North Korea fires short-range projectiles

North Korea fired several short-range projectiles from its east coast on Saturday, South Korea’s military said, as analysts said the country is stepping up pressure against the United States after February’s failed nuclear summit in Hanoi. The South Korean military initially described it as a missile launch, but subsequently gave a more vague description. If… Read More North Korea fires short-range projectiles

North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan into the Pacific

​ North Korea fired a missile that flew over Japan’s northern Hokkaido far out into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, deepening tensions after Pyongyang’s recent test of its most powerful nuclear bomb. The missile flew over Japan and landed in the Pacific about 2,000 km (1,240 miles) east of… Read More North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan into the Pacific

North Korea fires land-to-ship missiles off its east coast

North Korea fired what appeared to be several land-to-ship missiles off its east coast on Thursday, South Korea’s military said, a day after the South postponed full deployment of a controversial U.S. anti-missile system designed to deter a North Korean attack. The launches, the latest in a fast-paced series of missile tests defying world pressure… Read More North Korea fires land-to-ship missiles off its east coast

North Korea fires ballistic missile from submarine

North Korea fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile off its east coast early on Wednesday, South Korea’s military said, the latest in a string of missile launches by the isolated country in defiance of UN Security Council resolutions. The missile was fired at around 5:30 a.m. (4:30 p.m. ET) from near the coastal city of Sinpo,… Read More North Korea fires ballistic missile from submarine