How the North Korean missile launch is affecting the world   

Published: 12th August 2017 01:44 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th August 2017 04:27 PM  

North Korea has threatened the world nations by conducting three nuclear tests, and recently  a fourth one, amid tensions over fresh US sanctions and UN moves to censure Pyongyang for its human rights violations. ( Photo | AP )
North Korea has threatened the world nations by conducting three nuclear tests, and recently a fourth one, amid tensions over fresh US sanctions and UN moves to censure Pyongyang for its human rights violations. ( Photo | AP )
The threat to Japan from North Korea has reached a “new stage” as the country is capable of launching an intercontinental ballistic missiles.A PAC-3 interceptor is deployed in the compound of a garrison of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force in Konan, Kochi prefecture, Japan. ( Photo | AP )
The threat to Japan from North Korea has reached a “new stage” as the country is capable of launching an intercontinental ballistic missiles.A PAC-3 interceptor deployed in the compound of a garrison of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force is seen in the picture. ( Photo | AP )
South Korean army soldiers patrol along the barbed-wire fence in South Korea's Paju, near the border with North Korea, Friday, Aug. 11, 2017.South Korea became more vigilant after North Korea's nuclear experiment. ( Photo | AP )
South Korean army soldiers patrol along the barbed-wire fence in South Korea's Paju, near the border with North Korea, Friday, Aug. 11, 2017.South Korea became more vigilant after North Korea's nuclear experiment. ( Photo | AP )
U.S. and South Korean soldiers salute during the South Korea-U.S. Combined Force Command at U.S. military base, in Seoul, South Korea. U.S. and South Korean military officials plan to move ahead with large-scale exercises later this month that North Korea, now finalizing plans to launch a salvo of missiles towards Guam.  ( Photo | AP )
U.S. and South Korean soldiers salute during the South Korea-U.S. Combined Force Command at U.S. military base, in Seoul, South Korea. U.S. and South Korean military officials plan to move ahead with large-scale exercises later this month as North Korea, now finalizing plans to launch a salvo of missiles towards Guam. ( Photo | AP )
President Donald Trump gestures as he answers a question regarding the ongoing situation in North Korea.Trump told Kim Jong-un to expect “fire and fury” if he continues to threaten the United States. ( Photo | AP )
President Donald Trump gestures as he answers a question regarding the ongoing situation in North Korea.Trump told Kim Jong-un to expect “fire and fury” if he continues to threaten the United States. ( Photo | AP )
This file photo distributed by the North Korean government shows what was said to be the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile, ICBM, in North Korea's northwest, Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this photo.  ( Photo | AP )
This file photo distributed by the North Korean government shows the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile, in North Korea's northwest, Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this photo. ( Photo | AP )
A South Korean army soldier stands guard at a military post at the Imjingak Pavilion near the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea. ( Photo | AP )
A South Korean army soldier stands guard at a military post at the near the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea. ( Photo | AP )
people eagerly reading the newspaper at a subway train platform in Pyongyang, North Korea, after U.S. President Donald Trump's recent 'fire and fury' invocation.  ( Photo | AP )
People eagerly reading the newspaper at a subway train platform in Pyongyang, North Korea, after U.S. President Donald Trump's recent 'fire and fury' invocation. ( Photo | AP )
A resident buys bottles of water at Home Depot in Guam Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.  After North Korea's nuclear threat, residents of  the small U.S. territory prepare for possible missile strike. ( Photo | AP)
A resident of Guam buys bottles of water at Home Depot in Guam Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. After North Korea's nuclear threat, residents of this small U.S. territory started preparing for possible missile strike. ( Photo | AP)
A member of Japan Self-Defense Force stands by a PAC-3 Patriot missile unit deployed against the North Korea's missile firing, at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo, after North Korea fired four banned ballistic missiles that flew about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles), with three of them landing in Japan's exclusive economic zone.
A member of Japan Self-Defense Force stands by a PAC-3 Patriot missile unit deployed against the North Korea's missile firing, at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo, after North Korea fired four banned ballistic missiles that flew about 1,000 kilometers, with three of them landing in Japan's exclusive economic zone.
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