South Korea, U.S. to discuss counter measures to North Korea missile launch

South Korea and the U.S. are to formally meet for a discussion of  deployment of the THAAD missile defense system, after North Korea claimed to have successfully launched a satellite into space. THAAD is an acronym for the U.S.-made Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, which can target short, medium and intermediate ballistic missiles in… Read More South Korea, U.S. to discuss counter measures to North Korea missile launch

North Korea launches satellite into Space

North Korea has successfully launched a satellite into space, North Korean state TV reports. North Korea has launched a long-range “missile,” a South Korean defense ministry official said on Sunday, an action immediately condemned by the United States as “destabilizing and provocative.” Though North Korea had said it actually put a satellite into orbit, the… Read More North Korea launches satellite into Space

North Korea about to launch rocket, mobile missile launcher on the move

North Korea’s mobile missile launcher, carrying a ballistic missile, has been seen moving near the east coast and activity has also been seen at a long-range rocket launch pad on the west coast, Japanese public broadcaster NHK said on Thursday. International pressure has grown on North Korea to call off a planned rocket launch, seen… Read More North Korea about to launch rocket, mobile missile launcher on the move

We have carried out hydrogen bomb test successfully- North Korea

The North Korean authorities say they have successfully tested a hydrogen bomb amid reports of a tremor near the main nuclear test site. State media announced the test after monitors detected a 5.1 magnitude quake close to the Punggye-ri site. North Korea is thought to have conducted three previous underground nuclear tests there since 2006.… Read More We have carried out hydrogen bomb test successfully- North Korea