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North Korea Accuses CIA of Biochemical Plot to Assassinate Kim Jong-Un

Pyongyang (GPA) – Pyongyang says this effort from the U.S. and South Korea has gone “beyond the limits.” North Korea accused the CIA and South Korea’s intelligence service of attempting assassinate its leader, Kim Jong-Un, with a bio-chemical weapon. The statement from North Korea’s Ministry of State Security released Friday said the U.S. intelligence agency […]

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India Faces Growing Pressure over Kashmir

Kashmir (SCF) – International pressure on India to resolve the festering Kashmir conflict is likely to increase in the coming months. The situation in the Kashmir Valley, the epicenter of a powerful Pakistan-backed armed insurgency against the Indian state since 1990 and the main bone of contention in the India and Pakistan territorial dispute, has deteriorated […]

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TPP Nations Resume Trade Talks in Canada Without US

Ottawa (GPA) – Canada and Japan are looking to take the lead in the post-TPP world, while civic organizations warn against reviving the controversial trade pact. The 11 counties remaining in the Trans-Pacific Partnership after the U.S. pulled out of the deal began new talks Tuesday in Canada to define next steps, while civil society […]

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Trump Demands Payment for THAAD System He Sent to South Korea

Seoul (GPA) – After upsetting both adversaries and allies by moving a missile defense system to South Korea, Trump is now demanding payment for his idea. This week saw the arrival of a US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile system that was delivered to South Korea ahead of schedule under orders of the […]

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NYT’s ‘Impossible to Verify’ North Korea Nuke Claim Spreads Unchecked by Media

New York (FAIR) – Buoyed by a total of 18 speculative verb forms—five “mays,” eight “woulds” and five “coulds”—New York Times reporters David E. Sanger and William J. Broad (4/24/17) painted a dire picture of a Trump administration forced to react to the growing and impending doom of North Korea nuclear weapons. “As North Korea Speeds Its Nuclear […]

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Interview With Dermot Hudson of The Korean Friendship Association

London (GPA) – It’s time to clear up some common misconceptions about the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). That’s why we decided to speak with Dermot Hudson of the Korean Friendship Association. The western media is currently wall to wall coverage on the increasingly tense situation on the Korean Peninsula these past several weeks. […]

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Iran Becomes S Korea’s No.2 Oil Supplier in 1st Quarter of 2017

Seoul (Tasnim) – Iran ranked as South Korea’s second-biggest oil exporter over the first three months of 2017 for the first time ever, a report said. South Korea’s March imports from Iran more than doubled from a year ago to a record of 18.54 million barrels, or 597,935 barrels per day (bpd), data from state-run Korea […]

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Ukraine, Korea, Syria, Iran… Falsifying History is Uncle Sam’s Way to War

Washington, D.C. (SCF) – Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed the International Arctic Forum this week on the real and present dangers from falsifying history. He said such deliberate distortion of history erodes international law and order, creating chaos and leading to further conflict. The Russian leader deplored the use of history as an «ideological weapon» to demonize others, and he said […]

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A History of the 67 Year Build Up of Trump’s ‘Korean War’

Pyongyang (GPA) – There are rumors that when President-elect Donald Trump first met with then president Barack Obama, Trump was allegedly warned that there would be one major geopolitical hot spot that was likely to become a Gordian knot for the incoming regime. This eternal puzzle for the US global empire is of course the Democratic People’s’ Republic […]

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Indian Army Uses Protester as Human Shield in Kashmir

Kashmir (teleSUR) – An Indian Army spokesperson, Colonel Rajesh Kalia, said in a statement, “The contents of the video are being verified and investigated.” Video footage showing a young man tied to the front of an army vehicle being paraded in a village located in central Kashmir’s Budgam district went viral last week over social […]

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