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Trump warns of 'major conflict' with North Korea

US President Donald Trump is warning there could be a “major conflict” on the cards with North Korea.

US President Donald Trump is warning there could be a “major conflict” on the cards with North Korea.

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'Talk instead of yelling at North Korea' - Russian diplomat

The US said on Thursday that its policy was to exert maximum pressure on North Korea through sanctions and diplomatic activity, echoing comments made by the Trump administration the previous…

The US said on Thursday that its policy was to exert maximum pressure on North Korea through sanctions and diplomatic activity, echoing comments made by the Trump administration the previous…

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Putin and Abe in call to defuse tensions over North Korea

Vladimir Putin and Shinzo Abe have called on North Korea and other countries to avoid antagonising tensions around Pyongyang’s nuclear programme.

Vladimir Putin and Shinzo Abe have called on North Korea and other countries to avoid antagonising tensions around Pyongyang’s nuclear programme.

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N. Korea: New missile defence system ready in days

The US says it is willing to resolve the North Korean crisis by diplomatic means, whilst forging ahead in the preparation of its new missile defence system.

The US says it is willing to resolve the North Korean crisis by diplomatic means, whilst forging ahead in the preparation of its new missile defence system.

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Press freedom near 'tipping point' in leading democracies - RSF

Images of some of the world’s “bad boy” leaders in terms of press freedom were paraded as examples not to follow, as the organisation Reporters Without Borders (RSF) unveiled its latest World Press Fr

Images of some of the world’s “bad boy” leaders in terms of press freedom were paraded as examples not to follow, as the organisation Reporters Without Borders (RSF) unveiled its latest World Press Fr

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Russia: North Korea border troop movements 'our business'

Video appearing to show Russian army movements towards its North Korean border have been dismissed by the military and the Kremlin.

Video appearing to show Russian army movements towards its North Korean border have been dismissed by the military and the Kremlin.

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China 'seriously concerned' over North Korea missile warnings

China’s foreign ministry has expressed ‘serious concern’ over its ally North Korea’s warning of further missile tests and the eventual possibility of nuclear…

China’s foreign ministry has expressed ‘serious concern’ over its ally North Korea’s warning of further missile tests and the eventual possibility of nuclear…

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US reportedly considering shooting future North Korea missile tests

The US military is reportedly considering plans to potentially shoot down future North Korean missile tests amid North Korean threats of nuclear war.

The US military is reportedly considering plans to potentially shoot down future North Korean missile tests amid North Korean threats of nuclear war.

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The US talks trade with Tokyo

The US vice president is in Japan for talks. Mike Pence is also hoping to reassure Tokyo, a key ally, amid rising tensions over North Korea.

The US vice president is in Japan for talks. Mike Pence is also hoping to reassure Tokyo, a key ally, amid rising tensions over North Korea.

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South Korea: North's failed missile test 'threatens whole world'

South Korea reacted to the North’s failed missile launch on Sunday by threatening punitive action if such action is repeated, or leads to further provocation such as a nuclear test or a long-range mis

South Korea reacted to the North’s failed missile launch on Sunday by threatening punitive action if such action is repeated, or leads to further provocation such as a nuclear test or a long-range mis

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North Korea tries and fails to launch a missile

North Korea tried and failed to launch a test missile on Sunday, hours after showing off its latest military hardware at a Pyongyang parade.

North Korea tried and failed to launch a test missile on Sunday, hours after showing off its latest military hardware at a Pyongyang parade.

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North Korea accuses US as China warns of conflict 'at any moment'

As a group of US navy ships led by an aircraft carrier head to the Korean peninsula, Pyongyang has accused Washington of pushing the region to the brink of war.

As a group of US navy ships led by an aircraft carrier head to the Korean peninsula, Pyongyang has accused Washington of pushing the region to the brink of war.

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Malaysia's central bank joins North Korea funds probe

Malaysia's central bank says it is helping law enforcement agencies investigate the possible illegal flow of millions to North Korea.

Malaysia's central bank says it is helping law enforcement agencies investigate the possible illegal flow of millions to North Korea.

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North Korea: Japan warns of Sarin missile threat

The North Korean US-based monitoring service 38 North has said the country’s nuclear site is ‘‘primed and ready’‘ for a sixth nuclear test.

The North Korean US-based monitoring service 38 North has said the country’s nuclear site is ‘‘primed and ready’‘ for a sixth nuclear test.