Tag: North Korea

  • State of the Union: Trump announces second North Korea summit

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    US President Donald Trump has announced in his State of the Union speech that he will hold a second nuclear summit with North Korea’s leader this month. In an address to the nation with the theme “Choosing Greatness”, he vowed once again to build a border wall. While appealing for political unity, the Republican president […]

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  • US-China trade war: Deal agreed to suspend new trade tariffs

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    US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed to halt new trade tariffs for 90 days to allow for talks, the US says. At a post-G20 summit meeting in Buenos Aires, Mr Trump agreed not to boost tariffs on $200bn (£157bn) of Chinese goods from 10% to 25% on 1 January. […]

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  • US-China trade war: Deal agreed to suspend new trade tariffs

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    US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed to halt new trade tariffs for 90 days to allow for talks, the US says. At a post-G20 summit meeting in Buenos Aires, Mr Trump agreed not to boost tariffs on $200bn (£157bn) of Chinese goods from 10% to 25% on 1 January. […]

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  • Crypto Is More Centralized Than North Korea, Says ‘Dr. Doom’ Economist Roubini

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    American Economist Nouriel Roubini has stated that cryptocurrency is more centralized than North Korea in a tweet October 7. New York University professor Roubini, better known as “Dr. Doom” for his alleged prediction of the 2008 Financial crisis, has repeatedly criticized claims that decentralized in cryptocurrency exists. In his tweet today, the Harvard-educated economist again repeated his argument, this time calling […]

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  • North Korea is Using Cryptocurrency to Evade U.S. Sanctions: Experts

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    Two Washington-based financial experts say that North Korea is increasingly using cryptocurrency to evade U.S. Sanctions. According to Lourdes Miranda, a financial crimes investigator specialized in intelligence collection and analysis, and Ross Delston, an expert witness who specializes in anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism, Pyongyang is creating its own cryptocurrency and is likely also using popular […]

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  • North Korea to Host its First-Ever International Crypto Conference

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    Sanctions-hit North Korea is planning to host its first-ever international conference focusing on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology in October. According to Radio Free Asia, the event will be held in the hermit kingdom’s capital of Pyongyang and will stretch for two days beginning October 1. Per various reports, the conference is expected to attract blockchain […]

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  • Korea remains: US finds one ‘dog tag’ among war dead returned by North Korea

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    North Korea has returned 55 boxes believed to contain the remains of US troops killed during the Korean War, but included just one military identification tag, US officials say. A forensic expert said initial tests showed the remains were “likely to be American”. The boxes are en route from South Korea to Hawaii for extensive […]

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  • North Korea nuclear deal: US attitude ‘regrettable’, says Pyongyang

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    North Korea — North Korea accused the Trump administration on Saturday of pushing a “unilateral and gangster-like demand for denuclearization” and called it “deeply regrettable,” hours after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said his two days of talks in the North Korean capital were “productive.” Despite North Korea’s criticism, its Foreign Ministry said the North’s […]

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  • North Korea Has Held Military Parade For Winter Olympics

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    North Korea has held a military parade attended by leader Kim Jong-un, a day before the opening of the Winter Olympics in the South. The North often boasts of its parades but reports of this surfaced afterwards with TV only airing delayed footage. This event is usually held in April and moving it had been […]

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