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

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

“’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 Test-Fired New Ballistic Missile

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Test-Fired New Ballistic Missile

“North Korea disrespected the wishes of China & its highly respected President when it launched, though unsuccessfully missile today. Bad!,” 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’

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 Threatens to ‘Reduce US to Ashes’

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Threatens to ‘Reduce US to Ashes’

“In case of our super-mighty preemptive strike launched it will completely wipe out US imperialists’ invasion forces and reduce them to ashes,” Sinmun said.

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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’

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: Pyongyang to ‘Aggressive’ Trump: We Will Go to War If Provoked

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang to ‘Aggressive’ Trump: We Will Go to War If Provoked

North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Han Song Ryol: “Trump is always making provocations with his aggressive words. It’s not DPRK but Trump makes trouble.”

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: North Korean Ships Head Home After China Orders Coal Returned

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: North Korean Ships Head Home After China Orders Coal Returned

U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping were discussing North Korea at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort on April 7.

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USA POLITICS: US Navy Sends Aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson to Korean Peninsula

USA POLITICS: US Navy Sends Aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson to Korean Peninsula

“US Pacific Command ordered the Carl Vinson Strike Group north as a prudent measure to maintain readiness and presence in the Western Pacific,” said Commander Dave Benham, spokesman at US Pacific Command.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: North Korean Murder Suspects Go Home With Victim’s Body As Malaysia Forced to Swap

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: North Korean Murder Suspects Go Home With Victim’s Body As Malaysia Forced to Swap

Malaysia will not snap diplomatic ties with North Korea following the row, Prime Minister Najib Razak said during an official visit to India, state news agency Bernama reported.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: U.S. Deploys THAAD in South Korea After Defiant Pyongyang’s Four Ballistic Missiles Test

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: U.S. Deploys THAAD in South Korea After Defiant Pyongyang’s Four Ballistic Missiles Test

China objects to the THAAD deployment, saying its territory is the target of the system’s far-reaching radar. South Korea and the United States have said the missile system is aimed only at curbing North Korean provocations.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: UN Reveals! Spy Agency Runs Arms Operation Out of Malaysia

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: UN Reveals! Spy Agency Runs Arms Operation Out of Malaysia

Glocom is a front company run by North Korean intelligence agents that sells battlefield radio equipment in violation of United Nations sanctions.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Kim Jong Nam’s Murder: North Korean Man Arrested

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Kim Jong Nam’s Murder: North Korean Man Arrested

Kim Jong Nam died this week after being assaulted at Kuala Lumpur International Airport with what was thought to be a fast-acting poison. South Korean and U.S. officials have said he was assassinated by North Korean agents.

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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: 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: North Korean Soldier Defects To South Korea

NORTH KOREA: North Korean Soldier Defects To South Korea

While on average over 1,000 North Koreans defect to South Korea every year, most travel via China and it is unusual for a North Korean to cross the DMZ.

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CHINA: US, South Korea Will ‘Pay The Price’ For THAAD Missile System

CHINA: US, South Korea Will ‘Pay The Price’ For THAAD Missile System

South Korea agreed with United States to deploy US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system to protect against North Korean threats.

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