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NKorea issues trademark fiery rhetoric over US-SKorea drills

Ties between the Koreas are nearly always fraught, but anxiety is higher than normal following weeks of tit-for-tat threats between President Donald Trump and Pyongyang in the wake of the North's two intercontinental ballistic missile tests last month.


War Games to Begin as US, South Korea Brace for North's Fury

War Games to Begin as US, South Korea Brace for North's Fury

The joint US-South Korean drills last until August 31 and involve computer simulations created to prepare for war with a nuclear-capable North Korea . The report said the Korean People's army is maintaining a high alert and fully ready to confront the enemies. He, as reported by AFP, also indirectly urged the US - the South's key ally and security guarantor - to resolve the crisis peacefully.


North Korea and America Could Stumble into a Nuclear War

North Korea and America Could Stumble into a Nuclear War

The US military describes the software behind the drills as "state-of-the-art wargaming computer simulations". South Korea is fed up, and has said that next time it will hit back twice as hard. During this year's war games in March, North Korea launched four extended-range Scud missiles into the sea in what it described as a rehearsal for striking USA military bases in Japan.


Dems Want to Censure Trump Over Charlottesville, What Does That Mean?

Dems Want to Censure Trump Over Charlottesville, What Does That Mean?

Roy Cooper called for the removal of Confederate monuments and the demise of a nutty House bill that would make motorists immune from liability if they strike a protester while exercising "due care". According to reporters I interviewed on the scene, every alt-right zealot came armed with an AK-47, handgun, shield, or club - clearly intending to spark a violent confrontation.


USA and SKorean troops start major drills

USA and SKorean troops start major drills

The "lax enforcement" of existing sanctions and Pyongyang's "evolving evasion techniques" were undermining the United Nation's goal of getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, Kyodo quoted the report as saying.


Derailed train kills 22, injures over 70 in India

Derailed train kills 22, injures over 70 in India

Indian rescue workers and officials are watched by bystanders as they inspect derailed coaches of The Mahakaushal Express Train at Mahoba some 140kms southwest of Kanpur on March 30, 2017. "Have instructed senior officers to reach site immediately and ensure speedy rescue and relief operations", Prabu said. "It seems all (concerned employees) will be suspended", he says.