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By Tajuddin
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Sep 20th, 2016
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Pyongyang, North Korea ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised a ground test of a new rocket engine to launch satellites, the North’s state media reported on Tuesday, the latest in a rapid succession of missile-related tests this year by the isolated stat...
By Tajuddin
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Mar 11th, 2016
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Pyongyang, North Korea ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watched a ballistic missile launch test and ordered the country to improve nuclear attack capability by continuing to conduct more tests, the official KCNA news agency reported on Friday. The report did not say wh...
By Tajuddin
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Mar 9th, 2016
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Pyongyang,North Korea (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) said nuclear warheads “have been standardized to be fit for ballistic missiles” through miniaturization, the official KCNA news agency reported Wednesday. “T...
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Feb 21st, 2016
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Pyongyang (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – North Korean state media on Sunday confirmed the country has a new military chief following earlier reports in Seoul that the former holder of the post had been executed. Ri Myong-Su, former People’s Security Minister, was referred to as “chief of the...
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May 20th, 2015
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Pyongyang ( CNN + DIPLOMAT.SO) – North Korea said Wednesday that it has the ability to miniaturize nuclear weapons, a key step toward building nuclear missiles. Analysts and U.S. officials have said previously that they suspected Kim Jong Un’s regime was capable of the technical feat, whi...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 2nd, 2015
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Pyongyang ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has married the son of one of the country’s most powerful officials, Yonhap news agency reported on Friday, citing unnamed sources. Kim Yo-jong, who is 27 or 28, was said by state media late last year to h...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 20th, 2014
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Tokyo (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Japan and South Korea condemned a hacking attack on Sony Pictures that the United States has blamed on North Korea and said they would cooperate in international efforts against cyber-crime as asked for by Washington. The government of China, North Korea’s ...
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Dec 19th, 2014
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Washington ( New York Times + DIPLOMAT.SO) — U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday said that the United States “will respond proportionally” against North Korea for its cyberattacks on Sony Pictures, and criticized the studio for giving in to intimidation and pulling the satirical movie that provoked...
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Dec 18th, 2014
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A number of North Korea experts on Thursday echoed U.S. intelligence officials’ assessment that the reclusive regime was somehow connected with the computer hack of Sony Pictures, leading to a massive leak of sensitive data and threats that prompted the st...
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Nov 27th, 2014
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Pyongyang ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – North Korea has revealed that Kim Yo-jong, the younger sister of Kim Jong-un, has been made a senior official of the ruling Workers’ Party, confirming her position as a key figure in the regime. Miss Kim, who is reportedly aged 26, has been made a dep...