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The biggest winner of the Winter Olympics is North Korea

Despite awful results in competition, the political victory is what Kim Jong-un came to South Korea for.
The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has seen some incredible feats of athleticism. From Shaun White's near perfect performance on the half pipe, or the American women overcoming Canada to take the...
22 February 2018 -
D. Montalto

North Korea renews its threats of nuking the United States

The Korean peninsula could see return of hostilities as America plans to increase its military presence in the region.
The 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea and the subsequent olive branch extended by North Korea, to South Korea. had raised hopes of a peaceful settlement to the problem in the Korean peninsula. The...
19 February 2018 -
P. Ghose

North Korea thanks South Korea for Olympic hospitality by stiffing them

South Korea spent a record $2.5 million to host hundreds of North Koreans during the games.
There was much optimism leading up to the Winter Olympics as North and South Korea engaged in mutually productive negotiations. The final result of the friendliest conversation between the two...
16 February 2018 -
D. Montalto
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    The much awaited Winter Olympics have taken off in Pyeongchang, South Korea, with the lighting of the Olympic flame cauldron.
    Yuna Kim, the figure skating champ of South Korea, lit the Olympic cauldron to signal the start of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. She is a figure skater forSouth Korea who bagged the gold at...
    10 February 2018
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  • Kim Jong-UNO: The adult card game you can play with your parents

    A review of the new card game Kim Jong-UNO, an irreverent take on the classic game UNO.
    Since 2011, small-time game creators have been trying to recreate the “bigger, blacker” lightning-in-a-bottle smash-hit Cards Against Humanity. Many of these games attempt to recreate the vibe of...
    15 February 2018
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  • Kim Jong-un has proved that President Moon cannot act without US approval

    What was apparent is now proved after Kim Jong invited Moon to North Korea that he is hostage to US policy in East Asia
    Kim Jong-un has done something which many thought was unthinkable. He invited the South Korean president Moon to Pyongyang in a personal invitation which was handed over by his sister during the...
    15 February 2018
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  • North Korea calls on all Koreans to push for unification

    The rare message from Kim Jong-un calls for peace without international help.
    North Korea made a rare call to all Koreans, both at home and abroad, to push for unification with South Korea. Pyongyang is seeking to "promote contact, travel, cooperation between North and South...
    25 January 2018
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  • What to watch for in President Trump's 'State of the Union' speech

    Tensions with North Korea, tax reform and looming government shutdowns should dominate the night.
    It has been just over one year since President Donald Trump has taken office. As he prepares to give his first "State of the Union" speech, the nation will undoubtedly be watching closely to see how...
    30 January 2018
    D. Montalto
  • 2018 Winter Olympics: Is the Korea reunification plan on the rocks?

    Hiccups for 2018 Winter Olympics as North Korea plays truant and cancels a joint cultural performance with the South.
    Kim Jong-un had sent out a message of peace to herald in 2018 by extending an olive branch to South Korea. He appeared to be serious as he reactivated the hotline that had been dead for two years and...
    30 January 2018
    P. Ghose
  • Hawaii missile alert caused by employee who mistook drill for actual attack

    Due to miscommunication, an employee mistook an unplanned drill for a real attack on Hawaii by North Korea.
    On January 13, Hawaii was shocked by a ballistic missile threat warning, broadcast via cellphones, TV and radio, with residents’ panic continuing for a full 38 minutes before it was announced that...
    31 January 2018
    A. Sewell
  • Trump courting disaster in dealing with North Korea

    A confrontation is building up with North Korea and hawks are advocating a limited strike to bring Kim to negotiating table.
    North Korea has been in the crosshairs of the United States for decades. The country under Kim Yong is hell-bent on becoming a nuclear power, and for some reason, the USA has been unable to stop...
    1 February 2018
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  • Washington is worried about the thaw in relations between Seoul and Pyongyang

    Kim Yo Jong, sister of Kim Jong-un, is in Seoul to attend the Winter Olympics and she could invite the South Korean president over to visit Pyongyang.
    The 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea could be a harbinger of peace in the tense Korean peninsula. The participation of North Korea is seen as a positive sign, and it has raised hopes of normalizing...
    9 February 2018
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