Japan must brace itself for the possible launch of a nuclear-armed North Korean missile over its territory if the regime carries out a threat to test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean, Japan’s defence minister has said.
The warning followed an extraordinary exchange of insults between Donald Trump and North Korea in response to the US president’s threat at the UN general assembly to “totally destroy” the country if Washington was forced to defend itself or its [...]
Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi emerge from dinner with president claiming a plan to pair the Dream Act with border security measures, excluding the wall
Senior Democrats stunned Washington on Wednesday by claiming that they had agreed with Donald Trump on a plan to protect so-called Dreamers, young immigrants who were brought illegally to the US as children.
Military responds to North Korean nuclear test with show of force and new missile deployment
South Korea has responded to Sunday’s nuclear test by North Korea with a huge show of military force and moves to boost its ability to counter missile attacks from its neighbour.
The army and air force drills, held at an undisclosed location on Monday morning, involved launching ballistic missiles in a simulated strike against North Korea’s Punggye-ri nuclear test site – the scene [...]
UN security council unanimously condemns launch and demands Pyongyang halt its ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programmes
North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, has warned that Tuesday’s missile launch over Japan was a “meaningful prelude to containing” the US Pacific territory of Guam, adding that his regime would conduct more ballistic missile tests.
North Korea confirmed the test hours before the UN security council unanimously condemned the launch and repeated demands that Pyongyang halt its ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programmes.[...]