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#North Korea

# 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

From The42 Ireland finish fourth in the Cyprus Cup after defeat to North Korea Coygig

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.

# north-korea - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Tom Clonan: Nerve, blood and choking agents sending state-sponsored message of terror

VX is a weapon of incredible cruelty and terror, writes security expert Tom Clonan.

# north-korea - Friday 24 February, 2017

Kim Jong-Nam was killed by 'most potent' chemical weapon VX nerve agent

The son of Kim Jong-Il died in Malaysia after a seizure.

# north-korea - Thursday 23 February, 2017

North Korea's secretive media breaks its silence on Kim Jong-Nam murder Families At War This post contains videos

North Korea's secretive media breaks its silence on Kim Jong-Nam murder

The state-run news agency has broadcast a government demand for the return of the body.

# north-korea - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Heavily armed police guarding body of Kim Jong-Un's half-brother after attempted morgue break-in

Detectives probing the killing want to question a North Korean diplomat.

# north-korea - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Media frenzy and armed special forces as Kim Jong-Nam's son reportedly visits body Cold War Kid This post contains videos

Media frenzy and armed special forces as Kim Jong-Nam's son reportedly visits body

North Korea wants Malaysia to hand over the slain man’s body.

# north-korea - Monday 20 February, 2017

CCTV video emerges of moments surrounding Kim Jong-Nam airport 'poisoning' North Korea This post contains videos

CCTV video emerges of moments surrounding Kim Jong-Nam airport 'poisoning'

The estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un died in Kuala Lumpur airport last Monday.

# north-korea - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Police say four North Korean suspects fled Malaysia on the day of high-profile assassination

South Korean authorities have said that Kim Jong Un gave the order to assassinate his half-brother.

North Korean antics aside, poison has been a hugely popular killing agent through the ages

Poison has been one of an assassin’s favourite methods of dealing death for centuries.

# north-korea - Saturday 18 February, 2017

North Korea says it 'categorically rejects' autopsy results before they're even released

Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, was killed in Malaysia.

# north-korea - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Woman arrested over 'assassination' of Kim Jong Un's half brother

Two female agents are believed to have used some kind of toxin in the attack.

# north-korea - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Half-brother of North Korean leader 'assassinated in Malaysia by poison needles'

Airport authorities rushed him to the hospital and he died on the way.

UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile launch

The council agreed statement describing the test-firing of the missile as a “grave violation” of resolutions.

# north-korea - Monday 13 February, 2017

Calls for UN to step in after Kim Jong-Un 'personally guides' ballistic missile launch

Kim Jong-Un said it added to his country’s “tremendous might”.

# north-korea - Sunday 12 February, 2017

North Korea fires ballistic missile drawing tough response from Trump

The exact type of missile has yet to be identified.

# north-korea - Friday 3 February, 2017

North Korean spy chief sacked and officials executed over 'abuse of power'

Kim Won-Hong had survived repeated purges since Kim Jong-Un took power in 2011.

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