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Trump warns North Korea not to interfere with his reelection bid

Trump warns North Korea not to interfere with his reelection bid

Washington: U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he doesn’t think North Korea will engage in hostile acts and interfere with the upcoming U.S. presidential election, an apparent warning that the communist nation shouldn’t undertake provocations that could hurt his reelection chances. “I’d be surprised if North Korea acted hostilely,” Trump was quoted as telling reporters […]

Korea says it too will use force against U.S. if necessary

Korea says it too will use force against U.S. if necessary

Seoul: North Korea has lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for hinting at the use of force against the communist state, saying it too will take “prompt” measures if necessary. “One thing I would like to make clear is that the use of armed forces is not the privilege of the U.S. only,” Pak […]

Trump hints U.S. may use military force against North Korea if necessary

Trump hints U.S. may use military force against North Korea if necessary

Washington: U.S. President Donald Trump hinted Tuesday that the United States may use military force against North Korea if necessary, after Pyongyang warned that an end-of-year deadline for the two countries’ denuclearization negotiations is drawing near. Trump revived the threat of military action as negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang have stalled over how to match […]

North Korea says it sent ultimatum to South Korea over Mount Kumgang project

North Korea says it sent ultimatum to South Korea over Mount Kumgang project

Seoul: North Korea sent an ultimatum to South Korea earlier this week that it will unilaterally remove the South-built facilities from its Mount Kumgang resort unless Seoul tears them down on its own, Pyongyang’s official news agency reported Friday. The North’s tough stance suggests little room for inter-Korean negotiations that South Korea has sought in […]

Allies working on ‘contingency plans’ over N. Korea’s year-end deadline ultimatum: Cheong Wa Dae

Allies working on ‘contingency plans’ over N. Korea’s year-end deadline ultimatum: Cheong Wa Dae

Seoul: The United States is trying hard to coax North Korea into restarting nuclear talks, as South Korea is also quite “serious” about the year-end deadline set by Pyongyang, a top Cheong Wa Dae official said Sunday. The North has emphasized that the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump should change tack and put forward […]

South Korea deports two North Koreans accused of killing 16 fellow crew members

South Korea deports two North Koreans accused of killing 16 fellow crew members

Seoul: South Korea deported two North Koreans back to the communist nation after learning that they killed 16 fellow crew members on their fishing boat and fled to the South, the unification ministry said Thursday. The two in their 20s were sent back to the North at around 3:10 p.m. through the truce village of […]

North Korea fires two short-range projectiles toward East

North Korea fires two short-range projectiles toward East

Seoul: North Korea fired two short-range projectiles from a western region toward the East Sea on Thursday, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said, amid a lack of progress in denuclearization talks with the United States and chilled inter-Korean ties. The projectiles were fired at 4:35 p.m. and 4:38 p.m. from areas in the […]

Korea warns U.S. against ignoring year-end deadline on Trump-Kim friendship

Korea warns U.S. against ignoring year-end deadline on Trump-Kim friendship

Seoul: North Korea said Sunday it would be mistaken for the United States to ignore a year-end deadline on nuclear negotiations by exploiting close personal relations between leaders of the two countries. The North also warned that relations between the countries can “fall into a state of belligerency” if there is no substantial progress. “The […]

Bizarre buildup, then odd finish to ‘Korean Derby’ in football World Cup qualification

Bizarre buildup, then odd finish to ‘Korean Derby’ in football World Cup qualification

Seoul: The bizarre show has finally ended, albeit with an unexpected twist. South Korea’s scoreless draw with North Korea in their World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang on Tuesday wasn’t the result they had hoped for, but at least it brought a merciful end to the overriding sense of strangeness surrounding the much-anticipated contest. The Group […]

EU nations condemn N.K. missile test, urge meaningful talks with U.S.

EU nations condemn N.K. missile test, urge meaningful talks with U.S.

New York: European Union members of the U.N. Security Council have condemned North Korea’s latest missile launch as a clear violation of U.N. resolutions and urged the regime to engage in “meaningful” denuclearization negotiations with the United States. Britain, France, Germany, Poland and Belgium, as well as Estonia, which joins the council in January, issued […]

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