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Southeast Asian ministers urge North Korea to rein in weapons programs

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Philippines (Reuters) - Southeast Asian defense ministers on Monday expressed "grave concern" over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs and urged the reclusive country to meet its international obligations and resume communications.

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U.S. House to vote on non-nuclear Iran sanctions next week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on new sanctions on Iran's ballistic missile program and on Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah militia, senior House Republicans said on Friday, seeking to take a tough line against Iran without immediately moving to undermine the international nuclear deal.

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Amid South Korea freeze, China says cultural exchanges take the temperature

BEIJING (Reuters) - Cultural exchanges between countries need to consider the "temperature" of popular opinion and how people feel about each other, a senior Chinese official said on Friday, amid a freeze in cultural ties with South Korea over an anti-missile system.

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US preparing for North Korea's 'final step'

CIA Director Mike Pompeo said the United States has to act as if North Korea is on the verge of being able to strike it with a missile and act accordingly -- and that President Donald Trump is ready to do so.

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BRIEF-Lockheed Martin missile defense sensor technology receives prototyping contract

* Lockheed Martin next generation missile defense sensor technology receives prototyping contract Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Iran's Guards say missile program will accelerate despite pressure

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said on Thursday its ballistic missile program would accelerate despite U.S. and European Union pressure to suspend it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported.

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Iran's Guards say missile programme will accelerate despite pressure

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said on Thursday its ballistic missile programme would accelerate despite U.S. and European Union pressure to suspend it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported.

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Iran's Guards say missile program will accelerate despite pressure: agency

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday that the country's ballistic missile program would accelerate despite pressure from the United States and European Union to suspend it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported.

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'Nowhere to hide': North Korean missiles spur anxiety in Japan fishing town

ERIMO, Japan (Reuters) - Ever since North Korea lobbed two missiles far above this windswept fishing town on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, seaweed farmer Mitsuyo Kawamura says she's been on edge.

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BRIEF-Romania signs memorandum with Raytheon on Patriot missiles

* Said in a statement he attended signing of memorandum between Aerostar SA on behalf of Romania's economy ministry and US company Raytheon International Defence System regarding cooperation on equipment and components for the multi-level air defence integrated system.

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Seoul considers unilateral sanctions against North Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea is considering levying its own sanctions on North Korea as the isolated state ramps up tension with its missile and nuclear provocations, the South's vice foreign minister said on Wednesday, but no decision had been made yet.

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N. Korea rejects diplomacy with US for now, source says

A North Korean official reaffirmed Pyongyang's commitment to developing a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching "all the way to the East coast of the mainland US," on Monday, telling CNN that the rogue nation is currently not interested in diplomacy with the US until it achieves that goal.

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U.S. Supreme Court rejects Guantanamo detainee's appeal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday paved the way for a Guantanamo Bay detainee accused of being the mastermind of the 2000 bombing of the guided-missile destroyer USS Cole in a Yemeni port to go on trial before an American war crimes military tribunal.

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Trump to visit Asia Nov. 3-14, focus on North Korea, alliances

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will travel to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, the Philippines and Hawaii between Nov. 3-14, the White House said on Monday, amid rising tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs.

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NATO ships hold missile defense drill near Scotland, Pentagon says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Warships from eight NATO countries participated in live-fire self-defense exercises of ship and missile systems near Scotland on Sunday the U.S. Department of Defense said.

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The World Once Laughed at North Korean Cyberpower. No More.

While the world is fixated on its nuclear missiles, North Korea has also developed a cyberattack program that is stealing millions and unleashing havoc.

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North Korea not ready to hold talks with South Korea in Russia: agencies

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Politicians from North and South Korea will not hold direct talks in Russia on Monday about Pyongyang's nuclear and missile program despite attending the same event, Russian news agencies said on Sunday.

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North Korea revives threat to launch missiles toward Guam

North Korean state media on Friday renewed a threat to launch missiles toward the US territory of Guam, warning that "reckless moves" by the US would compel Pyongyang to take action.

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Russian Senate head to discuss nuclear program with North, South Korea

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A senior official in the Russian parliament will discuss North Korea's missile and nuclear program in separate talks with parliamentarians from Seoul and Pyongyang on Monday, TASS news agency said.

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EU to ban business ties with Pyongyang over nuclear tests

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union is set to agree on Monday to ban business ties with North Korea, part of a new package of sanctions to isolate Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programs.

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Russia, Saudi Arabia close to sign S-400 missile deal: Ifax cites Putin aide

MOSCOW, MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia and Saudi Arabia are on track to sign a contract on supplies of Russia's advanced S-400 air defense missiles to Riyadh, the Interfax news agency cited an aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin as saying on Friday.

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Former friend Malaysia halts all imports from North Korea, data shows

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia, which until recently had been one of Pyongyang's closest friends, has halted all imports from North Korea, as part of global efforts to cut off funding over its nuclear and missile programs.

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White House chief of staff: Americans should be concerned about North Korea

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said Thursday that Americans should be concerned about North Korea's ability to reach the United States with an intercontinental ballistic missile, cryptically telling reporters that if the threat grows "beyond where it is today, well, let's hope that diplomacy works."

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Russia accuses U.S. of denying entry to senior military official

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia accused the United States of denying entry to a senior military official to conduct a joint Russian and Chinese briefing at the United Nations on Thursday that criticized U.S. missile defense systems as a global threat.

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Russia may send more Iskander missiles to Kaliningrad after U.S. moves: RIA cites senior MP

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia may send more Iskander tactical missiles to its Kaliningrad exclave in response to the latest U.S. actions in the Baltics, the RIA news agency cited the head of the lower house of parliament's defense committee, Vladimir Shamanov, as saying on Thursday.

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How a homemade tool helped North Korea's missile program

SEOUL, (Reuters) - In 2009, a pop video from North Korea celebrated a new national hero - one that outside experts would later realize was at the heart of the secretive state's banned nuclear and missile programs.

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US bombers fly drills off Korean Peninsula

US Air Force B-1 bombers carried out mock missile launches off both coasts of South Korea Tuesday night in the latest show of force against North Korea, South Korean military officials said.

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U.S. flies bombers over Korean peninsula with South Korean, Japanese fighter jets

SEOUL (Reuters) - The U.S. military flew two Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force late on Tuesday amid high tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, South Korea's military said.

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U.S. flew bombers over Korean peninsula late Tuesday: South Korea military

SEOUL (Reuters) - The U.S. military flew two Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force late on Tuesday amid high tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, South Korea's military said.

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Exclusive: U.S. warship sails near islands Beijing claims in South China Sea - U.S. officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Tuesday, three U.S. officials told Reuters, even as President Donald Trump's administration seeks Chinese cooperation in dealing with North Korea's missile and nuclear programs.

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Exclusive: U.S. warship sails near disputed island in South China Sea - U.S. officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Tuesday, three U.S. officials told Reuters, even as President Donald Trump's administration seeks Chinese cooperation in dealing with North Korea's missile and nuclear programs.

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No angst over Turkey's air defense deal with Russia, says NATO chief

CRAIOVA, Romania (Reuters) - NATO ally Turkey is not seeking to antagonize the U.S.-led alliance by purchasing Russian S-400 surface-to-air missiles and is in talks with France and Italy to buy similar weapons, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said.

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Special Report: In Kim Jong Un's summer palace, fun meets guns

SEOUL (Reuters) - In the seaside city of Wonsan, North Korean families cook up barbecues on the beach, go fishing, and eat royal jelly flavor ice cream in the summer breeze. For their leader Kim Jong Un, the resort is a summer retreat, a future temple to tourism, and a good place to test missiles.

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North Korean missiles will be able to reach U.S. after modernization: Ifax cites Russian lawmaker

MOSCOW (Reuters) - North Korea's leadership has told Russian lawmakers that it possesses a ballistic missile with a range of 3,000 kilometers (1864.11 miles) that will be able to reach U.S. territory after modernization, the Interfax news agency reported on Tuesday.

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US Army chief: There are 'no risk-free options' on North Korea

US Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley made clear Monday what a bind the US is in when it comes to solving the challenge of North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, stating there are "no risk-free options" but said there is also not an "indefinite amount of time" to solve the crisis.

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Kremlin says talks with Saudi Arabia on S-400 missile systems on track

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Monday that talks with Saudi Arabia over Moscow supplying Riyadh with advanced S-400 air defense missile systems had gone well from Russia's point of view so far.

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Schooled in Scandal: What Makes Ukraine a Hotbed of Intrigue

Russian hacking, secret payments to Paul Manafort, suspicions of missile technology smuggled to North Korea — seemingly all illicit roads lead back to one country.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. approves possible $15 bln sale of THAAD missiles to Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of a THAAD anti-missile defense system to Saudi Arabia at an estimated cost of $15 billion, the Pentagon said on Friday, citing Iran among regional threats.

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Trump to unveil new responses to Iranian 'bad behavior': White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will announce new U.S. responses to Iran's missile tests, support for "terrorism" and cyber operations as part of his new Iran strategy, the White House said on Friday.

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U.S. approves possible $15 billion sale of THAAD missiles to Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of a THAAD anti-missile defense system to Saudi Arabia at an estimated cost of $15 billion, the Pentagon said on Friday.

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U.S. approves possible $15 bln sale of THAAD missiles to Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of a THAAD anti-missile defense system to Saudi Arabia at an estimated cost of $15 billion, the Pentagon said on Friday.

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Iran open to talks over its ballistic missile programme: sources

ANKARA/LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iran has suggested to six world powers that it may be open to talks about its ballistic missile arsenal, seeking to reduce tension over the disputed programme, Iranian and Western officials familiar with the overtures told Reuters.  

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North Korea preparing long-range missile test: RIA cites Russian lawmaker

MOSCOW (Reuters) - North Korea is preparing to test a long-range missile which it believes can reach the west coast of the United States, RIA news agency cited a Russian lawmaker as saying on Friday.

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Exclusive: Iran open to talks over its ballistic missile program - sources

ANKARA/LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iran has signaled to six world powers that it is open to talks about its ballistic missile arsenal, seeking to reduce tension over the disputed program, Iranian and Western officials familiar with the overtures told Reuters.  

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North Korea 'restarts' operations at closed, South-invested factory zone

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has restarted operations at the Kaesong industrial zone, state-run web sites said on Friday, after the joint venture with South Korea was suspended last year amid disagreement over the North's nuclear and missile programs.

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CIA: Kim Jong Un isn't crazy

Between the ruthless executions of his own senior officers, bombastic threats of nuclear annihilation and defiant missile tests, it may be easy to agree with President Donald Trump's recent assessment that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is a "madman" who is "on a suicide mission for himself."

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Putin says military strike against North Korea not sure to succeed

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that a military strike against North Korea designed to destroy its nuclear and missile program might not succeed because Pyongyang could have hidden military facilities that nobody knows about.

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Putin says Trump is listening to Russia's views on North Korea crisis

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump was listening to Russia's views on the North Korean missile crisis which emphasize diplomacy over further sanctions or military action.

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UPDATE 1-Australia to fit warships with anti-missile defence systems

* Australia to announce builder of nine frigates in 2018 (Adds analyst quote, details)

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Australia to fit warships with anti-missile defense systems

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Tuesday nine war ships set for construction in 2020 will be fitted with long-range ­anti-missile defense systems to counter the threat of rogue nations.

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White House again rejects talks with North Korea on nuclear issue

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Monday ruled out talks with North Korea except to discuss the fate of Americans held there, again appearing to rebuke Secretary of State Rex Tillerson who said Washington was directly communicating with Pyongyang on its nuclear and missile programs.

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Italy says to expel North Korea envoy over nuclear, missile tests

MILAN (Reuters) - North Korea's ambassador to Italy will be expelled from the country in protest over Pyongyang's recent nuclear and ballistic missile tests, Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano was quoted on Sunday as saying.

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U.S. directly communicating with North Korea, seeks dialogue

BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States said on Saturday it was directly communicating with North Korea, seeking to start a dialogue with Pyongyang as its advancing nuclear and missile programs stoke fears of an armed confrontation.

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North Korea seen moving missiles from development center: South Korean broadcaster

SEOUL (Reuters) - Several North Korean missiles were recently spotted moved from a rocket facility in the capital Pyongyang, South Korea's Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) reported late Friday amid speculation that the North was preparing to take more provocative actions.

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Tillerson in China as U.S. presses North Korean economic squeeze

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will hold top-level talks in China on Saturday as the United States looks to an economic squeeze of North Korea it hopes will compel the reclusive country's retreat from nuclear arms and missile programs.

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Russia says ready to work with North Korea to resolve missile crisis

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow is prepared to work with Pyongyang to try to find a peaceful resolution to the North Korean missile crisis, the Russian Foreign ministry said on Friday.

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BRIEF-Orbital ATK awarded $350 mln advanced anti-radar guided missile contract

* Orbital ATK awarded $350 million advanced anti-radar guided missile contract

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Trump warns of 'devastating' military option as North Korea moves jets

President Donald Trump issued a familiar warning to North Korea on Tuesday, saying the US is prepared to use "devastating" military action if necessary -- as two US defense officials tell CNN that the rogue nation has moved a small number of fighter jets, external fuel tanks and air-to-air missiles to a base on its eastern coast to boost military readiness.

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Top U.S. general says North Korea's military posture unchanged amid tensions

WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States regards North Korea as the world's greatest threat but despite an escalation in tensions over its ballistic missile and nuclear program, Pyongyang has not changed its military posture, the top U.S. military officer said on Tuesday.

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Russian bombers fire cruise missiles at Islamic State targets in Syria: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Tu-95 strategic bombers have fired cruise missiles at Islamic State targets in Syria's Deir al-Zor and Idlib provinces, the RIA news agency quoted Russia's Defense Ministry as saying on Tuesday.

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Elbit gets $240 mln Africa deal to protect aircraft from missiles

TEL AVIV, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Israel's Elbit Systems Ltd said on Tuesday it won a contract worth $240 million to provide a wide array of defense electronic systems to an unnamed country in Africa.

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US sees 'no indication' Iran launched a ballistic missile, despite Trump tweet

US intelligence radars and sensors "picked up no indication" of an Iranian ballistic missile launch, according to a Trump administration official familiar with the latest US assessment.

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China urges restraint amid war of words between Trump and North Korea

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - China on Monday called for all sides in the North Korea missile crisis to show restraint and not "add oil to the flames" amid an exchange of increasingly bellicose rhetoric between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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Iran tests new missile after U.S. criticizes arms program

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Saturday it had successfully tested a new ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 km (1,200 miles) and would keep developing its arsenal despite U.S. pressure to stop.

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North Korea says rockets to U.S. 'inevitable' as U.S. bombers fly off North Korean coast

UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea said on Saturday firing its rockets at the U.S. mainland was "inevitable" after U.S. President Donald Trump called Pyongyang's leader "rocket man", in a further escalation of rhetoric between the two countries over the North's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile program.

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What 'Little Marco' has to do with 'Rocket Man' (and nuclear weapons)

"Little Marco" wasn't a despot. "Lyin' Ted" didn't have a missile program. "Crooked Hillary" wasn't trying to develop a hydrogen bomb.

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Iran says tests new missile, after U.S. criticizes arms program

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Saturday it had successfully tested a new ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 km (1,200 miles) and would keep developing its arsenal, despite U.S. pressure to stop.

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Iran successfully tested new ballistic missile: state media

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran has successfully tested a new ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 km (1,200 miles) which it displayed at a military parade on Friday, state media reported on Saturday.

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Iran tests new ballistic missile a day after showing it off

Iran tested a new ballistic missile that is reportedly capable of carrying multiple warheads, the nation's state-run broadcaster announced Saturday.

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Doomsday sale: U.S. survivalists stock up as disasters roil the planet

(Reuters) - Two earthquakes, three monstrous hurricanes and the North Korean missile crisis have U.S. survivalists convinced that the end of the world is nigh. And they are clearing store shelves to stock bunkers in anticipation of Earth's final chapter.

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Turkish missile deal with Russia reflects stormy relationship with NATO

ABOARD THE TCG ALEMDAR (Reuters) - In blazing sunlight, two dozen U.S. and Turkish sailors on a NATO exercise lower an American diving bell from an advanced Turkish rescue ship, sending it deep under the Aegean Sea where it is secured to a submarine.

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Rouhani Lashes Back at Trump, as Iran Unveils New Missile

The Iranian president vowed at a military parade to “strengthen our missile capabilities,” a point the American president has cited as a reason to scrap the nuclear deal.

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Russian submarine fires cruise missiles at jihadi targets in Syria

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian submarine fired cruise missiles at jihadi targets in Syria's Idlib province on Friday, the Russian Defence Ministry said, saying it had targeted Islamist militants who had tried to trap a group of Russian military policemen earlier in the week.

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Russian submarines fire missiles at targets in Syria: Interfax

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian submarines have fired missiles at militant targets in Syria's Idlib province, the Interfax news agency quoted the Russian Defence Ministry as saying on Friday.

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Iran unveils new long-range ballistic missile

Iran has displayed a new ballistic missile which it claims has a range of 2,000 kilometers (about 1,250 miles), a semi-official news agency in the Islamic Republic reported on Friday.

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A North Korea nuclear test over the Pacific? Logical, terrifying

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - Detonating a nuclear-tipped missile over the Pacific Ocean would be a logical final step by North Korea to prove the success of its weapons program but would be extremely provocative and carry huge risks, arms control experts said on Friday.

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U.S. Navy carrier drills with Japanese navy amid North Korean tension

TOKYO (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy carrier Ronald Reagan is conducting drills with Japanese warships in seas south of the Korean peninsula, Japan's military said on Friday, in a show of naval power as Pyongyang threatens further nuclear and missile tests.

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Defying Trump, Iran says will boost missile capabilities

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran will strengthen its missile capabilities and will not seek permission from any country to do so, President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday in an undisguised snub to demands by U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Rouhani says Iran will strengthen its missile capabilities: state TV

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran will strengthen its missile capabilities and will not seek permission from any country to do so, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday in an address to a parade of armed forces in the capital Tehran.

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US stealth fighter jets adding more firepower

The US military gave North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a rare sneak peek at its fighter jet of the future this week when four F-35 Joint Strike Fighters equipped with a full payload of live bombs and missiles conducted a training flight over the Korean peninsula.

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In South Korea, daily stresses outweigh North Korea missile worries

SEOUL (Reuters) - Soon after North Korea tested its sixth and largest nuclear bomb earlier this month, You Jae-youn, a 32-year-old South Korean office worker, swiftly put the news behind her to focus on more immediate worries.

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Trump orders new sanctions against North Korea, Kim calls him 'deranged'

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump ordered new sanctions against North Korea on Thursday and Pyongyang's leader defiantly vowed to persist with its nuclear and missile programs and said it would consider measures against the United States.

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BRIEF-General Dynamics awarded $5 bln U.S. Navy contract

* General Dynamics awarded $5 billion for design of U.S. Navy's next ballistic-missile submarine

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Trump orders new sanctions to tighten screws on North Korea nuclear program

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump ordered new sanctions on Thursday that open the door wider to blacklisting people and entities doing business with North Korea, including its shipping and trade networks, further tightening the screws on Pyongyang's nuclear and missile program.

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BRIEF-Orbital ATK launches PATRIOT Target Vehicle for missile defense test

* Orbital ATK successfully launches PATRIOT Target Vehicle for missile defense test Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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North Korea says sanctions threaten survival of its children

GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korea told a U.N. rights panel that international sanctions imposed on it over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs would endanger the survival of North Korean children.

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Dozens of states sign nuclear weapons ban treaty at United Nations

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Dozens of countries signed a treaty to ban nuclear weapons on Wednesday amid tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile tests, although the United States, Britain, France and others boycotted the event at the annual United Nations gathering of world leaders.

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Russia rebukes Trump over Iran, North Korea, accuses U.S. of missile treaty breach

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is "extremely concerned" by U.S. President Donald Trump's comments questioning the Iran nuclear deal and suspects that Washington itself may have violated a landmark arms control treaty, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

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Mattis Leaves the Door Open to Military Options in North Korea

The defense secretary also said the United States had not shot down any missiles so far because they did not directly threaten American territory or allies.

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Iran Is Smuggling Increasingly Potent Weapons Into Yemen, U.S. Admiral Says

The outgoing top Navy admiral in the Middle East said that Iran is helping worsen the conflict in Yemen by giving rebels more precise missiles to rife deeper into Saudi Arabia.

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Northrop Grumman to buy missile maker Orbital for $7.8 billion

(Reuters) - U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp said on Monday it would buy missile and rocket maker Orbital ATK Inc for about $7.8 billion in cash, with plans to establish a new, fourth business sector.

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Northrop Grumman to buy missile maker Orbital for $7.8 bln

Sept 18 (Reuters) - U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp said on Monday it would buy missile and rocket maker Orbital ATK Inc for about $7.8 billion in cash.

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Northrop Grumman nears deal to purchase Orbital ATK: source

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp is poised to announce a purchase of missile and rocket maker Orbital ATK Inc as soon as Monday, a person familiar with the transaction said on Sunday.

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UPDATE 3-Northrop Grumman nears deal to purchase Orbital ATK -source

NEW YORK, Sept 17 (Reuters) - U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp is poised to announce a purchase of missile and rocket maker Orbital ATK Inc as soon as Monday, a person familiar with the transaction said on Sunday.

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South Korea says Moon and Trump agree on need for stronger North Korea sanctions

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed to exert stronger pressure through sanctions on North Korea following its nuclear and missile tests, South Korea's presidential office said following a telephone call between the two leaders on Sunday.

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North Korean defectors in US torn over tensions

As North Korea continues to boast of its military power with missile launches and bomb tests, resettled defectors from the totalitarian nation are torn: Some hope for an end to the vocal hostilities between North Korea and the United States, while others wish the tense rhetoric would result in military action against the regime of Kim Jong Un.

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North Korea says seeking military 'equilibrium' with U.S.

SEOUL/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea said on Saturday it aims to reach an "equilibrium" of military force with the United States, which earlier signaled its patience for diplomacy is wearing thin after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan for the second time in under a month.

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An ordinary day in North Korea

See Pyongyang's answer to the Apple Store, videogames where Americans are the bad guys, and a picturesque waterfront for fishing - and watching missiles launch. Follow CNN's Will Ripley as he gets a rare glimpse of everyday life for the privileged in North Korea.

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After new North Korea missile test, U.S. says has military options

WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday it had military options to deal with North Korea, signaling its patience for diplomacy is wearing thin after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean for the second time in under a month.

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After new missile test, U.S. says North Korea threatens whole world

WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused North Korea on Friday of threatening the entire world, after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan for the second time in under a month in defiance of international pressure over its missile and nuclear programs.