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by TC
Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:12 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: North Korea Saber Rattling
Replies: 1904
Views: 123907

Re: North Korea Saber Rattling

Exclusive: North Korea tells China of preparations for fresh nuclear test - source (Reuters) - North Korea has told its key ally, China, that it is prepared to stage one or even two more nuclear tests this year in an effort to force the United States into diplomatic talks with Pyongyang, said a sou...
by TC
Tue Feb 12, 2013 3:48 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: North Korea Saber Rattling
Replies: 1904
Views: 123907

Re: North Korea Saber Rattling

Not a particularly surprising event, I think that anyone who follows news about North Korea will have expected a test this month. What will now be more interesting is how China reacts to this. Also, it seems that NK is trying to increase the impact of the test by claiming that the device detonated h...
by TC
Fri Feb 01, 2013 4:55 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: North Korea Saber Rattling
Replies: 1904
Views: 123907

Re: North Korea Saber Rattling

North Korea 'under martial law' North Korea has been placed under martial law and Kim Jong-un has told his front-line troops to "be ready for a war," according to South Korean media reports. In an emergency meeting of his top defence and security officials on Saturday, the North Korean leader issue...
by TC
Thu Jan 24, 2013 2:54 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: North Korea Saber Rattling
Replies: 1904
Views: 123907

Re: North Korea Saber Rattling

North Korea to target U.S. with nuclear, rocket tests (Reuters) - North Korea said on Thursday it would carry out further rocket launches and a nuclear test that would target the United States, dramatically stepping up its threats against a country it called its "sworn enemy". The announcement by t...
by TC
Mon Dec 03, 2012 5:24 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: North Korea Saber Rattling
Replies: 1904
Views: 123907

Re: North Korea Saber Rattling

North Korea 'installs long-range rocket at launch site' North Korea has begun installing a rocket at its Sohae launch pad ahead of a planned launch this month, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reports. The North's state news media say the launch is an attempt to put an observation satellite into sp...
by TC
Sat Dec 01, 2012 7:58 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: North Korea Saber Rattling
Replies: 1904
Views: 123907

Re: North Korea Saber Rattling

North Korea to launch long-range rocket in December North Korea is to launch a long-range rocket between 10 and 22 December, its official news agency says. The KCNA agency said the aim was to launch a satellite. Previous - unsuccessful - launches have been criticised as breaches of a UN ban on Nort...
by TC
Mon Nov 05, 2012 2:14 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Iran Nukes
Replies: 463
Views: 28380

Re: Iran Nukes

This may be of interest: Inside Israel's nuclear wargames Israeli military leaders have conducted a war game simulating a strike on Iranian nuclear facilities, three days after the US Presidential elections. They concluded such an operation could be pulled off without plunging the whole region into ...
by TC
Tue Oct 30, 2012 2:54 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: North Korea Saber Rattling
Replies: 1904
Views: 123907

Re: North Korea Saber Rattling

South Korea activists send leaflets to North Activists in South Korea have sent propaganda leaflets to the North, a week after Pyongyang threatened military action over a similar launch. The group floated 50,000 leaflets in several balloons from a park near the border town of Paju, watched by a hea...
by TC
Thu Oct 25, 2012 8:21 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: North Korea Saber Rattling
Replies: 1904
Views: 123907

Re: North Korea Saber Rattling

Nothing major, just interesting/depressing: Satellite images show gulags still operational in North Korea Satellite images suggest that contrary to reports that Pyongyang had shut down its largest labour prison in June, Camp 22 is still serving as a penal gulag for thousands of inmates. Media report...
by TC
Fri Oct 19, 2012 3:27 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: North Korea Saber Rattling
Replies: 1904
Views: 123907

Re: North Korea Saber Rattling

North Korea warns of 'strike' over South propaganda leaflets North Korea has threatened to open fire on South Korean territory if activists send propaganda leaflets across the border next week. The military said it would respond with a "merciless military strike" if the leaflets were dropped on Mon...
by TC
Thu Oct 11, 2012 2:11 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Civil Unrest In Middle Eastern Arab States
Replies: 1127
Views: 59252

Re: Civil Unrest In Middle Eastern Arab States

Uh oh... Hezbollah admits it was behind Israel drone launch The leader of Lebanese Shia militant movement Hezbollah has said that his group was behind the launch of a drone shot down over Israel last week. Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah told the movement's television network that the drone was made in Iran...
by TC
Sat Oct 06, 2012 9:58 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: North Korea Saber Rattling
Replies: 1904
Views: 123907

Re: North Korea Saber Rattling

U.S., South Korea to forge joint response to North's missile force (Reuters) - The United States and South Korea are set to announce this weekend a joint response to the perceived threat from North Korea's growing ballistic missile force, according to a State Department notice to U.S. lawmakers on ...
by TC
Tue Oct 02, 2012 1:29 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: North Korea Saber Rattling
Replies: 1904
Views: 123907

Re: North Korea Saber Rattling

N.Korea Turns to Selling Gold Reserves North Korea has exported more than 2 tons of gold to China over the past year to earn US$100 million. Even in tough times during the Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il regimes, North Korea refused to let go of its precious gold reserves. An agency known as Room 39, w...
by TC
Sun Sep 16, 2012 3:10 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Iran Nukes
Replies: 463
Views: 28380

Re: Iran Nukes

Armada of British naval power massing in the Gulf as Israel prepares an Iran strike An armada of US and British naval power is massing in the Persian Gulf in the belief that Israel is considering a pre-emptive strike against Iran’s covert nuclear weapons programme. Battleships, aircraft carriers, m...
by TC
Thu Sep 13, 2012 1:17 am
Forum: Longarms - Shotguns and Rifles
Topic: The Monkey Loader: New Shotgun Bandolier
Replies: 13
Views: 2392

Re: The Monkey Loader: New Shotgun Bandolier

ultra magnus wrote:This has appeared here before. Same general consensus last time as far as I remember. Neat, not THAT neat, and mainly only usefull for doubles.
I think it's probably the same thread actually!
by TC
Fri Aug 24, 2012 1:43 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: North Korea Saber Rattling
Replies: 1904
Views: 123907

Re: North Korea Saber Rattling

Exclusive - North Korea's Kim Jong-un asked for China trip: source (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is seeking an ice-breaking trip to key ally Beijing next month to meet China's outgoing and new leaders, a source with ties to Pyongyang and Beijing told Reuters on Friday. This would be K...
by TC
Mon Aug 20, 2012 3:28 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: North Korea Saber Rattling
Replies: 1904
Views: 123907

Re: North Korea Saber Rattling

North Korea could have fuel for 48 nuclear weapons by 2015 North Korea will have been able to build as many as 48 nuclear weapons by 2015 unless the international community is able to make sanctions already imposed on the regime work. The stark warning about Pyongyang's nuclear stockpile was issued...
by TC
Fri Aug 03, 2012 1:27 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: North Korea Saber Rattling
Replies: 1904
Views: 123907

Re: North Korea Saber Rattling

UN: North Korea seeks immediate food aid after floods The United Nations says North Korea has requested immediate food aid after devastating floods last month. UN officials in Pyongyang said the need for aid was urgent after visiting flood-hit parts of the country to assess damage. North Korea stat...
by TC
Wed Jul 25, 2012 4:32 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: North Korea Saber Rattling
Replies: 1904
Views: 123907

Re: North Korea Saber Rattling

North Korea leader Kim Jong-un married to Ri Sol-ju North Korean state media have confirmed for the first time that the country's leader Kim Jong-un is married. Reports referred to him attending the opening of an amusement park with his wife, "Comrade Ri Sol-ju". There had been much speculation abo...
by TC
Sat Jul 21, 2012 1:33 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: North Korea Saber Rattling
Replies: 1904
Views: 123907

Re: North Korea Saber Rattling

I beat TC for news about NK :O Damn... Better get things back to normal! Exclusive - Kim plans economic changes in North Korea after purge: source (Reuters) - Impoverished North Korea is gearing up to experiment with agricultural and economic reforms after young leader Kim Jong-un and his powerful ...
by TC
Mon Jul 16, 2012 2:50 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: North Korea Saber Rattling
Replies: 1904
Views: 123907

Re: North Korea Saber Rattling

Secretive North Korea ditches top military man, purge seen (Reuters) - North Korea's ruling party has removed a top military official close to the centre of power, suggesting new leader Kim Jong-un and his closest advisers may be purging the ruling elite to strengthen their grip on the secretive st...
by TC
Tue May 29, 2012 1:35 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: J-Quake
Replies: 801
Views: 38541

Re: J-Quake

A couple of months ago I went into a grocery store to purchase a bottle of sake for ceremonial blessing of the knives I'm working on. The American-made one was nearly sold out. The Japanese brand wasn't touched. 12 bottles carefully stacked. There was actually a fine layer of dust gathering on the ...
by TC
Thu May 24, 2012 1:54 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: J-Quake
Replies: 801
Views: 38541

Re: J-Quake

While I am by no means an expert, I am still concerned about this situation. It does seem to me that as things stand another earthquake of sufficient strength would cause a huge disaster. With regards to removing the rods, this article may be of interest: The Fuel Pools of Fukushima: THE GREATEST SH...
by TC
Fri May 18, 2012 5:14 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: North Korea Saber Rattling
Replies: 1904
Views: 123907

Re: North Korea Saber Rattling

Ummmm did anyone else notice this?: N. Korea Threatens War if 'Satellite' Is Shot Down Published March 09, 2009 Associated Press The article being discussed is over 3 years old :( Is this thread over 3 years old? If it is shouldn't it be in the threads graveyard? I really don't think there is anyth...

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