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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...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 10th, 2016
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Seoul, South Korea ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United States deployed a B-52 bomber on a low-level flight over its ally South Korea on Sunday, a show of force following North Korea’s nuclear test last week. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un maintained that Wednesday’s test was of a...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jan 6th, 2016
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Washington ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – North Korea said it successfully tested a powerful nuclear bomb on Wednesday, drawing criticism from world governments even though the United States and weapons experts voiced doubt the device set off by the isolated nation was as advanced as Pyongyang clai...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 30th, 2015
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Pyongyang , North Korea ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kim Yang Gon, a high-ranking North Korean official tasked with handling the fractious relationship with South Korea, has died in an automobile accident, state media reported. He’s the latest in a series of top aides to young North Korean...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
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
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 1st, 2015
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Pyongyang ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – “We should write a new history in North-South ties,” he says North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said he is open to “highest level talks” with neighbors South Korea on Thursday, urging the two countries to mend their adversarial relationship. “We should ...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Oct 29th, 2014
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Pyongyang ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has had surgery to remove a cyst from his ankle, according to South Korean intelligence. A spy agency briefing to lawmakers on Tuesday said that a foreign doctor operated on Mr Kim in September or October. Mr Kim recently dro...