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    North Korea Warns Biden Against ‘Hostile Policy’

    An official said President Biden had made “a big blunder” by characterizing the North’s nuclear arsenal as a threat to the United States.

    North Korea Launches Missile Test as Tensions Rise With U.S.

    The test was the first by Pyongyang since President Biden took office and came after it accused the United States and South Korea of raising “a stink” on the Korean Peninsula.

    North Korea Cuts Diplomatic Ties with Malaysia Over U.S. Extradition

    The extradition is part of Washington’s efforts to crack down on what it has called widespread sanctions-evading activities by North Korean businessmen and diplomats around the world.

    North Korea Accuses Washington of Raising ‘a Stink’ in First Comments on Biden

    The country took a confrontational stance against the United States in its first official remark directed at President Biden’s administration.

    South Korea Detains North Korean Who Crossed Demilitarized Zone

    The man breached the Koreas’ heavily armed land border, triggering an extensive manhunt in the South, officials said.
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