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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Invites Trump to Talk About Giving up Nuclear Weapons

March 8th 2018

North Korea is willing to talk to the United States about giving up its nuclear weapons, South Korea said Tuesday, in a remarkable development that followed unprecedented meetings in Pyongyang. In addition North Korea has invited President Donald Trump to meet their leader Kim Jong Un according to a senior US official and a...
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North Korea Willing to Discuss Relinquish Nuclear Weapons, says Seoul

March 6th 2018

North Korea is willing to discuss relinquishing its nuclear weapons, and will freeze its nuclear and missile programmes if it begins direct talks with the US, in a dramatic easing of tensions after a visit by senior South Korean politicians. The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, will also meet his South Korean counterpart, Moon...
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UN: North Korea Is Giving Chemical-Weapons Supplies to Syria

February 27th 2018

North Korea has been shipping supplies to the Syrian government that could be used to make chemical weapons, according to a shocking new report Tuesday morning from experts at the United Nations. The investigators’ report—which was obtained by The New York Times—said the supplies include acid-resistant tiles, valves, and thermometers, and goes on to...
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Trump: ‘I Probably Have a Very Good Relationship’ With N. Korea

January 11th 2018

“I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong Un,” President Trump told the Wall Street Journal, contrary to literally everything he has said about the North Korean dictator. “I have relationships with people. I think you people are surprised,” the president added. Despite his claim to a possibly good relationship with Kim,...
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North Korea, South Korea Agree To Hold Military Talks

January 9th 2018

South and North Korea have agreed to hold official military talks, officials from the two countries announced Tuesday in a rare joint statement. Such talks would mark the first time the two Koreas have engaged in any such dialogue in more than two years. Earlier Tuesday, North Korea announced during a formal discussion with...
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North Korea Launches ICBM That Might Reach Anywhere In America

November 29th 2017

North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile on Tuesday that flew to a height of 2,800 miles, higher than any of its previous tests. If aimed at a standard trajectory, the ICBM would have a range of more than 8,100 miles, or “more than enough range to reach Washington, D.C.,” says David Wright at...
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North Korea: Trump Is A ‘Hideous Criminal Sentenced To Death’

November 15th 2017

North Korean state media on Wednesday didn’t mince words in its review of President Trump’s trip to Asia, calling him a “hideous criminal sentenced to death by the Korean people.” In an editorial in the Rodong Sinmun newspaper, Pyongyang’s state media said “the worst crime for which (Trump) can never be pardoned is that...
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Trump To North Korea: ‘Come To The Table’ Over Nuclear Issue

November 7th 2017

President Trump on Tuesday urged North Korean leaders to “come to the table” over the issue of its nuclear arsenal. At a press conference with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Trump said he “hoped to God” that he would never have to use the U.S. military in an all-out war against Pyongyang. Trump called...
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Report: 200 Dead in Cave-In at North Korea Nuclear Test Site

October 31st 2017

A tunnel at a North Korean nuclear test site collapsed this month and killed an estimated 200 people, according to multiple reports. The cave-in at the Punggye-ri nuclear facility initially trapped 100 people underground. Another 100 were killed during an unsuccessful rescue operation when an additional section of the tunnel fell, according to Japanese...
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North Korea Fires Another Missile Over Japan

September 15th 2017

North Korea fired another missile on Friday, its 15th test this year, according to South Korea’s military. Like its last test, on Aug. 28, the projectile flew over Japan. The Japanese government issued an alert via TV and cellphones, warning people to take shelter. Japan said the missile landed in the sea 1,200 miles...
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Following North Korea Test of H-Bomb, USA Threatens New Sanctions

September 4th 2017

U.S. envoy Nikki Haley says North Korean leader ‘begging for war’ as U.N. mulls sanctions. The United States on Monday said countries trading with North Korea were aiding its “dangerous nuclear intentions” as the United Nations Security Council mulled tough new sanctions and the isolated regime showed signs of planning more missile tests. South...
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Mattis To Trump: US ‘Never Out Of Diplomatic Solutions’ On North Korea

August 30th 2017

Hours after President Trump suggested on Twitter on Wednesday morning that he is uninterested in using diplomacy to ease tensions with North Korea, his own defense secretary rebuked him. “The U.S. has been talking to North Korea, and paying them extortion money, for 25 year,” the president tweeted. “Talking is not the answer!” In...
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North Korea: Missile Test Was ‘Prelude’ to Strike Against Guam

August 30th 2017

North Korea says the missile launch it carried out Tuesday was meant as a “prelude” to military operations against the U.S. territory of Guam. Shortly after the United Nations Security Council held an emergency meeting over the latest missile launch, Pyongyang’s state media Wednesday described the launch as “the first step of the military...
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Trump: All Options On The Table For North Korea

August 29th 2017

President Trump released a statement Tuesday responding to North Korea’s missile launch over Japan, noting that “all options are on the table.” The missiles passed over northern Japan and landed in the ocean, according to several reports. “The world has received North Korea’s latest message loud and clear: This regime has signaled its contempt...
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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Suspends Plan To Fire Missiles At Guam

August 15th 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, after being briefed by top military commanders, decided on Tuesday not to fire four missiles at Guam right away, North Korean state media reported, but said he’d likely change his mind if the “Yankees persist in their extremely dangerous, reckless actions on the Korean Peninsula.” Tensions have been...
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Report: Russia Linked To North Korean Missile Advances

August 14th 2017

North Korea’s rapid missile-program improvements can likely be traced back to a black-market factory that used to produce the Soviet Union’s most deadly weaponry, according to a new report and classified assessments by U.S. intel agencies. It is not believed that North Korea could have made such big leaps forward in their nuclear-weapons program...
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Trump To North Korea: Military Solutions Are ‘Locked and Loaded’

August 11th 2017

President Trump used Twitter Friday morning to warn that the U.S. is ready to go to war with North Korea. “Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely,” he wrote. “Hopefully Kim Jong Un will find another path!” Meanwhile, the United States and South Korea are preparing...
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North Korea Mocks Trump Warning, Prepares To Fire Missiles Toward Guam

August 10th 2017

North Korea on Thursday dismissed President Trump’s warning that the U.S. would unleash “fire and fury” on the communist-run nation if Pyongyang continued to threaten America, saying Trump’s statement was a “load of nonsense.” North Korea said it was finalizing a plan to fire four missiles over Japan into waters around the tiny Pacific...
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Tillerson Tries To Calm Americans, Says North Korea Is Not An ‘Imminent Threat’

August 9th 2017

During a scheduled refueling stop in Guam on Wednesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told Americans that there is not thought to be “any imminent threat” from North Korea. “Americans should sleep well at night,” Tillerson added in a calm contrast to President Trump’s threat of raining “fire and fury” down on North Korea...
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North Korea Threatens Strike On Guam

August 8th 2017

North Korea said it was “carefully examining” the possibility of launching a pre-emptive strike on the U.S. territory of Guam, just hours after President Trump said further threats from the rogue regime would be “met with fire and fury like the world has never seen.” Trump’s comments came following reports that the North Korean...
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Bombastic Trump Recklessly Threatens North Korea [VIDEO]

August 8th 2017

President Donald Trump issued an extraordinary ultimatum to North Korea on Tuesday warning Pyongyang not to make any more threats against the United States or they will “face fire and fury like the world has never seen,” during a photo op at the Trump National Golf Club in New Jersey. “North Korea best not...
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Officials: North Korea is Making Missile-Ready Nuclear Weapons

August 8th 2017

North Korea can successfully produce miniaturized nuclear warheads that can be attached to ballistic missiles, according to U.S. intelligence officials, The Washington Post reported Monday. The development marks an important step in the country’s ability to become a full-fledged nuclear power. The U.S. calculated that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un now has up to...
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North Korea Warns Of Retaliatory Nuclear Strike On U.S. If Attacked

August 8th 2017

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho warned the United States in a statement Monday that Pyongyang “is ready to teach the U.S a severe lesson with its nuclear strategic force” if attacked. Ri added that other countries are safe from nuclear retaliation so long as they do not join the U.S. in an...
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North Korea Vows To Seek Revenge Against U.S. Over U.N. Sanctions

August 7th 2017

North Korea on Monday threatened the U.S. with “thousands-fold” revenge for tough new U.S.-drafted sanctions approved by the United Nations Security Council over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programs. President Trump said Sunday night that he spoke with South Korean President Moon Jae-in about the sanctions, approved Saturday. Trump tweeted the pair were “very happy...
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Trump, Abe Discuss North Korea’s ‘Grave And Growing’ Threat

July 31st 2017

President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke Monday about North Korea’s weapons, and “agreed that North Korea poses a grave and growing direct threat to the United States, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and other countries near and far,” the White House said in a statement. The 50-minute phone call came after...
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U.S. To Ban Citizens From Going To North Korea

July 21st 2017

The U.S. will soon ban citizens from traveling to North Korea, the Department of State confirmed on Friday. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will implement a “geographical travel restriction” for North Korea, making it illegal to use U.S. passports to enter the country. Young Pioneer Tours and Koryo Tours also said on Friday that...
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Trump Threatens North Korea With ‘Pretty Severe Things’

July 6th 2017

President Trump attacked North Korea after its recent intercontinental ballistic missile test, claiming the rogue state was “behaving in a very, very dangerous manner.” Speaking at a news conference in Poland, he said: “It’s a shame they’re behaving this way—they’re behaving in a very, very dangerous manner and something will have to be done...
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U.S., South Korea Hold Ballistic Missile Drill After North Korea Test-Fires ICBM

July 5th 2017

On Tuesday, North Korea said it has successfully launched an intercontinental ballistic missile, calling it the “final step” in making the country a “confident and powerful nuclear state that can strike anywhere on Earth.” In response, the United States and South Korea conducted a joint ballistic missile drill to demonstrate “precision firing” capabilities, the...
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Trump Calls On China To Increase Pressure On North Korea

July 3rd 2017

President Trump pressed Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday to do more to help confront the “growing threat” of North Korea’s nuclear weapons program. The high-stakes phone call came after a tense week in which Beijing expressed anger over the Trump administration’s arms sale to Taiwan, which China considers one of its provinces. Trump...
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North Korea Calls Trump A ‘Psychopath’

June 22nd 2017

North Korea on Thursday called US President Donald Trump a “psychopath” as tensions soar following the death of American student Otto Warmbier, who was evacuated in a coma from North Korean detention last week. Pyongyang’s official Rodong Sinmun newspaper said the US president was in a “tough situation” at home and claimed he was...
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