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Four killed in explosion at a South Korean shipyard

An explosion at a shipyard in South Korea owned by STX Offshore & Shipbuilding killed four workers on Sunday, the country's fire department said, as cited by Reuters. The department did not give the cause of the blast. Korean media reports said a tank exploded...

South Korea, US ready for war games, military

Military officials said they plan to move ahead with large-scale US-South Korea exercises later this month that North Korea claims are a rehearsal for war, told Associated Press on Friday. The exercises are an annual event, but come as Pyongyang says it is readying a...

South Korea urges North to stop all actions that are raising tensions on peninsula

Seoul urged North Korea on Thursday to stop all action that is driving up tension on the Korean Peninsula, told Reuters. The government also said it will seek all methods possible to resolving tensions with the cooperation of other countries. The remarks were made by...

US-North Korea war of words

South Korea has branded as unhelpful the recent threat by North Korea to launch a missile strike against the US Pacific territory of Guam. North Korea’s military has warned that the attack on Guam would be carried out in a “multi-current and consecutive way”...

Korean Peninsula tensions

The Chinese Foreign Minister has condemned South Korea’s recent missile launch and urged all relevant parties to exercise restraint. Wang Yi made the remarks following a meeting with his Turkish counterpart in Beijing. Last week, Pyongyang announced that it had successfully tested another intercontinental ballistic...

China strongly urges S. Korea and US to stop THAAD deployment

North Korea missile launch was ICBM, confirms Pentagon
China strongly urged the Republic of Korea and the United States to respect China's concerns and stop their deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang made the remarks in response to reports that ROK President Moon Jae-in on...

US, South Korea fire short-range missiles into Sea of Japan

US, South Korea fire short-range missiles into Sea of Japan
US, South Korea fire short-range missiles into Sea of Japan in response to North Korea’s latest ICBM launch, reported ABC news on late Friday. An initial assessment shows that North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) today that flew for more than 40 minutes,...

US, South Korea stage joint ballistic missile exercise following North’s ICBM

South Korea and United States stage joint ballistic missile exercise in response to North Korea's ICBM launch on Friday, reported South's Younhap news agency. The South Korean and US militaries staged the launch in direct response to Pyongyang, according to South Korea's Yonhap News Agency. UN...

US, South Korea discussed “military” options in response to North Korea

The United States and South Korea have discussed “military” options in response to North Korea’s launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, the Pentagon says. Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis confirmed Friday that North Korea had launched an ICBM which flew for approximately 1,000 kilometers (620...

THAAD to be deployed at US base in South Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has announced that a new set of missile interception launch platforms will be deployed at a US military base in South Korea, according to South Korea Yonhap news agency.

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