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News North Korea Events: Hypothetical: North Korea Lobs A Nuke At Japan

Published on: Thursday 30 January 2020
Hypothetical: North Korea Lobs A Nuke At Japan
News source: https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/hypothetical-north-korea-lobs-nuke-japan-118551

The greater Tokyo area, home to thirty-seven million, is the largest urban area on the planet. It is also squarely in the crosshairs of North Korea’s nuclear weapons. In the event of nuclear attack, ...

News North Korea Events: South Korea Tourism Plan Could Be Lifeline for Separated Families

Published on: Sunday 02 February 2020
South Korea Tourism Plan Could Be Lifeline for Separated Families
News source: https://www.voanews.com/east-asia-pacific/south-korea-tourism-plan-could-be-lifeline-separated-families

South Koreans may soon be able to vacation with long-lost family members in North Korea, according to a new proposal by Seoul — as long as the plan is approved by Pyongyang and overcomes obstacles related to U.S.-led sanctions.  South Korea’s unification ministry recently announced it was considering allowing citizens to make individual tours to North Korea, including possible hometown visits by members of South Korean families divided by the 1950s Korean War.  That would be welcome news for many of the nearly 53,000 South Koreans who are registered as separated family members and who have been

News North Korea Events: North Korea’s year-end deadline on nuclear negotiations isn’t about bluffing

Published on: Friday 08 November 2019
North Korea’s year-end deadline on nuclear negotiations isn’t about bluffing
News source: https://qz.com/1744430/will-north-korea-make-2020-an-icbm-kind-of-year/

said at a recent event in Tokyo, “I don’t remember a time being set,” while admitting that he was “not completely up to speed on that particular aspect.” He added that the North Koreans often “bluff” ...

News North Korea Events: 30 years on, South Korea remains obsessed with the fall of the Berlin Wall. Perhaps too much.

Published on: Friday 08 November 2019
30 years on, South Korea remains obsessed with the fall of the Berlin Wall. Perhaps too much.
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2019/11/09/years-south-korea-remains-obsessed-with-fall-berlin-wall-perhaps-too-much/

They would like the events of 1989 to serve as a model in Korea, which remains divided between the totalitarian North led by Kim Jong Un and the democratic, modern South. “I think there is no other ...

News North Korea Events: North Korea to Hold Its Second Crypto Conference, Telegraphing Openness

Published on: Thursday 12 September 2019
North Korea to Hold Its Second Crypto Conference, Telegraphing Openness
News source: https://www.coindesk.com/north-korea-to-hold-its-second-crypto-conference-telegraphing-openness-while-sending-a-warning

North Korea, which is believed to be using cryptocurrencies to finance weapons of mass destruction, will be holding its second cryptocurrency and blockchain conference next February. The event follows ...

News North Korea Events: How the Marines Would Win a War Against North Korea

Published on: Tuesday 10 September 2019
How the Marines Would Win a War Against North Korea
News source: https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/how-marines-would-win-war-against-north-korea-79516

In the event of a conflict on the Korean Peninsula ... s weapons of mass destruction will necessitate an invasion of North Korea, much of which will come by sea. Leading the way will be the ...

News North Korea Events: North Korea Conducts Second Test of ‘Super-Large’ Multiple Launch Rocket System

Published on: Wednesday 11 September 2019
North Korea Conducts Second Test of ‘Super-Large’ Multiple Launch Rocket System
News source: https://thediplomat.com/2019/09/north-korea-conducts-second-test-of-super-large-multiple-launch-rocket-system/

... was guided by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and marked the tenth missile test event in 2019. North Korea resumed missile-testing after a 17 month pause that lasted from November 2017 to May ...

News North Korea Events: This Elite Tank Division Would Be North Korea's Secret Weapon in a War

Published on: Tuesday 10 September 2019
This Elite Tank Division Would Be North Korea's Secret Weapon in a War
News source: https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/elite-tank-division-would-be-north-koreas-secret-weapon-war-79281

North Korea’s armored corps ... The division’s primary main battle tank is the Pokpung-ho “Storm" tank. In the event of war, the 105th would once again charge south, exploiting any ...

News North Korea Events: Trump's North Korea point man gets a look for No. 2 State Dept. job

Published on: Monday 26 August 2019
Trump's North Korea point man gets a look for No. 2 State Dept. job
News source: https://www.politico.com/story/2019/08/26/biegun-north-korea-state-dept-1475896

Biegun didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. His departure would leave the North Korea envoy role empty -- but Trump has shown few signs of leaning on Biegun in any event. On Monday, ...

News North Korea Events: The Son of a Prominent South Korean Defector Has Also Defected to North Korea, State Media Reports

Published on: Monday 08 July 2019
The Son of a Prominent South Korean Defector Has Also Defected to North Korea, State Media Reports
News source: https://time.com/5621982/south-korea-defector-son-moves-to-north-korea/

Choe In-guk has been allowed to make 12 authorized trips to North Korea since 2001 for events such as visiting his parents’ cemetery and attending a death anniversary for his mother. It wasn’t ...

News North Korea Events: Kim Yo Jong promoted to higher status in North Korea, lawmaker says

Published on: Monday 08 July 2019
Kim Yo Jong promoted to higher status in North Korea, lawmaker says
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2019/07/08/Kim-Yo-Jong-promoted-to-higher-status-in-North-Korea-lawmaker-says/2791562600323/

Ri Man Gon and Ri Su Yong were seated closer to the North Korean leader. Other officials at the event included Choe Ryong Hae, Kim Jae Ryong, Pak Kwang Ho and Kim Pyong Hae. South Korea's national ...

News North Korea Events: North Korea claims U.S. has declared 'state of emergency' over Huawei

Published on: Sunday 09 June 2019
North Korea claims U.S. has declared 'state of emergency' over Huawei
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2019/06/09/North-Korea-claims-US-has-declared-state-of-emergency-over-Huawei/5341560081960/

June 9 (UPI) --North Korea criticized the Trump administration's "America first ... Pyongyang's state-controlled media rarely mentions world events, but the editorial issued Sunday also raised the ...

News North Korea Events: North Korea fires short-range missiles for 2nd time in 5 days

Published on: Thursday 09 May 2019
News source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/north-korea-fires-missiles-possible-launch-south-korea-today-live-updates-2019-05-09/

Why North Korea launched latest missile test Both the weekend launches ... Chapter Two" takes place 27 years after the events of "IT," when a group of friends battled the sadistic clown Pennywise ...

News North Korea Events: U.S. and North Korea Launch Missiles at Same Time: What They Have and Why They Should Stop

Published on: Thursday 09 May 2019
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/us-north-korea-missile-arsenals-1421637

North Korea and the United States each tested missiles minutes apart ... Affairs said Thursday that such U.S. "launches are not a response or reaction to world events or regional tensions." The ...

News North Korea Events: Japan, U.S. Press North Korean Abduction Issue at UN Side Event

Published on: Friday 10 May 2019
News source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-05-10/japan-u-s-press-north-korean-abduction-issue-at-un-side-event

With the U.S. and its allies offering a muted response to Kim Jong Un’s latest violation of international resolutions, UN attention on North Korea came at a small side event on abduction cases. ...

News North Korea Events: North Korea launches two short-range missiles, at same time as U.S. ICBM test

Published on: Thursday 09 May 2019
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/north-korea-launches-another-projectile-south-korea-says-the-second-in-a-week/2019/05/09/bb8b8f9c-7234-11e9-8be0-ca575670e91c_story.html

although the Air Force says such tests are scheduled years in advance and are not a response or reaction to world events or regional tensions. [Kim’s missile tests don’t break deals with Trump, ...