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North Korea looms large as Trump’s challenges Iran

North Korea looms large as Trump’s challenges Iran

WASHINGTON: As President Donald Trump prepares to decide on certifying the Iran nuclear deal, the White House has come to see a rapidly escalating standoff with North Korea as both a complicating factor and a cautionary tale. By the close of business Friday, Trump is expected to declare that a landmark agreement curbing Iran’s nuclear program […]

Four other suspects in killing of North Korean Kim Jong Nam named in court

Four other suspects in killing of North Korean Kim Jong Nam named in court

New Video Shows Kim Jong Nam’s Accused Killers Knew They Had Poison, Police Say The women accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korea’s dictator hurried to separate restrooms immediately after smearing liquid on his face Previously unreleased airport security video shows that the women accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korea’s dictator hurried […]

North Korea launches ballistic missile

North Korea launches ballistic missile

Seoul (News Agency)North Korea launched a ballistic missile from the northwestern part of the country early Sunday, the South Korean Joints Chief of Staff said. This is the first provocative move from North Korea since South Korean President Moon Jae-in took office last week. Moon has advocated dialogue with North Korea to denuclearize. The US […]

North Korean official blames Trump for rising tensions on Korean Peninsula

North Korean official blames Trump for rising tensions on Korean Peninsula

News Desk North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Han Song Ryol told the Associated Press that Pyongyang will not “keep its arms crossed” in the face of a possible preemptive strike by the U.S. Han warned North Korea will “go to war if they choose.” “If the U.S. comes with reckless military maneuvers then we will […]

Two killed as light aircraft crashes in north France

Two killed as light aircraft crashes in north France

By AFP STRASBOURG:  Two people were killed when a light aircraft crashed, for unknown reasons, into a field in northeastern France on Saturday, the local council said The accident happened shortly after the plane took off from a strip 70 kilo metres from the city of Metz in the Moselle region. For a reason not […]

North Korea missile test fails, US and South say, as tensions simmer

North Korea missile test fails, US and South say, as tensions simmer

A North Korean missile appeared to have exploded on Wednesday just after it was launched, the US and South Korean militaries said after detecting the latest in a series of weapons tests by the nuclear-armed state that have alarmed the region. The launch attempt was made from near the city of Wonsan, on North Korea’s […]

US claims deadly north Syria strike, denies targeting mosque: Centcom

US claims deadly north Syria strike, denies targeting mosque: Centcom

AFP  The US military said Thursday it carried out a deadly air strike on an Al Qaeda meeting in northern Syria and would investigate reports that more than 40 civilians were killed when a mosque was struck in the raid. “We did not target a mosque, but the building that we did target ─ which […]

North Korea warns of ‘merciless’ strikes as US carrier joins South Korea drills

North Korea warns of ‘merciless’ strikes as US carrier joins South Korea drills

North Korea warns of ‘merciless’ strikes as US carrier joins South Korea drills By Agency US Navy F18 fighter jets are pictured on the flight deck of aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during a routine exercise in South China Sea, March 3, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS SEOUL: North Korea warned the United States on Tuesday of “merciless” attacks […]

YouTube blocks North Korean state television channel

YouTube blocks North Korean state television channel

Google’s video-streaming service YouTube has blocked North Korea’s state television channel. Korean Central Television’s page now bears a message saying the account has “been terminated for violating YouTube’s Community Guidelines”. The channel is used mainly for daily and breaking news broadcasts. Reports suggest the reason could be the possibility of Pyongyang earning advertising money on […]