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US aircraft carriers in rare Pacific operation amid North Korea tensions

Three US aircraft carriers will stage joint drills in the western Pacific for the first time in a decade, the US Navy said Thursday,...

Pentagon chief says US admin backs Tillerson´s North Korea effort

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis tried to clear up doubts about the US administration’s North Korea strategy Tuesday, backing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s effort...
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US warns North Korea will be ‘destroyed’ if threats continue

Donald Trump's administration ramped up the pressure on North Korea on Sunday (Sep 17) ahead of a week of high-stakes diplomacy at the United...

North Korea fires missile over Japan

North Korea fired an intermediate range ballistic missile eastwards over Japan and into the Pacific on Friday, the US said, its latest provocation amid...

Japan PM urges stronger defence amid North Korea worries

Japan's prime minister on Monday (Sept 11) called for a boost to the country's defences in the face of North Korean threats, warning that...

North Korea: fears of nuclear test as earthquake detected

Geological agencies have detected an earthquake in North Korea that signals it conducted its sixth nuclear test. The presumed test rachets up tensions after...

North Korea warns Japan of ‘imminent self-destruction’

Nuclear-armed North Korea has warned Tokyo against "imminent self-destruction" for siding with Washington, as tensions soar after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan. The North...
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North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan

Nuclear-armed North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday in a major escalation by Pyongyang amid tensions...

US Marines may ground aircraft after latest deadly crash

The US Marine Corps may ground its entire air fleet for a safety review following the crash of an Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft in Australia...

North Korea says ballistic missile test successful: media

North Korea confirmed its recent test-firing of a ballistic missile was "successful", the state-run news agency KCNA reported Tuesday, a day after the projectile...