North Korea missile test

North Korean, US officials to resume nuclear talks after latest missile test 

Pyongyang tested what it called a 'super-large' rocket on Wednesday just hours after it said it was willing to resume working-level talks with Washington.

published on : 6th October 2019

North Korea says missile test was warning to South Korean 'warmongers'

While the North could face international condemnation over the latest launches, it's unlikely that the nation, already under 11 rounds of UN sanctions, will be hit with fresh punitive measures.

published on : 26th July 2019

South Korea urges restraint after North's missile test

South Korea's Defense Minister called on the international community to assure North Korea that the decision to denuclearize is indeed the right decision.

published on : 1st June 2019

US Congress agrees on combined Russia, Iran, North Korea sanctions bill

The US Congress reached an agreement to impose new sanctions on Russia for its alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election and its actions in Ukraine.

published on : 23rd July 2017

US to test anti-missile system amid North Korea tensions

The US Missile Defense Agency has said that it would soon test an anti-ballistic missile system, days after North Korea demonstrated its arsenal was capable of striking parts of Alaska.

published on : 8th July 2017

Putin warns against 'losing cool' on North Korea

Russian President Vladimir Putin today underlined the importance of staying calm in the North Korea crisis, saying nuclear-armed Pyongyang should be dealt with in a "pragmatic" manner.

published on : 7th July 2017

Could America shield Alaska from a North Korean missile?

The US military has faith that its high-tech defensive systems could fend off any attack from North Korea -- at least for now.

published on : 6th July 2017

ICBM test: US warns using military force against North Korea

Without giving details of the resolution, Nikki Haley said if the international community is unified, it can cut off the major sources of hard currency to the North Korean regime.

published on : 6th July 2017

Russia opposes sanctions, military action against North Korea at UN

Russia told the UN Security Council today that it opposed new sanctions against North Korea and that a military option was "inadmissible."

published on : 6th July 2017

US seeks new UN sanctions after North Korea missile escalation

The Security Council adopted two sanctions resolutions last year to ramp up pressure on Pyongyang and deny leader Kim Jong-Un the hard currency needed to fund his military programs.

published on : 6th July 2017

South Korea's President Moon urges more sanctions against North over ICBM test

Moon is due to meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump tomorrow evening.

published on : 6th July 2017

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on North Korea

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting today after North Korea said it had successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile, diplomats said.

published on : 5th July 2017

US carries out missile drill with S Korea amid North Korea threat

The Pentagon said that America's commitment to the defence of its allies in the region -- South Korea and Japan -- in the face of threats is "ironclad".

published on : 5th July 2017

Timeline of North Korean missile development

North Korea on Tuesday said it had tested an intercontinental ballistic missile, as its decades-long weapons programme reached a grave new phase.

published on : 4th July 2017

US confirms North Korea missile test, says was intermediate range

The US military confirmed late Monday that North Korea had tested another missile.

published on : 4th July 2017
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