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North Korea missiles


North Korea fires ballistic missile toward sea, Seoul says

October 28, 2022 10:04 am

The launch, the latest in a series of weapons tests by North Korea in recent weeks, came on the final day of South Korea’s annual 12-day “Hoguk” field exercises, which also involved an unspecified number of U.S. troops this year

North Korea fires another missile, flies warplanes near border

October 13, 2022 11:34 pm

It's the latest in a spate of missile launches by North Korea in recent weeks. North Korea said Thursday that leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test-launches of long-range cruise missiles that he said successfully demonstrated his military's expanding nuclear strike capabilities.

Seoul's reprisal blows up after North Korean missile success 

October 05, 2022 8:37 pm

The explosion and subsequent fire panicked and confused residents of the coastal city of Gangneung, who were already uneasy over the increasingly provocative weapons tests by rival North Korea.

US rolls out more sanctions after North Korea missile tests

March 12, 2022 12:00 pm

North Korea's neighbours detected two ballistic launches last week. North Korea later said it was testing cameras and other systems to be installed on a spy satellite but didn't disclose what missiles or rockets it used.

US and 10 countries condemn North Korean missile launch

March 08, 2022 8:56 am

U.S. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield read a statement from the 11 countries after a closed Security Council briefing on North Korea’s 11th ballistic missile launch since the beginning of the year on Saturday, which was detected by its neighbors.

North Korea says it tested new railway-borne missile system to strike 'threatening forces'

September 16, 2021 12:25 pm

The missiles flew 800 km (497 miles) before striking a target in the sea off North Korea's east coast, KCNA said.

US, Japan and South Korea meet after North Korea missile test

September 14, 2021 4:40 pm

The meeting follows announcements from North Korean state media that tests involving a new long-range missile over the weekend, had been successful.

North Korea fires two suspected missiles in possible new warning

May 10, 2019 10:08 am

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the weapons flew 420 kilometers (260 miles) and 270 kilometers (167 miles), respectively. It said it is working with the United States to determine more details, such as the types of weapons that were fired.

Mike Pompeo promises North Korea future 'brimming with prosperity' if it denuclearizes

May 12, 2018 7:14 am

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha stressed that sanctions against Pyongyang would not be lifted until it had taken concrete steps to denuclearize.

Kim Jong Un promises to close North Korea nuclear test site in May, unify time zone

April 29, 2018 9:06 am

Confirming the report, Kim told Moon that he would invite experts and journalists from the United States and South Korea to ensure "transparency" of the dismantling of the facilities, the Blue House said