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North Korea fires Scud-class ballistic missile, Japan protests

The missile was believed to be a Scud-class ballistic missile and flew about 450 km (280 miles), South Korean officials said. North Korea has a large stockpile of the short-range missiles, originally developed by the Soviet Union, according to Reuters. Monday's launch

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 missile test was ‘new type of ballistic rocket’

The missile, launched at a steep angle on Sunday, reached an altitude of 2,000km (1,242 miles) and travelled about 700km, landing in the sea west of Japan. North Korea said on Monday it was a test of the abilities of a

North Korean missile test fails

The attempted launch occurred a day after the regime of Kim Jong Un showed off a bevy of new missiles and launchers at a large-scale military parade on its most important holiday, according to CNN. A South Korean defense official said

North Korea displays apparently new missiles as U.S. carrier group approaches

Missiles appeared to be the main theme of a giant military parade, with Kim's grandson, leader Kim Jong Un, taking time to greet the commander of the Strategic Forces, the branch that oversees the missile arsenal, according to Reuters. A U.S. Navy

North Korea test-fires missile into sea ahead of Trump-Xi summit

The missile flew about 60 km (40 miles) from its launch site at Sinpo, a port city on North Korea's east coast, the South Korean Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement, Joinfo.com reports with reference to

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

Reuters: North Korea has no fear of U.S. sanctions move, will pursue nuclear arms, envoy says

This includes developing a "pre-emptive first strike capability" and an inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM), said Choe Myong Nam, deputy ambassador at the North Korean mission to the United Nations in Geneva, Reuters reports. Reuters, quoting a senior U.S. official in Washington, reported