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Donald Trump: North Korea still a nuclear threat despite summit

US President Donald Trump on Friday cited “an unusual and extraordinary threat” from North Korea’s nuclear arsenal to extend sanctions on Kim Jong Un’s regime, despite touting the success of a historic summit earlier this month.

US, South Korea confirm suspending military drills

US and South Korean officials confirmed Tuesday the suspension of scheduled joint military drills, making good on a pledge by President Donald Trump during his summit with North Korea’s leader.

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un visits Beijing, likely to brief Xi Jinping on meeting...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Beijing on Tuesday, where he will likely brief Chinese President Xi Jinping on his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump on June 12, as Washington and Seoul agreed to suspend a major joint military exercise.

Trump, Moon agree to boost South Korean missile capabilities

The United States and South Korea agreed Friday to increase Seoul’s missile capabilities just days after North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan and threatened further launches, Seoul’s Yonhap news agency reported.

US heavy bombers, jets in show of force against North Korea

US heavy bombers and stealth jet fighters took part in a joint live fire drill in South Korea on Thursday, intended as a show of force against the North after its latest missile launch, Seoul said.

Russia ‘extremely worried’ about North Korea situation

Russia on Tuesday said it was “extremely worried” about the situation in North Korea, hitting out at a “tendency towards an escalation” after Pyongyang fired a ballistic missile over Japan.

North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan

Nuclear-armed North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday in a major escalation by Pyongyang amid tensions over its weapons ambitions.

Top US commander calls for diplomacy in North Korea tensions

The head of the US military's Pacific Command on Tuesday stressed the importance of diplomacy, rather than a preemptive military strike, to address North Korea's growing nuclear and missile threats.

North Korea’s fiery rhetoric on US-S Korea military drills

North Korea on Tuesday greeted the start of annual US-South Korean military drills with fiery threats, vowing "merciless retaliation" for exercises Pyongyang claims are an invasion rehearsal.

US-South joint drills begin amid North Korea tensions

Seoul and Washington began annual war games on Monday, with South Korean President Moon Jae-In warning the nuclear-armed North not to use them as an excuse to perpetuate the "vicious cycle" of tensions.

South Korea, US drills not beneficial for peninsula – China

China’s Foreign Ministry said that military exercises between South Korean and U.S. forces were not beneficial to the easing of tensions on the Korean peninsula.

US, South Korea drills begin amid tensions over North

US and South Korean troops have begun annual military drills amid heated warnings by the North that the exercises will worsen tensions in the region.

North Korea slams upcoming US-South military exercises

North Korea has warned the United States will be "pouring gasoline on fire" by conducting annual war games with the South amid heightened tensions between Pyongyang and Washington.

North Korea media grade South korea’s Moon a ‘fail’

North Korea's top state newspaper gave the South's President Moon Jae-In a "fail" grade Friday for his first 100 days in office, dismissing his proffered olive branches as "hypocrisy".

North Korea mocks Trump, hones Guam strike plans

Nuclear-armed North Korea mocked President Donald Trump as “bereft of reason” Thursday, raising the stakes in their stand-off with an unusually detailed plan to send a salvo of missiles towards the US territory of Guam.

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