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Latest missile test will enable North Korea to fire NUCLEAR warhead at US

Latest missile test will enable North Korea to fire NUCLEAR warhead at US

The crackpot dictator accused the United States of “browbeating” countries “that have no nukes” as hostilities escalate. Kim Jong-Un has boasted that his latest missile test was aimed at ensuring North Korea is capable of firing a “large scale nuclear warhead”. The secretive state fired a ballistic missile that landed in the sea near Russia […]

May 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
North Korea has missiles powerful enough to launch strike at America

North Korea has missiles powerful enough to launch strike at America

Japan and South Korea said the missile reached an altitude of 2,000 km (1,245 miles) and landed just 60 miles south of Russia. Kim Jong-un’s latest missile launch suggests North Korea has a weapon capable of striking at the US, experts have warned. Japan and South Korea said the missile reached an altitude of 2,000 […]

May 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Trump confers with Asia allies on North Korea nuclear threat

Trump confers with Asia allies on North Korea nuclear threat

U.S. President Donald Trump is stepping up outreach to allies in Asia to discuss the North Korean nuclear threat and gain their backing if action is needed, a top White House official said on Sunday. White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said Trump would speak to the leaders of Singapore and Thailand on Sunday, […]

April 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
Military preparations underway on North Korea, Trump aide says

Military preparations underway on North Korea, Trump aide says

A senior Trump administration official said there are “military preparations that are underway” as part of a plan to respond to North Korea’s nuclear saber-rattling. “What you’ve seen is a really integrated effort to prioritize diplomatic and informational aspects of national power, but also what you will see soon is using the economic dimension of […]

April 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
North Korea, again, demands halt to US-South Korea war games

North Korea, again, demands halt to US-South Korea war games

Mar 30, – In the Koreas, the cycle of tensions is as predictable as the changing of the seasons — they surge every spring, when Washington and Seoul hold their annual Key Resolve and Foal Eagle military exercises. This year’s drills, which are to continue through April, are not only bigger but also reportedly include […]

March 30, 2016 | By | Reply More
S. Korea leader calls for Chinese help to punish North Korea

S. Korea leader calls for Chinese help to punish North Korea

Jan 13, – Park Geun-hye’s comments came as Seoul said North Korea had flown leaflets across the border describing her and her government as “mad dogs” as Cold War-style propaganda warfare continued between the rivals. South Korea’s president on Wednesday urged North Korea’s only major ally, China, to help punish Pyongyang’s recent nuclear test with […]

January 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
North Korea warns of war with South after artillery fire

North Korea warns of war with South after artillery fire

Aug 21, – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday declared his front-line troops in a “quasi-state of war” and ordered them to prepare for battle a day after the most serious confrontation between the rivals in years. South Korea’s military on Thursday fired dozens of artillery rounds across the border in response to […]

August 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
South Korea reports 16th MERS death and five new cases

South Korea reports 16th MERS death and five new cases

Jun 15, – Seoul also declared five new patients — bringing the total number of cases including the deaths to 150 — as fears grew over the impact of the outbreak on Asia’s fourth-largest economy. South Korea Monday reported its 16th death in an expanding MERS outbreak, as President Park Geun-Hye called for efforts to […]

June 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Saudi Arabia rejects seat on UN Security Council

Saudi Arabia rejects seat on UN Security Council

Oct 18, – Saudi Arabia on Friday rejected its freshly-acquired seat on the U.N. Security Council, saying the 15-member body is incapable of resolving world conflicts such as the Syrian civil war. The move came just hours after the kingdom was elected as one of the Council’s 10 nonpermanent members. In a statement carried by […]

October 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
Easing tensions North, South Korea set date for high-level talks

Easing tensions North, South Korea set date for high-level talks

June 10, AP Officials from both sides formally set the date for two-day high-level talks in the South Korean capital during marathon negotiations, the South’s Unification Ministry reported Monday. North and South Korea have agreed to hold senior-level talks this week in Seoul. The deal comes as a breakthrough of sorts after months of tensions […]

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