North Korea launches another missile as President Trump promises more talks
By Kim Gamel Stars and Stripes North Korea showed off another missile on Sunday, hours after President Donald Trump said he’s not worried about the recent spate of launches and raised hope for new nuclear talks with the communist state. The North’s state-run news agency reported that leader Kim... Read more
U.S.-South Korea joint military exercises begin as North Korea continues missile testing
Kim Gamel and Yoo Kyong Chang Stars and Stripes The United States and South Korea began joint military exercises on Monday but kept them low-key to avoid provoking North Korea, which has warned the drills could derail efforts to resume nuclear negotiations. The allies declined to officially announce the... Read more
North Korea performs third missile test in a week, President Trump says he’s not worried
Kim Gamel Stars and Stripes North Korea fired two rounds of projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast for the third time in just over a week, South Korea’s military said early Friday. The launches happened after the North warned the South against joining upcoming military exercises with... Read more
U.S. & North Korea in talks for a third nuclear summit
Kim Gamel Stars and Stripes The United States and North Korea are holding “behind-the-scenes talks” on the possibility of a third summit, President Moon Jae-in said in remarks released Wednesday. Moon’s comments, made Tuesday in a joint written interview with seven news agencies, came ahead of a two-day visit... Read more
Night on the town: U.S. Military lifts curfew for troops stationed in South Korea
Kim Gamel Stars and Stripes The U.S. military temporarily lifted a 1-5 a.m. curfew for troops in South Korea on Monday, saying the suspension will be reevaluated in 90 days. The reprieve, which was to take effect at 8 a.m., followed a policy review ordered by Gen. Robert Abrams... Read more
North Korea says no nuclear talks until U.S. withdraws “hostile policy”
Kim Gamel and Yoo Kyong Chang Stars and Stripes North Korea called on the United States to “withdraw its hostile policy” on Tuesday as nuclear talks between the two adversaries remain deadlocked a year after the historic first summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump. It... Read more
China says it will take military action to protect interests in Taiwan
Kim Gamel Stars and Stripes China’s defense minister on Sunday denounced U.S. military operations in the South China Sea and support for Taiwan, warning that Beijing will “resolutely take action” to protect its interests. Gen. Wei Fenghe, however, insisted that the China-U.S. relationship has been growing “despite all the... Read more
Defense Sec. issues warning to China over stealing technology & militarizing South China Sea
Kim Gamel Stars and Stripes In a slap at China, acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan warned on Saturday that efforts to militarize the South China Sea and to steal technology from other countries threaten to destabilize the region. His comments came amid concerns about the growing rivalry between... Read more
North Korea says U.S. violated its sovereignty when it seized cargo ship
Kim Gamel Stars and Stripes North Korea on Tuesday stepped up pressure on the U.S. to return a seized cargo ship accused of violating sanctions targeting the communist state’s nuclear weapons program. The North’s ambassador to the United Nations condemned the seizure of the ship dubbed the Wise Honest... Read more
North Korea says the US stole it’s cargo ship, demands its return
Kim Gamel Stars and Stripes North Korea on Tuesday accused the United States of “robbery” for seizing a cargo ship and demanded the vessel’s return in the latest sign of rising tensions that threaten to scuttle nuclear talks. The Wise Honest — detained in April 2018 while en route... Read more

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