Weapons of mass destruction

March 14, 2017 - 11:49 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called for all parties to return to talks amid rising tensions over North Korea's nuclear weapons and missile programs. Li on Wednesday reiterated Chinese support for U.N. Nations resolutions aimed at nudging the North toward ending its programs and...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2016 file photo, Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi addresses the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters. Zahid said Tuesday, March 14, 2017, that the body of Kim Jong Nam, who was killed in February, has been embalmed to better preserve it, and that about 50 North Koreans whose work permits have expired will be deported. News of the deportations was a surprise as the countries have barred each other's citizen from leaving amid a diplomatic standoff over Kim's death. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, File)
March 14, 2017 - 1:59 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said Tuesday that the body of Kim Jong Nam, who was killed last month, has been embalmed to better preserve it, and that about 50 North Koreans whose work permits have expired will be deported. News of the...
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March 14, 2017 - 1:33 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said Tuesday that the body of Kim Jong Nam, who was killed last month, has been embalmed to better preserve it, and that about 50 North Koreans whose work permits have expired will be deported. News of the...
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South Korea's Ambassador Cho Tae-yul, left, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley, center, and Japan's Ambassador Koro Bessho hold a joint news conference after consultations of the United Nations Security Council, Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 08, 2017 - 8:42 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States on Wednesday rejected China's proposal for a halt to joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises if North Korea suspends its nuclear and missile activities. It called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un irrational and demanded "positive action" before the U.S. can...
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U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley addresses a news conference after consultations of the United Nations Security Council, Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 08, 2017 - 1:23 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States has to see "some sort of positive action" from North Korea before it can ever take Kim Jong Un's regime seriously and discuss ways to reduce tensions on the Korean peninsula, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Wednesday. China called earlier Wednesday for North...
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March 08, 2017 - 12:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior U.S. general on Wednesday accused Russia of deploying a land-based cruise missile in violation of "the spirit and intent" of a nuclear arms treaty and charged that Moscow's intention is to threaten U.S. facilities in Europe and the NATO alliance. "We believe that the...
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China's Ambassador Liu Jieyi arrives for consultations of the United Nations Security Council, Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 08, 2017 - 12:52 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley says the United States has to see "some sort of positive action" from North Korea before it can take Kim Jong Un's regime seriously and discuss ways to reduce tensions on the Korean peninsula. China called earlier Wednesday for North Korea to...
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FILE - In this Saturday, March 4, 2017, file photo, a man with a painted face attend the Day of Remembrance for MH370 event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Two of the world’s most intriguing mysteries are in the hands of Malaysian investigators. One of them _ the fatal poisoning of a relative of North Korea’s ruler _ happened long after the other _ Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which vanished three years ago Wednesday. Authorities have more evidence in the killing of Kim Jong Nam than in the plane disappearance, but both cases may prove impossible to solve completely. (AP Photo/Daniel Chan, File)
March 07, 2017 - 7:00 pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two of the world's most intriguing mysteries are in the hands of Malaysian investigators. Will they ever find all the answers to either? One of them — the fatal poisoning of the half brother of North Korea's ruler with a banned nerve agent — happened long after the...
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Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak poses for a group photo at the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) summit in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, March 7, 2017. The bitter diplomatic dispute between North Korea and Malaysia over the poisoning death of leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half-brother escalated dramatically Tuesday, with Pyongyang saying it had banned Malaysians from leaving North Korea. Najib in a statement said North Korea is "effectively holding our citizens hostage" by barring them from leaving. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
March 07, 2017 - 12:40 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — North Korea said Tuesday it was banning Malaysians from leaving the country as its bitter diplomatic battle with Malaysia escalated dramatically over the poisoning death of Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean leader's estranged half brother. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib...
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A visitor walks by the TV screen showing a news program reporting about North Korea's missile firing, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March 6, 2017. North Korea on Monday fired four banned ballistic missiles that flew about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles), with three of them landing in Japan's exclusive economic zone, South Korean and Japanese officials said, in an apparent reaction to huge military drills by Washington and Seoul that Pyongyang insists are an invasion rehearsal. The letters on the top read " North Korea, Fire missile." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
March 05, 2017 - 10:40 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Monday fired four banned ballistic missiles that flew about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles), with three of them landing in Japan's exclusive economic zone, South Korean and Japanese officials said, in an apparent reaction to huge military drills by Washington...
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