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North Korean Officials Attend Peace Forum in South Korea

At the 2018 International Convention for Peace and Prosperity in Asia Pacific in Gyong, Gyeonggi province in South Korea, a North Korean official asked Asian nations to support the peace process between the two countries.

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North Korea missile base ‘active’ despite agreements, U.S. analysts say

A North Korean missile base is active as of November and has stayed “well maintained” despite agreements from Pyongyang to denuclearize, according to U.S.

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Cuban president meets North Korea’s Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Cuba’s President Miguel Diaz-Canel — both hoping to get out from under U.S. economic sanctions — have agreed to expand and strengthen their strategic relations, North Korea’s state media reported Monday.

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U.S., South Korea marines hold small-scale exercise ahead of North Korea talks

About 500 United States and South Korean marines began small-scale military drills on Monday, just days before U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to hold talks with North Korea on denuclearization and plans for a second summit of their leaders.

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Japan May Allow North Korean Sports Minister Enter Country – Reports

The Japanese government has engaged in resolving the issue of granting an entry permit to North Korean Physical Culture and Sports Minister Kim Il Guk, local media reported.

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On North Korea, the South’s Leader Has One Key Point: Kim Jong-un Is Different

President Moon Jae-in of South Korea takes every opportunity to describe Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s leader, as a “young and candid” strategist, one who is ready to bargain away his nuclear arsenal to secure economic growth for his impoverished nation.

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Obama weighed pre-emptive strike against North Korea after fifth nuclear blast and missile tests near Japan in 2016, Woodward book claims

Former U.S. President Barack Obama considered a pre-emptive strike on North Korea after it conducted its fifth nuclear test in September 2016, just days after lobbing three medium-range ballistic missiles 1,000 kilometers into Japan’s exclusive economic zone, according to a book by Watergate journalist Bob Woodward released Tuesday.

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Black Venus — the South Korean spy who met Kim Jong Il

Before meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, Southern spy “Black Venus” was told to stay up late, shower, and dress neatly. He also hid a micro recorder in his penis.

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South Korean envoys leave for Pyongyang for summit preparation

South Korean envoys headed to Pyongyang on Wednesday morning to discuss details for the third summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this month.

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Japan says North Korean threat remains despite summit pledge to denuclearise

Japan needs to bolster its missile defences and its alliance with the United States, its government stressed in an annual defence review that judged North Korea to still be a serious threat that has not taken concrete steps to denuclearise.

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USDA to Administer Nearly $6Bln in Aid to Farmers Hurt by Retaliatory Tariffs

The announcement comes after the United States and Mexico reached a bilateral deal as a result of the North American Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations.

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North Korean threat remains despite summit pledge, Japan says

Japan needs to bolster its missile defences and its alliance with the United States, its government stressed Tuesday in an annual defence review that judged North Korea to still be a serious threat that has not taken concrete steps to denuclearize.

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Meeting delay shows US frustration over stalled N. Korean talks

In canceling his top diplomat’s trip to North Korea next week, President Donald Trump acknowledged for the first time that nuclear negotiations have hit a roadblock.

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U.S. Revives Navy Fleet To Counter Russian Presence In North Atlantic

The U.S. Navy has formally re-established its 2nd Fleet as a result of a renewed focus on the North Atlantic Ocean, where the Russian military has been operating with increasing frequency in a way not seen since the Cold War.

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Trump says ‘most likely’ to meet North Korea’s Kim again

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would “most likely” meet again with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, while defending his efforts to convince Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons.

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