North Korea to mass-produce missiles

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After a successful missile launch test, North Korea confirmed its combat readiness. The missile is believed to be able to reach Japan and Hawaii. The missile, Pukguksong-2, which is solid fueled, flew about 500 kilometers and reached a height of 560 kilometers on Sunday.

Kim Jong Un, North Korean Leader, said that the missile should “be rapidly mass-produced.” North Korean’s often stated goal is to perfect a nuclear warhead that it can put on a missile capable of hitting Washington or other U.S. cities.

A UN Security council consultation is being held on Tuesday at the request of US, Japan and South Korea.

David Wright, an expert on missiles and nuclear program said that the missile could have been flown farther but was fired on a ‘lofty’ trajectory.

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So it seems North Korea was finally able to develop something in all the years when other nations were trying to talk it out of this.

North Korea ready to sink US aircraft carrier; detains an US citizen

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North Korea’s ruling Workers’ Party commented that their forces are combat-ready to sink a US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier with a single strike. It said that that such a strike will be an actual example to show its military’s force. The commentary was carried on page three of the newspaper, after a two-page feature about leader Kim Jong Un inspecting pig farm.

North Korea also detained a man named Tony Kim, a US citizen who has been in North Korea for a month teaching accounting at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology according to the institution’s chancellor Chan-Mo Park. Tony was arrested at Pyongyang International Airport on his way out of the country.

North Korea will mark the 85th anniversary of the foundation of its Korean People’s Army on Tuesday, and might test some of its weapons as has been the tradition.

Currently, USS Carl Vinson along with Japanese warships Samidare and Ashigara are spread in the waters around the Korean Peninsula to strike the North if it test any nuclear missiles.

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Things are heating up in the Korean Peninsula. What will be Kim Jong Un’s move now!?

Malaysians not to leave North Korea

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Pyongyang banned all Malaysian Citizens to leave North Korea as tensions increase over the murder of Kim Jong-Nam in Kuala Lumpur Airport. However, the Malaysian diplomats and nationals will be allowed to conduct business and live normally.

The authorities still believe that North Korea is behind the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam, half-brother of the current North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, using VX nerve agent.

North Korea and Malaysia had unusually strong links for years, but have been set at loggerheads by the killing. Seoul (South Korea) has blamed Pyongyang for the assassination, although no evidence has been provided yet.

The North has yet to confirm the dead man’s identity but has denounced the Malaysian investigation as an attempt to smear North’s name.

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North Korean suspects fled Malaysia

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was assassinated by four people at Kuala Lumpur International Airport using a fast-acting poison last week (on Feb 13th 2017). The suspects include a North Korean man, a Vietnamese woman and an Indonesian woman.

South Korean and U.S. officials suspect North Korean government to be behind this operation, as the North Korean diplomats present in Kuala Lumpur sought to prevent an autopsy on the 46-year old Kim Jong Un’s body and demanded it be handed over.

Kim Jong Nam, the eldest son of the late North Korean leader Kim Jong II, had spoken out publicly against his family’s dynastic control of isolated, nuclear-armed North Korea. In fact, the young, unpredictable North Korean leader had issued a “standing order” for his elder half-brother’s assassination, and that there had been a failed attempt in 2012.

The police are of the notion that two women carried out the attack by thrusting a cloth seeped in some chemical into the face of Kim Jong Nam when he was in the departure lounge of the airport.

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