North Korea tells U.S. to come up with deal or face bigger missile tests: ‘There is a limit to our patience’

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North Korea has warned the United States that it may resume new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests if progress was not made soon on the countries’ bilateral peace process. In a commentary published Thursday by the official Korean Central News … Read More

North Korea Threatens Increased Provocations Following Breakdown in Nuclear Talks

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FILE – A South Korean soldier walks past a TV broadcasting a news report on North Korea firing a missile that is believed to be launched from a submarine, in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 2, 2019. SEOUL -North Korea Thursday … Read More

Japan warns North Korea now has miniaturized nukes small enough to fit on its ballistic missiles and is a ‘serious and imminent threat’

North Korea has miniaturized nuclear warheads and made them small enough to fit on ballistic missiles, Japan believes. Tokyo defense chiefs warn in a new white paper that North Korea’s military activities pose a ‘serious and imminent threat’. In last year’s report, … Read More

North Korea Warns US to Drop ‘Hostile Policy’

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TEHRAN (FNA)- North Korean state media warned that an agreement reached at a 2018 summit between the leaders of North Korea and the United States in Singapore could become “a blank sheet of paper” if Washington did not “withdraw its … Read More

North Korea execution reports – why we should be cautious

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Kim Hyok-chol is North Korea’s US delegate and appeared at the Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi earlier this year – EPA/YONHAP It is being reported across international media that North Korea’s nuclear envoy has been executed as part of a purge … Read More

North, South Korea agree to reconnect roads, rail amid US concern over easing sanctions

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North and South Korea have agreed to reconnect road and rail links. The two countries said in a statement that they will carry out joint transport surveys later this month. U.S. concern exists over any easing of sanctions while the … Read More

What’s at stake in the North-South Korea summit?

As North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in kick off a three-day summit Tuesday, Moon’s main goals are to improve relations with North Korea and try to keep denuclearization on track. North Korea has committed … Read More

Moon faces toughest challenge yet in third summit with Kim

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are scheduled to hold a third summit next week in Pyongyang. Pool | Getty Images News | Getty Images North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (L) and South … Read More

Hope and caution in North Korea as Kim Jong Un shifts gears

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In this Aug. 20, 2018, photo, North Koreans enjoy the day on a seashore near Mount Chilbo, North Korea. Mount Chilbo, one of the country’s most cherished natural attractions, is gearing up for a future it hopes will include a … Read More

No sign of controversial North Korean ICBMs at military parade: report

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GETTY There is currently no sign that North Korea will display any of its intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) during the country’s military parade next week, Reuters reported Friday. Citing commercial satellite imagery taken on Aug. 22, Reuters reported that weapons seen at North Korea’s Mirim Parade Training … Read More

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