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South Korea declares ‘no more war on Korean Peninsula’

South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in on Monday declared there must be no war on the Korean peninsula.

‘Nothing imminent’ in standoff with North Korea – CIA chief

CIA director Mike Pompeo has offered assurances there is "nothing imminent" in the US standoff with nuclear-armed North Korea, but said he will not be surprised if Pyongyang conducts another missile test.

Pastor freed from North Korea arrives back in Canada

A Canadian pastor who was imprisoned for more than two years in North Korea has arrived back home.

Kim and Trump: A tale of two leaders

In many ways the two leaders on either side of North Korea-United States missile stand-off could not be more different. In others they are startlingly similar.

Guam residents pray for peace as North Korea deadline looms

The Catholic faithful in Guam led prayers for peace Sunday in the shadow of North Korean missile threat, with the western Pacific island’s archbishop appealing for “prudence” amid an escalating war of words between the US and Pyongyang.

France’s Macron warns against ‘escalation of tensions’ over North Korea

French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday warned against an "escalation of tensions" over North Korea amid a growing war of words between Washington and Pyongyang.

Trump ramps up Guam assurances over North Korea threat

President Donald Trump on Saturday reassured Guam it was secure amid mounting regional tensions, vowing that American military forces "stand ready" to safeguard the US Pacific island territory against a belligerent North Korea.

3.5m volunteers join North Korea’s army To fight US

North Korea said on Saturday that nearly 3.5 million workers, party members and soldiers volunteered to join or rejoin its army to fight against the U.S. in the current geopolitical tension between Pyongyang and Washington.

North Korea faces ‘big, big trouble’ – Trump

President Donald Trump has warned North Korea to expect “big, big trouble” if anything happens to the US territory of Guam.

Xi urges Trump to de-escalate North Korean issue

Chinese President Xi Jinping urged all the concerned parties to practice restraint regarding the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue in a phone conversation with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Saturday.

US military ‘locked and loaded’ on North Korea – Trump

Donald Trump has warned North Korea that if it "acts unwisely" the US military is "locked and loaded".

North Korea nuclear capability, threat to international peace – Don

A university don, Dr Olawale Lawal, on Friday said that North Korea’s nuclear weapons capability and its plans to test long-range missiles “is a threat to international peace.’’

Merkel rejects use of force in North Korea

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that she opposed any use of force to resolve the conflict with North Korea, after President Donald Trump said the US military was “locked and loaded”.

North Korea threats: Demand for bunkers rises in US, Japan

More Americans and Japanese are paying for underground bunkers and bomb shelters amid the growing tensions between USA and North Korea, US media have reported.

China to remain ‘neutral’ if North Korea attacks first

A Chinese state-run newspaper has suggested Beijing would "stay neutral" if North Korea strikes first in a conflict with the United States, despite a mutual defence pact between the Asian allies.

Markets slide, dollar slumps as North Korea fears spike

Asian equities extended heavy losses Friday as a worldwide sell-off triggered by US President Donald Trump doubling down on his North Korea rhetoric showed no sign of abating.

As tensions soar, South Korea mulls nuclear arms

As nuclear-armed North Korea's missile stand-off with the US escalates, calls are mounting in the South for Seoul to build nuclear weapons of its own to defend itself -- which would complicate the situation even further.

Be very, very nervous – Trump tells North Korea

President Donald Trump has warned North Korea it should be “very, very nervous” if it does anything to the US.

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