Kim Jong Un says North Korea’s goal is for world’s strongest nuclear force

Kim Jong Un says North Korea’s goal is for world’s strongest nuclear force

SEOUL, Nov 27 (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country’s ultimate goal is to possess the world’s most powerful nuclear force, as he promoted dozens of military officers involved in the recent launch of North Korea’s largest ballistic missile, state media reported on Sunday. The announcement comes after Kim inspected a … Read more

Two Koreas exchange warning shots near sea border amid tensions

Two Koreas exchange warning shots near sea border amid tensions

SEOUL, Oct 24 (Reuters) – North and South Korea exchanged warning shots off the west coast on Monday, accusing each other of breaching their maritime borders amid heightened military tension. The South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said it broadcast warnings and fired warning shots to see off a North Korean merchant vessel that crossed … Read more

US warns of sanctions against suppliers of ammunition to Russia

US warns of sanctions against suppliers of ammunition to Russia

WASHINGTON, Oct 14 (Reuters) – The United States on Friday warned it can impose sanctions on people, countries and companies that provide ammunition to Russia or support its military-industrial complex, as Washington seeks to increase pressure on Moscow over the war in Ukraine . Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo, at a first-of-its kind gathering with … Read more

Seoul scrambles fighters as North Korean planes fly close to border

Seoul scrambles fighters as North Korean planes fly close to border

SEOUL, Oct 14 (Reuters) – South Korea scrambled fighter jets after a group of about 10 North Korean military aircraft flew close to the border dividing the two countries, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said, amid heightened tensions over repeated North Korean missiles tests . The statement said the North Korean aircraft were detected … Read more

China, Russia at odds with US over UN meeting on North Korea

China, Russia at odds with US over UN meeting on North Korea

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 4 (Reuters) – The United States asked the UN Security Council to meet on North Korea on Wednesday after Pyongyang fired a ballistic missile over Japan, but diplomats said China and Russia are opposed to a public discussion by the 15-member body. Nuclear-armed North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile farther than ever … Read more

US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea as warning to North Korea

US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea as warning to North Korea

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BUSAN, South Korea, Sept 23 (Reuters) – A US aircraft carrier arrived in South Korea on Friday for the first time in about four years, due to join South Korean ships in a military show of force aimed at sending North Korea a message, officials said. … Read more

Apple to hike App Store prices in several countries from Oct

Apple to hike App Store prices in several countries from Oct

A man walks next to an advertisement for Apple’s new iPhone 11 Pro at the Apple Store in IFC, Central district, Hong Kong, China October 10, 2019, after Apple Inc on Wednesday removed an app that protestors in Hong Kong have used to track police movements from its app store. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo Register now … Read more

Putin and Xi to discuss Ukraine and Taiwan, Kremlin says

Putin and Xi to discuss Ukraine and Taiwan, Kremlin says

Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in a video conference call with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia June 28, 2021. Sputnik/Alexei Nikolsky/Kremlin via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register This content was produced in Russia where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine … Read more

US angers China with potential $1.1 billion arms sale to Taiwan

US angers China with potential .1 billion arms sale to Taiwan

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 2 (Reuters) – The US State Department has approved a potential $1.1 billion sale of military equipment to Taiwan, including 60 anti-ship missiles and 100 air-to-air missiles, with China threatening to take counter measures. The Pentagon announced the package on Friday in the wake … Read more

India fires three officers for accidentally launching missile into Pakistan in March

India fires three officers for accidentally launching missile into Pakistan in March

A farmer carries a sack of grass as he walks near the fenced border between India-Pakistan in Ranbir Singh Pura sector near Jammu March 1, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi//File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW DELHI, Aug 23 (Reuters) – The Indian Air Force said on Tuesday the government had sacked … Read more