The Newsmakers

North Korea Fires More Ballistic Missiles Into Sea of Japan

Pyongyang has fired two ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan, violating multiple United Nations Security Council resolutions and drawing sharp criticism from the outgoing Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. South Korea has also raised its surveillance level and says it stands fully prepared. What would North Korea's actions mean for the region? Is Pyongyang trying to put pressure on the US President Joe Biden to return to the stalled nuclear talks? Guests: Robert Kelly Professor of Political Science at Pusan National University Alexey Muraviev National Security and Foreign Policy Adviser Einar Tangen China Affairs Analyst

North Korea cuts communication links with South Korea

North Korea cuts communication links with South Korea

Covid-19 makes delivery jobs more popular in South Korea

Covid-19 makes delivery jobs more popular in South Korea

Inter-Korea Railway: North, South officials break ground on project

Inter-Korea Railway: North, South officials break ground on project

Pyongyang suspends talks with Seoul over drills

Pyongyang suspends talks with Seoul over drills

COVID-19 Cases Surge in Europe, WHO Sets New Global Distribution Programme

COVID-19 Cases Surge in Europe, WHO Sets New Global Distribution Programme

Libya Conference Seeks Support Ahead of December Elections

Libya Conference Seeks Support Ahead of December Elections

Bangladesh's Ruling Party Rallies for Religious Minority After Deadly Clashes

Bangladesh's Ruling Party Rallies for Religious Minority After Deadly Clashes

Russia Cuts Diplomatic Ties With NATO

Russia Cuts Diplomatic Ties With NATO

Syria: Assad Regime and Opposition Agree To Begin Constitutional Reform

Syria: Assad Regime and Opposition Agree To Begin Constitutional Reform

Hezbollah Protest Against the Beirut Port Blast Judge Turns Deadly

Hezbollah Protest Against the Beirut Port Blast Judge Turns Deadly

Can the EU Take Lead to Save the Iran Nuclear Deal?

Can the EU Take Lead to Save the Iran Nuclear Deal?

ICJ Rules in Somalia’s Favour in Maritime Border Dispute With Kenya

ICJ Rules in Somalia’s Favour in Maritime Border Dispute With Kenya

Iraq Election: Sadr Gains Strength but No Clear Winner

Iraq Election: Sadr Gains Strength but No Clear Winner

Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Steps Down Over Corruption Inquiry

Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Steps Down Over Corruption Inquiry

Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov

Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov

Germany, Denmark Repatriate Several Daesh-linked Families From Syria

Germany, Denmark Repatriate Several Daesh-linked Families From Syria

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