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#North Korea

# north-korea - Yesterday’s News


# north-korea - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Surfing and rice planting among attractions on North Korea tourism website

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

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

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?

Like father, not necessarily like son.

# north-korea - Saturday 8 July, 2017

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

United States warns North Korea it has 'considerable military forces' and is ready to use them Tensions This post contains videos

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

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

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

“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 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

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

“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 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 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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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'

“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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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