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China urges US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats 

China has urged the US and the North Korea to switch into peaceful talks instead of threats to resolve the tense standoff created by Pyongyang's recent missile tests .

published on : 16th August 2017
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Japan, US conduct live-fire drill amid tensions with North Korea

Some 300 Japanese and US military personnel carried out live-fire artillery training in northern Japan amid high regional tensions over North Korean missile threats.

published on : 16th August 2017
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'Ecstatic' Guam officials dismiss satellite image reports as North Korea holds off attack

Guam officials were "ecstatic" Tuesday as North Korea appeared to back away from its threat to fire four missiles towards the US territory in the western Pacific.

published on : 15th August 2017
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We must peacefully resolve the nuclear issue: South Korea President Moon Jae-in vows to prevent war between US and North Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday vowed to "prevent a war at all costs" amid the ongoing tension between Washington and Pyongyang.

published on : 15th August 2017
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North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un holds off on Guam missile plan

Kim Jong-Un warned the highly provocative move would go ahead in the event of further "reckless actions" by Washington.

published on : 15th August 2017
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Guam leader backs 'punch on the nose' for North Korea

While Trump's critics accuse him of inflaming tensions with Pyongyang, Guam governor Eddie Calvo said he was grateful the US leader was taking a strong stance against North Korean threats.

published on : 14th August 2017
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North Korean tensions aren't deterring tourists from Guam

Tourists haven't been deterred from visiting the tropical island of Guam even though the U.S. territory has been the target of threats from North Korea.

published on : 14th August 2017
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un 'crazy as typhoons' but not as scary: Guam residents

Guam residents say that if given the choice they would rather face the wrath of "crazy" Kim Jong Un than the power of a typhoon, as they count down towards a threatened North Korean missile attack.

published on : 12th August 2017
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US forces 'ready' to protect Guam against North Korea: White House

US military forces stand ready to safeguard Guam after North Korea threatened to fire ballistic missiles toward the American Pacific island territory, the White House said early Saturday.

published on : 12th August 2017
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China urges United States, North Korea to be 'cautious', ease tensions

China urged the United States and North Korea today to be "cautious" with their words and actions after the two sides stepped up their bellicose rhetoric over Pyongyang's weapons programme.

published on : 11th August 2017
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As North Korea warns of missile plan, US-South Korea wargames near

US President Donald Trump warned Kim Jong Un's government to get their act together or face extraordinary trouble.

published on : 11th August 2017
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Hit or miss? North Korea's Guam strike plan

North Korea said it would complete a plan within days to launch a salvo of four intermediate-range missiles towards Guam.

published on : 10th August 2017
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'Well-equipped' to handle North Korean threat: Guam governor

Guam's governor on Thursday said the US territory was "well-equipped" to handle any North Korean strike thanks to robust infrastructure that had survived earthquakes and typhoons.

published on : 10th August 2017
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North Korea mocks Trump, hones Guam strike plans

Nuclear-armed North Korea mocked President Donald Trump as "bereft of reason" Thursday, raising the stakes in their stand-off.

published on : 10th August 2017
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Guam told to 'enjoy paradise', ignore North Korean threat

The Pacific island of Guam remained outwardly calm today in the face of a threatened North Korean attack.

published on : 9th August 2017
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Key facts about Guam, the centre of US-North Korea tension 

Here is a rundown on the island and its strategic importance.

published on : 9th August 2017
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Guam stays calm, dismisses North Korea threat

Guam Governor Eddie Calvo downplayed North Korea's threat to attack his Pacific island state but said the US territory was "prepared for any eventuality".

published on : 9th August 2017