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Another North Korean provocation: New ballistic missile sends projectile to a higher altitude

Closer to Russia Date : May 14, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network PYONGYANG, North Korea - In yet another provocation, North Korea carried out a new ballistic missile test early on Sunday, causing widespread outrage in the region.> BNN Officials said that the missile test sent a projectile to a higher altitude and closer to Russia than any of its recent tests. According to U.S. officials, the missile was launched near the city of Kusong, in western North Korea and flew across the country and into the Sea of Japan/East Sea. It hit ...Full Story

POLITICS

Another North Korean provocation: New ballistic missile sends projectile to a higher altitude

Date : May 14, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Closer to Russia PYONGYANG, North Korea - In yet another provocation, North Korea carried out a new ballistic missile test early on Sunday, causing widespread outrage in the region.> BNN Officials said that the missile test sent a projectile to a ...Full Story

BUSINESS

In first nuclear provocation since Trump’s election victory, North Korea fires ballistic missile

Date : February 12, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Trump is hosting Abe at his golf resort SEOUL, South Korea - South Korean officials have confirmed that North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan on Sunday morning.>BNN In what became the first provocation from the elusive nation since Donald ...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

North Korea shows American detainee accused of spying

Date : March 27, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network Displayed an alleged American spy SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea on Friday displayed an alleged American spy, confessing in a state-controlled news conference that he stole secret military documents and plotted with South Korea and the United States to topple ...Full Story

HISTORY

The world watches with bated breath, to see how the war of strategies pans out

Date : April 14, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Donald Trump v/s Kim Jong Un PYONGYANG, North Korea - While the air in Pyongyang is celebratory, ahead of the country’s biggest national day so far - the ‘Day of the Sun’ - the rest of the region is filled with panic.  On Saturday, North ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

Who will curb North Korea’s nuclear ambitions before it’s too late?

Date : October 27, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network North Korea’s nuclear capabilities North Korea's disarmament is a "lost cause," according to U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper.> Big News Network In remarks to the Council on Foreign Relations think-tank, Clapper said expecting 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

Pyongyang warns of retaliation if US film on Kim Jong un is screened

Date : June 26, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet North Korea Ministry SEOUL - North Korea Wednesday warned the United States of "merciless" retaliation if it went ahead with the release of a Hollywood comedy that mocks its leader, Kim Jong-un, calling the movie an "act of war". ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

North Korea’s latest nuclear test could pack 80 percent explosive power of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima

Date : September 9, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network Second nuclear test of the year PYONGYANG, North Korea - With its second nuclear test of the year, the fifth overall and the biggest one ever - North Korea has yet again become the object of the world’s fear and dislike. > Big News Network The country is ...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

North Korea Building Missile Submarine

Date : August 27, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet Potentially increasing the threat posed by the nuclear-armed U.S. intelligence agencies believe North Korea is building a submarine capable of launching ballistic missiles, potentially increasing the threat posed by the nuclear-armed rogue state. A missile launch tube on a North Korean ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

Assassinated? Pregnant? Fortified? What really happened to Kim Jong Un’s wife? Rumour mill runs wild

Date : November 1, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network She has not been seen in public for seven months now. PYONGYANG, North Korea - There are concerns for the wellbeing of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un’s wife, who has not been seen in public for seven months now.> BNN Her absence has sparked rumors of a rift between her and ...Full Story

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