North Korea lashes out at threat of more sanctions

Oct 24, 2016

North Korea lashes out at threat of more sanctions

North Korean officials lashed out Monday at efforts in the United Nations to strengthen sanctions following the North’s latest missile launches and nuclear test in September. The officials told an Associated Press Television crew in Pyongyang that sanctions targeting the nuclear and missile tests ...

Oct 24, 2016

Chinese vice foreign minister travels to North Korean capital

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin arrived in North Korea’s capital Monday, suggesting that diplomatic contacts between the two neighboring countries remain unaffected by Pyongyang’s continued nuclear and missile development activities. Kyodo News confirmed the arrival of a Chinese delegation of more than 10 ...

Oct 18, 2016

U.S. warship to visit New Zealand and end 30-year stalemate

A U.S. Navy warship will visit New Zealand next month for the first time since the 1980s, ending a 30-year-old military stalemate between the countries that was triggered when New Zealand banned nuclear warships. New Zealand Prime Minister John Key announced Tuesday that he ...