Trump flaunts personal ties with Kim, signals apparent desire for NK diplomacy : Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump promised Thursday to bring an end ...
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Trump flaunts personal ties with Kim, signals apparent desire for NK ...
Quick Glance: Republicans optimistic for Trump's victory
  • Republicans are confident about Trump's victory in November after the convention in Milwaukee.

  • Democrats are in a tough spot, urging Biden to step down and doubting his ability to govern.

  • Trump faces many political issues, but the Republican camp believes in his win.

  • Republicans are eyeing to win traditionally Democratic states and are confident heading into the campaign.
South Korea restarts blaring propaganda broadcasts: South Korea says it has restarted anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts across the border in response to North ...
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South Korea restarts blaring propaganda broadcasts
Quick Glance: Swiss and Swedes Uphold Fragile Peace on North Korea's Tense Border
  • The Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission (NNSC) monitors the armistice on the inter-Korean border since the end of the Korean War.

  • Switzerland and Sweden are the only countries maintaining a constant presence in the DMZ, as Poland and Czechia are no longer recognized by North Korea.

  • With increasing militarization and technological advancements on both sides of the border, the risk of unintended escalations is rising.

  • The importance of the NNSC is crucial in preventing potential conflicts amidst modern threats like nuclear and cyber-related attacks.
Kim Jong Un Meets Russian Military Envoys as Korean Border Tensions Rise
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Kim Jong Un Meets Russian Military Envoys as Korean Border Tensions Rise
North Korea's Kim sacks 'irresponsible' officials over new town project: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has sacked or demoted some senior officials for their ...
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North Korea's Kim sacks 'irresponsible' officials over new town project
UK to boost armed forces given threat from 'deadly quartet': Britain said it would boost its "hollowed out" armed forces to make sure the country was prepared to ...
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UK to boost armed forces given threat from 'deadly quartet'
Russia-Ukraine War Provides New Opportunities For North Korea’s Tank Industry: Russia’s tank shortages could see North Korea emerge as a supplier of armor to the ...
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Russia-Ukraine War Provides New Opportunities For North Korea’s Tank ...
Japan Warms up to NATO : Nothing can substitute Japan’s collective defense with the United States, but working with a multilateral bloc such as NATO is an ...
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Japan Warms up to NATO 
Quick Glance: Japan Strengthens Cooperation with NATO
  • Japan views cooperation with NATO as a crucial step in enhancing deterrence, while recognizing that collective defense with the US remains irreplaceable.

  • During a meeting of the IP4 nations and the NATO Secretary General, 'flagship projects' were announced to address cyber defense, counter disinformation, and enhance cooperation.

  • Japan plans personnel exchanges with NATO, sharing of classified information, and practical collaboration between Japan's Self Defense Force and NATO.

  • Amid increasing tensions between the US and China, as well as other territorial disputes, it is only natural for Japan to seek to strengthen its cooperation and partnership with NATO.
Bong Joon-ho and abyss in Korean cinema : A few days ago I told my students that the difference between Park Chan-wook and Bong Joon-ho is that while the former ...
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Bong Joon-ho and abyss in Korean cinema
US and South Korea sign joint nuclear deterrence guidelines in face of North Korean threats
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US and South Korea sign joint nuclear deterrence guidelines in face of ...
The 'new axis powers': China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea are forging closer ties - how worried should we be?
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The 'new axis powers': China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea are ...
Japan’s top general lauds closer South Korea military ties as mutual concerns grow over China, North Korea
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Japan’s top general lauds closer South Korea military ties as mutual ...
Japan, U.S., South Korea top officers vow to boost cooperation: TOKYO (Kyodo)-- The top uniformed officers of Japan, the United States and South Korea on ...
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Japan, U.S., South Korea top officers vow to boost cooperation
North Korean official drowned during Moscow visit, say Russian media: MOSCOW: A North Korean official visiting Russia whose name matches that of a man cited by ...
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North Korean official drowned during Moscow visit, say Russian media
Preparations for Paris Olympics move up a gear | kuwaittimes: Preparations for Paris Olympics move up a gear - Sports - PARIS: Preparations for the Paris ...
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Preparations for Paris Olympics move up a gear | kuwaittimes
North Korean Diplomat Defects to the South, Talks of Execution: Ri Il-kyu, who fled to South Korea late last year, alleged that two North Korean officials who ...
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North Korean Diplomat Defects to the South, Talks of Execution
Donald Trump Boasts Of Love For Kim Jong Un: 'I Think He Misses Me': At the Republican National Convention, the GOP presidential nominee predicted the North ...
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Donald Trump Boasts Of Love For Kim Jong Un: 'I Think He Misses Me'
✨ It's good to be a Kim Photos released by a U.S. commercial satellite imaging company showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's luxury cruise ship sailing ... Show more
Überläufer aus Nordkorea erklärt das geheime System um Kim Jong-un – „Als Person ein ganz normaler Mensch“
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Überläufer aus Nordkorea erklärt das geheime System um Kim Jong-un – „Als ...
North Korea forced labor system widespread, U.N. report says: SEOUL -- North Korea conscripts much of its citizenry into a system of forced labor in which they ...
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North Korea forced labor system widespread, U.N. report says
Exclusive: Japan must strengthen NATO ties to safeguard global peace, PM says: Russia's deepening military cooperation with North Korea has underlined the need ...
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Exclusive: Japan must strengthen NATO ties to safeguard global peace ...
Russia will attack Ukraine again from the north, Budanov says: Military intelligence Chief Kyrylo Budanov refused to specify if he was talking about an offensive ...
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Russia will attack Ukraine again from the north, Budanov says
Quick Glance: Budanov Warns: Russia Plans New Attacks on Ukraine
  • Ukraine's military intelligence chief Kyrylo Budanov warns of an upcoming Russian offensive against Ukraine from the north.

  • Budanov refused to specify exact locations for the attack but emphasized that indications of an imminent attack were present.

  • Despite uncertainty about the exact location of the attack, Budanov highlighted that the problems were apparent and worsening.

  • Russia opened a new front in the war in Kharkiv Oblast in May, which quickly bogged down, showcasing the ongoing tensions and conflicts between the two nations.
Elite North Korea military trainees visit Russia amid deepening ties: A North Korean elite military training delegation has left for a visit to Russia ...
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Elite North Korea military trainees visit Russia amid deepening ties
North Korea dispatch military training delegation to Russia: SEOUL -- The People's Army of North Korea has sent an elite military training delegation to ...
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North Korea dispatch military training delegation to Russia
The Russia-North Korea Military Alliance: Reducing Its Negative Fallout: Moscow needs to assure Seoul that it will not let its relations with South Korea ...
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The Russia-North Korea Military Alliance: Reducing Its Negative Fallout
Quick Glance: Ukraine Conflict: Moscow Times Declared 'Undesirable' by Russia
  • Russia has labeled The Moscow Times as an 'undesirable organization' due to its coverage of President Vladimir Putin's actions in the Ukraine conflict, further restricting independent journalism under the Kremlin's control.

  • This decision poses a threat of legal action in Russia for journalists and affiliates of the publication, along with a blockade on accessing their reports.

  • Following the conflict's onset, The Moscow Times relocated its newsroom out of Russia in response to legislation criminalizing any attempt to undermine the military's actions. Similarly, various media outlets, such as Bloomberg News, exited Russia while continuing their coverage of the conflict and its aftermath.

  • Currently facing espionage charges in Russia, Wall Street Journal correspondent, Evan Gershkovich, was apprehended during a reporting assignment in Yekaterinburg last March.
Japan warns on China, North Korea in annual defence report: TOKYO: China and Russia's joint military activities around Japan are of "grave ...
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Japan warns on China, North Korea in annual defence report
Japan’s Defense White Paper Sounds Alarm Over China, North Korea, Russia: A situation similar to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine may occur in East Asia, Tokyo warns ...
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Japan’s Defense White Paper Sounds Alarm Over China, North Korea, Russia
What is CrowdStrike, the cybersecurity giant behind the global IT outage?: CrowdStrike, the cybersecurity company behind a massive global IT outage ...
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What is CrowdStrike, the cybersecurity giant behind the global IT outage?
Quick Glance: CrowdStrike IT Outage Impacts 8.5 Million Windows Devices
  • Experts warn of potential cybercriminal disruption following the global IT outage.

  • CrowdStrike CEO encourages vigilance while Microsoft reports 8.5 million Windows devices affected.

  • The outage disrupted thousands of flights, banking, healthcare, and payment systems.

  • Airports are recovering, but disruptions continue as airlines work to mitigate the impact.
Japan, U.S., South Korea must face lingering issues from Camp David: TOKYO -- Nearly one year has passed since the leaders of Japan, the U.S ...
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Japan, U.S., South Korea must face lingering issues from Camp David
Russia-North Korea Football Match Was a Pariah State Derby Like No Other: They may not have the prestige of the Euros or World Cup, but exhibition matches like ...
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Russia-North Korea Football Match Was a Pariah State Derby Like No Other
What it’s like to go to summer camp in North Korea: Russian national Yuri Frolov had the rare experience of attending Songdowon International Children’s Camp in ...
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What it’s like to go to summer camp in North Korea
Military exercise "suicidal": Kim's sister threatens South Korea with "terrible catastrophe"
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Military exercise
Quick Glance: Threatening Warning: North Korea's Sister Threatens South Korea
  • Kim Yo Jong accuses South Korea of escalating tensions.

  • South Korea conducts military exercises near the border for the first time since 2018.

  • Kim Yo Jong warns of serious consequences in case of further provocations.

  • South Korea intends to continue the exercises despite the threats.
Area south of Itaewon becomes ghost town as Hannam New Town project pushes forward
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Area south of Itaewon becomes ghost town as Hannam New Town project pushes ...
Quick Glance: Ghost Town Emerges as Hannam New Town Project Progresses
  • Evictions are taking place in central Seoul's Bogwang-dong for the Hannam New Town redevelopment project.

  • After seven months of large-scale evictions, almost all residents have moved out, resulting in a derelict cityscape.

  • The diverse communities in the area have been dispersed due to redevelopment, with the LGBTQ community shifting to newer areas.

  • While the Hannam Zone 3 area will be fenced off and destroyed, the surrounding areas will be relatively spared, but conflicts may arise between new residents and existing establishments.
UN details widespread forced labour in North Korea: GENEVA: The United Nations warned on Tuesday (Jul 16) of a deeply institutionalised system of forced labour ...
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UN details widespread forced labour in North Korea
A brother and sister were part of North Korea's 1%. They fled in their 20s, and now they’re graduates of Columbia University ⬇️
#WorldAtWar | Russian troops surround Chasiv Yar | U-turn by Zelensky as he invites Russia for Peace Summit Turkiye rocked by anti-Syrian riots over allegations of ... Show more
Nepal: KP Oli stakes claim to become PM after Prachanda loses trust vote : CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli is set to become the prime minister once again after ...
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Nepal: KP Oli stakes claim to become PM after Prachanda loses trust vote
Exclusive RFA footage shows North Koreans panning for gold in North Korea's South Hwanghae Province. They do this to sell to the elites at a lower price to ... Show more
Russia-North Korea Treaty Marks a Return to Normalcy: We are witnessing a steady return to a web of relations previously regarded as normal after a recent ...
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Russia-North Korea Treaty Marks a Return to Normalcy
Quick Glance: Russian-North Korean Treaty Indicates Return to Normal Relations
  • Putin's visit to North Korea raises concerns in South Korea and the U.S.

  • The North Korea-Russia partnership, despite seen as a threat, has historical precedents.

  • Failed sanctions on North Korea prompt a reassessment of U.S. and South Korean policies.

  • The Korean Peninsula necessitates reflection and fresh de-escalation strategies amid escalating tensions.
Germany announces new military aid package, including Patriot air defense system: The package will include ammunition for the Leopard 1 tank, 9 ...
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Germany announces new military aid package, including Patriot air defense ...
Army arrests man disguised as Mzee’s brother : Caleb is supposed to be the name of a General in the army. So the arrested Jama was at first stiffly saluted by ...
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Army arrests man disguised as Mzee’s brother 
Quick Glance: Army Arrests Man Disguised as Mzee's Brother
  • The army arrested Jama at Kololo Independence Grounds for submitting forged academic documents.

  • Several applicants were disqualified for not meeting the required criteria during the recruitment drive.

  • The army warns against forged documents and promises to arrest and prosecute those who attempt to join with fake documents.

  • Soldiers meticulously checked documents and fingerprints during the verification process to ensure authenticity.
Russia could intensify the arms race between North and South Korea : Russia's new alliance with North Korea, necessitated by its war in Ukraine ...
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Russia could intensify the arms race between North and South Korea
Quick Glance: North Korea's Missile Test Raises Questions Amid Tensions
  • South Korea questions North Korea's claim on new weapons amidst heightened animosities over testing activities.

  • The missile test aimed to verify flight stability and hit accuracy at ranges of 500 and 90 kilometers respectively.

  • The second missile launch was deemed abnormal by South Korean military, suggesting potential deception by North Korea.

  • Experts suggest North Korea is expanding its weapons arsenal to bolster negotiation leverage with the U.S. amid increased testing activities.
OPINION: Beijing and Moscow have slowly created what now appears to be an anti-American and anti-liberal global front. Against this backdrop ... Show more

What the China-Russia alliance means for the West – POLITICO
From left: KPA MD, Capt. William Ruto, Evergreen Ship Capt. Liang's Wei, Evergreen Line HQ representative, Abdelsalam Amr ... Show more
China tells WTO that US EV subsidies are unfair trade barriers: China says it's unfair that only EVs made in North America qualify for tax credits.
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China tells WTO that US EV subsidies are unfair trade barriers
Flying aboard the Ghostrider, a deadly aircraft carrying America’s biggest gun in the sky
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Flying aboard the Ghostrider, a deadly aircraft carrying America’s biggest ...
Trump’s View of the World Is a Delusional Fantasy: His ideas for how to fix its problems are magic.
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Trump’s View of the World Is a Delusional Fantasy
South Korea plans to roll out 'Star Wars' laser weapon to melt North Korean drones for just $1.50 a hit
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South Korea plans to roll out 'Star Wars' laser weapon to melt North ...
Reprieve for KPA board on new appointments: Appellate court says maintaining state of affairs is in public interest.
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Reprieve for KPA board on new appointments
Evolving Chinese cyber threat 'should worry us all': U.K. cyber head: LONDON -- China and North Korea are among the world's most worrisome countries in ...
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Evolving Chinese cyber threat 'should worry us all': U.K. cyber head
UK to boost armed forces given threat from 'deadly quartet': LONDON — UK has said it plans to boost its "hollowed out" armed forces to make ...
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UK to boost armed forces given threat from 'deadly quartet'
#LIVE | On #WorldatWar with Mohammed Saleh: + China simulates air strikes on U.S. bases in Japan using missiles & drones + South Korea begins mass production of ... Show more
🇰🇵🇮🇱Why we support Israel as North Korean defectors: As former hostages of Kim Jong Un’s regime, these North Korean defectors stand in solidarity with Israeli ... Show more
Thousands of trash-filled balloons from North to South #Korea have disrupted nearly 100 flights in recent weeks. Pyongyang has sent balloons across the border ... Show more
Life in the DMZ is getting more tense for the soldiers monitoring North and South Korea’s fragile peace
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Life in the DMZ is getting more tense for the soldiers monitoring North ...
Taiwan President Lai wishes Trump a speedy recovery after assassination attempt at a political rally World | Taiwan News - Voice of the People, Bridge to the World
NATO leaders condemn North Korea’s arms exports to Russia
North Korea plants ‘tens of thousands’ of mines on border: Seoul : North Korea has recently laid tens of thousands of new landmines along its border ...
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North Korea plants ‘tens of thousands’ of mines on border: Seoul 
Former CIA official charged with being secret agent for South Korean intelligence
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Former CIA official charged with being secret agent for South Korean ...
South Korea to double contributions to NATO's Ukraine fund: Seoul previously donated $12 million to the NATO-Ukraine Trust Fund for healthcare and ...
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South Korea to double contributions to NATO's Ukraine fund
North Korea holds meetings to discuss follow-up measures for policy goals : North Korea has held Cabinet and provincial committee meetings to discuss follow-up ...
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North Korea holds meetings to discuss follow-up measures for policy goals