Stories tagged: north korea
Sat., May 7, 2016
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said during a critical ruling party congress that his country will not use its nuclear weapons first unless its sovereignty is invaded, state media …
Fri., May 6, 2016
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hailed his country’s recent nuclear test to uproarious applause as he convened the first full congress of its ruling party since 1980, an event …
Mon., May 2, 2016
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Monday appealed for a Korean Peninsula free of nuclear weapons during a visit to Tehran by his South Korean counterpart, the official IRNA news agency …
Thu., April 28, 2016
North Korea has sentenced an ethnic Korean citizen of the United States to 10 years in prison.
Thu., April 28, 2016
North Korea attempted unsuccessfully to launch two suspected powerful intermediate-range missiles on Thursday, South Korean defense officials said, bringing the number of apparent failures in recent weeks to three.
Fri., April 1, 2016
North Korea fired a short-range missile into the sea and tried to jam GPS navigation signals in South Korea, Seoul officials said, hours after U.S., South Korean and Japanese leaders …
Thu., March 31, 2016
The United States pledged Thursday to deepen cooperation with allies South Korea and Japan on deterring the North Korean nuclear threat, working to ramp up pressure following worrying provocations. Leaders …
Wed., March 16, 2016
North Korea’s highest court sentenced American Otto Warmbier, 21, a University of Virginia undergraduate, to 15 years in prison with hard labor for subversion on Wednesday, weeks after authorities presented …
Fri., March 11, 2016
The foreign ministers of China and Russia are opposing the possible deployment of an advanced American missile-defense system in South Korea.
Thu., March 10, 2016
SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea responded Thursday to new sanctions from South Korea by firing short-range ballistic missiles into the sea in a show of defiance and vowing to …
Fri., March 4, 2016
The European Union has boosted sanctions against North Korea in line with a U.N. Security Council Resolution imposing new measures over Pyongyang’s recent nuclear test and rocket launch.
Thu., March 3, 2016
North Korea fired six short-range projectiles into the sea off its east coast Thursday, South Korean officials said, just hours after the U.N. Security Council approved the toughest sanctions on …
Wed., March 2, 2016
The United States on Wednesday sanctioned a dozen individuals and five organizations tied to North Korea’s nuclear and weapons proliferation efforts.
Tue., March 1, 2016
A U.N. Security Council vote on the toughest sanctions on North Korea in two decades has been postponed until Wednesday morning at Russia’s request, France said Tuesday.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016
The United States and China have reached agreement on a U.N. resolution that would impose tougher sanctions on North Korea as punishment for its latest nuclear test and rocket launch, …
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016
President Barack Obama slapped North Korea with more stringent sanctions Thursday for defying the world and pushing forward with its nuclear weapons program, weeks after it launched a satellite-carrying rocket …
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016
Congress is sending President Barack Obama legislation that aims to punish North Korea for pushing ahead with its nuclear weapons program.
Tue., Feb. 9, 2016
North Korea has expanded a uranium enrichment facility and restarted a plutonium reactor that could start recovering material for nuclear weapons in weeks or months, the U.S. intelligence chief said …
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016
The U.S. has opened the door to parking a ballistic missile defense system on North Korea’s doorstep, a move that could reshape North Asia’s security landscape.
Sat., Feb. 6, 2016
SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of …
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016
The presidents of the U.S. and China agreed Friday that a planned rocket launch by North Korea would violate U.N. sanctions, the White House said, amid signs the isolated nation …
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016
South Korea and Japan vowed to shoot down any debris that falls on their territories from a long-range rocket that North Korea plans to fire this month, with Seoul saying …
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016
North Korea has declared plans to launch an Earth observation satellite on a rocket later this month, an official with a London-based agency said Tuesday.
Fri., Jan. 22, 2016
North Korea on Friday announced the arrest of a university student from Ohio for what it called a “hostile act” orchestrated by the American government to undermine the authoritarian nation.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 5, 2016
SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea says it has conducted a hydrogen bomb test. The surprise announcement that complicates already difficult efforts to curb the country’s push for a working …
Sat., Oct. 10, 2015
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un took center stage at a military parade and mass rally in Pyongyang on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of the country’s ruling party …
Fri., Aug. 7, 2015
U.S. Army Cpl. Donald Therkelsen died 62 years ago, 10 days before the Korean War armistice. The 23-year-old medic died two years after marrying his wife, Patricia, and three months …
Sun., Jan. 4, 2015
I’d like to thank the scores of patriots who joined my recent crusade to get “The Interview,” a comedy about the assassination of North Korea’s Kim Jong-un, released to holiday …
Fri., Jan. 2, 2015
HONOLULU — The U.S. is imposing sanctions on North Korea in retaliation for the cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Wed., Dec. 24, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sony Pictures Entertainment issues new statement Wednesday on the on-demand release of “The Interview.”