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Further THAAD launchers to be moved to S Korean site Thursday: residents

2017-09-06 15:15:00

The remaining mobile launchers of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) will be deployed to a military site in South Korea early Thursday, Yonhap news agency quoted local residents as saying Wednesday. Full Story

Military authorities of S Korea, U.S., Japan hold video conference over DPRK's nuke test

2017-09-06 13:14:00

The military authorities of South Korea, the United States and Japan held a video conference on Wednesday over the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's (DPRK) sixth nuclear test. Full Story

Trump offers to sell Japan, South Korea more military equipment

2017-09-06 10:53:00

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was letting Japan and South Korea buy "a substantially increased amount" of military equipment from the United States. Full Story

Syrian army breaks 3-year IS siege to Deir al-Zour

2017-09-06 09:49:00

Following days of intense battles on the outskirts of Deir al-Zour in eastern Syria, the Syrian forces and allied fighters broke Tuesday the three-year siege of the Islamic State (IS) to government-held parts in the city. Full Story

S Korean activist demands withdrawal of THAAD for procedural legitimacy

2017-09-05 16:57:00

A South Korean peace activist, who has fought against the deployment of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), demanded the U.S. missile shield withdrawal from her home country to probe illegalities in the decision-making process and ensure Full Story

S Korea conditionally approves initial green audit on THAAD site

2017-09-05 09:32:00

South Korea's environment ministry on Monday granted a conditional green light to the initial assessment of an environmental impact on the site of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), allowing construction works at the site and even the Full Story

Air Force set on long-range mission

2017-09-05 08:36:00

The Chinese Air Force will continue to transform from a territorial air defense unit into an extended arm capable of protecting national interests wherever they exist, according to its new commander. Full Story

DPRK's nuclear brinkmanship to bring peninsula nothing but disaster

2017-09-04 16:54:00

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) launched its sixth and largest nuclear test Sunday, playing a dangerous game of brinkmanship amid universal call for denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula. Full Story

S Korea consults with U.S. to mobilize strategic assets after DPRK's nuke test

2017-09-04 16:47:00

South Korea's defense ministry said it was consulting with the U.S. side on the mobilization of U.S. strategic military assets after the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s sixth nuclear test. Full Story

DPRK's latest nuke test draws strong condemnation from int'l community

2017-09-04 13:18:00

The latest nuclear test by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has continued to arouse strong condemnation by countries and international organizations alike, which called for addressing the new provocation and resuming dialogue to solve pro Full Story