KCNA dispatch also says giving up the test launches would violate its right of self defense.
As @POTUS and @AbeShinzo discuss North Korea here, the DPRK official news agency says @AmbJohnBolton was wrong to say its recent missile launches violated UN resolutions.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday telephoned Indian leader Narendra Modi to congratulate him on his party's victory in the Lok Sabha elections for the first time since February aistrikes.
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Trump, in Tokyo, again inexplicably says there have been no North Korean tests. (From @W7VOA pool note)
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US Navy P-3C 161588 QE022 departed Kadena at 2355Z - South China Sea mission.
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US Navy P-8A 169337 PA585 departed Kadena at 2352Z - East China Sea mission.
KCNA: "Japan seeks to turn itself into a military giantJapan is just a war criminal state and war forces dreaming of overseas invasionEvery move of Japan has been oriented to realizing the government's wild ambition forlaunching overseas aggression."
KCNA: "The grand gymnastics and artistic performance 'People's Country' will be held here. The grand gymnastics and artistic performance will start at the May Day Stadium in Rungna Islet early in June and go on till the middle of October."
: Congratulations to the Great (and my friend) Roger Penske on winning his 18th (UNBELIEVABLE.) Indianapolis 500. I am in Japan, very early in the morning, but I got to Simon drive one of the greatest races in the history of the sport. I will see them both, and TEAM, at the WH.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 6km W of Kitaibaraki, Japan
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Bangladesh: ISIS officially claims IED attack against Police station in Dhaka causing several casualties
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 74km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia
Nepal - Unidentified militants have detonated two IED's in Kathmandu causing three fatalities. The attack is believed to be politically motivated.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 118km ENE of Naze, Japan
: Tonight in Tokyo, Japan at the Ryōgoku Kokugikan Stadium, it was my great honor to present the first-ever U.S. President's Cup to Sumo Grand Champion Asanoyama. Congratulations. A great time had by all, thank you @AbeShinzo..
Pakistani Military Officially Confirms Ali Wazir Has Been Arrested While Mohsin Dawar Has "escaped The Scene"
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 115km SSE of Tondano, Indonesia
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Print pooler @katierogers sets the stage for the attendance of @POTUS and @FLOTUS at the final day of the Natsu Sumo Basho where they'll be arriving momentarily. 相撲
Pakistan security forces opened fire on PTM convoy which was on its way to participate in North Waziristan protest. It injured at least 16 people. 5 are critical. MNAs @mjdawar is not injured and @Aliwazirna50 is not arrested as earlier reported.
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 223km NW of Tanahmerah, Indonesia
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Delhi: Prime Minister @narendramodi met Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu, today. (Photos: ANI)
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China Southern A380 B-6140 (CAN-PEK) suffered damage while flying through a hail storm.
Taliban Storm Police Check Post in Kunduz, Killing 5
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 90km SSE of Abepura, Indonesia
An absconder was arrested after a five-year-long hunt, while two missing women were recovered in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 17km WSW of Bankura, India
Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in the Naushera sector of Jammu and Kashmir. One civilian has been injured in the firing.
: Great progress being made in our Trade Negotiations with Japan. Agriculture and beef heavily in play. Much will wait until after their July elections where I anticipate big numbers.
: Great fun and meeting with Prime Minister @AbeShinzo. Numerous Japanese officials told me that the Democrats would rather see the United States fail than see me or the Republican Party succeed - Death Wish.
: Great morning of golf with Prime Minister @AbeShinzo at Mobara Country Club in Chiba, Japan.
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Heavy rains in many parts of Afghanistan have triggered flooding, killing at least 24 people and injuring 11 others in the past 48 hours, officials from Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority said, adding that the flooding has affected six provinces, including Kabul.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 115km NNE of Mohean, India
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 115km WSW of Jiajuedibu, China
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 115km SW of Jiajuedibu, China
: North Korea fired off some small weapons, which disturbed some of my people, and others, but not me. I have confidence that Chairman Kim will keep his promise to me, and also smiled when he called Swampman Joe Biden a low IQ individual, and worse. Perhaps that's sending me a signal
: Going to play golf right with @AbeShinzo. Japan loves the game. Tremendous fans of @JackNicklaus, @TigerWoods, and @PhilMickelson — I said what about @GaryPlayer, they said we love Gary too.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 152km SSW of Nishinoomote, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 116km E of Miyako, Japan
KCNA: "It is necessary for us to show the warmest loving care for comrades based on the noblelife and morality of Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un and to make surerevolutionary morality runs through the work systemand that good virtue and tender sentiment pervade our society."
KCNA: "Imbuing the whole society with the revolutionary moral traits ensures the victory of socialismCalling for wiping out all hues of mixed ideas and evil spirits on the strength of revolutionary moral traits to further strengthen the moral foundation of our style socialism."
: North Korea fired off some small weapons, which disturbed some of my people, and others, but not me. I have confidence that Chairman Kim will keep his promise to me, and also smiled when he called Swampman Joe Bidan a low IQ individual, and worse. Perhaps that's sending me a signal
KCNA: "Wheat donated by the Russian government to the DPRK through the WFP arrived here on Saturday."
KCNA: "Dark cloud comes before a storm. The south Korean authorities should cleanse themselves of the black-hearted confrontational idea and take a proper stand to honestly implement the north-south declarations and the agreement on military field."
KCNA: "Such act is just one of many typical examples of disguised hostile acts persisted in by the south Korean military in collusion with the U.S. against the trend of the north-south reconciliation and peace."
KCNA: Seoul "signed thePanmunjom Declaration, Pyongyang Joint Declaration and the north-south agreement on military field last year. However, they went so shameless as to take part in the U.S. nuclear attack drillanother perfidious act against the compatriots in the north."
KCNA: "Recently, the U.S. Strategic Command made public that the south Korean military authorities took part for the first time in the nuclear attack drill Global Thunder that took place secretly at an air force base in North Dakota State, U.S. in November last year."
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 232km NNE of Kali, Indonesia
Firing incident reported in Punjgur, Balochistan. Three people injuries as per initial reports. Pakistan