N. Korea missile firing raises nuclear attack fears

North Korea launched a long-range missile capable of reaching the U.S. on Monday, Japanese and South Korean officials said, as Pyongyang warned of a “touch-and-go situation” on the Korean peninsula. North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) into the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan, on Monday, which could have a […]

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N Korea threatens US with “quick, overwhelming action”

The influential sister of North Korea’s leader warned Tuesday that her country is ready to take “quick, overwhelming action” against the United States and South Korea, a day after the U.S. flew a nuclear-capable B-52 bomber in a demonstration of strength against the North. The U.S.-South Korean training on Monday involving the B-52 bomber over […]

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North Korea threatens strong response to US nuclear drills

North Korea has warned the United States and South Korea that planned military drills this month will be met with “unprecedentedly persistent and strong counteractions.” The hermit nation’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs made the threat Friday after South Korea and the U.S. announced joint military drills have been planned that will focus on addressing North […]

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Pelosi called ‘worst destroyer of international peace’ by North Korea

North Korea on Saturday called U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi “the worst destroyer of international peace and stability,” accusing her of inciting anti-North Korea sentiment and enraging China during her Asian tour earlier this week. Pelosi traveled to South Korea after visiting Taiwan, which had prompted China to launch military exercises including missile strike training […]