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'Stop tests, return to talks': US tells North Korea days after missile launch
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'Stop tests, return to talks': US tells North Korea days after missile launch

Last Tuesday, North Korea fired a newly developed ballistic missile from a submarine in its fifth round of weapons tests in recent weeks

North Korea tests possible submarine missile amid military tensions with USA
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North Korea tests possible submarine missile amid military tensions with USA

The launch of the missile into the sea came hours after the US reaffirmed an offer to resume talks on North Korea's nuclear weapons program

North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea in latest weapon test
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North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea in latest weapon test

Within days, President Joe Biden’s special envoy for North Korea, Sung Kim, is scheduled to hold talks with US allies in Seoul over the prospects of reviving talks with North Korea

China tested its first-ever nuclear capable hypersonic missile in August, says report
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China tested its first-ever nuclear capable hypersonic missile in August, says report

Such weapons fly at five times the speed of sound and can manoeuvre during flight, making them harder to track

UN report warns North Korea 'at starvation risk' due to self-imposed COVID-19 blockade
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UN report warns North Korea 'at starvation risk' due to self-imposed COVID-19 blockade

Pyongyang is also under international sanctions over its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes, which have seen rapid progress under Kim Jong-un

North Korea's Kim Jong-un vows to build invincible military, slams US' 'persistent hostility'
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North Korea's Kim Jong-un vows to build invincible military, slams US' 'persistent hostility'

Kim also accused South Korea of hypocrisy because it criticises North Korea’s weapons development as provocations while spending heavily to increase its own military capabilities

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un vows to build 'invincible' military to combat US hostility
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North Korea's Kim Jong-Un vows to build 'invincible' military to combat US hostility

In an apparent continued effort to drive a wedge between Washington and Seoul, Kim also used his speech at a rare exhibition of weapons systems on Monday to stress that his military might isn’t targeted at South Korea

As Chinese threats loom large over Ladakh, time to look into Dragon’s eyes
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As Chinese threats loom large over Ladakh, time to look into Dragon’s eyes

India can’t afford to duck anymore. Beijing must be told in no uncertain terms that the era of unilateral concessions is over

North Korea slams UN over meeting on missile test, says don't toy with 'time bomb'
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North Korea slams UN over meeting on missile test, says don't toy with 'time bomb'

North Korea had recently tested an anti-aircraft missile successfully that prompted UN Security Council to hold an emergency meeting

How Kim's sister Kim Yo Jong is leading the charge of mixing missile tests and peace offers to pressure US
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How Kim's sister Kim Yo Jong is leading the charge of mixing missile tests and peace offers to pressure US

If long-stalled negotiations resume, US and South Korean officials will likely find themselves dealing with Kim Yo Jong, whose promotion to a key government post this week formalised her status as her brother's top foreign policy official

North Korea fires anti-aircraft missile ahead of UN Security Council meeting
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North Korea fires anti-aircraft missile ahead of UN Security Council meeting

It is the latest in a series of tension-raising steps by Pyongyang, which had until recently been biding its time since the change in US administrations in January

North Korea's Kim Jong-un orders to restore hotlines with South Korea as he condemns 'cunning' US
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North Korea's Kim Jong-un orders to restore hotlines with South Korea as he condemns 'cunning' US

Kim's comments carried in a state media report are an apparent effort to drive a wedge between Seoul and Washington as he wants South Korea to help him win relief from crippling US-led economic sanctions and other concessions.

North Korea continues to expand nuclear arsenal, tests new hypersonic missile
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North Korea continues to expand nuclear arsenal, tests new hypersonic missile

The announcement comes a day after South Korean and Japanese militaries said they detected North Korea firing a missile into its eastern sea

North Korea accuses US of hostility, claims nukes a deterrent; wants South to come out of American influence
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North Korea accuses US of hostility, claims nukes a deterrent; wants South to come out of American influence

North Korea mainly uses the term "hostile policy" to refer to US-led sanctions over its nuclear weapons programme and the joint US-South Korea military drills

North Korea wants US-led sanctions lifted before officially ending war with South Korea; here's why
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North Korea wants US-led sanctions lifted before officially ending war with South Korea; here's why

Analysts say North Korea is trying to use Moon’s desire for inter-Korean engagement to pressure South Korea into extracting concessions from Washington on its behalf

Why Kim Jong Un's recent missile launches hint at North Korea's nuclear arsenal expansion
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Why Kim Jong Un's recent missile launches hint at North Korea's nuclear arsenal expansion

Kim may also be going back to a tried-and-true technique of pressuring the world with missile launches and outrageous threats before offering negotiations at the last minute meant to extract aid, experts said

Korean Peninsula on edge again as Pyongyang, Seoul test missiles hours apart from each other
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Korean Peninsula on edge again as Pyongyang, Seoul test missiles hours apart from each other

The North Korean missile tests came as Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi was in Seoul

North Korea fires 2 ballistic missiles into eastern waters amid deadlocked nuclear talks with US
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North Korea fires 2 ballistic missiles into eastern waters amid deadlocked nuclear talks with US

Japan's coast guard says they landed outside Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone in the waters between Japan and the Korean Peninsula.

Senior diplomats from Japan, United States and South Korea urge North Korea to return to arms talks
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Senior diplomats from Japan, United States and South Korea urge North Korea to return to arms talks

On Monday, the state-run Korean Central News Agency reported that the tests of the new missiles showed they can hit targets 1,500 kilometers (930 miles) away.

Missile tests revive fears of North Korea building capacity to strike against US allies
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Missile tests revive fears of North Korea building capacity to strike against US allies

The tests came before US special representative for North Korea, Sung Kim, was to meet his South Korean and Japanese counterparts in Tokyo this week to discuss stalled talks with North Korea