We’ll go now to the Korean peninsula, where tensions are continuing to increase. Last night North Korea gave its armed forces approval to launch a nuclear strike on the United States.
The United States has reacted by sending an advanced ballistic missile defence system to the Pacific island of Guam, a US territory, in response to the threats.
And for the second day running, North Korea has blocked South Koreans from attending work at the Kaesong industrial facility which it runs with South Korea.
John Power is a journalist with the Korea Herald and he joined Pat from Seoul