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    US cryptocurrency promoter pleads guilty to advising N Korea

    Agence France-Presse . New York, United States | Updated at 03:57pm on September 28, 2021

    A prominent American cryptocurrency promoter and former hacker has pleaded guilty to advising North Korea on using virtual money to avoid international controls, a New...

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    North Korea fires ‘missile’, insists on right to weapons tests

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 10:16am on September 28, 2021

    Nuclear-armed North Korea fired a presumed short-range missile into the sea on Tuesday, the South’s military said, as Pyongyang’s UN ambassador insisted it had an...

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    Kim’s sister for inter-Korean summit

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 10:52pm on September 26, 2021

    The influential sister of North Korea’s leader said in a statement on Saturday that an inter-Korean summit could take place, but only if mutual ‘respect’...

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    Kim’s sister demands South drop hostile policies

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 10:07pm on September 24, 2021

    The influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday said it was ‘admirable’ of the South to propose a formal end to...

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    US submarine contract, alliance may trigger nuclear arms race: NK

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul, South Korea | Updated at 09:56am on September 20, 2021

    North Korea’s foreign ministry on Monday said a new United Sates alliance in the Indo-Pacific and recent US submarine contract with Australia could trigger a...

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    UN Security Council holds emergency meeting about N Korea

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations, United States | Updated at 09:47am on September 16, 2021

    The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday gathered behind closed doors for an emergency meeting about North Korea’s latest ballistic missile test which member states...

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    South Korea fires first ballistic missile

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 04:19pm on September 15, 2021

    South Korea successfully test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile on Wednesday, becoming only the seventh country in the world with the advanced technology and raising the...

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    North Korea fires two ballistic missiles into sea: S Korean army

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul, South Korea | Updated at 10:34am on September 15, 2021

    North Korea fired two ballistic missiles into the sea on Wednesday, according to the South’s military, as China’s foreign minister visited Seoul and days after...

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    N Korea tests new ‘long-range cruise missile’: KCNA

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 04:22pm on September 13, 2021

    North Korea test-fired a new ‘long-range cruise missile’ over the weekend, state media reported on Monday, with the United States saying the nuclear-armed country was...

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    N Korea seems to have restarted nuclear reactor: UN agency

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 11:15am on August 30, 2021

    Nuclear-armed North Korea appears to have restarted its plutonium-producing reprocessing reactor in a ‘deeply troubling’ development, the UN atomic agency has said, a possible sign...