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Threats cannot help resolve crisis in Korean peninsula, says China

Threats cannot help resolve crisis in Korean peninsula, says China

Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that threatening action or rhetoric cannot help resolve the deteriorating situation in the Korean Peninsula.

Japan says jet fighters conducted drills with US aircraft over East China Sea

Japanese F-15 fighter jets on Saturday conducted an air exercise with U.S. B1-B bombers in the skies above the East China Sea, Japan`s Air Self Defence Force (ASDF) said.

US bombers drill over Korean peninsula after latest North Korea launch

US bombers drill over Korean peninsula after latest North Korea launch

The drills, involving two supersonic US B-1B bombers, four US stealth F-35B jets as well as South Korean and Japanese fighter jets, came at the end of annual joint US-South Korea military exercises.

South Korea, US wrap up annual war drills; Donald Trump says talk not the answer

South Korea, US wrap up annual war drills; Donald Trump says talk not the answer

South Korea and the United States were finishing annual war games on the Korean peninsula on Thursday amid high tension over North Korea`s weapons programmes and a disagreement between U.S. President Donald Trump and his defence secretary on how to respond.

Russian nuclear bombers fly near North Korea in rare show of force

Russian nuclear bombers fly near North Korea in rare show of force

The flight, which also included planes with advanced intelligence gathering capabilities, was over international waters and was announced by the Russian Defence Ministry on the same day as Moscow complained about the U.S.-South Korean war games.

Resolve Korean Peninsula issue via diplomatic means: China to US

China will continue to implement UN Security Council resolutions and play an active role in the peaceful resolution of the Korean Peninsula issue.

Korea tensions ease slightly as US officials play down war risks

Tensions on the Korean peninsula eased slightly on Monday as South Korea`s president said resolving Pyongyang`s nuclear ambitions must be done peacefully and key U.S. officials played down the risk of an imminent war with North Korea.

US ready to stop North Korean nuke menace: Donald Trump tells Emmanuel Macron

The US is ready along with its allies to apply the full range of diplomatic, economic and military measures to stop the North Korean nuclear menace, President Donald Trump told his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Saturday.

China urges all parties not to heighten tension on Korean peninsula

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi urged all parties on Thursday not to heighten tensions on the Korean peninsula and said China had already clearly condemned North Korea`s latest missile test.

US bombers fly over Korean Peninsula in response to Pyongyang`s missile test

US bombers fly over Korean Peninsula in response to Pyongyang`s missile test

US strategic bombers flew over the Korean Peninsula in a pointed show of force in response to Pyongyang`s latest intercontinental ballistic missile, American officials said Saturday. 

North Korean defectors down as border tightened: Seoul

In the six months to June, 593 Northerners entered South Korea, down 20.8 per cent from the same period in 2016, statistics compiled by Seoul's Unification Ministry showed.

No girls allowed: Japan's men-only island gets UNESCO nod

The tiny landmass of Okinoshima is permanently manned by a Shinto priest who prays to the island's goddess, in a tradition that has been kept up for centuries.

Amid tensions, US files bombers over Korean Peninsula in show of force

US bombers carried out a rare live fire drill in South Korea on Saturday, flying close to the DMZ in a show of force after Pyongyang's latest missile test, the South's defence ministry said.

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull warns Asian leaders of 'coercive China'

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull warns Asian leaders of 'coercive China'

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has used a key speech on security in Singapore to warn the Asian countries against a "coercive China" and said small powers will unite against Beijing if it tries to bully neighbours.

Russia, China urge caution in countering North Korea's N programme

Moscow and Beijing also favour measures that would counter North Korea's nuclear programme, but at the same time not hamper a political settlement in the region, Lavrov said.

South Korea military fires warning shots at object flying near border with North Korea

South Korea has repeatedly accused the North of flying suspected spy drones across the tense border. 

North Korea says US has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks

North Korea`s deputy U.N. envoy said on Friday that the United States needed to roll back its "hostile policy" toward the country before there could be talks between the pair.

North Korea seeks Southeast Asian support in row with US

North Korea has appealed to Southeast Asian countries for support in its row with the United States to prevent what it warned could be a "nuclear holocaust", according to a letter obtained by AFP.

Xi Jinping urges 'restraint' over North Korea as US carrier approaches

Xi Jinping urges 'restraint' over North Korea as US carrier approaches

The US leader has repeatedly called on China, the North's sole major ally, to do more to rein in Pyongyang, as tensions in the region soar amid speculation it will conduct another nuclear test.

Shinzo Abe, Donald Trump discuss North Korea amid rising tensions

Shinzo Abe, Donald Trump discuss North Korea amid rising tensions

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump on Monday discussed North Korea over the telephone amid heightened tensions surrounding the country.