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#North Korea

From TheJournal.ie 'The world wants peace, not death!' - Trump welcomes new sanctions on North Korea Nuclear Weapons

'The world wants peace, not death!' - Trump welcomes new sanctions on North Korea

The sanctions will restrict oil supplies vital for Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear programmes.

From TheJournal.ie UN security council slaps North Korea with new sanctions following last month's missile tests Sanctions

UN security council slaps North Korea with new sanctions following last month's missile tests

It is the third raft of sanctions imposed on North Korea this year.

From TheJournal.ie North Korean soldier defects to South, triggers gunfire at border Tension

North Korean soldier defects to South, triggers gunfire at border

The soldier cross the border in thick fog and made his way to a guard post.

From TheJournal.ie Australian police accidentally put its plans to arrest a North Korean agent on Twitter I Don't Think He Saw

Australian police accidentally put its plans to arrest a North Korean agent on Twitter

Luckily, the man was not paying attention to their Twitter feed.

From TheJournal.ie America says North Korea carried out WannaCry malware attack Malware

America says North Korea carried out WannaCry malware attack

“The attack was widespread and cost billions, and North Korea is directly responsible.”

From TheJournal.ie North Korean 'agent' charged with trying to sell WMD parts in Australia North Korea

North Korean 'agent' charged with trying to sell WMD parts in Australia

The alleged agent’s plans did not involve other governments or officials, police said.

From TheJournal.ie Rex Tillerson says US ready to talk to North Korea 'without preconditions' Progress

Rex Tillerson says US ready to talk to North Korea 'without preconditions'

Tillerson, however, remains determined to force it to abandon its nuclear arsenal.

Late own goal decides tempestuous clash between North and South Korea

The result dashed any faint hopes North Korea had of winning the four-team East Asian Championship.

From TheJournal.ie Air crew over Japan saw North Korean missile re-enter atmosphere War Games

Air crew over Japan saw North Korean missile re-enter atmosphere

The airline’s general manager said crew described seeing the missile “blow up and fall apart”.

From TheJournal.ie US warns North Korean leadership will be 'utterly destroyed' if war breaks out North Korea

US warns North Korean leadership will be 'utterly destroyed' if war breaks out

“If war comes, make no mistake – The North Korean regime will be utterly destroyed.”

From TheJournal.ie North Korea says it can now hit the entire United States with its missiles Successful Test

North Korea says it can now hit the entire United States with its missiles

Donald Trump said simply that “it’s a situation we can handle”.

From TheJournal.ie After a two month gap, North Korea has fired a ballistic missile Unusual Activity

After a two month gap, North Korea has fired a ballistic missile

The South Korean military and US officials are analysing data from the missile’s course.

From TheJournal.ie Eight North Korean fishermen wash ashore in Japan Washed Up

Eight North Korean fishermen wash ashore in Japan

Dozens of North Korean fishing vessels wash up on Japan’s Sea of Japan coast every year.

From TheJournal.ie Independent Alliance won't be travelling to North Korea Peace Talks

Independent Alliance won't be travelling to North Korea

Minister of State John Halligan has had a briefing with the Department of Foreign Affairs about the situation.

From TheJournal.ie Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier being shot as he attempts escape across border Under Fire This post contains videos

Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier being shot as he attempts escape across border

The defector was shot at least four times in his desperate escape bid.

From TheJournal.ie Fifteen years after Bush's 'axis of evil', Trump puts North Korea back on US terror list State Sponsor Of Terror This post contains videos

Fifteen years after Bush's 'axis of evil', Trump puts North Korea back on US terror list

The US President has designated the country as a state sponsor of terrorism.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says that 'twisted' North Korea won't subject the world to 'nuclear blackmail' Red Carpet

Trump says that 'twisted' North Korea won't subject the world to 'nuclear blackmail'

Trump said the red carpet rolled out for him in Asia showed that “America is back”.

From TheJournal.ie North Korean soldier shot a number of times while trying to defect to the south Border Shooting

North Korean soldier shot a number of times while trying to defect to the south

The soldier survived the shooting.

From TheJournal.ie 'I think I'm doing a good job': Halligan says he isn't resigning after North Korea and interview controversies Independent

'I think I'm doing a good job': Halligan says he isn't resigning after North Korea and interview controversies

His colleague Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran said that he was “embarrassed” when he heard Halligan’s comments on the radio last week.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's off': Shane Ross says that the Independent Alliance won't be going to North Korea Not The Best Idea

'It's off': Shane Ross says that the Independent Alliance won't be going to North Korea

Ross said it had “never developed into a stage where [they] were going” to North Korea.

From TheJournal.ie 'Do not underestimate us,' Trump warns North Korea on his election anniversary War Of Words

'Do not underestimate us,' Trump warns North Korea on his election anniversary

He gave the warning after a trip to the Korean demilitarized zone was cancelled due to bad weather.

From TheJournal.ie Leo says he won't be stopping his ministers at the airport if they want to travel to North Korea Diplomatic Mission

Leo says he won't be stopping his ministers at the airport if they want to travel to North Korea

“I am not the keeper of any of my ministers,” said the Taoiseach today.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he's open to meeting Kim Jong-un North Korea

Trump says he's open to meeting Kim Jong-un

The US President’s latest comments are much more measured than his previous “fire and fury” remarks.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach wouldn't want anything 'beastly' to happen Independent Alliance TDs if they go to North Korea Diplomatic Mission

Taoiseach wouldn't want anything 'beastly' to happen Independent Alliance TDs if they go to North Korea

Yesterday, Independent Alliance TD John Halligan said he would be prepared to initiate peace talks with Kim Jong-un.

From TheJournal.ie Peace and Neutrality Alliance welcomes John Halligan's request to go to North Korea to spark peace talks Kim John-un

Peace and Neutrality Alliance welcomes John Halligan's request to go to North Korea to spark peace talks

The Minister of State has said that the visit, if it’s approved, will not be a government one.

From TheJournal.ie Reports: 200 feared dead after tunnel collapses at North Korea nuclear testing site Punggye-ri

Reports: 200 feared dead after tunnel collapses at North Korea nuclear testing site

A tunnel has collapsed for the second time at Punggye-ri in North Korea.

From TheJournal.ie US Defense Secretary warns North Korea of 'massive military response' Tension

US Defense Secretary warns North Korea of 'massive military response'

Pyongyang in recent months has sparked global alarm by conducting a sixth nuclear test and test-launching missiles capable of reaching the US mainland.

From TheJournal.ie Women accused of killing Kim Jong Un's half-brother return to crime scene North Korea

Women accused of killing Kim Jong Un's half-brother return to crime scene

Siti Aisyah and Doan Thi Huong are accused of killing Kim on 13 February.

From TheJournal.ie Former US president Jimmy Carter says he'd travel to Pyongyang to help sort Korea crisis Get Carter

Former US president Jimmy Carter says he'd travel to Pyongyang to help sort Korea crisis

Carter said he worried Kim Jong-un leader take pre-emptive action.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says 'only one thing will work' when dealing with North Korea Going Nuclear

Trump says 'only one thing will work' when dealing with North Korea

The US President has been trading insults with Kim Jong-un amid rising tensions.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-nuclear weapons campaign wins Nobel Peace Prize for 'groundbreaking' work Norway

Anti-nuclear weapons campaign wins Nobel Peace Prize for 'groundbreaking' work

There were 318 candidates for this year’s prize.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea prisoner was blind, deaf, 'jerking violently' and howling when released, parents say Otto Warmbier

North Korea prisoner was blind, deaf, 'jerking violently' and howling when released, parents say

Fred and Cindy Warmbier said their son was tortured.

From TheJournal.ie 'Absurd': White House denies declaring war on North Korea International Tensions

'Absurd': White House denies declaring war on North Korea

North Korea’s foreign minister said the statement from Trump was “clearly a declaration of war”.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea says Trump has declared war as it vows to shoot down US planes Tensions

North Korea says Trump has declared war as it vows to shoot down US planes

“He declared a war on our country.”

From TheJournal.ie Japan's prime minister calls snap election Snap Election

Japan's prime minister calls snap election

Shinzo Abe hopes to capitalise on a weak and fractured opposition to sweep back into power.

From TheJournal.ie Trump's travel ban: North Korea and Venezuela on updated list of restricted countries No Entry
From TheJournal.ie Mary Robinson at the UN: Trump's threat to 'obliterate North Korean people' provoked 'gasps' Shocked

Mary Robinson at the UN: Trump's threat to 'obliterate North Korean people' provoked 'gasps'

The former Irish president has attacked the current US President.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the 90-year-old North Korean convicted spy whose sole wish is to make it back to the 'Fatherland' Unswerving Loyalty This post contains videos

Meet the 90-year-old North Korean convicted spy whose sole wish is to make it back to the 'Fatherland'

Seo Ok-ryol has spent three decades in prison and been sentenced to death on two separate occasions.

As US warplanes fly off North Korea, Trump says the country's leaders 'won't be around much longer'

The war of words between the two powers shows no sign of abating.

From TheJournal.ie 'North Koreans are neither brainwashed robots nor aspiring democracy activists' Opinion

'North Koreans are neither brainwashed robots nor aspiring democracy activists'

Like people in any country, North Koreans have aspirations for themselves and their families, and their beliefs are complex, writes Alexander Dukalskis.