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Saudi Arabia downs Yemeni rebel missile: state media

Apo - Saudi Arabia said its air defences on Friday intercepted a missile fired by Yemeni rebels, days after the insurgents' second-in-command was killed in an air raid by Riyadh and its allies.

Japan's vaunted alert system runs up against limits

Apo - On January 5, as Tokyo's commuters were struggling back to work after their long New Year break, blaring sirens from every phone pierced the sleepy atmosphere: "strong" earthquake coming.

Saudis intercept seven Yemen rebel missiles in deadly escalation

Apo - Saudi forces intercepted seven Yemeni rebel missiles on Sunday, including over the capital Riyadh, in a deadly escalation on the eve of the third anniversary of the Saudi-led coalition's intervention in Yemen.

America's missile-defense system not ready for hypersonic threats

Washington - Russian President Vladimir Putin's claim to have developed a new generation of missile that is impervious to any Western shield has highlighted a gap in America's already imperfect missile-defense network.

Pentagon 'fully prepared' after Putin boasts of hypersonic missiles

Washington - The Pentagon on Thursday brushed off Russian President Vladimir Putin's boast of developing "invincible" missiles, claiming the United States was fully prepared for anything that might come its way.

Haqqani militant killed by drone strike in Pakistan: officials

Peshawar - A suspected US drone attack in northwest Pakistan killed a militant from the Haqqani network allied to Afghanistan's Taliban on Wednesday, officials said, days after Afghan authorities accused the group of attacking a Kabul hotel.

Olive branch or booby trap? N. Korea's new tone divides analysts

Seoul - North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un could be laying a trap for the US and the South with his apparent olive branches towards Seoul, analysts say, warning that Pyongyang's ultimate goal is to divide their 70-year alliance.

Inter-Korean hotline reopens after Seoul proposed talks

Seoul - North and South Korea on Wednesday reopened a cross-border hotline which had been shut down since 2016, forging ahead with peace overtures despite taunts from US President Donald Trump who said he has a "much bigger" nuclear button than Kim Jong-Un.

US sanctions two N.Koreans over ballistic missile program

Washington - The United States sanctioned two North Korean officials on Tuesday over the development of ballistic missiles, as Russia and America's top diplomats held talks on Pyongyang's nuclear program.

US sanctions two N.Koreans over ballistic missile program

Washington - The United States sanctioned two North Korean officials on Tuesday over their country's ballistic missile program, in Washington's latest effort to punish Pyongyang for its weapons development drive.

US sanctions two N.Koreans over missile program: statement

Washington - The United States on Tuesday sanctioned two senior North Korean officials over the country's ballistic missile program, the Treasury Department said.

N. Korea slams new UN sanctions as an 'act of war'

Seoul - North Korea slammed fresh UN sanctions imposed over its missile tests as an "act of war" on Sunday, its first response to the latest diplomatic move to punish Pyongyang's ever-accelerating weapons drive.

UN slaps new sanctions on North Korea

New York - With China's backing, the UN Security Council on Friday slapped new sanctions on North Korea that will restrict oil supplies vital for Pyongyang's missile and nuclear programs.

UN weighs new N.Korea sanctions, vote expected Friday

New York - The United States on Thursday presented a draft UN Security Council resolution ramping up sanctions on North Korea by cutting oil supplies vital for Pyongyang's military programs, according to the text obtained by AFP.

Iran 'strongly denies' arming Yemen rebels

Tehran - Tehran strongly denied on Wednesday that it had supplied weapons to Yemeni rebels which they used in attacks on its archfoe Saudi Arabia as alleged by both Riyadh and Washington.

US launches push at UN for action against Iran

New York - The United States will in the coming days discuss several options for UN Security Council action against Iran such as sanctions for violating the arms embargo on Yemen, Ambassador Nikki Haley said Tuesday.

Saudi says it intercepted Yemen rebel missile over Riyadh

Riyadh - Saudi Arabia said it shot down a ballistic missile Tuesday over Riyadh fired from Yemen by Iran-backed Huthi rebels, who announced that the target was the official residence of King Salman.

Saudi intercepts Yemen rebel missile over Riyadh: state media

Riyadh - Saudi Arabia said it intercepted a Yemeni rebel missile over Riyadh on Tuesday, as the rebels said the target was Yamamah palace, the official residence of King Salman.

N. Korea weapons 'sprint' revives spectre of nuclear exchange

Seoul - North Korea's sprint towards full-fledged nuclear statehood accelerated sharply in 2017, raising fears about a devastating atomic exchange to levels not seen since the Cold War.

N.Korea must 'earn its way back to table,' Tillerson tells UN

New York - North Korea must "earn its way back" to the negotiating table, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday, backing away from an earlier offer of unconditional talks to end the stand-off with Pyongyang.

UN chief: Diplomacy needed on N. Korea to avoid catastrophe

New York - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday told the Security Council that diplomatic engagement with North Korea was needed to avoid "a level of danger" that could have catastrophic consequences.

Iran supplied ballistic missile to Yemen rebels: US

Washington - US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley presented what she called "undeniable" evidence Thursday that a ballistic missile fired by Huthi rebels in Yemen at Saudi Arabia last month was Iranian-made, a charge Tehran immediately denied.

US envoy Haley to show Iran 'deliberately violated' obligations

Washington - US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Thursday will present evidence that Iran has "deliberately violated" its international obligations, the Pentagon said.

US envoy Haley to present 'irrefutable evidence' on Iran

New York - US Ambassador Nikki Haley will present "irrefutable evidence" that Iran has tried to cover up violations of international obligations, the US mission said Wednesday.

N. Korea missile test raises flight safety concerns

Seoul - A North Korean ballistic missile was seen by the crew of several airliners last week, aviation authorities said Wednesday, raising concerns about the threat to civilian flights posed by Pyongyang's unannounced tests.

US Patriot missiles may have failed in Saudi Arabia: report

Washington - When Shiite rebels blasted a ballistic missile from Yemen toward the Saudi capital last month, Riyadh officials said they had intercepted and destroyed the incoming rocket.

US lawmaker: likelihood of 'preemptive war' with North Korea grows

Washington - A top Republican lawmaker warned Sunday that the United States moves closer to preemptive war with North Korea every time Pyongyang carries out a missile or nuclear test.

North Korea holds mass celebrations for latest missile test

Seoul - North Korea held mass celebrations for its latest successful long-range missile test, Pyongyang's state media said Saturday, with the regime accusing Washington of "begging for nuclear war" over planned military drills.

Yemen missile fired at Saudi Arabia may be Iran-made: UN experts

New York - UN experts who traveled to Saudi Arabia to inspect fragments of a missile fired from Yemen last month have found a possible link to an Iranian manufacturer, according to a confidential document seen by AFP on Friday.

Germany to cut diplomatic mission in North Korea

Washington - Germany will reduce its diplomatic mission in Pyongyang and require North Korea to shrink its presence in Berlin, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Thursday after meeting his US counterpart.
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