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New clues in case of missing Australian backpacker Rye Hunt

New clues in case of missing Australian...

A NEW series of clues has been unearthed in the hunt for the Australian backpacker who disappeared...

Amjad Sabri: Pakistanis mourn singer killed by Taliban

Amjad Sabri: Pakistanis mourn singer...

Pakistan is mourning one of its most famous singers, Amjad Sabri, who was shot dead in Karachi by...

North Korea: Inside the lives of Pyongyang’s rich kids

North Korea: Inside the lives of...

THEY love fashion and like most teenagers are happy to spend money to look good.

Man hurls explosive device at Shanghai airport, then attempts suicide

Man hurls explosive device at Shanghai...

Four passengers were wounded after a man hurled an explosive device at a check-in counter at...

Obama to make historic visit to Hiroshima

Obama to make historic visit to...

President Obama will visit Hiroshima when he travels to Japan this month for a summit of key...

Suicide blast claimed by Taliban faction in Pakistan claims at least 64 lives

Suicide blast claimed by Taliban faction...

The group has been behind several acts of terrorism in Pakistan in recent years. The latest claim...

Bangladesh forces storm Dhaka hostage cafe

Bangladesh forces storm Dhaka hostage...

Hundreds of troops are storming a cafe in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, where gunmen took at least...

Thailand's heir apparent Maha Vajiralongkorn raises fears – and eyebrows

Thailand's heir apparent Maha...

Crown prince is best known for making his poodle Foo Foo an air chief marshal, but his darker side...

Tokyo Olympics: Japan to 'fully cooperate' with suspicious payments inquiry

Tokyo Olympics: Japan to 'fully...

French authorities investigating payments made to a secret bank account alleged to have helped Tokyo...

A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor launches from the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska in Kodiak, Alaska, last month. Picture: Missile Defense Agency/AFP

If North Korea attacked Guam, Donald Trump would have to make a quick choice  

  •   15/08/2017 06:21:00 PM
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NORTH Korea might be holding off its plan to target Guam in a missile attack. But here’s what would happen if it did follow through.


North Korea leader 'briefed on Guam strike plan'  

  •   14/08/2017 10:26:00 PM
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North Korea said Tuesday that its military presented leader Kim Jong Un with plans to launch missiles into waters near Guam and "wring the windpipes of the Yankees" by creating "enveloping fire" near the key U.S. military hub in the Pacific.

South Korean President Moon Jae-In. Picture: AFP.

North Korea crisis: South’s leader in plea to avoid war

  •   14/08/2017 10:31:00 AM
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SOUTH Korean President Moon Jae-in has called on his US allies to help prevent a war, amid worsening tension over the North’s nuclear threat.

People participate in a Pyongyang city mass rally held at Kim Il Sung Square on August 9, 2017 © KCNA / Reuters

North Korea says 3.5mn volunteers ‘ready to retaliate against US’

  •   12/08/2017 01:02:00 PM
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At least 3.5 million young people and retired soldiers have joined the North Korean military to fight in the event of a war against the US, state media said, adding that people are rising up “to retaliate against” Washington.

US President Donald Trump said the US military is ready to act. Picture: AFP PHOTO / Nicholas Kamm

President Trump says US military solutions ‘locked and loaded’ against North Korea

  •   11/08/2017 10:10:00 AM
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PRESIDENT Trump said US military solutions are "locked and loaded” in a direct threat against North Korea as tensions continue to mount.

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‘Fire and fury’ wasn’t tough enough - Trump on North Korea

  •   10/08/2017 04:04:00 PM
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US President Donald Trump said his “fire and fury” warning to North Korea may not have been “tough enough,” shrugging off domestic critics who accused him of reckless rhetoric.

US President Donald Trump warned of North Korean proliferation nearly 20 years ago. Picture: NICHOLAS KAMM

President Trump spruiks US ‘nuclear arsenal’ as archive footage of North Korean interview surfaces

  •   09/08/2017 12:48:00 PM
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PRESIDENT Trump has vowed the US will remain the “most powerful nation in the world” and bragged about its “stronger and more powerful” nuclear arsenal in a direct threat against North Korea online.

Trump’s tough talk with North Korea has led a precarious situation, however experts believe people remain safe. Picture: AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMM

North Korean attack on Guam could invoke Article 5 of NATO Treaty if carried out

  •   09/08/2017 12:45:00 PM
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AN ATTACK on the tiny Pacific territory of Guam could escalate to draw in the world’s most powerful nations within 24 hours under a rarely-used clause of the NATO military alliance.

President Donald Trump's comments threatening North Korea "with fire and fury" are sparking fears that a conflict with the U.S. could be escalating. (Aug. 9) AP

'Not helpful,' Donald: World reaction to Trump's 'fire and fury' comments

  •   09/08/2017 10:24:00 AM
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President Donald Trump's comments threatening North Korea "with fire and fury" are sparking fears that a conflict with the U.S. could be escalating. (Aug. 9) AP

©  US President Donald Trump © Carlos Barria / Reuters

Trump warns North Korea new threats will be met with ‘fire & fury’

  •   08/08/2017 05:18:00 PM
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US President Donald Trump has yet again called for tough and decisive action over the “dangers posed by North Korea,” while praising the UN's solidarity over the crisis. Meanwhile, the Pentagon is reportedly reviewing missile restrictions with Seoul.

Japan Defense Paper

North Korea now making missile-ready nuclear weapons, U.S. analysts say

  •   08/08/2017 01:24:00 PM
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A confidential assessment by the Defense Intelligence Agency says that North Korea has already developed a miniaturized nuclear weapon that can fit on top of an ICBM. (The Washington Post)

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North Korean says it will launch ‘thousands-fold’ revenge against the US over UN sanctions

  •   07/08/2017 11:07:00 AM
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NORTH Korea says it will launch “thousands-fold” revenge against the United States over the adoption of tough U.N. sanctions imposed after its intercontinental ballistic launches.

North Korea missile "seen from Japan"

North Korea: UN backs fresh sanctions over missile tests

  •   05/08/2017 05:28:00 PM
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The United Nations Security Council has agreed on fresh sanctions against North Korea over its missile programme.

Australian Federal Police Deputy Commissioner Michael Phelan, right, said it's concerning the device was able to make its way into the country, but that added measures have been put in place. (Jason Reed/Reuters)

Men tried to get bomb on Sydney plane in ISIS-directed plot, Australian police say

  •   04/08/2017 09:26:00 AM
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One of the accused men allegedly used his unwitting brother to transport explosive device


Passenger plane flies past North Korea ballistic missile crash site just minutes after test

  •   02/08/2017 09:45:00 AM
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A French commercial airliner flew past the airspace where North Korea's most recent ballistic missile would land less than 10 minutes after, according to ABC News.


North Korea: US not seeking regime change, says Rex Tillerson

  •   01/08/2017 06:54:00 PM
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The US government is not seeking a regime change in North Korea, the secretary of state says, amid tensions over Pyongyang's weapons programme.

(Photo: SAUL LOEB, AFP/Getty Images)

China to Trump: Don't blame us for North Korea, trade issues

  •   31/07/2017 01:44:00 PM
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Trump has repeatedly claimed that China could easily pressure North Korea into curtailing its missile and nuclear programs. He raised the issue again in tweets Saturday.


World Under ICBM's red glare, Pyongyang pretties up its 'pyramid'

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That, of course, is Kim's other pet project.

Gavin Fernando had an amazing time in China. But it was also supremely bizarre. Picture: Gavin Fernando

The weird and wonderful things you notice when you travel to China

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THE MOMENT the immigration officer opened my passport, I knew China would be a unique experience.

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