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06 Sep 2017


Bitcoin gets spooked, fails future safe-haven test

Digital currencies are perceived to be above regional crisis and political strife.

05 Sep 2017

South Korea

Putin: World approaching "global catastrophe" over North Korea

Speaking at the closure of the BRICS summit in Beijing, which hosted the leaders of Brazil, India, China, and South Africa, Russian leader Vladimir Putin condemned North Korea's nuclear tests and warned the world of an approaching "global catastrophe".

05 Sep 2017

Angela Merkel

US urges "strongest possible measures" against North Korea at UN

North Korea's recent Hydrogen-bomb test sent tremors of fear and insecurity rippling through the world.

04 Sep 2017

South Korea

South Korea responds to North's nuclear test with live-fire drills

South Korea has responded to North Korea's sixth nuclear test by conducting a live-fire missile drill simulating an offensive against Pyongyang's nuclear test site.

03 Sep 2017

South Korea

North Korea conducts sixth nuclear weapons test, most powerful yet

North Korea claims it has successfully tested a missile-ready hydrogen bomb which is several times more powerful than an atomic bomb.

31 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

Trump rejects diplomacy as a tool to counter North Korea

US President Donald Trump tweeted that "talking is not the answer" to counter North Korea's military ambitions.

30 Aug 2017

Kim Jong un

Kim Jong-un's mysterious life: NKorean leader reportedly has third child

In North Korea, internet access is restricted, so pretty much everything happening in the country is shrouded by an air of mystery. It seems like the First Family is a part of that mystery.

30 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

Trump to North Korea: "All options are on the table"

US President Donald Trump has reacted angrily to the latest North Korean missile test, saying it signals the regime's contempt for its neighbors and the UN.

29 Aug 2017


North Korea fires missile over Japan in 'unprecedented threat'

Just as the international community was starting to breathe a sigh of relief on North Korea's missile program, they have done it again.

26 Aug 2017

South Korea

North Korea test 3 ballistic missiles amid US-South Korea drills

The US military said North Korea has test launched three short-range ballistic missiles into the sea.

24 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

Will close down the government to build border wall: Trump

Addressing supporters at the 'Make America Great Again' rally in Phoenix, Arizona, President Donald Trump noted that he will build a border wall, even if he has to close down the US government.

23 Aug 2017

Kim Jong un

Undeterred by sanctions, North Korea orders for more ICBMs

North Korea seems untouched by sanctions and President Trump's threat to rain down 'fire and fury'.

23 Aug 2017

Russia News

US sanctions Chinese and Russian firms for aiding North Korea

The US Treasury has imposed sanctions on nearly a dozen Russian and Chinese firms and individuals for allegedly aiding North Korea's nuclear weapons program.

21 Aug 2017

South Korea

North Korea fumes as US-South Korea hold massive military exercises

The US and South Korea are holding annual military exercises, angering North Korea at a time when regional tensions remain high.

19 Aug 2017


US-Japan to expand defense cooperation with India to counter N.Korea

The US and Japan have agreed to expand their multilateral security and defense cooperation with India, South Korea and Australia to counter the growing North Korean threat.

16 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

US officials say N.Korea can produce its own missile engines

US intelligence officials said North Korea likely possesses the capability to produce its own missile engine and doesn't need to rely on imports.

16 Aug 2017

Kim Jong un

North Korea delays plans to strike US territory of Guam

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has delayed his decision to fire four indigenously developed ballistic missiles towards Guam, the North's state media reported.

15 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

Amid North Korea crisis, Trump orders trade probe against China

Amid the North Korea crisis, US President Donald Trump ordered a probe into China's unfair trade practices.

15 Aug 2017

Kim Jong un

N.Korea: Kim Jong-un briefed on missile strike plan for Guam

In line with its Guam threat, North Korea's state media has reported that its Supreme Leader was briefed on plans to launch a missile strike on Guam.

14 Aug 2017

South Korea

North Korea: Will Kim Jong-un press the nuclear launch button?

Most of us are not strangers to North Korea's nuclear missile antics. The hype around them usually heighten and fade almost as quickly.

12 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

Trump: N.Korea can expect "big, big trouble" if Guam attacked

President Donald Trump said North Korea could expect "big, big trouble" if it attacks the US Pacific territory of Guam.

11 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

Trump warns North Korea should be "very, very nervous"

Trump warned North Korea that it should be "very, very nervous" if it even as much as thinks about attacking the US or its allies.

10 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

North Korea: Plan to bomb Guam will be ready soon

The war of words between America and North Korea continues unabated.

09 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

North Korea considering missile strikes on US territory of Guam

There appears to be no sign of de-escalation of tensions between the US and North Korea.

06 Aug 2017

South Korea

UN's Permanent-Five imposes fresh sanctions on North Korea

Intending to penalize North Korea for keeping its ballistic missile program alive, the UN Security Council unanimously imposed sanctions banning North Korean exports and limiting foreign investment.

03 Aug 2017

Russia News

Russia says US sanctions law equivalent to 'trade war' declaration

Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev said the latest sanctions imposed by America on it are equivalent to a declaration of a "full-scale trade war" against Moscow.

03 Aug 2017

Russia News

Trump gives up, signs Russia sanctions bill, mulls China sanctions

President Trump has signed the legislation imposing sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea for violating international norms.

02 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

US rules out regime change in North Korea, wants dialogue

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said his government isn't seeking a regime change in North Korea.

01 Aug 2017

South Korea

Trump: "We will handle North Korea"

US President Donald Trump said his administration "will handle North Korea."

31 Jul 2017

South Korea

Trump slams China over North Korean missile test

US President Donald Trump slammed China for not reining in North Korean leader Kim Jong-un after the regime tested a ballistic missile which it claims can cover all of America.

29 Jul 2017

South Korea

North Korea successfully tests ICBM, Trump calls it "reckless"

North Korea claims it has successfully tested a nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), calling it a "stern warning" for the US.

US plans to ban citizens from visiting North Korea

Two agencies which operate foreign tours into North Korea said the US is banning its citizens from traveling to the country.

UN warns North Korea facing worst drought since 2001

A UN report says that North Korea is facing severe food shortages after suffering its worst drought since 2001.

19 Jul 2017


India committed to nuclear disarmament, despite boycotting UN treaty talks

India's external affairs ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay said New Delhi remained committed to non-discriminatory and verifiable nuclear disarmament.

12 Jul 2017

South Korea

How an American missile shield is spoiling S.Korea's tourism industry

South Korea's tourism body has predicted a 27% drop in foreign tourists to the country this year, compared to 2016.

06 Jul 2017

Donald Trump

US: Will use military force against North Korea if needed

The US said it will use its military forces against North Korea "if we must," in reaction to Pyongyang's intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch.

05 Jul 2017

Kim Jong un

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un: ICBM a gift for 'American bas***ds'

North Korean state news said the country has tested an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of delivering a "large, heavy nuclear warhead" which can survive re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere.

04 Jul 2017

South Korea

N.Korea tests a missile that can reach 'anywhere in world'

In a first, North Korea said it has successfully tested a long-range nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

03 Jul 2017

Donald Trump

Trump discusses North Korea with Xi, Abe before G-20 meet

North Korea's nuclear threats were an important topic in phone calls made by US President Donald Trump to his counterparts in China and Japan.

01 Jul 2017

South Korea

Trump warns of "determined response" against North Korea

US President Donald Trump said it's time for a "determined response" with North Korea since years of "strategic patience" have failed.