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#North Korea

# north-korea - Monday 19 March, 2018

# north-korea - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lashes out at Russia in final remarks

Tillerson did not address reports he only learned of his sacking after Donald Trump tweeted about it.

# north-korea - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Donald Trump tweets that his meeting with Kim Jong Un will be 'good for the world' Denuclearise This post contains videos

Donald Trump tweets that his meeting with Kim Jong Un will be 'good for the world'

The White House has swatted away criticisms of the meeting.

# north-korea - Friday 9 March, 2018

Trump to hold historic first meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un

The meeting is expected to happen before the end of May.

# north-korea - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict

South Korea also claims that Pyongyang said it would consider abandoning nuclear weapons in exchange for security guarantees.

# north-korea - Monday 5 March, 2018

North Korea's Kim Jong-un plays host to South Korean envoys for historic talks

It is the first time the North Korean leader has met with officials from the South since taking office in 2011.

# north-korea - Saturday 24 February, 2018

'Phase two may be very rough' - Trump announces heavy sanctions on North Korea

“Frankly hopefully something positive can happen.”

# north-korea - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

US vice president had secret plan to meet the North Koreans - but they cancelled last minute

The US has accused North Korea of never being serious about the meeting.

# north-korea - Saturday 10 February, 2018

US warns against falling for North Korea's charm offensive as Kim offers olive branch to South

South Korean president Moon Jae-in has been invited to Pyongyang.

# north-korea - Thursday 8 February, 2018

US Vice President to be in same room as North Korean head of state - but 'no intention' for meeting

Mike Pence is scheduled to be in the same room as a senior North Korean official at the opening ceremony.

# north-korea - Thursday 25 January, 2018

From The42 12 North Korean hockey players arrive South to form unified Olympic team Democratic Dozen

12 North Korean hockey players arrive South to form unified Olympic team

Meanwhile, state media in North Korea has called on all Koreans to ‘remove mutual misunderstanding and distrust’.

# north-korea - Saturday 20 January, 2018

North Korea will send 22 athletes to the South for Winter Olympics

They’ll compete in hockey, figure skating, short-track speed skating, cross-country skiing and Alpine skiing.

# north-korea - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Hand of friendship: North and South Korea will compete together at the Winter Olympics

They’ll be sending a joint ice hockey team and will march under a “unification flag”.

# north-korea - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Japanese news agency mistakenly alerts people of imminent North Korea attack

It comes just days after another false alarm terrified residents in Hawaii.

# north-korea - Monday 15 January, 2018

'An epic failure': Fallout continues after pushing of 'wrong button' causes mass panic in Hawaii

People received notices to their phones that a ballistic missile attack was imminent just after 8am local time.

# north-korea - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

North Korea will take part in the Winter Olympics in South Korea following talks

Officials from the North and South have held their first official talks in more than two years.

# north-korea - Thursday 4 January, 2018

North Korea reopens hotline with South Korea in diplomatic breakthrough

South Korea has offered to hold talks with the North on 9 January.

# north-korea - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Trump boasts that his nuclear button is 'much bigger' than North Korea's

Kim Jong-un used his annual New Year address to warn he has a “nuclear button” on his table

# north-korea - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

South Korea offers high-level talks with North in demilitarised zone

The offer comes after Kim Jong-Un said he has a nuclear button on his desk and his country might attend the Winter Olympics in the South.

# north-korea - Monday 1 January, 2018

Kim Jong-Un warns that the 'nuclear button' is always on his desk

The North Korean leader vowed the country would mass-produce nuclear warheads and missiles in a defiant New Year message.

# north-korea - Friday 29 December, 2017

South Korea seizes ship that was allegedly selling oil in secret to North Korea

It follows US President Donald Trump’s tweets about the alleged transfer of oil.

# north-korea - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Donald Trump says China has been caught 'RED HANDED' letting oil into North Korea

China has backed UN sanctions on North Korea that restrict oil supplies.

# north-korea - Sunday 24 December, 2017

North Korea says new UN sanctions are an 'act of war'

The UN Security Council unanimously passed new, US-drafted sanctions that will restrict oil supplies.

The 9 at 9: Christmas Eve

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# north-korea - Saturday 23 December, 2017

'The world wants peace, not death!' - Trump welcomes new sanctions on North Korea

The sanctions will restrict oil supplies vital for Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear programmes.

# north-korea - Friday 22 December, 2017

UN security council slaps North Korea with new sanctions following last month's missile tests

It is the third raft of sanctions imposed on North Korea this year.

# north-korea - Thursday 21 December, 2017

North Korean soldier defects to South, triggers gunfire at border

The soldier cross the border in thick fog and made his way to a guard post.

# north-korea - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Australian police accidentally put its plans to arrest a North Korean agent on Twitter

Luckily, the man was not paying attention to their Twitter feed.

America says North Korea carried out WannaCry malware attack

“The attack was widespread and cost billions, and North Korea is directly responsible.”

# north-korea - Sunday 17 December, 2017

North Korean 'agent' charged with trying to sell WMD parts in Australia

The alleged agent’s plans did not involve other governments or officials, police said.

# north-korea - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Rex Tillerson says US ready to talk to North Korea 'without preconditions'

Tillerson, however, remains determined to force it to abandon its nuclear arsenal.

# north-korea - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Late own goal decides tempestuous clash between North and South Korea

The result dashed any faint hopes North Korea had of winning the four-team East Asian Championship.

# north-korea - Monday 4 December, 2017

Air crew over Japan saw North Korean missile re-enter atmosphere

The airline’s general manager said crew described seeing the missile “blow up and fall apart”.

# north-korea - Thursday 30 November, 2017

US warns North Korean leadership will be 'utterly destroyed' if war breaks out

“If war comes, make no mistake – The North Korean regime will be utterly destroyed.”

# north-korea - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

North Korea says it can now hit the entire United States with its missiles

Donald Trump said simply that “it’s a situation we can handle”.

# north-korea - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

After a two month gap, North Korea has fired a ballistic missile

The South Korean military and US officials are analysing data from the missile’s course.

# north-korea - Friday 24 November, 2017

Eight North Korean fishermen wash ashore in Japan

Dozens of North Korean fishing vessels wash up on Japan’s Sea of Japan coast every year.

# north-korea - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Independent Alliance won't be travelling to North Korea

Minister of State John Halligan has had a briefing with the Department of Foreign Affairs about the situation.

Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier being shot as he attempts escape across border Under Fire This post contains videos

Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier being shot as he attempts escape across border

The defector was shot at least four times in his desperate escape bid.

# north-korea - Monday 20 November, 2017

Fifteen years after Bush's 'axis of evil', Trump puts North Korea back on US terror list State Sponsor Of Terror This post contains videos

Fifteen years after Bush's 'axis of evil', Trump puts North Korea back on US terror list

The US President has designated the country as a state sponsor of terrorism.

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