North Korea
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  • 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. 

    In a marked shift, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un struck conciliatory tone for the South.
    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
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    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
  • Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called missile launch an "unprecedented threat."

    After a brief spell of lull in its war rhetoric, North Korea on Tuesday fired a missile over northern Japan, prompting a swift criticism from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who called the launch an “unprecedented threat.”

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 29, 2017, 6:44 AM EDT