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White House targets North Korean economy with sanctions

President Donald Trump announced new sanctions against North Korea on Feb. 23, indicating an aggressive attempt to use economic means to put pressure on Kim Jong-un’s government, according to The New York Times.

North Korea to compete in winter Olympics

Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, announced on Jan. 17 that North and South Korea will participate together in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games as a joint team under a joint flag, according to BBC.

Trump administration opens communication with North Korea

The Trump administration acknowledged on Saturday, Sept. 30, that there are direct communications with North Korea after escalating verbal and military threats, according to The New York Times.

North Korean missile test-launches set world on edge

North Korea test-launched a ballistic missile directly over Japan in a brazen attempt to intimidate the country on Aug. 28, according to The New York Times.

Threat of nuclear war elevates between North Korea and U.S.

The United States and South Korea engaged in an annual joint military exercise on Aug. 2, according to CNN. The state-run North Korean newspaper Rodung Simnu warned against the exercise as it could further inflame the tense rhetoric between President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.

North Korea fails to launch missile

North Korea attempted to test launch a missile from the city of Sinpo on Sunday, April 16.

Kim Jong Nam’s murder under investigation

There have been many recent developments since North Korea’s Kim Jong Nam was killed while waiting for a plane at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia on Feb. 13.

North Korea launches ballistic missile

North Korea launched an extended range ballistic missile during the weekend of Feb. 11 that crashed in the East Sea approximately 300 miles from its launch site, according to NBC.

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