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North Korea stages large-scale artillery drill as U.S. submarine docks in South

SEOUL North Korea conducted a big live-fire exercise on Tuesday to mark the foundation of its military as a U.S. submarine docked in South Korea in a show of force amid growing concern over the North's nuclear and missile programmes.

23 Apr 2017

North Korea says ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier

SEOUL North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, as two Japanese navy ships joined a U.S. carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific.

22 Apr 2017

South Korea on heightened alert as North Korea readies for army anniversary

SEOUL/BEIJING South Korea was on heightened alert on Friday ahead of another important anniversary in North Korea, with a large concentration of military hardware amassed on both sides of the border amid concerns about a new nuclear test by Pyongyang. | Video

21 Apr 2017

Erhöhte Alarmbereitschaft in Südkorea vor Feiertag im Norden

Seoul/Peking In Südkorea herrscht vor einem wichtigen Feiertag im Nachbarland Nordkorea erhöhte Alarmbereitschaft.

19 Apr 2017

North Korean mock-up birthday video shows missiles blowing up U.S.

SEOUL North Korea put on a musical show to mark the birthday of founding father Kim Il Sung, which ended with a mock-up video of missiles engulfing the United States in flames, prompting cheers from the audience and smiles from current leader Kim Jong Un. | Video

19 Apr 2017

North Korean mock-up birthday video shows missiles blowing up U.S.

SEOUL, April 19 North Korea put on a musical show to mark the birthday of founding father Kim Il Sung, which ended with a mock-up video of missiles engulfing the United States in flames, prompting cheers from the audience and smiles from current leader Kim Jong Un.

14 Apr 2017

Noodles, not nukes: many in South Korea ignore tensions

SEOUL Many South Koreans marked "Black Day" on Friday, but it had nothing to do with concerns that North Korea may conduct a weapons test, or that the United States, the South's main ally, may launch a pre-emptive strike to stop it.

10 Apr 2017

China, South Korea discuss more sanctions on North Korea amid talk of Trump action

SEOUL/TOKYO China and South Korea agreed on Monday to slap tougher sanctions on North Korea if it carries out nuclear or long-range missile tests, a senior official in Seoul said, as a U.S. Navy strike group headed to the region in a show of force.

08 Apr 2017

North Korea calls U.S. strikes on Syria "unforgivable"

SEOUL North Korea said on Saturday U.S. missile strikes against a Syrian airfield on Friday were "an unforgivable act of aggression" that showed its decision to develop nuclear weapons was "the right choice a million times over".

07 Apr 2017

Is North Korea putting a nuclear-tipped bargaining chip on the table?

SEOUL As the leaders of China and the United States sit down for a summit on Thursday, North Korea has made sure it also has something on the negotiating table: A nuclear-tipped bargaining chip.

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