Friday, South Korea conducted a military exercise to defend the most eastern Dokdo islets of the country. These are the first exercises of this type in four months
Unification minister calls for interim deal in U.S.-North Korea nuclear talks
NHK says it's investigating why a news alert today incorrectly said a North Korean missile had landed in the Pacific. The alert went out on its app and Internet site but not on TV. NHK is highly trusted in Japan so this is a big mistake for the broadcaster
U.S. officials confirm: No North Korean missile launch
NHK at 00:45: The report of the North Korean missile falling at 0:22 was incorrect
It appears DPRK has launched a projectile which has fallen into the sea off the coast of northern Japan
North Korea has launched a missile
U.S. says it stands ready amid threat of North Korea 'Christmas gift'
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Another Cobra Ball up over Sea of Japan(East Sea), this time a different one. They're rotating with constant on DPRK
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South Korea: Another photo that documents the UAV RQ-4 Block 30 Global Hawk upon its arrival at Sacheon Air Base, December 23, 2019. This is the first of 4, stipulated by the agreement signed between Seoul and the Pentagon. The arrival of the other 3 UAVs is expected in the first half of 2020
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USAF RQ-4 Global Hawk UAV over the Yellow sea, south of North Korea at 53,000ft
USAF E-8C 96-0042 RONIN32 on task over the Korean Peninsula at 31,000 feet
Trump says 'we'll deal with it' on any North Korea "Christmas surprise, could be a vase"
U.S. aviation agency warns commercial airlines about possible North Korea missile launch
President Trump set to sign new wave of sanctions on North Korea into law on Friday night in Washington
Some websites which track North Korea using commercial satellite photos have noted activity at Sohae launch facility, used in past to launch satellites, but US intel is not seeing any preparations for launch & says it could be winter training cycle, @CBSDavidMartin reports
U.S. intelligence says a North Korean short-range missile test or rocket engine test could come at any time, but a long-range missile test – although possible – is not expected until after the first of the year
: Had a very good talk with President Xi of China concerning our giant Trade Deal. China has already started large scale purchaes of agricultural product & more. Formal signing being arranged. Also talked about North Korea, where we are working with China, & Hong Kong (progress.)
Reuters: China foreign ministry says Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng met with US special envoy for North Korea Biegun, exchanged views on NK (no details)
Chinese Foreign Ministry: We hope the United States and North Korea will resume talks as soon as possible
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Among members of the UN General Assembly that voted AGAINST the resolution condemning the Iranian government's gross HumanRights violations, one can see the usual suspects: Syria, Russia, China, North Korea, Cuba, Lebanon, Pakistan, Iraq, and of course, Venezuela.
Biegun to visit China to discuss North Korea: State Department
Head of Pacific Air Forces Gen CQ Brown says he's "watching" for North Korea's "Christmas gift," says US & partners expect it to be a long-range missile. Says he's not concerned recent air exercises were curtailed or cancelled despite NK's persistent short range tests
China urges UN to ease North Korea sanctions, says dialogue must not 'regress'
The situation on the Korean peninsula is at a critical stage - Chinese Foreign Ministry
US Defense Secretary: optimistic about diplomatic efforts with North Korea, but they speech on missile tests is worrisome
"I would be disappointed if something was in the works" by the DPRK, says @POTUS
US envoy Stephen Biegun says to North Korea, 'It is time for us to do our job'
US envoy Stephen Biegun calls recent North Korea statemes hostile, negative, uncessary
North Korea conducts another 'crucial test' at Sohae launch site : KCNA