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India Successfully Test-Fires Missile Rival of Israeli Spike & US’s Javelin

India has successfully test-fired its third generation anti-tank missile at the Pokhran range. Developed by the Defence Research and DevelopmentOrganisation (DRDO), the Prospina missile is claimed to be far superior to Javelin of the US and Israeli Spike missile. New Delhi (Sputnik) – Prospina, which has 'fire & forget' and 'top attack' capabilities, will

South Korea’s President Moon says war with North highly possible

South Korea's newly-elected President Moon Jae-in has warned of a "high possibility" of conflict with North Korea amid the latter's rapidly advancing missile and military nuclear programs. "The reality is that there is a high possibility of a military conflict at the NLL (Northern Limit Line) and military demarcation line," Moon said during a

China jets intercept US spy plane over East China Sea-official

  The United States says two Chinese jets have intercepted a US spy plane flying over the East China Sea. The Chinese Sukhoi Su-30 jets reportedly came within close proximity of an American four-engine WC-135 jet, with one of the Su-30s flying upside down, directly above the American plane, Lieutenant Colonel Lori Hodge, a spokesperson for

Pyongyang Calls for Easing of Hostility With Seoul Before Presidential Election

One day before South Koreans will head to the polls to elect their next president, following the fallout of former President Park Geun-hye's impeachment, a prominent North Korean newspaper called for tensions to be "put to an end." In March, Park was taken into custody on allegations of corruption and criminal

CIA ‘hatches plot’ to assassinate Kim Jong-un: North Korea

The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and South Korea's intelligence services have "hatched vicious plot" to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-un involving "biochemical substances" during public ceremonial events in Pyongyang, according to the country's state media. The North's ministry of state security said in a statement on Friday that the

China faults U.S. THAAD anti-missile deployment

(Xinhua/NAN) China on Thursday resolutely opposed the deployment the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) anti-missile system, pledging to continue real combat-oriented military training and drills to safeguard national security. Chinese Defence Ministry spokesperson Yang Yujun voiced China’s opposition, while answering a question on the latest development that parts of the

US Lawmakers Briefed on North Korea Threat

Lawmakers from both the Senate and the House of Representatives received separate extraordinary classified briefings by the administration of President Donald Trump Wednesday. Those attending were able to ask questions of the president's national security team and learn about the "broad range of options to remove this threat" from North Korea, which a

Demand for nuclear shelters, purifiers surges as N Korea tension mounts

TOKYO-Sales of nuclear shelters and radiation-blocking air purifiers have surged in Japan in recent weeks as North Korea has pressed ahead with missile tests in defiance of U.N. sanctions. A small company that specializes in building nuclear shelters, generally under people's houses, has received eight orders in April alone compared with

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