ballistic missile test

New ferry links North Korea and Russia despite U.S. calls for isolation

The launch of the weekly service linking Vladivostok and the North Korean port of Rajin also came despite North Korea's test-firing of a new type of ballistic missile on Sunday that landed in the sea near Russia, according to Reuters. The

North Korea could be in final stages of nuclear test preparations: report

Washington-based 38 North, a website that monitors North Korea, said the images from Saturday showed the continued presence of vehicles and trailers at the Punggye-ri test site and signs that communications cables may have been laid to a test tunnel, according to

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