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    Pyongyang says possibilities of talks with Washington narrowing

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 01:44pm on November 05, 2019

    The possibility of talks between nuclear-armed North Korea and Washington is ‘narrowing’, Pyongyang said Tuesday after the US state department reaffirmed its designation as a...

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    North Korea warns US not to exploit ‘close’ Trump-Kim ties

    Agence-France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 09:31pm on October 27, 2019

    North Korea said Sunday the United States must not exploit the ‘close personal relations’ between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump as negotiations over Pyongyang’s...

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    North Korea says no talks unless US stops hostile policies

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on October 07, 2019

    North Korea said Sunday it has ‘no intention’ to continue nuclear talks unless the United States takes steps to end hostilities, a day after negotiations...

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    Xi, Kim hail immortal relationship

    Agence-France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on October 07, 2019

    Chinese president Xi Jinping has promised to promote a ‘long-term, sound and stable’ relationship with North Korea, state news agency Xinhua said Sunday, as the...

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    United States-N Korea nuclear talks end with opposing assessments

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 12:42pm on October 06, 2019

    North Korea and the United States walked away on Saturday with opposing assessments of nuclear talks in Sweden, which Pyongyang said broke down but Washington...

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    Lot of work to be done at North Korean, US talks, says Pompeo

    Reuters . Stockholm | Updated at 12:00am on October 06, 2019

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo said nuclear talks between US and North Korean officials starting on Saturday near Stockholm to try to end months...

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    North Korea tests new submarine missile

    Reuters . Seoul | Updated at 01:51pm on October 03, 2019

    North Korea said on Thursday it had successfully test-fired a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from the sea to contain external threats and bolster self-defence,...

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    N Korea fires missiles into Japan sea ahead of nuclear talks

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 03:21pm on October 02, 2019

    North Korea fired two missiles into the sea on Wednesday, a day after Washington and Pyongyang announced they would resume stalled nuclear talks later this...

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    Kim invites Trump in letter

    Reuters . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on September 17, 2019

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited US president Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang in a letter sent in August amid stalled denuclearisation talks, a...

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    US imposes sanctions on N Korean hacking groups

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    The US Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three North Korean hacking groups it said were involved in the ‘WannaCry’ ransomware attacks and hacking of...