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Top US military leader warns North Korea conflict would be 'horrific'

Top US military leader warns North Korea conflict would be 'horrific'

The United States and South Korea remain technically still at war with North Korea after the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce, not a peace treaty. "That is as forceful a declaration of the worldwide community's perspective on this issue as we've seen". The diplomatic and economic pressure is created to set the political conditions for very hard complicated long-term issues to be addressed, the chairman said.


Japan agrees to ramp up defense commitments on North Korea

Japan agrees to ramp up defense commitments on North Korea

Japan is already using a land-based version of the Aegis advanced radar system. The introduction of the new system will strengthen Japan's missile defence, according to a ministry source, but some critics say it could increase tension in the surrounding region.


Japan to install land-based missile defense Aegis Ashore

Japan to install land-based missile defense Aegis Ashore

In response, Ri expressed North Korea's desire to hold a dialogue, the sources said. Dunford said the U.S. military and its allies needed to stay ready. A government source said Ri's remarks could reflect North Korea's hopes that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is on good terms with Trump , will serve as a bridge between Pyongyang and Washington.


Kulsoom Nawaz flies for London

Kulsoom Nawaz flies for London

Her candidature was accepted when PPP candidate Faisal Mir withdrew his objections today is the last day for scrutiny of nomination papers. "A total of 25 objections have been raised against Kulsoom Nawaz", Yasmin said and alleged that Kulsoom was deputy chairman of Capital FZE, a firm owned by her younger son Hassan Nawaz.



North Korea's nukes are not the only weapon in its arsenal

Dunford on Tuesday told Fang Fenghui, chief of the People's Liberation Army's joint staff department, that the sides had "many hard issues" between them but were willing to deal with them through dialogue. The significance of the unanimous United Nations resolution imposing new sanctions on North Korea, which included the support of China, could not have been lost on Kim.


Number of South Sudan Refugees in Uganda Tops 1 Million

Number of South Sudan Refugees in Uganda Tops 1 Million

Fighting persists in parts of South Sudan despite multiple ceasefire agreements. Rebel forces said Tuesday they had reclaimed their stronghold of Pagak in the northeast, less than a week after being pushed out by government forces. "Failure to do so undermines Uganda's progressive refugee policy and could result in an even worse humanitarian crisis than we are now witnessing", said Sarah Jackson.