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#Pyongyang

From TheJournal.ie Trump says Kim Jong Un 'will not break promise' after reports of North Korea missile launches Tensions

Trump says Kim Jong Un 'will not break promise' after reports of North Korea missile launches

South Korea has said North Korea fired a number of projectiles into the sea.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit Russian Talks

North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit

The talks will be Kim’s first face-to-face meeting with another head of state since his meeting with Trump.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea 'rebuilding' main satellite launch site, satellite photos show Rocket Site

North Korea 'rebuilding' main satellite launch site, satellite photos show

The activity was recorded days after the summit North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump.

From TheJournal.ie Kim Jong Un warns US against maintaining current sanctions in New Year's speech North Korea

Kim Jong Un warns US against maintaining current sanctions in New Year's speech

The North Korean leader says the state might be compelled to explore a ‘new path’ of defense if US sanctions remain unchanged.

From TheJournal.ie Pompeo hails 'productive' talks with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang Pyongyang

Pompeo hails 'productive' talks with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang

The top US diplomat met with Kim for around two hours this morning in the North’s capital.

From TheJournal.ie Denuclearisation: US ready to begin negotiating with North Korea 'immediately' Pyongyang

Denuclearisation: US ready to begin negotiating with North Korea 'immediately'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has invited his North Korean counterpart to meet in New York next week.

From TheJournal.ie US intelligence agencies find North Korea 'building new missiles' Nuclear

US intelligence agencies find North Korea 'building new missiles'

Following the Singapore summit in June, President Donald Trump had declared that Pyongyang was “no longer a nuclear threat”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Kim Jong Un understands': US sets out terms for North Korea to give up nuclear arsenal Urgency

'Kim Jong Un understands': US sets out terms for North Korea to give up nuclear arsenal

US President Donald Trump has proudly declared that there is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea.

From TheJournal.ie Three Americans detained by North Korea are free and flying back to US - Trump Pyongyang

Three Americans detained by North Korea are free and flying back to US - Trump

The US President said they ‘seem to be in good health’.

From TheJournal.ie 'No more war' - North and South Korean leaders commit to complete denuclearisation Good Neighbours?

'No more war' - North and South Korean leaders commit to complete denuclearisation

Kim was flanked by his sister and close adviser Kim Yo Jong.

From TheJournal.ie 'Heavy casualties' after Chinese tourists involved in North Korean bus crash Pyongyang

'Heavy casualties' after Chinese tourists involved in North Korean bus crash

Few details were released about the bus crash, but a now-deleted tweet claimed that 30 had died.

From TheJournal.ie EU, Trump and Russia praise North Korea's plan to halt nuclear tests Progress

EU, Trump and Russia praise North Korea's plan to halt nuclear tests

Donald Trump tweeted that “progress [is] being made for all”.

From TheJournal.ie North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict Pyongyang

North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict

South Korea also claims that Pyongyang said it would consider abandoning nuclear weapons in exchange for security guarantees.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea's Kim Jong-un plays host to South Korean envoys for historic talks Dinner Host

North Korea's Kim Jong-un plays host to South Korean envoys for historic talks

It is the first time the North Korean leader has met with officials from the South since taking office in 2011.

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 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 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 Trump promises to 'figure it out' with South Korea's president Seoul Searching

Trump promises to 'figure it out' with South Korea's president

Trump has been visiting a number of Asian countries.

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 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 '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 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.

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 '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 '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 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 TheJournal.ie US to ban travel to North Korea in the coming weeks Banned

US to ban travel to North Korea in the coming weeks

Relationships with North Korea have been strained since it successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea's Kim: Dictator? Reformer? Shrewd negotiator? Nuclear Weapons

North Korea's Kim: Dictator? Reformer? Shrewd negotiator?

Like father, not necessarily like son.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea has 'built an intercontinental ballistic missile', so what now? Going Nuclear

North Korea has 'built an intercontinental ballistic missile', so what now?

The Hwasong-14 ICBM could apparently reach Alaska.

From TheJournal.ie 'There is no excuse': Detained US student suffered 'extensive' brain damage in North Korea Otto Warmbier

'There is no excuse': Detained US student suffered 'extensive' brain damage in North Korea

He was arrested for allegedly taking a poster from a North Korean hotel.

From TheJournal.ie Dennis Rodman's gifts for Kim Jong-un include Trump's book and a mermaid puzzle Art Of The Deal

Dennis Rodman's gifts for Kim Jong-un include Trump's book and a mermaid puzzle

He also gave a copy of Where’s Waldo? The Totally Essential Travel Collection, two sets of soap and two autographed jerseys.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea's 'new missile' has unprecedented range Sea Of Japan

North Korea's 'new missile' has unprecedented range

Kim Jong-Un is said to have hugged officials and said they had ‘worked hard to achieve a great thing’.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea willing to meet with Trump 'under the right conditions' First Dates

North Korea willing to meet with Trump 'under the right conditions'

Last month saw North Korea threatening nuclear war if it was provoked.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea fires another missile, Trump tweets his anger Tensions

North Korea fires another missile, Trump tweets his anger

The US President said the move “disrespected the wishes of China”.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea detains US citizen who was trying to leave the country Detained

North Korea detains US citizen who was trying to leave the country

A total of three US citizens have now been held by North Korea in the last two weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Kim Jong Un left red-faced as North Korean 'missile test fails' one day after military parade Nuclear Threat

Kim Jong Un left red-faced as North Korean 'missile test fails' one day after military parade

The failed test comes one day after Pyongyang showed off its military strength at a parade.

From TheJournal.ie UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile launch Security Council

UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile launch

The council agreed statement describing the test-firing of the missile as a “grave violation” of resolutions.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea is planning to test a new long-range missile in 2017 ICBM

North Korea is planning to test a new long-range missile in 2017

In his New Year’s speech, Kim Jong-Un added that the country had significantly bolstered its nuclear deterrent in 2016.

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