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South Korea's secret plan to assassinate Kim Jong-un if he starts war - New Zealand Herald

South Korea released footage of its own missile tests it says were conducted last week in a response to Tuesday's North Korean missile launch. / AP. Daily Mail. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Show more Bookmark this article. Share ...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 threat: Why chances of conflict are higher than ever - New Zealand Herald

AP's news director for Japan and the Koreas explains that Pyongyang's launch of a ballistic missile seems designed to show that North Korea can back up its threat to target the U.S. territory of Guam. Share via email Share on Facebook ...and more »

(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Aug. 31) - Yonhap News

North Korea fired an intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean east of Hokkaido on Tuesday. It flew about 2,700 kilometers and reached a maximum height of 550 kilometers. Unlike recent high-angle launches, it was fired at a ...and more »

North Korea Launches Missile Over Japan - Wall Street Journal

A file photo shows a North Korean intercontinental ballistic rocket Hwasong-14 being prepared last month before a test launch. It isn't yet known whether this was the type of missile launched over Japan early Tuesday local time. Photo: KCNA/EPA ...and more »

Discussing North Korea - New York Times

Damien Cave, our Australia bureau chief, shares insights on global news, local recommendations and feedback from readers in this weekly newsletter. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. ______. It's arguably the biggest story in the Asia Pacific ...and more »

PM Abe: Japan Received Commitment That Brexit Talks Will Be Transparent - U.S. News & World Report

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May (front L) and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (front R) wait for their Shinkansen bullet train bound for Tokyo at Kyoto station in Kyoto, Japan, August 30, 2017. REUTERS/Yoshiko Sato/Pool Reuters. TOKYO (Reuters ...and more »

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

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 »

What stopped Japan from intercepting North Korean missile? - Deutsche Welle

The altitude and speed of Hwasong-12 would have made it very difficult to destroy missile in flight, while failure would have been embarrassing for Japan and encouraging to North Korea. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo. Japan Raketenabwehrsystem PAC 3 ...and more »

Japan Seeks Funds to Boost Missile Ranges Days After North Korea Threat - U.S. News & World Report

FILE PHOTO : A Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) soldier takes part in a drill to mobilise their Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missile unit in response to a recent missile launch by North Korea, at U.S. Air Force Yokota Air Base in Fussa on the ...and more »