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North Korea Holds Off On Guam Missile Plan

Although prepared for "the enveloping fire at Guam", the North said it would watch what "the foolish Yankees" do before taking a decision, according to the BBC. Last week's threat against Guam escalated the sharp rhetoric being exchanged between the two sides. This

North Korea leader Kim guides test of new anti-aircraft weapon

The North's KCNA news agency did not report the exact nature of the weapon or the time of the test but said it was organized by the Academy of National Defence Science, a blacklisted agency that is believed to be developing missiles

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 Korea fires missile days after new South Korea leader pledges dialogue

The U.S. Pacific Command said it was assessing the type of missile but it was "not consistent with an intercontinental ballistic missile". Japanese Defence Minister Tomomi Inada said the missile could be of a new type, according to Reuters. The missile flew

North Korea claims US ‘biochemical’ plot to kill Kim Jong Un

In an extraordinary 1,800-word report Friday, which offered no evidence other than account laced with fantastical language, North Korean state news agency KCNA said a "hideous terrorist group" conspired with the CIA and South Korea's Intelligence Service (IS) to mount the attack,

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 issues warning as US strike group heads to Korean Peninsula

The Pentagon is sending the 97,000-ton USS Carl Vinson with an escort of a guided-missile cruiser and two destroyers following another missile test by North Korea last week. According to a statement provided to CNN by officials in Pyongyang, the "current

Malaysia releases Kim Jong Nam’s body in deal ending spat with North Korea

U.S. and South Korean intelligence sources say North Korea masterminded the deadly attack on Kim Jong Nam last month using VX nerve agent, a chemical so toxic that it is on a U.N. list of weapons of mass destruction, Joinfo.com reports

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