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

August 29, 2017 SEOUL, South Korea—In a first, North Korea on Tuesday fired a ballistic missile designed to carry a nuclear payload that flew over Japan and splashed into the northern Pacific Ocean, officials said. The aggressive missile launch ...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 »

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 »

North Korea: 'Japan missile was first step in Pacific operation' - BBC News

North Korea says its firing of a missile over Japan was "the first step" of military operations in the Pacific, signalling plans for more launches. State media also repeated threats to the US Pacific island of Guam, which it called "an advanced base of ...and more »

Japan's military seeks funds to boost missile ranges, speed in record budget - Channel NewsAsia

TOKYO: Japan's defence ministry on Thursday (Aug 31) sought US$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 Korea after Pyongyang missile launch - Asia Times

China repeated a call on Thursday for restraint by all parties, as France called on Beijing to do more to get Pyongyang to the negotiating table. By Asia Times and Reuters September 1, 2017 9:59 AM (UTC+8). Share · Tweet · Linkedin; Print; Email; Share ...and more »

Japan remains committed to UK after Brexit, Abe tells May - The Guardian

But Japanese PM and head of carmaker Aston Martin warn 'transparency and predictability' needed during exit process. Peter Walker in Tokyo. @peterwalker99. Thu 31 Aug 2017 03.12 EDT Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 10.33 EST. Share on Facebook · Share ...and more »

Theresa May vows to fight next UK election as prime minister - Financial Times

Theresa May has said she will fight the next UK election as prime minister and intends to remain in power “for the long term”. The promise by Mrs May confounded the expectations of most political observers, who expected her to make her exit before the ...and more »

Theresa May secures Japanese pledge on post-Brexit trade deal - The Guardian

Leaders announce in Tokyo that two countries will seek to instantly replace EU trade deal with a copycat deal for UK. Peter Walkerin Tokyo. @peterwalker99. Thu 31 Aug 2017 08.54 EDT Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 10.33 EST. Share on Facebook · Share ...and more »

Journalists need to resist the emerging narrative around Trump's generals - Columbia Journalism Review

President Donald Trump and Defense Secretary James Mattis. (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images). Every day seems to bring something unprecedented out of Washington, something entirely outside normal political and journalistic life ...and more »