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China says Japan shouldn't slap North Korea with sanctions

China says its foreign minister is advising Japan not to impose sanctions unilaterally on North Korea after it launched a test missile that flew over Japan before falling into the Pacific Ocean.

Sep 02, 2017, 19:22 PM IST
Donald Trump, Moon Jae-in agree to boost S Korean missile capabilities

Donald Trump, Moon Jae-in agree to boost S Korean missile capabilities

North Korea fired an intermediate-range Hwasong-12 over Japan early on Tuesday

Sep 02, 2017, 07:38 AM IST
Japan secure 2018 FIFA World Cup berth with Australia win

Japan secure 2018 FIFA World Cup berth with Australia win

Japan had never beaten Australia in a World Cup qualifier in seven previous attempts but the Socceroos -- bidding to reach their fourth straight finals and fifth overall -- rarely threatened in a disjointed performance.

Aug 31, 2017, 23:17 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

After Taiwan alarm, China says air force drills were routine

China`s Defence Ministry said on Thursday that a recent series of air force exercises around self-ruled Taiwan were routine, after Taiwan`s military said this month it was on a high state of alert following three straight days of drills.

Aug 31, 2017, 15:21 PM IST

After North Korea missile, Britain and Japan agree closer security ties

Britain and Japan will pledge closer cooperation on Thursday on defence, cyber security and counter-terrorism as Prime Minster Theresa May looks to strengthen relations with one of her closest allies ahead of Brexit.

Aug 31, 2017, 13:30 PM IST
British PM says China should increase pressure on North Korea

British PM says China should increase pressure on North Korea

British Prime Minister Theresa May called on China to put more pressure on North Korea to stop missile tests, saying Beijing has a key role to play in international efforts to prevent what she described as significant provocation by Pyongyang.

Aug 31, 2017, 00:00 AM 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
North Korea says more missiles to come as UN condemns launch

North Korea says more missiles to come as UN condemns launch

In recent weeks it has threatened to send a salvo of missiles towards the US territory of Guam, while President Donald Trump has warned of raining "fire and fury" on the North.

Aug 30, 2017, 08:29 AM IST
UN Council unanimously condemns North Korea missile test

UN Council unanimously condemns North Korea missile test

The UN Security Council denounced North Korea`s latest missile test Tuesday, unanimously demanding that Pyongyang halt the program after a rocket was fired over Japan into the Pacific.

Aug 30, 2017, 06:54 AM IST

North Korea defends use of 'tough counter-measures'

North Korea on Tuesday defended its use of "tough counter-measures" against what it described as US aggression, hours after the nuclear-armed nation fired a ballistic missile over Japan.

Aug 29, 2017, 19:56 PM IST
Donald Trump says 'all options' on table after North Korea fires missile over Japan

Donald Trump says 'all options' on table after North Korea fires missile over Japan

President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that "all options are on the table" as the United States considers its response to North Korea`s firing of a ballistic missile over northern Japan`s Hokkaido island into the sea. 

Aug 29, 2017, 19:47 PM IST
Japan to respond to North Korea missile threat, says Japan`s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga

Japan to respond to North Korea missile threat, says Japan`s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan`s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Tuesday that North Korea`s latest missile launch was a threat that Tokyo would respond to firmly.

Aug 29, 2017, 06:50 AM IST
North Korea fires missile over Japan, tensions escalate: Report

North Korea fires missile over Japan, tensions escalate: Report

TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired a missile early on Tuesday that flew over Japan and landed in the Pacific waters off the northern region of Hokkaido, South Korea and Japan said, in a shar

Aug 29, 2017, 06:42 AM IST
North Korea fires multiple short-range projectiles into sea: South Korea

North Korea fires multiple short-range projectiles into sea: South Korea

North Korea's state media reported on Saturday that Kim had guided a contest of amphibious landing and aerial strike by its army against targets modelled after South Korean islands near the sea border on the west coast.

Aug 26, 2017, 06:33 AM IST

Japan hits nuclear-armed North Korea with fresh sanctions

The US and its allies, particularly Japan and South Korea, have been on high alert in recent months as North Korea carried out successive missile tests.

Aug 25, 2017, 14:22 PM IST
China says nothing will stop its long-range air force drills

China says nothing will stop its long-range air force drills

No amount of interference or shadowing of its aircraft will stop the Chinese air force from carrying out long-range drills, the defence ministry said, announcing another round of exercises of the type that have unnerved Taiwan and Japan.

Aug 25, 2017, 10:00 AM IST
Japan military holds live fire drills at Mount Fuji

Japan military holds live fire drills at Mount Fuji

Around 2,400 soldiers, as well as tanks, field guns and helicopters were deployed at training grounds in the foothills of the iconic mountain, about 80 km west of Tokyo.

Aug 24, 2017, 15:42 PM IST
China chides Japan for backing India on Doklam

China chides Japan for backing India on Doklam

"I have seen the Japanese Ambassador in India really wants to support India. I want to remind him not to randomly make comments before clarifying relevant facts," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said.

Aug 18, 2017, 16:06 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