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July 25, 2017 10:48 PM North Korea: How Kim Jong Un’s Family Was Picked by Russia to Lead and Threaten America

Newsweek published this story under the headline of "Headless Beast: NORTH KOREA AFTER KIM” on July 18, 1994 after Kim Il Sung, then dictator of North Korea, died. In light of recent news involving North Korea and their threats against the US, Newsweek is republishing the story. For 46 years he had endured, presiding over the world's strangest, most isolated 17

July 25, 2017 8:33 AM China should plan for crisis on North Korea border, experts warn

China needs to start preparing for a possible crisis if tensions over North Korea’s nuclear weapons programme escalate into a military conflict, experts have warned. The stark assessment comes as hopes of a diplomatic solution to North Korea’s missile tests remain bleak and fears increase of a military showdown between Washington and Pyongyang 15

July 24, 2017 2:28 PM How ISIS Nearly Stumbled On The Ingredients For A 'Dirty Bomb'

On the day the Islamic State overran the Iraqi city of Mosul in 2014, it laid claim to one of the greatest weapons bonanzas ever to fall to a terrorist group: a large metropolis dotted with military bases and garrisons stocked with guns, bombs, rockets and even battle tanks. But the most fearsome weapon in Mosul on that day was never used by the terrorists 21

July 21, 2017 11:31 PM U.S. bans travel to North Korea after Warmbier death

First Published 43 minutes ago • Updated 39 minutes ago State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement, "Due to mounting concerns over the serious risk of arrest and long-term detention under North Korea's system of law enforcement, the secretary has authorized a Geographical Travel Restriction on all U.S. citizen nationals' use of a passport 26

July 21, 2017 2:41 PM North Korea tourism: US to ban Americans from visiting

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement that the ban would be published next week in the Federal Register, to come into effect 30 days later. US officials linked the move to the death of jailed American student Otto Warmbier. Once the ban is in effect, US citizens will need special validation to travel to or within North Korea 23

July 8, 2017 3:00 AM Crisis Averted: How to Deter North Korea's Nuclear Objectives

The latest North Korean missile test has added new urgency to the problem of North Korea. And the allies have no answer and the tensions between them are likely to grow. Newly elected South Korean president Moon Jae-in made his first visit to Washington last week. Both sides downplayed the potential tension from the meeting with President Donald Trump 17 3

July 7, 2017 4:25 PM G20 in Hamburg: Who are the protesters?

The pictures of protesters clashing with police in Hamburg made front pages around the world. According to Fox News' Eric Bolling, the protesters "are angry that America isn't footing the bill for every social justice issue the world can come up with". Speaking to experts and the protesters themselves, it is clear that is not true. In fact, protesters 20

June 27, 2017 10:53 PM Warning on Syria's chemical weapons is test of Trump's credibility, and of intelligence community he attacks

The Trump administration has sent the kind of dire warning — that Syria is planning another chemical weapons attack and would pay “a heavy price” if it followed through — that requires a credible messenger to have a receptive national and foreign audience. Yet the initial bafflement among U.S. defense officials after the warning came late Monday, coupled 24

June 13, 2017 11:18 AM Retired basketball star Dennis Rodman returns to North Korea

BEIJING Former National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Tuesday, returning to the increasingly isolated nuclear-armed country where he has previously met leader Kim Jong Un. Rodman was surrounded by journalists when he arrived at Beijing's airport to catch a flight for the North Korean capital, which he said he was visiting 26

June 10, 2017 11:04 AM For Labour’s Corbyn, strong result turns defeat into victory

LONDON — Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn lost Britain’s election, but his beaming smile and enthusiastic thumbs’ up the morning after was the demeanor of a man who knew he was nevertheless the winner. The party piled on votes and gained more than 20 new seats in Thursday’s election. It fell short of victory, but managed to frustrate Prime Minister 19