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UAE denies claim of Yemen missile attack against its plant

The United Arab Emirates on Sunday denied a claim by Yemen's Shiite rebels that a rebel missile had been fired toward the country's under-construction nuclear plant.

Dec 03, 2017, 19:45 PM IST
North Korea holds mass celebrations for latest missile test

North Korea holds mass celebrations for latest missile test

North Korea held mass celebrations for its latest successful long-range missile test, Pyongyang`s state media said Saturday, with a propaganda-filled display of fireworks and dancing in public squares.

Dec 02, 2017, 10:14 AM IST

US Air Force official: Missile targeting Saudis was Iranian

Saudi Arabia long has accused Iran of supplying weapons to the Shiite rebels known as Houthis and their allies, though Tehran has just as long denied supplying them.

Nov 11, 2017, 00:00 AM IST
Donald Trump seeks $4 billion for missile defence improvements over North Korea nuclear threat

Donald Trump seeks $4 billion for missile defence improvements over North Korea nuclear threat

US President Donald Trump is seeking an additional USD 4 billion in defence budget for urgent missile defence improvements citing increasing threat posed by North Korea.

Nov 07, 2017, 09:21 AM IST

Israel says Iran missile test a 'provocation'

"The ballistic missile which Iran fired is a provocation of the United States and its allies, including Israel," Lieberman said in a statement.

Sep 24, 2017, 00:25 AM IST
Pyongyang mounts show of support for Kim Jong-Un

Pyongyang mounts show of support for Kim Jong-Un

Students in white shirts and red ties held up the red flag of the ruling Workers` Party, with a yellow ink brush representing intellectuals, a hammer for the workers, and a sickle for the peasantry.

Sep 23, 2017, 18:34 PM IST
Donald Trump orders new sanctions to tighten screws on North Korea

Donald Trump orders new sanctions to tighten screws on North Korea

"Our new executive order will cut off sources of revenue that fund North Korea`s efforts to develop the deadliest weapons known to humankind."

Sep 21, 2017, 23:45 PM IST
North Korea confirms another medium-range ballistic missile drill

North Korea confirms another medium-range ballistic missile drill

North Korea confirmed on Saturday that it conducted another medium-range ballistic missile drill Friday under the personal guidance of its top leader Kim Jong Un.

Sep 16, 2017, 08:09 AM IST
North Korea fires missile over Japan that lands far out in the Pacific

North Korea fires missile over Japan that lands far out in the Pacific

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korea fired a missile that flew over Japan`s northern Hokkaido far out into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, further ratcheting u

Sep 15, 2017, 06:29 AM IST

Iran tests home-grown air defence system: Official

"The system is made completely in Iran and some of its parts are different from the S-300. All of its sub-systems have been completed and its missile tests have been conducted."

Sep 03, 2017, 12:49 PM IST
 Top advisers in more displays of disagreement with Donald Trump

Top advisers in more displays of disagreement with Donald Trump

"We are never out of diplomatic solutions," Mattis told reporters, just hours after Trump said in a tweet that "talking is not the answer" to the standoff over North Korea`s nuclear weapons and missile programs.

Aug 31, 2017, 20:51 PM IST

Britain and Japan agree to closer security ties

Britain and Japan said on Thursday they would cooperate in countering the threat posed by North Korea.

Aug 31, 2017, 16:49 PM IST

Japan missile was first step in Pacific operation: North Korea

North Korea has said its firing of a missile over Japan was "the first step" of military operations in the Pacific, signalling plans for more launches, media reports said.

Aug 30, 2017, 10:20 AM IST
US navy recovers remains of all sailors missing after USS McCain collision

US navy recovers remains of all sailors missing after USS McCain collision

"The US navy and marine corps divers have now recovered the remains of all 10 USS John S McCain sailors," the Seventh Fleet said in a statement on its website.

Aug 28, 2017, 09:27 AM IST
US Navy recovers second body in search for sailors missing after collision

US Navy recovers second body in search for sailors missing after collision

"More divers and equipment arrived overnight to continue search and recovery operations for eight missing sailors inside flooded compartments of the ship," the US Seventh Fleet said in statement on its website.

Aug 25, 2017, 12:26 PM IST
US general pledges to defend Japan from North Korean attack

US general pledges to defend Japan from North Korean attack

Dunford and his Japanese counterpart Katsutoshi Kawano agreed to work together to strengthen missile defense systems.

Aug 18, 2017, 13:51 PM IST
Russia warns of risk of 'point of no return' on North Korea, urges restraint

Russia warns of risk of 'point of no return' on North Korea, urges restraint

"Any attempt to resolve the problem over the Korean Peninsula by force will lead to a massive tragedy and enormous loss of life," said Zakharova.

Aug 17, 2017, 18:43 PM IST
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warns of quitting nuclear agreement

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warns of quitting nuclear agreement

Rouhani also criticszed US President Donald Trump for threatening to break the nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Aug 15, 2017, 15:32 PM IST
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sends ritual offering to war dead shrine on WW2 surrender anniversary

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sends ritual offering to war dead shrine on WW2 surrender anniversary

Tensions in the region weighed on the minds of many who visited the shrine.

Aug 15, 2017, 11:14 AM IST
North Korea's Kim holds off on Guam plan; US says it can intercept missile

North Korea's Kim holds off on Guam plan; US says it can intercept missile

North Korea`s leader has delayed a decision on firing missiles towards the U.S. territory of Guam while he watches the actions of the United States a little longer, the North`s state media said on Tuesday, as Washington warned it would take out any missile heading for the Pacific island.

Aug 15, 2017, 06:29 AM IST