Tag: North Korea

Biden-Trump debate: China, North Korea, India, reduced to ‘friends,’ ‘thugs’ and ‘filthy’ countries in foreign policy debate

That was how Democratic candidate Joe Biden attempted to sum up President Donald Trump’s approach to foreign policy in Thursday’s debate, arguing that Trump cozies...

North Korea unveils new weapons at military parade

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned Saturday that his country would “fully mobilize” its nuclear force if threatened as he took center stage at...

Kim Jong Un ‘very sorry’ over killing of South Korean, Seoul says

SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un issued a rare apology Friday over what he described as the “unexpected and disgraceful” killing of a South...

Missile launch or storm repairs? Flurry of activity fuels speculation of North Korea test

SEOUL: Analysts and security officials say they are watching for signs that North Korea may use an upcoming holiday to unveil new weapons or test...

Trump administration relaxes standard for exporting drones to friendly countries

WASHINGTON: In a significant development, the Trump administration on Friday relaxed standards for exporting drones to friendly countries. Under the new policy, drones that fly...

Galwan Valley: ‘China feels vulnerable about borders, but may not escalate Galwan’

Rana Mitter is director of Oxford University’s China Centre and professor of the history and politics of modern China. Speaking to TOI’s Srijana Mitra Das,...

Softbank-backed Coupang under scrutiny after S.Korea warehouse virus outbreak

SEOUL (Reuters) – Deluged with online orders as the coronavirus epidemic swept South Korea, e-commerce giant Coupang opened a new groceries warehouse and logistics centre...

N Korea’s Kim Jong Un appears in public amid health rumours

SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made his first public appearance in 20 days as he celebrated the completion of a fertilizer factory near...