Tag: Pyongyang

Trump: ‘Major, Major’ Conflict With North Korea Possible

In an interview with Reuters on Thursday, President Trump said “there is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea,” but he is hopeful that the U.S. can find other ways to work with the country regarding its nuclear and missile programs. “We’d love to solve things diplomatically,…

U.S. Starts Deploying Controversial Missile Defense System In SK

The U.S. military on Wednesday started moving parts of a controversial missile defense system to a site in South Korea where it will be installed to help protect against threats from North Korea, as tensions rise over Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear weapons programs. Hundreds of local residents protested against the construction of the system, known…

China, Russia Send Ships To North Korea

Chinese and Russian spy vessels have been sent to shadow the group of U.S. aircraft carriers that are heading toward North Korean waters, Japanese media outlets reported Monday. The move comes amid escalating tensions surrounding Pyongyang’s nuclear efforts. President Trump has described the vessels as an “armada” and said additional and more powerful submarines are…

Pence To North Korea: ‘Era Of Strategic Patience Is Over’

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence warned that the “era of strategic patience” with North Korea is over as he kicked off his 10-day Asia tour. Speaking from a joint U.S.-South Korean base near the Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea on Monday, Pence said the White House is counting on China to help ease…

North Korea Ready For ‘Any Mode Of War’, Trump Threatens N.K. in Tweet

North Korea has warned it will defend itself “by powerful force of arms” against the U.S. Navy, which has angered Pyongyang by deploying a strike group to the Korean Peninsula. North Korea’s foreign ministry on Monday railed against what it described as “reckless moves for invading,” saying the deployment of U.S. forces proves Pyongyang’s nuclear-weapons…

U.S.: North Korea Tested Rocket Again

North Korea tested a rocket engine Friday night in the latest of what appears to be a mounting effort by the Hermit Kingdom to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, U.S. officials told Reuters. The engine test was North Korea’s second such launch this month. North Korea appears to have ramped up its nuclear efforts, officials…

South Korean Court Removes President From Office

South Korea’s Constitutional Court on Friday permanently removed President Park Geun-hye from office, upholding a vote by lawmakers to impeach her over a corruption scandal. The unanimous ruling came after months of protests and capped a stunning fall for the country’s first woman president. Two people died and about 30 were injured in clashes between…

North Korea Bars Malaysians From Leaving [VIDEO]

Tensions continued to escalate between North Korea and Malaysia on Tuesday over the investigation into the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at Kuala Lumpur’s airport last month. After the two countries expelled each other’s ambassadors, Pyongyang barred Malaysians from leaving, and Malaysia responded with tit-for-tat…

North Korea Fires 4 Projectiles Into Sea Of Japan

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said North Korea fired four ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan on Sunday, with three landing in his country’s exclusive economic zone. A South Korean Defense Ministry spokesman said “several projectiles” fired from North Korea’s North Pyongan province flew about 620 miles. The U.S. and South Korea are conducting…

Trump & PM Abe Make Joint Statement On N. Korea Missile Test

Pres. Trump and Japanese PM Abe hold conference: “N. Korea’s most recent missile launch is absolutely intolerable” Trump & Abe To Deliver Joint Statement On N. Korea Missile Test Watch LIVE ——– North Korea has fired an unidentified type of projectile, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reports. The missile was launched at 07:55 local time…

North Korea Test-Fires Ballistic Missile From Submarine [VIDEO]

North Korea has test-fired another ballistic missile, U.S. and South Korean officials said. The missile, a KN-11 launched from a submarine, was fired toward Japan and traveled about 300 miles before landing in the Sea of Japan. The U.S. and South Korea will soon participate in annual military drills, which often provoke a response from…

N. Korea Threatens Nukes on U.S., South Over Military Drills [VIDEO]

North Korea threatened “indis-criminate” nuclear strikes on the United States and South Korea on Monday as the two countries commenced their annual joint military drills. Pyongyang’s threats are not uncommon during the Key Resolve and Foal Eagle exercises. South Korea said the drills would be the largest ever after North Korea’s fourth nuclear test in…

North Korea, in rare admission, reports building collapse

North Korea says an apartment collapse in its capital city, Pyongyang, has left an unspecified number of deaths. The rare admission of a disaster in the country also included a note that supreme leader Kim Jong Un ‘sat up all night’ feeling pain after learning about the disaster. Around 92 households were thought to be…