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U.S. Sending Warships To Japan To Counter North Korea

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 04.07.2014 | World

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel delivered a two-pronged warning to Asia Pacific nations Sunday, announcing that the U.S. will send t...

Japan Ready To Strike Down North Korean Missiles

Reuters | Nobuhiro Kubo | Posted 04.05.2014 | World

* Japan to strike if fears missile might hit its territory * Aegis carrier ordered to prepare intercept * Fresh tensions come amid sabre-rattlin...

NKorea Nuclear Threats Make Japan Increasingly Nervous

AP | ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 06.08.2013 | World

TOKYO — It's easy to write off North Korea's threats to strike the United States with a nuclear-tipped missile as bluster: It has never demonstr...

NKorea's Neighbors Ready Armies Following Nuke Test

AP | FOSTER KLUG and HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 02.13.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea's neighbors bolstered their military preparations and mobilized scientists Wednesday to determine whether Pyongyang'...

Nine North Korean Defectors Land In Japan

AP | Posted 11.14.2011 | World

By TOMOKO A. HOSAKA - Associated Press TOKYO (AP) -- Japanese authorities questioned nine suspected North Korea defectors Wednesday, and are consi...

Japan Protests NKorea's Rocket Launch Plan

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — Japan hinted it could down an incoming North Korean rocket, but analysts said the communist country will go ahead with a pl...