on Monday called for the North Korea to return to the dialogue table without any preconditions in response to the Pyongyang’s request to form an atmosphere conducive to improving inter-Korean relations. Seoul’s unification ministry said

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North Korea test-fires strategic ballistic missile

North Korea test-fires strategic ballistic missile

🕔10:54, 9.May 2015

Pyongyang, May 9  North Korea has successfully test-fired a strategic ballistic missile from an underwater submarine, a media report said on Saturday. North Korea leader Kim Jong Un issued an order to begin the test-firing and watched the test, Xinhua

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Japan extends unilateral sanctions against North Korea

Japan extends unilateral sanctions against North Korea

🕔11:25, 31.Mar 2015

Tokyo, March 31  Japanese authorities on Tuesday approved a two year extension of its unilateral sanctions imposed against North Korea. The decision showed that Japan sees no tangible progress in North Korea’s investigation into the abduction of Japanese nationals in

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US imposes new sanctions on North Korea

US imposes new sanctions on North Korea

🕔11:51, 3.Jan 2015

Washington, Jan 3  US President Barack Obama authorised the imposition of new sanctions on North Korea, as the “first aspect” of America’s response to the “destructive and coercive” cyber attack against Sony. The new sanctions will affect three North Korean

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North Korea calls for improving ties with Seoul

North Korea calls for improving ties with Seoul

🕔12:26, 7.Jul 2014

Pyongyang, July 7  North Korea has called for ending confrontation on the Korean Peninsula and improving north-south ties, the official KCNA news agency reported Monday. North Korea made a four-point proposal clarifying its principles and stances on easing tensions on

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