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#North Korea

# north-korea - Thursday 6 July, 2017

United States warns North Korea it has 'considerable military forces' and is ready to use them
# Tensions
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# Tensions

United States warns North Korea it has 'considerable military forces' and is ready to use them

Jul 6th 2017, 7:29 AM 12,737 Views 62 Comments

The US is now pushing for tougher sanctions.

# north-korea - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

UN Security Council to meet today as North Korea provokes the US with missile tests
# Trouble Ahead
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# Trouble Ahead

UN Security Council to meet today as North Korea provokes the US with missile tests

Jul 5th 2017, 8:21 AM 10,586 Views 30 Comments

Experts have said that the world security community should accept that North Korea will have long-range nuclear arms.

# north-korea - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

North Korea says it successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile
# Independence Day
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# Independence Day

North Korea says it successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile

Jul 4th 2017, 7:55 AM 17,238 Views 27 Comments

“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

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

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

Jun 23rd 2017, 3:40 PM 28,825 Views 60 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 23rd 2017, 6:58 AM 7,551 Views 16 Comments

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

# north-korea - Thursday 22 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 22nd 2017, 9:45 PM 20,192 Views 39 Comments

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

# north-korea - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 20th 2017, 8:39 AM 19,421 Views 45 Comments

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

# north-korea - Monday 19 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 19th 2017, 9:55 PM 66,454 Views 81 Comments

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

# north-korea - Thursday 15 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 15th 2017, 8:29 AM 16,640 Views 14 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 14th 2017, 11:49 AM 17,916 Views 10 Comments

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

# north-korea - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

US student released from North Korea prison in a coma
# 15 Year Sentence
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# 15 Year Sentence

US student released from North Korea prison in a coma

Jun 13th 2017, 5:10 PM 45,439 Views 55 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 13th 2017, 7:25 AM 16,307 Views 9 Comments

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

US says North Korea 'poses a threat to us all'
# Nuclear Weapons
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# Nuclear Weapons

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

Jun 3rd 2017, 10:58 AM 9,052 Views 36 Comments

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

# north-korea - Monday 29 May, 2017

North Korea has launched its third missile in three weeks
# Provocation
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# Provocation

North Korea has launched its third missile in three weeks

May 29th 2017, 7:09 AM 11,237 Views 24 Comments

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

North Korea has just test-fired yet another missile
# Missile Dysfunction
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# Missile Dysfunction

North Korea has just test-fired yet another missile

May 21st 2017, 11:47 AM 16,520 Views 61 Comments

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

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

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

May 16th 2017, 7:49 AM 13,437 Views 33 Comments

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

# north-korea - Monday 15 May, 2017

North Korea's 'new missile' has unprecedented range
# Sea Of Japan
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# Sea Of Japan

North Korea's 'new missile' has unprecedented range

May 15th 2017, 7:28 AM 21,202 Views 42 Comments

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

US calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea fires ballistic missile
# Hostile
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# Hostile

US calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea fires ballistic missile

May 14th 2017, 7:35 AM 8,448 Views 13 Comments

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

# north-korea - Saturday 13 May, 2017

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

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

May 13th 2017, 4:40 PM 9,631 Views 25 Comments

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

# north-korea - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

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

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

May 10th 2017, 4:38 PM 6,049 Views 11 Comments

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

# north-korea - Sunday 7 May, 2017

North Korea arrests another American for committing 'hostile acts'
# Tensions
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# Tensions

North Korea arrests another American for committing 'hostile acts'

May 7th 2017, 7:01 PM 12,219 Views 12 Comments

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

# north-korea - Friday 5 May, 2017

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

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

May 5th 2017, 3:10 PM 15,026 Views 33 Comments

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

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

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

May 2nd 2017, 6:30 AM 260 Views 11 Comments

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

# north-korea - Monday 1 May, 2017

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

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

May 1st 2017, 8:55 PM 36,254 Views 64 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 30th 2017, 5:15 PM 15,496 Views 33 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 30th 2017, 8:05 AM 7,860 Views 38 Comments

The Pontiff says the international community needs to sit down.

# north-korea - Saturday 29 April, 2017

North Korea fires another missile, Trump tweets his anger
# Tensions
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# Tensions

North Korea fires another missile, Trump tweets his anger

Apr 29th 2017, 7:45 AM 23,256 Views 30 Comments

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

# north-korea - Friday 28 April, 2017

North Korea reportedly test-fires another ballistic missile
# Tensions Rise
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# Tensions Rise

North Korea reportedly test-fires another ballistic missile

Apr 28th 2017, 10:57 PM 14,225 Views 34 Comments

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

# north-korea - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

US trying to pressure North Korea into dismantling nuclear weapons
# Trump Card
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# Trump Card

US trying to pressure North Korea into dismantling nuclear weapons

Apr 26th 2017, 10:52 PM 13,280 Views 32 Comments

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

# north-korea - Monday 24 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 24th 2017, 6:43 AM 14,575 Views 7 Comments

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

# north-korea - Sunday 23 April, 2017

North Korea 'detains third US citizen' as tensions rise
# Nuclear Missiles
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# Nuclear Missiles

North Korea 'detains third US citizen' as tensions rise

Apr 23rd 2017, 3:24 PM 20,699 Views 54 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 22nd 2017, 8:39 AM 21,208 Views 30 Comments

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

# north-korea - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 19th 2017, 2:11 PM 27,357 Views 72 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 19th 2017, 7:02 AM 15,700 Views 62 Comments

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

North Korea threatens weekly missile tests as Trump says they 'gotta behave'
# Neighbours To The North
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# Neighbours To The North

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

Apr 18th 2017, 6:53 AM 8,910 Views 22 Comments

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

# north-korea - Monday 17 April, 2017

North Korea is 'ready to react to any mode of war desired by US'
# War Of Words
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# War Of Words

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

Apr 17th 2017, 6:45 PM 30,877 Views 50 Comments

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

# north-korea - Sunday 16 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 16th 2017, 7:26 AM 39,633 Views 61 Comments

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

# north-korea - Saturday 15 April, 2017

North Korea threatens to fire nuclear missiles if attacked first
# Nuclear War
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# Nuclear War

North Korea threatens to fire nuclear missiles if attacked first

Apr 15th 2017, 7:30 AM 29,343 Views 61 Comments

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

# north-korea - Friday 14 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 14th 2017, 9:41 AM 24,226 Views 57 Comments

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

# north-korea - Thursday 13 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 13th 2017, 12:57 PM 29,734 Views 50 Comments

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