North Korea conducts new test at rocket site, aims to ‘overpower U.S. nuclear threats’

SEOUL — North Korea said it had successfully conducted another test at a satellite launch site, the latest in a string of developments aimed at “restraining and overpowering the nuclear threat of the U.S.,” state news agency KCNA reported on Saturday. The test was conducted on Friday at the Sohae satellite launch site, KCNA said, […]

North Korea conducts second test at satellite site, to ‘bolster nuclear deterrent’

The test lasted from 22:41 to 22:48 local time, the statement said, in what NK News, an online news service based in Seoul, said could be a reference to a rocket-engine test, similar to the one that experts concluded had been carried out six days before. “The research successes being registered by us in defense […]

After North Korea Hints at New Policy, U.S. Warns Against More Missile Tests

The United States is prepared to take “simultaneous steps” with North Korea to achieve peace on the Korean Peninsula, the American ambassador to the United Nations said Wednesday, but she also warned the North Koreans against conducting further missile tests. The ambassador, Kelly Craft, made the remarks during a meeting of the United Nations Security […]

Trump’s North Korea deal with Kim Jong Un in Singapore was never really a deal

“There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea,” Trump tweeted just one day after the June 12 meeting. Trump, mired in disputes at home and abroad, has largely ignored the subject of North Korea. But on Sunday, he returned to it in a tweet, pointing to the “strong Denuclearization Agreement” in Singapore but […]

North Korea says it carried out ‘very important test’ at missile-engine site

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Sunday that it had conducted a “very important test” at its missile-engine test and satellite-launch site, another sign of the country’s escalating pressure on the United States to make further concessions before a Dec. 31 deadline set by its leader, Kim Jong Un. The test was carried out […]

A Quiet Agreement Between China and South Korea on Denuclearization

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Crypto expert arrested for allegedly helping North Korea evade sanctions

North Korea has long been accused of using cryptocurrency to avoid sanctions, but the US is now accusing a man of giving the country some help American law enforcement has arrested crypto expert and Ethereum project member Virgil Griffith for allegedly providing North Korea with information on how cryptocurrency and blockchain tech could help the […]