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A $5b bill and Japan tensions in focus as US defence heads visit South Korea

A US$5 billion (S$6.81 billion) demand to meet the cost of hosting American troops, and tensions between Seoul and Tokyo that threaten to undercut regional cooperation are set to top the agenda when senior US defence officials visit South Korea this week.

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North Korea assails US, South Korea and UN nuclear agency

North Korea on Monday accused the United States of “political and military provocations” and South Korea of “double-dealing behavior.”

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South Carolina nuclear power plant operator insists ‘no danger to public’ after ‘small leak’ forces reactor SHUTDOWN

A nuclear power plant in South Carolina was forced to halt operations indefinitely to repair a “small” coolant leak in its reactor. The plant operator insists the incident is so minor there was no need to inform the public.

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Australia urges evacuations ahead of ‘catastrophic’ fire threat

Authorities in Australia’s eastern states of Queensland and New South Wales declared a state of emergency on Monday as the region prepared for “catastrophic” fire conditions.

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N. Korean State Media Criticizes Seoul’s Delegation to Japan’s Enthronement Event

North Korean state-run media has criticized South Korea for sending a delegation to the enthronement ceremony new Japanese Emperor Naruhito, calling it a “subservient” act.

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North Korea presumed to have fired missile from submarine — Yonhap

North Korea may have launched its ballistic missile from a submarine, Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday citing South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).

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S. Korea Displays F-35 Stealth Jets Seen by North as a Threat

South Korea showcased newly acquired F-35 stealth fighter jets to mark Armed Forces Day on Tuesday as President Moon Jae-in tries to allay concerns that his policy of engagement with North Korea may be weakening the South’s commitment to defense.

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Typhoon Tapah disrupts hundreds of flights in Japan, South Korea

Hundreds of domestic flights in Japan were cancelled because of Typhoon Tapah, and the storm is expected to cause similar flight disruptions when it makes landfall later Sunday (Sept 22) in South Korea.

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Military Invasion in Venezuela to Have Fatal Consequences for Entire Continent

The military invasion in Venezuela will have fatal consequences for entire South America, the Venezuelan Defenсe Ministry said.

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Typhoon Lingling knocks out power for thousands in South Korea

Typhoon winds toppled trees, grounded planes and left thousands of South Korean homes without electricity on Saturday as a powerful storm system brushed up against the Korean Peninsula. Strong winds and rain from Typhoon Lingling caused power outages in some 17,000 homes on the southern resort island of Jeju and in southern mainland regions, South Korea’s Ministry of the Interior and Safety said.

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Japan’s exclusion of S Korea from whitelist takes effect

Japan on Wednesday put into force its decision to remove South Korea from a list of favoured trade partners, further deepening a row between the two countries over trade and wartime history.

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North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles into East Sea – JCS

North Korea fired two projectiles presumed to be short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea on Saturday, ratcheting up tensions even after the end of a joint military exercise between the South and the United States, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported.

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North Korea’s latest short-range missile launch complicates U.S. attempts for talks

North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the South Korean military said, the latest in a series of launches in recent weeks amid stalled denuclearisation talks.

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Explosions at ammunition warehouse kill one and injure 29 in South Baghdad

A series of explosions at a warehouse storing weapons and ammunition killed one person and injured 29 people in South Baghdad on Monday.

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Kim Says North Korea’s Missile Launches Were Intended to Send a Warning

North Korea said Wednesday leader Kim Jong Un supervised a live-fire demonstration of newly developed, short-range ballistic missiles intended to send a warning to the United States and South Korea over their joint military exercises.

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South Korea to send naval unit to Strait of Hormuz: Report

South Korea plans to join a United States-led maritime force in the Middle East by sending a naval unit, which includes a destroyer, to help guard oil tankers sailing through the Strait of Hormuz, a South Korean newspaper reported on Monday (July 29).

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