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Ex-U.S. Marine Arrested In North Korea Embassy Attack In Madrid

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man suspected of involvement in a mysterious dissident group’s February raid on North Korea’s Embassy in Madrid was arrested in Los Angeles by U.S. authorities. Christopher Ahn, a former U.S. Marine, was arrested and charged Friday, according to a person familiar with the matter. The specific charges against Ahn were not immediately clear. The person could not discuss the matter publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. Separately, on Thursday, fed...
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North Korea Hits a Man With Glasses

A senior North Korean official dismissed President Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, as “dim-sighted” after he demanded more evidence of willingness to give up nuclear weapons.
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North Korea Criticizes Bolton’s ‘Dim-Sighted’ Remarks About Denuclearization

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday issued a relatively mild criticism of White House national security adviser John Bolton for calling on North Korea to show more evidence of its disarmament commitment before a possible third leaders’ summit. North Korea’s criticism appears to be a continuation of its frustration at deadlocked nuclear negotiations with the United States. Earlier in the week, the North tested a new weapon and demanded that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo be rem...
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Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong Un will meet in Russia later this month

Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet in Russia later this month, the Kremlin announced Thursday.
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North Korea urges Trump to drop Pompeo from talks; U.S. plays down weapons test

North Korea's state news agency said Kwon Jong Gun, in charge of U.S. affairs at the foreign ministry, had warned that no one could predict what would happen if Washington did not abandon the "root cause" that compelled Pyongyang to develop nuclear weapons. The statement came shortly after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test of a new tactical guided weapon, North Korea's first weapon test since a summit between him and Trump broke down in late February. U.S. officials appeared to ...
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North Korea’s State-Run Economy Falters Under Sanctions, Testing Elite Loyalty

International sanctions over North Korea’s nuclear weapons program have been felt most acutely by the party and military officials who support Kim Jong-un’s totalitarian rule.
Tags: News, North Korea, Kim Jong-un, Kim Jong, Economic Conditions and Trends, Politics And Government, Embargoes and Sanctions


North Korea urges Trump to drop Pompeo from talks; U.S. plays down weapons test

North Korea's state news agency said Kwon Jong Gun, in charge of U.S. affairs at the foreign ministry, had warned that no one could predict what would happen if Washington did not abandon the "root cause" that compelled Pyongyang to develop nuclear weapons. The statement came shortly after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test of a new tactical guided weapon, North Korea's first weapon test since a summit between him and Trump broke down in late February. U.S. officials appeared to ...
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US shrugs as North Korea demands Pompeo exit talks

Donald Trump has said he's in love with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. North Korea on Thursday demanded that the United States remove the secretary of state from future negotiations after Pompeo apparently encouraged Trump to stand firm and walk away from a summit with Kim in Hanoi in February. The State Department offered a low-key initial response, with a spokesman saying the United States "remains ready to engage North Korea in a constructive negotiation" but not commenting directly.
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North Korea Wants Pompeo Out Of Nuclear Talks, Accuses Him Of ‘Talking Nonsense’

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Thursday that it had test-fired a new type of “tactical guided weapon,” its first such test in nearly half a year, and demanded that Washington remove Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from nuclear negotiations. The test, which didn’t appear to be of a banned mid- or long-range ballistic missile that could scuttle negotiations, allows North Korea to show its people it is pushing ahead with weapons development while also reassuring domestic military officia...
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Putin and Kim Jong Un will meet in Russia later this month, Kremlin confirms

Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet in Russia later this month, the Kremlin announced Thursday.
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North Korea’s Latest Weapons Test: Short in Range but Long in Message

country’s leader, Kim Jong-un, at a military airfield on Tuesday.Experts say Kim Jong-un is returning to saber rattling as he tries to regain leverage over President Trump after their failed summit meeting in Vietnam.
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North Korea tests 'tactical' weapon, report says

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected and directed a "new tactical guided weapons firing test" Wednesday, according to a report from the country's state media.
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US envoy heads to Moscow as rumors of Putin-Kim meeting heat up

The United States special representative for North Korea is headed to Moscow amid rumors in South Korean media that Kim Jong Un is planning to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin soon.
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Kim Jong-un to visit Russia to meet Putin for first time

Summit between North Korean leader and Russian president to take place in late AprilThe North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, will visit Russia in late April for his first meeting with Vladimir Putin, Moscow has said.“Following an invitation from Vladimir Putin ... Kim Jong-un will visit Russia in the second half of April,” said the Kremlin in a statement on its website on Thursday. Continue reading...
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North Korea Says It Tested a New 'Tactical Guided' Mystery Weapon, Further Freaking Everyone Out

North Korea has developed a brand new weapon according to dictator Kim Jong Un, who made the announcement overnight through state-controlled media channel KCNA. But Kim didn’t stop there. Just hours after the news, the country dropped another bombshell, explaining that North Korea wants U.S. Secretary of State Mike…Read more...
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North Korea wants Pompeo out of talks; Kremlin announces an April visit by Kim Jong Un

North Korea's Kim Jong Un oversaw testing of a new "tactical guided weapon," KCNA reported, a move that comes as talks with Donald Trump have soured.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Putin and Kim Jong Un to meet in Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet in Russia later this month, the Kremlin announced Thursday.
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Kim Jong-un to meet Putin for first time in Russia's far east

North Korean leader will visit Russian president in late April after invitation from KremlinThe North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, will visit Russia in late April for his first meeting with Vladimir Putin, Moscow has said.“Following an invitation from Vladimir Putin ... Kim Jong-un will visit Russia in the second half of April,” said the Kremlin in a statement on its website on Thursday. Continue reading...
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Cheap solar panels power consumer appliance boom in North Korea

Electricity shortages have been a perennial concern for North Korea, and leader Kim Jong Un has called for greater use of renewable energy as part of his drive for self-sufficiency as sanctions have ratcheted higher in response to the country's nuclear and missile programs. Now ever more households, factories and businesses are equipped with solar panels, leading to a greater variety of home electronics products available in increasingly common private markets known as jangmadang, defectors and...
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Kremlin says Kim Jong Un will visit Russia this month

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia later this month. It said in a brief statement Thursday that Kim will visit Russia “in the second half of April” on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invitation, but gave no further details. Russian media have been abuzz in recent days […]
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North Korea calls for Pompeo to be dropped from talks; tests tactical weapon

The North's official KCNA news agency quoted senior foreign ministry official Kwon Jong Gun as warning that no one could predict the situation on the Korean peninsula if the United States did not abandon the "root cause" that compelled North Korea to develop nuclear weapons. The statement came shortly after North Korea announced that leader Kim Jong Un had overseen the testing of a new tactical guided weapon, which KCNA said has a "peculiar mode of guiding flight" and "a powerful warhead". It ...
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North Korea Tests New Weapon

North Korea had declared a moratorium on missile tests after the launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile in November 2017.
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North Korea tests 'tactical' weapon

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has inspected and directed a "new tactical guided weapons firing test," according to a report from the country's state media.
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Kim Jong Un inspected and directed the test, according to a report from the country's state media

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has inspected and directed a "new tactical guided weapons firing test," according to a report from the country's state media.
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North Korea reports testing of new 'tactical weapon' overseen by Kim Jong Un

North Korea's Kim Jong Un oversaw testing of a new "tactical guided weapon," KCNA reported, a move that comes as talks with Donald Trump have soured.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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The report doesn't state exactly what kind of weapon was tested or its potential range

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has inspected and directed a "new tactical guided weapons firing test," according to a report from the country's state media.
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North Korea Tests New Weapon, State News Agency Says

North Korea had declared a moratorium on missile tests after the launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile in November 2017.
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North Korea announces test of ‘tactical guided weapon’

WASHINGTON – North Korea announced that it test-fired a new tactical guided weapon on Wednesday that increased the “combat power” of the country’s military. The state-run Korean Central News Agency said the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, oversaw the firing of the weapon by the Academy of Defense Science. It was not immediately clear what […]
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North Korea tests 'tactical' weapon, report says

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has inspected and directed a "new tactical guided weapons firing test," according to a report from the country's state media.
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Kim Jong-un oversees first weapons test since failed US-North Korea summit

Regime’s leader says test of tactical guided weapon would increase the ‘combat power’ of the countryNorth Korean leader Kim Jong-un oversaw the testing of a new type of tactical guided weapon on Wednesday, state media Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said on Thursday.It is North Korea’s first public weapons test since the second US-North Korea summit in Hanoi ended with no agreement in February. Continue reading...
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