Russia blocks Security Council response to North Korea's failed missile test - Nikkei Asian Review

UNITED NATIONS -- A U.N. Security Council statement condemning North Korea's latest attempted missile launch was obstructed Wednesday following Russian objections to its tough stance. The statement would have demanded an immediate end to ...

Why North Korea may be a threat to itself - Yahoo News

As the Trump administration continues to rattle a saber at North Korea, it should take note of a new survey by two economists at South Korea's central bank. In interviews with hundreds of recent North Korean refugees, they found the United States has ...

North Korea risk too high for military option: Robert Litwak - USA TODAY

North Korea's impressive parade of nuclear-capable ballistic missiles last weekend occurred as the Trump administration asserted it was not ruling out any option to address this rising threat. With echoes of Cuba in October 1962, this slow-motion ...

UN Sanctions on North Korea Currently in Force - Tasnim News Agency (press release)

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The United Nations Security Council has issued a wide range of sanctions against North Korea, including entities and individuals in the country, for pursuing nuclear and ballistic missile programs in defiance of UN resolutions. The ...

China's Top Korean War Historian: "China and North Korea are no longer brothers in arms" - The National Interest Online (blog)

China's top Korean War historian provided an unexpected take on the current crisis on the Korean Peninsula and China's relationship with North and South Korea. “We must see clearly that China and North Korea are no longer brothers in arms,” Shen Zhihua ...

Elizabeth Warren Compares Trump to Kim Jong-Un - The Libertarian Republic

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) appeared on ABC's “The View” to tout her new book, and during the interview compared President Donald Trump to North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. Whoopi Goldberg, a host of the show, asked Warren to explain what is ...

North Korea propaganda video shows U.S. being destroyed - TheNewsGuru

A North Korean video shows a simulated missile strike on the U.S., completely engulfing the target in flames. The video was played during a musical tribute to the late Kim Il Sung. “North Korea marked the birthday of leader Kim Jong Un's grandfather ...

France says pressure needed to stop North Korea crossing next nuclear hurdle - Yahoo Singapore News

France's Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault arrives to attend a bilateral meeting during a G7 for foreign ministers in Lucca, Italy April 10, 2017. REUTERS/Max Rossi. More. PARIS (Reuters) - France said on Wednesday it was imperative the United Nations ...

Schiff: Russia Probe 'Back on Track,' China Could Be Sanctioned Over NKorea - Newsmax

The investigation into any Russian ties to the presidential election is going well with its new Republican lead, according to Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee. "I think we're back on track," Schiff said ...

North Korea Reportedly Forms Special-Operations Forces 'For The First Time' Amid Tensions With US - Task & Purpose

Amid ongoing tensions with the U.S., North Korea has created special-operations forces “for the first time,” according to South Korea's Yonhap News Agency. Pyongyang announced the Korean People's Army special forces during a military parade over the ...

Dear Kim Jong Un: Watch out for Trump. He's even crazier than you. - Chicago Tribune

This April 15, 2017 picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 16, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (R) attending a military parade in Pyongyang marking the 105th anniversary of the birth of late ...

Kim Jong-un Family Values On Show At North Korea Parade - NDTV

Pyongyang: Before tens of thousands of soldiers and civilians marched before him, along with some of the most fearsome weapons at his command, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and his audience were shown portraits of his grandfather and father.

Here's just how risky it is to fight North Korea - WHAS 11.com

(USA TODAY) -- U.S. military options for confronting North Korea's nuclear and missile development programs are fraught with grave risks, unlike recent strikes in Syria and Afghanistan. “Realistically, anything is on the table,” said Dean Cheng, a ...

North Korea 'Nukes' US in Latest Propaganda Video - Sputnik International

Pyongyang released a video showing a simulated North Korean missile strike against the United States; the footage was demonstrated during a concert honoring the birthday anniversary of the country's founding father, according to Yonhap News Agency.

The missile issue in North Korea - Modern Diplomacy

n April 15 last, North Korea celebrated the 105th birth anniversary of Kim-Il-Sung, the "Eternal Leader" and founder of the new republic of North Korea."The Day of the Sun" was the opportunity to remember the Eternal Leader, who has always been ...

FACTBOX-UN sanctions on North Korea currently in force - Reuters Africa

April 19 (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council has issued a wide range of sanctions against North Korea, including entities and individuals in the reclusive country, for pursuing nuclear and ballistic missile programmes in defiance of U.N ...

NK leader skips handshake with ex-spy chief at military parade, footage shows - Yonhap News

SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- During a military parade last week, North Korea's leader did not shake hands with Kim Won-hong, who made his first public appearance following his alleged dismissal as spy chief, footage by the state-run TV station showed ...

Presidential hopefuls asked to reveal policy on NK defectors - Yonhap News

SEOUL, April 19 (Yonhap) -- An agency claiming to help the son of the slain brother of North Korea's leader has openly asked South Korean presidential contenders to reveal their stances on the protection of North Korean defectors on the run abroad.

North Korean mock-up birthday video shows missiles blowing up US - Free Malaysia Today

The video ended with a picture of the American flag in flames, overlapping row after row of white crosses in a cemetery. kim-jong-un SEOUL: North Korea put on a musical show to mark the birthday of founding father Kim Il Sung, which ended with a mock ...

Trump: NKorean leader's desire for peace a deciding factor - WBRZ

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump says that how much North Korea's leader desires peace will be a deciding factor in easing tensions between it and the United States. In an interview with TMJ4-TV in Wisconsin, Trump complains that his predecessors ...