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#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.

From TheJournal.ie A 3.4-magnitude earthquake in North Korea was a  'suspected explosion', says China Tremors

A 3.4-magnitude earthquake in North Korea was a 'suspected explosion', says China

South Korean scientists aren’t so sure about whether it was caused by a blast.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump isn't letting up on his fight against North Korea Blacklisted This post contains videos

Donald Trump isn't letting up on his fight against North Korea

The US President is targeting the companies that deal with North Korea.

From TheJournal.ie 'Flee into a building or a basement': North Korea ballistic missile launch triggers high alert in Japan Escalating Tensions
From TheJournal.ie North Korea threatens to sink Japan 'into the sea' and beat the US 'like a rabid dog' TOUGH TALK

North Korea threatens to sink Japan 'into the sea' and beat the US 'like a rabid dog'

Pyongyang is unhappy after being hit with fresh UN sanctions.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea warns US will face 'greatest pain' it ever experienced following UN sanctions Threatening Revenge

North Korea warns US will face 'greatest pain' it ever experienced following UN sanctions

The move by the Security Council bans textile exports and restricts shipments of oil products to punish Pyongyang for its sixth and largest nuclear test.

From TheJournal.ie 'Enough is enough': South Korea continues military drills after North Korean nuclear test Tension

'Enough is enough': South Korea continues military drills after North Korean nuclear test

A new agreement between Washington and Seoul will allow the South to develop more powerful weapons.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea is 'begging for war': US steps up pressure on Kim Jong-un at UN Hydrogen Bomb

North Korea is 'begging for war': US steps up pressure on Kim Jong-un at UN

Members of the UN Security Council are calling for further sanctions against North Korea as the state claims it detonated a hydrogen bomb yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie South Korea now believes the North can fit a nuclear weapon onto a missile War Of Words

South Korea now believes the North can fit a nuclear weapon onto a missile

The intelligence comes after Pyongyang claimed to have tested a hydrogen bomb.

From TheJournal.ie 'Very hostile and dangerous': Donald Trump condemns North Korea's sixth nuclear test Explosion

'Very hostile and dangerous': Donald Trump condemns North Korea's sixth nuclear test

The US President also criticised China, and offered advice to South Korea.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says talking is 'not the answer' to North Korean situation Mixed Message

Trump says talking is 'not the answer' to North Korean situation

His comments are at odds with remarks made by US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea ally China joins UN Security Council in condemning missile launch over Japan UN Security Council

North Korea ally China joins UN Security Council in condemning missile launch over Japan

North Korea’s only major ally said “we are going to make a necessary response”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Brendan, we have to get out of here': Irishman in Japan recalls panic over missile alert North Korea

'Brendan, we have to get out of here': Irishman in Japan recalls panic over missile alert

North Korea sent a ballistic missile over Japan as part of tests.

From The42 Australian team taking 'appropriate precautions' as qualifier overshadowed by North Korean missile Threat

Australian team taking 'appropriate precautions' as qualifier overshadowed by North Korean missile

The Socceroos are in Japan for Thursday’s World Cup clash.

From TheJournal.ie 'Missile passing. Missile passing': Japanese awake to text message warnings of North Korea missile Ballistic This post contains videos

'Missile passing. Missile passing': Japanese awake to text message warnings of North Korea missile

The missile flew over Japan for two minutes before crashing into the sea.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea launches missile that flies over Japan Missile

North Korea launches missile that flies over Japan

Tokyo also said it overflew its territory, with the prime minister saying the government would take “full steps” to ensure the safety of the Japanese people.

From TheJournal.ie 'Hard labour - it's hard': Canadian pastor freed from North Korean jail despite life sentence Subversive Acts

'Hard labour - it's hard': Canadian pastor freed from North Korean jail despite life sentence

A delegation sent by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau petitioned for the release of Hyeon Soo Lim.

From TheJournal.ie Last US defector to North Korea died pledging loyalty to the 'great leader Kim Jong-Un' Great Defector
From TheJournal.ie Steve Bannon calls white nationalists 'losers' Surprise Interview

Steve Bannon calls white nationalists 'losers'

The White House strategist is reported to be on shaky ground with Donald Trump.

From TheJournal.ie 'There will be no war on the peninsula': South Korean president on North's aggression War Games

'There will be no war on the peninsula': South Korean president on North's aggression

Tensions in the region have been rising.

From TheJournal.ie Trump praises 'wise' North Korea decision to back off Guam Guamania

Trump praises 'wise' North Korea decision to back off Guam

Trump stunned the world last week by warning North Korea it faced “fire and fury”.