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Topic - North Korea
North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles Wednesday morning into the sea off its east coast, a South Korean defense official said, in a continuation of a recent series of missile and rocket test launches.
A string of unexpected, even odd, overtures from North Korea to its neighbors in recent days is fueling speculation that the isolated nation and its mercurial leader could be seeking to broaden its diplomatic options elsewhere in the region to account for a cooling relationship with Pyongyang's principal ally, China.
Chinese President Xi Jinping's arrival Thursday in South Korea for a summit simultaneously snubs nuclear-armed North Korea, bolsters an already booming trade relationship with Seoul and sends Washington and Tokyo a message of Beijing's growing influence south of the Korean Demilitarized Zone.
North Korea on Wednesday fired two short-range projectiles into waters off its east coast, South Korean officials said, on the eve of Chinese President Xi Jinping's talks in Seoul expected to focus on the North's nuclear weapons program.
Two American tourists who have been detained in North Korea will face a trial for "perpetrating hostile acts," the nation's government-run news agency reported.
North Korea said Monday that leader Kim Jong Un guided the test launches of tactical ballistic rockets aimed at U.S. and South Korean forces, the second such launch drill reported in state media in three days.
The rapidly deteriorating situation in Iraq should provide a clear lesson to U.S. leaders on the need to adequately prepare for the unexpected.
North Korea's communist government on Wednesday threatened unspecified retaliation against the United States if an upcoming comedy depicting two journalists tasked by the CIA to assassinate leader Kim Jong-un is released.
North Korea is warning that the release of a new American comedy about a plot to assassinate leader Kim Jong Un would be an "act of war."
In a hearing before members of Congress, victims of North Korea’s human rights abuses and experts on the dictatorship’s harsh practices asked for support in bringing an end to the country’s harsh treatment of political dissenters.
A South Korean soldier killed five comrades Saturday night and wounded another five at the border with North Korea, a South Korean military official said.
The State Department is confirming that a U.S. citizen has been detained in North Korea.
The U.S. Air Force has deployed two of its most advanced long-distance surveillance drones to a base in northern Japan over the past week, enhancing its ability to monitor nuclear activities in North Korea and Chinese naval operations.
The U.S. Air Force sent two of its top-tech, long-distanced drones to a military base in Japan to keep better surveillance tabs on North Korea and China, particularly when those countries conduct sea-based operations.
North Korea said it will indeed take part in the Asian Games this September, despite the fact they're being hosted on South Korean soil.