Articles Tagged 'North Korea'
North Korea Found to Have Made $200 Million by Dodging UN Sanctions
North Korea received almost $200 million between January and September 2017 from exports of coal, iron, steel and other commodities banned under UN Security Council…READ MORE
North Korea warns against U.S.-South Korea military drills after Olympics
North Korea has warned if the United States goes ahead with delayed military exercises with South Korea after the Winter Olympics it will not “sit…READ MORE
North Korea Scraps Joint Olympic Cultural Event With South Korea
North Korea canceled a joint cultural performance with South Korea at a mountain resort north of the border, blaming the media in Seoul for “defaming”…READ MORE
US targets North Korea’s chemical weapons program with new sanctions
The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled new sanctions aimed at North Korea’s chemical weapons program.
“We are sanctioning additional oil, shipping, and trading companies that…READ MORE
Hawaii rep: False alarm shows need for Trump to talk with North Korea
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) on Sunday highlighted the need for President Trump to hold talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after a false…READ MORE
North and South Korea begin high-level talks on Olympic Games
North Korea is to send a delegation to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games taking place in South Korea in February, officials from the South say.…READ MORE
Trump claims to have a ‘nuclear button’ ‘bigger’ and ‘more powerful’ than North Korea’s
President Trump informed North Korea that he too has a “nuclear button,” riffing off of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s claim Monday that the…READ MORE
China spotted illegally selling oil to North Korea, report says
U.S. spy satellites reportedly captured photos of Chinese ships illegally selling oil to North Korean boats some 30 times since October.
Satellite images released by…READ MORE
U.S. sanctions North Korean missile experts, Russia offers to mediate
The United States announced sanctions on two of North Korea’s most prominent officials behind its ballistic missile program on Tuesday, while Russia reiterated an offer…READ MORE
North Korea: Urgent need to open channels, UN says after visit
A top UN official told senior North Korean figures there was an “urgent need” to keep channels open to avoid the risk of war, the…READ MORE