Tag: North Korea

UN Inquiry Chief Rejects N. Korean ‘Charm Offensive’

A judge who led a United Nations inquiry into North Korea’s human rights record says the North should be prosecuted in the International Criminal Court for its dismal record.   Retired Australian Judge Michael Kirby spoke to reporters Wednesday in New York, ahead of a decision next month by a U.N. committee on whether to […]

North Korea Threatens To Attack U.S. With Nuclear Power Over Continuing Military Drills With South Korea

North Korea reiterated Friday its threat to attack the U.S. with nuclear force, should the country believe joint military exercises by the U.S. and South Korea put Pyongyang’s security at risk. North Korea’s latest warning came about a week after its previous one July 29, when it said it would attack the White House and […]

South Korea Says North Korea “Must Disappear Soon”

A rhetorical battle between the rival Koreas intensified Monday with a South Korean official saying North Korea “must disappear soon.”   The comments, which will likely draw a furious response from Pyongyang, followed a series of sexist and racist slurs by North Korea against the leaders of South Korea and the United States. Pyongyang’s state […]