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”

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 determined to target US after stealth bomber deployment


    The deployment of the stealth bombers was to send across the message to Pyongyang about the US pledge to protect South Korea against any aggression from North Korean. The development took place after North Korea disconnected its last military hotline with South Korea on Wednesday and placed its rocket units with a threatContinue reading “North Korea determined to target US after stealth bomber deployment”

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”