North Korea warns US, allies as drills with South Korean troops begin

Using its typical brand of belligerent bluster, North Korea on Sunday warned Australia the nation would be committing a "suicidal act of inviting disaster" by aligning with American forces, which kicked off their annual military drills with South Korean forces on Monday.

North Korea warns of ‘adding fuel to fire’ ahead of US-South Korea military exercise

Just one day before of the United States and South Korea are scheduled to engage in their annual military exercises, known as the Ulchi Freedom Guardian, North Korea issued its newest threat, stating that the U.S. will be "adding fuel to fire" by moving ahead with the planned war games.

{FD} Kim Jong Un appears to back down after Mattis, Trump warnings

Kim Jong Un appeared to blink first, with North Korean media reporting Tuesday the dictator had delayed a decision about whether to fire missiles towards Guam – a pronouncement that came hours after a particularly stark warning from Defense Secretary James Mattis promised further escalation would mean “game on.”

{FD} Kim Jong Un’s disappearance sparks concerns missile launch could be imminent

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un has retreated from the public eye, prompting concern that he may be preparing to mark Tuesday’s public holiday commemorating the Korean Peninsula’s liberation from Japan at the end of World War Two to fire a new rocket.