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Trump was misquoted on relationship with Kim Jong-Un, White House insists – National

The White House on Saturday denied and corrected a quote attributed to President Donald Trump that suggested he had good contacts with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. “I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong-Un,” Trump was quoted as telling The Wall Street Journal in an interview on …

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North and South Korea meeting for first time in years: Why it’s important and what to expect – National

North Korea’s recent abrupt push to improve ties with South Korea wasn’t totally unexpected, as the country has a history of launching provocations and then pursuing dialogue with rivals Seoul and Washington in an attempt to win concessions. Still, Tuesday’s planned talks between the Koreas, the first in about two …

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North Korea to reopen cross-border communication with South Korea – National

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of – South Korea says North Korea has announced it will reopen a cross-border communication channel in another sign of easing animosity between the rivals. The announcement Wednesday comes a day after South Korea offered high-level talks with rival North Korea to find ways to co-operate on …

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Year in review: Donald Trump’s craziest quotes of 2017 – National

Since the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Donald Trump has made headlines almost daily, with most of those headlines having something to do with what he said during rallies, press conferences or exclusive interviews. Global News took a look back at some of President Trump’s most talked-about quotes in 2017. This …

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North Korea brands UN sanctions an ‘act of war,’ talks up nuclear threat to U.S. mainland – National

BEIJING, Dec 24 (Reuters) – The latest U.N. sanctions against North Korea are an act of war and tantamount to a complete economic blockade against the country, North Korea‘s foreign ministry said on Sunday, threatening to punish those who supported the measure. The U.N. Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions …

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North Korea says U.S.-South Korea air drills pushing peninsula to brink of nuclear war – National

SEOUL, Dec 4 (Reuters) – South Korea and the United States launched their largest-ever joint aerial drills on Monday, officials said, a week after North Korea said it had tested its most advanced missile as part of a weapons programme that has raised global tensions. The annual U.S.-South Korean drill, …

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North Korea building nukes ‘faster than expected,’ may announce completion within a year, South says – National

North Korea is building its nuclear weapons program at a “faster-than-expected pace” and may announce its completion within the next year, according to South Korea’s unification minister. Speaking at a news conference in Seoul on Tuesday, Cho Myoung-gyon warned of the faster production a day after Japan had suggested the …

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