Tag Archives: North Korea

Trump-Kim summit to be held on Singapore’s Sentosa island

Singapore's Sentosa island

The much-anticipated and once-cancelled meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will now take place at a hotel on the Singaporean island of Sentosa, the White House has confirmed. White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said in a Twitter post that the venue would be the Capella Hotel on the island and thanked Singaporeans for their ... Read More »

President Trump slaps new sanctions on North Korea and Chinese trading firms

These fresh sanctioned are barred from holding U.S. assets or doing business with Americans The United States has imposed new sanctions on North Korean and Chinese trading companies to isolate the rogue nation over its nuclear weapons development and deprive it of revenue. The Treasury Department also designated six North Korean shipping and trading companies and 20 vessels as part of ... Read More »

North Korea says US ‘declared war,’ warns it could shoot down US warplanes

North Korea has ‘every right to make counter-measures’ including shooting down US bombers, says North Korean foreign minister The tension increased between two nations since North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on 3rd September 2017. The rhetoric has reached a new level in recent days, North Korea claims that United States has declared war on their ... Read More »

UN to hold emergency talks after North Korea’s hydrogen bomb test

The United Nations Security Council will hold an emergency meeting today in New York after North Korea claimed it had carried out a “successful” hydrogen bomb test, diplomats said. The closed-door morning talks between the 15 member nations were called by the United Nations and Japan. The closed-door morning talks between the 15 member nations were called by the United ... Read More »

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