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N. Korean ex-spy who blew up jetliner: Don’t trust Kim Jong Un

DAEGU CITY, South Korea — She’s a killer with a soft voice and a sharp blue suit. And not just any killer. Kim Hyon-hui is a mass murderer, a former spy for North Korea who blew up a passenger jet in 1987 on orders from Kim Jong Un’s father. She says he wanted to sabotage the 1988 Seoul Summer Games. Kim Hyon-hui Mac William Bishop / for NBC News And with the Olympics returning to South Korea in just over two weeks in PyeongChang, she’s warning the world not to…

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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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Tokyo prepares for war with mass evacuation amid missile warning

Hundreds of residents fled an amusement park today as they took part in the city’s first missile evacuation practise  Loudspeakers across the city warned off a simulated missile attack and urged people to shelter indoors or go underground. A voice on the speaker told the Tokyo Dome Amusement Park: “An advisory about a missile launch was just issued. Everyone, please stay calm and seek shelter in the basement. Those who are already indoors, please stay there.” “An advisory about a missile launch was just issued. Everyone, please stay calm and seek…

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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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Japanese PM opens new parliament but rules out changing law to combat North Korea

The push by the conservative Japanese leader to fulfil his long-held ambition coincides with rising concerns about North Korea‘s nuclear and missile programmes and China’s military assertiveness.  Prime Minister Abe’s wariness over setting a timeline reflects the delicate task he faces amending the constitution’s Article 9, which if taken literally, bans a standing military.  Successive governments have interpreted Article 9 to allow a military exclusively for self-defence.  But Prime Minister Abe, aiming to build a lasting legacy as he enters a sixth year as prime minister, wants to add a…

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