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‘If US goes to war against N Korea, Pyongyang will fight back’

North Korea, treated as a rogue nation led by crazy people, has developed a nuclear program they consider to be existentially important as a deterrent against the menace they perceive from the US, says Brian Becker from the anti-war Answer Coalition. North Korea has conducted first missile test since September. The hermit nation fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) which ...

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N. Korea: ICBM test used new launch vehicle, warhead able to re-enter Earth's atmosphere

Published time: 29 Nov, 2017 12:37 Edited time: 29 Nov, 2017 12:52 North Korea says the intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) it launched on Wednesday was fired from a newly-developed vehicle, and claims its warhead could withstand the pressure of re-entering the Earth’s atmosphere. State media reported on Wednesday that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un personally guided the missile test and ...

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US heading to war with N. Korea 'if things don't change' – Sen. Graham

The US will go to war with North Korea “if things don’t change,” Sen. Lindsay Graham said, acknowledging that “a lot of people would get hurt and killed.” Meanwhile, Russia and China have once again urged for both sides to exercise restraint and dialogue. “If we have to go to war to stop this, we will,” the Republican senator told ...

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North Korea: Latest missile launch was new type of ICBM capable of reaching entire US

Published time: 29 Nov, 2017 03:41 Edited time: 29 Nov, 2017 03:55 North Korea has claimed its latest launch was a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile, the Hwasong 15, which can hit all the US mainland. The announcement was made on North Korean state TV on Wednesday, following the launch on Tuesday (earlier Wednesday Pyongyang time). The missile flew ...

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North Korea fires ballistic missile – report

Published time: 28 Nov, 2017 18:37 Edited time: 28 Nov, 2017 18:57 North Korea has fired a ballistic missile, according to South Korean news agency and a US government source. “North Korea launched an unidentified ballistic missile eastward from the vicinity of Pyongsong, South Pyongan Province, at dawn today,” the Joint Chiefs of Staff said, as cited by Yonhap news ...

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Russia-led free trade zone could include South Korea

Published time: 27 Nov, 2017 09:56 Edited time: 27 Nov, 2017 09:59 The start of a free trade area between South Korea and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) is right around the corner as tough negotiations are going on at the moment, according to Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov. Read more “Negotiations on the issue are underway and several ...

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Cuba, N. Korea unite in rejecting ‘unilateral & arbitrary’ US pressure

Published time: 23 Nov, 2017 05:20 Havana and Pyongyang have agreed to strengthen ties to withstand Washington’s “unilateral and arbitrary” demands. With tensions accelerating on the Korean peninsula, N. Korea’s FM flew to Cuba to present a united front against “US imperialism.” Cuban Foreign minister Bruno Rodriguez received his Korean counterpart, Ri Yong Ho, in Havana Wednesday, where both diplomats ...

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South Korea deports American caught wandering near DMZ

South Korean authorities have deported an American man who was caught wandering near the highly fortified border with North Korea. The deportation comes after a North Korean soldier was shot trying to defect. Bruce Byron Lowrance, a Michigan resident, came to the region because of the ongoing confrontation between North Korea and the international community over the country’s nuclear weapons ...

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‘Talks needed, not the opposite,’ China says after US brands North Korea terrorism sponsor

The international community should put extra effort into resolving the Korean crisis diplomatically instead of doing the opposite, the Chinese Foreign Ministry has said, one day after the US reinstated North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism. “We still hope all relevant parties can contribute to easing tensions, that the relevant parties can resume talks and [adopt] the correct ...

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‘US designation of N. Korea as terror sponsor is backdoor for military action’

By designating Pyongyang as a state sponsor of terrorism, President Donald Trump has opened a backdoor for a potential military option to denuclearize the Korean peninsula, under the pretext of “not talking to terrorists,” experts have told RT. Announcing the news Monday, Trump stressed that this designation “will impose further sanctions and penalties on North Korea and related persons and ...

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