Tag archive for ‘North Korea’
By admin On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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‘Nuclear-free Korea peninsula’ possible through peace: Pence

Denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula can still be achieved peacefully because of Washington’s new engagement with China, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday, despite growing fears North Korea More...

By admin On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Pence embraces US-Australia partnership after Trump spat

SYDNEY (AP) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Australia's prime minister swept aside any lingering tensions Saturday over an Obama era agreement on the resettlement of refugees, joining forces to urge China to More...

By admin On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Pence reaffirms US-Australia alliance after Trump spat

SYDNEY (AP) - Vice President Mike Pence and Australia's prime minister brushed off any lingering hostility over a contentious refugee deal and joined forces on Saturday to urge China to take a greater role in pressuring More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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EU says China, Europe have interest in averting Korea crisis

BEIJING (AP) - EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini expressed concern Thursday about rising tensions over North Korea's nuclear weapons program, and said China and Europe have a common responsibility to avoid More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Japan and Australia to deepen ties amid North Korea tension

TOKYO (AP) - Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop urged China on Thursday to do more to help out in the international effort to pressure and persuade North Korea to stop escalating nuclear and missile threat. More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Asian shares gain on oil price rebound, strong Japan exports

TOKYO (AP) - Shares rose in Asia on Thursday after crude oil prices rebounded from an overnight sell-off and Japan reported stronger-than-expected exports in March. Easing tensions over North Korea helped brighten More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Coca-Cola in North Korea? It’s (usually not) the Real Thing

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - Coca-Cola is possibly the world's most recognizable brand, an almost inescapable symbol of the global appeal of American-style consumer culture. There are only two countries in the More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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North Korea propaganda video depicts bombing in US city

A US city is the epicenter of a nuclear bomb in a disturbing new propaganda video released by North Korea. The World War III simulation aired at the “Day of Sun” festival, which marked the 105th birthday of More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Pence to North Korea: ‘The sword stands ready’

YOKOSUKA, Japan — From the wind-swept deck of a massive aircraft carrier, Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday warned North Korea not to test the resolve of the U.S. military, promising it would make an “overwhelming More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Safety worries dampen Chinese demand for N. Korea tours

BEIJING (AP) - Some Chinese tourism companies are eliminating or offering fewer trips to neighboring North Korea as regional tensions and safety worries dampen demand. Representatives of tour companies Ctrip, Caissa More...