iOS app Android app

North Korea Nuclear Test

House Of Representatives Backs Broader North Korea Sanctions After Alleged Nuclear Test

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.12.2016 | Politics

(function(){var src_url="

Why Russia and China Won't Curb North Korea Any More Than the U.S. Will Curb Saudi Arabia

Artyom Lukin | Posted 01.07.2016 | World
Artyom Lukin

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia -- Russia's and China's stances on North Korea are not so much different from how the United States treats Saudi Arabia -- a brutal regime sponsoring the ideology of violent jihadism, but one with which Washington needs to maintain friendship for realpolitik reasons.

Let's Use What North Korea Is Most Afraid of: Ideological Warfare

Jieun Baek | Posted 01.07.2016 | World
Jieun Baek

The best reprisal to this recent nuclear test is the kind of 21st century offensive North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's regime fears most: information fracking. The U.S. must mobilize an analogous mix of knowledge, innovation and radical techniques to frack North Korea with pressurized bursts of foreign information and democratic ideas. Ideological warfare is North Korea's Achilles' heel. So let's target it.

Republicans Blame Obama, Clinton For North Korea Nuclear Test

Reuters | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.06.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 6 (Reuters) - Republican U.S. presidential candidates on Wednesday blamed President Barack Obama's "failed" foreign policy for North ...

North Korea Says It Successfully Tested Hydrogen Nuclear Bomb

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 01.06.2016 | World

SEOUL, Jan 6 (Reuters) - North Korea said it successfully tested a miniaturized hydrogen nuclear bomb on Wednesday, prompting skepticism among...

North Korea Fires Missiles Into Sea

AP | YOUKYUNG LEE | Posted 05.13.2015 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has test-fired seven short-range missiles into the sea, South Korean officials said Friday, in the latest such...

North Korea Hints At Nuclear Test Moratorium

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 01.10.2015 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has told the United States that it is willing to impose a temporary moratorium on its nuclear tests if Washing...

UN Advocates Prosecuting North Korea for Gross Rights Abuses

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 01.18.2015 | World
Evelyn Leopold

A key U.N. panel condemned human rights atrocities in North Korea and recommended the Security Council refer the abuses to the International Criminal Court -- but that isn't going to happen in the foreseeable future.

North Korea Issues Nuclear Threat

AP | JUNG-YOON CHOI | Posted 05.10.2014 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea issued its latest nuclear threat on Saturday, two days after South Korea's defense minister said Pyongyang was...

North Korea 'Preparing For Nuclear Test'

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.08.2014 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea is making final preparations to conduct its fourth nuclear test, South Korea's defense minister said Thursday,...

North Korea: New Kind Of Nuke Test Still An Option

AP | ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 05.01.2014 | World

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea says it may still go ahead and test a new kind of nuclear device following U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Seoul, bu...

U.S. Intelligence Agencies Were Completely Wrong About North Korea

The New York Times | Posted 04.25.2014 | World

Almost everything American intelligence agencies and North Korea-watchers thought they understood two years ago about Kim Jong-un, the North’s young...

LOOK: Satellite Images Appear To Show New Tunneling At NKorean Nuke Test Site

Agence France Presse | | Posted 08.25.2013 | World

Satellite imagery has revealed new tunneling work at North Korea's nuclear test site, but nothing that points to an imminent detonation, a US research...

The Smoking Gun In NKorea Nuclear Test Possibly Found

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2013 | World

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA, April 23 (Reuters) - Radioactive gases that could have come from North Korea's nuclear test in February have ...

SKorea: Possibility Of NKorea Missile Launch 'Very High'

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2013 | World

By Daum Kim and Phil Stewart SEOUL/WASHINGTON, April 10 (Reuters) - South Korea said on Wednesday there was "very high" probability th...

The Daily Szep -- Kim Jong Un's Nuclear Warhead

Paul Szep | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics
Paul Szep


South Korean Official Walks Back Missile Test Talk

AP | By YOUKYUNG LEE and HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 06.07.2013 | World

PAJU, South Korea (AP) — A few hundred South Korean managers, some wandering among quiet assembly lines, were all that remained Tuesday at the massi...

UN Chief: NKorea On 'Collision Course'

AP | Posted 04.02.2013 | World

GENEVA -- The U.N. chief says he fears North Korea is on a collision course with other nations that could lead to war. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-...

History Shows Pattern In NKorean Attacks

AP | FOSTER KLUG | Posted 05.12.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — Recent Korean history reveals a sobering possibility: It may only be a matter of time before North Korea launches a sudden,...

Furious Over Sanctions, North Korea Vows To Nuke U.S.

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER and HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.07.2013 | World

UNITED NATIONS -- North Korea vowed on Thursday to launch a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the United States, amplifying its threatening rhetoric ...

WATCH: New NKorea Video Shows Obama In Flames

Posted 02.19.2013 | World

Weeks after a North Korean video showed an American city razed and ablaze, the hermit kingdom has reportedly released another inflammatory piece of pr...

NKorea Threatens South With 'Final Destruction'

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2013 | World

GENEVA, Feb 19 (Reuters) - North Korea threatened South Korea with "final destruction" during a debate at the U.N Conference on Disarmament on Tuesd...

Congress Slams Controversial Nuclear Test

AP | MATTHEW PENNINGTON | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress is weighing in on international condemnation of North Korea's nuclear test, and Republicans are calling on the Obama administra...

Ending the Nuclear Weapons Age

Aaron Gray-Block | Posted 05.13.2013 | World
Aaron Gray-Block

This latest crisis has highlighted the weakness of the non-proliferation treaty and underscores the dangerous connection between nuclear research, nuclear power and nuclear weapons.

Graduation Day In 'The Scariest Place On Earth'

Agence France Presse | | Posted 04.18.2013 | World

Shadowed by a nuclear test, guarded by armed soldiers and with a two-star general handing out prizes, Kim Min-Jung's elementary school graduation was ...