*Source: DTN News
(NSI News Source Info) SEOUL, South Korea - June 19, 2009: South Korean Army soldiers sit on a K-9 self-propelled howitzer during a military drill against possible attack from North Korea near the demilitarized zone that separates the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Yeonchon, north of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, June 18, 2009. South Korean military soldiers take part in the live fire exercise, aims to prepare for the possible attack from North Korea on June 18, 2009 in Cheorwon, South Korea. North Kora vowed to restart plutonium extraction after The United Nations Security Council unanimously imposed punishing new sanctions on North Korea on June 12.
North Korea may fire a long-range ballistic missile toward Hawaii in early July, a Japanese news report said Thursday, as Russia and China urged the regime to return to international disarmament talks on its rogue nuclear program.