North Korea prepping nuclear test in next few days: report

Mar 24, 2017

North Korea prepping nuclear test in next few days: report

North Korea is now in the final stages of preparing for yet another nuclear test that could come in the next few days, Fox News reported Thursday, quoting U.S. officials. U.S. defense officials have confirmed that Pyongyang has completed digging new tunnels around the ...

Mar 23, 2017

Pyongyang lambastes Trump as too much like Obama

North Korea has a criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump he probably wasn’t expecting: He’s too much like Barack Obama. North Korea’s state media, which regularly vilified Obama in the strongest terms, had been slow to do the same with the Trump administration, possibly ...

Latest North Korean missile launch ends in apparent failure

Mar 22, 2017

Latest North Korean missile launch ends in apparent failure

The U.S. military detected a failed North Korean missile launch attempt, with a missile exploding within seconds of its launch, a U.S. military spokesman said. South Korea said the apparent North Korean test launch on Wednesday morning did not go off normally. But the ...

North Korea nuclear program in 'new phase,' IAEA's Amano says

Mar 21, 2017

North Korea nuclear program in 'new phase,' IAEA's Amano says

North Korea’s uranium enrichment facility has doubled in size over the last few years, the U.N.’s atomic watchdog chief has warned, as global tensions grow over Pyongyang’s burgeoning nuclear weapons program. Yukiya Amano, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, told The Wall Street ...

North Korea defiant amid threat of U.S. military strike

Mar 21, 2017

North Korea defiant amid threat of U.S. military strike

North Korea said Monday it is not frightened by U.S. threats of possible pre-emptive military action to halt its nuclear and missile buildup. A spokesman for North Korea’s Foreign Ministry slammed U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s recent talk of tougher sanctions, more pressure, ...

Abe, Merkel agree to work with U.S. to promote trade

/ Mar 21, 2017

Abe, Merkel agree to work with U.S. to promote trade

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed Monday that Japan and Europe should work together with the United States to promote free trade. “At a time when a protectionist movement is growing in the world, Japan and Europe must cooperate with ...