• 26 February, 2024
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U.S. worried North Korea could return to nuclear and ICBM tests, urges dialogue

By David Brunnstrom and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States is concerned North Korea's escalating missile tests could be precursors to resumed tests of nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic…

Russia says new six-way N. Korea talks still possible after missile tests -TASS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's foreign ministry said on Friday there was still a chance for six-way talks on North Korea to resume despite Pyongyang's recent missile launches which Moscow was…

U.S. State Department ‘condemns’ North Korea missile tests

(Reuters) - The U.S. government "condemns" North Korea's launch of two ballistic missiles, a State Department spokesperson said on Wednesday, calling the tests a violation of multiple United Nations Security…

China, Russia delay U.S. bid to sanction North Koreans at U.N

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) -China and Russia delayed a U.S. bid to impose U.N. sanctions on five North Koreans on Thursday, diplomats said, as Pyongyang suggested it may…

U.S. pushing for more U.N. sanctions on North Korea over missiles

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States is pushing the United Nations Security Council to impose more sanctions on North Korea following a series of North Korean…

10 years of Kim Jong Un: North Korea Better Armed but More Isolated

Ten years after Kim Jong Un assumed power North Korea is better armed but deeply isolated and more dependent on China, despite actions by the young leader that raised -…

By PTI and Chanakya Forum

Hypersonic Weapons: New ‘Sprint Kings’ In Strategic Weapons Race

Image Source: Raytheon Technologies It was reported on 16/17 October in several periodicals/dailies that China had tested a Hypersonic Glide Vehicle (HGV) in August this year (this was promptly refuted…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

S.Korea opens largest defence expo amid N.Korea missile tests

By Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea opened its largest defence expo ever on Tuesday, showing off its next-generation fighter jet, drones, and other technology in an effort to…

N.Korea accuses U.N. of double standards over missile tests, warns of consequences

By Hyonhee Shin SEOUL (Reuters) -North Korea said on Sunday the United Nations Security Council applied double standards over military activities among U.N. member states, state media KCNA said, amid…

U.S. says it is seeking information on North Korea tests, remains open to talks

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States is seeking more information on North Korea's recent testing, including its hypersonic missile test, but remains keen to resume diplomatic talks, a senior U.S.…

New Drives to Counter China Come With a Major Risk: Throwing Fuel on The Indo-Pacific Arms Race

An accelerating arms race in the Indo-Pacific is all but guaranteed now that China finds itself a target of new security arrangements — AUKUS and the Quad — aimed at…

By PTI and Chanakya Forum

N.Korea accuses U.S. of double standards on missiles, hampering talks

By Hyonhee Shin SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's state media accused the United States on Friday of double standards over military activities and pursuing a hostile policy towards Pyongyang that…