South Korea: There Will Be No War on Korean Peninsula

There will be no war on the Korean peninsula, South Korean President Moon Jae-In stated Thursday, adding that Seoul effectively had a veto over US military action in response to the North's nuclear and missile programs. Alahednews Tensions have soared on the peninsula in recent months, with Pyongyang carrying out its first successful tests of an intercontinental ballistic missile [ICBM], bringing much of the US within range. Last week it threatened to send a salvo of rockets towards the U...
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As Trump Tweets World Into Nuclear Standoff, Bomb Shelter Sales Are Booming

A flurry of reports claim that bomb shelter sales have skyrocketed recently. GIZMODO After North Korea threatened to launch an “enveloping strike” at Guam, the territory’s office of civil defense posted emergency guidelines on Friday, explaining what citizens should do in the event of a missile attack. (“Do not look at the flash or fireball—It can blind you. Take cover behind anything that might offer protection.”) The advisory followed a week of alarming statements by President Trump and No...
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North Korea Predicts “Catastrophe” As Massive U.S. War Games Begin Monday

ZERO HEDGE Traders barely had time to enjoy the lull from the "Armageddon trade" - the rising possibility of a nuclear exchange between the US and North Korea, which peaked over the weekend when various US officials said a nuclear war is not imminent, echoed by a statement by N. Korea's state-run news agency KCNA, before a new set of worries promptly took over, chief among them the ongoing slow motion train wreck in Donald Trump's administration coupled with yesterday's double terrorist attac...
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Another US Citizen ‘Detained’ In North Korea

RUSSIA TODAY A US citizen is reportedly being held by authorities in North Korea on suspicion of carrying out hostile acts against the state. Citing the nation’s KCNA news agency, Reuters reports that Kim Hak Song was arrested Saturday for reasons not yet fully disclosed. READ MORE: ‘Declaration of war’: Russian MPs blast US plans to enforce N. Korea sanctions on foreign territory Song is reportedly an employee at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology. RT.com has cont...
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Chinese peacekeepers intensify training ahead of UN mission in Mali

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oz0vmQrbz0E China's fifth group of peacekeepers on the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali have intensified their training of military skills before their departure to the landlocked west African country in mid-May. China's peacekeepers are being intensively trained in southwestern Yunnan Province for UN peacekeeping mission in Lebanon pic.twitter.com/3V9bajDnYH— China Xinhua News (@XHNews) April 4, 2017 Chinese peacekeepers in training a...
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China flew bombers around Taiwan before Trump call

FOX NEWS On Nov. 26, two Chinese Xian H-6 bombers, along with two escort planes, a Tupolev Tu-154 and Shaanxi Y-8, flew around the island of Taiwan from mainland China, taking off and landing from two separate Chinese military bases. The escort jets were used to collect radar information and conduct other surveillance on American allies such as Japan, Fox News is told. The Chinese bombers stayed in international airspace, according to officials. At different points of the flight, Chines...
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Man Drives Car at Soldiers Guarding French Mosque

A man rammed his car into four soldiers guarding a mosque in the French city of Valence Friday, local officials said. The soldiers were not seriously injured and were able to open fire on the car, injuring the driver twice with bullets, Frédéric Loiseau, Secretary-General of the city prosecutors' office told NBC News. The driver, whose motive was not immediately clear, was in the hospital, he said. Valence is about 60 miles south of Lyon in southern France. The target was the sol...
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Earth Hit by Largest Solar Storm since 2005

The Earth is being battered by a huge solar storm, which could disrupt the power grid and GPS as well as letting people see beautiful auroras. A potent blast of magnetic plasma shot out of the sun on Sunday, travelling faster than usual, according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). It brought with it the biggest solar storm at least since March, and perhaps since September 2005. The solar weather brought with it aurora — spectacular lights...
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Soros Warns US on China-Russia Alliance

"Both the US and China have a vital interest in reaching an understanding because the alternative is so unpalatable," Soros wrote in an article for the New York Review of Books. "The benefits of an eventual agreement between China and the US could be equally far-reaching." According to Soros, the danger could come if Chinese economic reforms fail. In that event, President Xi Jinping "may foster some external conflicts to keep the country united and maintain himself in power." These ...
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Russia to Add 40 missiles to Nuclear Arsenal

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNn19Sf3giI President Vladimir Putin has said Russia will put more than 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles into service this year. It is part of a wide-reaching programme to modernise the country's military. The move comes after the US proposed increasing its military presence in Nato states in Eastern Europe. Nato has condemned the Russian announcement, saying the move amounted to "nuclear sabre-rattling" and was "unjustified" and "dangerous". ...
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Northrop unveils NATO-1 Global Hawk in Europe

Northrop Grumman has unveiled the first of five RQ-4B aircraft for NATO’s Alliance Ground Surveillance programme at a ceremony in Palmdale, California – a milestone on the multinational effort that has been 20 years in the making. The aircraft, a derivative of the Block 40 Global Hawk operated by the US Air Force, is the radar-carrying airborne surveillance component of a far larger intelligence-gathering apparatus that includes fixed and mobile ground control stations and an advanced “PE...
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Russia’s New Fighter Jet is ‘almost a Flying Robot’

Innovative technologies used in the Russia’s fifth generation T-50 fighter jet, which is currently undergoing tests before the start of production in 2016, makes it more of a flying robot than a plane, the developer said. The Sukhoi PAK FA fighter jet, also known as T-50, is “already to some degree a flying robot, where the aviator fulfils the function not only of pilot, but is actually one of the constituent parts of the flying apparatus. That is, the reaction of the aviator is a part of the...
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Bill Clinton: No Regrets for Receiving Foreign Cash

Bill Clinton says he has no regrets about taking millions in foreign cash for his foundation — even though the donations have caused a political headache for Hillary Clinton as she tries to follow him into the Oval Office. In an exclusive interview with NBC News' Cynthia McFadden, the former president said his charity has never done anything "knowingly inappropriate." Under pressure, the foundation recently announced it will only accept contributions from six Western governments going forw...
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Civil War Depicted in Robert Downey Jr. Film

There's a conflict brewing in "Avengers: Age of Ultron," and it doesn't involve megalomaniac robots. After reaching a peace with their structure and roles on the superhero fighting team, Tony Stark/Iron Man and Steve Rogers/Captain America have begun to clash ideologically. The stoic Steve, still reeling from revelations of widespread corruption in "The Winter Soldier," is starting to question the precepts he's followed blindly for so long. Tony, meanwhile, is drifting toward the desire for o...
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