Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Chinese geologists say North Korea nuclear test site collapsed, may explain end of program This may shed new light on North Korean President Kim Jong Un’s announcement that his country was ceasing its testing program. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 7 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Christopher Bodeen, The Associated Press Published 10:34 a.m. ChT April 26, 2018 | Updated 11:21 a.m. ChT April 26, 2018 CLOSE President Donald Trump said in a tweet nuclear negotiations with North Korea could be unsuccessful, and criticized past administrations on how they dealt with the issue. Veuer's Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more. Buzz60 … [Read more...] about Chinese geologists say North Korea nuclear test site collapsed, may explain end of program
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KIM Jong-un, the tyrannical leader of North Korea, has repeatedly threatened to launch nuclear strikes on the West and its allies. The hermit nation has dramatically accelerated its nuclear weapons program under his rule, leading to a series of disputes between Kim and President Donald Trump. Here's the latest... What is the latest on the nuclear situation in North Korea? On April 21, 2018, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said the reclusive nation is suspending long-range nuclear missile tests and shutting its test site. Several states including the UK, China, Sweden and South Korea welcomed the announcement but Japan reacted with caution, saying it must lead to "complete, verifiable and irreversible dismantlement". Referring to an upcoming, historic meeting with Kim, US president Donald Trump said the move marked "big progress", tweeting: "This is very good news for North Korea and the World - look forward to our summit." Pyongyang stopped short of suggesting it has any intention … [Read more...] about North Korea latest – what nuclear weapons does Kim Jong-un have and what has he said about South Korea?
There is no doubt North Korea's diplomatic charm offensive through the recently concluded Winter Olympics has had an impact on the Korean Peninsula. However, it remains to be seen whether it will provide or at least pave the way for a political breakthrough in the volatile region.Towards the end of the Olympics events, Pyongyang had opened up and showed a willingness to hold direct talks with the US, a country which the North regards as its primary enemy. It was certainly an unexpected overture shown by the hermit kingdom, especially after it had emerged that the country had pulled out of discussions during the opening ceremony.Tensions in the Korean Peninsula have relatively eased up in recent weeks after the North Korean regime agreed to send its athletes to take part in the Olympics, which were being hosted by its southern neighbour. The sports diplomacy was widely expected to at least lead to further discussions between the Koreas.With the diplomatic impasse and economic clampdown … [Read more...] about Will the US and North Korea hold face-to-face talks anytime soon?
US says sanctions are aimed at forcing Pyongyang to roll back its banned nuclear, weapons programmes 0SHARES Share Tweet Email Beijing protests Washington's decision to impose sanctions on Chinese companies accused of conducting illicit economic deals with N Korea PHOTO: AFP BEIJING: Beijing has protested against Washington’s decision to impose sanctions against Chinese companies accused of conducting illicit economic deals with North Korea, the foreign ministry said. US President Donald Trump on Friday announced measures targeting more than 50 North Korea-linked shipping companies, vessels and trade businesses, hailing the package as the “heaviest sanctions ever” levied on the nuclear-armed regime. US asks UN to blacklist North Korean entities for smuggling The measures, which the US says are aimed at forcing Pyongyang to roll back its banned nuclear and weapons programmes, apply to companies located or registered in … [Read more...] about Beijing protests US sanctions on Chinese firms over North Korea ties
Donald Trump has said he is hitting North Korea with its "heaviest sanctions ever" and could move to "phase two" if they do not work. The campaign will put "maximum pressure" on the regime to reduce its weapons programme, he told the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) just outside Washington on Friday."We imposed today the heaviest sanctions ever imposed on a country before," he said.Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin confirmed the sanctions covered "virtually all the ships" North Korea is "using at this moment in time"."The President has made it clear to companies worldwide that if they choose to help fund North Korea's nuclear ambitions, they will not do business with the United States," he warned.More than 450 sanctions have been imposed on North Korea, Mr Mnuchin said.Mr Trump had been expected to provide details of measures which target "56 vessels, shipping companies, and trade businesses" registered in countries including China, Singapore, Tanzania, Panama and North … [Read more...] about Trump announces ‘heaviest sanctions’ on North Korea as he threatens ‘phase two’