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Obama weighed pre-emptive strike against North Korea after fifth nuclear blast and missile tests near Japan in 2016, Woodward book claims

Former U.S. President Barack Obama considered a pre-emptive strike on North Korea after it conducted its fifth nuclear test in September 2016, just days after lobbing three medium-range ballistic missiles 1,000 kilometers into Japan’s exclusive economic zone, according to a book by Watergate journalist Bob Woodward released Tuesday.

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Black Venus — the South Korean spy who met Kim Jong Il

Before meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, Southern spy “Black Venus” was told to stay up late, shower, and dress neatly. He also hid a micro recorder in his penis.

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South Korean envoys leave for Pyongyang for summit preparation

South Korean envoys headed to Pyongyang on Wednesday morning to discuss details for the third summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this month.

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Japan says North Korean threat remains despite summit pledge to denuclearise

Japan needs to bolster its missile defences and its alliance with the United States, its government stressed in an annual defence review that judged North Korea to still be a serious threat that has not taken concrete steps to denuclearise.

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USDA to Administer Nearly $6Bln in Aid to Farmers Hurt by Retaliatory Tariffs

The announcement comes after the United States and Mexico reached a bilateral deal as a result of the North American Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations.

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North Korean threat remains despite summit pledge, Japan says

Japan needs to bolster its missile defences and its alliance with the United States, its government stressed Tuesday in an annual defence review that judged North Korea to still be a serious threat that has not taken concrete steps to denuclearize.

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Meeting delay shows US frustration over stalled N. Korean talks

In canceling his top diplomat’s trip to North Korea next week, President Donald Trump acknowledged for the first time that nuclear negotiations have hit a roadblock.

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U.S. Revives Navy Fleet To Counter Russian Presence In North Atlantic

The U.S. Navy has formally re-established its 2nd Fleet as a result of a renewed focus on the North Atlantic Ocean, where the Russian military has been operating with increasing frequency in a way not seen since the Cold War.

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Trump says ‘most likely’ to meet North Korea’s Kim again

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would “most likely” meet again with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, while defending his efforts to convince Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons.

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Protesters topple Confederate statue at University of North Carolina

The controversial “Silent Sam” statue on the campus of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill has been toppled by protesters.

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U.N. aviation agency denies report saying it will send team to North Korea for on-site inspection

The International Civil Aviation Organization has denied a report that the U.N. agency was planning to send a team to North Korea to conduct “an on-site inspection” to ensure the safety of international flights from the country’s missile launches, a spokesman told The Japan Times on Monday.

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South Korean leader calls for train route to North Korea by end of year

The South Korean president has called for the creation of road and rail links between his country and North Korea by the end of the year.

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Moon says Pyongyang summit to be ‘bold step’ towards ending war

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday his visit to Pyongyang next month will be a “bold step” towards formally ending the decades-old war with the nuclear-armed North.

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N.Korean Restaurants in China Poised to Reopen

North Korean restaurants in China that shut down under sanctions against North Korea are preparing to reopen, Radio Free Asia reported Friday.

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US-North Korean nuclear deal stalls amid growing recriminations

The US and North Korea this week traded accusations in a further indication that the nuclear deal struck between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in June is stalling.

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