Friday, 15 December, 2017

US B-1B bombers to fly over Korean peninsula on Wednesday -Yonhap

China conducts aerial drills over West Sea and East China Sea South Korean Military to Launch Drone Bot Combat Unit
Kenny Thornton | 07 December, 2017, 05:42

But UPI is reporting that a national defense budget approved by the country's National Assembly on Wednesday apportions only about US$312,800 for use by a special brigade that could be used to remove Kim from power if full-fledged hostilities erupt on the Korean peninsula.

The F-22 Raptor multi-role fighter was created by Boeing and Lockheed Martin and was made operational by the US Air Force in 2005. While Moon also voiced skepticism over the missile system before assuming power, analysts said ongoing North Korean missile testing made it hard for him to roll back deployment.

China and Russian Federation had proposed that the United States and South Korea stop major military exercises in exchange for North Korea halting its weapons programs.

Chinese nuclear expert Wei Shijie said, "It is just a matter of time to detect it, because there are cracks on mountains where radioactive substances will leak".

The senator had told CBS that South Korea should be an unaccompanied tour.

"China has great concerns about the USA alliance in the region and if China can build good relations with one of those U.S. allies, that can work to undermine (the alliance), in some sense".

B-1 flights represent the US's go-to response for North Korean provocations, such as missile tests, and the bomber flights draw a strong, sometimes dangerously escalating response from Pyongyang.

Osmania University suspends classes after protests on campus, exams postponed
Murali, a first-generation student, hailed from Dulapur village in Jagadevpur Mandal, Medak district. However, they were detained and shifted to Jagdevpur police station.

North Korea suggested the drills they will push the area to the "brink of war".

"These confrontational war-mongering remarks can not be interpreted in any other way but as a warning to us to be prepared for a war on the Korean peninsula", he said.

"The remaining question now is: when will the war break out?" the spokesman said late on Wednesday in a statement carried by North Korea's official KCNA news agency.

The high tensions on the peninsula are raising concerns, prompting the United Nations' political affairs chief Jeffrey Feltman to make a rare trip to Pyongyang.

China has proposed that the North suspend missile and nuclear tests in exchange for a suspension of US-South Korean military exercises, a suggestion Washington has repeatedly rejected.

A South Korea official said on Tuesday that the North's leader may make the completion of its nuclear program official in his New Year's message.

North Korea successfully launched a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) last week, following which the country declared that it had "realized the great historic cause of completing the state nuclear force".

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