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China, South Korea agree to mend ties after THAAD stand-off

Seoul and Beijing on Tuesday agreed to move beyond a year-long stand-off over the deployment of a US anti-missile system in South Korea.

Oct 31, 2017, 15:37 PM IST

Vladimir Putin says sanctions, pressure alone won't resolve North Korea crisis

Putin denounced North Korea`s sixth and largest nuclear bomb test on Sunday, saying Russia did not recognise its nuclear status.


Sep 06, 2017, 15:41 PM IST

Know about Guam island, the US territory North Korea plans to attack with Intermediate-range missiles

US President Donald Trump has vowed to answer any more threats by North Korea with "fire and fury".

Aug 10, 2017, 16:07 PM IST

Russia urges restraint, dialogue after North Korea's missile test

On Friday, North Korea test-fired a missile, which the country described as an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) called Hwasong-14, according to South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).

Jul 31, 2017, 23:09 PM IST

Donald Trump keeps it friendly with Xi Jinping at G20 on North Korea threat

Trump campaigned in last year's presidential election on cracking down on China for its trade practices, but he softened his rhetoric after taking office, saying he wanted to work with China on the nuclear issue.

Jul 09, 2017, 10:40 AM IST

US to test THAAD missile system amid North Korea tensions

The US Missile Defense Agency has said that it would soon test an anti-ballistic missile system, days after North Korea demonstrated its arsenal was capable of striking parts of Alaska.

Jul 08, 2017, 11:33 AM IST

South Korea's President Moon Jae-In arrives in Washington

Moon, who backs engagement with nuclear-armed North Korea, was to meet on Thursday with Trump during his first foreign outing since being sworn in last month after a landslide election win.


Jun 29, 2017, 09:53 AM IST

South Koreans march to protest United States missile defence system

Around 4,000 people participated in the demonstration, the largest since South Korea and the United States agreed to deploy the system, known as Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence (THAAD).


Jun 24, 2017, 16:13 PM IST

''Shocked'' South Korea leader Moon Jae-in orders probe into extra US THAAD launchers

Moon was "shocked" to hear that the four additional THAAD launchers, deployed to counter the North Korean missile threat.

May 30, 2017, 12:44 PM IST

China says willing to put South Korea ties back on track, urges THAAD resolution

China wants to put ties with South Korea back on a "normal track", President Xi Jinping said on Friday.

May 19, 2017, 12:56 PM IST

China's Xi Jinping willing to put South Korea ties back on track

The US has 28,500 troops in South Korea to guard against the North Korean threat. A major conflict is possible with North, says Trump and Moon.

May 19, 2017, 09:59 AM IST

North Korea missile detected by THAAD, programme progressing faster than expected: South Korea

Han Min-koo told South Korea`s parliament the test-launch had been detected by the controversial U.S. THAAD anti-missile system, whose deployment in the South has infuriated China.

May 16, 2017, 20:52 PM IST

Xi Jinping, Moon Jae-In agree denuclearising North Korea `common goal`: Seoul

Chinese leader Xi Jinping and new South Korean president Moon Jae-In agreed Thursday that denuclearising North Korea was a "common goal" between them, Moon`s office said.

May 11, 2017, 11:38 AM IST

India, China should have mutual trust, respect: Chinese scholar

India and China should have mutual trust and respect rather than disrespect for each other, and come to an agreement on contentious issues which benefits both sides.

May 05, 2017, 18:29 PM IST

China demands halt to US missile shield in South Korea

China on Tuesday demanded an immediate halt to a controversial US missile shield hours after Washington announced that the defence system was now operational in South Korea.

May 02, 2017, 19:10 PM IST

THAAD can defend against North Korean missiles

A contentious US anti-missile system based in southeastern South Korea can now defend against North Korean missiles.

May 02, 2017, 08:38 AM IST

THAAD missile defense system now operational in S.Korea: US official

"It has reached initial intercept capability," the official told AFP on condition of anonymity.

May 02, 2017, 00:06 AM IST

South Korea says US reaffirms it will pay THAAD costs; Donald Trump calls Asia allies

South Korea said the United States had reaffirmed it would shoulder the cost of deploying the THAAD anti-missile system.

May 01, 2017, 09:12 AM IST

Conflict with North Korea is US' 'biggest worry': Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has admitted that conflict with North Korea is presently the biggest concern on his plate.

Apr 28, 2017, 08:55 AM IST

THAAD in South Korea to be operational soon: US

According to the CNN, US Pacific Command chief told the House Armed Services Committee that the THAAD missile defense system would be "operational in the coming days".

Apr 27, 2017, 12:59 PM IST