Monday, Dec 05, 2022

North Korea Missile launch


North Korea continues missile barrage with test over Japan

November 03, 2022 5:52 am

The launches are the latest in a series of North Korean weapons test in recent months that have raised tensions in the region. They came a day after Pyongyang fired more than 20 missiles, the most it has fired in a single day ever.

North Korea fires 17 missiles, one landing off South Korean coast for first time

November 02, 2022 3:58 pm

It was the first time a ballistic missile had landed near the South's waters since the peninsula was divided in 1945, and the most missiles fired by the North in a single day.

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

October 03, 2019 7:51 am

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

August 11, 2019 7:43 am

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

August 03, 2019 7:22 am

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

February 07, 2018 3:02 pm

"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

December 08, 2017 10:13 am

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

November 30, 2017 7:30 am

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

November 30, 2017 7:13 am

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

November 29, 2017 10:53 am

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.


North Korea releases photos of Kim Jong Un watching missile launch

October 11, 2022 2:58 pm

North Korea fired two ballistic missiles early on Sunday, authorities in neighbouring countries said, the seventh such launch by Pyongyang in recent days that added to widespread alarm in Washington and its allies in Tokyo and Seoul.