North Korea fired three ballistic missiles toward the sea east of the Korean Peninsula on Saturday, the South Korean military said. The launches were the latest in an unprecedented number of missile tests conducted by North Korea this year, as Pyongyang presses on with weapons development amid speculation it could test a nuclear weapon for… Read More North Korea test-fires three ballistic missiles
North Korea fired two ballistic missiles towards the sea off its east coast on Friday, the South Korean military said, the latest in an unprecedented number of missile tests this year. Coming only days after two other missiles were launched and just after allegations were made on Thursday the country is shipping munitions to Russian… Read More North Korea fires two ballistic missiles off its east coast
South Korea and the United States held joint air force drills on Friday, using F-35A fighters, in response to North Korea’s test of an intercontinental ballistic missile, South Korea’s defense ministry said.
North Korea test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Friday that Japanese officials said had sufficient range to reach the mainland of the United States and that landed just 200 kilometres (130 miles) off Japan. The launch, reported by both South Korean and Japanese officials, comes a day after a smaller missile launch by the… Read More North Korea test-fires intercontinental ballistic missile landing near Japan
North Korea fired multiple ballistic missiles on Thursday, including a possible failed intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that triggered an alert for residents in parts of central and northern Japan to seek shelter. Despite an initial government warning that a missile had overflown Japan, Tokyo later said that was incorrect. Officials in South Korea and Japan… Read More North Korea test-fires multiple ballistic missiles
The United States, Japan and South Korea warned on Wednesday that an “unparalleled” scale of response would be warranted if North Korea conducts a seventh nuclear bomb test. Washington and its allies believe North Korea could be about to resume nuclear bomb testing for the first time since 2017. “We agreed that an unparalleled scale… Read More U.S., Japan and South Korea warn of ‘unparalleled’ response if North Korea conducts new nuclear test
North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast on Friday, South Korea’s military said, the latest in a series of launches by the nuclear-armed country. Earlier, South Korea’s military said it scrambled fighter jets when a group of about 10 North Korean military aircraft flew close to the border… Read More North Korea fires short-range ballistic missile into sea off east coast
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. Officials in the South Korean capital have said the uptick in the North’s missile launches could signal it… Read More North Korea keeps up its recent series of launches as it fires two ballistic missiles