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North Korea befriends Seoul fearing pre-emptive U.S. strike

Establish close ties with its long-time rival and neighbor South Korea Date : February 18, 2018 Reporter : BNN WASHINGTON, U.S. - Experts believe that North Korea is suddenly anxious about a pre-emptive U.S. strike, and hence is opening up diplomatic channels, to establish close ties with its long-time rival and neighbor South Korea. Days after the United States denied having a "bloody nose" strategy for North Korea, now experts believe Kim Jong Un is reaching out to South Korea because he’s scared Trump will strike. Quoting one of the highest-ever ranked defectors ...Full Story

POLITICS

North Korea befriends Seoul fearing pre-emptive U.S. strike

Date : February 18, 2018 Reporter : BNN Establish close ties with its long-time rival and neighbor South Korea WASHINGTON, U.S. - Experts believe that North Korea is suddenly anxious about a pre-emptive U.S. strike, and hence is opening up diplomatic channels, to establish close ties with its long-time rival and neighbor South Korea. Days ...Full Story

BUSINESS

How North Korea earned millions by flouting UN sanctions

Date : February 3, 2018 Reporter : BNN North Korea earned nearly $200 million by exporting banned commodities NEW YORK, U.S. - A confidential report put together by a panel of experts revealed that North Korea had managed to make a whopping $200 million flouting sanctions. The UN report claimed that last year, North Korea earned nearly $200 ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

North Korea says it is preparing for nuclear strike against United States

Date : August 15, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network Military from defense mode to attack mode SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea says it is preparing for a preemptive nuclear strike against the United States.> Big News Network The country says it has switched the status of its military from defense mode to attack mode. ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

200 dead in tunnel accident at N Korea nuclear test site: report

Date : November 1, 2017 Reporter : BNN/ News24 North Korea nuclear test site Tokyo - More than 200 people are feared to have died when a tunnel caved in at North Korea's nuclear test site after its latest detonation, a Japanese news report said on Tuesday. A tunnel collapsed at Punggye-ri in early ...Full Story

HISTORY

Another missile, another provocation: North Korea goes ballistic

Date : July 29, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Friday night appeared to have fired another ballistic missile SEOUL, South Korea - In a fresh provocation, North Korea on Friday night appeared to have fired another ballistic missile and while officials from U.S. and South Korea confirmed the launch, they said it was not immediately clear whether ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

UN Security Council Imposes New Sanctions on North Korea

Date : December 22, 2017 Reporter : BNN/ News24 U.N. Security Council UNITED NATIONS/SEOUL - The U.N. Security Council on Friday unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea following its latest intercontinental ballistic missile test, a move that analysts said could have a significant impact on the ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

North Korea fires two short-range missiles into sea

Date : March 10, 2016 Reporter : Trend Developed long-range and intercontinental missiles North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast city of Wonsan early on Thursday, flying approximately 500 km (300 miles), Reuters reported with the reference to South Korea's military.> Trend ...Full Story

EDUCATION

U.S. student dies after being released from North Korea

Date : June 22, 2017 Reporter : BNN The 22-year-old was medically evacuated to the US last Tuesday PanARMENIAN.Net - Otto Warmbier, the U.S. student released in a coma last week after nearly 18 months in detention in North Korea, died on Monday, June 19, prompting President Donald Trump to slam the "brutal regime" in ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

Did the world underestimate North Korea?

Date : September 14, 2017 Reporter : BNN Powerful nuclear bomb test on September 3 this year PYONGYANG, North Korea - After responding with rage, to North Korea previous five nuclear bomb tests, the world responded to the defiant regime’s sixth and most powerful nuclear bomb test on September 3 this year, resolving to ...Full Story

TRAVEL

Tourism restarts between China and North Korea

Date : April 9, 2015 Reporter : BigNewsNet Travel agencies told the first Chinese group tour to Pyongyang CHANGCHUN, China -- Tourism between China and North Korea will restart for the first time in six months, according to Chinese tourism authorities in the northeastern province of Jilin. The announcement followed the lift of North ...Full Story

SPORTS

What stole the focus at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony

Date : February 10, 2018 Reporter : BNN 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - Many moments stole the show on Friday when the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea kicked of with a colourful opening ceremony. From the Tongan flag bearer, who sent the social media in a ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

The man who has become a nuclear threat to the world, is trying his best to avoid being assassinated

Date : June 17, 2017 Reporter : BNN Constant nuclear threats PYONGYANG, North Korea - Nervous and jittery, the North Korean dictator, who had managed to strike fear in the heart of America with constant nuclear threats is himself fearing for his life.> BNN   According to South ...Full Story

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