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#North Korea

# 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.

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

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'

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'

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

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

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

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

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

# north-korea - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

From The42 Ronnie O'Sullivan tells Donald Trump to 'chill bruv' Advice

Ronnie O'Sullivan tells Donald Trump to 'chill bruv'

The snooker star criticised the US president over a North Korea-related tweet.

# north-korea - Sunday 9 April, 2017

US moves Navy strike group in show of force against North Korea

The move will raise tensions in the region and comes hard on the heels of a US missile strike on Syria.

# north-korea - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Trump finally set to meet Xi Jinping after Twitter rants about China

Trump and his Chinese counterpart will have a lot to talk about.

# north-korea - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Trump's secretary of state says US has 'no comment' after North Korea launches missile

“The United States has spoken enough about North Korea.”

# north-korea - Monday 3 April, 2017

Donald Trump: 'If China is not going to solve North Korea, we will'

Trump spoke on the matter ahead of a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday.

# north-korea - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Kim Jong-Nam's body to be sent to North Korea

Malaysia has ended the feud between the two countries which stopped citizens in both countries from leaving.

# north-korea - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

North Korea's latest missile test 'explodes' upon launch

North Korea is under several sets of United Nations sanctions over its atomic and ballistic missile programmes.

# north-korea - Sunday 19 March, 2017

There may be more mystery to the death of Kim Jong-Nam than was first thought Mystery This post contains videos

There may be more mystery to the death of Kim Jong-Nam than was first thought

There are doubts about how VX was used safely by the assassins.

# north-korea - Friday 17 March, 2017

If the US were to wage war on North Korea, what shape would it take?

The US Secretary of State has already said that diplomacy has failed.

# north-korea - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

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Ireland finish fourth in the Cyprus Cup after defeat to North Korea

New head coach Colin Bell suffered his first loss since taking the job.

# north-korea - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

North Korea says it's launching missiles as training for real-life strikes on US bases

Donald Trump has described North Korea as a “big, big problem”.

North Korea is holding at least 11 Malaysians 'hostage'

Malaysia has condemned the decision not to let them leave the country.

# north-korea - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Malaysia expels North Korean ambassador over Kim murder

He is expected to leave Malaysia within 48 hours.

# north-korea - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

'I am not guilty' - Women who face death penalty over Kim Jong-Nam murder appear in court Media Frenzy This post contains videos

'I am not guilty' - Women who face death penalty over Kim Jong-Nam murder appear in court

Kim suffered an agonising death within 20 minutes of being attacked.

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