Beijing rebuffs Washington demand to cut off oil exports to N.Korea

China rebuffed U.S. demands to cut off oil exports to North Korea as a way to dissuade Kim Jong-Un’s regime from pursuing nuclear weapons, saying instead it

Korean crisis | Oil will keep flowing, but UN sanctions hit Beijing’s troublesome ally hard

North Korea will be feeling the pain of new United Nations sanctions targeting some of its biggest remaining foreign revenue streams. But the Security Council eased off

Analysis | How can US stop North Korea nukes? Three experts have ideas

If the U.S. attacks North Korea, the world could see another nuclear war. Yet negotiations won’t work — leader Kim Jong Un won’t live up to

MDT EXPLAINS | What is a hydrogen bomb

North Korea says it successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb in its latest nuclear test Sunday. Outside experts haven’t been able to verify that claim, but say it’s

Korean Crisis | Putin urges talks, says sanctions not working

While condemning North Korea over its latest nuclear test, the leaders of Russia and South Korea seemed far apart on the issue of stepping up sanctions against

Korean crisis | Seoul displays military strength anticipating new missile test from North Korea

With Seoul expecting another North Korean missile test, South Korean warships conducted live-fire exercises at sea on Tuesday in a second straight day of military swagger

Chinese oil lifeline to N. Korea targeted after nuclear blast

Even before North Korea detonated its most powerful nuclear bomb yet, Japan was calling for moves to cut off its oil supply. Some sort of oil

BRICS countries urge UN reform, cooperation on terrorism

The BRICS group of five major emerging economies called yesterday for reform of the United Nations and tougher measures against terrorist groups, while denouncing North Korea’s latest

Korean crisis | South simulates attack on North’s nuke site after test

Following U.S. warnings to North Korea of a “massive military response,” South Korea fired missiles into the sea to simulate an attack on the North’s main nuclear

Analysis | South Koreans worry N. Korean nukes will damage US alliance

U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter following North Korea’s strongest-ever nuclear test explosion to criticize both Koreas and China. But his tweets will get as

Korean crisis | Trump: ‘All options are on table’ after missile launch

U.S. President Donald Trump said that North Korea had signaled its “contempt for its neighbors” and that “all options are on the table” in terms of

Korean crisis | In a first, North fires missile over Japan in aggressive test

In a first, North Korea yesterday fired a midrange ballistic missile designed to carry a nuclear payload that flew over Japan and splashed into the northern Pacific Ocean,

Russia, UAE tell North Korea: Stop your ‘provocations’

The foreign ministers of Russia and the United Arab Emirates urged North Korea yesterday to stop its provocations and obey United Nations resolutions, after Pyongyang’s launch

China urges end to ‘malicious cycle’ of tensions

China has urged all countries involved in the nuclear standoff on the Korean Peninsula to show restraint and end a “malicious cycle” of escalating tensions. Chinese