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08 Jan 2018

Twitter

Why won't Twitter remove controversial tweets?

Twitter recently released a statement explaining why it won't block tweets from world leaders, although they might be controversial.

07 Jan 2018

South Korea

Trump willing to talk to Kim Jong-un over phone

US President Donald Trump has said the he would "absolutely" be willing to speak to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un over the phone and that he hopes that something positive comes out of the talks between North Korea and South Korea next week.

03 Jan 2018

Twitter

"My nuclear button is bigger!": What's Trump actually talking about?

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un are at it again.

01 Jan 2018

Donald Trump

Nuclear button always on my desk: Kim Jong-un

In his New Year's Day address, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un called for accelerated mass-production of nuclear warheads and missiles, vowing to continue the nuclear weapons program that stoked international tensions, leading to sanctions.

29 Dec 2017

US State Department

Trump accuses China of allowing oil transfers to North Korea

US President Donald Trump has tweeted that he's "very disappointed" with China following reports that it has allowed oil shipments to North Korea.

US imposes sanctions on North Korean missile developers

America has imposed sanctions on two North Korean officials who are allegedly responsible for developing the country's nuclear-capable ballistic missiles.

24 Dec 2017

Donald Trump

Refugee ban: Trump administration faces major legal defeat

A Seattle court has partially blocked US President Donald Trump's bid to impose new restrictions on refugees.

23 Dec 2017

Donald Trump

UN Security Council imposes tougher sanctions on North Korea

The UN Security Council (UNSC) has voted to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea over its continued nuclear and ballistic missile tests.

22 Dec 2017

Kim Jong un

North Korean calendars don't celebrate Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un's birthday

North Korea's newly published New Year calendar doesn't mention leader Kim Jong-un's birthday, six years after he assumed power.

21 Dec 2017

South Korea

Warning shots fired as North Korean soldier defects across border

A North Korean soldier crossed the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) into South Korea, the fourth such defection this year.

21 Dec 2017

South Korea

India to attend 'North Korea summit' organized by US, Canada

India will attend an upcoming summit co-hosted by the US and Canada, focused on managing the nuclear threat from North Korea.

19 Dec 2017

India

US welcomes "leading global power" India in Trump's strategy outlook

President Donald Trump has unveiled the US' new National Security Strategy.

19 Dec 2017

Donald Trump

US blames North Korea for devastating WannaCry cyber-attack

The US claims that North Korea was directly responsible for the WannaCry malware that hit over 300,000 computers across 150 countries earlier this year.

14 Dec 2017

Donald Trump

Tillerson to North Korea: 'Let's just meet, talk without pre-conditions'

Despite US President Donald Trump's belligerent statements, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has always firmly favored diplomacy with North Korea.

13 Dec 2017

South Korea

Is North Korea printing counterfeit "supernote" dollars again?

In the past, North Korea has been known to print counterfeit high-value US dollar notes, known as "supernotes," for circulation in various countries.

12 Dec 2017

Kim Jong un

North Korea's Kim Jong-un can 'control weather'?

Media in all countries have a tendency to project their leaders in a good light, but when it comes to North Korea, sometimes, the results are bizarre.

11 Dec 2017

South Korea

North Korea crisis: US, Japan South Korea hold missile-tracking drills

North Korea has been advancing its nuclear arsenal at a rapid pace stoking fear within the international community.

07 Dec 2017

Donald Trump

North Korean crisis: US flies B-1B bomber over Korean peninsula

A US military B-1B Lancer bomber participated in a major joint air drill between American and South Korean forces, to send a strong message to North Korea.

05 Dec 2017

Donald Trump

North Korea calls Trump a "frightened old lunatic"

Last week, North Korea successfully test fired its highest-ever nuclear-capable ballistic missile, Hwasong-15.

05 Dec 2017

Donald Trump

Supreme Court upholds Trump's travel ban, restrictions come into effect

In a major win for Donald Trump, the US Supreme Court has upheld the president's third travel ban which denies the citizens of six predominantly-Muslim countries, Venezuela and North Korea, from entering the US.

01 Dec 2017

Kim Jong un

Kim Jong-un's assassinated half-brother carried VX antidote during killing

The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was carrying bottles of Atropine, an antidote to the highly toxic VX nerve agent used to kill him at Kuala Lumpur airport in February.

01 Dec 2017

Donald Trump

White House dismisses rumors on Secretary of State Tillerson's removal

Reports in the US media have indicated that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may be replaced with CIA chief Mike Pompeo.

30 Nov 2017

Donald Trump

US warns North Korea will be "utterly destroyed" in war

North Korea's leadership would be "utterly destroyed" in the event of a war, US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley warned at an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council.

29 Nov 2017

South Korea

North Korea launches highest-ever missile that reached 4,500km altitude

North Korea has test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) which reached an altitude of 4,500km and flew 960km.

21 Nov 2017

Donald Trump

Trump designates North Korea a 'sponsor of terror'

The US has designated North Korea a state-sponsor of terrorism once again, nine years after it was removed from the list.

18 Nov 2017

South Korea

Parasites inside North Korean defector indicate poor health, nutrition

South Korean surgeons who operated on the North Korean soldier who was shot while defecting across the border on Monday said he had extremely high levels of parasites in his intestines.

Report: North Korea constructing submarine to launch nuclear ballistic missiles

Satellite images of a North Korean naval shipyard indicate that the regime is following an "aggressive schedule" to operationalize its first ballistic missile submarine, the US-based research institute 38 North has reported.

15 Nov 2017

Donald Trump

Top Senate committee question Trumps ability to order nuclear-strikes

The US Congress has for the first time in 40 years scrutinized a president's authority to launch nuclear strikes.

15 Nov 2017

South Korea

North Korea blames US Navy exercises for "worst ever situation"

North Korea has accused the US of "taking up a strike posture" around the Korean peninsula by deploying three US Navy aircraft carriers.

14 Nov 2017

South Korea

North Korean soldier shot while defecting across heavily guarded DMZ

A North Korean soldier was shot and injured by his own military as he crossed the heavily garrisoned Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) into South Korea.

12 Nov 2017

Donald Trump

Won't call Kim 'short, fat': Trump on Kim's 'old' comment

After North Korean leader Kim Jong-un called Donald Trump "old", it was the American president's turn.

10 Nov 2017

South Korea

Trump to address APEC summit in Vietnam

US President Donald Trump is set to deliver a much-anticipated address at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Da Nang, Vietnam.

10 Nov 2017

Donald Trump

Trump softens stance on China during visit to Beijing

US President Donald Trump lavished praise on his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during his visit to Beijing.

09 Nov 2017

Pakistan News

Are North Korean diplomats involved in Pakistan's illicit liquor business?

Last month, the home of a North Korean diplomat in Islamabad, was robbed.

08 Nov 2017

South Korea

Trump visits South Korea, urges North to 'make a deal'

US President Donald Trump landed in South Korea yesterday, the second stop in his ongoing East Asia tour.

07 Nov 2017

Japan

#TrumpInAsia: 'Era of strategic patience with North Korea is over'

US President Donald Trump has kick-started his East Asia tour with a visit to Japan.

05 Nov 2017

Japan

Trump begins Asia tour with Japan

US President Donald Trump's arrival in Japan at the start of his marathon Asia tour was cheered on by US and Japanese troops at the Yokota air base near Tokyo.

04 Nov 2017

South Korea

What we can expect from Trump's marathon 5-nation Asia tour

President Donald Trump has embarked on a marathon 11-day tour of Asia, the longest by an American president to the continent in 25 years.