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North Korea calls Trump's warning 'nonsense', reveals plan to hit Guam

Pyongyang plans to hit Guam, which is home to about 163,000 people and a US military base

Reuters  |  Seoul | Washington 

North Korea dismissed on Thursday warnings by U.S. President Donald Trump that it would face "fire and fury" if it threatened the United States as a "load of nonsense", and outlined detailed plans for a missile strike near the Pacific territory of Guam. North Korea's apparently rapid progress in developing nuclear weapons and missiles capable of reaching the U.S. mainland has fuelled tensions that erupted into a war of words between Washington and Pyongyang this week, unnerving regional powers and global investors. Trump's unexpected remarks prompted ...

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First Published: Thu, August 10 2017. 08:12 IST