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North Korean TV Says 'Millions Volunteer' to Join the Army

State TV released video of what it says are young people lining up 'to join and rejoin' the army. It said more than four million had volunteered.

North Korea

Women to plead not guilty in high-profile Kim Jong Nam murder trial

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Two women accused of killing the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader at the Kuala Lumpur international airport are expected to plead not guilty when their trial begins at a Malaysian court on Monday.<p>Indonesian Siti Aisyah, 25, and Doan Thi Huong, 28, from …

Confused by Trump, North Korea contacts ex-US officials

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The proverbial game of chicken between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has only escalated in recent months, but amid the public name-calling and threats of annihilation, regime officials have been quietly attempting to set up meetings with Republican …

North Korea

Japan's defence chief warns of possible N.Korea provocation on Oct. 10

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera urged caution on Friday because more provocation was possible from North Korea on Oct. 10, when the start of lower house election campaigns in Japan coincides with one of the North's main anniversaries.<p>Tensions have risen on the Korean …

Chilling graphic shows spread of radioactive cloud if North Korea detonates nuclear bomb over Pacific

A chilling new graphic has revealed the devastating reach of an “atmospheric burst” that could be released from a hypothetical nuclear explosion over the Pacific Ocean.<p>The simulation of a “radio-isotope cloud” spreading for two weeks across the ocean towards Asia and the US was released on the …

North Korea

Keeping up with the Kims: The romances, golf successes, deaths and sacred bloodline of North Korea's secretive ruling family

The Kim dynasty is not your average nuclear family.<p>Shrouded in secrecy and claiming to come from a sacred bloodline, they have ruled North Korea for …

U.S. jets drop live bombs in a new show of force aimed at North Korea

The Pentagon deployed a formation of 14 bombers and fighters over the Korean Peninsula on Sunday that also included South Korean and Japanese aircraft, the latest show of force in response to North Korea’s missile launches and nuclear tests.<p>The warplanes were dispatched after North Korea launched a …

North Korea

Korean peninsula draws range of military drills in show of force against North Korea

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - The U.S. military staged bombing drills with South Korea over the Korean peninsula and Russia and China began naval exercises ahead of a U.N. General Assembly meeting on Tuesday where North Korea's nuclear threat is likely to loom large.<p>The flurry of military drills came …

Global markets edge up ahead of Trump speech, Fed meeting

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets edged up on Monday as investors looked ahead to a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting and U.S. President Donald Trump's speech at the United Nations.<p>KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX rose 0.3 percent to 12,549 and France's CAC 40 gained 0. 2 percent to 5,226. London's FTSE …

Stock Markets

Trump To Host World Leaders In UN To Push For Reform

US President Donald Trump, a critic of the UN, will seek to gather global support for reforming the world body, ahead of his maiden address to the …

Will China do the right thing about North Korea?

China’s master strategists are making sure the latest United Nations sanctions cannot extinguish the menace that North Korea poses to world …

North Korea

War With North Korea Starts to Look Inevitable

Pyongyang’s and Washington’s miscalculation and misconception could lead to the worst outcomes.<p>“We have pretty much exhausted all the things that we …

North Korea

North Korea secretly building nuclear submarine: Report

North Korea’s military is clandestinely building a nuclear-powered submarine, according to a Japanese newspaper report, the latest provocation by …

North Korea

North Korea fuel prices soar after U.N. sanctions capping supply

(Reuters) - Gasoline and diesel prices rose sharply in North Korea after its sixth nuclear test and as the U.N. Security Council imposed new sanctions capping fuel supply, market data analyzed by Reuters on Monday showed.<p>The Security Council unanimously passed a resolution on Sept. 11 banning …

North Korea

8 Sneaky Ways North Korea Beats United Nations Sanctions

The United Nations recently passed its strongest sanctions yet against North Korea following its sixth nuclear test. But critics have expressed …

Trump tweets about North Korea's 'Rocket Man,' dings Hillary Clinton again

President Donald Trump began Sunday with a stream of tweets taking a dig at North Korea's leader, referring to him as "Rocket Man"; soaking up the praise of his supporters; correcting a typo from Saturday night; and targeting two of his favorite foils: former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and …

Donald Trump

‘North Korea will be destroyed’

September 18, 2017 1:46PM<p>THE United States has exhausted all its options for dealing with North Korea through the United Nations and may have to take …

Trump crosses yet another line on Twitter days before U.N. address

President Trump has defied political conventions, challenged norms and upended traditions since he first rode down a gilded escalator at Trump Tower in mid-2015 and launched his improbable march to the<p>White House.<p>On Sunday, he crossed another line: retweeting a doctored video from someone …

Donald Trump

North Korea tensions: All the latest updates

North Korea

USA vs North Korea: This is the US military arsenal poised to WIPE OUT Kim’s threat

The US President has travelled to the region for a 12-day tour and North Korea is expected to be high on his agenda for meetings with South Korea's …

North Korea Launches Another Missile Over Japan, South Korea Issues Strong Response

North Korea launched another ballistic missile Friday over Japan capable of reaching the U.S. territory of Guam.<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong-un …

Geheimakte Kim Jong Un - Nordkoreas rätselhafter Führer

Kim wurde in der Schweiz ausgebildet, ging auf eine öffentliche Schule, soll ein fleißiger und ehrgeiziger Schüler gewesen sein, der viel Spaß am …

Sirens sound in Japan after second missile threat

Emergency sirens and announcements blared out in Japan after North Korea fired a ballistic missile over the country for the second time in less than a month.

North Korea

After Latest Missile Launch, Tillerson Calls North Korea a ‘Global Threat’

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the increasingly isolated regime of North Korea “requires a global response from all nations.”

North Korea

Latest North Korea missile launch suggests Guam is within reach

On Friday morning, a North Korean ballistic missile flew over the Japanese island of Hokkaido and into the Pacific Ocean. This was the second time in less than three weeks that a missile has flown over Japan; worryingly, it came just a day after Pyongyang said that Japan “should be sunken into the …

North Korea

How Russia Sees A Nuclear North Korea

Seoul-based Korea expert Andrei Lankov tells NPR's Rachel Martin why Russia fears an unstable North Korea more than it fears a nuclear North Korea.<p>Transcript<p>MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST:<p>As President Trump spends his day at the United Nations General Assembly, one topic that promises to dominate …

North Korea

Sirens sound as North Korea again sends a missile over Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Warning sirens blared in northern Japan on Friday when North Korea launched a missile and again when it passed over the Japanese island of Hokkaido as residents were just starting their day.<p>Community loudspeakers instructed people to get inside any building and go to the basement. TV …

North Korea

$8 Million to Aid Poor North Koreans? South Korea and Japan Disagree

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea and Japan, the United States’ two main East Asian allies, differed on Friday over providing humanitarian aid to North Korea’s malnourished children and pregnant women, hours after that country launched a ballistic missile over Japan.<p>President Moon Jae-in of South …

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