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China says N Korea crisis faces ‘turning point’

China says N Korea crisis faces ‘turning point’

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China said Tuesday that the North Korean nuclear crisis had reached a “turning point” and it was time to enter peace talks. The comments by foreign ministry [...]
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Guam residents relievedfor nowafter N Korea tones down missile threat

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Residents and officials in this US territory greeted news that North Korea was stepping back from a planned missile strike on the island with some relief and tepid [...]
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N Korea Says It Will Wait ‘a Little More’ Before Acting on Guam Threat

N Korea Says It Will Wait ‘a Little More’ Before Acting on Guam Threat

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

North Korea appeared on Tuesday to pause its threat to launch ballistic missiles toward Guam, saying it would wait to assess “the foolish and stupid conduct” of [...]
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The Real Reason N Korea Is Threatening Guam

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Politico.com | 6:00 AM

On a steamy May afternoon at Anderson Air Force Base in Guam, military air traffic converges from all over the world: gray B-52s from North Dakota, KC-130 tankers from [...]
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Yonhap News Flash: N Korean Submarine About to Launch an ICBM! WELL, NOT REALLY.

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | 38north.org | 6:00 AM

For those of us steeped in nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles, this headline makes no sense. ICBMs are land-based missiles fired from mobile launchers or underground [...]
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Analysis: N Korea, US curb military threats but diplomatic progress remains elusive

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea and the Trump administration have stepped back from the belligerent threats of the past week, raising hopes that diplomacy might replace brinksmanship. Even so, [...]
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US Worried N Korea Will Unleash Cyberattacks

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

As tensions rise over North Korea’s potential nuclear missile threat, US officials and outside experts are increasingly concerned the rogue regime will respond to [...]
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N Korea’s greatest bomb-ast

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Politico | 6:00 AM

One thing is clear about the notoriously secretive regime of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un: His communist propagandists have a way with words (and probably a few [...]
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US intel official: N Korea not reliant on imported missile engines

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

A US intelligence official knocked down claims that North Korea may have used illicit trade networks to purchase powerful rocket engines once produced by a Ukrainian factory [...]
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To make N Korean sanctions stick, the ‘gloves are off’ for US in fight against Chinese smugglers

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

Cai didn’t know what he was bringing into North Korea, and he didn’t dare ask. Whenever the 49-year-old truck driver crossed the bridge into North Korea, the [...]
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Despite N Korea threat, defense funding bill could get ‘kicked down the road’ again

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Despite concerns over North Korea, a national defense spending bill may get “kicked down the road” again as Congress grapples with other pressing issues, analysts [...]
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Korean man sought in brutal murder of 89-year-old woman

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Police are looking for a 57-year-old foreigner to facilitate investigations into the brutal murder of an elderly woman, whose body was found in an apartment bathroom at [...]
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N Korea is executing, torturing and enslaving those who practice religion, US says in new report

N Korea is executing, torturing and enslaving those who practice religion, US says in new report

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

The North Korean regime has continued to position itself as one of the world’s worst persecutors of the religious, torturing and killing people who practice their [...]
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N Korea ‘one of the saddest places on earth’ex-teacher

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Newshub | 6:00 AM

A journalist and author who spent six months teaching English in North Korea has spoken of the abuse and ideology the school system in the rogue nation puts on its students. [...]
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N Korea Willing to Use Child Soldiers to Fight US

N Korea Willing to Use Child Soldiers to Fight US

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

North Korean children would take up arms to defend their motherland from a US attack, according to leaders of the country’s main youth organisations. At a joint [...]
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