North Korea Missile launch

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North Korean missile delivers message: There’s little Japan can do

It has been three years since North Korea last tested submarine-delivered missiles, which pose a particularly serious challenge because they are harder to detect and extend the range of the North’s arsenal.

North Korea says Kim supervised weapons tests, criticizes Seoul

The report by North Korean state media came hours after President Donald Trump said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has expressed a desire to meet again to start nuclear negotiations.


North Korea confirms another test of rocket launcher system

The report by Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency came a day after South Korea's military said it detected North Korea firing projectiles twice into the sea off its eastern coast.

Mike Pence seeks to reassure allies on NKorean nuclear threat

"We'll be ensuring that whatever cooperation that's existing between North and South Korea today on Olympic teams does not cloud the reality of a regime that must continue to be isolated by the world community," Pence told reporters.

UN aviation agency not eyeing 'no-fly' zone around North Korea: report

Airlines are already avoiding North Korean airspace and some have re-routed flights to avoid portions of the Sea of Japan because of the missile tests.

North Korea says new missile can re-enter atmosphere

The Hwasong-15 missile, described as North Korea's "most powerful", was launched in darkness early on Wednesday. It landed in Japanese waters but flew higher than any other missile the North had previously tested.


North Korea poses a 'grave threat' to the world: White House

The ICBM, launched yesterday from Sain Ni, North Korea , travelled about 1000 km before splashing down in the Sea of Japan, within Japan's exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

North Korea says successfully tested ICBM, claims it can reach US

In a government statement released through state media, North Korea said the Hwasong-15, the "greatest ICBM,'' could be armed with a "super-large heavy nuclear warhead'' and striking the "whole mainland'' of the United States.

US bomber drills aggravate North Korea ahead of Donald Trump's Asia visit

Donald Trump arrives in Asia Sunday, beginning his first trip to the region as president in Japan before heading to South Korea and China, then Vietnam and the Philippines.

US official says not ruling out eventual direct talks North Korea

The United States is not ruling out the eventual possibility of direct talks with North Korea, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan said on Tuesday.