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Taiwan launches submarine project in face of China threat

Mar 21, 2017

Taiwan launches submarine project in face of China threat

Taiwan’s president Tsai Ing-wen launched the island’s first ever homegrown submarine project Tuesday in the face of what the government says are growing military threats from China. The move comes after China sent its only aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, through the Taiwan Strait in ...

North Korea nuclear program in 'new phase,' IAEA's Amano says

Mar 21, 2017

North Korea nuclear program in 'new phase,' IAEA's Amano says

North Korea’s uranium enrichment facility has doubled in size over the last few years, the U.N.’s atomic watchdog chief has warned, as global tensions grow over Pyongyang’s burgeoning nuclear weapons program. Yukiya Amano, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, told The Wall Street ...

North Korea defiant amid threat of U.S. military strike

Mar 21, 2017

North Korea defiant amid threat of U.S. military strike

North Korea said Monday it is not frightened by U.S. threats of possible pre-emptive military action to halt its nuclear and missile buildup. A spokesman for North Korea’s Foreign Ministry slammed U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s recent talk of tougher sanctions, more pressure, ...