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Seoul to ‘Flexibly’ Handle Civilian Inter-Korean Exchanges
South Korea plans to resume humanitarian assistance to North Korea and civilian exchanges to an extent that the move would not compromise international sanctions against Pyongyang, a government official said on Monday. The government said that it will sternly respond to North Korea's provocations..
N.Korea Fetes Scientists Behind Latest Missile Launch
North Korea has feted the scientists and technicians behind its latest missile launch with a parade on the streets of Pyongyang, the state news agency reported on Friday. Thousands of citizens gathered on Thursday to cheer on the scientists over the successful launch of Hwasong 12, the medium-ran..
Trump Willing To ‘Make Peace’ With Pyongyang
Seoul: US President Donald Trump is looking forward to working closely with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in and is willing to make peace with North Korea through engagement if the conditions are right, according to a top Seoul envoy. Trump made the remarks on Wednesday during a 15-minute..
N. Korea Defends Latest Missile Launch, Seeks Support
Pyongyang: North Korea has justified its latest long-, medium-range ballistic missile test-firing as "routine work to raise nuclear capability for self-defence", rejecting the UN Security Council's condemnation. "The successful test-fire of Hwasong-12 is of special significance in ensuring peace ..
US Will Tighten Screws On North Korea, Says Haley
Washington: US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, the first Indian-American to hold a cabinet rank, pledged that the US plans to "tighten the screws" on North Korea's nuclear ambitions. "We are going to send a very strong, unified message to North Korea," Haley said on Tuesday. Haley's comments..
North Korea Rejects UNSC Statement On Its Missile Firing
Pyongyang: North Korea on Tuesday rejected a United Nations Security Council press statement issued on Monday condemning its test-firing of a medium long-range ballistic missile. A spokesman of North Korea Foreign Ministry said that Pyongyang "categorically and totally rejects the UNSC's statemen..
EU Condemns North Korea’s Test Launch Of Ballistic Missile
The European Union on Sunday condemned North Korea's latest test launch of a ballistic missile, slamming it, as well as previous launches, as a threat to international peace and security. A spokesperson of the European External Action Service (EEAS), the EU's diplomatic service, noted in a state..
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..
Pyongyang Slams US For Passing New Sanctions
Pyongyang: North Korea on Friday slammed the United States Congress for passing a new law to tighten sanctions against the Pyongyang regime. The Foreign Affairs Committee of the Supreme People's Assembly of North Korea has sent an open letter of protest to the US House of Representatives, strongl..
Pyongyang Unveils Satellite Photos Of Thaad In S.Korea
Seoul: North Korea has unveiled what it claims are satellite images of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system which was deployed by the US military in South Korea, Seoul officials said on Thursday. Pyongyang's state-run Korean Central TV Broadcasting Station aired two pictures sho..