North Korea Seen Expanding Rocket Launch Facility It Once Promised To Dismantle

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Notes Imagery shows new roads appearing at a key rocket and missile test site in North Korea. The roads (light brown) appear to have been built around mid-March. Credit: Planet Labs Inc./MIIS North Korea appears to be expanding a key … Read More

North Korea launches unknown projectile, Seoul says

North Korea launched at least one unidentified projectile on Monday, just days after its leader Kim Jong Un supervised an artillery drill aimed at testing the combat readiness of some of its units. 5 TIMES TRUMP LOBBED INSULTS AT WORLD … Read More

‘We’ll deal with it’ – Donald Trump brushes off Kim Jong Un’s threat of ‘Christmas gift’

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Kim Jong Un threatens to take unspecified action if sanctions relief is not forthcoming by the end of the year. Donald Trump has brushed off North Korea’s warning of a “Christmas gift”, saying the United States would “deal with it … Read More

US asks North Korea to ‘seize the moment’ on talks

WASHINGTON: The US envoy on North Korea acknowledged on Wednesday (Nov 20) that Pyongyang has not yet taken verifiable action to denuclearize and called on the regime to “seize the moment.” Stephen Biegun, testifying to Congress on his nomination to … Read More

Kim Jong Un says North Korean missile test sends warning to US

North Korea has taken escalating steps in recent weeks to show its frustration with the U.S.’s refusal to meet its demands in nuclear talks. S Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters Tuesday while en route to Tokyo that the allies … Read More

Don’t try our patience, North Korea tells US a year after accord signed at Trump-Kim summit in S’pore

North Korea warned that if the US does not come up with something new “before it is too late”, the accord would just turn out to be a “mere blank sheet of paper”.PHOTO: ST FILE SEOUL (REUTERS) – North Korea … Read More

The US seized a North Korean ship and moved it thousands of miles to check whether it’s being used to violate sanctions

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An undated photo from the US Department of Justice shows “Wise Honest,” a North Korean cargo ship, that the US has now seized. Department of Justice via AP The US has sailed a North Korean cargo ship thousands of miles … Read More

Putin And Kim Announce The U.S. Is Irrelevant

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The summit between Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-un is over. And their message was clear. The U.S. is welcome at the negotiating table but they are not necessary to resolving the situation. Russia, however, is. Kim went to Vladivostok to build … Read More

Kim Jong Un says he’s open to another summit with Trump

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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says he’s open to having a third summit with President Donald Trump if the United States could offer mutually-acceptable terms for an agreement by the end of the year. Pyongyang’s official … Read More

Trump officials privately bracing for North Korea’s next move

Washington (CNN)The Trump administration is privately discussing how to respond should North Korea decide to conduct a satellite launch as talks between Washington and Pyongyang appear to be at another impasse, CNN has learned. Rhetoric between the two countries has … Read More

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