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  1. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    US reinforces Pacific missile defences as North Korea authorises strike plans

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul US bolsters defences against N Korea The United States has scrambled to reinforce its Pacific missile defences as North Korea pushed more global alarm buttons yesterday by announcing it had authorised plans for possible nuclear strikes on US targets. US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said Pyongyang's increasingly bellicose threats combined with its ...

  2. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea threatens to renege on reunions with South

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:47pm by AFP

    ... The US Pacific Command said in a statement that it has maintained a “rotational strategic bomber presence” in the region for more than a decade because such flights strengthened “regional ...

  3. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    US to send 800 more troops and improved equipment to South Korea

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 11:14pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Washington 800 soldiers and military equipment to be deployed as Pentagon stresses commitment to ally following rise in tensions with North Korea U.S. sends more troopsand tanks to S Korea The US is sending 800 additional troops to South Korea with upgraded equipment, the Pentagon said, citing the Obama administration's rebalance of forces to the Asia-Pacific ...

  4. News - China - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korean president puts China ahead of Japan in visiting Beijing

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by KIM WALL

    ... is Confucianism." It remains to be seen how Park will handle her position in a complex diplomatic triangle that spans the Pacific. Professor Kang Myung-koo, at Seoul National University, said he ...

  5. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Nations shrug off North Korea's warning of nuclear war

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... as war may break out. "The situation on the Korean Peninsula is inching close to a thermonuclear war," the Asia-Pacific Peace Committee said in a statement carried yesterday ... on invasion. Admiral Samuel Locklear, the head of US Pacific Command, testifying before the US Senate armed services committee yesterday, was asked if he supported knocking out any missile fired ...

  6. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    US F-22 stealth jets join South Korea military drills

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 10:47am by Reuters in Washington

    ... signed an order putting the North’s missile units on standby to attack US military bases in South Korea and the Pacific, after the stealth bomber flights. The F-22 jets will take part ... in the Western Pacific that US forces have been conducting since 2004. Japan’s Kyodo news agency quoted the top Japanese government spokesman, Yoshihide Suga, as condemning Pyongyang for “aggressive ...

  7. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    UN sets up commission of inquiry into rights abuses by North Korea

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Latest blast of rhetoric prompted by US use of nuclear-capable B-52 bombers and submarines in joint drills with S Korea North threatens U.S. bases in Pacific ... to destroy US bases "in the operational theatre of the Pacific" on Wednesday, as he directed a drone strike exercise. Still photographs broadcast on state television seemed to show what ...

  8. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Pyongyang lacks means for nuclear strike on US, experts say

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 09:22am by Reuters in Washington

    ... South Korea and Japan, as well as Okinawa, where there is still a large US military presence. But they do not have the range to hit even remote US Pacific territories. Another missile that US ... on condition of anonymity, said the United States believes the KN-08 could hit US Pacific territory Guam, Hawaii and Alaska, but not the US mainland. Another official acknowledged that the US estimate ...

  9. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea warns it cannot protect foreign embassies

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 08:03pm by AFP

    ... kilometres, which could theoretically be pushed to 4,000 with a light payload. That would cover any target in South Korea and Japan, and possibly even reach US military bases located on the Pacific ...

  10. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea urges foreigners in South to evacuate

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 03:38pm by AFP

    ... to a thermonuclear war,” the North’s Asia-Pacific Peace Committee said in a statement carried by the North’s official Korean Central News Agency. Saying it did not want to see foreigners in South Korea “fall ...




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