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China, South Korea agree to improve ties after THAAD row

October 31, 2017 10:38 am
China, South Korea agree to improve ties after THAAD row

A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched from the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska in Kodiak, Alaska, in July 30, 2017. (Photo by AFP) South Korea and China have agreed to improve ties after a year-long strain over the deployment of an American missile system in South Korea. The South […]

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China, South Korea agree to improve ties after THAAD row

10:38 am
China, South Korea agree to improve ties after THAAD row

A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched from the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska in Kodiak, Alaska, in July 30, 2017. (Photo by AFP) South Korea and China have agreed to improve ties after a year-long strain over the deployment of an American missile system in South Korea. The South […]

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US approves $15bn THAAD missile system sale to Saudi Arabia

October 6, 2017 8:30 pm
US approves $15bn THAAD missile system sale to Saudi Arabia

A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense battery in action (AFP file photo) The government of US President Donald Trump has approved a $15 billion sale of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile systems to Saudi Arabia, a move that the State Department says is aimed at addressing the kingdom’s […]

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Police clash with protesters in South Korea as more THAAD launchers arrive

September 7, 2017 9:30 am
Police clash with protesters in South Korea as more THAAD launchers arrive

South Korean police have clashed with hundreds of demonstrators rallying against the deployment of more rocket launchers from a US missile system to their country. The scuffles occurred on Wednesday evening as riot police tried to break out protesting crowds of about 400 residents in North Gyeongsang Province’s Seongju County […]

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Russia to react to expansion of US THAAD missile system in South Korea: Moscow

September 4, 2017 10:30 pm
Russia to react to expansion of US THAAD missile system in South Korea: Moscow

US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system equipment is seen at a former golf course in the southern county of Seongju, South Korea, on September 4, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russia says it will need to react to the expansion of the so-called US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense […]

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Thousands of South Koreans protest THAAD deployment, joint military drills with US

August 15, 2017 10:30 pm
Thousands of South Koreans protest THAAD deployment, joint military drills with US

Thousands of South Koreans have taken to the streets of the capital to protest against joint Washington-Seoul military drills as well as the deployment of a controversial US missile system amid tensions with the neighboring North. An estimated 10,000 protesters packed the streets around Seoul Square on Tuesday, calling on […]

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US military to conduct THAAD missile test in Alaska

July 24, 2017 7:48 pm
US military to conduct THAAD missile test in Alaska

A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile is launched from a THAAD battery located on Wake Island in the Pacific Ocean, November 1, 2015. (Photo by AFP) The US military is preparing for an upcoming test of its Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile system, which is often […]

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Thousands of South Koreans protest against THAAD deployment

June 24, 2017 10:30 pm
Thousands of South Koreans protest against THAAD deployment

South Korean protesters march on the US embassy during a rally against the deployment of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in Seoul, June 24, 2017. (Photos by AFP) Thousands of people in the South Korean capital, Seoul, have protested against the deployment of an advanced American […]

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North Korea slams delivery of four extra THAAD missile system to South Korea in May

June 10, 2017 10:30 pm
North Korea slams delivery of four extra THAAD missile system to South Korea in May

A South Korean protester attends a rally against the deployment of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile system near the US embassy in Seoul on April 28, 2017. (Photo by AFP) North Korea has slammed the clandestine delivery of four extra launchers of the US Terminal High […]

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South Korea suspends deployment of more THAAD pieces

June 7, 2017 7:00 pm
South Korea suspends deployment of more THAAD pieces

South Korean President Moon Jae-in delivers a speech at the National Cemetery in Seoul, June 6, 2017. (Photo by AFP) South Korea suspends any further deployment of a controversial US missile system to the country until an environmental impact assessment ordered by President Moon Jae-in is completed. The president’s office […]

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