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N. Korea

China told Trump of Kim Jong-un’s visit: White House

Washington: China told the US that North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un visited Beijing this week, the White House has said. The communication on Monday between Beijing and Washington also included a message from Chinese President Xi Jinping…

US, S.Korea begin largest-ever joint air drill

Seoul: As a warning to North Korea over its latest intercontinental ballistic missile test, the US and South Korea began their largest-ever Air Force exercise involving some 230 warplanes including F-22 Raptors as well as F-35 Lightning II…

N.Korea claims new missile can re-enter atmosphere

Pyongyang: North Korea has claimed that the missile it tested on Wednesday held a warhead which is capable of re-entering the Earth's atmosphere. The claim was not proven and experts have cast doubt on the country's ability to master…

Trump, top defence officials discuss options on N.Korea

Washington: The White House has said US military leaders had briefed President Donald Trump on options regarding North Korea nuclear issue. US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford on…

Kim Jong-un hails N.Korea’s nuclear programme

Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has lauded his country's nuclear weapons programme as the best way to defend its sovereignty and counter threats from the US. Speaking to the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK)…

UNSC imposes new sanctions on N.Korea

United Nations: The UN Security Council has passed a resolution imposing new sanctions on North Korea for its continued intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) testing and violations of UN resolutions, the media reported. US Ambassador…

N. Korea test-fires multiple ground-to-ship missiles: Seoul

Seoul: North Korea test-fired multiple projectiles believed to be ground-to-ship cruise missiles Thursday morning into its eastern waters, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said. The short-range surface-to-ship cruise missiles…