North Korea

Researchers have found an unexpected axis of North Korea’s cyber activity: India

India and a handful of other countries are unwittingly aiding North Korea as it carries out cyberattacks against its enemies.<p>The New York Times last week reported (paywall) how Kim Jong-un’s regime has ramped up its cyberwarfare capabilities, creating an army of 6,000 hackers to obtain military …

ISRO

North Korea's nuclear threat now at 'critical and imminent level', says Japan

The threat from North Korea’s developing nuclear and conventional weapons programme has reached a “critical and imminent level”, Japan’s defence …

Itsunori Onodera

North Korean EMP Attack Would Cause Mass U.S. Starvation, Says Congressional Report

A new congressional report contends that a North Korean electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack on the U.S. would ultimately wipe out 90 percent of the population.<p>To date, most discussion concerning the North Korean threat has been on whether the rogue state can accurately hit U.S. cities with its …

U.S. Air Force

BREAKING: China Warns North Korea, 'Another Missile Test Will Mean WAR'

Since the Korean War in the 1950s, China has always been perceived as the protector of North Korea. In any concern about acting on North Korea, one …

China

South Korea PM says Olympics will be success despite tensions

(Reuters) - South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon said tensions with North Korea will not prevent the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang from being as successful as other global sporting events held in the country.<p>South Korea staged the 1988 Olympics and co-hosted the 2002 soccer World Cup with …

Kim Jong-un

World War 3: N. Korea Is ‘Mass Producing Biological Weapons’ To Unleash Anthrax, Smallpox, Plague Against U.S.

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un is believed to be secretly “mass producing biological weapons” in preparation for war against the U.S. North Korean …

U.S. Navy

N. Korea seen suffering post-test trouble in Punggye-ri site: source

By Lee Chi-dong<p>CLARK, Philippines, Oct. 23 (Yonhap) -- Even if North Korea wants to conduct another nuclear test, it may be facing a big hurdle to …

Nuclear

North Korea sends unprecedented open letter to West urging 'sharp vigilance' against Donald Trump

North Korea has sent an unprecedented open letter to the West, urging “sharp vigilance” against the “heinous and reckless” administration of Donald …

Nuclear

North Korea calls Donald Trump a 'lunatic' after he puts nuke bomber on 24/7 standby

NORTH Korea has called Donald Trump a "hooligan" and a "lunatic" after the US reportedly put its nuclear bombers back on 24-hour alert for the first …

Nuclear

America ‘prepares to put nuclear bombers on 24-hour alert as tensions rise’

America could be about to put its nuclear-armed bomber force on 24-hour alert – something not seen since the end of the Cold War in 1991.<p>How to live …

War

NK official reiterates that Six Party Talks are “no longer valid”

Choi Son-hui was speaking at the 2017 Nonproliferation Conference in Moscow<p>North Korean Foreign Ministry North America bureau chief Choe Son-hui declared in an Oct. 21 visit to Russia that the Six-Party Talks framework to address its nuclear program “is, as we have stated numerous times, no longer …

Why Trump's Korean war talk should be taken seriously

<b>(CNN) —</b> Washington elites have long regarded war with North Korea as all but unthinkable. Yet, obscured by the wild twists and daily cacophony of the Trump presidency, the conventional wisdom is changing.<p>While President Donald Trump rattles sabers on Twitter and slams "Rocket Man" Kim Jong Un, …

Politics

North Korea fears Japan "invasion" after Shinzo Abe's victory

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has upped his rhetoric against North Korea following a landslide victory in Sunday’s snap election, worrying …

Liberal Democratic Party

No plans for Trump to visit DMZ, White House official says

President Donald Trump has no current plans to visit the demilitarized zone between North Korea and South Korea during his trip to Asia next month, a White House official said Monday.<p>Instead, Trump is slated to speak with U.S. troops at Camp Humphreys, which is located south of Seoul, the official …

The White House

Mattis in Philippines, North Korea on agenda

FOX NEWS FIRST: Obama-era Russian uranium deal investigation widens; B-52 bombers on alert on North Korea

<b>TOP OF THE MORNING</b><p>Welcome to Fox News First. Not signed up yet? Click here.<p>Developing now, Monday, Oct. 23, 2017:<p><b>Obama-era Russia uranium deal investigation widens</b>• <b><br>Trump warns House Republicans of midterm trouble if they don't pass tax reform</b>• <b><br>Bernie Sanders seeking Senate reelection as independent,</b> …

News (U.S.)

Who killed Kim Jong Un's half brother? Here's what we know

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Eight months after the audacious assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother, a Malaysian court is trying to unweave a complicated web of deception, political intrigue and cold-blooded brutality — a scheme allegedly cooked up by a network …

World News

Scarborough Warns Trump May Use War To Impose Domestic Will

In a discussion about the seeming inevitability of a war with North Korea, Joe Scarborough raised a different point: That Trump is so "contemptuous" …

Liberal View

Here's What Street Style Looks Like In North Korea

Pyongyang Fashion Week... coming soon<p>Think of North Korean style and, inevitably, images of Kim Jong-un's disconcertingly sharp fades and menacingly …

Boris Johnson refuses to rule out 'pre-emptive strike' on North Korea: 'Military option must remain on the table'

Boris Johnson has said that the option of military action against North Korea "must theoretically remain on the table" in discussions about the …

Boris Johnson

China defends its trade with North Korea as permitted by UN

BEIJING — China on Monday defended its growing trade with North Korea as permitted by U.N. Security Council sanctions that say they should avoid …

Canadian News

Three reasons you should be worried about North Korea — and one reason you shouldn't

North Korea has sent an open letter to a number of parliaments, including Australia's, to announce itself as a fully fledged nuclear power, and say …

Australian News

Talk to Kim Jong-un or face a North Korean "nuclear winter", says Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson will say diplomacy and dialogue are the key to solving the North Korea crisis and averting a “nuclear winter”.<p>Tensions are running high …

Kim Jong-un

Sanders to run as an independent in 2018

Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersChris Murphy’s profile rises with gun tragedies Clip shows Larry David and Bernie Sanders reacting after …

Bernie Sanders

Trump hints at a push for tougher NK sanctions during Asia trip

The US president will visit South Korea, China, and Japan in early next month<p>As he prepares for his trip to South Korea, China and Japan in early November, US President Donald Trump hinted that he will pressure China to further increase the intensity of sanctions against North Korea after the …

Donald Trump

Mattis tries to unite fragmented Asean against China

US defence secretary Jim Mattis will try to unite Southeast Asian countries against China during a meeting of defence ministers in the Philippines on …

South China Sea

Why McMaster's North Korea remarks are important

U.S. national security advisor HR McMaster spoke last week about the possibility of a war with North Korea, saying that 'accept and deter is …

World News

U.S. missile defense shield THAAD ready for North Korea

South Korea now has a fully operational American-made missile defense system that will enable the country to bring down a North Korean rocket.<p>U.S. …

South Korea

5 key takeaways from Trump’s interview with Maria Bartiromo

President Donald Trump appeared on Fox News Sunday in a wide-ranging interview discussing everything from tax reform to his Twitter habits.<p>Speaking …

Donald Trump

BLACKROCK: 10 geopolitical risks we’re watching

• <b>Markets are calm, but there are many geopolitical risks simmering.</b>• <b><br>BlackRock is watching three in particular: the North American trade neogtiations, North Korea, and the deteriorating US-China relations.</b>• <b><br>Most geopolitical shocks have short-lived market impacts, except in regions directly …

Economy