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N Korea building new missile launch pad as country celebrates ‘national nuclear force’

N Korea building new missile launch pad as country celebrates ‘national nuclear force’

04-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

North Korea appears to be building another missile launch pad on the same site it used to shock the world by launching its first ICBM earlier in the year. New satellite [...]
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North Korea appears ready to accelerate submarine weapons tests, adding to nuclear threat

North Korea appears ready to accelerate submarine weapons tests, adding to nuclear threat

02-Dec-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 9:30 AM

There are signs that North Korea’s submarine missile program is expanding as it prepares its second test, adding to the risk that the nuclear-armed country could one [...]
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U.S. warns North Korean leadership will be ‘utterly destroyed’ in case of war

U.S. warns North Korean leadership will be ‘utterly destroyed’ in case of war

02-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Telegraph | 8:10 AM

The United States warned North Korea’s leadership it would be “utterly destroyed” if war were to break out after Pyongyang test fired its most advanced missile, putting [...]
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US calls on China to stop oil supplies to North Korea and warns if it comes to war ‘regime will be utterly destroyed’

US calls on China to stop oil supplies to North Korea and warns if it comes to war ‘regime will be utterly destroyed’

02-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Telegraph | 8:09 AM

he United States on Wednesday called on the international community to cut all diplomatic and trade ties with North Korea – including Chinese oil shipments to Pyongyang [...]
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Germany to cut diplomatic mission in N Korea

Germany to cut diplomatic mission in N Korea

02-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Germany will reduce its diplomatic mission in Pyongyang and require North Korea to shrink its presence in Berlin, Foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel said Thursday after meeting [...]
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Boat with 10 suspected N Koreans found off Japanese coast, coast guard says

Boat with 10 suspected N Koreans found off Japanese coast, coast guard says

02-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A boat carrying 10 men suspected to be from North Korea was discovered drifting off a Japanese island, the latest in a series of odd Hermit Kingdom finds –including a [...]
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Pope sends telegram of gratitude to Burma after Apostolic Visit

Pope sends telegram of gratitude to Burma after Apostolic Visit

02-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Vatican Radio | 6:00 AM

Pope Francis sent a telegramme of gratitude to the people of Myanmar as he departed Yangon’s airport at the end of his Apostolic Journey to the country. Thanking [...]
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Vietnam upholds blogger Mother Mushroom’s 10-year jail sentence

Vietnam upholds blogger Mother Mushroom’s 10-year jail sentence

02-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Cpj.org | 6:00 AM

The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned a Vietnamese appeals court’s decision today to uphold a 10-year prison sentence against blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, [...]
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Boat carrying ten N Koreans found drifting off Japan

Boat carrying ten N Koreans found drifting off Japan

02-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Japanese authorities were preparing Thursday to inspect a decrepit boat with 10 men identifying themselves as North Koreans drifting in rough seas off the northern island of [...]
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Why N Korea’s latest ballistic missile test is worrisome

Why N Korea’s latest ballistic missile test is worrisome

02-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

In this occasional series, we will bring you up to speed on the biggest national security stories of the week. On Wednesday, North Korea launched an intercontinental [...]
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N Korea missile launch ‘brings us closer to war,’ US Ambassador Nikki Haley tells UN

N Korea missile launch ‘brings us closer to war,’ US Ambassador Nikki Haley tells UN

02-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

US Ambassador Nikki Haley said Wednesday that North Korea’s launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile that some observers believe could reach Washington and the [...]
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Trump: China’s N Korea diplomacy appears to have ‘no impact on Little Rocket Man’

Trump: China’s N Korea diplomacy appears to have ‘no impact on Little Rocket Man’

02-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump dismissed a Chinese diplomatic effort to rein in North Korea’s weapons programme as a failure on Thursday, while Secretary of State Rex [...]
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US calls on China to stop oil supplies to N Korea and warns if it comes to war ‘regime will be utterly destroyed’

US calls on China to stop oil supplies to N Korea and warns if it comes to war ‘regime will be utterly destroyed’

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

The United States on Wednesday called on the international community to cut all diplomatic and trade ties with North Koreaincluding Chinese oil shipments to Pyongyang after a [...]
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Ten ‘N Koreans’ drift into Japanese waters: coastguard

Ten ‘N Koreans’ drift into Japanese waters: coastguard

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan will investigate 10 people who have signalled they are from North Korea after their dilapidated boat drifted into waters off the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, [...]
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US warns N Korean leadership will be ‘utterly destroyed’ in case of war

US warns N Korean leadership will be ‘utterly destroyed’ in case of war

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States warned North Korea’s leadership it would be “utterly destroyed” if war were to break out after Pyongyang test fired its most advanced [...]
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