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After rumours about health, North Korea state media report Kim Jong Un appearance

SEOUL: After weeks of intense speculation about the health of Kim Jong Un, state news agency KCNA said on Saturday the North Korean leader attended the completion of a fertilizer plant north of Pyongyang, the first report of his appearance

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South Korean officials call for caution amid reports that North Korean leader Kim is ill

SEOUL: South Korean officials are calling for caution amid reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may be ill or is being isolated because of coronavirus concerns, emphasising that they have detected no unusual movements in North Korea. At

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Kim promises ‘new strategic weapon,’ leaves room for talks

North Korea’s leader plans to further develop nuclear programs and to introduce a “new strategic weapon” in the near future, state media said today, although he signaled there was still room for dialogue with the United States. Kim Jong Un

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Trump: North Korea’s Kim is a ‘man of his word’

US President Donald Trump said yesterday North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had signed a contract about denuclearization and that he thought the North Korean leader was a “man of his word.” Hours after Kim said his country would continue

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Kim to unveil ‘new path’ in New Year speech after US misses deadline

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is set to make a closely watched New Year address tomorrow which is likely to offer a glimpse of a “new path” he has vowed to take if the United States fails to meet

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Reopening of the embassy in N. Korea: safety and security to be prioritised -Saifuddin

KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said all security and safety measures will continue to be prioritised regarding Malaysia’s decision to reopen its embassy in Pyongyang, North Korea, next year. He said even though the details of the measures

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Trump: US is watching North Korea closely

President Donald Trump yesterday said he would be disappointed if something is “in the works” in North Korea and the United States is watching activities in the Asian nation closely. “I’d be disappointed if something would be in the works,

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Trump: Kim risks losing ‘everything’ after North Korea claims a major test

US President Donald Trump said yesterday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un risks losing “everything” if he resumes hostility and his country must denuclearise after the North said it had carried out a “successful test of great significance.” “Kim

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‘Dotard’ Trump and ‘Rocket Man’ Kim resume name calling, hope for talks fade

North Korea has threatened to resume its insults of US President Donald Trump and consider him a “dotard” if he keeps using provocative language, such as referring to its leader as “rocket man”. Choe Son Hui, the first vice foreign

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North Korea warns it may end freeze on missile testing

North Korea issued a veiled warning yesterday that it could end a freeze in long-range missile testing as it criticised a call by UN Security Council members for it to give up its nuclear weapons and denounced a recent US

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