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WAR: 3.5 million North Koreans join army, volunteer to fight the United States

North Korea said on Saturday nearly 3.5 million workers, party members and soldiers volunteered to join or rejoin its army to fight against the U.S. in the current geopolitical tension between Pyongyang and Washington. Rodong Sinmun, North Korea’s official newspaper, said the volunteers had offered to join or rejoin the People’s Army after the Korea Central News Agency (KCNA) issued ...

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North Korea Launches Long-Range Rocket in Defiance of U.N. Ban

North Korea launched a long-range rocket Sunday carrying what it said was a satellite, in defiance of United Nations sanctions barring it from using ballistic missile technology. “We have totally succeeded in launching the fourth Kwangmyongsong satellite,” North Korean state media said in a broadcast after the launch. It said the satellite reached its planned location in space in 9 ...

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has ordered his frontline troops to be ready for war, against a backdrop of rising military tensions between his country and South Korea. The announcement follows an exchange of artillery shells across the two countries’ heavily fortified border. The Demilitarized Zone is a legacy of the 1950-53 Korean War, which ended with an armistice, not ...

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North Korea’s vice premier may have been executed by firing squad this year after showing discontent with the policies of the country’s leader Kim Jong Un, a South Korean media report said on Wednesday. Yonhap News Agency cited an unnamed source as saying that the 63-year-old Choe Yong Gon, a former delegate for North-South cooperation, was executed, marking another death ...

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