Russia: Vancouver meeting is aggravating situation around N.Korea

MOSCOW | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

A meeting of 20 countries in the Canadian city of Vancouver to discuss ways to increase pressure on North Korea is making the situation on the Korean peninsula worse, the Russian Foreign Ministry said

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Nations to consider more N.Korea sanctions, U.S. warns on military option

By David Brunnstrom and David Ljunggren VANCOUVER | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

Twenty nations agreed on Tuesday to consider tougher sanctions to press North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Pyongyang it could trigger a militar

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China says Canada meeting on N.Korea showed "Cold War" mentality

BEIJING | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

China said on Wednesday a just concluded meeting in Canada about North Korea showed a Cold War mentality and would only undermine a settlement of the North Korea issue. Foreign ministry spokesman Lu K

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S.Korea says N.Korea suggested talks to send performance group to winter olympics

SEOUL | Saturday, Jan 13 2018 IST

South Korea's unification ministry said on Saturday that North Korea has proposed working-level talks on the prospects of sending its performance 'art' group to the winter olympics held in the South.

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N.Korea says IOC is considering S.Korea's proposal for united women's hockey team -Yonhap

SEOUL | Saturday, Jan 13 2018 IST

North Korea's International Olympics Committee (IOC) official said it is considering South Korea's proposal for a united female hockey team, Yonhap news agency reported on Saturday. South Korea's unif

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N.Korea offers talks with S.Korea on Winter Olympics art troupe

Seoul |Saturday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST

North Korea has offered talks to South Korea on sending its art troupe to the 2018 Winter Olympics, Seoul's Unification Ministry said on Saturday.

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Satellite detects new tunneling at N.Korean nuclear base

Seoul |Friday, 2018 11:45:04 AM IST

Satellite images show that North Korea has bored new tunnels near its Punggye-ri nuclear test site, indicating Pyongyang's intention to maintain its potential for future nuclear testing, a US website

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Macron discusses Iran, N.Korea with Trump over phone

Paris |Friday, 2018 9:15:05 AM IST

French President Emmanuel Macron has held talks with his US counterpart Donald Trump on telephone, in which they discussed issues related to Iran and North Korea, according to the Elysee Palace.

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IOC to decide on N.Korea in 2018 Winter Games

Geneva |Thursday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST

The IOC has said it will host a four-party meeting to decide on the participation of North Korea in the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games to be held in South Korea in February.

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