Japan seeks record $48 billion defense budget to counter N. Korean 'threat' - RT

Japan's defense ministry is seeking a $48 billion defense budget to defend against potential ballistic missile attacks from North Korea, including long-range missiles and interceptors. “Based on North Korea's nuclear and missile developments reaching a ...

Pentagon chief Mattis disputes suggestions that he and Trump do not see eye-to-eye - Washington Post

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis disputed Thursday that there is daylight between him and President Trump on key issues while acknowledging there is little he can do about such characterizations. Mattis, speaking to reporters at the Pentagon, cited several ...

Ambassador Hill: NKorea Has 'Zero Interest in Negotiation' - Newsline

North Korea, by shooting a missile over Japan earlier this week, showed again that it has “zero interest in negotiation,” and it's time for China to quit lecturing the United States about the need to calm down, former Ambassador Christopher Hill said ...

US bombers fly over Korean peninsula after latest North Korea launch - NRT

SULAIMANI – Two U.S. nuclear-capable strategic bombers conducted a joint operation with South Korean air force fighter jets on Thursday (August 31), two days after a North Korean missile fired over Japan sharply raised tensions. The drills, involving ...

US heavy bombers, jets in show of force against N. Korea - Arab News

South Korean F-15 fighter jets drop bombs in a drill with US warplanes over the Korean Peninsula, on Thursday. (AP). A US Air Force B-1B Lancer (bottom) and two F-15K Slam Eagles fly over South Korea skies, on September 21, 2016. (File photo by AFP).

North Korea warns Japan of 'imminent self-destruction' - TODAY.NG

Nuclear-armed North Korea has warned Tokyo against “imminent self-destruction” for siding with Washington, as tensions soar after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan. The North set off global alarm Tuesday when it fired an intermediate-range missile ...

North Korean ambassador summoned by the UK - BBC News

A government minister has held a face-to-face meeting with North Korea's ambassador to condemn the country's latest missile test. Mark Field, Britain's minister for Asia and the Pacific, summoned the ambassador after North Korea fired a missile over ...