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Remaining THAAD elements transported to deployment site in South Korea

2017-09-07 11:04:00

The remaining elements of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile interception system were transported Thursday morning to the site in southeast South Korea. Full Story

France to equip military with armed drones

2017-09-07 10:25:00

France plans to arm drones currently used by its military for intelligence and surveillance, French media reported on Wednesday. Full Story

Anti-THAAD protesters violently dispersed in South Korea as government trys to complete deployment

2017-09-07 10:08:00

"Go away, violent police. Block THAAD to the end." The slogan echoed through the once peaceful village of Soseong-ri in southeast of South Korea all night until Thursday morning. Full Story

Trump talks with British, Australian leaders on Korean Peninsula nuclear issue

2017-09-07 09:57:00

The White House said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with British and Australian leaders by phone regarding the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula. Full Story

Navy patrols will compromise regional peace

2017-09-07 09:56:00

China has condemned the so-called "freedom of navigation operations" conducted by U.S. as blatant provocation which will distabilize the ties between the two countries, says expert. Full Story

S Korea to deploy remaining THAAD elements to site early Thursday

2017-09-07 09:45:00

South Korea's defense ministry said Wednesday that the remaining elements of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile interception system would be deployed to the site in southeast of the country on Thursday. Full Story

Russia does not accept DPRK's nuclear status: Putin

2017-09-07 09:39:00

Russia does not recognize the nuclear status of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), as its missile program threatens the security in Northeast Asia, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday. Full Story

S Korean protesters clash with police over THAAD deployment

2017-09-07 09:07:00

Hundreds of South Korean residents and peace activists clashed with police Wednesday beside the entrance to the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) site at Soseong-ri village as Seoul tried to deploy additional THAAD elements. Full Story

China demands 'immediate stop' to THAAD deployment

2017-09-07 08:43:00

China on Wednesday demanded an immediate stop to deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) in the Republic of Korea (ROK). Full Story

Congress gets more PLA deputies

2017-09-07 08:32:00

A total of 303 deputies from 31 units of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) and Armed Police Force have been elected to the upcoming 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), 12 more units than to the 18th Party Congress in 2012. Full Story