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#North Korea

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”.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea will watch more 'stupid conduct' of the US as it holds off on Guam attack Let's Take It Easy

North Korea will watch more 'stupid conduct' of the US as it holds off on Guam attack

Leader Kim Jong-Un warned the US of further “reckless action” in a TV address.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian pastor returns home after being released from labour camp in North Korea Freedom

Canadian pastor returns home after being released from labour camp in North Korea

He was released after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s national security advisor, Daniel Jean visited Pyongyang.

From TheJournal.ie What would happen if North Korea actually did fire missiles at the US territory of Guam? Good Idea Bad Idea

What would happen if North Korea actually did fire missiles at the US territory of Guam?

North Korea plans to attack the tiny Pacific island this week.

From TheJournal.ie China urges Trump not to use 'words and deeds to exacerbate' North Korea situation Calm Down

China urges Trump not to use 'words and deeds to exacerbate' North Korea situation

Trump has been engaged all week in verbal sparring with the North.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says that a military plan to deal with North Korea is 'locked and loaded' Sabre Rattling

Trump says that a military plan to deal with North Korea is 'locked and loaded'

He called on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to “find another path”.

From TheJournal.ie War with North Korea would be 'catastrophic' says Trump's defence chief Time For Diplomacy?

War with North Korea would be 'catastrophic' says Trump's defence chief

Jim Mattis has also said that North Korea would be “grossly” outmatched in any conflict.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump says 'fire and fury' threat to North Korea 'may not be tough enough' No Backing Down This post contains videos

Donald Trump says 'fire and fury' threat to North Korea 'may not be tough enough'

The US President warned the state to “get your act together”.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea announces a plan to attack US territory of Guam No Reason

North Korea announces a plan to attack US territory of Guam

North Korea called Trump’s rhetoric a “load of nonsense” that was aggravating a grave situation.

From TheJournal.ie Minister: 'No immediate threat' to Ireland amid US-North Korea nuclear tensions North Korea

Minister: 'No immediate threat' to Ireland amid US-North Korea nuclear tensions

Minister Charlie Flanagan says Ireland must however remain vigilant.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why is North Korea threatening to bomb the tiny Pacific island of Guam? Start Off Small

Explainer: Why is North Korea threatening to bomb the tiny Pacific island of Guam?

The rhetoric from Donald Trump and the North Koreans has escalated tensions in the region.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Donald Trump threatens North Korea with 'fire and fury like the world has never seen' Nuclear Threat This post contains videos

Watch: Donald Trump threatens North Korea with 'fire and fury like the world has never seen'

The threat was made in response to claims that North Korea has become a full nuclear power.

From TheJournal.ie US tells North Korea: 'Stop missile tests if you want to talk' Come To The Table

US tells North Korea: 'Stop missile tests if you want to talk'

The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously approved a US-drafted sanctions package over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie New sanctions imposed on North Korea are 'a whole new level' United Nations

New sanctions imposed on North Korea are 'a whole new level'

A ban on exports aims to deprive Pyongyang of about €850 million in annual revenue.

From TheJournal.ie US wants UN ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood Nuclear Weapons

US wants UN ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood

The move could cost Pyongyang about €850 million in annual revenue.

From The42 'There's no sheik, no Chinese investors': Bray Wanderers' housing plan for Carlisle Grounds DMZ

'There's no sheik, no Chinese investors': Bray Wanderers' housing plan for Carlisle Grounds

Martin O’Connor doesn’t regret a controversial statement comparing Wicklow to North Korea.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's no sheik, no Chinese investors': Bray Wanderers' housing plan for Carlisle Grounds Building And Property

'There's no sheik, no Chinese investors': Bray Wanderers' housing plan for Carlisle Grounds

Martin O’Connor doesn’t regret a controversial statement comparing Wicklow to North Korea.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea boasts that all US cities are within its range after latest missile test Warning Signs

North Korea boasts that all US cities are within its range after latest missile test

The US said that China and Russia bore “unique responsibility” for the escalating tensions.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea launches another missile hours after US and Japan step up sanctions Rocket Power

North Korea launches another missile hours after US and Japan step up sanctions

The launch came a day after North Korea celebrated what it calls “Victory Day”.

From The42 Bray Wanderers label Wicklow 'the North Korea of Ireland' in bizarre statement on club future Fear

Bray Wanderers label Wicklow 'the North Korea of Ireland' in bizarre statement on club future

The good news is the club seems to be financially secure.

From TheJournal.ie Surfing and rice planting among attractions on North Korea tourism website DPR Korea Tour

Surfing and rice planting among attractions on North Korea tourism website

There are strict warnings from a number of countries not to travel to the isolated Asian nation.