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Trump declares ‘patience is over’ with North Korea

  Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump declared that the US had run out of patience with North Korea over its nuclear drive Friday as he welcomed South Korea’s new leader Moon Jae-In to talks at the White House. While Moon has been arguing for greater engagement …

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Ex-NBA star Rodman heading to North Korea

Seoul, South Korea | AFP |  Flamboyant former NBA star Dennis Rodman is expected to arrive in Pyongyang Tuesday, US media reported, with the heavily-tattooed former player apparently set for another round of his controversial “basketball diplomacy”. The eccentric ex-Chicago Bulls power forward made at least four visits to Pyongyang, …

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Landmark US missile defense test a success

US military tests anti-ICBM system in landmark trial Washington, United States | AFP |  The US military successfully fired an interceptor rocket at an intercontinental ballistic missile in a first-of-its-kind test that comes amid concerns over North Korea’s weapons program. Experts launched a ground-based interceptor from Vandenberg Air Force Base, …

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North Korea fires ‘unidentified projectile’

Seoul, South Korea | AFP |  North Korea fired off an “unidentified projectile” Sunday according to South Korean defence officials, a week after its latest missile launch. “North Korea fired an unidentified projectile at Pukchang, South Pyongan province in the afternoon today,” the South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said in …

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Defiant North Korea test-fires ballistic missile

Trump calls for tougher sanctions after N. Korea missile Seoul, South Korea | AFP |  President Donald Trump called for tougher sanctions against North Korea after it fired a ballistic missile Sunday in an apparent bid to test the South’s new liberal president and the US. “Let this latest provocation …

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Trump wants ‘mutually beneficial’ relations with Russia: Lavrov

Washington, United States | AFP |  US President Donald Trump is seeking “mutually beneficial” and “pragmatic” relations with Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday after meeting the US leader in the White House. “President Trump clearly confirmed his interest in building mutually beneficial, business-like pragmatic relations,” Lavrov …

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