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North Korea Warns That Nuclear War Could Break Out Any Moment

North Korea warned that a nuclear war “may break out any moment” as the U.S. and South Korea began one of the largest joint naval drills off both the east and west coasts of the peninsula. Kim In Ryong, North Korea’s deputy ambassador to the United Nations, said on Monday that his nation had become a “full-fledged nuclear power which possesses the delivery means of various ranges” and warned that “the entire U.S. mainland is within our firing range.” He also called North Korea “a responsible nuclear state.” “As long…

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North Korean Hack of U.S. War Plans Shows Off Cyber Skills

The techno soldiers of Kim Jong Un are growing more aggressive in defending North Korea’s supreme leader against threats from The Interview.” If Kim’s cyber warriors have indeed stolen the top-secret intelligence, it raises alarms about the security of U.S.-South Korea information and the effectiveness of potential military options. “The plan is fundamental to conducting a war operation and leakage of even a small part of it is very critical,” Rhee Cheol-hee, the ruling party lawmaker, said in a telephone interview. “How could we fight against an enemy and win a…

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North Korea: US and its allies face shortage of good options

Pyongyangs latest missile test has revived calls to deal with Kim Jong-un. But all possible strategies carry huge risks North Koreas all options are on the table for blocking its nuclear weapons programme. Talk of a surgical strike often surfaces when politicians are contemplating military intervention in conflicts or troubled areas around the globe, perhaps because it carries connotations of a focused, efficient attack, with minimal collateral damage, like a clean surgical incision. That is a distracting illusion. Could North Korea trigger a nuclear war? There is no option for…

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Donald Trump declares patience is over with North Korea

South Koreas new leader Moon Jae-In says Trump accepts offer to visit Seoul, but they did not map out joint strategy on how to deal with North Korea President Donald Trump declared that the US had run out of patience with North Korea over its nuclear drive as he welcomed There was also deep anger in the United States after Otto Warmbier, an American student who was detained in North Korea on a tourist trip around 18 months ago, was returned home in a coma earlier this month. He died…

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North Korea launches missile salvo at area where US aircraft carrier fleet had sailed

Missiles land in part of Sea of Japan where USS Carl Vinson and USS Ronald Reagan had been conducting manoeuvres this week the North fired a short-range scud missile that landed in Japans maritime economic zone, drawing strong protests from Tokyo. The regime claimed that the rocket was equipped with a precision control guidance system and had landed within seven metres of its target. In mid-May, Moon Jae-in, a left-leaning liberal who supports US would not rule out military action to prevent the regime from developing a nuclear-armed missile capable…

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South Korea looks past Park as presidential election gets under way

Record turnout expected with electorate galvanised by anger over sprawling bribery and abuse-of-power scandal that brought down Park Geun-hye South Koreans have gone to the polls to choose a new president after abuse-of-power scandal that brought down Park and catalysed frustrations over jobs and slowing growth. Left-leaning Moon Jae-In, a former human rights lawyer, has held a commanding lead in opinion polls for months. The final Gallup Korea survey before a week-long pre-election blackout gave him 38% support, followed by former tech mogul Ahn Cheol-Soo on 20%. Hong Joon-Pyo, of…

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North Korea ‘ready for war’ after US navy strike team redeploys

Pyongyang cites reckless moves by US and says it will defend the country from invasion by powerful force of arms, according to reports North Korea has warned of catastrophic consequences in response to any further provocations by the US, days after a seen as a warning to North Korea, after Donald Trump said Washington was prepared to act alone if China failed to exert more pressure on its neighbour to halt its missile and nuclear weapons programmes. North Korea again defied UN resolutions banning it from developing ballistic missile technology…

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US navy strike group to move towards Korean peninsula, official says

Donald Trump speaks to acting leader of South Korea after Syria missile strike described by North as intolerable act of aggression The US navy will move a strike group towards the western Pacific Ocean to provide a presence near the Korean peninsula, a US official said on Saturday. The Carl Vinson strike group, which includes an aircraft carrier, will make its way from Singapore, according to the official, who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity. The news followed US missile strike on Syria on Thursday night an intolerable act…

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