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US bombers conduct military drills over Korean peninsula

US bombers conduct military drills over Korean peninsula

Trump has been tough on North Korea as the regime has fired a series of ballistic missiles and conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test in recent months.

The Corporate Association of Kaesong Industrial Complex that represents the 123 South Korean manufacturing companies that operated factories in the North Korean facility said Thursday it wants to send a delegation to inspect their property.

These critics say that Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JPCOA), known as the Iran nuclear agreement, makes Iran a threshold nuclear weapons state. The attackers reportedly gained control of the documents in September 2016.

Two supersonic US bombers have flown over the Korean peninsula in a 'show of force' despite Kim Jong-Un's threats to shoot them down.

Australia's foreign and defense ministers visited the heavily fortified inter-Korean border Thursday and emphasized the need to inflict "maximum diplomatic pressure" to rein in North Korea's nuclear ambition.

According to US intelligence officials, North Korean hackers were responsible for a 2014 attack on Sony Pictures.

Kang was appointed by President Moon Jae-in after he took office in May, partly on the promise of improving relations between the Koreas.

"It is the steadfast will of all the service personnel and people of the DPRK to shower fire on the US which cried out for totally destroying the DPRK and settle accounts with the showdown with the US that has lasted century after century by dint of unprecedented strategic force", North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told a delegation from Russia's TASS news agency on Wednesday, according to an English dispatch from the North's Korean Central News Agency.

The North's official media touted the party's byungjin policy - which pushes for simultaneous development of nuclear weapons and the economy - and added that military power was "the guarantee for victory".

There were 47,000 cyber-incidents in the last 12 months, a 15 percent increase from the previous year, Minister for Cyber Security Dan Tehan said in Canberra as he launched a report by the Cyber Security Centre The defence contractor was exploited via an internet-facing server, with the cyber-criminals using remote administrative access to remain in its network, the report said.

CNN reported that depending on the level of detail in the stolen plans, the hack could pose serious challenges for the US-South Korean alliance.

Last week Trump stepped up his attacks on the North saying that talking with it does not work and "only one thing will work". They believe that the outcome of this is that Mideast politics cannot permit Iran to be the sole regional possessor of nuclear weapons. And the count will continue to rise.

"The Korean-American relationship is very important and our visit to Chinhae gives us the opportunity to strengthen the outstanding relationship that exists between the U.S. and [South Korea]", said Cmdr.