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 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 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, Joinfo.com 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 missile lands near Japan waters, alarms Tokyo

The main body of the missile landed in Japan's economic exclusion zone, a Japanese defence official said, escalating regional tensions that were already high after a series of missile launches this year and the decision by the United States to place a

South Korea says North Korea fired missile into sea

The projectile was fired from a region near the North's east coast, a South Korean military official said by telephone, Reuters reports. It was a short-range surface to air missile, another official at the 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

Russia keeps 95% of strategic missiles in position of combat readiness

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, speaking expanded meeting of the board of MOD, said that the Strategic Missile Forces keep 95% of launchers in constant readiness for combat use, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to TASS. Strategic nuclear forces of Russia in 2015

North Korea failed to launch a missile from submarine

According to a source from the South Korean government, the failure took place in the Sea of Japan, Joinfo.ua reports with the reference to Asian Review. There is no evidence yet that a missile ever got airborne, the source said fragments of