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Britain & Japan will turn up the heat on North Korea… through China, says Boris Johnson

Published time: 14 Dec, 2017 17:48 What’s the best way to handle a volatile dictator? With yet more economic pressure, according to Boris Johnson. Japan and the UK said on Wednesday they will turn up the heat to teach Kim Jong-un how to behave – by getting China on side. In a joint press conference in London with Japanese Foreign ...

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American provocateur: Why North Korea is going ballistic over missiles

With each passing year, North Koreans marks the change of seasons unlike any other people in the world, watching the US and South Korea open massive military games. With Trump, the saber rattling has increased exponentially. There are few things more unnerving than watching two state leaders, with a nuclear arsenal at their disposal, lobbing verbal grenades at each other, ...

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Declassified documents reveal US plan for war against North Korea in 1994

Newly declassified documents reveal that the Clinton administration planned for war against North Korea in 1994. The war plans came as the US was negotiating North Korea’s nuclear disarmament. “Of course, with the combined forces of the ROK and US, we can undoubtedly win the war,” Defense Secretary William Perry told South Korean President Kim Dae Jung at the time. ...

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Irish PM throws Theresa May under the bus, says UK PM abandoned North Ireland Brexit deal

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 22:41 The United Kingdom has gone back on a deal with Ireland, the Irish Taoiseach has suggested. Ireland’s leader Leo Varadkar said the UK had met a Brexit agreement that satisfied the concerns of his people, and was “surprised and disappointed” when it fell through. On Monday, Ireland’s deputy prime minister, Simon Coveney, told public ...

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Russia won’t be surprised by war in North Korea, it’s been preparing for it – Security Council head

A war breaking out on the Korean Peninsula is one of the scenarios considered by the Russian military, so it would not be blindsided in case it actually happens, the head of Russia’s Security Council said, advocating a diplomatic solution to the crisis. The launch of the Hwasong-15 ballistic missile by North Korea on Wednesday, which Pyongyang claimed is “capable ...

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Latest US activities deliberately provoked North Korea to take action – Lavrov

Published time: 30 Nov, 2017 08:26 Edited time: 30 Nov, 2017 08:39 The US has been consciously provoking North Korea to take action, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said after latest Pyongyang ballistic missile test. Washington should explain its intentions towards North Korea, he added. Commenting on the latest developments on Thursday, Lavrov said it seems that the US wants ...

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North Korea releases photos of ICBM from latest test ‘capable of striking US’

Published time: 30 Nov, 2017 06:22 Edited time: 30 Nov, 2017 06:38 North Korean state media released photos of the Hwasong-15 missile allegedly used in the latest test launch. The photos show Kim Jong-un personally overseeing the launch of the ICBM, which Pyongyang claims is capable of hitting the US mainland. North Korea fired a ballistic missile which splashed down ...

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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’s missile launch result of US & allies' saber-rattling – Russian senator

What is reported to be a launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) by Pyongyang, its first since September, might have been triggered by Washington’s incendiary actions and rhetoric it refuses to tone down, Konstantin Kosachev said. “It’s a fact that during the past two months North Korea has been demonstrating restraint and did not provoke the international community by ...

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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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