North Korea demands the return of the cargo seized by the United States

North Korea demands the return of the cargo seized by the United States

North Korea on Tuesday called an “illegal act of theft” the seizure last week of one of its cargo ships by US authorities who accuse it of violating international sanctions, and demanded the return of the building. US justice announced last Thursday the seizure of “Wise Honest”, accused of violating international sanctions by exporting coal […]

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North Korea announced long range strike test

North Korea announced long range strike test

Officially, North Korea had not carried out a missile strike since November 29, 2017. She had then tested an intercontinental ballistic missile she thought she could reach the United States. Relations between Pyongyang and Washington are once again in turmoil. North Korea announced on Friday (May 10th) a “long-range” strike test in the aftermath of […]

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US to North Korea: free political prisoners

US to North Korea: free political prisoners

The United States on Thursday called on North Korea to close its political prison camps and release all the tens of thousands of detainees. Mark Cassayre who was speaking at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, also urged North Korean authorities to allow humanitarian organizations access to people in need. and that their employees […]

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North Korea gets impatient and fires two missiles

North Korea gets impatient and fires two missiles

Pyongyang fired two short-range missiles Thursday from the Sino-ri military base, while the US envoy to North Korea, Stephen Biegun, landed a few hours earlier in Seoul to continue denuclearization negotiations. Kim Jong-un’s message is clear: without agreement, Pyongyang will not spare Washington. On February 28, Donald Trump departed prematurely from the summit in Hanoi […]

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Trump supports South Korean aid for Pyongyang

Trump supports South Korean aid for Pyongyang

Donald Trump supports a South Korea plan to provide food aid to North Korea, South Korean Yonhap reported on Tuesday. US President and South Korean leader Moon Jae-in spoke for 35 minutes on the phone Tuesday to explore ways to continue dialogue with Pyongyang, more than two months after the failed Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi […]

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North Korea: 10 million don't eat when they are hungry

North Korea: 10 million don’t eat when they are hungry

North Korea: Harvests have been disastrous and part of the population is suffering from famine. Ten of the 25 million North Koreans are “in a state of heightened food insecurity,” denounces the UN’s World Food Program (WFP) on Thursday, Reuters quoted them as saying. According to a definition of the Food and Agriculture Organization of […]

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Trump denies that money was paid to free Otto Warmbier

Trump denies that money was paid to free Otto Warmbier

Donald Trump said on Friday that the United States had not paid North Korea for the release of US student Otto Warmbier, who had been held for 17 months in a North Korean prison. The Washington Post reported Thursday that Donald Trump had approved the payment to North Korea of ​​two million dollars to pay […]

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Pyongyang no longer wants to talk with Mike Pompeo

North Korea no longer wants to talk with Mike Pompeo

North Korea no longer wants US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as the interlocutor and wants to discuss now with a leader who is “more cautious and more mature in the way he communicates,” wrote Thursday the official North Korean news agency KCNA. The agency, quoting a senior North Korean Foreign Minister, Kwon Jong-gun, added, […]

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US intelligence contradicts Trump's foreign policy

US intelligence contradicts Trump’s foreign policy

In preparing its annual table of major global threats, US intelligence on Tuesday denied Donald Trump major axes of his foreign policy, from North Korea to Iran through the withdrawal from Syria. The often impulsive diplomacy of the Republican billionaire has already shaken many US allies since arriving at the White House two years ago. […]

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