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Tag Archives: Pyongyang

Kim Jong visits cosmetics factory with wife and sister

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PYONGYANG: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has visited a cosmetics factory in Pyongyang, accompanied by his wife Ri Sol-ju and sister Kim Yo-jong. State media released undated photos of the visit on Sunday. Both women are rarely seen in public. Ms Kim’s appearance comes shortly after her recent promotion to ...

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Kim Jong Un praises nuclear program, promotes sister

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SEOUL: North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un said his nuclear weapons were a “powerful deterrent” that guaranteed its sovereignty, state media reported on Sunday, hours after U.S. President Donald Trump said “only one thing will work” in dealing with the isolated country. Trump did not make clear to what he ...

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This is no way to dismantle a nuclear bomb

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Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un are doing their best to make a bad situation in the Korean Peninsula worse. For now, they are only hurling abuse and threats at each other, but there is no sign of either de-escalating their confrontation over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme. During the Cold War, ...

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Pyongyang Threatens the US with “Great Suffering and Pain”

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PYONGYANG: North Korea threatened the United States to cause them the “greatest suffering and pain” if they continue to push the UN to tighten sanctions against Pyongyang after their sixth nuclear test. Reports Mediapool. In a message distributed by the official KCTA agency, North Korea’s foreign ministry warns that if Washington ...

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North Korea warns US will pay due price for spearheading U.N. sanctions

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PYONGYANG: North Korea warned on Monday the United States would pay a “due price” for spearheading a U.N. Security Council resolution against its latest nuclear test, as Washington presses for a vote on a draft resolution imposing more sanctions on Pyongyang. South Korean officials have said after the North’s sixth ...

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U.S. envoy tells U.N.: North Korean leader is ‘begging for war’

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NEW YORK: North Korea’s leader is “begging for war,” the U.S. ambassador said Monday at an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council, as members called for punishing the country with even stronger sanctions for its powerful nuclear test. Ambassador Nikki Haley said the U.S. would look at countries doing ...

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Trump calls North Korea’s Kim a pretty smart cookie

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WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump offered some backhanded praise for North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, calling him “a pretty smart cookie” in a television interview. Trump s almost admiring remarks came amid soaring tensions with North Korea over its missile and nuclear programs, with an alarmed Washington looking to China for ...

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North Korea detains U.S. citizen; at least 3rd American being held

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PYONGYANG: A U.S. citizen has been arrested in North Korea, raising to three the number of Americans now detained by Kim Jong Un’s regime and adding to rising tensions between Washington and Pyongyang. South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported that a former Korean-American professor was arrested at Pyongyang International Airport ...

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