N.Korea warns against U.S.-S.Korea military drills after Olympics

By Christine Kim SEOUL, Feb 2 : North Korea has warned that if the United States goes ahead with delayed military exercises with South Korea after the Winter Olympics it will not “sit idle”, the North’s foreign minister said in a letter to the United Nations. North Korea has not tested a missile since late […]

U.N. envoy: N.Korea would not commit to peace talks but ‘door ajar’

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, Dec 13: United Nations political affairs chief Jeffrey Feltman said on Tuesday that senior North Korean officials did not offer any type of commitment to talks during his visit to Pyongyang last week, but he believes he left “the door ajar.” Feltman, the highest-level U.N. official to visit North Korea […]

China agrees UN action, and talk, needed to end North Korea crisis

By Christian Shepherd and Katya Golubkova BEIJING/VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, Sep 7 : China agreed on Thursday that the United Nations should take more action against North Korea after its latest nuclear test, while also pushing for dialogue to help resolve the standoff. North Korea, which is pursuing its nuclear and missile programmes in defiance of international […]

China agrees more UN actions needed against N Korea after nuclear test

By Christian Shepherd and Christine Kim BEIJING/SEOUL, Sep 7 : China said on Thursday it agreed the United Nations Security Council should take further actions against North Korea in the wake of its latest nuclear test, while continuing to push for more dialogue to resolve the crisis on the Korean peninsula. The United States wants […]

N Korea considers missile strike on Guam after Trump’s ‘fire and fury’ warning

By Maureen N. Maratita and Christine Kim GUAM/SEOUL, Aug 9 : North Korea said on Wednesday it is considering plans for a missile strike on the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, just hours after President Donald Trump told the North that any threat to the United States would be met with “fire and fury”. The […]