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North Korea still ‘serious and imminent threat’: Japan

North Korea still poses a "serious and imminent threat", Japan said Tuesday in its first annual defence review since an outbreak of diplomacy on...

Scrapped drill with South Korea would have cost $14 mn: Pentagon

When President Donald Trump announced the US would halt joint military drills with South Korea, he backed his controversial move by citing the "tremendous"...

No plans to cut back US-South Korea drills: Pentagon

The Pentagon is not considering cutting back the joint US-South Korean military exercises that have drawn angry condemnation from Pyongyang ahead of a planned...

North Korea casts doubt on Trump summit

North Korea on Wednesday (May 16) called into question a much-anticipated and unprecedented summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald...

North Korea’s Kim greets Chinese official, calls for stronger ties

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un personally greeted a top Chinese official in Pyongyang and called for stronger ties with Beijing, state media from...
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US, South Korea begin low-key army drills amid diplomatic thaw

The United States and South Korea kicked off a low-key joint military drill Sunday as a diplomatic thaw over North Korea gathered pace. Tension on...

Pentagon looks to counter rivals’ hypersonic missiles

Even as the Pentagon hustles to ensure that its defenses keep pace with North Korea's fast-growing rocket program, US officials increasingly are turning attention...

Test of US-Japanese missile interceptor fails again

A test of a US missile interceptor failed in Hawaii on Wednesday (Jan 31), a defence official said, marking the second such unsuccessful attempt...

Tokyo simulates first military attack since WWII amid North Korea threat

Hundreds of Tokyo residents scrambled for cover Monday (Jan 22) in the Japanese capital's first evacuation drill for a military attack since World War...

‘Serious’ US training for eventual North Korea conflict: congressman

The US military is conducting "very serious" training for a possible conflict with North Korea, a top Republican lawmaker said Tuesday, though he said...