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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Suspends Plan To Fire Missiles At Guam

15/08/2017

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

14/08/2017

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’

11/08/2017

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

10/08/2017

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’

09/08/2017

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

08/08/2017

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]

08/08/2017

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

08/08/2017

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

08/08/2017

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

07/08/2017

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

31/07/2017

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

21/07/2017

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’

06/07/2017

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

05/07/2017

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

03/07/2017

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’

22/06/2017

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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Otto Warmbier Dies After Release From North Korea

19/06/2017

Otto Warmbier, the American student freed from North Korean prison last week, has died, according to his family. Warmbier, 22, was in a coma for the past year following his March 2016 arrest allegedly stealing a poster. The North Korean government claimed he suffered food poisoning and lost consciousness after he was given a...
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North Korea Releases Jailed American Student Otto Warmbier

13/06/2017

U.S. citizen Otto Warmbier has been released from imprisonment in North Korea, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced Tuesday. The University of Virginia student was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in March 2016 for alleged anti-state acts. Last year, he publicly confessed to stealing a North Korean propaganda banner. Tillerson said he...
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Dennis Rodman: I’m Just Trying To Open A Door To North Korea

13/06/2017

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Tuesday, after telling reporters in Beijing that he is “just trying to open a door” to the Pyongyang regime. The visit by Rodman, who has been close to President Donald Trump since his time on NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice, comes amid rising tensions between the...
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South Korea: North Korea Fired Several Short-Range Missiles

08/06/2017

According to South Korea’s military reports North Korea fired what looked like several land-to-ship missiles off its east coast Thursday, which flew about 124 miles. The missiles were launched from Wonsan, South Korea’s Office of Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in has been briefed. This is...
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Trump: North Korea Showing ‘Great Disrespect’ to China

29/05/2017

President Trump on Monday tweeted in outrage that North Korea showed “great disrespect” to China by conducting another ballistic missile test over the weekend. Trump wrote, “North Korea has shown great disrespect for their neighbor, China, by shooting off yet another ballistic missile…but China is trying hard!” Late on Sunday, U.S. Pacific Command said...
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North Korea Says It Launched A Missile Capable Of Carrying A Nuclear Warhead

15/05/2017

North Korea’s ballistic rocket test Sunday was “aimed at verifying the tactical and technological specifications” of a newly developed missile “capable of carrying a large-size heavy nuclear warhead,” the country’s official KCNA news agency said Monday. The launch was supervised by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, KCNA said, and the missile flew about...
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North Korea: CIA Has Biochemical Plot to Kill Kim Jong Un

05/05/2017

North Korean state media has accused the CIA of hatching a “vicious plot” with South Korea to assassinate Kim Jong Un via “biochemical substances.” Pyongyang officials said the two have a plan to kill off the young leader during a public ceremony. “We will ferret out and mercilessly destroy to the last one the...
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Trump: ‘Major, Major’ Conflict With North Korea Possible

28/04/2017

In an interview with Reuters on Thursday, President Trump said “there is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea,” but he is hopeful that the U.S. can find other ways to work with the country regarding its nuclear and missile programs. “We’d love to solve things...
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Colbert Talks Tax Day, North Korea, Russia & The Obamas [VIDEO]

19/04/2017

Colbert started Tuesday monologue talking about Tax Day, or “the day we all release our tax returns to the man who won’t release his,” On April 15, Tax Day, thousands of Americans took to the streets to demand that President Trump cough up his returns. “Lovely idea,” Colbert said, “but the tax march did...
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South Korean Prosecutors Indict Ex-President Park On Corruption Charges

17/04/2017

On Monday, prosecutors in South Korea announced that they have indicted former President Park Geun-hye on corruption and abuse of power charges that could send her to jail for life. Park, 65, was impeached in December, formally removed from office March 10, and arrested March 30 amid a national scandal that has also swept...
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China, Russia Send Ships To North Korea

17/04/2017

Chinese and Russian spy vessels have been sent to shadow the group of U.S. aircraft carriers that are heading toward North Korean waters, Japanese media outlets reported Monday. The move comes amid escalating tensions surrounding Pyongyang’s nuclear efforts. President Trump has described the vessels as an “armada” and said additional and more powerful submarines...
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Pence To North Korea: ‘Era Of Strategic Patience Is Over’

17/04/2017

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence warned that the “era of strategic patience” with North Korea is over as he kicked off his 10-day Asia tour. Speaking from a joint U.S.-South Korean base near the Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea on Monday, Pence said the White House is counting on China to help...
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North Korean Official: “We Are Ready For War”

14/04/2017

North Korea responds to Donald Trump’s bluster: “We are fully prepared” for war. While China is urging the United States and North Korea to cool down, North Korea is responding to President Donald Trump’s provocative language by making it clear that war is on the table — perhaps even, it seems, nuclear war. “Whatever...
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North Korea Ready For ‘Any Mode Of War’, Trump Threatens N.K. in Tweet

11/04/2017

North Korea has warned it will defend itself “by powerful force of arms” against the U.S. Navy, which has angered Pyongyang by deploying a strike group to the Korean Peninsula. North Korea’s foreign ministry on Monday railed against what it described as “reckless moves for invading,” saying the deployment of U.S. forces proves Pyongyang’s...
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