North Korea congress adopts policy to improve, expand nuclear arms

May 9, 2016

North Korea congress adopts policy to improve, expand nuclear arms

North Korea said it will strengthen its self-defensive nuclear weapons capability in a decision adopted at its ruling Workers’ Party Congress, the official KCNA news agency reported Monday, in defiance of U.N. resolutions. Isolated North Korea has come under tightening international pressure over its ...

North Korea tightens security ahead of party congress

Apr 30, 2016

North Korea tightens security ahead of party congress

North Korea has tightened security ahead of its ruling party’s congress, South Korea said Friday, with authorities keen to avoid any “mishap” at the gathering, at which advances in the drive for nuclear weapons will likely be hailed. Thousands of delegates are expected in ...

UNSC condemns North missile test, failure or not

Apr 16, 2016

UNSC condemns North missile test, failure or not

The United Nations Security Council on Friday strongly condemned North Korea’s test-firing of a missile, saying the launch violated U.N. resolutions even if it was a failure. The council demanded that North Korea refrain from further actions in violation of resolutions barring Pyongyang from ...