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North Korea warns of 'merciless' strikes as US carrier joins South Korea drills

SEOUL: North Korea warned the United States on Tuesday of “merciless” attacks if an aircraft carrier strike group led by the USS Carl Vinson, which is joining South Korean forces for exercises, infringes on its sovereignty or dignity. North Korea, which has alarmed its neighbours with two nuclear tests and a string of missile launchesā€¦ Read More »

France to deploy aircraft carrier against Islamic State – Hollande

PARIS: France will deploy its Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier to the Middle East in the autumn to participate in operations against Islamic State militants, President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday. “The battle group, which includes the Charles de Gaulle, will again be deployed to operation Chammal… because we have to strike back at thoseā€¦ Read More »