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N. Korea’s Kim invites Pope Francis to Pyongyang – report

Published time: 9 Oct, 2018 06:55 North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has invited the pontiff to visit the country’s capital, Yonhap reported. The last time that Pope Francis visited neighboring South Korea, the North ‘marked’ the visit with a missile launch. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

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Doggie diplomacy: Kim gifts pair of N. Korean pooches to S. Korea’s Moon (PHOTOS)

Two white indigenous hunting dogs from North Korea arrived in the South as a gift from Kim Jong-un to his counterpart Moon Jae-in. The present comes as the two countries are attempting to mend their relations. Pictures of the two canines of Pungsan breed were published by the Blue House on Sunday. The dogs – male Songkang and female Gomi ...

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Peace overture? No ballistic missiles seen in North Korea’s 70th anniversary parade (PHOTOS)

Foreign observers are surprised that North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un opted not to feature intercontinental ballistic missiles in a grandiose military parade, in stark contrast to similar events that the nation held in the past. No ICMBs were showcased in Pyongyang as the country celebrated its 70th anniversary on Sunday. The parade held in Kim Il-Sung Square focused more on ...

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Musical.ly investor bets on internet radio with $17M deal for Korea’s Spoon Radio

One of the early backers of Musical.ly, the short video app that was acquired for $ 1 billion, is making a major bet that internet radio is one of the next big trends in media. Goodwater Capital, one of a number of backers that won big when ByteDance acquired Musical.ly last year, has joined forces with Korean duo Softbank Ventures ...

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Musical.ly investor bets on internet radio with $17M deal for Korea’s Spoon Radio

One of the early backers of Musical.ly, the short video app that was acquired for $ 1 billion, is making a major bet that internet radio is one of the next big trends in media. Goodwater Capital, one of a number of backers that won big when ByteDance acquired Musical.ly last year, has joined forces with Korean duo Softbank Ventures ...

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‘No rush for speed’ in N. Korea’s denuclearization, sanctions still in place – Trump

There is “no rush” on North Korean denuclearization for the US, at least according to Donald Trump… despite the earlier ‘maximum pressure’ campaign, demanding that Pyongyang start the process “very quickly.” Trump tweeted the remark on Wednesday, promising “big benefits and exciting future” for Pyongyang “at end of process.” The president echoed his own statement to reporters from a day before, when he said that “we ...

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Trump confirms N. Korea’s ex-top spy heading to US for summit talks

Published time: 29 May, 2018 10:57 Edited time: 29 May, 2018 10:59 Kim Yong-chol, the vice-leader of North Korea and the former head of the country’s intelligence agency, is on his way to the US for talks to arrange the upcoming meeting between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. Trump has confirmed earlier reports of Kim Yong-chol’s arrival in a ...

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Bolton wants all of North Korea’s nukes shipped to US in exchange for ‘security assurances’

President Donald Trump’s national security adviser wants North Korea to ship all of its nuclear weapons to a US lab in Tennessee, to make sure Kim Jong-un follows through on his promise to dismantle the program. North Korea’s nuclear weapons should be dismantled and sent to the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee if Kim wants to see a relaxation ...

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‘He is my idol’: Duterte cheers N. Korea’s Kim despite branding him ‘maniac’ earlier

In a sudden change of heart, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte called North Korean leader Kim Jong-un his “idol” and “a good fellow.” Just a year ago, he labeled Kim a “son-of-a-whore maniac.” “He has become my idol, Kim Jong-un. For all of the time, he was pictured to be the bad boy of the community,” Duterte stated. Now Kim appears to ...

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New era, no more war: Two Koreas agree on complete denuclearization

A new era of peace is beginning, according to a declaration signed by the leaders of North and South Korea after their first meeting in over a decade. Both nations are aiming to completely denuclearize the Korean peninsula. Read more “South and North Korea affirmed their shared objective of achieving a nuclear-free Korean peninsula through complete denuclearization,” reads the declaration ...

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