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N.Korea fires two ballistic missile from Pyongyang airport, S.Korea says

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FILE PHOTO – A North Korean flag flies on a mast at the Permanent Mission of North Korea in Geneva October 2, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Picture Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Jan 17 (Reuters) – North Korea fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles from an......

N.Korea train makes first crossing into China since border lockdown – reports

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A North Korea flag flutters next to concertina wire at the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia March 9, 2017. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Jan 16 (Reuters) – A North Korean cargo train pulled into a Chinese border town on......

N.Korea tests railway-borne missile in latest launch amid rising tension with U.S.

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A North Korean flag flutters at the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia March 19, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Jan 15 (Reuters) – North Korea tested a railway-borne missile in its firing drills on Friday, state media KCNA......

Biden imposes first sanctions over North Korea weapons program after missile tests

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A missile is launched during what state media report is a hypersonic missile test at an undisclosed location in North Korea, January 11, 2022, in this photo released January 12, 2022 by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). KCNA via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com......

N.Korea conducts second missile test in a week, drawing complaints from neighbours

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Launch detected by South Korea, Japan Repeated N.Korea tests “extremely regrettable”: Japan PM Last week N.Korea claimed test of “hypersonic missile” U.S., partners condemn tests as significant threat SEOUL, Jan 11 (Reuters) – North Korea appeared to test fire a ballistic missile on Tuesday for the second time in less......

U.S. and Japan sound alarm on China, seek new defence collaboration

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TOKYO/WASHINGTON, Jan 7 (Reuters) – The foreign and defence ministers of the United States and Japan on Friday voiced concerns about what they said was China’s ongoing efforts to undermine rules-based order, as they look to cooperate more on emerging defence threats. The officials from the two allies met virtually......

Person spotting crossing DMZ likely previous defector from N.Korea -Yonhap

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A general view of a rice field in North Korea’s propaganda village Kaepoong in this picture taken from the top of the Aegibong Peak Observatory, south of the demilitarised zone (DMZ), separating the two Koreas in Gimpo, South Korea, October 5, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji Register now for FREE unlimited access......

N.Korea’s Kim talks food not nukes for 2022

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during the Eighth Conference of Military Educationists of the Korean People’s Army at the April 25 House of Culture in Pyongyang, North Korea in this undated photo released on December 7, 2021. KCNA via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com......

Gloomy New Year for many as COVID-19 crashes the party again

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Australian leader urges people to enjoy the evening Signs North Korea preparing fireworks display Restrictions spoil celebrations in many other places New Zealand, Taiwan reap rewards of mitigation success SYDNEY/SEOUL, Dec 31 (Reuters) – New Year celebrations around the world have been called off as the coronavirus casts gloom over......

S.Korea’s Moon pardons disgraced Park amid tight presidential race

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SEOUL, Dec 24 (Reuters) – South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in granted a pardon to former President Park Geun-hye, who was in prison after being convicted of corruption, the justice ministry said on Friday, amid a tight presidential race. Park, 69, became South Korea’s first democratically elected leader to be thrown......

South Korea holds talks with China amid spat with Taiwan

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SEOUL, Dec 23 (Reuters) – Senior South Korean diplomats held talks with Chinese counterparts on Thursday after a diplomatic spat with Taiwan over Seoul’s cancellation of an invitation to a senior Taipei official to take part in a business forum last week. Vice Foreign Minister Choi Jong-kun and aides conducted......

Businesses fret as South Korea reimposes COVID-19 curfews

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SEOUL, Dec 21 (Reuters) – As clocks struck 9 p.m. this week, customers packed up and left restaurants and other eateries across South Korea as a reimposed curfew designed to help stem a surge in coronavirus infections sparks fears of economic disaster for some businesses. Last week authorities announced a......

U.S. imposes sweeping human rights sanctions on China, Myanmar and North Korea

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The flags of the United States and China fly from a lamppost in the Chinatown neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., November 1, 2021. REUTERS/Brian Snyder Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register U.S. targets people, entities tied to China, Myanmar, N. Korea, Bangladesh over rights abuses Myanmar sanctions......

Former South Korean military dictator Chun Doo-hwan dies at 90

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SEOUL, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Former South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan, whose iron-fisted rule of the country following a 1979 military coup sparked massive democracy protests, died on Tuesday at the age of 90, the Yonhap news agency said. Chun had multiple myeloma, a blood cancer which was in remission,......

Biden, Xi stick to their positions but turn down the heat in three-hour talk

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING, Nov 16 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden pressed his Chinese counterpart on human rights in a video call lasting more than three hours, while Xi Jinping warned that China would respond to provocations on Taiwan, according to official accounts of the exchange. The closely scrutinized conversation between the......

China, Russia revive push to lift U.N. sanctions on North Korea

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A North Korean flag flies on a mast at the Permanent Mission of North Korea in Geneva October 2, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo UNITED NATIONS, Nov 1 (Reuters) – China and Russia are pushing the U.N. Security Council to ease sanctions on North Korea by reviving a 2019 attempt to......

North Korea says it test-fired new hypersonic missile

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SEOUL, Sept 29 (Reuters) – The projectile North Korea fired off its east coast on Tuesday was a newly developed hypersonic missile, state news media KCNA reported on Wednesday, the latest in a series of new weapons tested by the reclusive state. North Korea fired the missile towards the sea......

N.Korea fires missile, accuses U.S. of ‘double standards’

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SEOUL, Sept 28 (Reuters) – North Korea fired a missile towards the sea off its east coast on Tuesday, South Korea’s military said, as Pyongyang called on the United States and South Korea to scrap their “double standards” on weapons programmes to restart talks. The missile was launched from the......

North Korea says hope is alive for peace, summit with South

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A North Korean flag flies on a mast at the Permanent Mission of North Korea in Geneva October 2, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo SEOUL, Sept 25 (Reuters) – North Korea is willing to consider another summit with South Korea if mutual respect between the neighbours can be assured, state news......

‘Quad’ leaders meet at White House as China looks warily on

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WASHINGTON, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Leaders of the United States, Japan, India and Australia presented a united front on Friday at their first summit and stressed the need for a free and open Indo-Pacific region amid shared concerns about China. The two-hour meeting at the White House of the Quad,......

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