North Korea
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  • At a U.S.-hosted meeting in Vancouver on Tuesday, twenty nations agreed on considering fresh sanctions against N. Korea even as China dismissed the summit for its "cold war mentality." 

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned military action against N. Korea.
    LAST UPDATE : Jan 17, 2018, 6:23 AM EST
  • (Source: Korean Unification Ministry/AP)

    N. Korea has agreed it will send a delegation of athletes and supporters to the Winter Olympic Games in the South, a historic breakthrough that came as the two arch-rivals held the first talks in two years on Tuesday.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 09, 2018, 6:46 AM EST
  • Some analysts view N. Korea's conciliatory tone as an attempt to drive wedge between Seoul and Washington.

    While a long and tense stand-off between the two Koreas showed some signs of easing over the last week, U.S. President Donald Trump bragged about his “bigger nuclear button.” 

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 03, 2018, 7:15 AM EST
  • In a marked shift, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un struck conciliatory tone for the South.

    Adhering to his customary sabre-rattling, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un warned the U.S. that a nuclear button is always on his desk even as he expressed his willingness for a dialogue with S. Korea. 

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 01, 2018, 6:28 AM EST
  • N. Korean leader Kim Jong-un used Trump’s acerbic remarks as an excuse to justify his weapons expansion programs.

    In an unprecedented personal address, North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un called U.S. President Donald Trump a “mentally deranged dotard,” further heating up the war of words sparked hours back by Trump’s U.N. speech.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 22, 2017, 4:34 AM EDT
  • (Source: Jean Bosco SIBOMANA/flickr)

    The U.S. Secretary Of State, Rex Tillerson, categorically mentioned China and Russia, as he urged the international community to take direct action against N. Korea as it fired another ballistic missile over Japan.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 15, 2017, 6:27 AM EDT
  • South Korea has beefed up its controversial U.S.-made Thaad missile defense system.

    S. Korea announced on Monday that it plans to conduct more military drills with the U.S. as tensions spiral on the Korean peninsula after the North tested a hydrogen bomb, designed to fit on to a long-range missile.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 04, 2017, 5:24 AM EDT