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North Korea Shoots ‘Super Large’ Multiple Rocket Launcher

PYONGYANG – North Korea made its third test launch of a new “super-large” multiple rocket launcher that, it says, expands its ability to destroy enemy targets in surprise attacks. The latest launches extended a streak of gun shows for a month by the North, which continues to stop at nuclear …

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US, Japan, S. Korea Discuss Pyongyang’s Denuclearization

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PYONGYANG – US Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun held talks in Washington on Tuesday with his South Korean and Japanese counterparts to discuss Pyongyang’s denuclearization, the US State Department said. They “reaffirmed the importance of continued close… coordination on North Korea to achieve complete denuclearization,” according to the …

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North Korea Says Missile Test Launched Underwater has been Successful

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PYONGYANG – North Korea confirmed on Thursday that it had made its first ballistic missile test launched underwater in three years, ostensibly to pressure the United States before resuming its nuclear diplomacy, AP reported Thursday. The October 2 Pukguksong-3 missile test, which North Korea describes as a submarine-launched ballistic missile, …

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Trump Says Meeting with Kim Jong Un “Could Happen Soon”

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UNITED NATIONS – US president Donald Trump said Monday that another meeting with the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could take place” soon, Daily Star reported Tuesday. Trump provided little detail, and it was unclear what officials were doing behind the scenes to hold a meeting to address a …

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North Korea Developing Warheads to Penetrate missile Defense: Japan

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TOKYO – Pyongyang appears to be developing warheads to penetrate a ballistic missile shield defending Japan, the country’s defense chief said on Tuesday, pointing to the irregular trajectories of the latest missiles launched by North Korea, “Reuters” said Tuesday Defence Minister Takeshi Iwaya told a news conference that Japan believes …

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North Korea Must Denuclearize Before Economic Concessions: Bolton

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WASHINGTON – In an interview with VOA, Trump’s top advisor John Bolton said that “substantive” talks with DPRK remain on hold Six weeks after the U.S. President and the North Korean leader agreed to resume working-level talks. US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Wednesday signaled that a phased approach …

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N. Korea Fires Two Short-Range Missiles, More can Come: S. Korea

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SEOUL – North Korea on Saturday fired, what appeared to be two short-range missiles, South Korea said in a “show of force” against joint military exercises between the United States and Korea South, Reuters reported Saturday. Other missile launches are very likely, as the North Korean army conducts its own …

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