North Korea freezes missile, nuclear tests; world hails move

Seoul, April 21 : North Korea on Saturday announced freezing of its missile tests along with shutting down of a nuclear test site, a significant development that received a broad international welcome. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was quoted by the state-run KCNA news agency as saying that the country’s quest for nuclear arms was […]

Pakistani traders end protest after Army agrees to demands

Islamabad, April 21 : Traders from Pakistan’s North Waziristan have called off a week-long protest in Islamabad after the Army agreed to compensate them for losses to their businesses owing to an anti-terror operation in the region, an official said on Saturday. The association had began the protest last week after an year of unsuccessful […]

Indian, Pakistan army exchange fire across LoC

Jammu, April 21 : The Indian and Pakistan armies traded heavy fire across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Saturday, defence officials said. Defence Ministry sources said Pakistan army resorted to unprovoked heavy firing on the LoC in Kerni sector of Poonch. “Our troops retaliated effectively and strongly. No […]

North Korea suspends nuclear, missile tests

[Seoul: Participants perform a Korean martial art Taekwondo during a rehearsal event at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 21, 2018. The event is organized by South Korean lawmakers and attempt for the Guinness World Record. /PTI] Seoul, April 21 : North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has announced the immediate suspension of […]

North Korea says will stop nuclear tests, scrap test site

By Soyoung Kim and Cynthia Kim SEOUL, Apr 21 : North Korea will immediately suspend nuclear and missile tests and scrap its nuclear test site and instead pursue economic growth and peace, the North’s state media said on Saturday, ahead of planned summits with South Korea and the United States. North Korean leader Kim Jong […]

North Korea suspends missile, nuclear tests

Seoul, April 21 : North Korea on Saturday announced its suspension of all missile tests and shutting down of nuclear test site, saying its quest for nuclear arms was “complete” and it “no longer needed” to test its weapons capability. “Under the proven condition of complete nuclear weapons, we no longer need any nuclear tests, […]