G20, APEC, ASEAN: World leaders conclude three summits in Asia — with Russia firmly on the sidelines

bangkok thailand CNN — The three major summits of world leaders that took place across Asia in the past week have made one thing clear: Vladimir Putin is now sidelined on the world stage. Putin, whose attack on Ukraine over the past nine months has devastated the European country and roiled the global economy, declined … Read more

Daughter of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s is revealed to the world in first public appearance

Seoul, South Korea CNN — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the launch of “a new type” of intercontinental ballistic missile Friday, alongside his young daughter, whose existence had not previously been confirmed. Striking photographs released by the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) appear to show Kim hand in hand with the girl, … Read more

North Korean missile lands close to South Korean waters for first time in decades

Seoul, South Korea CNN — North Korea fired at least 10 missiles Wednesday, including one that landed close to South Korean territorial waters for the first time since the 1945 division of the peninsula, South Korean officials said. Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said one short-range ballistic missile landed in international waters 167 kilometers … Read more

North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles, South Korea says

Seoul, South Korea CNN — North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into waters off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula on Friday, according to South Korean military officials, adding to tensions in the region. The missiles were fired from Tongchon county in North Korea’s eastern Kangwon province between 11:59 am and 12:18 pm … Read more

Kim Jong Un talks up North Korea’s nuclear threat after latest missile tests

Seoul, South Korea CNN — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday warned adversaries his nuclear forces are fully prepared for “actual war,” a day after the isolated country’s latest launch in a recent flurry of missile tests. “Our nuclear combat forces… proved again their full preparedness for actual war to bring the enemies … Read more

Four takeaways from Ohio’s US Senate debate

CNN — The debate between Democrat Tim Ryan and Republican JD Vance in Ohio’s closer-than-expected Senate contest began with a testy exchange on the economy and quickly returned from there into a contentious – and at times personal – clash. This race was not a contest Republicans believed would require as much money and attention … Read more

North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile, Japanese PM says

CNN — North Korea launched a suspected ballistic missile, the Japanese government said on Sunday. The Japan Coast Guard reported the possible ballistic missile from North Korea appears to have already failed. The coast guard instructed vessels to pay attention to information and to not approach any objects which have failed in the sea. It … Read more

Biden offers stark ‘Armageddon’ warning on the dangers of Putin’s nuclear threats

Washington CNN — President Joe Biden on Thursday delivered a stark warning about the dangers behind Russian President Vladimir Putin’s nuclear threats as Moscow continues to face military setbacks in Ukraine. “First time since the Cuban missile crisis, we have a direct threat of the use (of a) nuclear weapon if in fact things continue … Read more

North Korea: US moves aircraft carrier strike group near Korea after North’s missile launches, South Korea says

Seoul, South Korea CNN — United States, South Korean and Japanese warships performed a missile defense exercise in the Sea of ​​Japan on Thursday, two days after North Korean sent a ballistic missile over Japan, the US-Indo Pacific Command said in a statement. The two US warships, the guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville and the guided-missile … Read more

Japan issues rare alert as North Korea fires missile without warning over island

Seoul, South Korea CNN — Japan urged residents to take shelter early Tuesday morning after North Korea fired a ballistic missile without warning over the country for the first time in five years, in a major and potentially dangerous escalation of recent weapons tests by the Kim Jong Un regime. The launch, which prompted immediate … Read more