The meeting was called to discuss recent North Korean missile launches. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)The U.N. Security Council scheduled an emergency meeting for Monday morning on North Korea’s ICBM launch at Japan’s request. The meeting was called to discuss recent North Korean missile launches. North Korea said leader Kim Jong Un observed Friday’s launch of its Hwasong-17 missile and called it another “reliable and maximum-capacity” weapon to contain U.S. military threats. The meeting was called to discuss recent North Korean missile launches.
N Korea: Missiles simulated attack to South, USNewslooks- SEOUL, South Korea (AP)North Korea’s military said Monday its recent barrage of missile tests were practices to “mercilessly” strike key South Korean and U.S. targets such as air bases and operation command systems with a variety of missiles that likely included nuclear-capable weapons. This combination of photos provided by the North Korean government, shows what they say military operation held during Nov. 2-5, 2022, in North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. This year’s “Vigilant Storm” air force drills between the United States and South Korea were the largest-ever for the annual fall maneuvers. In September, North Korea restarted its freight train service with China, its biggest trading partner, ending a five-month hiatus.24 days ago NewsLooks
In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives a lecture at the Central Cadres Training School in North Korea on Oct. 17, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. Both held intensive discussions on North Korea in a three-way meeting with President Joe Biden ahead of the G-20. The United States has also accused North Korea of supplying ammunition to replenish depleted Russian stockpiles in Ukraine. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government.15 days ago NewsLooks
It’s the first time for North Korea to publish the photo of Kim’s daughter. Kim, 38, is the third generation of his family to rule North Korea. South Korean media reported he has three children born in 2010, 2013 and 2017 respectively. Choe was referring to U.S. President Joe Biden’s recent meeting with his South Korean and Japanese counterparts on the sidelines of a regional gathering in Cambodia. Biden reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to defend South Korea and Japan with a full range of capabilities, including nuclear weapons.12 days ago NewsLooks
N. Korea fires missiles, US flies bombers SouthNewslooks- SEOUL, South Korea (AP)North Korea added to its recent barrage of weapons demonstrations by launching four ballistic missiles into the sea on Saturday, as the United States sent two supersonic bombers streaking over South Korea in a dueling display of military might that underscored rising tensions in the region. In this photo provided by South Korean Defense Ministry, two U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers, top center, four South Korean Air Force F-35 fighter jets and four US Air Force F-16 fighter jets fly over South Korea Peninsula during a joint air drill called “Vigilant Storm,” in South Korea, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022. In this photo provided by South Korean Defense Ministry, two U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers, right center, four South Korean Air Force F-35 fighter jets and four US Air Force F-16 fighter jets flying over South Korea Peninsula during a joint air drill called “Vigilant Storm,” in South Korea, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022. North Korea has launched dozens of ballistic missiles this year, including multiple ICBMs and an intermediate-range missile flown over Japan. South Korean officials say there are indications North Korea in coming weeks could detonate its first nuclear test device since 2017.26 days ago NewsLooks
N. Korea slams US for alleged arms to RussiaNewslooks- SEOUL, South Korea (AP)North Korea on Tuesday accused the United States of cooking up a “plot-breeding story” on its alleged arms transfer to Russia, arguing it has never sent artillery shells to Moscow. Last week, National Security Council spokesperson John Kirby accused North Korea of covertly supplying a “significant number” of the ammunitions to Russia. North Korea on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 accused the United States of cooking up a “plot-breeding story” on its alleged arms transfer to Russia, arguing it has never sent artillery shells to Moscow. In July, North Korea became the only nation aside from Russia and Syria to recognize the Donetsk and Luhansk territories as independent. The North Korean government has also hinted it is interested in sending construction workers to help rebuild pro-Russia breakaway regions in Ukraine’s east.23 days ago NewsLooks
Biden: US, Japan, SKorea Aligned than everNewslooks- PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP)President Joe Biden and the leaders of Japan and South Korea on Sunday vowed a unified, coordinated response to North Korea’s threatening nuclear and ballistic missile programs, with Biden declaring that the three-way partnership is “even more important than it’s ever been” when North Korea is stepping up its provocations. Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida listens to a speech during the ASEAN – East Asia Summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. “We face real challenges, but our countries are more aligned than ever, more prepared to take on those challenges than ever,” Biden said. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)Both Yoon and Kishida discussed the ongoing displays of aggression by North Korea, which has fired dozens of missiles in recent weeks. North Korea responded with its own display of force, flying large numbers of warplanes inside its territory.18 days ago NewsLooks
Foreign trip becomes victory lap for boosted BidenNewslooks- NUSA DUA, Indonesia (AP)For President Joe Biden, an international trip scheduled for just days after the midterm election looked like it would offer an escape hatch, allowing him to jet far away as he faced what many thought would be a crushing verdict from voters. President Joe Biden takes a selfie with U.S. troops after landing on Air Force One, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. President Joe Biden speaks at the COP27 U.N. President Joe Biden speaks at the COP27 U.N. U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during the ASEAN – U.S. summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022.14 days ago NewsLooks