China and Russia have dispatched spy vessels to shadow a fleet of US aircraft carriers heading to North Korean waters. Beijing has sought Moscows help in averting the mounting crisis over Pyongyangs repeated nuclear tests.
North Korea appears to have a placed a device in a tunnel at its nuclear test site that could be detonated Saturday or even sooner, U.S. government and other sources said Wednesday. "We have no comment but we will be watching closely," an official at th
According to Korean news agency Chosun, the "Chinese army has deployed about 150,000 troops to the North Korean border in two groups to prepare for unforeseen circumstances." The reason: the prospect of "military options", such as preemptive attacks on North Korea, like the one the United States
South Korea on Sunday condemned a ballistic missile launch by North Korea, saying it was a grave threat to peace and safety on the Korean peninsula, and a clear violation of resolutions by the U.N. Security Council.
Japan will make a strong protestto North Korea through diplomatic routes via China, its topcabinet official said on Sunday, after the isolated state fireda ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast.