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South Korea signs deal to pay 8% more to host US troops

South Korea and the United States signed a formal agreement on Friday (March 8) under which the former will pay 8.2 per cent more to host American troops.

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North Korea is restoring a rocket test site after pledging to dismantle it at Trump-Kim summit

North Korea has restored part of a rocket test site it began to dismantle after pledging to do so in a first summit with U.S. President Donald Trump last year, while Trump’s national security advisor warned that new sanctions could be introduced if Pyongyang did not scrap its nuclear weapons program.

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South Korean nuclear envoy heads to Washington DC for talks on N. Korea

South Korea’s top nuclear envoy left Tuesday for the United States to discuss ways to maintain momentum in efforts to denuclearise North Korea following a no-deal Hanoi summit, Yonhap news agency reported.

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Trump says Korea has no economic future if it has nuclear weapons

North Korea has no economic future with nuclear weapons, US President Donald Trump said, as the Pentagon confirmed the United States and South Korea had agreed to end joint large-scale spring military exercises.

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Kim Jong Un leaves for Vietnam summit with Trump, accompanied by sister Kim Yo Jong, confirms North Korea

North Korea on Sunday (Feb 24) confirmed for the first time that its leader Kim Jong Un will hold a second summit with US President Donald Trump, days ahead of the high-stakes nuclear meeting set to take place in Vietnam’s capital of Hanoi.

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North Korea nuclear weapons program remains intact, warn UN experts

North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs “remain intact” and its leaders are dispersing missile assembly and testing facilities to prevent “decapitation” strikes, UN experts said in a new report.

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N.Korea ‘Could Acquire 100 Nuclear Warheads by 2020’

North Korea could acquire up to 100 warheads by 2020 despite stopping nuclear and missile tests this year, NBC quoted an expert as speculating Friday.

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N.Korean Subs ‘Could Sink U.S. Aircraft Carrier’

North Korea’s conventional weapons remain the biggest threat to the South Korean and U.S. militaries, experts say.

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N Korea says denuclearisation at risk after US sanctions

North Korea on Sunday condemned the US administration for stepping up sanctions and pressure on the nuclear-armed country, warning of a return to “exchanges of fire” and that disarming Pyongyang could be blocked forever.

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Report: Kim Jong Un unlikely to visit Seoul this year

South Korea’s presidential office concluded that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is not likely to visit Seoul before the end of the year, a government official told South Korean media Wednesday.

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From ‘strategic patience’ to ‘maximum pressure’: obstacles to progress remain in pushing North Korea on its nuclear weapons

Nobody was surprised when, on November 16, the ruling Workers Party of Korea announced that Kim Jong-un had “supervised a newly developed ultra-modern tactical weapon test”.

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N.Korea Still Producing Nuke Materials at Yongbyon

North Korea may still be trying to produce more nuclear materials, U.S. nuclear experts believe.

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North Korea ‘hiding missile bases’, US researchers say

North Korea is operating at least 13 undeclared bases to hide mobile, nuclear-capable missiles, a new study asserted Monday, as progress stalls on US President Donald Trump’s signature foreign policy initiative.

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Iran, South Korea Agree Cross-Currency Trade

South Korea and Iran have agreed to switch to national currencies in trade exchanges as the sides aim to strengthen relations despite the US sanctions on Tehran.

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S Korea’s SK to resume Iranian South Pars condensate imports in early 2019

South Korea’s SK Innovation said Tuesday it is preparing to resume imports of South Pars condensate from Iran for early January delivery after the country secured a US sanctions waiver, but would also continue to diversity its sources of crude and condensate supply.

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North Korea grants humanitarian release to Japanese tourist

North Korea has said it is freeing a detained Japanese tourist on humanitarian grounds.

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