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Latest North Korea missile launch lands near Japan waters, alarms Tokyo

North Korea launched a ballistic missile on Wednesday that landed in or near Japanese-controlled waters for the first time, the latest in a series of launches by the isolated country in defiance of United Nations Security Council resolutions. The main body of the missile landed in Japan’s economic exclusion zone, …

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North Korea says will treat U.S. detainees under ‘wartime law’

North Korea said on Monday it had told the United States it will cut the only channel of communication between them, at the United Nations in New York, after Washington blacklisted leader Kim Jong Un last week for human rights abuses. All matters related to the United States, including the …

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South Korea, U.S. agree to deploy THAAD missile defense to counter North Korea threat

South Korea and the United States said on Friday they will deploy an advanced missile defense system with U.S. military forces stationed in South Korea to counter North Korea’s missile threat, drawing sharp and swift protest from neighboring China. The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system will be …

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Keyboard warriors: South Korea trains new frontline in decades-old war with North

In one college major at Seoul’s elite Korea University, the courses are known only by number, and students keep their identities a secret from outsiders. The Cyber Defense curriculum, funded by the defense ministry, trains young keyboard warriors who get a free education in exchange for a seven-year commitment as …

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Clinton to blast Trump on North Korea, NATO in foreign policy speech

WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton will slam Republican Donald Trump for being too friendly with North Korea and too harsh on European allies during a foreign policy speech in California on Thursday, designed to paint the billionaire businessman as unfit for the White House. The speech in San …

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Attempted North Korea missile launch fails: South Korea

North Korea attempted to fire a missile from its east coast early on Tuesday but the launch appears to have failed, South Korean officials said, in what would be the latest in a string of unsuccessful ballistic missile tests by the isolated country. The launch attempt took place at around …

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Exclusive: Trump would talk to North Korea’s Kim, wants to renegotiate climate accord

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is willing to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear program, proposing a major shift in U.S. policy toward the isolated nation. In a wide-ranging interview with Reuters, Trump also called for a renegotiation …

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North Korea leader Kim says will not use nuclear arms unless threatened

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country will not use nuclear weapons unless its sovereignty is infringed by others with nuclear arms, and is willing to normalize ties with states that had been hostile toward it, state media said on Sunday. Isolated North Korea has made similar statements …

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North Korea capital gears up for congress; South fears nuclear test

North Korea has started welcoming delegates from around the country to its first ruling party congress in 36 years, state media reported on Tuesday, as rival South Korea expressed concern that Pyongyang could conduct a nuclear test before or during the event. The isolated North has conducted a series of …

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North Korea sentences Korean American to 10 years hard labor: Xinhua

North Korea has sentenced a Korean American man to 10 years of hard labor for subversion, China’s Xinhua news agency reported on Friday. Kim Dong Chul was arrested in North Korea in October and had admitted to committing espionage, the North’s official news agency reported earlier. (Reporting by Jack Kim; …

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