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N. Korea approves new front-line army duties amid tensions

Quick view lets you read headlines faster. (Jabin Botsford/The Post) Prosecutors are examining the former president’s actions and conversations with lawyers and other loyalists leading up to the attack on the Capitol, four people familiar with the probe said. MORE COVERAGE The coronavirus pandemic began in separate viral spillovers from…
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June 24, 2022
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Biden should return to ‘maximum pressure’ on North Korea

As Russia’s war in Ukraine grinds on, and China continues to escalate its aggressive rhetoric and actions against Taiwan, North Korea has reemerged to join the anti-Western pressure and diversion campaign. Iran likely is preparing for more trouble-making. U.S. and international observers are raising the likelihood that North Korean leader…
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June 14, 2022
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NKorea eyes crackdown as unity pushed

Read this in The Manila Times digital edition. STATE OF STRESS This photo released by the state-run Korean Central New Agency (KCNA) shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a meeting with officials of his Workers’ Party of Korea’s Central Committee in Pyongyang on Sunday, June 12, 2022. KCNA/KOREA…
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June 13, 2022
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Seoul: North Korea fires suspected artillery shells into sea

WASHINGTON: Leader of the free world sounds like a superhero character, but the Joe Biden heading this week to twin European summits is in reality a politically fragile president tasked, somehow, with resolving an unenviable string of diplomatic problems. Biden arrives Saturday in Germany for the G7 summit of major…
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June 13, 2022
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North Korea plans crackdown as Kim pushes for internal unity

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his top deputies have pushed for a crackdown on officials who abuse their power and commit other “unsound and non-revolutionary acts,” state media reported Monday, as Kim seeks greater internal unity to overcome a COVID-19 outbreak and economic…
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June 13, 2022