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  1. 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 ...

  2. Seoul sceptical of nuclear 'deal'

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Andrew Salmon in Seoul While the world hails an apparent breakthrough in talks- brokered between Washington and Pyongyang in Beijing- regarding North Korea's nuclear plans, experts ... that in return for 240,000 tonnes of American food aid, Pyongyang would suspend nuclear tests, long-range missile launches and enrichment of uranium, and would also allow back international nuclear ...

  3. Sub visit shows how far Sino-US ties have to go

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Greg Torode greg.torode@scmp.com If the visit of nuclear-powered submarine USS Hampton to Hong Kong this week symbolises the thaw in Sino-US military ties, it also shows just how far the fledgling relationship still has to go. The Hampton, flanked by a specialised support ship, the USS Frank Cable, is the first US nuclear sub to stop in the city in three years, but no local ...

  4. News - World - US DEFENCE

    Nuclear arms stockpile requires overhaul, US officials say

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 11:40am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington Defence chiefs in Washington tell House committee America's nuclear arsenal is in need of an urgent upgrade if the US is maintain its deterrent The US nuclear ... to give policymakers the confidence they need to pursue President Barack Obama’s goal of deeper cuts to the nuclear stockpile. “Modernisation work of this kind is expensive, but there is no doubt ...

  5. News - China - NUCLEAR TENSION

    War of words grows between US and Beijing over North Korea nuclear test

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Blame game over Pyongyang's third nuclear test intensifies as official news agency rounds on US media's coverage of Beijing's policies War of words over North Korea's bomb Washington, rather than Beijing, should take greater responsibility for Pyongyang's third nuclear test last week, Xinhua said in a commentary attacking foreign media reports ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Tornadoes strike Oklahoma City again, killing at least nine

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Oklahoma Eleven days after savage twister flattened suburb of Moore, Midwestern community awakes again to scene of destruction and at least nine deaths Round two for Oklahoma City as tornadoes strike Eleven days after a tornado killed 24 people and destroyed hundreds of homes, Oklahoma City and its suburbs awoke yesterday to the aftermath of Round 2. A storm ...

  7. World's powers should keep space missile-free

    Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Space has remained largely arms-free, thanks partly to the Outer Space Treaty banning nuclear or mass-destruction weapons in orbit, and partly to a long pause in anti-satellite missile tests. This is the way it should be. But the position has been disturbed, first by China and now the United States, with missile strikes on defunct satellites. The missile strikes have naturally ...

  8. News - China

    China, US to form group on climate change

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... The initiative came as US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Beijing for talks with top leaders focused largely on the nuclear crisis on the Korean peninsula. But the issue of how to deal with climate ... concerning "climate change and its worsening impacts". Those included rising global temperatures, rapid melting of Arctic sea ice and "the striking incidence of extreme weather events ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama, India’s leader seek to reinvigorate ties

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 06:27pm by Associated Press in Washington

    ... for moving forward on defence and civil nuclear agreements. US efforts to counter China’s growing influence and the tenuous situation in Afghanistan will be strong undertones, even if the leaders ... it stands next to China.” Former State Department official Daniel Markey A landmark agreement on civil nuclear technology forged between Singh and former president Bush has failed to yield ...

  10. Small steps towards a sound relationship

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The latter needs particular attention, given North Korea's threat to test another nuclear device and the continued challenges posed by Islamic extremism in Pakistan and Afghanistan. China and the United States have key roles to play on both these issues. Further afield, China's help will be needed to curb Iran's nuclear proliferation, end ethnic unrest in Sudan ...




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