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Seoul: North Korea fires 2 projectiles into sea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military said North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into its eastern waters on Thursday as it revives its testing activity to expand its military capab...

North Korea fires 2 suspected ballistic missiles into sea

North Korea fired at least two projectiles into the sea early Thursday, South Korea's military said without giving details about what type of missiles were launched. The country is banned from te...

U.S. provides 29 Humvees to bolster Albanian army capability

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The United States has provided 29 new Humvees to bolster Albania's military capabilities ahead of military exercises in southeastern Europe, the Balkan nation's Defense Ministry...

North Korea fires two short-range missiles, U.S. still open to dialogue

North Korea fired two short-range missiles at the weekend, U.S. and South Korean officials said, but Washington played down the first such tests under President Joe Biden and said it was still open to...

White House: North Korea conducted short-range missile test

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea fired short-range missiles this past weekend, just days after the sister of Kim Jong Un threatened the United States and South Korea for holding joint military exercises....

EXPLAINER: NKorea's anger to US may actually be an overture

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After giving the Biden administration the silent treatment for two months, North Korea this week marshalled two powerful women to warn Washington over combined military exerc...

NKorea ignores US offer for talks, citing its hostile policy

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Thursday it will ignore a U.S. offer for talks unless it withdraws its hostile policy on the North, days after Washington said it reached out to Pyongyang th...

North Korea says it won't engage with the US due to 'hostile policy'

North Korea said on Thursday it would ignore an offer from the United States for talks unless Washington reverses its hostile policy. Earlier this week, the White House offered an olive branch to Pyo...

N Korea warns US not to ‘cause a stink’ before Seoul meeting

In North Korea’s first comments directed at the Biden administration, Kim Jong Un’s powerful sister on Tuesday (March 16) warned the United States to “refrain from causing a stink&rd...

North criticizes US-South Korean drills before allies meet

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In North Korea's first comments directed at the Biden administration, Kim Jong Un's powerful sister criticized the United States and South Korea for holding military exercise...

Biden's deal with Seoul points to a swift shift on alliances

A new agreement with South Korea on sharing the cost of keeping U.S. troops on the Korean peninsula is early evidence that President Joe Biden is shifting America's approach to alliances in Asia a...

Taiwan President Tsai visits naval base amid Chinese threats

KEELUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen visited a naval base on Monday to thank sailors and marines for their dedication to protecting the island amid renewed threats from China, vowin...

S Korea, US scale back drills over virus, N Korea diplomacy

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean and U.S. militaries are scaling back their annual exercises this month due to the COVID-19 pandemic and to support diplomacy on North Korea’s nuclear program...

Taiwan's Coast Guard to hold artillery drills March 2, 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Coast Guard Administration (CGA) announced on Monday (March 1) that it would hold a live-fire artillery drill that day and again on March 9, simulating various ...

Japan renews claim on South Korea-held island

TOKYO (AP) — Japan renewed its claim on a contested island in the Sea of Japan held by South Korea at an annual event Monday, escalating tensions between the neighbors whose relations were already str...