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Thousands of North Korean troops paraded through Pyongyang Sunday as the nuclear-armed country celebrated its 70th birthday, followed by artillery and tanks, but it refrained from displaying the intercontinental ballistic missiles that have seen it hit with sanctions.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said during his summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in that he would close the country's nuclear test site in May in full view of the outside world, Moon's office said.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister landed in the South Friday, the first member of Pyongyang's ruling dynasty to set foot in its rival since the Korean War.
The U.S. currently has 660 deployed Minuteman-III Inter-continental Ballistic Missiles (ICBM), Trident-II, Submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs), and B-2A and B-52H heavy bombers in its nuclear arsenal for deterrence.
The North Korean regime has started tests with a view to loading intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) with anthrax, according to regional media reports.
North Korea has accused the US of conducting a surprise "nuclear bomb dropping drill" on major targets in the communist country a day after two American B-1B warplanes flew over South Korean airspace.
US bombers overflew the Korean peninsula Thursday as part of an exercise with Japanese and South Korean warplanes, the US Air Force said, days before President Donald Trump arrives in the region for a trip set to be dominated by the nuclear-armed North.
The US has formally requested a UN Security Council vote on Monday on the toughest sanctions yet against North Korea despite resistance from China and Russia, as Pyongyang's state media calls for a nuclear arms buildup.
North Korea could develop missiles that can reach Europe sooner than expected, the French defence minister has warned.
South Korea said on Monday it was talking to the United States about deploying aircraft carriers and strategic bombers to the Korean peninsula after signs North Korea might launch more missiles in the wake of its sixth and largest nuclear test.
North Korea’s self-defensive nuclear deterrence arsenal will never be on the negotiating table, a Pyongyang envoy said on Tuesday (Aug 22).
North Korea has warned the United States will be "pouring gasoline on fire" by conducting annual war games with the South amid heightened tensions between Pyongyang and Washington.
Mozambique’s government said on Monday that it had identified 30,000 “ghost employees” in its civil service who cost $250 million between 2015 and 2017.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has announced free transportation for indigenes of the state living in other parts of the country, who intend to return home to celebrate the festive season with their loved ones.
Apparently irked by allegations from the opposition that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the raid of the home of Aliyu and Mustapha, sons of the People Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, the Presidency has advised Nigerians to ignore such claims.
The federal government says though it is the constitutional right of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo to support a candidate for an election, his endorsement, however, does not guarantee victory.
The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Mrs. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in collaboration with the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) reveals it would commence a national Micro Finance Bank (MFB) in January 2019
The Federal Government will definitely proffer lasting solutions to the incessant clashes between farmers and herdsmen in affected states across the country.
Niger state government deploys over 150 security personnel to safeguard lives and property in areas affected by spate of kidnapping and other acts of banditry
China has announced it will "immediately" implement measures agreed under a trade war truce with the United States.
Sen. Olarenwaju Tejuosho, Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, has called on the executive to release the additional one million dollars meant for Family Planning services.