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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 launches… Read More »

Taiwan says it plans rescue drills in South China Sea this month

TAIPEI: Taiwan’s coastguard has said it plans to hold rescue drills in waters around Taipei’s sole territorial holding in the disputed South China Sea at the end of this month, and that the drills could involve its navy. The exercises to be held around Itu Aba, known by Taiwan as Taiping, would include drills in… Read More »