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North Korea: The forbidden country

Travis Jeppesen, an American novelist and art critic based in Berlin, went to North Korea on a month-long university programme in 2016 to learn the Korean language. But classroom study did not appe...

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In Private, Trump Vents Frustration Over Lack Of Progress On North Korea

When he emerged from his summit with Kim Jong Un last month, President Donald Trump triumphantly declared that North Korea no longer posed a nuclear threat and that one of the world's most intracta...

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US' Pompeo seeks to shore up UN support for North Korean sanctions

US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo sought to shore up support among UN Security Council members for a North Korean sanctions regime that’s showing signs of weakening, as hopes for a quick denucle...

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US asks United Nations to guarantee ‘full application’ of sanctions on North Korea to ensure denu...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asked the UN Security Council on Friday to keep up the pressure on North Korea by guaranteeing full application of the sanctions on Pyongyang.

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North Korea economy declines at sharpest rate in 20 yrs in 2017

North Korea’s economy contracted at the sharpest rate in two decades in 2017, South Korea’s central bank estimated on Friday, in a clear sign international sanctions imposed to stop Pyongyang’s nuc...

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North Korea denuclearization in a year not likely: US intelligence chief

US Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said on Thursday it was technically possible for North Korea to eliminate its nuclear weapons program within a year, but added that it was not likely ...

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Pyongyang (, , literally: "Flat Land" or "Peaceful Land") is the capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, commonly known as North Korea, and the largest city in the country.