After Trump’s “locked and loaded” remark, Xi Jinping calls White House for rhetoric restraint


Chinese President Xi Jinping has called US President Trump on Saturday pleading for restraint on the ongoing war of words and actions which would help ease off tensions escalating between the US and North Korea. The call from Chinese President Jinping came after the US declared its military to be “locked and loaded” as wellContinue reading “After Trump’s “locked and loaded” remark, Xi Jinping calls White House for rhetoric restraint”

North Korea’s leader talks about uncle’s execution in New Year speech


The North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has referred to his uncle’s (Chang Song-thaek) execution for the first time in his New Year message. He used the words, “elimination of factionalist filth” to address the execution and regarded it as an event that has bolstered the country’s unity “by 100 times”. These messages are closely scrutinisedContinue reading “North Korea’s leader talks about uncle’s execution in New Year speech”

Israel destroys Hezbollah-bound missiles in airstrike


An air strike has been conducted by Israel in Syria. Israel has attacked a shipment of missiles in Syria that was headed towards Hezbollah guerrillas in Lebanon, an Israeli official said on Saturday. Israel has made it clear since long that it would not shy away from use of force to prevent advanced Syrian weaponsContinue reading “Israel destroys Hezbollah-bound missiles in airstrike”

US reaches out to North Korea for detained Korean-American’s release


The U.S. called on North Korea to grant amnesty and release a Korean-American sentenced to 15 years of hard labor under charges for committing “hostile acts” against the state. The said Korean-American is Kenneth Bae, 44, a resident of Washington state who is described by friends as a devout Christian and a tour operator. ApartContinue reading “US reaches out to North Korea for detained Korean-American’s release”

BBC Journalists went undercover with LSE students for North-Korea documentary


North Korea has recently celebrated the birth of its founder Kim Il-sung with a day of celebrations. The celebrations continued unabated despite the worldwide controversy about its nuclear weapons programme. However, there’s no doubt about the harsh reality of life in the secretive state. This has been caught on tape by a BBC team filmingContinue reading “BBC Journalists went undercover with LSE students for North-Korea documentary”

North Korea issues warning for South Korea after announcing its plans for US


After UN issued sanctions on North Korea, Pyongyang retailed and said it would not shy away from taking “strong physical counter-measures” against South Korea if need arises. Also, North Korea says that it will push for strict action against South Korea, if the fact regarding direct involvement of South Korea in further UN sanctions surfaces.Continue reading “North Korea issues warning for South Korea after announcing its plans for US”

North Korean Premier mentions the need for economic recovery in New Year speech


North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said in his new year address that people in his country should begin with “an all-out struggle” to rescue its crumbling economy. This address marks a “radical” change in the economic development witnessed by North Korea in the past few years. The Kim Jong Un’s speech was theContinue reading “North Korean Premier mentions the need for economic recovery in New Year speech”

Soldiers and Civilians came out in huge numbers in North Korea to celebrate successful launch of satellite


  A huge rally was carried out in Pyongyang, North Korea on Friday to celebrate the launch of long-range rocket to establish a satellite in its orbit. The move was condemned globally as experts looked at it as a way out devised by North Korea to evade the sanctions imposed on it by United NationsContinue reading “Soldiers and Civilians came out in huge numbers in North Korea to celebrate successful launch of satellite”