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North Korea can"t afford to go to war — and the country knows it

KNS/AFP/Getty ImagesThe current flare-up over North Korea’s missile tests and Donald Trump’s belligerent response is frightening for many, but anyone worried that Pyongyang wants .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2017

How many nuclear weapons each country in the world has

Between North Korea’s constant nuclear test provocations .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 14th, 2017

Japan deploys missile defence over N. Korea threat to Guam: reports

Japan is deploying its Patriot missile defence system after North Korea threatened to fire ballistic missiles over the country towards the US Pacific territory of Guam, reports said today. Regiona........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineAug 12th, 2017

North Korea knows it can"t afford to go to war

North is too often misunderstood as an unpredictable rogue state led by a dynasty of mad dictators.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 12th, 2017

"Balance of terror": South Korean media is pushing for the country to build nuclear weapons

REUTERS/Carlos BarriaSeoul (AFP) - As nuclear-armed North Korea's missile stand-off with the US escalates, calls are mounting in the South for Seoul to build nuclear weapons of its own to de.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 11th, 2017

Kim Jong Un doesn"t need to strike Guam — he"s already won

AP Photo/Wong Maye-E When North Korea on Wednesday repeated its intention to plan a missile strike directed at Guam, its wording was filled with conditions and chances for the country to backpedal. "Make sure you understand t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 10th, 2017

Trump"s aggressive "fire and fury" language toward North Korea is almost entirely unparalleled in history

President Donald Trump's aggressive rhetoric on North Korea has very little recurrence throughout history — and it could bring the country dangerously close to a nuclear war. On August 8, Trump said that North Korea's threats to.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 9th, 2017

Inside North Korea: Extraordinary Photos of Everyday Life Made More so by Just How Ordinary They Are

AFP photographer Ed Jones is one of the few western journalists allowed to enter North Korea on a regular basis. In addition to photographing mass military parades and spectacular propaganda events venerating the country's lead.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 9th, 2017

North Korea has released an imprisoned Canadian pastor serving a life sentence

Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) via ReutersBEIJING (Reuters) - North Korea has released a Canadian pastor serving a life sentence there on humanitarian grounds, the country's official KCNA news agency said on Wednesday. "Rim .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 9th, 2017

Trump Today: Trump Today: President says North Korea faces ‘fire and fury’ if it doesn’t halt threats

As the North Korean crisis escalates while on his Bedminster, N.J., vacation, President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would respond with “fire and fury like the world has never seen” if the Asian country doesn’t halt threats......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 8th, 2017

Wall Street falls after Trump warning to North Korea

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday in a late afternoon selling spree following U.S. President Donald Trump's warning he will counter North Korea with "fire and fury" if the country endangers the United States......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 8th, 2017

Why North Korea would be insane to nuke the US

KCNA via Reuters Kim Jong Un, North Korea's supreme leader, may preside over the most propaganda-inundated, oppressed, and ruthless country on earth, but he's not craz.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 8th, 2017

China vows to fully adhere to new UN sanctions on its treaty ally, North Korea

Rodong SinmunBEIJING (Reuters) - China will pay the biggest price from the new U.N. sanctions against North Korea because of its close economic relationship with the country, but will.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 8th, 2017

China offers its support after South Korea holds out an olive branch to the North

Bullit Marquez/APChina's foreign minister has said his country supported initiatives put forward by South Korea to ease tensions on the peninsula and was ready to see contact made between the two sides. Wang Yi told reporters on the sidelines of a regiona.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 8th, 2017

U.S. Should Fight Terror With Eritrea, Accused of Sponsoring Al-Qaeda Affiliate, GOP Congressman Says

Eritrea’s navy also was placed under U.S. sanctions in April, after a shipment of military equipment from North Korea was found en route to the country......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 7th, 2017

North Korea Sanctions Meet Skepticism in Southeast Asia

Most Southeast Asian countries prefer diplomacy to sanctions against North Korea as a means to pressure the country to give up its nuclear-weapons program, the head of the region’s diplomatic forum said......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 7th, 2017

North Korea Hit With ‘Most Stringent Sanctions in a Generation’

They're expected to cut the country's export revenue by one third. In response to a July long-range missile test, the United Nations Security Council yesterday voted una.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 6th, 2017

North Korea says its door remains "open" for US tourists, despite Trump"s ban

REUTERS/Jason Lee Seoul (AFP) - North Korea's doors are still open to US tourists, Pyongyang said Friday, despite Washington banning its citizens from travelling there following the death of a US student who had been jailed in the country.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 4th, 2017

Air France expands North Korea no-go zone after missile test

Air France has expanded the area around North Korea ruled off-limits for its planes after the country's recent missile test......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 3rd, 2017

Trump ready to destroy North Korea if it keeps testing missiles: US Senator

Kim Jong-Un boasted that his country could now strike any target in the United States.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 1st, 2017

How North Korea"s "Hotel of Doom" is Celebrating Kim Jong Un"s Nuclear Ambitions

A new sign erected on the 105-story Ryugyong Hotel's facade proclaimed the beginning of a new era for the country: “Rocket Power Nation.”.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 1st, 2017