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CHINA POLITICS: Tillerson Ends China Trip With Warm Words From President Xi Jinping

CHINA POLITICS: Tillerson Ends China Trip With Warm Words From President Xi Jinping

“The joint interests of China and US far outweigh the differences, and cooperation is the only correct choice for us both,” Chinese President Xi said.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: U.S., China to Work Together On North Korea

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: U.S., China to Work Together On North Korea

“Once there is chaos in North Korea, it would first bring disaster to China. I’m sorry, but the United States and South Korea don’t have the right to demand this of China,” it said in an editorial.

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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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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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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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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Jong Nam Official Biography

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Jong Nam Official Biography

Kim Jong-nam was born in Pyongyang on May 10 1971 to Song Hye-rim with whom Kim Jong-il had begun an affair in 1968. Read Kim Jong Nam Biography.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: UN Imposes New Sanctions On North Korea

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: UN Imposes New Sanctions On North Korea

15-member council unanimously adopted resolution to cut North Korea’s biggest export, coal, by about 60 percent with an annual sales cap of $400.9 million.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: US, China Agree On New North Korea UN Sanctions, Russia Has Issues

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: US, China Agree On New North Korea UN Sanctions, Russia Has Issues

United States, China agreed on new U.N. sanctions to impose on North Korea over the nuclear test it conducted in September, but Russia is delaying action.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Trump’s National Security Adviser Vows To Tackle Pyongyang Nuclear Threat

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Trump’s National Security Adviser Vows To Tackle Pyongyang Nuclear Threat

Michael Flynn, one of Trump’s closest advisers, also said he would work to strengthen the U.S. alliance with South Korea, calling the relationship “vital.”

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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: New Missile Fails After Launch

NORTH KOREA: New Missile Fails After Launch

North Korea said it would continue to launch satellites despite its rival South’s objections, in a statement by its space agency carried by official media.

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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 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: While China Holds G20 Summit, Pyongyang Fires 3 Ballistic Missiles

NORTH KOREA: While China Holds G20 Summit, Pyongyang Fires 3 Ballistic Missiles

“We are still analyzing details but this is a grave threat to our nation’s security, and we express deep concern,” Japan Defence Ministry said.

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NORTH KOREA: Pyongyang Ballistic Missile Launch Lands Near Japan Waters

NORTH KOREA: Pyongyang Ballistic Missile Launch Lands Near Japan Waters

The missile appeared to be a Rodong-type medium-range missile that flew about 1,000 km (620 miles), it said.

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NORTH KOREA: Why Pyongyang Threat To Japan Is Intensifying

NORTH KOREA: Why Pyongyang Threat To Japan Is Intensifying

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg also decried North Korea’s “provocative actions”.

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NORTH KOREA: Pyongyang Warns U.S. It Has Restarted Atomic Bomb Fuel Production Plants

NORTH KOREA: Pyongyang Warns U.S. It Has Restarted Atomic Bomb Fuel Production Plants

Talks aimed at ending North Korea’s nuclear program have been stalled since 2009. Read more.

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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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ASIA-PACIFIC: North Korea To Strikes South Korea’s Propaganda Broadcasts

ASIA-PACIFIC: North Korea To Strikes South Korea’s Propaganda Broadcasts

North Korea threatened to attack South Korean loudspeakers that are broadcasting anti-Pyongyang propaganda messages across their shared border. Read more.

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