Recent News Headlines : Pyongyang - North Korea

ESTIMATES OF NORTH KOREA'S NUCLEAR WEAPONS HARD TO NAIL DOWN


WASHINGTON AP -- The U.S. intelligence agencies' assessments of the size of North Korea's nuclear arsenal have a wide gap between high and low estimates... READ MORE

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NORTH KOREA: TILLERSON REJECTS BANNON CLAIM THAT MILITARY STRIKE IS OFF TABLE


In an interview with The American Prospect published on Wednesday, Bannon said of North Korea's nuclear threats There is no military solution, forget it... READ MORE

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NORTH KOREA 'FAILS' SOUTH'S MOON AFTER 100 DAYS


Pyongyang's state media denounces South Korean president's 'hypocrisy' over sanctions after first 100 days in office... READ MORE

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COULD PYONGYANG'S NUKE MISSILE PROGRAM GET 3D PRINTERS?


Export control dilemma Can anything be done to stop North Korea and other bad actors from acquiring 3D printing tech?... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 163

JOINT EXERCISES COULD SEND KOREA TENSIONS SOARING AGAIN


But Pyongyang views it as a highly provocative rehearsal for an invasion of its own territory, and threatens strong military counteraction each year... READ MORE

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JOINT EXERCISES COULD SEND KOREA TENSIONS SOARING AGAIN


But Pyongyang views it as a highly provocative rehearsal for an invasion of its own territory, and threatens strong military counteraction each year... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 7

COULD TRUMP'S BLUNDERING LEAD TO WAR BETWEEN CHINA AND JAPAN?


Since the 1950s, Japan, and then South Korea, Taiwan and China, have been able to put bitter political and historical enmities aside to pursue economic growth... READ MORE

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DRILLS WITH SOUTH KOREA ARE NOT UP FOR NEGOTIATION


He said US President Donald Trump had assured South Korea he would consult with them before making any military decisions on North Korea... READ MORE

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MATTIS AND TILLERSON MOVE TO CLARIFY ADMINISTRATION POLICY ON NORTH KOREA


Mattis and Tillerson move to clarify administration policy on North Korea... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 102

NORTH KOREA WARNS IT WON'T NEGOTIATE NUKES IF US IS HOSTILE


The transcript was sent to The Associated Press on Thursday by North Korea's U.N... READ MORE

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THERE WILL BE NO WAR ON KOREAN PENINSULA


I would like to warn North Korea to end its dangerous gamble... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 0

WAR WOULD BE HORRIFIC, US GENERAL SAYS


A military response to North Korea would be horrific but remains an option, the top military adviser to US President Donald Trump says... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 308

BANNON CALLS WHITE NATIONALISTS 'LOSERS' AND SAYS U.S. IS AT 'ECONOMIC WAR WITH CHINA'


We're at economic war with China, Steve Bannon told U.S. news site prospect.org in an interview published in Wednesday... READ MORE

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JOSEPH DUNFORD SAYS WAR WOULD BE HORRIFIC


Joseph Dunford War with North Korea horrific but nukes unimaginable South Korean President Moon Jae-in said there would be no second war on the Korean Peninsula... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 1083

ROK PRESIDENT URGES RESUMPTION OF DIALOGUE WITH DPRK


More efforts and time would be needed to re-open that dialogue by ending the halt of inter-Korean talks in the past 10 years, Moon said... READ MORE

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SOUTH KOREA SAYS TRUMP WILL SEEK ITS CONSENT FOR ANY STRIKE ON NORTH


Assuring his people there will be no war, President Moon Jae-in said that the United States had promised to consult with South Korea before acting... READ MORE

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SOUTH KOREA PRESIDENT MOON JAE-IN: NO WAR IN KOREAN PENINSULA


South Korea president open to sending special envoy to North Korea... READ MORE

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THERE WILL BE NO WAR ON KOREAN PENINSULA


No one can make a decision on military action on the Korean peninsula without our agreement, he said... READ MORE

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TENSIONS EASE ON PENINSULA, MINISTRY SAYS


In Beijing, Foreign Minister Wang Yi also had two phone calls on Tuesday with his counterparts from Russia and Germany... READ MORE

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TIME TO 'DIAL DOWN RHETORIC' ON NORTH KOREA


Kim Jong-un of North Korea made a very wise and well reasoned decision... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 653

PENCE DUCKS QUESTIONS ON TRUMP'S CHARLOTTESVILLE COMMENTS BUT HITS 'DANGEROUS FRINGE GROUPS'


Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday skirted questions about comments by President Donald Trump voicing sympathy for Charlottesville protesters, but says... READ MORE

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DONALD TRUMP PRAISES NORTH KOREA'S KIM JONG-UN FOR 'WISE' DECISION ON GUAM


But North Korean media reported on Tuesday that Kim had delayed the decision while he waited to see what the United States did next... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 244

CHINA URGES US, NORTH KOREA TO 'HIT THE BRAKES' ON THREATENING EACH OTHER


The ministry quoted Lavrov as saying tensions could rise again with the US and South Korea set to launch large-scale military exercises on August 21... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 1

TRUMP HAILS PYONGYANG PULLBACK BUT GUAM REMAINS NERVOUS


General Dunford is here not to push military plans... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 65

DRAWN TO NORTH KOREA'S CULTURE, JAPANESE INTERNET STAR LOOKS BEYOND THE SABER-RATTLING


What makes them different, however, is that they are aware of the simplest truth There is more to North Korea than Kim's saber-rattling... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 537

NORTH KOREA DELAYS GUAM MISSILE FIRING; U.S. SAYS DIALOGUE UP TO KIM JONG UN


Pyongyang has used detainees to extract concessions, including high-profile visitors from the United States, which has no formal diplomatic relations with North Korea... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 4

CHINA TELLS US, NORTH KOREA TO 'HIT BREAKS' ON THREATS


China wants US to halt military exercises on the Korean peninsula in exchange for North Korea suspending nuclear tests... READ MORE

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AUSTRALIA TO JOIN US-KOREAN WAR GAMES AMID NORTH KOREA MISSILE THREATS


North Korea Australian Defence Force to join US-Korean war games amid growing military tensions... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 636

CHINA TELLS US AND NORTH KOREA TO COOL IT


The annual 10-day military drills antagonizes North Korea, as Pyongyang believes they are preparations for an invasion... READ MORE

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TAMING NORTH KOREA MAY FALL TO SEOUL, TOKYO TAG TEAM


Much is said about Xi Jinping's failure to 'rein in' North Korea's Kim Jong-un... READ MORE

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Trending News Headlines : Pyongyang

BEIJING WARNS PYONGYANG YOURE ON YOUR OWN IF YOU GO AFTER THE UNITED STATES


China was not the only country considering its treaty obligations if the U.S.-North Korean rhetoric escalates to war... READ MORE

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NORTH KOREAS MISSILE SUCCESS IS LINKED TO UKRAINIAN PLANT, INVESTIGATORS SAY


North Koreas Missile Success Is Said to Be Linked to Ukraine... READ MORE

14th August, 2017 21816

NORTH KOREA LEADER BRIEFED ON GUAM MISSILE TEST PLANS


Dunford is visiting South Korea, Japan and China this week... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 9704

TRUMP WARNS N KOREA THAT US MILITARY IS 'LOCKED AND LOADED'


Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely... READ MORE

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NORTH KOREA SAYS 3.5MN VOLUNTEERS 'READY TO RETALIATE AGAINST US'


Pyongyang recently said it was working on a plan to launch a medium-range ballistic missile near the US territory of Guam, some 3,200km from North Korea... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 8854

SOUTH KOREA BLUNTLY WARNS US AGAINST UNILATERAL ATTACK


Analysts expect North Korea to conduct more missile tests after the United States and South Korea begin annual joint military exercises on Monday... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 7072

NORTH KOREA RELEASES IMPRISONED CANADIAN PASTOR


KCNA, North Korea's official news agency, said on Wednesday that Hyeon Soo Lim had been released on sick bail... from the humanitarian viewpoint... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 6418

CHINA URGES TRUMP TO TONE DOWN NORTH KOREA RHETORIC


INFOGRAPHIC North Korea explained in graphics Guam's Office of Civil Defence began disseminating fact sheets on Friday... READ MORE

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DID MEDIA MISS REAL STORY IN NORTH KOREA'S WAR OF WORDS?


The media cherry-picked a part of what the North Koreans were saying in order to write a sensational story, the 38 North column said... READ MORE

14th August, 2017 4895

CHINESE PRESIDENT SPEAKS WITH TRUMP AND URGES CALM OVER NORTH KOREA


And it was reported on Friday that the Trump administration had reopened a channel of communication between US and North Korean diplomats at the UN... READ MORE

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N KOREA LEADER 'BRIEFED' ON GUAM PLAN BUT OPTS TO WAIT


According to international law, and the military agreement between South Korea and the US, it does not... READ MORE

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U.S. ARSENAL 'LOCKED AND LOADED,' TRUMP WARNS NORTH KOREA


Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely... READ MORE

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CHINESE PRESIDENT WARNS TRUMP TO TONE DOWN LANGUAGE AFTER 'FIRE AND FURY' THREATS TO NORTH KOREA


Xi Jinping tells Trump to calm down over North Korea... READ MORE

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NORTH KOREA FACTORIES HUMMING WITH 'MADE IN CHINA' CLOTHES, TRADERS SAY


It's a hassle to hire North Korean workers though, the Korean-Chinese businesswoman from Dalian said... READ MORE

13th August, 2017 3322

AMERICA IS PREPARING MILITARY OPTIONS IN CASE SANCTIONS FAIL, SAYS MOST SENIOR US GENERAL


North Korea America is preparing military options in case sanctions fail, says most senior US general... READ MORE

14th August, 2017 2567

KIM JONG UN AWAITS NEXT MOVE BY 'STUPID YANKEES'


According to South Korea and Japan's officials, North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile off its east coast early Aug 3, 2016... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 1959

NUCLEAR WAR WITH NORTH KOREA NOT LOOMING, U.S. OFFICIALS SAY


Just days ago, Trump said military options against North Korea were locked and loaded... READ MORE

14th August, 2017 1750

US MUST NOT LINK TRADE WITH DPRK ISSUE


McMaster said China's help was vital to resolving the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue and the United States was not looking for a trade conflict... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 1704

TRUMP REMINDED THREATS WORK DIFFERENTLY IN DIPLOMACY THAN IN REAL ESTATE


When you're president of the United States, where does your allegiance lie? Iran poses a different issue... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 1622

SHOW RESTRAINT ON N. KOREA, CRISIS MUST HAVE PEACEFUL RESOLUTION


If North Korea launches missiles that threaten US soil first and the US retaliates, China will stay neutral, the Global Times wrote... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 1604

NORTH KOREA PLANS MID-AUGUST GUAM STRIKE, CALLS DONALD TRUMP'S 'FIRE AND FURY' WARNING 'LOAD OF NONSENSE'


North Korea says it is working on plans for a mid-August missile strike near the US Pacific territory of Guam... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 1554

CHINA BANS NORTH KOREA IRON, LEAD, COAL IMPORTS AS PART OF U.N. SANCTIONS


Notably, China's coal imports from North Korea dropped precipitously, with only 2.7 million tons being shipped in the first half of 2017, down 75 percent from 2016... READ MORE

14th August, 2017 1510

TRUMP'S TWEETS ASIDE, HERE'S WHAT TO WATCH ON NORTH KOREA CRISIS


Trump himself has sent some conflicting signals about what would trigger a U.S. military response... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 1466

GUAM, JAPAN PREPARE DEFENSE AGAINST THREAT FROM NORTH KOREA


Calvo said Guam is relying on the United States and its allies to thwart North Korea... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 1422

MOON VENTS KOREA FRUSTRATION BY ASSERTING RIGHT TO VETO U.S.


South Korean President Moon Jae-in has signaled his country will no longer stay quiet as tensions escalate between the U.S. and North Korea... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 1379

KIM JONG-UN SEES NUCLEAR WEAPONS AS A MATTER OF SURVIVAL FOR HIS REGIME


The possession of powerful weapons gives North Koreans bragging rights that can engender nationalist pride... READ MORE

13th August, 2017 1356

US ALLIES, ADVERSARIES URGE CAUTION ON NORTH KOREA


Among the United States' allies, Australia was perhaps the most decisive in denouncing North Korea's weapons program... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 1282

U.S. GENERAL AND SOUTH KOREAN LEADER PUSH FOR DIPLOMACY ON NORTH KOREA


In Beijing, General Dunford is expected to emphasize that Washington plans to complete the deployment of a missile defense system known as Thaad in South Korea... READ MORE

14th August, 2017 1131

PASTOR FREED FROM NORTH KOREA ARRIVES BACK IN CANADA


Hyeon Soo Lim was sentenced to life of hard labour in 2015 for trying to use religion to destroy the North Korea system... READ MORE

13th August, 2017 1030

ODDS OF A NORTH KOREA NUCLEAR 'NIGHTMARE' ARE SLIM, BUT HERE'S WHAT TO WATCH FOR


The U.S. has reportedly continued to use a secret back-channel communication line with North Korea... READ MORE

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