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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Jong Un Guides Test of New Anti-Aircraft Weapon

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Jong Un Guides Test of New Anti-Aircraft Weapon 0

“Kim Jong Un … watched the test of a new type of anti-aircraft guided weapon system organized by the Academy of National Defence Science,” KCNA said.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Jong Un Says Pukguksong-2 Missile Meets all Specifications, Ready for Mass Production

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Jong Un Says Pukguksong-2 Missile Meets all Specifications, Ready for Mass Production 0

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test of the Pukguksong-2, which confirmed reliable late-stage guidance of the warhead and the functioning of a solid-fuel engine, the KCNA state news agency said.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Missile Test Aimed at Carrying Large Nuclear Warhead: KCNA

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Missile Test Aimed at Carrying Large Nuclear Warhead: KCNA 0

“The test-fire aimed at verifying the tactical and technological specifications of the newly developed ballistic rocket capable of carrying a large-size heavy nuclear warhead,” KCNA said.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: As US, China Find Common Ground on Pyongyang, is Russia Wild Card?

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: As US, China Find Common Ground on Pyongyang, is Russia Wild Card? 0

“Pyongyang has been playing off Beijing and Moscow for half a century, letting them compete for the right to aid and influence North Korea.”

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: US Supersonic B-1B Lancer Bombers Flights Push Peninsula to Brink of Nuclear War: Pyongyang Reveals

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: US Supersonic B-1B Lancer Bombers Flights Push Peninsula to Brink of Nuclear War: Pyongyang Reveals 0

“The reckless military provocation is pushing the situation on the Korean peninsula closer to the brink of nuclear war,” the North’s official said.

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USA POLITICS: Kim Jong-un ‘Pretty Smart Cookie’: Trump Says

USA POLITICS: Kim Jong-un ‘Pretty Smart Cookie’: Trump Says 0

“’I can tell you this, and a lot of people don’t like when I say it, but he was a young man of 26 or 27 when he took over from his father, when his father died. He’s dealing with obviously very tough people, in particular the generals and others,” Trump said.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Warns US of ‘Super-Mighty Preemptive Strike’

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Warns US of ‘Super-Mighty Preemptive Strike’ 0

North Korea regularly threatens to destroy Japan, South Korea and the United States and has shown no let-up in its missile tests.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang to US: ‘Don’t Mess With Us’

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang to US: ‘Don’t Mess With Us’ 0

North Korean state media warned the Americans of a “super-mighty preemptive strike” and said don’t “mess with us”.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Mike Pence Warns North Korea of US Resolve

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Mike Pence Warns North Korea of US Resolve 0

“Just in the past two weeks, the world witnessed the strength and resolve of our new president in actions taken in Syria and Afghanistan. North Korea would do well not to test his resolve or the strength of the armed forces of the United States in this region.”

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Il Sung 105th Birth Anniversary Celebrated

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Il Sung 105th Birth Anniversary Celebrated 0

Kim Jong Un, looking relaxed in a dark suit and laughing with aides, oversaw the festivities on the “Day of the Sun” at Pyongyang’s main Kim Il Sung Square.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Jong Un Calls US Missile Strike in Syria ‘Unforgivable Act of Aggression’

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Jong Un Calls US Missile Strike in Syria ‘Unforgivable Act of Aggression’ 0

Al-Assad thanked Kim for recognizing the Syrian struggle to “meet such challenges as sinister actions of the world’s terrorists and encouraged Syria to successfully weather the crisis without fail,” KCNA said.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Jong Un Says Engine Test ‘New Birth’ of Rocket Industry

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Jong Un Says Engine Test ‘New Birth’ of Rocket Industry 0

North Korea has conducted a test of a new high-thrust engine at its Tongchang-ri rocket launch station and leader Kim Jong Un said the successful test was “a new birth” of its rocket industry, the reclusive North’s official media said on Sunday.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Two Malaysians Leave North Korea, Talks on to Lift Ttravel Ban

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Two Malaysians Leave North Korea, Talks on to Lift Ttravel Ban 0

“Diplomatic relations between Malaysia and North Korea will not be severed, as we need to continue communicating with them to find a solution,” Najib said.

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USA POLITICS: Defiant Trump Pushes Ahead With North Korea Review

USA POLITICS: Defiant Trump Pushes Ahead With North Korea Review 0

U.S. president Donald Trump’s aides are pressing to complete a strategy review on how to counter Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear threats.

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USA POLITICS: North Korean Officials to Meet US For talks

USA POLITICS: North Korean Officials to Meet US For talks 0

The talks would be the clearest indication yet that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants to communicate with the new Trump administration.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Kim Jong Nam’s Murder: Third Suspect Arrested

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Kim Jong Nam’s Murder: Third Suspect Arrested 0

Malaysian police made a third arrest on Thursday in hunt for people involved in the murder of Kim Jong Nam.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Police Arrests Second Woman in Suspected Assassination Kim Jong Nam

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Police Arrests Second Woman in Suspected Assassination Kim Jong Nam 0

Malaysian police detained a second woman suspected of involvement in assassination of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Police Detains Woman in Connection With Kim Jong Nam Murder

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Police Detains Woman in Connection With Kim Jong Nam Murder 0

Kim Jong Nam was known to spend a significant amount of time outside North Korea, traveling in Macau and Hong Kong as well as mainland China, and has been caught in the past using forged travel documents.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Murdered! Kim Jong Nam Half-Brother of Kim Jong Un Killed in Malaysia

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Murdered! Kim Jong Nam Half-Brother of Kim Jong Un Killed in Malaysia 0

Kim Jong Nam and Kim Jong Un are both sons of former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, who died in late 2011, but they had different mothers.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Fires Ballistic Missile

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Fires Ballistic Missile 0

North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea early on Sunday, the first such test since U.S. President Donald Trump was elected, and his administration indicated that Washington would have a calibrated response to avoid escalating tensions.

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