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North Korean foreign minister replaced

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho has been replaced, Seoul-based NK News reported on Saturday. The usually well-informed outlet, citing multiple unnamed sources in Pyongyang, said Ri would be replaced by Ri Son Gwon, the former chairman of the

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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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South Korea, Japan, China leaders to promote North Korea-US dialogue

China, Japan and South Korea have agreed to work together to promote dialogue between the United States and North Korea, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said today following a summit between the three countries in China. North Korea has set

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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 test-fires missiles to pressure US

Breaking a month-long lull in missile tests, North Korea fired two short-range projectiles into the sea off its east coast yesterday in what appeared to be the latest try out of its new multiple rocket launchers, South Korea’s military said.

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