North Korea

North Korean farmers
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May 20, 2019 - 10:16 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea vowed Monday to move quickly on plans to provide $8 million worth of medical and nutritional aid for North Korean children through U.N. agencies while it also considers sending broader food aid to the country, which says it is suffering its worst drought in...
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North Korean test of military weapon systems.
Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP
May 10, 2019 - 6:39 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. and South Korea have determined that two projectiles launched by North Korea were short-range missiles, a South Korean military official said Friday, a day after the North's second launch in five days raised jitters about an unraveling detente between the Koreas...
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The United States has seized a North Korean cargo ship, alleging sanctions violations by the country, the Justice Department said Thursday.
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May 09, 2019 - 9:35 pm
By David Shortell and Tammy Kupperman, CNN (CNN) - - The United States has seized a North Korean cargo ship, alleging sanctions violations by the country, the Justice Department said Thursday. The seizure is likely to heighten tensions between the two countries at a time when US efforts to dissuade...
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Waving flag of North Korea
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May 09, 2019 - 1:01 pm
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it has seized a North Korean cargo ship that U.S. officials say was used to transport coal in violation of international sanctions. The Justice Department announced the seizure Thursday of the Wise Honest. The ship was...
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People watch a TV showing file footage of North Korea's missile launch during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, May 9, 2019.
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May 09, 2019 - 9:35 am
By Kim Tong-Hyung, Hyung-Jim Kim and Foster Klug, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired two suspected short-range missiles toward the sea on Thursday, South Korean officials said, its second weapons launch in five days and a possible warning that nuclear disarmament talks...
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North Korean state media on Sunday said leader Kim observed live-fire drills of long-range multiple rocket launchers and unspecified tactical guided weapons.
Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP
May 04, 2019 - 9:48 pm
By Kim Tong-Hyung SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean state media on Sunday showed leader Kim Jong Un observing live-fire drills of long-range multiple rocket launchers and what appeared to be a new short-range ballistic missile, a day after South Korea expressed concern that the launches were a...
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May 03, 2019 - 9:31 pm
By Sophie Jeong (CNN) -- North Korea test fired several short-range projectiles Saturday morning from the country's eastern coast, according to South Korean officials. The projectiles flew 70 to 200 kilometers (43 to 125 miles) before crashing into the sea, officials said, adding that both South...
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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 27: President Donald Trump stops to talk to the media about the shooting in a California synagogue as he makes his way to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House as he travels to Green Bay Wisconsin for a campaign rally on A
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May 03, 2019 - 3:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday about nuclear weapons, the possibility of getting China into a three-party arms control pact and the ongoing crisis in Venezuela where Moscow is propping up the current government over the U.S.-backed...
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The North Korean flags on flagpoles, in Pyongyang, Democratic People's Republic of Korea
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May 03, 2019 - 10:26 am
ROME (AP) — The United Nations says about 10 million people in North Korea are suffering from "severe food shortages" after the East Asian nation had one of the worst harvests in a decade. The World Food Program said Friday that "unfavorable climatic conditions, limited supplies of agricultural...
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's limousine arrives for a wreath-laying ceremony in Vladivostok, Russia, Friday, April 26, 2019.
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April 26, 2019 - 12:54 pm
By Eric Talmadgeg, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — German automaker Daimler, which makes armored limousines used by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, says it has no idea where he got them and has no business dealings with the North. Kim has raised eyebrows by using Daimler-branded stretch limousines...
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