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North Korea secretly pursuing nuclear weapons: reports surface

AFP | Reports that North Korea intends to secretly maintain some of its nuclear stockpile and production facilities raised questions Sunday about President Donald Trump's...

Six things we learned from historic US-N.Korea summit

AFP | US President Donald Trump hailed his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un as a "very great day in the history of the...

Six things we learned from historic US-N.Korea summit

AFP | US President Donald Trump hailed his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un as a "very great day in the history of the...

Trump and Kim raise summit hopes after days of brinkmanship

AFP | Plans for a landmark summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un are moving "very nicely", US President Donald Trump said Sunday, as the...

North Korea summit could still happen: Trump

AFP | One day after abruptly pulling the plug on a high-stakes summit with North Korea, US President Donald Trump said Friday the meeting with...

Trump-Kim summit in play as Moon visits White House

AFP | Donald Trump holds a high-stakes meeting with South Korea's president at the White House Tuesday, talks that could decide whether the US president's...

North Korea threatens to cancel US summit

AFP | North Korea threatened Wednesday to cancel the forthcoming summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump if Washington seeks to push...

Dismantling of N. Korea nuclear site ‘well under way’: US monitor

AFP | Satellite photos indicate North Korea has begun dismantling its nuclear test site ahead of a historic summit between leader Kim Jong Un and...

Korean “peace pipeline” gains traction

M K Bhadrakumar | The two “peace pipelines” – one carrying Iranian natural gas via Pakistan to India and a second transporting Russian gas via...

North Korea agrees to inter-Korean talks next week: Seoul

AFP | North Korea on Saturday agreed to hold high-level talks with Seoul next week to discuss logistics for a rare inter-Korean summit, the South's...

Chinese drones adding to the North Korean arsenal

AFP | Wang Dewen's daughter-in-law says the Chinese businessman could be dead. His wife claims he is travelling. But they are sure of one thing:...

N. Korean athletes arrive in the South for Paralympics

AFP | North Korean athletes and delegates arrived in the South Wednesday to take part in the Winter Paralympics, as part of...

Asian markets sink again as Trump fans trade war fears

AFP | Asian markets turned negative again on Monday as the fallout from Donald Trump's steel and aluminium tariffs continues to feed concerns of a...

Trump announces ‘heaviest ever’ sanctions on North Korea

AFP | US President Donald Trump has rolled out fresh sanctions against North Korea-linked shipping assets, hailing the package as the "heaviest sanctions ever" levied...

Pakistan has much stronger credentials for NSG membership than India

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The full membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is significant for Pakistan. The inclusion in the Group not only...

Kim roars again as Trump looks at military options

News Analysis | North Korea's top man, Kim Jong Un has pledged to continue efforts to achieve the country's nuclear goals which are aimed at...

Pyongyang does what it says: One more missile flies over Japan!

News Analysis | A day after threatening to sink Japan, North Korea fired a ballistic missile over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido on Friday....

Trump’s Twitter rants and Kim’s red lines

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery | Japan was jostled when Kim's North Korea fired an IRBM that flew over its territory. Despite condemnations and threats from...

Moon prefers ‘sunshine policy’ to war with North Korea

M K Bhadrakumar | I seldom write a consecutive blog on the same topic but an exception is in order because I received a few...

Defying global pressure: North Korea fires new land-to-ship missiles

Ju-min Park and Soyoung Kim | Seoul - North Korea fired what appeared to be several land-to-ship missiles off its east coast on Thursday, South...

After MOAB, USA reveals GMD: Which state will be used as...

Dr. Zafar N. Jaspal | Since his election, President Trump has been signaling to solidify United States military muscle. He has exhibited leaning towards the new...

NSG membership: Will Russia “convince” China to vote in India’s favor?

M. K. Bhadrakumar | The External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj seldom if ever would say a bloomer. Therefore, her remark on June 6 seems odd,...

India looks to woo adamant China for entry into NSG: Will...

News Analysis | China has said that India’s entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) has become more complicated under new circumstances. “It (NSG) is a...

Why is China keeping India from joining the NSG?

News Analysis | China indicated on Monday it will not support India’s entry to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) at the elite bloc’s plenary meeting...

Will Trump be left standing alone against North Korea?

M. K. Bhadrakumar | On Tuesday, even as Moon Jae-in got elected as South Korea’s next president, in faraway Oslo, North Korean and American representatives sat...

US Secretary of State warns North Korea that military action is...

Military action by the United States against nuclear-armed North Korea is an "option on the table" if the threat from the rogue regime escalates,...

South Korean Lawmakers Begin Presidential Impeachment Vote

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean lawmakers began an impeachment vote Friday against President Park Geun-hye. Success is widely expected amid a corruption scandal...

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