US envoy tells UN: North Korean leader is ‘begging for war’

Source:  AP News/Maria Sanminiatelli and Jennifer Peltz NEW YORK (AP) — North Korea’s leader is “begging for war,” the U.S. ambassador said Monday at an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council, as members called for punishing the country with even stronger sanctions for its powerful nuclear test. Ambassador Nikki Haley said the U.S. would Read more »

Worst drought in 16 years threatens food supplies in North Korea – U.N.

Source:  Reuters LONDON – North Korea is facing severe food shortages due to the worst drought since 2001 with food imports needed to ensure children and the elderly do not go hungry, the United Nations’ food agency said on Thursday. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said rainfall in key producing areas fell well below Read more »