Nagorno-Karabakh truce under strain as both sides allege violations

A Russian-brokered humanitarian ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh was under severe strain on Sunday a day after it was agreed, with Azerbaijan and Armenia accusing each other of serious violations and crimes against civilians. The ceasefire, clinched after marathon talks in Moscow advocated by President Vladimir Putin, was meant to halt fighting to allow ethnic Armenian forces […]

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Emergency meeting held in South Korea after North Korea parades new missiles

South Korea’s government held an emergency meeting Sunday, less than 24 hours after North Korea displayed a slew of new strategic weapons, including a massive intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), at a military parade. An emotionally-charged speech given by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the event — held to mark the 75th anniversary of […]

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Kim Jong Un leads early morning military parade for anniversary of North Korea’s ruling party

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned Saturday that his country would “fully mobilize” its nuclear force if threatened, as he took center stage at a massive military parade to mark the 75th anniversary of the country’s ruling party. He also unveiled what appeared to be a new intercontinental ballistic missile […]

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