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US Bombers Conduct Military Drills Over Korean Peninsula
Two B-1B strategic bombers of the US Air Force trained with South Korea's F-15K fighter jets over and near the Korean peninsula in yet another show of force against North Korea, defence authorities here said on Wednesday. The bombers took off from the US Pacific territory of Guam on Tuesday night..
Trump, Top Defence Officials Discuss Options On North Korea
The White House has said US military leaders had briefed President Donald Trump on options regarding North Korea nuclear issue. US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford on Tuesday briefed Trump on a range of options to respond to any form of "ag..
North Korea Hackers ‘Steal US-South Korea War Plan’
Hackers from North Korea are reported to have stolen a large cache of military documents from South Korea, including the latest Washington-Seoul wartime operational plan, a ruling party lawmaker said on Tuesday. Citing information from unnamed defence officials, Democratic Party Representative Le..
North Korea Threatens Japan With Nuclear Destruction
North Korea on Tuesday threatened Japan with nuclear destructions in response to Tokyo's attempts to convince the international community to reject dialogue in favour of applying more pressure on Pyongyang. In an article released by Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), Pyongyang responded to Japane..
Tillerson’s Attempts To Negotiate With N. Korea A Waste Of Time: Trump
The President of the US said on Sunday that his secretary of state was wasting his time trying to negotiate with North Korea. Donald Trump made his remarks after Rex Tillerson had said in a press conference Saturday in Beijing that the US had established direct channels with the secretive Asian ..
North Korea Accuses US Of Exploiting American Student’s Death
North Korea on Friday accused the US of exploiting the death of Otto Warmbier, the American student who was held prisoner in Pyongyang for over a year. A Foreign Ministry spokesman accused Washington of lying about the case, after forensics results, released on September 28, failed to clarify the..
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Calls For Snap Election
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday called an early election as he seeks to secure a stronger mandate to overcome "a national crisis" amid rising threats from North Korea. Abe's decision comes amid rebounding approval ratings after a record low over the summer and with the opposition la..
US Has Not Declared War On North Korea: White House
The US has not declared war on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), the White House said on Monday, in response to remarks of the DPRK's top diplomat. "Last weekend, Trump claimed that our leadership wouldn't be around much longer. He declared a war on our country," Ri Yong-ho, the D..
US, North Korea War Of Words Worries China
China on Monday said it is worried about the escalating war of words between the US and North Korea and urged both the countries not to "add fuel to the fire". Washington and Pyongyang have traded insulting and personal remarks since North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful" nuclear test..
Trump Expands Travel Ban To North Korea, Chad
US President Donald Trump has issued a new order banning almost all travel to the country from seven nations, including North Korea and Chad, saying that the citizens of these countries pose a threat to the US national security. According to a New York Times report on Sunday, the new order is mor..