North korea

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North Korea can develop missile capable of reaching U.S. mainland by year’s end, South says

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SEOUL – South Korea‘s spy agency said on Monday it is possible North Korea can develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the U.S. mainland this year and that it is monitoring developments ...
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Trump Hurt Kim Jong Un’s Feelings, And North Korea Won’t Stop Freaking Out

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North Korea is still outraged that President Donald Trump dared to insult “the dignity of the supreme leadership of the DPRK,” North Korean state media reported Sunday. The U.S. will regret “letting such ...
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North Korean foreign minister heads to Cuba

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HAVANA (Reuters) - North Korea’s foreign minister will arrive in Cuba on Monday, in search of support amid unprecedented pressure from the United States and the international community to cease its nuclear ...
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North Korea conducts rare inspection of military organ, Seoul spy agency says

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Nov. 20 (UPI) -- North Korea is conducting a rare inspection of a key military organ due to its "impure behavior" and has punished its top officials, South Korea's spy agency said Monday. During its briefing ...
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SitRep: North Korea Readying New Round of Launches, Intel Says

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  By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Here come more Pyongyang missiles. North Korea is likely preparing a new round of missile tests this year, South Korea’s spy agency said on Monday, leading to new concerns ...
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South Detects Engine Test At North Korean Nuclear Facility

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More than two months have passed since North Korea held one of its missile tests - the longest period of tranquility this year, although it may be ending soon: South Korea’s National Intelligence Service ...
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North Korean women suffer discrimination, rape, malnutrition: U.N.

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By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korean women are deprived of education and job opportunities and are often subjected to violence at home and sexual assault in the workplace, a United Nations ...
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Chinese envoy wraps up North Korea trip after meetings

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BEIJING –  A high-level Chinese envoy has wrapped up a four-day trip to North Korea after meeting with top officials in Pyongyang. Song Tao, the highest-ranking official to go to Pyongyang in two years, ...
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North Korea is planning something big for the 2018 Olympics

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Sign Up for Our free email newsletters It has been 60-plus days since North Korea fired off its last missile into the skies above northeast Asia, causing a global freakout. And while I love being able ...
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North Korea may have ICBM capable of reaching US this year, says South Korea

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Issei Kato | Reuters A TV screen in Tokyo, Japan, reporting news about a North Korean missile launch on September 15, 2017. South Korea's spy agency said on Monday it is possible North Korea can develop ...
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Seoul: 2 top North Korean military officers punished

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South Korea's spy agency says North Korea has punished two top military officers during a highly unusual inspection of the military's powerful political bureau. The office of South Korean lawmaker Kim ...
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South Korea fears further missile advances by North this year in threat to U.S.

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SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea may conduct additional missile tests this year to polish up its long-range missile technology and ramp up the threat against the United States, South Korea’s spy agency said ...
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North Korea may have ICBM capable of reaching U.S. this year, says South Korea

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A flag is pictured outside the Permanent Mission of North Korea in Geneva, Switzerland, November 17, 2017. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse November 20, 2017 SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s spy agency said on Monday ...
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What the parasites in a defector's stomach tell us about North Korea

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What the parasites in a defector's stomach tell us about North Korea The North Korean defector had sped across the demilitarized zone in a stolen jeep, then crawled south as the men who had been his comrades ...
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North Korea on - aggressive schedule - in developing ballistic missile submarine, report says

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Kim Jong Un’s regime is pursuing an “aggressive schedule” to construct its first operational ballistic missile submarine, an analysis of satellite images indicated as North Korea scoffs at international ...
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Defector's Condition Indicates Serious Health Issues in North Korea

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VOA | 17 hours ago | SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - Parasitic worms found in a North Korean soldier, critically injured during a desperate defection, highlight nutrition and hygiene problems that experts say have ...
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Downing North Korean missiles is hard, so the US is experimenting

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New approach envisions the stepped-up use of cyberweapons to interfere with the North’s control systems before missiles are launchedWashington: Concerned that the missile defence system designed to protect ...
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What the parasites in a defector’s stomach tell us about North Korea

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A South Korean soldier, second from left, is seen as medical personnel treat an injured person, believed to be a North Korean soldier, at a hospital in Suwon, South Korea. (Hong Ki-won/Yonhap via AP) The ...
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North Korean Soldier’s Wicked Worm Problem May Be The Norm For North Korean Troops

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The physical health of North Korea’s soldiers does not appear to have improved much in the past two decades. A North Korean soldier made a brazen blitz into South Korea Monday amidst a barrage of bullets ...
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North Korea on 'aggressive schedule' in developing ballistic missile submarine, report says

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Kim Jong Un’s regime is pursuing an “aggressive schedule” to construct its first operational ballistic missile submarine, an analysis of satellite images indicated as North Korea scoffs at international ...
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China has ‘special responsibility’ when it comes to North Korea: NATO chief

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NATO’s secretary general says China has a “special responsibility” when it comes to bridging the divide between North Korea and the rest of the international community.In an interview with The West Block‘s ...
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Money, espionage and image: Why North Korean hackers are making waves

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The FBI and Department of Homeland Security announced this week that North Korean hackers were behind a malware attack known as FALLCHILL — just the latest hack blamed on the reclusive country.FALLCHILL, ...
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North Korea on track to deploy 1st ballistic missile sub, US think tank says

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North Korea on track to deploy 1st ballistic missile sub, US think tank says SEOUL, South KoreaNorth Korea is on an “aggressive schedule” to build and deploy its first operational ballistic-missile ...
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South Korean doctors removed dozens of parasites including roundworms as long as 11 inches from North Korean soldier that defected. Oh, and Bullets. They also removed at least 5 bullets [Sick]

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West Underestimates The Other North Korean Threat

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Reprinted with permission from AlterNet.   The war of words between the Trump White House and the North Korean dictator over nuclear weapons has led national security experts to warn that the U.S., South ...
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Defector’s Condition Indicates Serious Health Issues in North Korea

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SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA —  Parasitic worms found in a North Korean soldier, critically injured during a desperate defection, highlight nutrition and hygiene problems that experts say have plagued the isolated ...
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Japanese want war with North Korea, not dialogue

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Japan has for months urged its citizens to prepare for a possible nuclear war from North Korea, holding safety drills in schools and warning fisherman about surviving a missile attack. The tension has ...
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North Korean ICBM program runs into major roadblock at reentry

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The South Korean foreign intelligence service has reported that North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) program has hit a snag, as the communist country has run into difficulty developing ...
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Surgeons remove worms, parasites from North Korean soldier

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SEOUL, South Korea — Surgeons treating a North Korean soldier who was severely wounded by gunfire while escaping to South Korea have removed dozens of parasites from his body, including presumed roundworms ...
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China aiming to subdue North Korea’s nuclear ambitions?

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By Sheetal Sukhija | 1 hour ago | PYONGYANG, North Korea - In a bid to discuss the war-like situation on the Korean Peninsula, the Chinese President Xi Jinping sent his special envoy to North Korea earlier ...
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Dozens of worms, parasites removed from escaped North Korean soldier

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Surgeon Lee Cook-jong said he had 'not found parasites this big in the intestines of South Koreans.  (Kim In-chul/Yonhap via AP, File) SEOUL, South Korea –  Surgeons treating a North Korean soldier who ...
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North Jersey teacher reportedly slams Korean culture in classes

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Korean-American leaders are outraged over derogatory comments reportedly made by a teacher at Bergen County Academies in Hackensack against Koreans. The Korean Daily New York reported that the unnamed ...
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We need to accept that US-based missile defense won’t protect us if North Korea launches a nuke at America

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The intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 is seen during North Korea's latest test launch. KCNA/via REUTERS President Donald Trump has said th US has a 97% chance of shooting down a North Korean ...
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Surgeons remove worms, other parasites from North Korean soldier

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Surgeons remove worms, other parasites from North Korean soldier SEOUL, South Korea — Surgeons treating a North Korean soldier who was severely wounded by gunfire while escaping to South Korea this past ...
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China Envoy Discusses ‘Situation of the Korean Peninsula’ With North

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Photo Song Tao, left, a special envoy from China, met on Friday with North Korean officials in Pyongyang. Credit Kyodo News, via Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea — A special envoy from President Xi ...
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China reaffirms 'traditional friendly relations' with North Korea

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Owning a dog may lower your risk of death, scientists declare in an incredibly validating study published Friday in the journal Scientific Reports. The benefits are "especially prominent" for people who ...
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Demonstrators in Germany protest US, North Korea tensions

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Updated 7:40 am, Saturday, November 18, 2017 An anti-war protester wears a mask showing US President Donald Trump in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 during a demonstration against nuclear weapons ...
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North Korea strengthens ties with Cuba

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Newsweek18 Nov 2017 at 08:09 ET                   This undated file picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on July 28, 2014 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) with ...
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They fled North Korea for a better life. Here are their stories of struggle under Kim Jong Un.

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(Dominic Bugatto/For The Washington Post) In North Korea, life only gets better if the state helps you. But these days, the state doesn’t help. We’re on our own. The bride, now 23, from Hyesan. Escaped ...
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China says will work with North Korea to boost ties as envoy visits

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Choe Ryong Hae in Pyongyang in this December 17, 2013 photo taken by Kyodo. REUTERS/Kyodo November 18, 2017 BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) – Traditional friendship between China and North Korea represents “valuable ...
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On GPS: Trump's relations with China, North Korea

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On GPS: Trump's relations with China, North Korea  ...
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North Korea says China envoy stressed stance on developing relations: KCNA

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Choe Ryong Hae in Pyongyang in this December 17, 2013 photo taken by Kyodo. REUTERS/Kyodo November 18, 2017 SEOUL (Reuters) – China’s special envoy on North Korea met high-ranking North Korean official ...
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North Korean propaganda publication proclaims President Trump sentenced to death

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President Donald Trump has reportedly been #Sentenced To Death, which North Korea’s state-controlled newspaper proclaimed just as the president made his return to the United States following his South ...
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Jack Jacobs offers blunt talk on Trump and North Korea

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CLOSE From the Asbury Park Press, The Record and the Daily Record, to the Journal News in Westchester and the Poughkeepsie Journal, we've been hard at work preparing and producing your Thanksgiving newspaper, ...
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North Korea, Al Franken, Leonids: Your Friday Evening Briefing

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_____Photo Credit Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press 3. President Trump lashed out at Senator Al Franken on Twitter after the senator was accused of forcibly kissing and groping a woman in 2006.Our columnist ...
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North Korea says China envoy stressed stance to 'develop traditional relations': KCNA

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SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said China's special envoy arrived in Pyongyang on Friday, and met with high-ranking North Korean official Choe Ryong Hae, the North's official KCNA news agency said on Saturday. ...
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North Korea wont strike U.S. first despite inflammatory threats, experts say

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CLOSE It’s no secret that President Trump and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un have been feuding for months. But the Pyongyang’s state media evidently had enough of Trump's insults to the dignity of their ...
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After U.S. Push, Asian Nations Tighten Screws on North Korea

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SINGAPORE—Southeast Asian countries are cracking down on North Korea’s conduits for doing business in the region, a change for many after months of U.S. pressure, though some remain reluctant participants ...
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A 'preventive' war with North Korea would be total hell. Here's why

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As the Trump administration continues to rattle sabers at North Korea with rhetoric eerily similar to the run-up to the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, the possibility of a preventive U.S. war with North ...
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Why the North Korea situation won’t be getting better any time soon

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President Donald Trump is facing a North Korean problem, and it doesn't look like there's a solution available to hi,.North Korea, the rogue country that has recently been showing off its nuclear weapons, is ...
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