North Korea dismisses postponement of joint drills
The North had "no intention" to sit down with the "tricky US" and would not return to talks "before the complete and irrevocable withdrawal of its hostile policy".
North Korea ‘no longer interested’ in summits with US
The statement on Monday by Foreign Ministry adviser Kim Kye Gwan is the latest call by ...
US envoy says time running short for North Korea deal
US envoy Stephen Biegun tells the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that any crisis or...
Sebi informs market stakeholders about FATF's sanctions against North Korea, Iran
The development comes following a global caution notice from the FATF.
N. Korea says Kim turned down Moon invitation to visit South
Officials have insisted that Kim has no interest in another summit with Trump unless the North gets something in return. They have also called for the US to end ``hostile'' policies against the North, apparently referring to its enforcement of sanctions and pressure, and permanently halt joint military exercises with the South for any progress in negotiations.
2017 North Korean nuke test equal to '17 Hiroshimas': ISRO study
Researchers led by K. M. Sreejith of the Space Applications Centre, ISRO in Ahmedabad, Gujarat noted that North Korea withdrew from the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in 2003.
Pakistan may remain on FATF Grey List beyond Feb 2020: Report
The FATF retained Pakistan on the Grey List and warned the country of action for its failure in combating money laundering and terror financing. The decision was taken after a five-day plenary of the FATF held in Paris in October. The Asia Pacific Group of the FATF had found serious deficiencies in Pakistan's anti-money laundering measures.
North Korean hackers targeted Tamil Nadu Nuclear plant, top nuclear scientists: South Korean intel group
South Korea based Issue Makers Lab has shared “evidence” online claiming that the malware attack on Tamil Nadu’s Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant was done from N Korea which allowed hackers to contact anyone in India’s nuclear energy sector. As per IML, Pyongyang is interested in the thorium-based nuclear power in which India is a world leader.
North Korea demands security guarantees for nuclear talks
Negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington have been gridlocked since a second summit between the North's leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump in February ended without a deal.
Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un hail 'immortal' China-North Korea relationship
North Korea was among the first countries to recognise the People's Republic of China after it was founded in 1949.
China, Russia increase military expenditure but US far ahead
According to data collated by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, China had the highest increase in military spending for any country in the past decade but still remains behind US numbers.
View: From Syria, Donald Trump fuels the rise of Russia and China
The Russians, in effect, have become guarantors of peace in the Middle East. The US demonstrates itself to be an untrustworthy ally. The combined effect of both developments is to diminish America’s role as the lynchpin of global stability.
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