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South Korea’s Moon sworn in, says willing to go to North

Moon Jae-In: I will take the helm empty-handed and will retire empty-handed. Seoul, South Korea | AFP |  South Korea’s new president was sworn in on Wednesday, just a day after a landslide election victory, and immediately declared his willingness to visit Pyongyang amid high tensions with the nuclear-armed North. …

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North Korea congratulates France’s Macron for election victory

Seoul, South Korea | AFP |  North Korea on Tuesday congratulated Emmanuel Macron on his victory in the French presidential election, expressing hopes that the new leader will achieve “development and prosperity”. France has no formal diplomatic relations with the nuclear-armed North. The message was sent by North Korea’s ceremonial …

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U.S. attacking North Korea?

Surely Donald Trump couldn’t be that foolish By Benjamin Habib As the USS Carl Vinson and its carrier battle group steamed through the Pacific toward the Korean Peninsula in late April, many were wondering if the Trump administration could be so rash as to attack North Korea. Regardless of how …

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North Korea ignores Trump, conducts ‘massive fire drill’

N. Korea marks military anniversary with firing drill Seoul, South Korea | AFP |  Nuclear-armed North Korea on Tuesday marked a military anniversary with a massive conventional firing drill, Seoul said, as a US guided-missile submarine docked in South Korea amid tensions over Pyongyang’s weapons ambitions. Speculation had mounted that …

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South Korean expert warns about new Pyongyang ICBM

    N.Korea puts ‘new ICBM’ on show, say analysts Pyongyang, North Korea | AFP | North Korea unveiled what could be a new intercontinental ballistic missile at a giant military parade in Pyongyang on Saturday, analysts said. Nearly 60 missiles rolled through Kim Il-Sung Square at an event to mark …

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China seeks Russia’s help to ‘cool’ North Korea situation

Beijing, China | AFP |  China is seeking Russia’s help to cool surging tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions, the country’s foreign minister has told his Moscow counterpart, after Beijing warned of possible conflict over North Korea. Fears over the North’s rogue weapons programme have soared in recent days, with a …

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North Korea displays its submarine-launched ballistic missile

Kim oversees North Korea display of military strength Pyongyang, North Korea | AFP |  North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un Saturday saluted as ranks of goose-stepping soldiers followed by tanks and other military hardware paraded in Pyongyang for a show of strength with tensions mounting over his nuclear ambitions. After inspecting …

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