U.S. urges China to show leadership in sanctioning North Korea

Jan 20, 2016

U.S. urges China to show leadership in sanctioning North Korea

Calling North Korea the greatest source of instability in Asia, a top U.S. diplomat urged China on Wednesday to “show leadership” in international efforts to sanction Pyongyang following its fourth nuclear test. U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken, who was in Seoul on ...

Jan 14, 2016

North Korea nuclear reactor not fully operational: U.S. think tank

Recent satellite images suggest the nuclear reactor seen as North Korea’s main source of weapons-grade plutonium is still not operating at full capacity, a U.S. think tank said Thursday. North Korea mothballed the Yongbyon reactor in 2007 under an aid-for-disarmament accord, but began renovating ...