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North Korea says sanctions threaten survival of its children

North Korea says sanctions threaten survival of its childrenBy Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) – North Korea told a U.N. rights panel that international sanctions imposed on it over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs would endanger the survival of North Korean children. Han Tae Song, Pyongyang’s ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, was speaking at a hearing of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child late on Wednesday.



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'South Park' Finally Attacks Trump Again, Focusing On North Korea

'South Park' Finally Attacks Trump Again, Focusing On North KoreaDonald Trump has returned to ruin the lives of citizens in “South Park” yet again, despite show creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker’s previous hints that the series wouldn’t satirize the president this season.



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Kim Vows To Tame 'Mentally Deranged' Trump As North Korea Threatens H-Bomb Test

Kim Vows To Tame 'Mentally Deranged' Trump As North Korea Threatens H-Bomb TestNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un made a rare, explosive address on Thursday, two days after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to “totally destroy” the isolated nation if provoked.



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How North Korea Could Start World War III: A War Between Russia and America

How North Korea Could Start World War III: A War Between Russia and AmericaUltimately, while American attempts to shoot-down a North Korean missile are unlikely to trigger an accidental nuclear war, it might not be good idea stress the Russian early warning system. The best option—time permitting—would be to forewarn Moscow of any attempt to shoot down a North Korean missile. If the United States decides to attempt to shoot down future North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests using the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system, it is likely that Russia’s early warning system will not mistake the interceptors for a potential nuclear attack.



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'The Sound of a Dog Barking.' North Korea Dismisses Trump's Threats

'The Sound of a Dog Barking.' North Korea Dismisses Trump's ThreatsNorth Korea's foreign minister has described as "the sound of a dog barking" President Donald Trump's threat to destroy his country.



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Trump jokes about 'deplorable' North Korea

Trump jokes about 'deplorable' North Korea"I'm happy you used the world 'deplorable,’” Trump told South Korean President Moon Jae-in. “That's been a very lucky word for me and many millions of people."



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Russia rebukes Trump over Iran, North Korea, accuses U.S. of missile treaty breach

Russia rebukes Trump over Iran, North Korea, accuses U.S. of missile treaty breachBy Andrew Osborn MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is “extremely concerned” by U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments questioning the Iran nuclear deal and suspects that Washington itself may have violated a landmark arms control treaty, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. Lavrov’s comments, made to Russian reporters at the United Nations in New York and published by his ministry on Wednesday, illustrate how deeply Moscow and Washington are at odds over an array of issues and suggest any attempts to improve already battered relations face an uphill struggle. Addressing the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, Trump said Iran’s 2015 pact with six world powers to curb its nuclear program in return for loosening economic sanctions was “an embarrassment to the United States”.



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Trump's North Korea threat leaves Asia struggling to explain

Trump's North Korea threat leaves Asia struggling to explainOfficials and pundits across Asia struggled Wednesday to parse Donald Trump's vow Tuesday at the U.N. General Assembly to "totally destroy North Korea" if provoked.



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Of Course Donald Trump Didn't Coin The North Korea 'Rocket Man' Nickname First

Of Course Donald Trump Didn't Coin The North Korea 'Rocket Man' Nickname FirstPresident Donald Trump was not the first to call a North Korean leader by the nickname “Rocket Man.” Trump used the term to describe the pariah state’s current dictator Kim Jong Un during his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.



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Trump warns U.S. may have to 'totally destroy' North Korea

Trump warns U.S. may have to 'totally destroy' North KoreaCondemning the “depraved” North Korean regime, the president mocked Kim Jong Un, saying: “’Rocket Man’ is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime." Trump’s stark message came in a speech in which he also sharply criticized China, mildly rebuked Russia, condemned Venezuela’s government, and suggested he might scrap the Iran nuclear deal.



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