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N.Korea Confirms Test-Firing Another Ballistic Missile
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 reported. Th..
North Korea Confirms Test Firing Ballistic Missile
Pyongyang: North Korea on Monday confirmed the test firing of a medium long-range ballistic missile one day earlier. The official Korean Central News Agency said the test fire of a new gorund-to-ground strategic ballistic missile "Hwasong-12" was successfully carried out on Sunday by scientists a..
CIA Sets Up Centre To Address N.Korea Issues
Washington: The CIA has established a Korea Mission Centre to address "the nuclear and ballistic missile threat posed by" North Korea and its "unpredictable" leader Kim Jong-un, the US agency revealed in a statement. The creation of the centre focusing on specific threats, will allow the Central ..
China Hails Trump’s Offer To Talk With Kim Jong-Un
Beijing: China welcomed the offer made by US President Donald Trump to meet the leader of North Korea "under the right circumstances". In an interview on Monday, Donald Trump expressed his willingness to meet Kim Jong-un sometime in the future although White House press secretary Sean Spicer said..
Kim Jong-Un Is Smart Cookie: Trump
Washington: US President Donald Trump on Sunday said North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is a "smart cookie", but insisted that military option remains on the table in the face of continuing provocations from Pyongyang. "At a very young age, he was able to assume power. A lot of people, I'm sure, tri..
Kim Jong-un Disrespected China with New Launch: Trump
US President Donald Trump said that with the new ballistic missile trial, the North Korean leader has disrespected China, the media reported. "North Korea disrespected the wishes of China and its highly respected President when it launched, though unsuccessfully, a missile today (Friday). Bad!," ..
Malaysians Protest Over Nationals Stranded In Pyongyang
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysians on Friday staged a protest for a peaceful resolution of the ongoing diplomatic row with North Korea over the alleged murder of that country's leader's half-brother. Nine Malaysian nationals, comprising three embassy staff and six family members, remain stranded in Pyongya..
Seoul Examines ‘Death’ Of Kim Jong-un’s hHlf-Brother
Seoul: The South Korean government on Wednesday convened an urgent meeting among its top defence and intelligence officials to discuss the alleged assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother, a media report said. Media reported Kim Jong-nam's death in Malaysia. He is elder to ..
Japan, S.Korea, US Seek UNSC meeting Over Pyongyang
Tokyo: Japan, South Korea and the US on Monday called for an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council (UNSC) following the launch of a mid-range missile carried out by North Korea on Sunday. A spokesperson for Japan's Foreign Ministry confirmed to Efe news the request made by the Japanese admini..
US Urges N Korea to Get Serious
New York: US Secretary of State John Kerry expressed a continued willingness to try to revive dialogue with North Korea if it freezes its atomic and ballistic weapons development programmes. "Serious negotiation about the future could occur if Pyongyang does not engage in any more provocative act..