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US renews pressure on China with an eye on North Korea threat

US renews pressure on China with an eye on North Korea threat

US renews pressure on China with an eye on North Korea threat.The Trump administration is putting renewed pressure on China amid frustration with Beijing’s reluctance to deal with North Korea’s nuclear threat.In recent days the Trump administration has approved a USD 1.4 billion arms sale to Taiwan and blacklisted a small Chinese bank over its

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North korea challenges United States,fires cruise missiles after US drills

North Korea fired several suspected short-range anti-ship missiles Thursday, South Korea’s military said, in a continuation of defiant launches as it seeks to build a nuclear missile capable of reaching the continental United States. The projectiles were fired from the North Korean eastern coastal town of Wonsan and likely flew about 200 kilometers (about 125 miles)

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US, Japan, S.Korea call ‘urgent’ Security Council meet

US, Japan, S.Korea call ‘urgent’ Security Council meet United Nations, May 22  The US, Japan and South Korea have called for an urgent UN Security Council meeting  to be held on Tuesday  to discuss North Korea’s missile test on Sunday, diplomatic officials said.The new missile test by Pyongyang comes just a week after the pariah

China nuclear envoy in talks on North Korea threat

Seoul: China’s top nuclear envoy arrived in Seoul today for talks on the North Korean threat, as a US naval strike group headed to the region in a show of force. President Donald Trump, fresh from a missile strike on Syria that was widely interpreted as putting Pyongyang on warning, has asked to be provided