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S. Korea speeds up US missile defence over North’s missile test

Seoul, South Korea | AFP | North Korea’s latest intercontinental ballistic missile test has prompted the South to speed up the deployment of a US missile defence system, Seoul’s defence minister said Saturday, despite strong protests from China. The US military will also roll out “strategic assets” to the South …

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US, S. Korea mull military options on N. Korea

Washington, United States | AFP | The heads of the US and South Korean militaries discussed “military response options” after North Korea test launched an intercontinental ballistic missile, the Pentagon said Friday. General Joe Dunford, who is Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Admiral Harry Harris, who heads the …

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US, South Korea conduct live-fire exercise after N.Korea ICBM test

Washington, United States | AFP |  The US and South Korean militaries conducted a live-fire exercise using surface-to-surface missiles in response to North Korea’s test of an intercontinental ballistic missile, the US Army said Friday. The joint exercise, which occurred Saturday morning South Korea time, came shortly after officials said …

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Trump urges China to get ‘heavy’ with North Korea

Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump said it was time for China to take decisive action against North Korea after Pyongyang’s latest ballistic missile launch, urging Beijing to “end this nonsense once and for all”. “Does this guy have anything better to do with his life?” …

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Samsung confirms launch of refurbished Galaxy Note 7s

Seoul, South Korea | AFP |  Samsung Electronics said Sunday it would start selling a refurbished version of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone this week after an embarrassing recall over exploding batteries rocked the tech giant last year. The recall of millions of Galaxy Note 7 devices cost the world’s …

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Trump declares ‘patience is over’ with North Korea

  Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump declared that the US had run out of patience with North Korea over its nuclear drive Friday as he welcomed South Korea’s new leader Moon Jae-In to talks at the White House. While Moon has been arguing for greater engagement …

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