Cold War ghosts haunt Latvia amid renewed NATO-Russia tensions

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Cold War ghosts haunt Latvia amid renewed NATO-Russia tensions

Hidden in the forests of Aluksne, near Latvia's north-eastern border with Russia, the remains of a former Soviet nuclear missile base are a magnet for tourists now rather than a top-secret site manned by soldiers.

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China says South Korea's THAAD anti-missile decision harms foundation of trust

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China says South Korea's THAAD anti-missile decision harms foundation of trust

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has criticized South Korea's move to deploy an advanced U.S. anti-missile defense system to counter threats from North Korea, saying it harmed the foundation of their mutual trust, news reports said on Monday.

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South Korea's Park calls for unity over THAAD deployment

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South Korea's Park calls for unity over THAAD deployment

South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Thursday the move to deploy a THAAD missile defense system was "inevitable" because of a growing threat from North Korea and that division in the South over its deployment is what Pyongyang seeks.

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White House strongly condemns North Korea missile tests

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The U.S. has strongly condemned North Korea for its test firing of three ballistic missiles on Tuesday, calling it a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions.

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North Korea says missile test simulated attack on South's airfields

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North Korea says missile test simulated attack on South's airfields

North Korea said on Wednesday it had conducted a ballistic missile test that simulated preemptive strikes against South Korean ports and airfields used by the U.S. military, a likely reference to the launches of three missiles on Tuesday.

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Seoul says North Korea has fired 3 missiles into sea

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North Korea on Tuesday fired three ballistic missiles into its eastern sea in an apparent protest of South Korea's decision to allow the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defense system in the country, Seoul officials said.

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North Korea fires three ballistic missiles, flew up to 600 km: South Korea

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North Korea fires three ballistic missiles, flew up to 600 km: South Korea

North Korea fired three ballistic missiles early on Tuesday which flew between 500 and 600 kms (300 and 360 miles) into the sea off its east coast, South Korea's military said, the latest in a series of provocative moves by the isolated country.

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South Koreans protesting over U.S. missile defense plan block PM's bus

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South Koreans protesting over U.S. missile defense plan block PM's bus

South Koreans protesting against a plan to deploy a U.S. missile defense system in their district blocked a minibus carrying the prime minister for several hours on Friday, preventing him from leaving an office.

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Science group warns of shortcomings in U.S. missile defense

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Science group warns of shortcomings in U.S. missile defense

The U.S. missile defense system to counter attacks from rogue states like North Korea has no proven capability to protect the United States and is not on a credible path to achieve that goal, a science advocacy group said on Thursday.

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THAAD Battery to Be Stationed Near Daegu

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THAAD Battery to Be Stationed Near Daegu

South Korea and the U.S. have selected Seongju west of Daegu in North Gyeongsang Province as the location for Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense batteries. They are conducting a final assessment of the site.

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South Korea to announce site of THAAD anti-missile system

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South Korea to announce site of THAAD anti-missile system

South Korea's defense ministry said it will announce later on Wednesday the location of a U.S. military THAAD anti-missile defense unit, a planned deployment that has angered China and prompted North Korea to threaten retaliation.

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Beijing’s South China Sea options, from benign to belligerent

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Beijing’s South China Sea options, from benign to belligerent

An international tribunal will rule Tuesday on a Philippine challenge to China’s assertion to more than 80 percent of the South China Sea, one of the world’s busiest waterways.

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S.Korea, U.S. Agree THAAD Deployment

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S.Korea, U.S. Agree THAAD Deployment

South Korea and the U.S. on Friday agreed to station Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense missile batteries on the Korean Peninsula, source from Chosun.

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German ministry sees possible delay in signing missile defense contract

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German ministry sees possible delay in signing missile defense contract

Germany may not finish negotiations with Europe's MBDA and Lockheed Martin Corp on the MEADS missile defense system by the end of the year as planned, according to a document sent to lawmakers by a senior German defense ministry official.

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North Korea to take 'physical action' over US anti-missile system

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North Korea to take 'physical action' over US anti-missile system

North Korea on Monday threatened to take "physical action" to counter a sophisticated US anti-missile system planned to be deployed in the South.

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