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USFK commander strongly disputes North Korea’s claim of no coronavirus cases

Pedestrians wear face masks to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Wednesday, April 1, in Pyongyang, North Korea. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. AP-Yonhap

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NK propaganda outlet calls recent launches ‘self-defensive’

A North Korean propaganda outlet lashed out at South Korea on Friday for what it called an attempt to mislead the public over its recent “self-defensive” firing drills. North Korea fired two projectiles, which Seoul said were short-range ballistic missiles, toward the East Sea on Sunday, marking the fourth major weapons test this year. South […]

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US senators urge Trump administration to strengthen NK sanctions enforcement

Two U.S. senators have urged Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to step up enforcement of sanctions on North Korea. In a letter dated March 31, Sens. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) said North Korea poses a “growing threat” amid stalled denuclearization talks between Washington and Pyongyang. Menendez, ranking […]

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N. Korea fires 2 short-range ballistic missiles into East Sea

North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles toward the East Sea on Sunday, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said, the latest in a series of projectile launches even as the country is on high alert against the coronavirus. Both were fired northeastward from the eastern coastal city of Wonsan […]

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