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(5th LD) Trump says dialogue with N. Korea 'not the answer' - Yonhap News

WASHINGTON/SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Yonhap) -- U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday that "talking" will not solve the standoff with North Korea, signaling a more aggressive response to the regime's nuclear and missile programs. Trump made the remark on ...and more »

Japan Defence Ministry seeks missile interceptors in budget - The Hindu

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe answers a question during a joint press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May, not in picture, at the state guest house in Tokyo on Thursday. | Photo Credit: AP. AP. Tokyo:, August 31, 2017 17:49 IST ...and more »

N Korea warns Japan risks 'imminent self-destruction' - RTE.ie

North Korea has warned Japan it risks "imminent self-destruction" for siding with the United States. The warning comes as tensions soar after Pyongyang fired an intermediate-range missile over Japan. The North's official KCNA news agency said the ...and more »

North Korea Launches Missile Over Japan - Wall Street Journal

TOKYO—North Korea launched a ballistic missile over Japan Tuesday, the latest in a string of direct provocations that have destabilized the region and triggered global alarm. The missile—the first Pyongyang has fired over Japan's main islands since ...and more »

Theresa May demands further North Korean sanctions to halt Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions - The Independent

Theresa May has threatened further sanctions and demanded China do more to stop North Korea's nuclear missile launches. The Prime Minister also would not rule out military force on the Korean Peninsula but said the focus of international action should ...and more »

North Korea missile over Japan: China blames US and South Korea for provoking Pyongyang - The Independent

China has warned the US and South Korea not to provoke North Korea and called for restraint from all sides after Pyongyang fired a missile that flew over Japan and landed in waters off the northern region of Hokkaido. Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua ...and more »

US sends warplanes to South Korea in show of force towards North Korea - CBC.ca

The United States on Thursday flew some of its most advanced warplanes to South Korea to take part in bombing drills aimed at intimidating North Korea, after Pyongyang fired a midrange ballistic missile over Japan earlier this week, South Korea's ...and more »

North Korea's unprecedented missile test draws ire of Trump and Abe - Christian Science Monitor

President Trump has said that "all options are on the table" after a North Korean ballistic missile, designed to carry a nuclear payload, was fired over Japan and into the northern Pacific Ocean. A woman walks past a TV screen broadcasting news of ...and more »

Japan seeks funds to boost missile ranges days after North Korea threat - Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's defense ministry on Thursday sought $160 million in a record budget request to develop swift, longer-range missiles to extend its military punch in East Asia, countering growing Chinese strength and an increasing North Korean ...and more »

US bombers drill over Korean peninsula after latest North Korea launch - Reuters

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - South Korean and Japanese jets joined exercises with two supersonic U.S. B-1B bombers above and near the Korean peninsula on Thursday, two days after North Korea sharply raised tension by firing a missile over Japan. The drills ...and more »