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  • North Korea 'finishes missile launch preparations' and warns foreigners to evacuate South

    04/09/2013 5:00:00 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 60 replies
    Express ^ | April 9, 2013
    North Korea 'finishes missile launch preparations' and warns foreigners to evacuate South NORTH Korea has completed preparations for a mid-range missile launch from its east coast, officials in Seoul have revealed just hours after foreigners living in South Korea were warned to quit the country. North Korea's Asia-Pacific Peace Committee said in a statement monitored in Seoul that foreign nationals should find out in advance where they can take shelter as well as examine evacuation plans to leave the country. "We do not wish harm on foreigners in South Korea should there be a war," said the KCNA news agency,...
  • N.Korea Readying for(NEW)Intermediate Range Missile Launch (These Are New Missiles/New Threat)

    06/01/2009 11:17:32 PM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 39 replies · 1,871+ views
    Jiji Tsushin via Yahoo Japan (in Japanese) ^ | 2 June 2009 | Jiji Tsushin Press (Translation)
    Breaking on Yahoo News in Japan (link). Begin my translation: Yonhap News reporting out of South Korea on Tuesday afternoon local, North Korea is preparing for a possible intermediate range misssile (or missiles) launch from its southern central Gangwon Province from the Kittaeryung area.... The South Korean military command has revealed this to Korean parlimentarians today. These intermediate range missile has the potential to any part of the territory of Japan. (Rodong Missiles) ....They previously had a range of 1300 kilometers, but since have be revised to have a range of 3000 kilometers. ....North Korean fired six missiles toward Japan...
  • N. Korea Threatens To Sieze Or Attack US/S. Korean Commercial Vessels in the Yellow Sea (Breaking)

    05/27/2009 1:23:59 AM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 93 replies · 5,311+ views
    Jiji Tsushin via Yahoo Japan (in Japanese) ^ | 27 April 2009 | AmericanInTokyo
    Begin my translation: From a dispatch in Seoul per Japanese JIJI wire services, North Korea's Central News Agency [KCNA] on Wednesday, May 27th said that with South Korea's threatened "total" participation in the PSI Initiative (which allows North Korean ships to be stopped and checked by various nations for nuclear weapons being exported) that it amounts to a "declaration of war against North Korea". The statement was released by the North Korean military representative in Panmunjom military armistace area. He iterated that from now on, South Korean and American vessels traveling in the Yellow Sea (West Sea, just off...
  • BREAKING: N KOREA CALLS S KOREAN DECISION TO JOIN ANTI-PROLIFERATION PROGRAM A DECLARATION OF WAR

    05/26/2009 9:03:31 PM PDT · by Arec Barrwin · 109 replies · 4,940+ views
    BNO NEWS ^ | MAY 26, 2009 | BNO NEWS
    ALSO: # BULLETIN -- NORTH KOREA ABANDONS KOREAN WAR ARMISTICE.6 minutes ago from BNO Headquarters # BULLETIN -- NORTH KOREA SAYS IT WILL "USE ITS MILITARY" TO RESPOND TO SOUTH KOREAN DECISION.9 minutes ago from BNO Headquarters # BULLETIN -- NORTH KOREA CALLS SOUTH KOREAN DECISION TO JOIN ANTI-PROLIFERATION PROGRAM A DECLARATION OF WAR.10 minutes ago from BNO Headquarters
  • WHY IRAN CHOSE AUGUST TO RESPOND

    06/29/2006 2:01:12 PM PDT · by FARS · 20 replies · 1,319+ views
    KRSI RADIO - VOICE OF IRAN 7/24 ^ | 6/26/06 | Alan Peters
    The Falcon crash, which killed those in this picture, was a flight handled by French ground crews whose allegiance might have been compromised to create an instrument failure. The pilots mysteriously ran out of fuel. WHY IRAN CHOSE MID-AUGUST TO RESPOND ROILING WATERS To reach a conclusion about Iran's choice of this approximate date we also have to look at "neo-Iran" as it has evolved since Mahmoud Ahmadi-Nejad became President in August, 2005. He immediately set forth into implementing a palace coup against the old timers and Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and now strives for Iran to be the leader...
  • BUSH BEGINS TO OPENLY DISCUSS PRE-EMPTIVE MILITARY STRIKE ON N.KOREA (JAPANESE PRESS ARTICLE)

    02/09/2003 7:49:19 PM PST · by AmericanInTokyo · 82 replies · 586+ views
    SponNichi from Kyodo News Reporter Stationed in Washington, D.C. ^ | 10 February 2003 (Japan Time) | SponNichi Daily (Tokyo) from Kyodo News Sources
    "Freepranslation" (from the original Japanese-language news article) provided by "AmericanInTokyo"Article Title: "President Bush: "In Addition, Possibility of Military Attack on North Korea" (SponNichi: 2/10/03) ("Bush daitoryo kita chosen kougeki mo")Came across this interesting Japanese article today (10 Feb) on the "SponNichi" website. This daily paper is known for tabloid articles designed for the Japanese salaryman, but often is correct to a 't', and pulls no punches by relating complex problems in simple terms that the average Japanese readership can understand.The article was based on comments to SponNichi by the Washington DC journalist staff of Kyodo News Wire, the Japanese...
  • (Urgent) N.Korea's Bold Move To Produce (6) Nukes Highlighted Today on S. Korean TV (Link to Video)

    01/31/2003 9:04:38 AM PST · by AmericanInTokyo · 45 replies · 697+ views
    YTN TV, Seoul, Korea (w/video link) ^ | 31 January 2003 | YTN TV, Seoul, Korea (w/video link)
    YTN-TV, one of the major South Korean TV networks (and all South Korean TV stations tonight, along with South Korean daily press on the web) have done urgent, top stories on the The New York Times report today that indicate United States intelligence espionage satellites have picked up the movement of many North Korean trucks at Yongbyon, North Korea (nuclear processing facility) pointing to the removal and transfer (to where? for what purpose?) of nearly 8,000 nuclear fuel rods for possible plutonium reprocessing in an effort to produce up to nearly SIX nuclear weapons. The other intent discussed is...
  • MORE NONSENSE FROM N. KOREA: DPRK ENVOY TO U.N. VOWS WAR IF U.N. SANCTIONS AFTER I.A.E.A. WITHDRAWL

    01/10/2003 10:49:01 AM PST · by AmericanInTokyo · 67 replies · 316+ views
    Sankei Shimbun News (in Japanese) from NYC ^ | 11 January 2003 | Sankei News (in Japanese) from NYC
    Summary synopsis in English of Japanese language article just breaking on the web now, by Sankei News (out of New York City)....Provided by Freeper AITText summary:"UN SANCTIONS AGAINST US WILL BE A DECLARATION OF WAR"North Korean ambassador to the United Nations Mr. Park, in in effort to put a lid on UN sanctions against his nation for withdrawing from the International Atomic Energy Authority (IAEA), threatened in a press conference today at the United Nations [Jan 10], that for the United Nations to go ahead with sanctions on North Korea, it would be interpreted as a 'declaration of war.'He...