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North Korea missiles


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

No missiles but ballet as North Korea's Kim Jong Un puts on a show

April 17, 2018 9:55 am

On last year’s Day of the Sun, Kim put on a military parade bristling with his latest ballistic missiles, exacerbating international tension over his nuclear weapon and missile programmes.

North Korea fires ballistic missile, Donald Trump, Shinzo Abe reaffirm commitment to combat threat

November 29, 2017 7:03 am

Barely a week after the US slapped fresh sanctions on North Korea and declared it a state sponsor of terrorism, Pyongyang launched an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) which travelled about 1000 km before splashing down in the Sea of Japan.

Donald Trump seeks billions of dollars to counter North Korean missiles

November 07, 2017 8:30 am

Roughly $1.2 billion in the request would allow the Defense Department to deploy an additional 3,500 US troops to Afghanistan as part of Trump's new strategy for the country/.

North Korea seen moving ICBM-grade rocket towards west coast: Media

September 05, 2017 8:28 am

South Korea's defence ministry said in parliament on Monday that North Korea was considered ready to launch more missiles, including ICBMs, at any time.

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe calls North Korea's action 'unprecedented'

August 29, 2017 8:32 am

"I didn’t feel prepared at all. Even if we get these alerts there’s nowhere to run. It’s not like we have a basement or bomb shelter, all we can do is get away from the window," she told Reuters by text message.