Tag: North Korea


Japan Denounces North Korea’s Plans To Launch Satellite Into Orbit

Japan says North Korea’s plan to launch a satellite into orbit within the next two weeks would be a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions over the North’s previous missile tests. Pyongyang notified the Japanese coast guard Monday that it plans to launch the satellite sometime between May 31 and June 11. The notification comes just weeks after North Korea’s […]


G7 Calls For ‘Significant’ UN Response To North Korea Missile Launches

ROME — The United Nations’ Security Council needs to take “significant measures” in response to the latest intercontinental ballistic missile launch by North Korea, foreign ministers of the Group of Seven (G-7) major industrialized nations said Sunday. The Security Council is set to discuss North Korea in a meeting Monday at the request of the United States, following the latest […]


North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Over Japan Into Pacific

Pyongyang’s fifth test in 10 days comes after South Korea and the United States hold military drills. North Korea has fired a ballistic missile over Japan, the fifth launch in 10 days, amid expectations that it is gearing up to test its first nuclear weapon in five years. The missile, detected by the Japanese coast guard and South Korea’s Joint Chiefs […]


North Korea Tells South Korean President To ‘Shut His Mouth’ After Offer Of Aid

SEOUL — North Korea’s Kim Yo Jong, the powerful sister of leader Kim Jong Un, said Friday South Korea’s president should “shut his mouth” after he reiterated that his country was willing to provide economic aid in return for nuclear disarmament. Her comments mark the first time a senior North Korean official has commented directly on what South Korean President Yoon […]


North Korea — Don’t Mess With Us

According to press reports, North Korea sent a threat to the U.N. Security Council, warning the organization against criticisms of its nuclear program. Senior North Korean Foreign Ministry official Jo Chol Su told the council that it “had better think what consequences it will bring in the future in case it tries to encroach upon the sovereignty” of North Korea, The […]


North Korea Warns The South To Back off

The sister of North Korea’s leader has warned of retaliatory measures against South Korea that could involve the military, in the latest escalation of tensions over North Korean defectors who have been sending back propaganda and food. The threat comes as Seoul said on Sunday that Pyongyang should honor past agreements signed between the two countries. “The South and the […]


North Korea Promises Washington A Christmas Gift

North Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations has barked at the idea of his country deciding on any form of denuclearization as part of a deal with the U.S. This new move suggests that the North is getting impatient with Washington’s failure to lift sanctions or offer any concessions to the communist-led country. In a Reuters report, Ambassador Kim Song […]


North Korea Is Again Fired Up

Photo credit: Darwinek North Korea continues to defy United Nations Security Council’s ban from firing ballistic missiles much to the chagrin of Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The North had fired off 13 rounds of short- or medium-range launches since May before its latest round late last week. This move has forced Abe to once again condemn Pyongyang for its […]


Trump Fails In Sales Pitch To China And North Korea

“Nobody understands politicians like I do – all talk and no action. They will never get our country where it needs to be, truly great again!” Trump tweeted before his election as President. Now, if President Trump was in the music business and one was given the task to create an alias for him, “D.J. Sweet Talk” would have to […]


Trump Gets Ready To Meet Kim In Hanoi Summit

President Trump maintains his positive outlook for a win with North Korea’s strong man President Kim Jong-un, “and I hope we have the same good luck as we had in the first summit,” he said. He noted that a lot was achieved from the first summit and boasted the following as part of his achievement, “no more rockets going up, […]