North Korea

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    Kim, Putin vow to seek closer ties at first talks

    Agence France-Presse . Vladivostok | Updated at 01:13pm on April 25, 2019

    Russia’s Vladimir Putin and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un met face-to-face for the first time on Thursday, vowing to seek closer ties as they look...

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    Kim oversees test of new weapon with ‘powerful warhead’

    Agence-France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 01:26pm on April 18, 2019

    North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has supervised the test-firing of a new tactical weapon with a ‘powerful warhead’, state media reported Thursday, in the first...

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    North Korea nuclear site revived: US

    Reuters. Washington | Updated at 11:50am on April 17, 2019

    Satellite images from last week show movement at North Korea’s main nuclear site that could be associated with the reprocessing of radioactive material into bomb...

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    Kim gives US to year-end to become more flexible

    Reuters . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on April 14, 2019

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the breakdown in talks with the United States has raised the risks of reviving tensions, and he is...

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    Pompeo hopes for new N Korea summit

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on April 02, 2019

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo voiced hope that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and president Donald Trump will meet again ‘in the coming...

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    North Korea calls Madrid embassy raid ‘grave terrorist attack’

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 01:55pm on March 31, 2019

    North Korea on Sunday described the February raid on its embassy in Madrid by a dissident group as a ‘grave terrorist attack’ and urged an...

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    North Korea may suspend nuclear talks with ‘gangster-like US’

    Reuters . Seoul | Updated at 12:03pm on March 15, 2019

    North Korea is considering suspending talks with the United States and may rethink a ban on missile and nuclear tests unless Washington makes concessions, news...

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    N Korea polls sees 99.99pc turnout

    Agence France-Presse . Pyongyang | Updated at 12:00am on March 13, 2019

    Turnout in nuclear-armed North Korea’s single-candidate elections hit 99.99 per cent this year, state media said Tuesday - up from a seemingly unimprovable 99.97 per...

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    North Korea holds polls

    Agence France-Presse . Pyongyang | Updated at 12:00am on March 11, 2019

    North Koreans went to the polls Sunday for an election in which there could be only one winner.Leader Kim Jong Un’s ruling Workers’ Party has...

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    N Korea rebuilds missile site

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 07, 2019

    Activity has been detected at a North Korean long-range rocket site, suggesting Pyongyang may be pursuing the ‘rapid rebuilding’ North Korea has restored part of...