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  • In International Flight, Volatile Conflicts Abound

    In International Flight, Volatile Conflicts Abound

    In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport. In Africa, the entire Sahel region is awash with weapons that include portable air defense systems leftover from the ouster of Moammar Ga...

  • North Korea Defends Missile Tests, Warns 'Gangster' US

    North Korea Defends Missile Tests, Warns 'Gangster' US

    North Korea's top military body on Monday defended its recent missile tests as a legitimate exercise in self-defence, and said South Korean and US charges of provocation were malicious and hypocritical.

  • Kim Jong-un Supervises Rocket Launches Near South Korean Border

    Kim Jong-un Supervises Rocket Launches Near South Korean Border

    North Korea on Tuesday showed detailed photos of Kim Jong Un directing rocket launches from a site close to the South in an apparent act of defiance that puts a personal face of its leader to actions provoking its neighbours.

  • North Korean Catholics Asked to Attend Pope's Mass

    North Korean Catholics Asked to Attend Pope's Mass

    The South Korean Catholic church says it has asked North Korea to send about 10 Catholics to a mass to be celebrated by Pope Francis during his August visit to Seoul.

  • South Korea Warns North Over Missile Tests

    South Korea Warns North Over Missile Tests

    South Korea on Tuesday warned North Korea it was playing a dangerous game with a series of missile, rocket and artillery tests that appear to be inching ever closer to their joint border.

  • North Korea Fires Dozens of Artillery Shells Into Sea

    North Korea Fires Dozens of Artillery Shells Into Sea

    North Korea fired dozens of artillery shells into the sea on Monday in a live-fire drill near the disputed maritime border with South Korea that followed a recent series of missile tests.

  • North Korea Again Test-Fires Missiles

    North Korea Again Test-Fires Missiles

    South Korean and Japanese media say North Korea has launched two ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast in its latest test-firing.

  • North Korea Condemns Visit by US Aircraft Carrier

    North Korea Condemns Visit by US Aircraft Carrier

    North Korea on Saturday condemned a port visit by a US aircraft carrier to the South as a "reckless" act of provocation following proposals by Pyongyang to ease cross-border tensions.

  • Hoping to Project Power, China Finds Itself Alone

    Hoping to Project Power, China Finds Itself Alone

    Nearly three decades after Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping famously instructed his diplomats to "be good at maintaining a low profile and never claim leadership," a new generation of rulers has made it clear that they're ready to shed the humility and s...

  • North Korea's Kim Jong-un Issues Warning at Live Rocket Firing Drill

    North Korea's Kim Jong-un Issues Warning at Live Rocket Firing Drill

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has warned the reclusive communist country could become "a bargaining chip for the strong" in a statement at a tactical rocket firing drill, official news agency KCNA reported early on Thursday.

  • North Korean Nuclear and Missile Expert Dies; More Missiles Fired

    North Korean Nuclear and Missile Expert Dies; More Missiles Fired

    A former North Korean missile expert who was placed under sanctions by the United Nations for his role in the country's nuclear and missile weapons programmes has died, state media said on Wednesday.

  • North Korea Fires Two Missiles: Seoul

    North Korea Fires Two Missiles: Seoul

    North Korea on Wednesday fired two suspected short-range missiles off its eastern coast in the latest in a series of missile tests, South Korea said.

  • South Korea Dancer Jailed For Contacting North Spy

    South Korea Dancer Jailed For Contacting North Spy

    A South Korean court on Tuesday sentenced the head of a traditional dance troupe to four years in prison after he was convicted of passing information to a North Korean spy.

  • North Korea Holds Mass Memorial For Kim Il-Sung

    North Korea Holds Mass Memorial For Kim Il-Sung

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un presided over a mass memorial meeting in Pyongyang on Tuesday to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of his grandfather and the nation's founder, Kim Il-Sung.

  • Japan Politician to Host Pro-Wrestling Exhibition in North Korea

    Japan Politician to Host Pro-Wrestling Exhibition in North Korea

    A Japanese wrestler-turned-politician said Monday that he would co-host an international wrestling exhibition in North Korea next month, just days after Tokyo revoked some of its unilateral sanctions against the isolated state.

  • North Korea Doubles Personnel in Its Cyber War Unit: Report

    North Korea Doubles Personnel in Its Cyber War Unit: Report

    The North's cyber war unit now has 5,900 personnel, compared with 3,000 two years ago, the South's Yonhap news agency said.

  • Bellicose North Korea Lightens up With Promise of Cheerleaders

    Bellicose North Korea Lightens up With Promise of Cheerleaders

    North Korea said on Monday it will send cheerleaders along with its athletes to the Asian Games in the South as a gesture of peace after weeks of firing rockets and fiery rhetoric.

  • North Korea Makes Fresh Call For Improved Ties With South Korea

    North Korea Makes Fresh Call For Improved Ties With South Korea

    North Korea issued another call on Monday for a lowering of military tensions with South Korea, even as leader Kim Jong-Un oversaw firing drills on an island near the sensitive maritime border.

  • North Korea Doubles Cyber War Personnel: Report

    North Korea Doubles Cyber War Personnel: Report

    North Korea has doubled the number of its elite cyber warriors over the past two years and established overseas bases for hacking attacks, a report said Sunday.

  • North Korea Leader Directs Island Assault Drill: Report

    North Korea Leader Directs Island Assault Drill: Report

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un warned the South would "regret bitterly" any incursion of their disputed sea border as he directed a large-scale mock assault on an island, state media said on Saturday.

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