Korea warns USA of "merciless revenge" for drill with S. Korea
Korea warns USA of "merciless revenge" for drill with S. Korea
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23 August, 2017, 00:58
Pyongyang tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles last month that appeared to bring much of the U.S. within range. Footage of North Korea's successful missile tests of the Hwasong-14 ICBM are followed by an animated sequence that zooms in on the territory of Guam from space. Experts warned Pyongyang could still go ahead with the missile launches.
North Korea made comments about potentially targeting Guam after Trump threatened to unleash "fire and fury" on Pyongyang should it threaten USA security.
The new restrictions seek to further reduce the flow of money to North Korea's weapons development, which is partially financed by selling coal and other natural resources.
Chief of Army Angus Campbell last week denied there would be any risk to the Australian military personnel participating in the annual Ulchi-Freedom Guardian war games which will run until August 31.
Around 17,500 USA troops will participate in the drills - a cutback from a year ago.
"We hope that this is the beginning of this signal that we have been looking for, that they are ready to restrain their level of tensions, they're ready to restrain their provocative acts", Tillerson said, "and that perhaps we are seeing our pathway to sometime in the near future having some dialogue".
Harris' comments come amid continued tensions on the Korean Peninsula, with Washington and Pyongyang trading heated rhetoric and dueling threats.
North Korea and the United States accused each other on Tuesday of posing a nuclear threat, with Pyongyang's envoy declaring it would never put its atomic arsenal up for negotiation.
The top USA military commander in charge of the Asia-Pacific region on Tuesday stressed the importance of diplomacy in efforts to resolve the North Korea issue.
Harris said he believed the McCain's collision would not affect the USA military's ability "to defend the (Korean) peninsula and our interest in the region".
"We are taking actions consistent with United Nations sanctions to show that there are consequences for defying sanctions and providing support to North Korea, and to deter this activityin the future", he said.
According to the United States and South Korea, the drills are meant as a deterrent to North Korean aggression. -South Korean military drills that it claims are an invasion rehearsal, senior USA military commanders on Tuesday dismissed calls to pause or downsize exercises they called crucial to countering a clear threat from Pyongyang.
Last week, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull told 3AW that an ANZUS treaty would be invoked and Australia would send troops to the aid of the USA "if there is an attack" on the ally, prompting an angry response from North Korea.
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Among other Asian markets, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was up 0.09 per cent while Japan's Nikkei shed 0.13 per cent. On similar lines, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty dropped by 73.95 points or 0.74 per cent to 9,830.20.
The poll surveyed adults across the country from August 16 to 20 through calls to their cell phones or land lines. While the approval numbers are low, they are similar to what they were before Charlottesville.
Few have been able to take it, and part of the intrigue of this fight is whether Mayweather will be able to survive the shot. But that may say more about America's appetite for reality TV and spectacle than it does about the two sports themselves.
Williams has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder and three counts of second-degree murder, Mail Online reports . The scene was heartbreaking to police; counseling services are being offered to those who responded to the home.
Microsoft has launched a special edition of the Xbox One S Minecraft Edition Bundle for avid Minecraft players and collectors. Keep in mind this is purely speculative and of the imagination of the author, though not completely out of the question.
Police say voluntary evacuations were in effect at Indian Creek from 103rd and Stateline to Wornall Road and 99th and Holmes. The flooding prompted several schools in the region to either cancel Tuesday's classes or delay the start of them.
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Gionee launches X1 with Android Nougat, priced at Rs 8999
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BJP sweeps Mira-Bhayander civic polls, Sena suffers big jolt
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