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North Korea still ‘serious and imminent threat’: Japan

1 month, 20 days ago
North Korea still poses a “serious and imminent threat”, Japan said Tuesday in its first annual defence review since tensions eased on the Korean peninsula. Japan's 2018 defence white paper also took aim at China's rise as a military…

China says war must not be allowed on Korean peninsula

10 months, 4 days ago
BEIJING: War must not be allowed to break out on the Korean peninsula and the issue must be resolved through talks, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday, while U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned of the danger of…

China holds wargames as North Korea tensions spike

1 year, 2 months ago
SHANGHAI: The navy and air force of China flexing their muscles in live-fire drills in seas adjacent to the Korean Peninsula, the defence ministry said, amid regional tensions over North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weaponry. The…

US deploys warships to Korean Peninsula

1 year, 6 months ago
WASHINGTON: The US Navy said Saturday it had sent a carrier-led strike group to the Korean peninsula in a show of force against North Korea's "reckless" nuclear weapons programme. The move will raise tensions in the region and comes hard…

China, Russia rap US missile defence plan in S. Korea

2 years, 5 months ago
BEIJING: China and Russia on Friday rapped US plans to put a missile defence system on the Korean peninsula, less than 24 hours after Pyongyang twice tested projectiles thought to be capable of reaching American territory.