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North Korea Warns of Revenge on U.S. For Ignoring Drill Warnings

North Korea warned the U.S. on Tuesday it will face "merciless revenge" for ignoring Pyongyang’s warnings over annual military drills with South …

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Here's what would actually happen if North Korea launched a missile strike on Guam

North Korea warning of a "uncontrollable nuclear war" with the US, and 70,000 American and South Korean troops beginning a huge military training …

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A Second Korean War Could Quickly Spread Across All of Asia

A recent survey commissioned by the New York Times found that people who could find North Korea on a map were more likely to favor talks over …

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North Korea opens border dam without warning sending water rushing south

<b>North Korea has opened a border dam without warning causing river levels to rise dangerously further south.</b><p>The communist nation has an agreement in …

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5 Reasons Things in North Korea Could Still Go Badly Wrong

Kim Jong-un’s regime in North Korea announced that it has opted for a wait-and-see approach with Guam, the US territory it was threatening just last …

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Celebrity defector says she swam across Yalu River to return home, not kidnapped by North Korean agents

SEOUL - A defector-turn-TV celebrity who returned to the North recently has reappeared on North Korea's state media, reported local media.<p>Im Ji Hyun, …

James Dresnok, last US soldier to defect to N Korea, dies

<b>James Dresnok, the last known US soldier living in North Korea after defecting, has died aged 74.</b><p>His sons - both born in North Korea - told a state media outlet their father had died in November last year, and was loyal to North Korea until the end.<p>Dresnok crossed the dangerous Demilitarised Zone …

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Why Russia holds the key to resolving the North Korea crisis

China is propping up North Korea’s economy, but it seems to get little influence in return.<p>For more than half a century, China has seen North Korea …

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Gold dips in Asia as Trump's Afghanistan plan keeps troops in place

Investing.com - Gold dipped in Asia on Tuesday after President Donald Trump laid out a strategy for keeping troops in Afghanistan after 16 years, …

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Only known living American soldier to defect to North Korea has died

Print<p>Five decades after a 21-year-old soldier from Richmond, Virginia, named James Joseph Dresnok sprinted through the demilitarized zone and began …

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Nth Korea threatens Australia over war games

North Korea has described Australia's involvement in war games between the US and South Korea as a 'suicidal act'.<p>Two dozen Australian defence …

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North Korea forced youth to enlist in army, sources say

Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A North Korea claim more than 3.4 million people offered to volunteer to enlist in the army during a week of high tensions is being …

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N.K. leader made secret visit to central border area in early Aug.: sources

SEOUL, Aug. 22 (Yonhap) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visited a military unit near the tense inter-Korean border earlier this month when he was …

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Exclusive: Hyundai Motor Group faces government calls to address 'big governance risk'

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's new antitrust chief said he has been in talks with the autos-to-steel conglomerate Hyundai Motor Group about overhauling its complex ownership structure, which critics say gives too much power to its controlling family at the expense of shareholders.<p>Kim Sang-jo, …

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India and North, South Korea celebrate their Independence Days on the same date

Several Asian nations celebrate their independence in August, including three that share the date Aug. 15.<p>While liberated in 1945, the Republic of …

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Tensions high as US and South Korea conduct joint military exercise

None<p>A U.S. Air Force U-2 spy plane prepares to land at the Osan U.S. Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea on Aug. 21, 2017. U.S. and South Korean troops kicked off their annual drills Monday that come after U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea exchanged warlike rhetoric in the wake of the …

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North Korea showdown: Europe can only watch

Europe is divided over the nuclear threat from North Korea and new unpredictability of an aggressive US response.<p>As tension mounts over a possible …

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China urges US, South Korea to suspend joint military drill to ease tensions

<b>Beijing</b>: China on Monday renewed its call for the United States and South Korea to suspend joint military drills as the two nations began annual war …

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U.S. and South Korea start military drills amid heightened tension with North Korea

A mock war erupts on the Korean peninsula each year, largely in secret, with thousands of military troops and their commanders tracking and repelling a North Korean attack.<p>It’s all a drill, a large-scale theoretical exercise aimed at protecting democratic South Korea, a U.S. ally.<p>But North Korea is …

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Whatever happened to North Korea’s agricultural reforms? Just what I expected.

Famine & Food Aid<p>No Comments<p>Starting around 2012, with a boost from an AP Pyongyang guided tour and some optimistic (but thinly sourced) analysis …

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LONDON MARKETS: FTSE 100 Slips As Renewed U.S.-North Korea Tensions Prompt Caution

Miners are a bright spot in Monday's trade<p>U.K. stocks sagged Monday, falling alongside European and Asian stocks as tensions between the U.S. and North Korea came back into focus.<p>The FTSE 100 shed 0.1% to close at 7,318.88, falling for a third straight day.<p>European …

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Visiting U.S. military commanders to issue warning to Pyongyang

SEOUL, Aug. 22 (Yonhap) -- Three top U.S. military commanders plan to issue a strong warning message to North Korea in a rare joint press …

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Pyongyang calls U.S.-South Korean war games a step to nuclear war | Reuters

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.<p>Published Date: Aug 21, 2017 11:30 pm | Updated Date: Aug 21, 2017 …

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North Korea says Turnbull is 'inviting disaster' with South Korean war games

Aug 22, 2017<p>Crikey Worm: yet another dual citizen, North Korea says Australia 'inviting disaster', Barcelona suspect killed<p>Yet another possible dual …

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5 things you need to know Monday

Follow the eclipse with USA TODAY<p>Monday’s long-awaited total solar eclipse will dazzle millions of viewers from coast to coast, and USA TODAY will follow it every step of the way. The USA TODAY Network will be broadcasting on Facebook Live across all of its 110 news sites, including USA TODAY, with …

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European Markets Called to Open Lower on North Korea, Trump Reshuffle

European markets are expected to start the week lower as a reshuffle in President Donald Trump's cabinet and a flare-up in tensions with North Korea …

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'Suicidal act' by Turnbull to back US, North Korea warns

North Korean has accused Australia of committing a "suicidal act" over its strong support for the US, including Malcolm Turnbull's pledge to invoke …

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Decoding the Korean Peninsula Missile Rhetoric

North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un looks on during the test-fire of inter-continental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 in this undated photo released by …

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Gold consignments from South Korea to face strict Customs scrutiny

<b>New Delhi:</b> The Customs authorities have decided to examine thoroughly the consignments of gold coming from South Korea to ensure that there is no …

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American defector's sons appear on North Korean TV dressed in military gear to confirm their traitor dad's death

<b>THE last living US defector to North Korea has died aged 74, according to his sons who appeared on North Korean TV.</b><p>Wearing Kim badges, Ted and James …

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