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#North Korea

# north-korea - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea says it successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile Independence Day

North Korea says it successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile

“Does this guy have anything better to do with his life?” Donald Trump asked on Twitter, in reference to the North Korean leader.

# north-korea - Friday 23 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea says it is the 'biggest victim' in US student's death Otto Warmbier

North Korea says it is the 'biggest victim' in US student's death

Otto Warmbier had been in a coma since shortly after he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for allegedly stealing a poster.

From TheJournal.ie America says North Korea has tested an engine that could be fitted to a ballistic missile ICBM

America says North Korea has tested an engine that could be fitted to a ballistic missile

President Donald Trump has made halting the North Korean nuclear threat his number one foreign policy priority.

# north-korea - Thursday 22 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Bagpiper plays 'Going Home' as US student who was detained in North Korea laid to rest Otto Warmbier

Bagpiper plays 'Going Home' as US student who was detained in North Korea laid to rest

“It doesn’t feel real yet,” a school mate said at the funeral.

# north-korea - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a brutal regime': Trump condemns North Korea after imprisoned US student's death Otto Warmbier

'It's a brutal regime': Trump condemns North Korea after imprisoned US student's death

Otto Warmbier was released last week after nearly 18 months in detention in the country.

# north-korea - Monday 19 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The American student who was released from North Korea last week has died Otto Warmbier

The American student who was released from North Korea last week has died

Otto Warmbier had returned to the US last week after more than 17 months in prison.

# north-korea - Thursday 15 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Dennis Rodman's gifts for Kim Jong-un include Trump's book and a mermaid puzzle Art Of The Deal

Dennis Rodman's gifts for Kim Jong-un include Trump's book and a mermaid puzzle

He also gave a copy of Where’s Waldo? The Totally Essential Travel Collection, two sets of soap and two autographed jerseys.

# north-korea - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US student who fell into coma while imprisoned in North Korea returned home Otto Warmbier

US student who fell into coma while imprisoned in North Korea returned home

The State Department says Dennis Rodman’s visit “had nothing to do with the release”.

# north-korea - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US student released from North Korea prison in a coma 15 Year Sentence

US student released from North Korea prison in a coma

Warmbier’s parents were told their son was given a sleeping pill soon after his trial in March last year but never woke up.

From TheJournal.ie Dennis Rodman thinks Trump is 'pretty happy' he's going back to North Korea Tensions

Dennis Rodman thinks Trump is 'pretty happy' he's going back to North Korea

The former basketball player said the issue of several Americans currently detained there is “not my purpose right now”.

# north-korea - Saturday 3 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US says North Korea 'poses a threat to us all' Nuclear Weapons

US says North Korea 'poses a threat to us all'

Trump’s team wants to get China, Pyongyang’s ally, on side.

# north-korea - Monday 29 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea has launched its third missile in three weeks Provocation

North Korea has launched its third missile in three weeks

It’s the latest in a series of launches that have ratcheted up tensions over its nuclear weapons ambitions.

# north-korea - Sunday 21 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea has just test-fired yet another missile Missile Dysfunction

North Korea has just test-fired yet another missile

The launch is the latest in a series of provocative tests conducted by the hermit nation in recent months.

# north-korea - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie HSE remains cut off from external networks as finger points to North Korea over cyber attack Wannacry

HSE remains cut off from external networks as finger points to North Korea over cyber attack

Ireland has remained largely unaffected by the global cyber attack, which hit more than 200,000 victims.

# north-korea - Monday 15 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea's 'new missile' has unprecedented range Sea Of Japan

North Korea's 'new missile' has unprecedented range

Kim Jong-Un is said to have hugged officials and said they had ‘worked hard to achieve a great thing’.

# north-korea - Sunday 14 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea fires ballistic missile Hostile

US calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea fires ballistic missile

The missile flew more than 700 kilometres before landing in the Sea of Japan (East Sea).

# north-korea - Saturday 13 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea willing to meet with Trump 'under the right conditions' First Dates

North Korea willing to meet with Trump 'under the right conditions'

Last month saw North Korea threatening nuclear war if it was provoked.

# north-korea - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie New South Korean president says he'd go anywhere (including North Korea) to secure peace Open Door Policy

New South Korean president says he'd go anywhere (including North Korea) to secure peace

Moon Jae-in was striking positive chords on his first day as President today.

# north-korea - Sunday 7 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea arrests another American for committing 'hostile acts' Tensions

North Korea arrests another American for committing 'hostile acts'

“A relevant institution is now conducting detailed investigation into his crimes.”

# north-korea - Friday 5 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea says it foiled a CIA attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-Un Nice Try

North Korea says it foiled a CIA attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-Un

It is claimed a man named Kim was being coerced into killing the North Korean leader using a biochemical weapon.

# north-korea - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We're facing a crisis if the new South Korean government acts without US approval' US-NORTH KOREAN RELATIONS

'We're facing a crisis if the new South Korean government acts without US approval'

South Korea’s leading presidential candidate advocates inter-Korean dialogue and cooperation, writes Dr Dong-Jin Kim.

# north-korea - Monday 1 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he would be 'honoured' to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un De-escalating Tensions

Trump says he would be 'honoured' to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un

Earlier, North Korea warned it can carry out a nuclear missile test ‘at any time and at any location’.

# north-korea - Sunday 30 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump calls North Korean leader 'a pretty smart cookie' - but isn't sure if he's sane Kim Jong-un

Trump calls North Korean leader 'a pretty smart cookie' - but isn't sure if he's sane

The comments came as both North and South Korea tested missiles over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis wants to stop 'a world war in parts' over North Korea Korea Crisis

Pope Francis wants to stop 'a world war in parts' over North Korea

The Pontiff says the international community needs to sit down.

# north-korea - Saturday 29 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea fires another missile, Trump tweets his anger Tensions

North Korea fires another missile, Trump tweets his anger

The US President said the move “disrespected the wishes of China”.

# north-korea - Friday 28 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea reportedly test-fires another ballistic missile Tensions Rise

North Korea reportedly test-fires another ballistic missile

The South Korean military reports the firing of an unidentified missile by its northern neighbour.

# north-korea - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US trying to pressure North Korea into dismantling nuclear weapons Trump Card

US trying to pressure North Korea into dismantling nuclear weapons

Officials said they want to bring North Korea back to the “path of dialogue”.

# north-korea - Monday 24 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea detains US citizen who was trying to leave the country Detained

North Korea detains US citizen who was trying to leave the country

A total of three US citizens have now been held by North Korea in the last two weeks.

# north-korea - Sunday 23 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea 'detains third US citizen' as tensions rise Nuclear Missiles

North Korea 'detains third US citizen' as tensions rise

US President Donald Trump has urged China to take stronger steps to press North Korea to curb its nuclear and missile programmes.

# north-korea - Saturday 22 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Supercarrier the USS Carl Vinson will arrive in the Sea of Japan 'within days' North Korea

Supercarrier the USS Carl Vinson will arrive in the Sea of Japan 'within days'

There had been confusion about the movements of the US Navy carrier.

# north-korea - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump's 'very powerful armada' headed to Australia, not North Korea Heading South

Trump's 'very powerful armada' headed to Australia, not North Korea

It is a sign Trump is letting China control North Korea.

From TheJournal.ie America will respond to any North Korean attack with 'overwhelming and effective' force Northern Tensions

America will respond to any North Korean attack with 'overwhelming and effective' force

Aboard the USS Ronald Reagan, Mike Pence told troops he was there as “storm clouds gather on the horizon” of Northeast Asia.

# north-korea - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea threatens weekly missile tests as Trump says they 'gotta behave' Neighbours To The North

North Korea threatens weekly missile tests as Trump says they 'gotta behave'

North Korea could react to a potential US strike by targeting South Korea or Japan.

# north-korea - Monday 17 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea is 'ready to react to any mode of war desired by US' War Of Words

North Korea is 'ready to react to any mode of war desired by US'

When US President Donald Trump was asked for his thoughts on North Korea, he reportedly replied “Gotta behave”.

# north-korea - Sunday 16 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Kim Jong Un left red-faced as North Korean 'missile test fails' one day after military parade Nuclear Threat

Kim Jong Un left red-faced as North Korean 'missile test fails' one day after military parade

The failed test comes one day after Pyongyang showed off its military strength at a parade.

# north-korea - Saturday 15 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea threatens to fire nuclear missiles if attacked first Nuclear War

North Korea threatens to fire nuclear missiles if attacked first

Donald Trump has dispatched an aircraft carrier group to the Korean peninsula.

# north-korea - Friday 14 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie China warns that 'conflict could break out at any moment' over North Korea Tensions Soar

China warns that 'conflict could break out at any moment' over North Korea

The country warned there would be ‘no winner’ in any war, as tensions soar with the US.

# north-korea - Thursday 13 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea nuclear site 'primed and ready' as Kim prepares to throw down gauntlet to US Your Move

North Korea nuclear site 'primed and ready' as Kim prepares to throw down gauntlet to US

Donald Trump has said Kim Jong-Un would be “making a big mistake” to conduct a new nuclear test.

# north-korea - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Ronnie O'Sullivan tells Donald Trump to 'chill bruv'

The snooker star criticised the US president over a North Korea-related tweet.

# north-korea - Sunday 9 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US moves Navy strike group in show of force against North Korea Tensions

US moves Navy strike group in show of force against North Korea

The move will raise tensions in the region and comes hard on the heels of a US missile strike on Syria.