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Korea says it's been practicing to blow up S. Korean airports

Isolated North Korea has restarted coded radio broadcasts, presumed to be targeted at its spies, for the first time in 16 years this month, South Korea said on Wednesday. It later reportedly stopped such broadcasts once it could communicate with its spies overseas via the internet, and as animosities with South Korea eased following a historic inter-Korean summit meeting in 2000.


NKorea says missile test simulated strike on South

NKorea says missile test simulated strike on South

The announcement of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, or THAAD, was prompted by a series of missile launches this year that analysts say demonstrate that the North is making progress toward being able to strike the USA mainland.



Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly Nice truck attack

New York Times reporter Rukmini Callimachi noted on Twitter that the amount of time ISIS took to claim responsibility for the attack is unusual (typically they do so within a day), but the group has occasionally taken longer, as in the case of the San Bernardino attack.


Labour lawmaker Angela Eagle retires from leadership race against Corbyn

Labour lawmaker Angela Eagle retires from leadership race against Corbyn

Mr Corbyn's attack on discrimination at work will also be seen as a bid to win the support of trade union members in the leadership election. "He is not complacent in any way, but he was elected with a landslide a year ago and by a lot of measures his support has increased among Labour Party members and activists and supporters", Corbyn's spokesman said.



U.S. informs Turkey ready to discuss cleric Gulen's extradition

Earlier, Mr Erdogan warned of further arrests and suspensions to come as Turkish authorities continued to pursue those they believed responsible for the thwarted putsch. On how the thwarted coup affected operations against Daesh from Incirlik Air Base in Adana, southern Turkey , Bass said that there is still no electricity at the base.