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  1. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korea launches military drill with US despite North’s opposition

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:22pm by AFP

    ... a "merciless" retaliatory strike. The "Ulchi Freedom Guardian" exercise will last until August 29. Although largely played out on computers, the drill involves tens of thousands of South ... simulate the response to a nuclear attack threat, using a strategy of "tailored" deterrence developed last year at annual South Korea-US defence talks. North Korea has repeatedly called ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1576169/south-korea-launches-military-drill-us-despite-norths-opposition
  2. News - Asia

    South Korea and US sign pact to deter North Korea nuclear strike

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 02:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Operational plan establishes 'strategic framework' for dealing with 'key North Korean nuclear threat scenarios' South Korea and the United States signed a new strategic pact on Wednesday that provides a “tailored” deterrence against the specific threat of a nuclear attack from North Korea. The operational plan establishes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1322823/south-korea-and-us-sign-pact-deter-north-korea-nuclear-strike
  3. News - World - IRAN

    Iran nuclear talks break up with mixed signals on chances of progress

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 05:10am by MCT

    ... McClatchy Tribune in Vienna Envoys report only limited progress but hold out hope for pact with Tehran by July deadline Mixed signals as talks on Iran nuclear deal break up Negotiators trying to come up with a comprehensive agreement on Tehran's nuclear programme remained far apart on key issues as they closed their sixth round of talks. With one month to go ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1537922/iran-nuclear-talks-break-mixed-signals-chances-progress
  4. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Pyongyang lacks means for nuclear strike on US, experts say

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

    ... Reuters in Washington North Korea’s explicit threats this week to strike the United States with nuclear weapons are rhetorical bluster, as the isolated nation does not yet have the means ... lighter and diversified nuclear strike means,” an apparent reference to miniaturized nuclear weapons. It was the latest in a stream of invective from Pyongyang against what it apparently sees ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1207482/pyongyang-lacks-means-nuclear-strike-us-experts-say
  5. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINUSULA

    North Korea approves nuclear strike on US as Hagel admits 'real and clear danger'

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 08:36am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korea dramatically escalated its warlike rhetoric on Thursday, warning that it had authorised plans for nuclear strikes on targets in the United States. ... nuclear strike means”. “The merciless operation of our revolutionary armed forces in this regard has been finally examined and ratified,” the statement said. Last month, North Korea threatened ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1206787/north-korea-approves-nuclear-strike-united-states
  6. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea nearly ready for fourth nuclear test, Seoul says

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:49pm by AP

    ... ago, Pyongyang threatened nuclear strikes against Seoul and Washington in protest over tougher US sanctions following its third bomb test. ... Associated Press in Seoul South Korea's defence minister says Pyongyang is ready to detonate a nuclear device as soon as the decision is made but may hold off N Korea 'nearly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1507448/north-korea-ready-its-fourth-nuclear-test-says-seoul
  7. News - World - SPACE

    Risk of ‘city-killing’ asteroid striking Earth higher than thought, experts warn

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 10:20am by Reuters at Cape Canaveral, Florida

    ... striking Earth is higher than scientists previously believed, a non-profit group building an asteroid-hunting telescope said on Tuesday. A global network that listens for nuclear weapons detonations detected 26 asteroids that exploded in Earth’s atmosphere from 2000 to last year, data collected by the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organisation shows. The explosions include ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1494960/risk-city-killing-asteroid-striking-earth-higher-thought-experts-warn
  8. News - World - GAZA

    Israeli air strike kills three Hamas commanders as conflict resumes in Gaza

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 07:08pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Gaza Targets are most senior Hamas figures killed since 2012 as conflict resumes after collapse of ceasefire Israel killed three senior Hamas commanders in an air strike ... the Hamas leaders “planned deadly attacks against Israeli civilians”. After six weeks of conflict in which more than 2,000 Palestinians have been killed, most of them civilians, Israeli air strikes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1578584/israeli-air-strike-kills-three-hamas-commanders-gaza
  9. News - World

    UN's nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano to visit Tehran for talks

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 01:25am by REUTERS. AP

    ... Agencies in Vienna and Tehran Nuclear watchdog is concerned at Iran's lack of transparency ahead of key deadline IAEA chief heads to Tehran for talks UN nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano will visit Iran tomorrow to try to advance cooperation with the agency's inquiry into Tehran's nuclear activities. The visit comes before an August 25 deadline for Iran ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1574577/uns-nuclear-watchdog-chief-yukiya-amano-visit-tehran-talks
  10. Sport - YOUTH OLYMPICS

    Fencers Ryan Choi and Albert Chien strike Asian team gold for Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:52pm by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung in Nanjing kevin.kung@scmp.com Ryan Choi and Albert Chien are part of the Asian team who win the mixed continental team event, beating a strong Europe side in the final Fencing duo strike gold for Hong Kong Hong Kong rejoiced in their first gold medal at a Youth Olympic Games yesterday after Ryan Choi Chun-yin and Albert Chien Kei-hsu joined four other Asian fencers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/article/1577857/fencers-ryan-choi-and-albert-chien-strike-asian-team-gold-hong-kong

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