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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

Jockeying for cash in North Korea

North Korea's punters, who once risked three years hard labour for gambling, are now able to bet on local horse races as the isolated country scrambles to unearth new sources of income amid intensifying international sanctions. Laura Frykberg reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 16th, 2017

South Korean, US troops begin naval drills as North Korea threat looms

North Korea last week accused the United States of provoking the country by mobilising the aircraft carrier.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 16th, 2017

North Korea has been having small earthquakes ever since its massive nuclear test

KCNA via REUTERS SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has detected a fourth small earthquake near North Korea's main nuclear test site after the country's sixth and most powerful nuclear test explosion last month.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 13th, 2017

Fresh Earthquakes Signal North Korea May Have Damaged Its Nuclear Test Site

The country's sixth and largest blast could have destabilized the region. A series of tremors and landslides near North Korea’s nuclear test base likely mean the country’s sixth and largest blast ha.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 13th, 2017

Earthquake Detected Near North Korea Nuclear Test Site, USGS Can"t Confirm If "Natural Or Man-Made"

The USGS reports that a shallow (5km deep) magnitude 2.9 earthquake was reported in North korea, 23km NE of Sungjibaegam, close to where the country conducts nuclear tes.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 12th, 2017

India slips 3 notches to 100 on Global Hunger Index; trails N Korea, Iraq

Placed behind even North Korea, Bangladesh and Iraq; hunger situation in the country rated 'serious'.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 12th, 2017

Global Hunger Index: India slips 3 positions to 100th among 119 nations

Placed behind even North Korea, Bangladesh and Iraq; hunger situation in the country rated 'serious'.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 12th, 2017

Nuclear weapons a "sword of justice" to protect against US: North Korea FM

Said North's nuclear weapons represent a deterrent to protect the country from the US.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 12th, 2017

North Korean hack of US war plans shows off cyber skills

The country's hackers stole military plans developed by the US and South Korea last year.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 11th, 2017

Trump has "lit the wick of war," North Korean foreign minister says, according to Russia state media

REUTERS/Dondi Tawatao US President Donald Trump has “lit the wick of war” with North Korea and his country will be made to pay wit.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 11th, 2017

Japan"s New Satellite to Help Keep Self-Driving Cars---and North Korea---In Line

Japan is taking a leap in technology to keep its self-driving cars in their highway lanes, land delivery drones on matchbox-sized targets in the country, and potentially help destroy North Korean missile sites......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjOct 10th, 2017

Russia just helped North Korea harden its nuclear arsenal against US cyberattacks

Thomson ReutersWithout sharing weapons, nuclear secrets, or any military assets, Russia likely just handed North Korea a meaningful safeguard for its burgeoning nuclear arsenal by hooking the country.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 5th, 2017

Tillerson Says U.S. Is Talking Directly With North Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the country is in direct contact with North Korea, “probing” to see if Pyongyang is willing to engage in talks......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 30th, 2017

North Korea Accuses U.S. of "Exploiting" Warmbier"s Death

North Korea accused President Donald Trump of using the death of Otto Warmbier in a political campaign against the country and warned it would further harden its stance toward the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 28th, 2017

Rising tension spurs Malaysia"s ban on travel to North Korea

Malaysia has banned its citizens from travelling to North Korea as the country faces increasing diplomatic pressure over its weapons programs. The foreign ministry announced the ban in a statement today and said it would last un.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 28th, 2017

Rising tension spurs Malaysia to ban travel to North Korea

Malaysia has banned its citizens from travelling to North Korea as the country faces increasing diplomatic pressure over its weapons programs. The foreign ministry announced the ban in a statement today and said it would last un.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 28th, 2017

Malaysia bans its citizens from travelling to North Korea

Malaysia has banned its citizens from travelling to North Korea as the country faces increasing diplomatic pressure over its weapons programmes. The foreign ministry announced the ban in a statemen........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineSep 28th, 2017

US not at war with North Korea, such a suggestion is absurd: White House

It's not appropriate for a country to shoot down another country's aircraft when it's over international waters: WH.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 25th, 2017

White House Calls North Korea War Declaration ‘Absurd’

"We have not declared war on North Korea," said White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders. Early Monday, North Korea’s foreign minister said that Donald Trump had declared war on the Asian country. Late.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 25th, 2017

North Korean Official Says U.S. Has Declared War

North Korea’s foreign minister said Monday the U.S. had declared war on North Korea and his country considers all possible responses to be on the table......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 25th, 2017