Sep 11, 2016

North Korea says Obama's push for sanctions is 'highly laughable'

North Korea said Sunday that the United States’ push for sanctions following its fifth nuclear test is “laughable” and the country will continue to strengthen its nuclear power. “The group of Obama’s running around and talking about meaningless sanctions until today is highly laughable,” ...

Sep 9, 2016

A-bomb survivors criticize North Korea test

Atomic bomb survivors in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, along with members of anti-nuclear groups and relatives of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea expressed anger Friday over the North’s fifth nuclear test. Hiroshi Harada, a former director of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum who survived ...

Sep 9, 2016

Key dates in North Korean history and weapons development

North Korea carried out its fifth and most powerful nuclear test on Friday, sparking condemnation from regional leaders. Here are some key dates in North Korean history and in its development of long-range missiles and nuclear weapons: 1945: Japan’s colonial rule over Korea ends ...