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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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: All The Hundreds Of Government Leaders Killed By Kim Jong Un

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: All The Hundreds Of Government Leaders Killed By Kim Jong Un

Kim reminds North Koreans of his absolute power. He earmarked $180 million in spending toward construction of 460 monuments honoring his family’s regime.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Jong-un Warns Trump Will Face Consequences Of Obama Policies

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Jong-un Warns Trump Will Face Consequences Of Obama Policies

“If there is anything the Obama administration has done… it has put the security of the US mainland in the greatest danger,” the editorial in read.

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NORTH KOREA: Kim Jong Un Defies UN, Vows To Strengthen Nuclear Capability

NORTH KOREA: Kim Jong Un Defies UN, Vows To Strengthen Nuclear Capability

North Korean FM Ri Yong Ho said North Korea “will continue to take measures to strengthen its national nuclear armed forces in quantity and quality.”

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NORTH KOREA: Kim Jong Un Mocks US, UN Sanctions Talk, Vows To Continue With Nuclear Test

NORTH KOREA: Kim Jong Un Mocks US, UN Sanctions Talk, Vows To Continue With Nuclear Test

“As we’ve made clear, measures to strengthen the national nuclear power in quality and quantity will continue,” KCNA added.

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NORTH KOREA: Kim Jong Un Hails New Nuclear Test Powerful Than Bomb Dropped On Hiroshima

NORTH KOREA: Kim Jong Un Hails New Nuclear Test Powerful Than Bomb Dropped On Hiroshima

“That’s largest DPRK test to date, 20-30kt, at least. Not a happy day,” Jeffrey Lewis, California-based Middlebury Institute of International Studies said.

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NORTH KOREA: Thae Yong-ho Deputy Ambassador In UK Defects To South Korea

NORTH KOREA: Thae Yong-ho Deputy Ambassador In UK Defects To South Korea

Thae Yong-ho’s defection follows a string of recent such flights by North Koreans, including 12 waitresses at a North Korean restaurant in China who defected to South Korea earlier this year.

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NORTH KOREA: New Ballistic Missile Fired From Submarine

NORTH KOREA: New Ballistic Missile Fired From Submarine

Neighbouring Japan, the United States, and South Korea’s military condemned the missile launch as a flagrant violation of UN sanctions.

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NORTH KOREA: Kim Jong Un Says Musudan Missile Can Reach US In Pacific

NORTH KOREA: Kim Jong Un Says Musudan Missile Can Reach US In Pacific

“We have the sure capability to attack in an overall and practical way the Americans in the Pacific operation theatre,” KCNA quoted Kim Jong Un as saying.

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NORTH KOREA: Kim Jong Un Says Submarine Ballistic Missile Test ‘Great Success’

NORTH KOREA: Kim Jong Un Says Submarine Ballistic Missile Test ‘Great Success’

“It fully confirmed and reinforced the reliability of the Korean-style underwater launching system and perfectly met all technical requirements,” KCNA said.

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NORTH KOREA: Kim Jong Un Says His Country Ready For War With America

NORTH KOREA: Kim Jong Un Says His Country Ready For War With America

Kim was accompanied by senior Chinese Communist Party official Liu Yunshan.

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NORTH KOREA: 50 North Korean Submarines Missing

NORTH KOREA: 50 North Korean Submarines Missing

South Korea yesterday said the submarines, comprising about 70 per cent of a North Korean submarine fleet, had left their home ports. Read more.

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