22:50 GMT +320 July 2019
Listen Live
    Cartoons

    Going Nuclear

    Cartoons
    Get short URL
    4132

    As North Korea continues to beef up its missile program, the United States warned that it might use military force against Pyongyang or sever trade relations with China if the international community fails to take strong action, as both Russia and China warned against any further escalation of a tense situation in their backyard.

    Going Nuclear

    On Tuesday, North Korea announced it successfully launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile. Pyongyang claimed the missile reached an altitude of 1,740 miles during its 39-minute flight before accurately hitting an intended area in the Sea of Japan

    US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley insisted during an emergency meeting of the Security Council on Wednesday that North Korea's actions were "quickly closing off the possibility of a diplomatic solution," leaving Washington few options except military force.

    Related:

    South Korea's Moon Says Ready to Meet North's Kim Under 'Right Conditions'
    US Threatens War on North Korea: Who is the Real Provocateur?
    Tags:
    Democratic Republic of North Korea (DPRK), United States
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik

    More cartoons

    • #RickyRenunciaYa
      Last update: 02:16 19.07.2019
      02:16 19.07.2019

      RickyRenunciaYa

      When word of protests in Puerto Rico reached the desk of US President Donald Trump, 45 took it upon himself to fan the flames of calls for Governor Ricardo A. Rosselló to resign by repeating erroneous claims about federal aid to the US territory.

    • No Fun in Area 51
      Last update: 01:11 17.07.2019
      01:11 17.07.2019

      No Fun in Area 51

      Edwards Air Force Base, more commonly known as Area 51, has been the subject of countless conspiracy theories for decades, but a recent surge of social media memes and a Facebook event with a large RSVP list have put the United States Air Force on high alert for people who want to “see them aliens.”

    • Pedophiles, Plea Deals and Pink Slips
      Last update: 22:06 12.07.2019
      22:06 12.07.2019

      Pedophiles, Plea Deals and Pink Slips

      On Friday, US President Donald Trump announced to White House reporters that Labor Secretary Rene Alexander Acosta would be stepping down of his own accord, just two days after Acosta held a press conference defending his 2007 plea deal given to convicted sex offender and billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein.

    • Free Speech & Tweets
      Last update: 01:42 10.07.2019
      01:42 10.07.2019

      Free Speech & Tweets

      On Tuesday, a federal appeals court ruled that since assuming office, US President Donald Trump has been violating the US Constitution’s First Amendment by choosing to block certain Americans from viewing his timeline, despite the account in question being his personal handle rather than “@POTUS.”