Beijing urges restraint as Tokyo plans to shoot down North Korean missiles

November 6, 2017 12:38 am
Beijing urges restraint as Tokyo plans to shoot down North Korean missiles

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying China has called on Japan and the United States to exercise restraint over the tension on the Korean Peninsula after Tokyo warned of shooting down North Korean missiles if necessary. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying warned on Monday that the “situation on the […]

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‘Brutal’ US-led UN sanctions constitute ‘genocide, rights violations:’ North Korea

November 4, 2017 9:55 am
‘Brutal’ US-led UN sanctions constitute ‘genocide, rights violations:’ North Korea

Members of the UN Security Council vote at a UN Security Council meeting over North Korea’s new sanctions on September 11, 2017 at the UN Headquarters in New York. (Photo by AFP) North Korea has slammed the “brutal” US-backed sanctions imposed by the UN on the country over its military […]

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North Korea rejects report on ‘cave-in, deaths’ at nuclear test site

November 3, 2017 10:01 pm
North Korea rejects report on ‘cave-in, deaths’ at nuclear test site

This satellite image shows Mt. Mantap, in northeastern North Korea. (File) North Korea has dismissed a report by Japanese media that claimed more than 200 people had lost their lives during a cave-in at a North Korean nuclear test site in early September. Japanese television network Asahi had reported on […]

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North Korea says US bombers staged strike drill over Korean Peninsula

November 2, 2017 10:42 pm
North Korea says US bombers staged strike drill over Korean Peninsula

In this US Air Force image obtained from the US Defense Department, a US Air Force B-1B Lancer takes off from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, on October 10, 2017. North Korea says the US has flown heavy strategic bombers over the Korean Peninsula and carried out bombing drills simulating […]

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South Korea will not develop or own nukes: South Korean President Moon Jae-in

November 1, 2017 5:04 pm
South Korea will not develop or own nukes: South Korean President Moon Jae-in

South Korean President Moon Jae-in addresses the parliament in Seoul, November 1, 2017. (Photo by AFP) South Korea’s president says his country will never “develop or own” atomic weapons but will also never recognize North Korea as a nuclear state. “A push by North Korea to become a nuclear state cannot […]

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200 people feared dead in tunnel collapse at North Korea nuclear test site: Report

October 31, 2017 8:06 pm
200 people feared dead in tunnel collapse at North Korea nuclear test site: Report

These before-and-after images courtesy of Planet show the Punggye-ri test site, where on September 3, 2017 North Korea claimed to have conducted the underground explosion of a hydrogen bomb. (Via AFP) More than 200 people are feared to have lost their lives after a tunnel collapsed at North Korea’s nuclear […]

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