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BREAKING: North Korea ARMY worryingly promise to ‘significantly mark historic’ February 8

The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), Kim Jong-un’s mouthpiece, said in a report that it has changed the anniversary date of the establishment of the Korean People’s Army, which previously fell on April 25. KCNA did not detail what steps will be taken, but it has been reported the North might be preparing a large-scale military parade that will require the mobilisation of troops and other weaponry. More to follow…

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North Korea THREAT: US should inspect Kim’s ships selling Iran missiles amid WW3 fears

North Korea sell missiles to Iran and should be stopped by the United States an East Asia expert has said.  The accusation comes as North Korea has refused to shut down its nuclear programme, sparking World War 3 fears.  North Korea has entered talks with South Korea and during discussions, the country’s decided that they will march together at the Winter Olympics.  Speaking exclusively to Express.co.uk, Gordon Chang, the author of ‘Nuclear Showdown’ warned about Kim Jong-un’s relationship with Iran.  He said: “One thing that the US should do is…

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CIA in North Korea WARNING: Pyongyang just MONTHS away from being able to strike US

North Korea tested three intercontinental ballistic missiles in 2017, as well as its sixth nuclear weapon. CIA director Mike Pompeo revealed intelligence officials had seen the tests coming, but had difficulty predicting the exact moment dictator Kim Jong-un would ramp up his programme. He told reporters: “We can always identify that the program is continuing. “We’ll never know the exact nature of what’s taking place. We’ll never know the exact moment that they’re going to continue. “But the core risk that the policymakers needed to know was that North Korea’s…

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Briefing: What to expect at the Olympics

The Winter Olympics are coming to Asia for only the third time and feature new sports, with the aim of attracting a more diverse global audience. WHERE IS PYEONGCHANG? Pyeongchang is the name of both a city and county in the rugged eastern mountains of the Korean Peninsula, just 50 miles from the demilitarized zone that separates North Korea and South Korea. Olympic organizers are capitalizing the “c” – making it PyeongChang – to avoid confusion with the North Korean capital of Pyongyang. (A Kenyan delegate to a United Nations…

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Kim Jong-un sending world ‘mixed signals’ as he calls for nuclear talks warns France

GETTY North Korea appeared bent on boosting its nuclear capability, says French minister French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said North Korea appeared bent on boosting its nuclear capability despite sending out mixed signals.  Pyongyang has attempted to thaw relations in recent days during talks with South Korea.  South Korean President Moon Jae-in said a thaw in relations between the two Koreas ahead of next month’s Winter Olympics presented a “precious chance” for the United States and North Korea to discuss the North’s weapons programmes. But North Korea continues to…

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USA and North Korea set to come face to face as South Korea tries to engineer talks

Mr Moon said he wanted to ensure inter-Korean meetings ahead of next month’s Winter Olympics led to talks between officials from Pyongyang and Washington over Kim Jong-un’s weapons programmes. After a year of growing tensions in the region, diplomacy focused on sport enabled the International Olympic Committee to announce that North Korea will send 22 athletes to the Winter Games. Mr Moon said the Olympics provided a “precious chance to open the door” for a peaceful resolution of the North Korean nuclear issue and establishment of peace on the Korean…

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North Korea: Kim Jong-un is SCARED of ‘ending up like Saddam Hussein or Muammar Gaddafi’

Getty Jeffrey Lewis stated that Kim Jong-un has been encouraged by examples of Iraq and Libya Jeffrey Lewis, from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, stated that Kim Jong-un is pursuing nuclear weapons in a desperate attempt to ward off the might of the US and has been encouraged by the examples of Iraq and Libya. He said: “Kim Jong Un, I think, is fearful of ending up like Saddam Hussein or Muammar Gaddafi. “He is terrified that we will do to him what we did to them,…

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Pyongyang’s secret weapon? Mystery as North Koreans executed by Kim Jong-un return to life

Last year, Kim Jong-un was accused of murdering his half-brother Kim Jong-nam who had been exiled from the country after falling out of favour with their father Kim Jong-il. The former heir apparent to the North Korean regime was assassinated at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia, where he had been travelling under a pseudonym. While an autopsy confirmed Kim Jong-nam’s cause of death, those executed inside the secretive state have been Kim Jong-un’s ex-girlfriend Hyon Song-wol was believed to have been executed along with a dozen well-known performers by…

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Brink of war: North Korea came close to sparking a nuclear war after capturing US spy ship

GETTY The capture of the USS Pueblo and its crew nearly sparked all-out war between the US and North Korea While the captured crew of the vessel endured horrific treatment military leaders in the US were drawing up plans for a nuclear war on the Korean Peninsular. Radio operator Don Bailey sent a frantic message to the Japanese port of Kamiseya as the North Korea ships rounded on the Pueblo. He said: “We need help. We are holding emergency destruction. “We need support. SOS. Please send assistance.” Related articles The…

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Kim Jong-un to send SPIES to Winter Olympics to stop athletes leaking North Korea secrets

Expert Chris Ogden’s remarks come as North Korea and South Korea agreed to march together at the Winter Olympics under a “unified” Korea flag in a landmark bid to ease bitter relations. Mr Ogden, a senior lecturer at the University of St Andrews, told Daily Star Online: “They won’t be directly segregated but there will be hugely chaperoned and monitored. “They will have minders, I think, that will go with them and they will also instruct them about who to talk to and who not to talk to, and warn…

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