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‘Squid Game’ Smuggler Sentenced To Death In North Korea

Inquisitr 25 Nov 2021
'Squid Game' In North Korea Squid Game has allegedly become very popular in North Korea, especially in the capital city of Pyongyang ... "It not only resonates with the rich people, but also with Pyongyang’s youth because they are drawn to the unusually violent scenes," the law enforcement source said.
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End-of-war declaration for the Koreas remains an intractable issue

Straits Times 02 Nov 2021
... dialogue with North Korea, describing it as a "political statement that would announce that the longstanding hostile relations between Pyongyang and Washington has ended.
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North Korea says its latest ballistic missile test was launched from a submarine

Henry Herald 20 Oct 2021
Pyongyang is barred from testing ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons under international law ... "The weak link in their submarine missile program is the submarines, and that is an enormous technical challenge for the North Koreans," he said, adding Pyongyang's vessels were so outmatched, the SLBMs were effectively a "redundant capability.".
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Surrounded by missiles, North Korea's Kim Jong Un blames US for regional instability

Henry Herald 12 Oct 2021
North Korea's weapons are needed to defend the country against a "hostile" United States, said leader Kim Jong Un, state media KCNA reported Tuesday ... "It is both a display of past achievements, as well as a warning of what's to come." ... Pyongyang is barred from testing ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons under international law ... The-CNN-Wire ... +56 ... .
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Disagreement on North Korea sanctions feared to weaken Seoul-Washington alliance

Korea Times 11 Oct 2021
sanction-driven policy toward Pyongyang ... Assuming Pyongyang is amenable, which I think they will be, then the U.S ... laws. Therefore, sanctions relief should only be implemented when Pyongyang has improved its behavior or as part of a negotiated settlement, not as an inducement to merely return to dialogue.".
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North Korea launches projectile presumed to be short-range missile, South Korea says

Henry Herald 28 Sep 2021
Pyongyang is barred from testing ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons under international law ... On September 11 and 12, Pyongyang said it tested long-range cruise missiles ... I will refer you to Pyongyang for any reaction that they may have, but for our part we stand ready to engage in that dialogue," he said.
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North Korea tests missile as South Korea prepares to launch new submarine

Henry Herald 28 Sep 2021
In a briefing Tuesday, South Korea's Defense Ministry's spokesman Boo Seung-chan said Pyongyang's test was "regrettable for happening at a time when political stability on the Korean peninsula is very critical." ... Pyongyang is barred from testing ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons under international law.
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North Korea tests missile hours before South Korea launches new submarine

Henry Herald 28 Sep 2021
In a briefing Tuesday, South Korea's Defense Ministry's spokesman Boo Seung-chan said Pyongyang's test was "regrettable for happening at a time when political stability on the Korean peninsula is very critical." ... Pyongyang is barred from testing ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons under international law.
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World in Brief_092921

The Citizens 28 Sep 2021
The missile was fired around 6.40 a.m ... In a briefing Tuesday, South Korea’s Defense Ministry’s spokesman Boo Seung-chan said Pyongyang’s test was “regrettable for happening at a time when political stability on the Korean peninsula is very critical.” ... Pyongyang is barred from testing ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons under international law ... +8 ... .
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North Korea to hold Supreme People's Assembly session next month: state media

Korea Times 26 Aug 2021
North Korea will convene a meeting of its rubber-stamp legislature in Pyongyang next month to discuss adopting laws on youth education and modifications to the national economic plan, state media said Thursday. The standing committee of the Supreme People's Assembly met in Pyongyang on Tuesday and decided to convene an SPA session on Sept.
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Kim Yo-jong causes internal conflicts in South over joint military drill with US

Korea Times 03 Aug 2021
The PPP has criticized the government for doing everything that Kim Yo-jong has demanded, including establishing a law to ban anti-Pyongyang leaflet campaigns late last year after she slammed the campaigns and the North blew up the inter-Korean joint liaison office in Gaeseong in protest.
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US welcomes reopening of inter-Korean communication lines as 'positive step'

Korea Times 28 Jul 2021
North Korea had unilaterally severed all its cross-border communication channels with the South in June 2020 to protest anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets sent by activist groups in South Korea ... Seoul, Pyongyang restore cross-border communication lines ... Pyongyang has stayed away from denuclearization talks with Washington since early 2019.
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Seoul rebuts UN special rapporteurs' concerns over anti-leaflet law

Korea Times 11 Jul 2021
special rapporteurs that a new law that bans the launching of anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets across the inter-Korean border could restrict freedom of expression, documents show ... special rapporteurs that a new law that bans the launching of anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets ...
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Prosecutors ask judge to send Virgil Griffith back to jail for bail term violations

Cryptopolitan 11 Jul 2021
Virgil Griffith is undergoing an investigation because of falsifying US laws.He is accused of the speech he made Pyongyang Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference.The speech that he made mentioned a way using which any individual can bypass US Sanctions using crypto tech.For ...
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Biden's pick of envoy to North Korea means request for dialogue: Moon

Korea Times 26 May 2021
He called on the Moon administration to halt its campaign to phase out South Korea's use of nuclear energy in order to faithfully carry out the summit agreement, and to abolish a law on banning the sending of anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets across the border.
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