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Russia gave prior notice of missile test – US official

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Russia informed the United States in advance that it would carry out a launch Tuesday of an intercontinental ballistic missile, US officials said, downplaying the test amid tensions with Moscow.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US stresses limits of NKorea’s nuclear firepower

US Secretary of State John Kerry. AP FILE PHOTO

On the brink of an expected North Korean missile test, U.S. officials focused on the limits of Pyongyang’s nuclear firepower Friday, trying to shift attention from the disclosure that the Koreans might be able to launch a nuclear strike. They insisted that while the unpredictable government might have rudimentary nuclear capabilities, it has not proven it has a weapon that could reach the United States.

Posted: April 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

No panic in NKorea despite talk of missile test

South Korean soldiers guard at Unification Bridge near the border village of Panmunjom, that has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, north of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 11, 2013. As the world braced for a provocative missile launch by North Korea, with newscasts worldwide playing up tensions on the Korean Peninsula, the center of the storm was strangely calm. AP

As neighboring nations kept a close eye on missile movements in North Korea, people in the country’s capital began celebrating a series of April holidays, including the anniversary Thursday of their leader’s appointment as head of the ruling Worker’s Party.

Posted: April 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

SKorea ups alert ahead of North missile launch

In this Feb. 7, 2013 file photo, an unidentified U.S. Marine from 3-Marine Expeditionary Force 1st Battalion from Kaneho Bay, Hawaii, aims his gun during a joint military winter exercise with their South Korean counterparts in Pyeongchang, east of Seoul, South Korea. As tensions rise on the Korean Peninsula, one thing remains certain: All sides have good reason to avoid an all-out war. The last one, six decades ago, killed an estimated 4 million people. AP FILE PHOTO/Lee Jin-man

South Korea raised its military watch alert to “vital threat” Wednesday ahead of an expected North Korean missile launch, as UN chief Ban Ki-moon warned the Korean peninsula may be slipping out of control.

Posted: April 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

North Korea honours nuclear scientists

This file photo taken on April 8, 2012 shows two North Korean soldiers standing guard in front of the Unha-3 rocket at Tangachai -ri space center. AFP FILE PHOTO

North Korea has awarded state medals and other honours to thousands of scientists and workers behind its recent nuclear test, state media said.

Posted: February 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

India tests nuke-capable missile able to hit China

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This photograph released by the Indian Ministry of Defense shows India’s Agni-V missile, with a range of 5,000 kilometers (3,100 miles), being launched from Wheeler Island off India's east coast, Thursday, April 19, 2012. India announced the successful test launch Thursday of the new nuclear-capable missile that would give it the capability of striking the major Chinese cities of Beijing and Shanghai for the first time. (AP Photo/Indian Ministry of Defense)

India announced the successful test launch Thursday of a new nuclear-capable missile that would give it the ability to strike the major Chinese cities of Beijing and Shanghai for the first time, a significant step forward in its aspirations to become a regional and world power.

Posted: April 19th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

India to test nuclear missile that can hit Beijing

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India is planning to test launch a new nuclear missile that for the first time would give it the capability of hitting the major Chinese cities of Beijing and Shanghai.

Posted: April 18th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Japan orders destruction of N. Korean rocket if necessary

Japan’s defense minister said Friday he had issued an order to shoot down a North Korean rocket if it threatens the nation’s territory, a planned launch that has raised global alarm bells.

Posted: March 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

S. Korea warns it might shoot down N. Korean rocket

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Seoul warned Monday that it might shoot down a North Korean rocket if it strays into South Korean territory, as worries about what Washington calls a long-range missile test overshadowed an international nuclear security summit.

Posted: March 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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