North Korea

EU extends pressure on North Korea

The European Union added nine people and four entities to its North Korea sanctions list, as part of new United Nations measures in the wake of Pyongyang's latest missile tests. The European Council of EU governments said the new …

North Korea crisis: how likely is nuclear war?

The commander of the Strategic Force of the Korean People’s Army, Kim Rak-gyom, released more details of the plan to launch four intermediate-range ballistic missiles into waters near Guam in the Western Pacific to …

 Kazakhstan condemns North Korea's nuclear tests

Kazakhstan condemns Pyongyang’s policy, saying it undermines collective efforts to ensure a nuclear weapons-free future of the planet, the country's representative said at the UN Security Council meeting. "The threat of …

North Korea developing powerful hydrogen bomb - media

North Korea could soon develop a hydrogen bomb more powerful than the atomic bombs dropped on Japan, Fox News reported with reference to a source in the US Defense Ministry. A Defense Department official said that the North Koreans …

China opposes new US sanctions

China opposes the new US law to toughen sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a statement. "The Chinese side consistently oppose unilateral sanctions," TASS cited the document as …