U.S., South Korea drill to model attack on North's nuclear facility

Sep 19, 2016

U.S., South Korea drill to model attack on North's nuclear facility

South Korean and U.S. warplanes will simulate strikes on North Korea’s nuclear facilities in drills in Alaska next month, the Yonhap news agency quoted unidentified military officials as saying. The maneuver will take part amid Exercise Red Flag, held at Eielson Air Force Base ...

LDP groups ask Abe for tougher sanctions on North Korea

Sep 17, 2016

LDP groups ask Abe for tougher sanctions on North Korea

Two groups from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party have submitted to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a request to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea following its fifth nuclear test. In the request, submitted Friday, the LDP’s Headquarters for North Korean Abductions and Foreign Affairs ...

Pyongyang ready to 'counterattack' amid U.S. 'provocation'

Sep 16, 2016

Pyongyang ready to 'counterattack' amid U.S. 'provocation'

North Korea is ready to “counterattack” in the face of ongoing “provocation” from the United States, its foreign minister said Thursday amid a spike in tension caused by Pyongyang’s latest nuclear test. “The Korean people have indicated that we are ready to wage a ...