Donald Trump’s spats with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un about the size of their nuclear buttons are reckless, while his desire to expand his nuclear arsenal is a departure from his predecessors and a contravention of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, says
Mon, 12 Feb, 2018
In an extraordinary show of unexpected unity, North and South Korea sat side by side yesterday under exploding fireworks that represented peace, not destruction, as the 2018 Winter Olympics opened on a Korean Peninsula riven by generations of anger,
Sat, 10 Feb, 2018
US ambassador Nikki Haley said that North Korea's launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile that some observers believe could reach Washington and the entire east coast of the United States "brings us closer" to a war.
Thu, 30 Nov, 2017
Christmas is a festival of consumption rather than a celebration of the universal values of faith, hope, and charity. Christmas represents the kind of rampant, out-of-control commercialism that makes Ebenezer Scrooge’s 1843 bah-humbug dismissal seem appropriate if a tad curmudgeonly.
Sat, 11 Nov, 2017
North Korea's senior envoy to a leading UN disarmament body says his country "categorically" rejects a Security Council resolution imposing new sanctions over its nuclear and missile programmes.
Tue, 12 Sep, 2017
The UN Security Council is scheduled to vote on a watered-down sanctions resolution against North Korea that eliminates US demands to ban all oil imports to the country and freeze international assets of the government and its leader.
Mon, 11 Sep, 2017
UN Security Council members have called for further sanctions against North Korea after a powerful nuclear test explosion added another layer of urgency for diplomats considering what to do about the North's persistent weapons programmes.
Mon, 04 Sep, 2017
The US's top military officer has said a military solution to the North Korean missile threat would be "horrific" but allowing Pyongyang to develop the capability to launch a nuclear attack on the United States is "unimaginable".
Thu, 17 Aug, 2017