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China's latest warships pose regional and US threat: Taiwan analyst

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three new Chinese navy warships demonstrate the communist country's intention to become a major maritime power and challenge the United States, according to a senior a...

Israel says it strikes targets in Syria after missile attack

JERUSALEM (AP) — A missile launched from Syria struck Israel's Negev desert region early Thursday, setting off air raid sirens near the country's top-secret nuclear reactor, the Israeli military said....

US consults with Japan, South Korea on North Korea approach

National security adviser Jake Sullivan consulted with his counterparts from Japan and South Korea on Friday as the Biden administration settles on its approach for dealing with North Korea, including...

Why is North Korea testing weapons again?

North Korea is often referred to as the "hermit kingdom," because it cuts off communication with the outside world, and a highly censored media inhibits reporting on the country and its gove...

EXPLAINER: N. Korean missile tests follow same old playbook

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — New U.S. president, same old North Korean playbook. But this time, there’s a twist. Two months after President Joe Biden took office, Nor...

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...

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....

North Korea developed nuclear and ballistic missiles through 2020, violating sanctions — UN

North Korea developed nuclear and ballistic missiles throughout 2020, violating international sanctions, according to multiple reports that cited a confidential UN report sent to members of the Securi...

Renewed US-Russia nuke pact won't fix emerging arms threats

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration was quick to breathe new life into the last remaining treaty limiting U.S. and Russian nuclear weapons. The going will be slower when it turns to other arms ...

Renewed US-Russia nuke pact won't fix emerging arms threats

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration was quick to breathe new life into the last remaining treaty limiting U.S. and Russian nuclear weapons. The going will be slower when it turns to other arms ...

Israeli military chief warns of new plans to strike Iran

TEL AVIV (AP) — Israel's military chief Tuesday warned the Biden administration against rejoining the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, even if it toughens its terms, adding he's ordered his forces to step up p...

After Trump setbacks, Kim Jong Un starts over with Biden

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Last year was a disaster for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. He helplessly watched his country's already battered economy decay further amid pandemic borde...

Taiwan's NCSIST begins 2nd wave of missile tests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) on Thursday (Jan. 14) began its second wave of long-range missile trial launches. The NCSIST had pr...

North Korea: Kim Yo Jong remains 'single person Kim Jong Un trusts'

Pyongyang bestowed Kim Jong Un the title of general secretary of the ruling Workers' Party — a title formerly held by his late father and grandfather — and reconfirmed his leadership, ...

Kim vows to bolster North Korea's military at party meeting

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea leader Kim Jong Un vowed to strengthen the country's military defenses in a speech at a major ruling party meeting that provides insights into his priorities amid...