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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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‘Hideous criminal’ Trump given ‘death sentence’ by North Korean state media

Published time: 15 Nov, 2017 20:49 The North Korean people have sentenced Donald Trump to death, the hermit country’s state media claims, saying that the “criminal” US president pointed an accusing finger at “the Sun” represented by the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. “The worst crime, for which he [Trump] can never be pardoned, is that he dared malignantly [to] ...

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North Korea accuses Trump of ‘begging’ for nuclear war as rare US 3-carrier drills gets underway

Pyongyang has accused “dotard” Donald Trump of “begging” for a nuclear war during his trip across Asia. The charge comes as Washington launched rare naval drills in the Pacific with Seoul and Tokyo, which simultaneously involves three US aircraft carrier strike groups. Trump’s 12-day Asia tour Asia has, so far, focused primarily on containing the perceived North Korean threat, in ...

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‘Vastly outnumbered’ US forces would struggle to win war with North Korea – former general

The United States would struggle to win if a war broke out with North Korea, as tensions over the country’s nuclear ambitions continue to mount on the peninsula. That’s according to a retired US general with years of experience in the region. Now retired, Lt. Gen. Jan-Marc Jouas gave his views on a possible conflict with North Korea in a ...

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Hawaii adopts nuclear attack warning signal amid North Korea tensions

The US State of Hawaii is preparing to introduce a new ‘attack warning’ signal that would notify the islanders of a potential nuclear strike threat emanating from North Korea. “Starting December 1, a second tool – the attack warning signal will be added” to its emergency response system, Hawaii Emergency Management Administrator Vern Miyagi announced Wednesday.“The attack warning signal advises ...

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Trump to North Korea: ‘Do not try us or interpret our past restraint as weakness’ (VIDEO)

Published time: 8 Nov, 2017 02:55 Edited time: 8 Nov, 2017 03:50 In his address to South Korea’s national assembly, President Donald Trump said that he hoped to “speak for all civilized nations,” in telling North Korea, “do not underestimate us and do not try us.” North Korea “interpreted America’s past restraint as weakness,” Trump said, calling that a “fatal ...

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Trump happy with S. Korea buying more US arms as he fuels North nuke scare

President Donald Trump is acting as a door-to-door salesman for US defense producers, pitching contracts to Japan and South Korea by talking up the bogeyman of Pyongyang’s nukes. During his ongoing visit to Seoul on Tuesday, Trump welcomed South Korea’s plans to purchase billions of dollars’ worth of American military hardware. The visiting president said he learned from his aides ...

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Trump asks for another $4bn to ‘detect, defeat, & defend’ against North Korea

President Donald Trump wants lawmakers to give the Pentagon an additional $ 4 billion for “urgent” missile defense improvements against North Korea and nearly $ 2 billion more to increase troop levels in Afghanistan by 3,500 and repair damaged naval ships. In a letter sent to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) on Monday, Trump asked Congress to consider budget amendments ...

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‘North Koreans are great people’ – Trump

US President Donald Trump praised the “industrious” North Korean people before landing in Japan, where he warned the world against challenging America’s military dominance. Trump touched down in Japan on Sunday, the first stop on his 13-day Asian tour, during which he is set to drum up support for his hardline policy towards Pyongyang. While still on board Air Force ...

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Chinese bank barred from operating in US over North Korean links

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 14:36 The United States has excluded China’s Bank of Dandong from its financial system, alleging it had helped North Korea evade economic sanctions and launder funds. Read more “The US Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued a final rule under Section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act that severs Bank ...

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