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Inside North Korea: Photographer offers rare insight into Kim Jong-un's secretive state

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Korean Peninsula

What it would take to pull the US into a war in Asia

Whether he intends to or not, US president Donald Trump is making a lot of people nervous about the prospects of an American attack on North Korea. This week, he said that “a major, major conflict” is a possibility, and he summoned the entire Senate to the White House for a briefing on the rogue …

Korean Peninsula

MSNBC host says he hopes Trump succeeds on North Korea, here’s Michael Moore’s response

Michael Moore had a curious reaction to MSNBC host Chris Hayes telling him that he hoped President Donald Trump succeeded in negotiating a peaceful resolution to the tension in the Korean Peninsula. The interaction occurred Friday on Hayes’ MSNBC show.<p>“When I read the news from North Korea there …

Conservative POV

Nice attack: Dozens killed as lorry rams into Bastille Day crowd

Israel to demolish Bedouin homes in Palestinian village<p>The Israeli military says it will demolish all homes, a school and a mosque in a community that lies in the way of planned illegal settlement expansion.<p>The Israeli military says it will demolish all homes, a school and a mosque in a community …

Park Geun-hye

Sen. Chris Coons slams Trump's North Korea tweet: "This is no longer reality TV"

<b>(CNN) —</b> Democratic Sen. Chris Coons slammed President Donald Trump's tweet Saturday about North Korea's latest missile test, saying Twitter is no place to conduct diplomacy.<p>Trump took to Twitter shortly after the ballistic missile blew up over land in North Korean territory. He decried the test, …

Korean Peninsula

We went to North Korea. You asked hundreds of questions. Here's what we found

I’m Jonathan Kaiman, the Times’ Beijing bureau chief, and I spent five days this month reporting in Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea. During my trip, we solicited reader questions about life in the country — and the response was overwhelming. We received hundreds of terrific queries, many of …

Korean Peninsula

Kim Jong Un just gave the United States ‘the finger’ says Admiral Kirby

Retired Rear Admiral and former State Department spokesman John Kirby said that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un’s missile launch Friday was a “middle finger” to the United States, to China, and the United Nations. He made the comments on CNN to John Berman.<p>“Admiral,” Berman inquired, “the North …

Kim Jong-un

How the world sees Trump, 100 days in

Afghanistan China Egypt Germany Iran Iraq Israel Mexico North Korea Russia Syria Turkey The UK<p><b>(CNN) —</b> The world was dumbfounded by the election of Donald Trump, and his first 100 days in office have done little to alleviate a deep sense of uncertainty and unpredictability. Indeed, as one observer …

World Leaders

Philippine leader says N. Korea's Kim "wants to end the world", urges U.S. restraint

(Recasts, adds details, quotes)<p>By Neil Jerome Morales<p>MANILA, April 29 (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday urged the United …

Korean Peninsula

Tillerson Calls for an Isolated North Korea in Renewed U.S. Push - Bloomberg

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on other nations to cut diplomatic and economic ties with North Korea, as he spelled out a renewed U.S. …

Ballistic Missile

Nuclear bunkers are suddenly in high demand and we can’t imagine why

<b>The tense stand-off between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un is showing no sign of slowing down – and some people are getting ready for the terrifying</b> …

Kim Jong-un

President Trump, protecting South Korea is not a real estate deal

<b>(CNN) —</b> In President Donald Trump's book "The Art of the Deal," he writes about how important it is to know one's market, to study hard. He wrote that he likes to gather as many disparate opinions and views about a potential real estate deal as he can before making any final decisions about how it …

Korean Peninsula

Diplomats hint at oil embargo if North Korea carries out more missile tests

KYODO —Japan, South Korea and the United States will accelerate efforts to press China to mull possible new sanctions, including an oil ban, if North …

Korean Peninsula

No, it’s not a Jack Nicklaus course on which missile defense system in South Korea has been installed

Occasionally there are more constructive uses for a golf course than golf, among them deploying a missile defense system on site to thwart a possible missile attack.<p>Hence a U.S. missile defense system that has been installed on Lotte Skyhill Country Club in South Korea, as a hedge against North …

Golf

Gov. John Kasich: Kim Jong Un Must Be Removed From Power

As news reports surface of yet another missile test by North Korea, the United States must consider increased pressure on the regime of <i>Kim Jong …

Korean Peninsula

Live from N. Korea after its missile test

The U.S. calls N Korea's missile launch a failure, but that may not be how Pyongyang sees it. CNN's Will Ripley and expert Jamie Metzl weigh implications.

Politics

While you were sleeping: Trump's 100th day, North Korean missile test, Turkey blocks Wikipedia

<b>A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed</b> shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the third …

Canadian News

Angela Merkel says she has 'good relationship' with Trump despite frosty start

<b>Berlin:</b> German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday that she and President Donald Trump have built a "good working relationship" even though the …

Donald Trump

The North Korea Nightmare Continues

If North Korea truly desires state of the art nuclear weapons and missiles—something that can deliver an atomic payload to say Los Angeles—than we …

Korean Peninsula

A Beginning List Of The Best Resources For Learning About The North Korea Missile Crisis

Last week, several students began talking in class about the probability of war with North Korea.<p>That got me thinking about ways to teach about the …

Korean War

The All-American Undergraduate in North Korean Captivity

There are five flights a week from Pyongyang to Beijing by Air Koryo, North Korea's state airline, and the earliest leaves at 8:20 on Saturday …

Korean Peninsula

How high is too high for Australia's cannabis stocks?

Perhaps it shouldn't be surprising that wacky things keep happening in Australia's nascent legal cannabis industry.<p>Take for example ASX-listed …

Cannabis

Trump thought being president ‘would be easier,' admitting there's a chance of war with North Korea

Print<p>U.S. President Donald Trump has admitted that he thought his new job “would be easier” in an interview to mark his his first 100 days in …

Kim Jong-un

Japan condemns N.Korea missile launch

Japan has condemned a North Korean ballistic missile test launch as absolutely unacceptable and a violation of UN resolutions.<p>Japanese government …

Japan

Asean meets amid North Korea missile launch tensions and South China Sea row

The summit comes on the day when North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile that failed.<p>A summit of the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian …

South China Sea

News quiz: North Korea, 100 days and more

Greetings!<p>This week, we have a couple questions about North Korea, and we’ll also ask you to remember a few things that have happened since President Trump’s inauguration.<p>But first, some quick stats from the last quiz:<p>A huge 93 percent of players knew that the University of California at Berkeley …

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Every Terrifying Thing That Donald Trump Did Lately

It’s been 99 days since Donald Trump became commander-in-chief. But for the president’s detractors, it’s felt like centuries — long medieval …

Donald Trump

Singapore deeply concerned over N Korea's 'deliberate, provocative' actions: PM Lee

MANILA: In the wake of a failed missile test by North Korea early Saturday (Apr 29), heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula continued to be a …

South China Sea

The Land of Lousy Options

<i>This is a transcript from the</i> <i>April 17</i><i> edition of Trumpcast, featuring an interview with Victor Cha, a professor at the Georgetown School of Foreign</i> …

Xi Jinping

Rep. Engel: Trump's foreign policy 'fly by the seat of your pants'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Just hours after North Korea's failed missile test, a ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee voiced concern over the ways in which President Donald Trump responds to such challenges from foreign adversaries.<p>"The President seems to go back and forth. It's kind of fly by the …

Foreign Policy