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August 7, 2017 6:45 AM US tells North Korea to end missile tests for talks

MANILA: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday ruled out a quick return to dialogue with North Korea, as he said new UN sanctions showed the world had run out of patience with Pyongyang's nuclear weapons ambitions. Speaking to reporters at a security forum in the Philippine capital, Tillerson said Washington would only consider talks if Pyongyang 115

July 13, 2017 5:05 PM Why North Korea Is Partly to Blame for President Trump’s Delay in Lifting Sudan Sanctions

President Donald Trump signed another executive order this, but this one was to delay a decision set in place by the Obama administration rather than to push through a new policy. The order delayed for another three months a decision on whether to lift wide-ranging U.S. sanctions on Sudan. The African nation, one of three countries that Washington considers 128

July 13, 2017 12:48 AM Report: North Korea quake ‘not a nuclear test’

People watch a huge screen showing the test launch of intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency, July 5, 2017. — Reuters picSEOUL, July 13 — An undersea earthquake off the coast of North Korea was not caused by a nuclear test, the South’s media reported this morning. The 5.9 magnitude 20

July 13, 2017 12:46 AM NKorea quake‘not a nuclear test’: report

Seoul :An undersea earthquake off the coast of North Korea was not caused by a nuclear test, the South’s media reported Thursday. The 5.9 magnitude quake struck about 190 kilometres (120 miles) south east of the reclusive state’s third largest city, Chongjin, in the early hours of Thursday, according to the United States Geological Survey. North Korea 10

June 29, 2017 5:33 AM K-Pop: Big Bang's T.O.P arrives for marijuana trial

SEOUL: T.O.P, whose real name is Choi Seung-hyun, was indicted without detention on charges of smoking marijuana in October last year, South Korea's news agency Yonhap said. He could face a maximum five years jail term or an up to 50 million won ($44,503 USD) fine if found guilty. Earlier this month, T.O.P was admitted into the emergency ward with a low level 44

June 16, 2017 10:32 AM N Korea's hostage 'playbook' backfires with Warmbier coma

SEOUL: North Korea has a well-thumbed playbook for detained American citizens who are valuable diplomatic bargaining chips for the regime, but the case of Otto Warmbier, flown home in a coma this week, is a glaring exception. The script is simple and familiar: arrest an American, hold a show trial ending with a lengthy jail term, release them in exchange 17

June 16, 2017 9:39 AM North Korea’s hostage ‘playbook’ backfires with Warmbier coma

The US doctors could not prove what triggered this but said they had found no signs of a botulism infection -- the official explanation given by the North Korean regime for how the young man fell into a coma. SEOUL: North Korea has a well-thumbed playbook for detained American citizens who are valuable diplomatic bargaining chips for the regime, but the case of Otto Warmbier 17

June 14, 2017 4:04 PM Spurs fans look away: Grim moment Son Heung-min's arm BREAKS for South Korea

TOTTENHAM striker Son Heung-min could miss pre-season training after breaking his arm on international duty. The 24-year-old was taken off in the 30th minute in the 3-2 defeat to Qatar, after landing awkwardly in an aerial challenge with Mohammaed Musa yesterday evening (June 13). Footage from the match shows Son clutching his right arm in agony, before 8

June 14, 2017 11:00 AM Tottenham’s Son breaks arm in Korea loss to Qatar

File picture shows Hotspur’s Son Heung-min scoring a goal against Kitchee in Hong Kong, May 26, 2017. — Reuters picLONDON, June 14 — Tottenham Hotspur and South Korea forward Son Heung-min broke his right arm during his nation’s World Cup qualifying defeat by Qatar in Doha yesterday, Yonhap News Agency reported. The 24-year-old was forced off in the 35th minute 7

May 16, 2017 7:04 AM New South Korean president will visit US next month

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - New South Korean President Moon Jae-in will visit the White House next month for a summit with President Donald Trump amid worries over North Korea's progress in building a nuclear and missile arsenal, Seoul's presidential office said Tuesday. The agreement for the leaders to meet in late June followed a meeting in Seoul between 13