Posts Tagged ‘North Korea’

North Korea might blow up summit with Trump over Bolton’s “reckless Libya-deal-model” statement

  • 16 May 2018 - 12:37
North Korea might blow up summit with Trump over Bolton’s “reckless Libya-deal-model” statement

North Korea has said it may pull out of a summit with US President Donald Trump if the US insists it gives up its nuclear weapons. The highly anticipated meeting between Mr Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong-un is due to take place on 12 June. But in an angry statement, North Korea's vice-foreign...

US wants Libya-model denuclearization deal with North Korea

  • 1 May 2018 - 23:15
US wants Libya-model denuclearization deal with North Korea

With a summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as close as three weeks away, assessing the most apt strategy for denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula is expected to be a key task lying ahead for the allies.  US national security adviser John Bolton told...

New US national security advisor wants to use Libya-style nuclear deal with North Korea

  • 27 March 2018 - 10:50
New US national security advisor wants to use Libya-style nuclear deal with North Korea

On March 19, the new U.S. national security adviser John Bolton told Radio Free Asia that he hoped Trump would follow the Libya model in demanding that North Korea give up its nuclear weapons, and that it could be a “very short meeting” if Kim refused.   “But the North...

US Secretary of State to visit London for talks over Libya, North Korea

  • 9 September 2017 - 11:32
US Secretary of State to visit London for talks over Libya, North Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit London next week for UK-hosted talks on North Korea and Libya, the State Department said in a press release. "Tillerson will travel to London from September 13 through September 14 for UK-hosted meetings on DPRK [North Korea] and Libya," the release...

US flies fighter jets over Korean peninsula after N.Korean successful missile test

  • 30 July 2017 - 15:44
US flies fighter jets over Korean peninsula after N.Korean successful missile test

The United States flew two B-1B bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force after recent North Korean missile tests, the U.S. Air Force said in a statement on Sunday, Reuters reported. North Korea said it conducted another successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile...

North Korea missile test fails, defence officials reported

  • 22 March 2017 - 13:30
North Korea missile test fails, defence officials reported

BBC - A North Korean missile launch has failed, South Korean defence officials say, but it is unclear how many were fired or what exactly was being tested. The US military said it detected a missile which appeared to explode within seconds of being launched. North Korea is banned from any...

North Korea fires four ballistic missile towards Sea of Japan

  • 6 March 2017 - 11:52
North Korea fires four ballistic missile towards Sea of Japan

BBC - North Korea has launched four ballistic missiles towards the Sea of Japan. Three of them fell into Japan's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) after flying some 1,000km (620 miles), in what PM Shinzo Abe called a "new stage of threat". They were fired from the Tongchang-ri region, near the...

N.Korean leader’s half bother killed by toxic nerve agent, Malaysian police

  • 24 February 2017 - 16:54
N.Korean leader’s half bother killed by toxic nerve agent, Malaysian police

BBC - Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, was killed by a highly toxic nerve agent, says Malaysia. Mr Kim died last week after two women accosted him briefly in a check-in hall at a Kuala Lumpur airport. Malaysian toxicology reports indicate he was attacked using VX...