US Senate panel approves North Korea banking sanctions

November 8, 2017 1:22 am
US Senate panel approves North Korea banking sanctions

This undated picture released from North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on November 4, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (center) visiting the March 16 factory at an undisclosed place. (Photo by AFP) The US Senate Banking Committee has unanimously approved new sanctions against North Korea amid […]

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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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The United States quietly pursuing diplomacy with North Korea despite Trump rhetoric: Report

November 1, 2017 10:04 pm
The United States quietly pursuing diplomacy with North Korea despite Trump rhetoric: Report

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo visit the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea, on October 27, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The United States is quietly pursuing direct diplomacy with North Korea despite US President Donald Trump’s public assertion that such talks […]

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