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North Korea fires medium-range ballistic missile

South Korea, which called the launch "reckless and irresponsible," said the missile flew about 500 kilometers (300 miles) from an area near Pukchang, in western North Korea, according to CNN. Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada said the missile hit the water about

North Korea New Missile Launch Fails

"A missile appears to have exploded within seconds of launch," U.S. Pacific Command spokesman Dave Benham said in a statement, according to NBC News. "We are working with our interagency partners on a more detailed assessment. We continue to monitor North

North Korea ‘conducts high-thrust engine test’

Leader Kim Jong-un declared the test "a new birth" for the North's rocket industry, state news agency KCNA said, according to the BBC. He said the engine would help North Korea achieve world-class satellite launch capability, it added. The development, not confirmed elsewhere,

North Korea says ballistic missile test was a ‘success’

The device was described as a "surface-to-surface medium-to-long-range ballistic missile", according to the Korean state news agency KCNA, reports with reference to the BBC. South Korea's defence ministry called it an armed provocation to test the response of US President Donald

North Korea fires three ballistic missiles as G20 leaders meet in China

The missiles were fired from a region south of the capital Pyongyang just after noon local time (0300 GMT) and flew about 1,000 km (600 miles), hitting Japan's air defense identification zone, the South's Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said,

Russia launched a ballistic missile

Russian Defense Ministry published video of training launch a ballistic missile "Sineva” in the Barents Sea. It was performed from the strategic missile submarine "Verkhoturye." The launch was made from a submerged position. At the appointed time the missile warhead hit the