UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urges talks on Pyongyang nuclear crisis after thaw in Korea ties

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres speaks at a press conference during the 30th annual African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on January 28, 2018. (AFP photo) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has underlined the necessity for key players to hold “serious” talks on North Korea’s nuclear crisis following a thaw in relations between the […]

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The United States imposes new sanctions against North Korea, Chinese firms aiding Pyongyang

The United States has tightened its economic crackdown on North Korea over its nuclear arms program, imposing sanctions on people, firms and ships it accused for aiding Pyongyang develop weapons of mass destruction. (File Photo) The United States has imposed new sanctions on North Korea and Chinese firms and individuals that support Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program. The […]

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US President Donald Trump’s blacklisting of North Korea justifies need for nukes: Pyongyang

North Korea leader Kim Jong-un (Photo by AFP) North Korea has denounced US President Donald Trump’s decision to re-designate it as a so-called state sponsor of terror, saying the move amounts to a “serious provocation” that justifies Pyongyang’s development of nuclear weapons. The country’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said Wednesday that the North […]

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North Korea emphasized nuclear weapons ‘matter of life and death’ for Pyongyang

This undated photo released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on July 6, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, 2nd right, inspecting the assembly work of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which was launched on July 4, 2017. (Photo by AFP) North Korea has emphasized the “life and death” importance of its defensive nuclear prowess […]

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The United States will certainly not strike North Korea for Pyongyang is armed with nuclear bombs: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks at a meeting of the UN Security Council on peacekeeping operations, during the 72nd session of the General Assembly in New York, September 20, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russia’s foreign minister says the United States will not conduct a strike on North Korea because the Americans know for certain that […]

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