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#North Korea

# north-korea - Monday 4 September, 2017

North Korea is 'begging for war': US steps up pressure on Kim Jong-un at UN
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# Hydrogen Bomb

North Korea is 'begging for war': US steps up pressure on Kim Jong-un at UN

Sep 4th 2017, 7:53 PM 23,682 Views 142 Comments

Members of the UN Security Council are calling for further sanctions against North Korea as the state claims it detonated a hydrogen bomb yesterday.

South Korea now believes the North can fit a nuclear weapon onto a missile
# War Of Words
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# War Of Words

South Korea now believes the North can fit a nuclear weapon onto a missile

Sep 4th 2017, 12:01 PM 26,183 Views 73 Comments

The intelligence comes after Pyongyang claimed to have tested a hydrogen bomb.

# north-korea - Sunday 3 September, 2017

'Very hostile and dangerous': Donald Trump condemns North Korea's sixth nuclear test
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# Explosion

'Very hostile and dangerous': Donald Trump condemns North Korea's sixth nuclear test

Sep 3rd 2017, 12:40 PM 36,685 Views 93 Comments

The US President also criticised China, and offered advice to South Korea.

# north-korea - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Trump says talking is 'not the answer' to North Korean situation
# Mixed Message
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# Mixed Message

Trump says talking is 'not the answer' to North Korean situation

Aug 30th 2017, 8:05 PM 15,110 Views 62 Comments

His comments are at odds with remarks made by US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis.

North Korea ally China joins UN Security Council in condemning missile launch over Japan
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North Korea ally China joins UN Security Council in condemning missile launch over Japan

Aug 30th 2017, 7:33 AM 11,854 Views 23 Comments

North Korea’s only major ally said “we are going to make a necessary response”.

# north-korea - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'Brendan, we have to get out of here': Irishman in Japan recalls panic over missile alert
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'Brendan, we have to get out of here': Irishman in Japan recalls panic over missile alert

Aug 29th 2017, 8:45 PM 29,425 Views 66 Comments

North Korea sent a ballistic missile over Japan as part of tests.

Australian team taking 'appropriate precautions' as qualifier overshadowed by North Korean missile
# Threat
# Threat

Australian team taking 'appropriate precautions' as qualifier overshadowed by North Korean missile

Aug 29th 2017, 6:27 PM 6,864 Views 0 Comments

The Socceroos are in Japan for Thursday’s World Cup clash.

'Missile passing. Missile passing': Japanese awake to text message warnings of North Korea missile
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# Ballistic

'Missile passing. Missile passing': Japanese awake to text message warnings of North Korea missile

Aug 29th 2017, 7:17 AM 24,071 Views 68 Comments

The missile flew over Japan for two minutes before crashing into the sea.

# north-korea - Monday 28 August, 2017

North Korea launches missile that flies over Japan
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North Korea launches missile that flies over Japan

Aug 28th 2017, 10:23 PM 39,920 Views 103 Comments

Tokyo also said it overflew its territory, with the prime minister saying the government would take “full steps” to ensure the safety of the Japanese people.

# north-korea - Sunday 27 August, 2017

'Hard labour - it's hard': Canadian pastor freed from North Korean jail despite life sentence
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# Subversive Acts

'Hard labour - it's hard': Canadian pastor freed from North Korean jail despite life sentence

Aug 27th 2017, 6:11 PM 17,156 Views 9 Comments

A delegation sent by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau petitioned for the release of Hyeon Soo Lim.

# north-korea - Monday 21 August, 2017

Last US defector to North Korea died pledging loyalty to the 'great leader Kim Jong-Un'
# Great Defector
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# Great Defector

Last US defector to North Korea died pledging loyalty to the 'great leader Kim Jong-Un'

Aug 21st 2017, 12:58 PM 28,818 Views 20 Comments

His sons confirmed the death.

# north-korea - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Steve Bannon calls white nationalists 'losers'
# Surprise Interview
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# Surprise Interview

Steve Bannon calls white nationalists 'losers'

Aug 17th 2017, 8:22 AM 22,642 Views 112 Comments

The White House strategist is reported to be on shaky ground with Donald Trump.

'There will be no war on the peninsula': South Korean president on North's aggression
# War Games
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# War Games

'There will be no war on the peninsula': South Korean president on North's aggression

Aug 17th 2017, 6:54 AM 3,366 Views 2 Comments

Tensions in the region have been rising.

# north-korea - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Trump praises 'wise' North Korea decision to back off Guam
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Trump praises 'wise' North Korea decision to back off Guam

Aug 16th 2017, 2:35 PM 19,007 Views 56 Comments

Trump stunned the world last week by warning North Korea it faced “fire and fury”.

# north-korea - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

North Korea will watch more 'stupid conduct' of the US as it holds off on Guam attack
# Let's Take It Easy
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# Let's Take It Easy

North Korea will watch more 'stupid conduct' of the US as it holds off on Guam attack

Aug 15th 2017, 7:00 AM 15,548 Views 38 Comments

Leader Kim Jong-Un warned the US of further “reckless action” in a TV address.

# north-korea - Monday 14 August, 2017

Canadian pastor returns home after being released from labour camp in North Korea
# Freedom
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Canadian pastor returns home after being released from labour camp in North Korea

Aug 14th 2017, 7:38 AM 13,413 Views 4 Comments

He was released after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s national security advisor, Daniel Jean visited Pyongyang.

# north-korea - Saturday 12 August, 2017

What would happen if North Korea actually did fire missiles at the US territory of Guam?
# Good Idea Bad Idea
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# Good Idea Bad Idea

What would happen if North Korea actually did fire missiles at the US territory of Guam?

Aug 12th 2017, 9:45 AM 29,316 Views 43 Comments

North Korea plans to attack the tiny Pacific island this week.

China urges Trump not to use 'words and deeds to exacerbate' North Korea situation
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# Calm Down

China urges Trump not to use 'words and deeds to exacerbate' North Korea situation

Aug 12th 2017, 7:43 AM 3,883 Views 46 Comments

Trump has been engaged all week in verbal sparring with the North.

# north-korea - Friday 11 August, 2017

Trump says that a military plan to deal with North Korea is 'locked and loaded'
# Sabre Rattling
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# Sabre Rattling

Trump says that a military plan to deal with North Korea is 'locked and loaded'

Aug 11th 2017, 12:50 PM 31,296 Views 95 Comments

He called on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to “find another path”.

War with North Korea would be 'catastrophic' says Trump's defence chief
# Time For Diplomacy?
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# Time For Diplomacy?

War with North Korea would be 'catastrophic' says Trump's defence chief

Aug 11th 2017, 6:48 AM 15,525 Views 56 Comments

Jim Mattis has also said that North Korea would be “grossly” outmatched in any conflict.

# north-korea - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Donald Trump says 'fire and fury' threat to North Korea 'may not be tough enough'
# No Backing Down
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# No Backing Down

Donald Trump says 'fire and fury' threat to North Korea 'may not be tough enough'

Aug 10th 2017, 8:22 PM 19,286 Views 68 Comments

The US President warned the state to “get your act together”.

North Korea announces a plan to attack US territory of Guam
# No Reason
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# No Reason

North Korea announces a plan to attack US territory of Guam

Aug 10th 2017, 6:47 AM 29,530 Views 55 Comments

North Korea called Trump’s rhetoric a “load of nonsense” that was aggravating a grave situation.

# north-korea - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Minister: 'No immediate threat' to Ireland amid US-North Korea nuclear tensions
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Minister: 'No immediate threat' to Ireland amid US-North Korea nuclear tensions

Aug 9th 2017, 7:45 PM 45,608 Views 136 Comments

Minister Charlie Flanagan says Ireland must however remain vigilant.

Explainer: Why is North Korea threatening to bomb the tiny Pacific island of Guam?
# Start Off Small
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# Start Off Small

Explainer: Why is North Korea threatening to bomb the tiny Pacific island of Guam?

Aug 9th 2017, 9:12 AM 40,140 Views 50 Comments

The rhetoric from Donald Trump and the North Koreans has escalated tensions in the region.

# north-korea - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Watch: Donald Trump threatens North Korea with 'fire and fury like the world has never seen'
# Nuclear Threat
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# Nuclear Threat

Watch: Donald Trump threatens North Korea with 'fire and fury like the world has never seen'

Aug 8th 2017, 9:31 PM 28,388 Views 137 Comments

The threat was made in response to claims that North Korea has become a full nuclear power.

# north-korea - Monday 7 August, 2017

US tells North Korea: 'Stop missile tests if you want to talk'
# Come To The Table
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# Come To The Table

US tells North Korea: 'Stop missile tests if you want to talk'

Aug 7th 2017, 7:51 AM 7,550 Views 19 Comments

The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously approved a US-drafted sanctions package over the weekend.

# north-korea - Sunday 6 August, 2017

New sanctions imposed on North Korea are 'a whole new level'
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New sanctions imposed on North Korea are 'a whole new level'

Aug 6th 2017, 9:20 AM 20,413 Views 50 Comments

A ban on exports aims to deprive Pyongyang of about €850 million in annual revenue.

# north-korea - Saturday 5 August, 2017

US wants UN ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood
# Nuclear Weapons
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# Nuclear Weapons

US wants UN ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood

Aug 5th 2017, 1:32 PM 9,864 Views 36 Comments

The move could cost Pyongyang about €850 million in annual revenue.

'There's no sheik, no Chinese investors': Bray Wanderers' housing plan for Carlisle Grounds
# DMZ
# DMZ

'There's no sheik, no Chinese investors': Bray Wanderers' housing plan for Carlisle Grounds

Aug 5th 2017, 9:14 AM 4,163 Views 9 Comments

Martin O’Connor doesn’t regret a controversial statement comparing Wicklow to North Korea.

'There's no sheik, no Chinese investors': Bray Wanderers' housing plan for Carlisle Grounds
# Building And Property
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# Building And Property

'There's no sheik, no Chinese investors': Bray Wanderers' housing plan for Carlisle Grounds

Aug 5th 2017, 6:00 AM 10,031 Views 13 Comments

Martin O’Connor doesn’t regret a controversial statement comparing Wicklow to North Korea.

# north-korea - Saturday 29 July, 2017

North Korea boasts that all US cities are within its range after latest missile test
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# Warning Signs

North Korea boasts that all US cities are within its range after latest missile test

Jul 29th 2017, 10:11 AM 14,473 Views 90 Comments

The US said that China and Russia bore “unique responsibility” for the escalating tensions.

# north-korea - Friday 28 July, 2017

North Korea launches another missile hours after US and Japan step up sanctions
# Rocket Power
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# Rocket Power

North Korea launches another missile hours after US and Japan step up sanctions

Jul 28th 2017, 8:01 PM 10,946 Views 30 Comments

The launch came a day after North Korea celebrated what it calls “Victory Day”.

# north-korea - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Bray Wanderers label Wicklow 'the North Korea of Ireland' in bizarre statement on club future
# Fear
# Fear

Bray Wanderers label Wicklow 'the North Korea of Ireland' in bizarre statement on club future

Jul 27th 2017, 12:13 PM 30,611 Views 48 Comments

The good news is the club seems to be financially secure.

# north-korea - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Surfing and rice planting among attractions on North Korea tourism website
# DPR Korea Tour
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# DPR Korea Tour

Surfing and rice planting among attractions on North Korea tourism website

Jul 22nd 2017, 9:00 AM 11,491 Views 35 Comments

There are strict warnings from a number of countries not to travel to the isolated Asian nation.

# north-korea - Friday 21 July, 2017

US to ban travel to North Korea in the coming weeks
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# Banned

US to ban travel to North Korea in the coming weeks

Jul 21st 2017, 10:14 AM 11,076 Views 32 Comments

Relationships with North Korea have been strained since it successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile.

# north-korea - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Police examine if North Korean defector in propaganda video returned willingly
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Police examine if North Korean defector in propaganda video returned willingly

Jul 19th 2017, 11:48 AM 11,095 Views 11 Comments

The woman defected in 2014 and police in South Korea are trying to determine whether she was abducted in China.

# north-korea - Saturday 15 July, 2017

North Korea's Kim: Dictator? Reformer? Shrewd negotiator?
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North Korea's Kim: Dictator? Reformer? Shrewd negotiator?

Jul 15th 2017, 1:00 PM 14,368 Views 30 Comments

Like father, not necessarily like son.

# north-korea - Saturday 8 July, 2017

North Korea has 'built an intercontinental ballistic missile', so what now?
# Going Nuclear
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# Going Nuclear

North Korea has 'built an intercontinental ballistic missile', so what now?

Jul 8th 2017, 9:45 AM 10,802 Views 40 Comments

The Hwasong-14 ICBM could apparently reach Alaska.

# north-korea - Friday 7 July, 2017

Trump 'raised concerns of American people' with Putin at start of G20 talks today
# Election Meddling
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# Election Meddling

Trump 'raised concerns of American people' with Putin at start of G20 talks today

Jul 7th 2017, 8:01 PM 28,425 Views 109 Comments

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that neither of the pair wanted to stop talking once they’d started.

# north-korea - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Trump says Russia 'could have' interfered with 2016 US election
# Criticism
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# Criticism

Trump says Russia 'could have' interfered with 2016 US election

Jul 6th 2017, 10:27 AM 13,833 Views 44 Comments

The US President described Moscow’s actions as “destabilising” during a visit to neighbouring Poland.